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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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A must see!

This off the freeway (about 4 miles) stop is a must do if you have a half an hour to spare. We... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Anaheim, California
Eat chicken with the Colonel!

Actually this is just another KFC except that it's also the original KFC -and a museum! Inside the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leonard, Michigan
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688 US Highway 25 W, Corbin, KY 40701-4526
+1 606-528-2163
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This off the freeway (about 4 miles) stop is a must do if you have a half an hour to spare. We stopped because we love history. This is a free small museum situated on Colonel Sanders original locale. It had a lot of interesting...More

Thank D A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually this is just another KFC except that it's also the original KFC -and a museum! Inside the cafe is a replica of an original Colonel Sanders motel room and the original kitchen where the chicken recipes originated. If you want great chicken and some...More

Thank johnsi2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a local resident we tend to overlook how awesome this landmark really is - but each time we have gone inside to eat the kids have always loved the food and the atmosphere

Thank precisiontitleky
Reviewed 4 January 2018

My family and I visited here recently and, even at 10 a.m. they were ready to serve customers. Modern KFC menu, but it had several display areas showing interesting items from the beginnings of the Colonel Sanders.

Thank julieindisguise
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I live close to Harland Sanders Cafe and museum. One of the best restaurants in the Corbin Area. The food is delicious. It is were Harland Sanders started his famous Ky fried chicken . It has been remodeled lots of setting in the restaurant. It...More

Thank Alma M J
Reviewed 3 January 2018

In Corbin for a family reunion, we opted to stop by the original Kentucky Fried Chicken for lunch. This had been on my Kentucky "Bucket" List since I had stopped by several years earlier and it had been closed (remodel?). The diner is located a...More

Thank kentuckylongrifle
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This is the original location but it serves the same KFC menu. It was interesting to see how the business was built and get a glimpse back in time.

Thank Elizabeth201495
Reviewed 22 December 2017

My husband and I were road tripping down to FL from IN and just happened to stop in Corbin for a gas fill-up. We saw the signs that the original KFC had been in Corbin and figured we could check it out for lunch. It...More

1  Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 20 November 2017

[This is an actual KFC as well as a museum. My wife actually liked the chicken here better than that from any other KFC. Maybe it's psychological?] The museum was very interesting, especially his marketing tactics. There is a kitchen, a diorama of the area,...More

Thank dorsalmo
Reviewed 29 October 2017

it's simply interesting its not amazing but rather simple and is good too look over how it use too look and some of the colonels artifacts.

Thank Mark S
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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
18 July 2016|
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Response from kardwr | Reviewed this property |
No, because it is also a restaurant.