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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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Birthplace of KFC

Historical exhibits of the first Kentucky Fried Chicken and Sanders Motel. Lots of old items from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Burkesville, Kentucky, United States
Interesting Site

This is the location of the very first Kentucky Fried Chicken. The food is the same as all other KY... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paulette B
Lebanon, Tennessee
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688 US Highway 25 W, Corbin, KY 40701-4526
+1 606-528-2163
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Historical exhibits of the first Kentucky Fried Chicken and Sanders Motel. Lots of old items from days gone by. Normal food fare at the restaurant.

Thank 784David_W784
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the location of the very first Kentucky Fried Chicken. The food is the same as all other KY Fried locations but I guess the drawing card is the history and the photo ops. We went with a group of friends and had a...More

Thank Paulette B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parts of the restaurant take you back in time and parts are very modern. Loved getting to understand the history of KFC but sadly didn't come across information as to why he was called the Cornel. Maybe I need to go back!

Thank ahudson414
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were driving by and stopped to see this museum and ate chicken there too. It was really interesting and a great place to eat and see a bit of history too.

Thank andrea c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fun place to stop while on a road trip. It's cute, doesn't take long to see and you can get some KFC while you are there. What's not to like. So, have a little history served up with your finger lickin' good fried chicken.

Thank grandfatherbay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really wanted to check out the Sanders Cafe and have a bite to eat at the restualrant. The actual exhibits featuring the history and origin of KFC was really nice. However, the service at the restaurant was not so nice. It was understaffed and...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I guess I wasn't expecting a standard KFC with a poorly maintained "museum". I don't normally eat at KFC so I can't rate the food but as for a restaurant the cleanliness was sub-par: tables not wiped down, dirty bathrooms, gravy on the door knob...More

Thank Scott34hrdelay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Harland Sanders Cafe and Museum is an operating KFC which was the original restaurant. There you can eat and view the museum self guided in the dinning area. There is a bench with the Colonel so you can cozy up and get a selfie or...More

1  Thank jazzydays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This just takes you back in time during a quick meal. I thought our food was better then the normal. However, the servers/cashiers seemed a little bored with the tourist.

Thank ManyConferences
Reviewed 13 June 2017

It's KFC, but with a little history. Bits of history are on display and you can dine in the "old part" with the set up of the original cafe. The who and why of Harland Sanders is interesting and it's a fun photo op! The...More

Thank patbuff001
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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.