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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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“cinnamon bread” (111 reviews)
“eclair” (77 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 2 days ago via mobile

Always a family favorite. We stop at Friar every time we are in Gatlinburg. Their donuts and other pastries are wonderful. Love the atmosphere in the shop but especially in court yard area. One of our favorite settings

Thank Llkewlj
Reviewed 6 days ago

We love this place! They've got a wide variety of donuts and other pastries, and great barista coffees, as well. We love the bavarian cream filling in their eclairs, their puff-pastry dough, and the frosting fillings. Nice, rich chocolate, too! If you have a sweet...More

Thank Regan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always look forward to the Donut Friar! The cake donuts are our favorite. But this visit the Iced Cake donuts taste like old grease!!

Thank Jacquie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandduaghter and I went there recently during the extreme cold snap for coffee and hot chocolate. The doughnuts are so good and the coffee was awesome. The people there are so friendly and helpful. Its a definate place to stop for something fresh and...More

Thank Debradougan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You just have to go to the Donut Friar! There isn’t anything in their pastry cases that you won’t love. Friendly people, great donuts then go outside and sit to relax and watch the people go by in The Village. Wonderful experience, generous staff, perfect...More

Thank Saundra M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best donuts hands-down!! It has become a staple with each of our Gatlinburg visits! The donuts are always fresh and the seating outside is perfect for an early morning. Shops all around and water fountain in the center of the courtyard.

Thank annaplus6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been several times and this is the one place we will not miss when we go to Gatlinburg. Love the pillow top and eclairs the best and great coffee especially on a freezing December day!

Thank Darrin J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little back ground. We love the Donut Friar. We visit Gatlinburg five times a year and this is our favorite shop to visit. When we are not in Gatlinburg we say all the time"wish we were at the Dounut Friar". That was until today. The...More

1  Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Donut Friar is one of my favorite treats in Gatlinburg. We stopped in a took a variety of 🍩 donuts back to our room. All of our choices were very tasty. This little shop is very busy during Holiday getaways. Be sure to visit...More

Thank love2bncharleston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Donut Friar had delicious donuts. I tried the glazed and glazed cake. Both were fresh and very good. My son had a cinnamon type donut and thoroughly enjoyed it. The young man who waited on us was very friendly and pleasant. From the experience...More

Thank BRWC
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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 Michelle H | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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