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Donut Friar

634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
+1 865-436-7306
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (1,414 reviews)
“cinnamon bread” (108 reviews)
“eclair” (74 reviews)
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5:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every time we visit Gatlinburg we have a few places that we must go before we leave, and the Donut Friar is definitely one we don’t want to miss. Located beside and behind the Pancake Pantry, the Eclairs and World Famous Cinnamon Bread are treats...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We've stopped in the Donut Friar on both of our trips to Gatlinburg. Be prepared to make a difficult decision if you're only choosing one pastry! But, the prices are super reasonable so if you can't choose one, take another to go! They only accept...More

Thank jennalynn2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

Old fashion style donut shop. Large selection. Many coffees and hot drinks to choose from also. Great snack stop.

Thank warner97
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want freshly made scrumptious homemade donuts this is the place to go. It is located in The Village right in the center of Parkway running through Gatlinburg. Worth a trip!!!

Thank Cheryl201426
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have the best donuts in Gatlinburg. The hot chocolate and coffee is also great. They have a large selection.

Thank thegreatsmokiesfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The donut friar is the best kept secret in Gatlinburg. The donuts are always fresh and the staff are very friendly.

1  Thank BusTraveler09
Reviewed 1 week ago

What's better than fresh donuts! They are cheap, delicious and easy to eat on the go. Keep in mind that its cash only. The setting is perfect to sit and take in but you may have to shoo a pigeon. We always get a good...More

1  Thank Dustin A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a glazed donut from here. It was good, my husband had an eclair and said it was good too. The store was very busy so I felt rushed making my choice. They only accept cash so a few people had to jump out...More

1  Thank ladaniels78
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shops are open late so I loved getting a cappuccino and donuts in this very cute place. Staff was wonderful, lots of choices of both coffee and donuts. Very busy.

1  Thank Jane T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After having a poor breakfast experience at our hotel the next day we decided to get a couple donuts before heading into the park. A short walk from the Gatlinburg strip through a wonderful brick courtyard with easy street parking in the early morning hours....More

1  Thank Woodworker1196
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Questions & Answers
Joseph M
23 July 2017|
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Response from mashael31 | Reviewed this property |
no cash only
stephen m
7 April 2017|
Response from GoldRushJunkie | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do along with coffee and hot cocoa.
Janet W
16 March 2017|
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Response from Bob K |
Just went in today and he laughed at us and made a sarcastic comment. No they don't have GF. Would never go back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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