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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%
Travellers talk about
“donuts” (1,509 reviews)
“cinnamon bread” (120 reviews)
“bavarian cream” (71 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
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American
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LOCATION
634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
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Reviewed yesterday

the food is delicious. Get there early for the biggest selection. The employees are friendly and like to joke around a little bit and that is always a plus.

Thank Blake1970
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best donuts ever, and the atmosphere adds to the experience! No trip to Gatlinburg is complete with out visiting here!

Thank Emily N
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review Emily N! We are grateful for you and we are glad you let us be a part of your visit to Gatlinburg.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very delicious donuts! We followed our nose to this shop and were not disappointed at all. I had the chocolate eclair and my bf had the cinnamon twister. Both were delicious.

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

Thank you kelly_dominque for your review. We are so glad that you found us! Come back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the European-esque Village in downtown Gatlinburg, this is a must stop. There is usually a line, but it is worth it. I like to pay to park at Pi Beta Phi Elem as I know the school gets money from it and it...More

Thank MasterP007
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review MasterP007. We appreciate your continued business and your great suggestion to park at the elementary school! Have a great day and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

EVERY time my wife and I come Gatlinburg, one of our first stops is Donut Friar. Their Eclair is GOLD! They have great coffee. The smell of the place is heavenly. I can not recommend it enough!

Thank KF821
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much KF821!!!! We are grateful to have you and your wife as our regular customers. We appreciate the review and look forward to your next visit. ;-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These donuts are amazing. We have been going to Gatlinburg for over 15 years and this was our first time trying them. We will be back.More

Thank crystalm37
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

OH MAN! 15 lost years! You will certainly have to make up for all that lost time! Thank you for the review Crystalm37 and please please please come back and try more. We celebrate our 50th year soon and hope to be here 50 more!!!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, Good donuts and excellent cinnamon bread, always get several to take home. Cash only but they ave ATM in store.

Thank joe s
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Joe S. We have heard that our cinnamon bread makes a fantastic french toast! It also freezes well. Come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped into the Donut Friar before leaving town to get glazed croissants & chocolate crullers to take back home. We love the Donut Friar & have been enjoying it for years!!!

Thank rtoptngirl276
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are so glad you take the time to visit us every time you are in town! We appreciate you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We make a point to come to this little shopping area always when we visit the smokies. The donut place it's a must in out opinion.

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

Thank you El Mega M for your review. Thank you for always stopping by when you are in town. We love the location and the quaintness of The Village too! See ya soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always stop here for Cream pillows. They are my husband's favorite pastry. They have lots of doughnuts to choose from and drinks. They also sell coffee mugs .

Thank Judy C
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Judy C. I hope it is a favorite spot of yours too!? Thank you for the review and tell your hubby to keep coming back! 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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