Welcome to the Donut Friar, where donuts have been served fresh for over 40 years! When you walk through the doors, you will smell the sweet aroma of freshly made bakery items. Then, step up to the counter to see the variety of donuts, pastries and delicious treats, perfect for any day in the Smoky Mountains.
The Donut Friar prides themselves on their freshly made bakery delights. Each item served at the Gatlinburg shop is made fresh, on site, daily. Featuring a variety of donuts, with everything from traditional cake donuts to frosted specialties, every family member will find a special treat to enjoy.
The Donut Friar is well-known for more than donuts. Their bakery selection also includes their famous cinnamon bread, puff pastries, cheese danishes, cookies, eclairs and cinnamon rolls, too. Many of the items in the bakery only a couple of dollars, while there are some of the items are even listed for less than $1.
What would a donut be without a cup of coffee? For coffee lovers, The Donut Friar has espresso, cappuccino, lattes and of course, freshly brewed coffee. Every coffee beverage pairs perfectly with any of the Donut Friar bakery selections.
To enjoy your purchase, your family can relax upstairs to enjoy the sweet smell, or sit outside by the fountain and take in the crisp mountain air. The Donut Friar is a Gatlinburg shop at The Village, located at 634 Parkway, between traffic lights #6 and #8. The Gatlinburg shop opens at 5 a.m. daily and remains open until 10 p.m.
When you stay at one of Amazing Views Cabin Rentals’ Gatlinburg cabins or chalets, you won’t be far from the Donut Friar! You can even stop by the Donut Friar throughout the day to purchase enough donuts to get you through your vacation. The cabins at Amazing Views are perfect for sitting on the porch and sipping a hot cup of coffee with a Donut Friar bakery item. To begin planning your stay, give us a call at (855) 849-8977 to speak with one of our helpful reservationists.