Restaurants in Corbin, KY

Corbin, Kentucky, in Appalachia’s Cumberland Plateau has a wide range of interesting eats, from the Root Beer Stand car-hop drive-in where the specialty is chili dogs and chili buns accompanied by frosted mugs of root beer to You and Me and Coffee and Tea, which offers worldly coffee and sophisticated variations of rustic fare. Corbin also is home to the original KFC, called Sanders Cafe, and to the personality-plus Smokey Bear’s BBQ, where the law-enforcement theme features such menu items as the Prosecutor Burger and the Prison Yard Salad, and where side dishes are titled “side arms and appitasers.” BBQ pork is great on a plate, in a bun, or piled up on tater tots and called a Pigtator.

Corbin’s Best Restaurants

Frosted mug of root beer on a drive-in car tray
Root Beer Stand

CORBIN, KY

You and Me Coffee and Tea

CORBIN, KY

BBQ spills out of a bun ... pig paradise
Smokey Bear’s BBQ | Pig Paradise in Corbin, Kentucky

CORBIN, KY

A statue of Sanders at Sanders Cafe
Sanders Cafe

CORBIN, KY

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