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Ralph's Donut Shop

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59 S Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3215
+1 931-526-4231
06:00 - 18:00
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Sun 06:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 05:00 - 23:30
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Silver Point, Tennessee
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Best non-Kristy Kreme in Cookeville! They do have a better variety than Kristy Kreme. This is the oldest and best in Cookeville. They were also in the top 20 in the country list.

Cookeville, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ralph's Donut Shop is located on Cedar Street in historic WestSide in Cookeville Tennessee. If you haven't eaten a donut from Ralph's you haven't eaten a good donut! They are the best! My favorite is the glazed blueberry cake donut.

Thank conniealbrecht
Cookeville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten here since I was a kid. I have never had better donuts anywhere! They are always fresh and delicious! The price can't be beat, $9 a dozen no matter which donuts you choose. Krispy Kreme, Dunkin Donuts, or any other place I've been to can't even come close to the quality of these donuts! This is a... More 

Thank Katrina L
Cookeville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ralph's is about the only donuts I eat anymore. Their stuff is always fresh and not frozen and shipped in like Dunkin' Donuts or other places. While I still like Big O's donuts (another local Donut shop) from time to time, Ralph's has become my favorite. My favorite donut is the Long John especially if I can get with the... More 

Thank MStein38501
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Omg what a great place just like an old fashion donut shop all kinds of varieties too much to pick from

Thank Theresa G
Lexington, SC
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Who would've thought that there would be a crowd at a small town donut shop located sort of off the beaten path? Well, there was and with good reason! This place has a great selection of all the donut shop goodies you might want. And they have incredible apple fritters. Prices are reasonable and the staff is super friendly.

Thank Britain R
kingsport, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids attended college @ Tech, and found out about this donut shop. We had to try it when we would visit and bring a box back home. Lots of choices, including brownies and chest squares. Been in business since the 1960's, so they must be doing something right.

Thank A9580XAkevinj
Cookeville, Tennessee
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51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No contest these donuts beat all others in town and it's close to the college so pretty popular spot

Thank Michael S
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great donuts,counter service with stools,good coffee,local patrons,friendly best for carry out due to it being small,on street parking,

Thank Jeffrey G
Nashville, Tennessee
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our son is in college up at Tech and we went in to this donut shop and fell in love with their donuts! These are the best donuts around. The only bad thing about the shop is it's closed on Mondays. The cinnamon twists are my sons faves! We have tried most of their donuts and none have dissapointed us!

Thank agentstarling

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 S Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3215
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-526-4231

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?