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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” (225 reviews)
“apple fritters” (30 reviews)
“donut holes” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
59 S Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3215
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

There's little I can say that others haven't already. Legendary local business worthy of all the praise given.

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This place has been around forever! Clean, nice people, and the absolute best doughnuts. Fresh. The cream filling is amazing. Chocolate covered, cream filled doughnuts! !

Thank shelia58
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A must stop when in Cookeville. This establishment has been around for ever. Great sweet treats any time of the day!

Thank 701gerry
Reviewed 24 May 2017

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.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

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
Reviewed 23 May 2017 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...More

Thank Katrina L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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...More

Thank MStein38501
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 21 May 2017 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....More

Thank Britain R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

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...More

Thank A9580XAkevinj
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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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