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Harland Sanders Cafe and Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Neat little place, lots of great history to learn about the history of kfc. Food was great too... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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I can say I have been to the original KFC. I wouldn't make a special trip but if your in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mike p
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688 US Highway 25 W, Corbin, KY 40701-4526
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 April 2008

On our way home fro Florida to Indiana, we stopped in Corbin KY to fuel up and decided to eat. We knew nothing about the Harlan Sanders museum and restaurant there but when we drove by the signs we knew we had to stop. Of...More

15  Thank mountainseekers
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 July 2010

This is no more than a regular KFC restaurant with a few nostalgic areas staged in the corners of the dining area. The awkward part is you have to stand right next to the people eating their chicken from the regular fast food KFC restaurant...More

14  Thank James H
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All reviews kentucky fried chicken kfc restaurant original kitchen original restaurant finger lickin' cash register original recipe worth a stop dining room typical kfc herbs and spices back in the day fun stop gas station off the highway t shirts on display
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just happened to have the option of coming up 25 to I75 or go via Knoxville to 75 north. It was a sunny day leave turning so opted for 25 via Pineville ended up in corbin around 1pm so had seen this on the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to take my kids to tour and eat some amazing food but we had terrible service and the food was sloppy and not quality. The girl at the register was so mean and hateful. I just wanted to leave and never come back....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Neat little place, lots of great history to learn about the history of kfc. Food was great too! Nice way to pass an hour or 2.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can say I have been to the original KFC. I wouldn't make a special trip but if your in the neighborhood and site seeing this is worth the stop. The museum is a little tired looking. The main attraction is the KFC drive thru...More

2  Thank mike p
Reviewed 3 October 2018

At the time of our visit, I hadn't eaten at a KFC in years but was looking forward to eating at the original KFC. While the 'museum' part of the site was interesting the food was terrible. The staff called out the wrong ticket number...More

1  Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I'm always a little surprised when we visit and I see tourist outfront making photos. This is a nice little place with a little museum and some history, but I cant imagine traveling hundreds of miles just to see this. If you happen to be...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Food is exceptionally tasty. The original KFC offers Colonel Sanders museum. Prices are reasonable. We have visited many times and will be back soon.

Thank Keen M
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I didn't eat here but did visit here to check out all the history behind this location. I highly suggest checking this place out. Check out the pictures.

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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for lunch. I had visited before but he hadn’t. The food tasted a little different than our local KFC, maybe it was just the day we went. The staff seemed a little frazzled. I enjoyed the museum and all...More

Thank gmorgan6
Reviewed 20 September 2018

After hours of being on the road, we were looking for a nice place for lunch. We were approaching Corbin KY and we were reminded of the Birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken by a text from my brother who had stopped there about a month...More

1  Thank Dewey419
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30 April 2018|
Response from kentuckylongrifle | Reviewed this property |
We were just there in January. They listed their hours of operation as Monday - Friday 10:00AM to 9:00PM EST. The museum is incorporated into the main area and the dining room so there are no separate hours for the museum.
Leslie L
17 January 2017|
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Response from Roselle S | Reviewed this property |
no, there was no buffet here
Pat A
25 October 2016|
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Response from Flylowe | Reviewed this property |
yes .. there are a small selection of items