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Ralph's Donut Shop

59 S Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3215
+1 931-526-4231
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (233 reviews)
“apple fritters” (31 reviews)
“donut holes” (4 reviews)
Open Now
05:00 - 23:30 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
59 S Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3215
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing is ever disappointing at Ralph's. Whether you're getting fresh made do-nuts, or a biscuit with ham, sausage, or tenderloin for breakfast, it's always delicious.

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped after walking around the area by the Depot Museum, which is very quaint. They were out of butter twists, so we bought two glazed donuts. Butter twists would be ready in two hours. We thought about going back for them, because it is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard I had to try Ralph’s donuts....and they were right! They are the best ... especially the butter twist!! Yummy:) Add to that the charm of the old donut shop atmosphere and you can’t beat it!

Thank enoughstuff22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't beat Ralphs by far the best donuts around. Cheap prices awesome staff hometown feel the twists are my favorite

Thank ndsptn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ralph’s donuts are delicious! We visit friends in Cookeville and love to go to Ralph’s. Large variety and a counter to sit and eat at.

Thank Sstarr345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best donuts in the world and great breakfast and great people also great atmosphere great location and very clean highly recomend

Thank Jimmy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only bad thing about this place is that it's too good and addictive! I recommend getting the butter twists. They are very simple and only glazed...no chocolate or sprinkles...but they are very delicious.

Thank BadwaterChick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been getting donuts from Ralph's every payday for almost a decade. I and everyone at my work is pretty much in agreement that we should probably stop getting donuts there or at least not as frequently. The donuts we've been getting for the last...More

Thank MStein38501
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We love getting doughnuts here.. Boston cream, I think it’s called lady finger split one add vanilla ice cream.. amazing

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Being a donut lover, I always seek out donut shops in places we travel and in this case, places we moved to. This old school dinner counter/donut shop is a gem in Cookeville. If you are a Sprinkles red velvet cupcake fan ... the red...More

Thank Tamra N
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Chelsi W
21 February 2016|
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Response from Jonathan C | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not offer any gluten free donuts. I just called them and they said they do not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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