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Ralph's Donut Shop

59 S. Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 526-4231
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north_alabama
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104 reviews 104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I am not a doughnut expert but my wife claims she is. So oftentimes when we are in a different town we try any local doughnut shops. We came in around 11 AM and was only a few folks seated at the counter stools. We were greeted right away and ordered a about 6 different doughnuts and coffee which were... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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87 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Skip the rest, go to the best. Ralph 's has been a staple in Cookeville for over 50 years. The recipe has not deviated. How can you improve on perfection. Always a friendly, hometown crowd. Four of us stopped in late one night and several people moved to accommodate us sitting together. Great service. Oh yes, did I say the... More 

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Tennessee
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56 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We just moved to cookeville about a year ago and we heard about Ralphs immediately! We love them! Definitely get the old fashioned buttermilk donuts, the best! I love the diner style counter inside as well. Very friendly staff.

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Sparta, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I've had Ralph's donuts for years and by far the best in Cookeville. The twists are my favorite. Long times business says something for itself.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

The donuts are always fresh. There is a large selection. Convenient drive thru window. I often have a craving for their donuts and am always satisfied. Beats the other options in town. Friendly service too.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Now i know why everyone talks about this place! The service was great and so was the donuts and hot chocolate! I will surely go back to this place and recommend anyone in cookeville to visit this place!

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sparta, t
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Some of the best melt-in-your-mouth donuts around. This place has. Even around for years and that says a lot about a donut shop. They are open 24 hours and always have coffee ready.

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e tn
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

No other donut shop has been able to touch Ralph's. Consistently perfect, friendly, down home. You've GOT to get their butter twists!

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been eating donuts at Ralph's since I was a young girl. They serve the best donuts I have ever eaten anywhere. When you go there you know whatever variety you choose to enjoy will be fresh and delicious. Ralph's donuts are consistent in quality and goodness as they have been for many many years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

These were the best donuts ever!! My friend and I found this thru tripadvisor and decided to visit. Once in the door we were greeted with happy employees and offered a free donut!!! We both picked up 6 a piece and it was 5 dollars!!!! What a deal! YUMMY!!!!!!

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Address: 59 S. Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone Number: (931) 526-4231
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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