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“donut shop” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ralph's Donut Shop

Ralph's Donut Shop
59 S. Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 526-4231
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Ranked #1 of 137 Restaurants in Cookeville
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Bloomington Spring, TN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“donut shop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

This is the oldest Donut Shop in Cookeville area, but by far the best in the area. Clean and good food ( if you can call donuts a food. I do anything that make me gain weight is food)

Visited October 2012
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“Best donuts in Cookeville!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

This place is very good and cool part of Cookeville history. It has a cool vintage feel to it and the donuts are amazing. If you are a first timer, they will even give you a free butter twist (amazing)! The service is pretty good, and the workers are friendly. I have been here many times, and will continue to go back for some awesome donuts! In my opinion, you need to experience this place if ever in Cookeville, TN.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Detroit
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Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
“Just Average Donuts. No Big Deal.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

This place had vintage appeal with high expectations of Mid-South authenticity but it really wasn't that big a deal.

I paid $9 for a dozen donuts that were good but not great. There was nothing special that separated these donuts from others of the same ilk. Maybe I came on an off-day?

Either way, I'd go back again but wouldn't rush.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Crossville, Tennessee
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great Donuts”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

I have only had a few donuts, but many of my friends rave about them, and even make a special 40 mile trip to get them.

Visited January 2013
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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3 restaurant reviews
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“Best donuts around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Ralphs Donut Shop has the best donuts as well as the friendliest service around. It is part of our community for the local people but visiting folks think it is great as well. Got to have a donut from Ralphs Donut Shop if you havent ever tried one, oh and you can bet the service will be awesome.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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