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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
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (1,495 reviews)
“cinnamon bread” (120 reviews)
“bavarian cream” (70 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
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LOCATION
634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
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Reviewed today

So good, put on your "must do" list when visiting the Smoky Mountains. Stop in Gatlinburg and buy up as much as you can. Work it off on trails.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We don't usually indulge in donuts, but when we do, it's at the Donut Friar on vacation. They also have coffee, hot tea, hot cider and hot chocolate for the cold mornings. Have a few tables upstairs, some available outside, or take back to your...More

Thank taichijulie
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your review taichijulie! We are grateful that you decide to indulge in our donuts while you are on vacation. Hopefully the memories are worth it. Thankfully the line moves fast too because October is our busiest month. Can't wait to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It rained like crazy when we shuffled into this little gem. I not only loved every bite but the cashier was really nice!!

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

AWESOME to know Danielle S that you found us and liked us! Thank you for the review and please come back soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

These donuts are incredible! They're light, fluffy, and unlike any other donut I've had in my life. The cinnamon twists are the best! They're like elephant ears from the fair, but better. Plenty of cute merch too! The t-shirts are reasonably priced, come in many...More

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

Neat Lacey R.....the mug selection is awesome isn't it! We are glad you settled for two instead of one. And the shirts, I hope when you wear yours you are surprised by how many people know about our store. The CinnamonTwists are definitely a fan...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great donuts, the perfect snack and a quiet place to get away from the tourist. If you like cake donuts there the best. Cash only

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

Thank you so much for your review cunninghambh! We agree that The Village and The Donut Friar is a good retreat away from the busy-ness of the main street. We are glad our CAKE donuts are the best, we agree! Come back soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Need I say more? Donuts! Yummy and fresh with fresh coffee. There is an area upstairs to eat that you may not notice due to the line.

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

Thank you so much for your review mvandueschen! We are glad you liked our donuts and coffee. October is our busiest month so we are glad you were able to find and escape to our upstairs eating area. Please come back soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Any time of day a great option for a fresh tasting donut. Great location and service. Impossible to resist!

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

Thank you for your review Paula B! Please come back soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Shut yo mouth! This is my kids favorite place in the smokies. We have been here countless times and its always delicious! Be aware...its cash only but they do have an atm!

Thank btm8004
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

AWESOME to hear btm8004! We are happy to know that we are you kids' favorite place! Thank you for coming back over and over again. See ya soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped by for a snack and got a coconut donut which was so good. Definitely would recommend for a quick pick me up.

Thank Shannon F
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Awesome! Thank you so much for your review Shannon F. Come back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been coming here for years and love the service and the food! Always a great experience, I look forward to stopping in every time we come to Gatlinburg😊

Thank Melissa N
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Melissa N for your review and your loyal visits. We are glad you like both the food and the service. See you soon.

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RachyRach89
4 September 2018|
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Response from peg p | Property representative |
Both yeast glazed and cake glazed and many other options! Check out our pictures on instagram and facebook. Sorry for the late response.
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Joseph M
23 July 2017|
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Response from RussC350 | 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
7 April 2017|
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Response from GoldRushJunkie | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do along with coffee and hot cocoa.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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