Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen
March 25, 2021

Gatlinburg is filled with delicious food and drinks to satisfy all your cravings, especially the sweet ones. From ice cream, donuts, candy and more, you’ll never run out of tasty treats. Explore the best desserts in the Smoky Mountains on your next trip! Here are the 4 best places to eat in Gatlinburg for people with a sweet tooth:

1. Mad Dog’s Creamery and Donuts

Mad Dog’s is your one stop sweet shop in premium ice cream, funnel cakes, and donuts! With over 20 ice cream flavors everyone in your family is sure to find something they like! Feel free to bring your four-legged friends and spoil them to some doggie treats and toys. Some of their most unique donut flavors are Dreamsicle, Espresso Sugar, and German Chocolate.

2. Kilwin’s Chocolates

Kilwin's Candy

Since 1947, Kilwin’s has been providing the highest quality chocolates, ice creams, and confections with service to match! From their legendary fudge to their mouthwatering tuttles, Kilwin’s chocolates are unlike anything you’ve had before. If you’re in the mood for sweet and sour, try one of their granny smith caramel apples! Kilwins legacy and reputation for perfection definitely place it on one of the best places to eat in Gatlinburg when it comes to fulfilling that sweet craving.

3. Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen

Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen has been crafting delicious homemade candies since 1950. Specializing in taffy, the Ole Smoky candy Kitchen has been preparing this chewy treat daily using the same recipe as when they were founded. With six iconic flavors to choose from, you’ll have a hard time picking your favorite. If you’re not in the mood for taffy, they also offer chocolates, fudge, brittles, and more!

4. Donut Friar

Donut Friar

Located in the Village Shops, the Donut Friar makes for a perfect post-shopping treat! The scent of freshly made donuts, cinnamon bread, and assorted pastries is almost impossible to resist. No pastry would be complete without a warm cup of coffee on the side. The Donut Friar makes delicious cappuccinos, lattes, and espressos to go perfectly with your treat of choice. Enjoy this combo while walking throughout the shops or down the Gatlinburg strip.

Where to Stay

When you stay with Cherokee Lodge Condominiums you’re just minutes away from all of the best places to eat in Gatlinburg for people with a sweet tooth! Some of the amenities our condos offer include an area fitness center, pool and waterslide, as well as a cozy fireplace. Even when you’re not running around Gatlinburg you should still be loving every second of your stay, that’s why we offer the best quality condos in the Smoky Mountains!

Book our condos today and try these sweet treats for yourself or take home a yummy souvenir for your friends and family. We look forward to seeing you!