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Ralph's Donut Shop

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Coffee Shop
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59 S. Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 526-4231
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
donut shop

the donuts are the best in town, the service is great, friendly atmosphere. good parking they also serve other food items, such a biscuts and cake bars

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

the donuts are the best in town, the service is great, friendly atmosphere. good parking they also serve other food items, such a biscuts and cake bars

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We love Ralph's Donuts!! Everything we have had there is good but I usually get the Devils Food Cake Donuts and love the apple fritter's. We take everyone here when they come from out of town!!

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

All pastries are good, but I really like the apple fritters, they are the largest fritters I've seen. Staff is very friendly. It's a local favorite so many of the same people return very often. The seating is counter space only. They also have drive thru. Since it's family run they are closed on Sunday.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Best donuts ever, always fresh never frozen. Good variety of donuts all day long with great service and a great price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great food, fantastic help and best way to find out goings-on in Cookeville. A must visit! Ralph's is the Facebook of the upper Cumberland.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You have to try their butter twist, they melt in your mouth. Quaint small hometown feel. Have a cup of coffee or a milk and sit at the counter and enjoy.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Whether stopping by for a quick bite, or wanting a place to hang out with friends Ralph's is always enjoyable! The donuts and other baked goods are always delicious and fresh. Their prices are very reasonable.

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Decatur, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is the quintessential donut shop! Excellent, moist donuts. I was here for the Tennessee H.O.G. Rally and enjoyed the coffee and apple fritter during a police meet-n-greet. Liked it so much we returned the next day! Their Bacon Log is amazing! Picture a long john, filled with Bavarian Creme, topped with maple glaze and two strips of tender bacon!... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

What can you say about Ralph's? This is a must for locals and a Sat/Sun morning ritual for many. Home made donuts made on site, fresh and hot. Great price, warm friendly hometown service. This is small hometown business at it's best supplying wonderful food and wonderful service to everyone. If you visit Cookeville Ralph's is a MUST.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a MUST visit establishment in Cookevilke, TN! Ranked the Top Donut place in the U.S. should say everything you need to know. It is located on a side street from downtown and offers ample parking. It is a whole-in-the-wall place but who cares, those are the best! Would advise to get extra's for the road....

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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