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Donut Friar

634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
+1 865-436-7306
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (1,481 reviews)
“cinnamon bread” (118 reviews)
“bavarian cream” (69 reviews)
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634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great local place that still feels like Old Gatlinburg! Tasty donuts and friendly service. We always visit every trip to Gatlinburg.

Thank nolabass728
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed real close to The Village Shops. Walked to The Donut Friar for coffee and donuts. They did not disappoint. Glazed donut and coffee on a Saturday morning. Delicious

Thank Dan J
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Yum! Sounds delicious right about now. Thanks for your review Dan J. We love the peace and serenity The Village offers then with a donut and coffee-- just seals the deal. Have a great day and please come back.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great donuts. Friendly staff. Fun location. Only downside is seating. Not much room and no high chairs.

Thank traveler2983
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Travelr2983, Did you check out our seating upstairs? Not a great view of The Village, but warm and cozy in the winter. Thank you for your review. We are glad you liked us!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The donuts are delicious! A little pricey but great . Donuts cost about twice as much here as they do at home but they’re very good.More

Thank regnur617
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so glad you liked our donuts. Yes, they can be pricey, but unfortunately, so is our rent! ugh, ugh ugh! Gotta hate that! Some people sweetly rationalize that it is cheaper than a breakfast out. Thank goodness for that! Thank you for trying...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fresh, handmade donuts. You can clearly taste the difference. Nice selection of coffee mugs to purchase as well.

Thank Vince M
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review Vince M. Please come back and see us!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Most delicious donuts ever. And I generally don't like donuts! My boyfriend made 2 trips to this place on our 3 day stay. Had to bring friends home some goodies

Thank Diantha H
Kathleen M, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Diantha we are glad the Donut Friar made you change your mind about donuts, especially the Donut Friar donuts. We hope you visit us again next time you are in Gatlinburg. The cinnamon bread is a great choice to bring back to friends.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had eclairs and frozen cappuccinos this time. Yes, we come here every time we visit Gatlinburg! The quaint, personal little shop, reminds me of a European bakery. Everything is great! Service is always kind. Even if you’ve already eaten breakfast - there’s always room...More

Thank Jo L
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

"Always room for a donut!" We love that advice. Thank you for making us a routine stop while you are in Gatlinburg. We love the atmosphere of The Village too. It makes the experience so much more enjoyable. We can't wait for your next visit...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Bought some donuts one morning and was very satisfied with the product. Even though we bought cake donuts, they were still light and airy and very tasty - not your normal heavy cake donut that you get from other places.

Thank KenKoz
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are so glad you liked us KenKoz! Thank you for the review. Please come back again.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was delicious! After reading reviews we knew we had to give it a try. It is tucked away in the village in Gatlinburg. Both our doughnuts were amazing and reasonably priced.

Thank MegsW19
Kathleen M, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you megsw12 for giving the Donut Friar a try. The village is a unique shopping area which some people miss. Please come back soon and try more DONUTS.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe is so old world, love it. The coffee was good just a little on the weak side for us. My husband had the Bavarian cream pastry and absolutely loved it. Great friendly service at 6AM.

Thank newengland83
Kathleen M, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for making an early morning visit to the Donut Friar. We are glad you enjoyed the donuts and quaint atmosphere. Please come again.

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Joseph M
July 23, 2017|
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Response from Russ C | Reviewed this property |
They have the ATM in store and to offset most of the fee for the ATM they give you a free drink is you show the ATM receipt at checkout
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stephen m
April 6, 2017|
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Yes they do along with coffee and hot cocoa.
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Not that I know of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-7306
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