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“Amazing!” 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, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Pikeville, Ky.
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2013

If you find yourself walking around Gatlinburg, you absolutely must stop at the Donut Friar. Every year I get the eclair and everytime, it is excellent. Just make sure you take a minute or two to sit and enjoy it and not just eat as you walk. You really have to experience this thing, not just eat it.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best eclairs!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

If you are craving something sweet, walk down through the villages shops to the donut friar. They have many items in their bakery, but their chocolate eclairs are the best around!

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Louisville
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Best treat on the strip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2013 via mobile

If you like a treat, you have to try an eclair from this spot. It's a few steps off the main road in the village. Trust me, skip the overpriced desserts and get a dessert here.

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Harrison, Ohio, United States
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125 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Always a nice treat!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

We have stopped here several times and every time it is good. Love the éclairs. The kids like the cookies. The cinnamon beard is a good choice to share.

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“ECLAIRS”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2013

I would have to say they have the best ECLAIRS ever made. Every bit of 8 inches of pure delight. Definetly a diet crusher but oh so worth it.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jill M
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