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Harland Sanders Cafe And Museum

688 US Highway 25 W, Corbin, KY 40701-4526
+1 606-528-2163
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 16 min
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American, Fast food
688 US Highway 25 W, Corbin, KY 40701-4526
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nostalgic setting takes you back to youthful times. Moist, fried chicken with "fixins" of coleslaw, mashed potatoes and green beans really was "finger lickin good"!

Thank Carol A L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow. It was crowded. But we decided to stay and buy our lunch. It was good. Then we walked around the museum. It is preserved just like the old days. Prices were reasonable and food was good.

Thank claw1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family was on vacation in Kentucky and we wanted authentic food. We drove past a sign in Corbin that said the birthplace of KFC. We thought it was a little dorky but went anyways. It was a normal KFC but had some museum type...More

Thank Chaminn T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this location years ago and wanted to take my family back to see the museum. They loved it! The best part is that you can now eat there! It's a visit to the past that honors a household name!!!!

Thank Tammy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't expect a huge museum because this KFC is the museum!You can get your bucket of chicken or dinner, just like every other KFC and sit in the dining room surrounded by the Colonel's original kitchen and a replica of his original motel room. Very...More

Thank johnsi2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always KFC is finger lickin' good. This being the first and the original cafe of Harland Sanders. The museum had an original kitchen setting for viewing and looking back to the time when Col. Sanders worked here. There were other memorabilia as well. A...More

Thank ritadugan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Sunday afternoon and it was busy. The food was awful even by fast food standards. Our group agreed that it was the worst KFC we had had. The museum was interesting.

Thank DarethaH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here because it's the original KFC place. The museum portion has the original kitchen, a dining table set up and other memorabilia. The functioning restaurant is attached. We eat had one of the chicken little sandwiches. The chicken was dry. I don't think...More

Thank bczican
Reviewed 2 May 2017

It was cool to visit the original KFC and read the story of Colonel Sanders. I am a local who has lived here all of my life, and this was actually my first trip ever to the café. Local people I think sort of avoid...More

Thank Phillip O
Reviewed 20 April 2017

it is an interesting history of the KFC beginnings. The place was very spacious, but I am not sure what I expected. To eat there you had to order just like you do at any other KFC. Food was delicious but maybe would have preferred...More

Thank hmtimko
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the menu like other KFCs or is there a buffet?
3 November 2016|
Answer Show all 9 answers
Response from Ed M | Reviewed this property |
Regular menu, no buffet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 US Highway 25 W, Corbin, KY 40701-4526
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Corbin
  • Phone Number: +1 606-528-2163
  • E-mail
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