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22 Nickel Dr, Cherokee, NC 28719-9212
+1 828-497-9444
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We brought our family of 8 for a quick bite on the run. This was a trip to remember. When we go our food and attempted to sit down we quickly realized that our table choices were very limited. 90% of the empty tables had food particles on them. We were able to find 2 tables that looked better than... More 

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Nashville, nC
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

We stopped for a quick lunch and were not disappointed. The food was hot and fresh. The restaurant was clean as were the restroom facilities. The children were happy so success.

Thank Angela L
Copperhill, Tennessee
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Restaurant was very dirty, food had been out to long, dried out under the warmer. I could see the floor in the kitchen, very dirty.

Thank Christine B
Bryson City, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is the 3rd time they messed up my order! They are understaffed especially in the summer & leaf season.They messed up my order, AGAIN!!! I live 45 minutes away. Verified the order with the girl filling the order....I said, 2 thighs in it and she said YES!!! . I was to get 2 thighs and she gave me 2... More 

Thank Erin D
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Food was typical KFC but they had the lunch buffet. They had a great selection but sadly no Mac and cheese lol! The stuffing was quite amazing! Sadly, the tables were not clean but the staff was doing as much as they could hurt to keep up with the food demand.

Thank Devin W
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306 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

The staff looked as if they we very confused about what to do. Took way longer than I would have thought to get our order. It was correct and hot. No drive thru. They still have the all you can eat buffet for about $9.

Level Contributor
54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Tried 3 times in 15 years thinking surely it would be better.....wow is all I can say. The food was completely inedible. I don't know what they are doing but, it's nasty. Go hungry or drive further. Do not waste your time

Thank Ginger W
Honea Path, South Carolina
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229 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I wrote a review rating this KFC location as terrible about two months ago. I was in the Cherokee area again recently and thought I would give them another try because I like their chicken and the buffet KFC offers. Unbelievable. I was there an hour after they opened and the buffet still had not been placed on the bar.... More 

1 Thank Eddie W
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Waited forty five minutes on order to be processed. Took just five to order or I would have left. Food was terrible once we did get it. The help were arguing in front of customers waiting in line. There buffet line looked like it had been sitting out for hours which made me glad I did not order the buffet.... More 

Thank Ramie R
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The service is super, super slowwwwwww. The iced tea that I got must have been over 24 hours old. It tasted terrible. You would be better off to just drive on by this restaurant--nothing good to say about it.

Thank SashaDoggie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Nickel Dr, Cherokee, NC 28719-9212
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-9444

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