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Ralph's Donut Shop

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59 S Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3215
(931) 526-4231
5:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Robbins, Tennessee
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ralph's donuts are fabulous and the staff is very friendly. Tabitha was our server she was very very helpful and friendly. Mr. Ralph give her a raise please. Lol

Thank cathylackey
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ralph's is a must-see and eat when visiting Cookeville. It has the best donuts with very friendly service. It a little "hole-in-the-wall" place that has the freshest donuts. The cake sticks, donut holes and twists are the best!!

Thank Linzi V
Cookeville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The yeast donuts and melt in your mouth delicious. The cake donuts are OUTSTANDING. The fruit bars, cookies, chess bars, brownies, apple fritters, and seasonal treats are always fresh and yummy. My family has been visiting Ralph's for almost 52 years. We are in the third generation of loyal customers. Many former students of TTU make special trips back to... More 

Thank LadyL2017
Cookeville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived here all my life. Ralph's is the family owned original best donut shop in town. You have not been through our town completely unless you stop here!

Thank Christy M
Cookeville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the donuts are delicious, but maple is the absolute best. The cake donuts are the best I have ever had.

Thank rhonda900
Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best! What more can I say....? Even better than Krispy Kreme (at least the cake donuts.) They may be beat on the original when the "HOT" light is on though.

Thank Tenessa S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most classic donut shop with the most delicious donuts. Counter seating only, lots of locals, and they even give you a free twist on your first visit. A must-visit Cookeville treasure.

Thank FirsttoCrete
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously the best chocolate milk in town! They offer more than just donuts for breakfast. Clean establishment with friendly and polite staff. Sausage biscuits are good, a little small but very good! You should make it a point to visit sometime.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cookeville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best donuts in town & service is excellent!!!!When you are in Cookeville, TN. Ralph's Donut Shop is a must.

Thank Sue R
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent selection of donuts. Terrific quality and the Apple Fritters are to die for. They even have a drive thru window.

Thank Pete P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: (931) 526-4231

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?