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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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Etowah, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Oh how I love Ralph's! It became a tradition with my father and me when I was a student at TTU. At the beginning of every semester he would take me out for donuts while we talked about my new classes. You have to have a butter twist and apple fritter....they are AMAZING!

Thank crcline21
Manassas, Virginia, United States
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked out this local gem after reading about it on Trip Advisor. The reviews don't lie, these are some delicious donuts. These donuts are so good they make an appearance in the Tennessee Tech College visit presentation.

Thank Marcia M
Spencer, Tennessee
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We consider Ralph's as the best dontgood donuts. The taste is unlike so many assembly line donut shops, The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is favorable. The regulars appear to join here to enjoy coffee and donuts and catch up on local news and friends. We have never been disappointed in any of our choices.

Thank Prijon13
Cookeville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unequivocally YES!!! Ralph's has the best donoughs anywhere. They are fresh,tasty,and there's a great selection. If your sweet tooth is "biting", then head on over!

Thank bethbL4451QS
Cookeville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ralph's has the most amazing donuts on the planet! The butter twists are a must and when they are still warm you will think you have died and gone to heaven!

Thank Kathy L
Cookeville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

best Donuts in Cookeville nice friendly people always there to you greet . you can ask for anything better.. try for yourself.

Thank Ron W
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a doughnut that does not come from an assembly line then go to Ralph's. If you want a quaint place full of Cookeville nostalgia and bar stools go to Ralph's. Ralph's hands down is the best doughnuts around the area. If undecided with the selection try the butter twist. The prices are very reasonable and they have... More 

Thank J Y
Saint Charles, Illinois
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great donuts. The butter twists are to die for. The prices are cheap. In the Chicago are you would pay double for these fantastic donuts! The employees are super friendly. Awesome place !

Thank Scoop70
Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 2nd time to eat in and sit on the bar stools at the counter and watch the stream of wide variety of people come in and get donuts to go, and enjoying the conversation of the regulars around.

Thank Casey Y
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best donuts in the universe! Love the stools and true atmosphere! The Christmas and Valentine cookies are my absolute favorites. All the donuts are fresh and delicious! Anything with cinnamon or chocolate is my favorite!

Thank cathytravis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?