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Donut Friar

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634 Parkway Suite 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN
+1 865-436-7306
05:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love donuts! This place has the best donuts I've ever tasted! I wish more people could make them as good as these people do. I have to stop here at least a couple of times when I'm here.

Thank Patricia T
Sevierville, Tennessee
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123 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been eating their donuts here for years. Always fresh and their cake donuts and glazed are both very good.

Thank James M
Hilton Head Island
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent dessert shop. Donuts are fresh and amazing. We stopped in after lunch and had our dessert. The donuts were super fresh!

Thank VicnLel R
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Donut Friar is a great little place tucked away in The Village. The people are friendly and patient (while we all tried to decide what we wanted). There is a nice little eating area upstairs that you may not know is there and the tables outside make for great people watching. I can't speak for the coffee, but the... More 

Thank Amy M
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must stop every trip to Gburg, even took and extra dozen home! The donuts are the best one will find anywhere!

Thank RedFalcon5
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

These donuts were delicious! One of the best I've had in my life. The man working was so sweet and friendly. Definitely going back during my next trip to Gatlinburg.

Thank emsterrrr
Winchester, Kentucky
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this little gem tucked away in the Village in Gatlinburg. I had read about it in one of the brochures I had picked up and forgotten about it until we came across it. Custard is homemade and donuts are so good! The only downside is they only take cash, but they have an ATM onsite and will give... More 

Thank TLP1022
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just took my six year old for two doughnuts and coffee. Great place for the doughnut. Fair coffee. Really nice people running it. Fun stop.

Thank Tom S
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't go wrong with the donut friar! Lots of variety, hand made in store. Quaint little eating area upstairs!!!

Thank Crankycrew
Lucasville, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always one of our stops in Gatlinburg!!!!The best doughnuts in the world!!! Nicest people you would ever want to meet!! Enjoyable place to sit and have coffee or hot chocolate, We alway bring home doughnuts. You will not regret stopping!!!

Thank odelld11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 Parkway Suite 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-7306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?