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The Root Beer Stand

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129 18th Street, Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 528-4163
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Ladies day out!!!

The best place to get delicious food. My favorite foods are their famous footlong hotdogs and onion rings. The service is great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Judy W
Corbin, Kentucky
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Corbin, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The best place to get delicious food. My favorite foods are their famous footlong hotdogs and onion rings. The service is great.

Thank Judy W
Rockholds, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat. Love the hamburgers and hot dogs and fries. Always good food and service.

Thank Lida7222
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This is a local icon for over 40+ years. It's one of the best. Very basic drive in fare, but to us, it's awesome. Food is great, and fresh as it can be. Beef is fresh ground daily. This is they type restaurant every town wants, and needs. Chili is awesome, more of a sauce, but we locals love it.... More 

1 Thank RealJeepDriver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went to a traditional root beer stand for some great foot longs and Dixie burgers, same as when we were teenagers circling the drive in. This is a place everyone needs to go and get a frosty mug of root beer and hotdogs with chili the Dixie burger was sooooo good. Even the fries tasted better than most other places

1 Thank Shirley M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

They have a special rootbeer there and they make rootbeer floats in a cold mug. It is so good! they also have burgers, hotdogs, onion rings, fries.. it's very good.

1 Thank Carla M
Frankfort, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My wife and I stopped in on recent road trip. We were looking for a quick lunch, but something that was local and not a chain. I found this gem and was hoping it would be worth driving past all the easy choices near the interstate. I was not disappointed. Once we got there, the carhop was very attentive. I... More 

2 Thank John B
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My family has been coming here for years and years!! One of the best little places in Kentucky! Drive up and waitress comes out to you to take your order. Delivers back to you in your car. The best root beer and root beer floats, best hotdogs and chili. Always delicious. Fast service even on the busiest days.

Thank kygirl84
Bloomfield, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Awesome root beer floats, Hamburger cooked just right and good. Fries crispy like I like them. Really a busy place. We ended up in the pull of area next to high school and ordered from walk up window.

Thank TheHun1799
Corbin, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

When in Corbin, be sure to stop by The Root Beer Stand. Keep in mind, it's only open during the spring/summer. Great prices and fast curb service!!

Thank Dustin W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a hometown restaurant that's been here for years. Their Hotdogs with Chilli and their Hamburgers are awesome!! Food is consistently good and service is as well. It closes in the winter and everyone looks forward to their spring reopening to get their Rootbeer and Hotdog Fix!!! Ummm good!

Thank Jabeshouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 129 18th Street, Corbin, KY 40701
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Corbin
  • Phone Number: (606) 528-4163

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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