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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” (237 reviews)
“apple fritters” (31 reviews)
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5:00 am - 11:30 pm Hours
59 S Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3215
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Reviewed today via mobile

I had always heard of this place and decided to stop on my way home from somewhere else. They have a wide variety of donuts and sweets. They were fresh and delicious! They have fluffy doughnuts and cake doughnuts both. I have already been back...More

Thank Audrey H
Reviewed yesterday

A friend worked here for a day on a bucket list whim. That is how I learned of the place. Stopped by on a trip the to mountains. Good donuts. But they have this chocolate covered cake brownie thing that is ah-ma-zing. Deep chocolate flavor....More

Thank fatcattn
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the first time I have been to Ralphs. I wanted a cinnamon roll but they had a cinnamon donut it was great almost like a bear claw but better.

Thank 605janisj
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ralph's is a legendary donut shop and local gathering place. A wonderful family atmosphere with a wide selection to choose from...try the glazed butter twist!!! They also have a drive-thru.

Thank donwalkerwalkerd2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in at Ralphs donut shop and got a few donuts for a late night snack. They were fresh and not stale. I was very happy that they hadnt sat around all day and were old.

Thank kimmilynn76
Reviewed 1 week ago

I told the counter person that I would have whatever is the freshest at the moment. She said that all the donuts were made at the same time. Unfortunately they must have all been made last week. Sweet Ralph would never have said that. He...More

Thank 40LOVE2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many choices, so many amazing donuts and treats! If I lived close enough, I would gain too much weight because I would be at Ralph's everyday! They are always polite and friendly. I love the strawberry donut with cream cheese icing; it’s not overly...More

Thank SGSvo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh how delicious!! Ralph's is the place to get your donut satisfaction. Plan to spend time trying to decide what to choose. I dare you to try and leave with less than a dozen.

Thank judy177
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The vintage feel of this place is really fun, and I love the wide variety of donut offerings. Try the PB&J!

Thank RachelKWanders
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I can not so one bad thing about this place. We make sure to stop weekly for a dozen or two of the best donuts in the nation!

Thank Hannah P
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Chelsi W
22 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
5:00 am - 11:30 pm
5:00 am - 11:30 pm
5:00 am - 11:30 pm
5:00 am - 11:30 pm
5:00 am - 11:30 pm
5:00 am - 11:30 pm
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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