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Donut Friar

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634 Parkway Suite 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN
+1 865-436-7306
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They make their own home made donuts. They are yummy! I can't leave Gatlinburg without eating their donuts! Delicious !!

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Thank Bev S
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this donut place for the first time. It was crowded but the wait was worth it. These were the best I've eaten in a long time. Very helpful staff

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Thank Teresa S
Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great donuts. Tried a few different kinds. Only thing I would say is wish there was more selection. I was looking forward to trying their chocolate eclairs. They were out. The ones we did get were great.

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Thank enjoylifeDiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Look, it's hard to mess up a donut (or doughnut). The Friar gets the donut right, making for a great snack in the middle of a day wandering Gatlinburg's strip.

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Thank Byron G
Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't send your husband alone...or he may come back with one of everything! Perfect for the mornings when you don't want to go out and eat.

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Thank KatyinWV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just like the way it tasted in Rome! Great afternoon pick-me-up. A donut and coffee...sugar and caffeine...tastes great too.

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Thank Purshina P
Oxford, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must stop every time we go to Gatlinburg. All of the donuts are made fresh everyday. And don't forget to try the hot apple cider. The German village where the Donut Friar is located is an awesome place to shop as well.

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Thank Tommy J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The donuts were a tasty treat in the village in downtown Gatlinburg! Delicious and great quality. The store was steadily busy with customers picking up treats, but the wait was not long at all!

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Kodak, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I remember going here as a youth and through the years have neglected going here. It is as it was then and you can't say that for a lot of places. FABULOUS donuts. Fair price. Only bad part is cash ONLY, but they have an ATM there. Worth the visit and will be back on my list of visit every... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have great drinks and pastries. A little cramped inside but manageable. Always wanted to try this place and it was worth the small off parkway walk. They do however only take cash but have an ATM inside you can use for $3. The receipt will have a $2 coupon but you have to show them you have it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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 Suite 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-7306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?