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Ralph's Donut Shop

59 S. Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 526-4231
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English first
Tennessee
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205 reviews 205 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We have been to donut shops all over this country. Who would have guessed we'd find the BEST donuts just 30 miles away from home? We had never even heard of Ralph's until a few months ago. It was so highly recommended that we had to give it a try. What a wonderful experience! We received a free donut because... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great variety and everything we've tried has been great including huge apple fritters. Our "go to" though continues to be the Butter Braids. They melt in your mouth. Service is always great too.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Best donuts in the world! Red velvet, cinnamon twists, blueberry!!!! The sugar cookies with the donut icing are addicting! Just looking in the big cases is a delight to the nose and eyes. Everyone can find something they love there.

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north_alabama
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124 reviews 124 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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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212 reviews 212 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
227 helpful votes 227 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
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
5 helpful votes 5 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 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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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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