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Ralph's Donut Shop


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Breakfast, Late Night
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Wheelchair Accessible, Drive Thru

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I don't think you will find a better donut in all of Tennessee. My favorite are the butter twists. Great hot but delicious anytime.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank hickeyrachel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great selection of warm tasty donuts. Great way to start the day. Surprise you co-workers with a dozen of fresh donuts. You'll be a hit!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank rwackvl
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have read several reviews on different websites but yet I was still skeptical. However, I was not disappointed in Ralph's Donuts, they are high quality and delicious and I will definitely pay them a visit when I am in the Cookeville area again.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 21bretp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good stop late at night for a great variety of donuts. Donuts are tasty for the morning after. Some neat customers are seen also. Late nighters can seat at counter.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BobM48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice little doughnut shop in Cookeville. Huge selection of handmade doughnuts. Extremely friendly staff and very happy with the doughnuts. Very good! Thank you!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank philmW723PE
Reviewed September 6, 2019

Ralph's is a tradition. My grandfather sat on the barstools sipping coffee and drawing on paper napkins when he was young. My dad did the same thing in college. When I was at Tennessee Tech my friends and I would go at 2:00 a.m. after...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 07annaface07
Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

We were having a meeting with people from all across the state. I picked up 2 boxes assorted and one of warm Butter Twists. When I carried them in the meeting room everyone yelled “Ralphs!”. Most of them had never had Ralph’s but had definitely...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Jra38506
Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

Visited on our way out of town after a local woman recommended it. They were wonderful! The counters were occupied by lots of townsfolk so that attests to their consistent goodness. It was, however, tough to decide which to buy. So many different donuts but...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank BeeSgt
Reviewed August 22, 2019

Found out about this place from my nephew (student at Tennessee Tech) and decided to give it a try. It is what is affectionately known as a "hole in the wall", but sometimes those places are outstanding! There is not much seating, but many were...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank T M
Reviewed August 19, 2019

I like donuts. My favorite's are those great big fluffy "yeasty" circles of joy. In addition, I enjoy the flavorful cake type donuts and even appreciate Krispy Kreme's glazed donuts. I heard about Ralph's through another website and, while planning a business trip from Knoxville...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Chelsi W
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Response from Jonathan C | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not offer any gluten free donuts. I just called them and they said they do not.
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