Mad Dogs Creamery and Donuts

Mad Dogs Creamery and Donuts – A Top Spot for Delicious Ice Cream Treats in Gatlinburg
Local Expert's Rating:
4 / 5
The Bottom Line:

Mad Dogs Creamery in Gatlinburg is perfectly located, has plenty of parking, and ample menu options for all tastes. While the prices are a bit high, the free parking and tasty treats make this hip eatery a must.

- The Local Expert Team

Mad Dogs Creamery and Donuts in Gatlinburg is the newest dessert and sweet shop in the Smoky Mountains! This hip and well-decorated eatery features something for everyone. Whether you are looking for ice cream cones, dozens of donuts, banana splits, shaved ice, or an elaborate funnel cake topped with sauces and ice cream, Mad Dogs has you covered!

The prices at this eatery range depending on whether you want ice cream or a large funnel cake topped with ice cream and toppings. While most of the menu items are priced a bit aggressively for the area, the low-priced donuts, donut holes, and the very large three-scoop ice cream bowl that is suitable for sharing are perfect for people on a budget. Unlike most of the downtown ice cream shops, Mad Dogs Creamery has TONS of free parking that helps take the sting out of the price.

Ice Cream Flavors at Mad Dogs Creamery and Donuts:

  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate
  • Strawberry
  • Sea Salt Caramel Cheesecake
  • Butter Pecan
  • Cookies & Cream
  • Black Cherry
  • Moose Tracks
  • Peach
  • Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Yellow Brick Road
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
  • Super Cow
  • Smoky Mountain Fudge
  • Columbian Cafe
  • Black Walnut
  • Rainbow Sherbet
  • Strawberry Cheesecake
  • Caramel Pie
  • Birthday Cake

This location offers guests plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. Children will LOVE the huge bear statue out in the yard and Mom and Dad are sure to enjoy the peaceful riverside location. If you prefer to eat indoors, don’t worry. Mad Dogs has plenty of indoor tables as well.

Insider Tips:
-If you are looking for the perfect spot for a picnic lunch without a long hike, look no further! Pack your picnic lunch at your vacation rental and then buy dessert here! Mad Dogs Creamery and Donuts has a beautiful outdoor eating area with picnic tables on a beautiful stream.
-Hence the name, Mad Dogs Creamery and Donuts also offers gourmet doggy donuts and mini ice cream treats. Plan on bringing your furry friend along with you next time you stop by for some ice cream.