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688 US Highway 25 W, Corbin, KY 40701-4526
+1 606-528-2163
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  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken” (18 reviews)
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American, Fast Food
688 US Highway 25 W, Corbin, KY 40701-4526
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

I’m not a big fan of Kentucky Fried Chicken, but it was very interesting to see where it all started. The building is very old. It shows original kitchen area. It has lots of other old items as well: cash register, cigarette machine, tables and...More

Thank Christina D
Reviewed September 17, 2017

A little out of the way, but worth the trip. Learn how Col. Sanders developed the KFC brand, which became one of the biggest and most popular restaurants in the world. A great American success story. Happy trails.

Thank Claude F
Reviewed August 4, 2017

No buffet at this location. I'm not a buffet fan so no biggie. For a KFC this one is above average. Only thing I've ever ordered is the chicken little sammich...a rare guilty pleasure. Others that have been here with me have been very pleased...More

Thank mrmage
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Great place to eat and learn about, as well as see, a little local history. The service is quick and friendly.

Thank trixiedu
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This restaurant is a great piece of American history, as it is the place where the iconic KFC -- Kentucky Fried Chicken -- started. I really enjoyed seeing original rooms from the restaurant and the cute little motel Colonel Sanders operated. The "museum" of photos...More

Thank Benchwarmer
Reviewed May 4, 2017

This location is billed as the original KFC location. As a museum it isn't much. We ordered some chicken, probably the wrong kind. There was a load of grease on the bottom of my plastic container. After stripping off the skin and "extra crispy" seasoning,...More

Thank blehnert
Reviewed March 23, 2017

The food and history is great. The place is a great little chunk of American history and perfect for all.

Thank jetzombie
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time visiting the museum and imagining the world as it was when Kentucky Fried Chicken was in its infancy. Of course the food was typically good KFC. If you enjoy a little local history that has turned into a worldwide success...More

Thank J G
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

The food is great and pretty cheap the museum is inside the restaurant a few miles away there is a park I advise you to get the 5.00$ fill up.

2  Thank kentuckyroads
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Our granddaughter loves KFC so when I read the first KFC was in Corbin, we stopped on our way to South Carolina. It was a treat. They have a nice little Museum with originals. Fun to compare prices now and then.

Thank Rita R
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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