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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” (1,508 reviews)
“cinnamon bread” (120 reviews)
“bavarian cream” (71 reviews)
Open Now
05:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
£
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LOCATION
634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
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Reviewed 2 days 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 yesterday

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

Reviewed 3 days 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 2 days 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 4 days 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 3 days 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 5 days 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 4 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot go to downtown Gatlinburg and not get at least two donuts for yourself from the Donut Friar. I will never be able to eat a donut without comparing it to the donut friar’s. Pure sweet goodness.. I left with a dozen to take...More

Thank Trail56190457759
peg p, Public Relations Manager at Donut Friar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thank you so much for your review and your LOVE for our donuts. We value our loyal customers and are so grateful for your repeat business--- *blushing*☺️

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go for the Glazed Croissants, skip the local pancakes. Coffee, not bad either (this is not a coffee town). Friendly folks own and run.

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

Sarslim thank you for your review. The croissants have become many people's favorite. Sometimes we sell out before noon. We hope you come visit the Donut Friar and the Village 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, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 22:00
Monday
05:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 22:00
Thursday
05:00 - 22:00
Friday
05:00 - 22:00
Saturday
05:00 - 22:00
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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