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Donut Friar

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634 Parkway Suite 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN
+1 865-436-7306
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05:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 22:00
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Lumberton, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a good thing I don't live close to Donut Friar. We usually go there at least 3 to 5 times on a weeks vacation. Love this place!

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Thank creta23
Gadsden, Alabama
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great donuts at a nice price. A friend told me about this place and we really enjoyed it. Everyone needs to visit.

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Thank KTPE
Cosby,tn
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This shop has been in gatlinburg for many many years. When I was a child in the early 90's my family would drive from Oregon to Tennessee and this would be one of the places we had to stop. When I was a teenager we moved to Tennessee and I worked on the main strip of gatlinburg I would walk... More 

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Thank Sabrina S
Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I walked by this place every time I came here and finally walked in. I'm not big into the fancy donuts so I bought a couple old fashioned and chocolate donuts. The best I have ever tasted! Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside with perfect texture. I got up early to get a dozen before we left... More 

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Thank PatTownsend
Toccoa, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We go here every time we visit Gatlinburg. Yummy, fresh donuts!!! And the price isn't too bad either :)

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Thank lisa c
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The French Crueler is THE BEST! Every year I hit up the donut friar and it's always delicious. It's a must visit!

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Thank Kevin E
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little Shop opens at 5am!! Great coffee and hit chocolate!! Then let's get to the donuts!!! They look awesome but taste even better, not heavy or super filling either. Light and satisfying is a better description and the shop smells awesome!! Worth a stop!!!!

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Thank Eileen C
Asheville, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always come by for homemade doughnuts, the powdered cake are my favorites. Located in The Village on the strip, so there are lots of other shops to visit.

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Thank Vona A
Winfield, Alabama
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Told the worker we traveled 400 miles for a donut. And that was not far from truth for we get one every time we visit. Great.

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Thank john h
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The donuts are always fresh and full of flavor. My favorite is the cinnamon twist, my husband likes the glazed - they have a touch of lemon in the glaze.

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Thank Tammy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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 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?