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“A must stop in gatlinburg” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Donut Friar

Donut Friar
Ranked #1 of 15 Dessert in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $6
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Painted Post, New York
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171 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“A must stop in gatlinburg”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Always make a point to go here early when visiting gatlinburg, probably the best donuts in this area. Also have great coffee, and a nice little area outside to sit and read the paper. The glazed are very popular and usually gone first. But everything we have tried was delish. Must stop to start your day out right.

Visited May 2013
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Gardendale, Alabama
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fresh Donuts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

The Donut Friar is off the beaten path in Gatlinburg, but well worth the visit. They make and fry the donuts on the premises, unlike Duncan, which are frozen, so they are extremely fresh.

  • Visited April 2013
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Lexington, Kentucky
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Buy your coffee cup here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

Best authentic coffee cup in gatlinburg here. They were out of glazed by the time I made it there on Friday, but the chocolate iced donuts were great. Great hot apple code too

Visited May 2013
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Princeton, West Virginia
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“real doughnuts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2013

So fluffy and well flavored you will be back for more. The eclairs are twice the size you normally buy. Service is friendly, I can see why they often have lines out the door.

Visited April 2013
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“Awesome donuts!! so fresh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

YUM!! My husband and I stopped in while doing some shopping on vacation. We each got one donut. I got the glaze and my husband got the chocolate sprinkles. Both were awesome.

Visited April 2013
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