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The Root Beer Stand

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129 18th Street, Corbin, KY 40701
+1 606-528-4163
Today
10:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Terre Haute
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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, "there is no sign". We always ask them to review and rate it no matter... More 

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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 hot dogs and chili.

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Thank Matthew B
Atlanta, Georgia
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 drink. The car hop brought the food on a tray that hung to you window.... More 

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1 Thank Kevin B
Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 it on your car window. The burgers and chili dogs are yummy and the root... More 

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1 Thank 7jr1
Corbin, Kentucky
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank Patricia C
Tupelo, Mississippi
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank Kathleen R
Corbin, Kentucky, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 during their season, and both eat there and order in advance for pick-up.

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1 Thank Jenny I
Frankfort, Kentucky
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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1 Thank kt40601
Corbin
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I've eaten at this drive-in restaurant, since I was a child, and now, I take my kids. There's something for all of us, and a family of four can easily eat for $20 or less. I love how they still serve their special rootbeer in frosted mugs. Many people like their burgers, but I prefer their chili buns. The only... More 

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1 Thank Jennifer G
Corbin, Kentucky
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Love going to the Root beer stand. Always get the same thing fish sandwich , onion rings , and a quart of root beer.

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1 Thank Rieann55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 18th Street, Corbin, KY 40701
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Corbin
  • Phone Number: +1 606-528-4163

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?