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Donut Friar

634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
+1 865-436-7306
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The donuts here are so good I might not be able to have them anywhere else. I left my camera here and the staff member caught up with me to give it back. What a star. Would heartily recommend 😀

Thank Rik B
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I were there in the evening, there wasn't a large selection to choose from but what we bought was fresh and we enjoyed them.

Thank teresae259
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I stopped in to just buy a bottle of water and then I saw the doughnuts. Shouldn't have broken my diet, but oh my gosh! This was the best cruller I have ever had. It was so light. Of course the chocolate icing...... I can't...More

Thank kdp43
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Um, 4 stars because we broke your diet!? Sorry about that! We are so glad you stopped by for water and also got a donut. The Crullers are so airy, surely that doesn't count as a FULL donut! Thanks for your review kdp43 and for...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cheese Danish was great! Husband got blueberry muffin and he really enjoyed. The girls split a glazed and a powdered and they scarfed them down.

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

Thank you so much for your review aposthauer. Hopefully not your last time, please come back and try more!

Reviewed 1 week ago

While shopping we found a small hidden Donut Shop called Donut Friar. The donuts were fantastic but the coffee was out of this world. They have an 18 inch chocolate éclair that melts in your mouth. The staff is very friendly and always seems to...More

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

Thank you for the review ErieChris. We are so glad you found us and enjoyed our product and service. We will have our 50th anniversary soon and have thousands of loyal customers. Hopefully you are now one! Please come back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience. Donuts were fresh and so was the coffee. Quaint place and a welcome place to take a break from walking around downtown Gatlinburg. Enjoy!More

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

Thank you so much Russ A for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed the respite from the main street of Gatlinburg. It is a welcomed break to step back and enjoy the solitude of The Village and our Donut Friar. Come back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The girl working was not helpful and they have no signs outside that say cash only. Next time I will take pictures. I live near there and go frequently to that area . All that hype and cash only? Get with it. It 2018.More

Thank MockingJay08
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Granted it is 2018 and stepping into The Village is like stepping back in time. So is our store. As a small family business we run a cash only business. This way we can keep our cost of doing business down since credit card companies...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never been to the Donut Friar before and decided to go and see how it was. It was early evening on 9/11 and I was the only one in there. The lady barely said hi and just walked behind the counter staring at...More

Thank dreamnavig8r
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry for you experience in our store and we will look into this. We pride ourselves on our product and our service and we are disappointed that you did not have a good first impression.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t pass up a good cream filled doughnut and they have them here! Location is tucked away in a set of shops, and as you get close it get easier to have the smell of fried dough in the air. Staff are super friendly. Doughnuts...More

1  Thank James M
Kathleen M, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

James M Thank you for your review. Some people also do not see the sign that they can get a free drink when they use the atm in the store. We are glad you enjoyed your cream filled donut. Please come again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best doughnuts!! Melt in your mouth! If you’re in Gatlinburg, you should give this a try! You will make a special trip just to go back!

Thank bwvant3
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yay! Thank you so much bwvant3! I hope you make a special trip to come back too!

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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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