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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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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Must stop in and get whatever they have!! So good!! Wish I had bought more before we left!! Small bakery but awesome!! Just if you go make sure to bring plenty of cash. They only take cash and your total can rack up especially when buying multiple items.

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Thank Natasha M
Fort Payne, Alabama
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Donut Friar is a wonderful bakery that is tucked away in a cute shopping village behind the Pancake Pantry. The donuts and cinnamon bread are delicious !!! We recently got some donuts and hot cocoa to enjoy on a drive into the park... perfection!!! I recommend the cinnamon cake donut and the chocolate crueller!!!

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Thank 838gsimpson
Mississippi
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Thanks God Gatlinburg was saved. We always go to the Donut Friar at least twice on our trip. Go early and they may have room to go upstairs and eat your delicious pastry and drink your coffee or Java. Awesome place!

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

They make their own home made donuts. They are yummy! I can't leave Gatlinburg without eating their donuts! Delicious !!

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Thank Bev S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this donut place for the first time. It was crowded but the wait was worth it. These were the best I've eaten in a long time. Very helpful staff

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Thank Teresa S
Dayton, Ohio
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great donuts. Tried a few different kinds. Only thing I would say is wish there was more selection. I was looking forward to trying their chocolate eclairs. They were out. The ones we did get were great.

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Thank enjoylifeDiana
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look, it's hard to mess up a donut (or doughnut). The Friar gets the donut right, making for a great snack in the middle of a day wandering Gatlinburg's strip.

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Thank Byron G
Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't send your husband alone...or he may come back with one of everything! Perfect for the mornings when you don't want to go out and eat.

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Thank KatyinWV
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just like the way it tasted in Rome! Great afternoon pick-me-up. A donut and coffee...sugar and caffeine...tastes great too.

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Thank Purshina P
Oxford, Ohio
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must stop every time we go to Gatlinburg. All of the donuts are made fresh everyday. And don't forget to try the hot apple cider. The German village where the Donut Friar is located is an awesome place to shop as well.

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Thank Tommy J

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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, 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 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?