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The Root Beer Stand

129 18th St, Corbin, KY 40701-2403
+1 606-528-4163
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (11 reviews)
“dixie burger” (3 reviews)
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American, Fast food
129 18th St, Corbin, KY 40701-2403
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to eat at the root beer stand for as long as i can remember. I always get the same thing, a Dixieburger, fries and a gallon of root beer to take home. I love eating here.

Thank katt54
Reviewed 17 January 2017

All I can really say you need to visit the Root Beer Stand,if you're not a "regular"try it! If you're a traveler make a point to come by and try their food,good service,AND especially their Root Beer Floats1

1  Thank 708sue
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We're locals, and eat here several times a month. We've reviewed before, but like to keep our reviews current. Many times through the season the Root Beer Stand is open, we're asked by visitors where this place is, and the first thing we tell them,...More

Thank Bike-JeepTrvlr
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We just enjoy pulling up and ordering from a friendly usually long term car hop who always seems to get our order correct. A nice reminder of the good ole days, bring your kids if you don't mind them eating the car :) Love the...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife's parents used to take her to the Root Beer Stand when she was a child. As we were in the area, I suggested we go. It is an old time drive through with car-hops. We both ordered the Dixie Burger, fries and a...More

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This place is always busy, and the menu is fairly basic, but there is nothing better than coming here if you want to be reminded of times gone by. A carhop (yes, kids, there really IS such a thing!) takes your order and then hangs...More

1  Thank 7jr1
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I love the root beer stand it's a part of Corbins historyI can remember going there when I was young girl.Took my children there now we take our grand children there.

1  Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Didn't know a place like this still existed. Super friendly and fast. Frosted mugs of Root Beer were great.

1  Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The Root Beer Stand is a long standing tradition in Corbin, and for good reason. The chili is amazing, the onion rings tasty, and the fries are golden to perfection...and don't get me started on the amazing root beer itself. My family goes there often...More

1  Thank Jenny I
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This place is ALWAYS packed, which is a testament to the food and the fun! I love that there are still a few root beer stands left and this one is well worth the visit!

1  Thank kt40601
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 18th St, Corbin, KY 40701-2403
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Corbin
  • Phone Number: +1 606-528-4163
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