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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” (231 reviews)
“apple fritters” (31 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
59 S Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3215
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Love their glazed long johns . Their prices are also reasonable.im not sure if you can eat inside . We always pick them up & take them with us .

Thank beverlyw568
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Ralph's is a place you must visit when in Cookeville. The red velvet donuts are wonderful. The prices are great too! It's a little mom and pop shop located in the heart of Cookeville. If you ask anybody where to go in Cookeville, they're going...More

Thank Spowerguy
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Hubby loves the donut twist (plain, but the cinnamon & sugar one is great, too)! Their blueberry donut is my fav, and others in the family like the above as well as the red velvet, apple fritter? and the classic chocolate with sprinkles. We were...More

Thank photomom015
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I frequent this doughnut shop with my husband and daughter on Saturday mornings. The Boston Creme is my favorite doughnut, its amazing. They also offer southern favorite biscuits and gravy and other breakfast biscuits. All around a favorite.

Thank Jaclyn B
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I remember being a student at TN Tech in the 80's and we would make many late night runs to Ralph's. Coming back 30 years later - it doesn't disappoint! If you like chocolate you must try the Lady Fingers - which is a moist...More

Thank SealTN
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Our go to donut place. We found this shop when we moved here and they have the best donuts in town! Great cookies too!

Thank 792donnaj
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Please don't tell everyone about Ralph's! It is hard enough to get a seat in there, as it is! This shop has done their donuts the same forever and haven't bowed to progress or change! Believe me, there is not a better donut experience anywhere!

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This has become a tradition! Whenever we are traveling from NC to visit family in Alabama, we stop by here to buy butter twists! The donuts are awesome, but the butter twists are the reason to stop here! That, and the friendly folks behind the...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Forget about the Dunkins & Kryspys this is the place! Friendly place that has been in business for years. When in Cookeville CHECK IT OUT!!

Thank daddeck
Reviewed 23 August 2017

It seems to be a family owned business and they are doing a great job. They make their donuts right there. Their products are delicious, and always fresh. You can eat inside or take out. Prices are good and the employees are friendly and helpful.

Thank andre30002017
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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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