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12 Cobb Pkwy N, Marietta, GA 30062-3623
+1 770-422-4716
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Marietta, Georgia
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704 reviews
507 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

It is closed for renovation of interior and exterior. They will be reopening and will still have the special world famous Big Chicken sign. See pictures for confirmation.

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Thank william s
Atlanta, United States
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The big chicken is a great landmark and has served many a lost traveler as a beacon for direction, but the restaurant is standard KFC fare. If you like the colonel, then you'll want to visit just to say you know where it is.

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Thank Donald H
Dickson, Tennessee
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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a place to eat and when I saw the big bird I had to stop and check it out. A true throwback to a long time ago. Service was good and the food was great. KFC always seems to have quality product. I sent pics to all my friends on how neat the building was. Wouldn't... More 

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Thank Steve S
Atlanta, Georgia
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

This KFC location (better known as "The Big Chicken") could use an upgraded look. Nevertheless, the food was fresh and very good. Worth stopping by. Also, if your from out of town they do have souvenirs for this Iconic KFC location.

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Thank ElminR
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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121 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I'm so glad that we went out of the way to visit "The Big Chicken." It's a family favorite. The eyes and beak move and, on the inside, the support beams are its legs and tiles are its feet. Fun!

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Thank Lisa B
Marietta, Georgia
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is a local landmark that has been around for almost a century. The food is KFC and sometimes you just have to have it. Other than that, where else can you buy a big chicken sweatshirt or hat. And remember, when someone tells you to go to the big chicken and take a right, this is where they are... More 

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Thank James H
Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

The biggest and best thing this place has going is it is THE BIG CHICKEN, a landmark! The food, cleanliness & area is terrible, but ya gotta go once to say you went & then to tell others not to go.

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Thank Dave B
Marietta, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

This is the big chicken so if you ever here anyone talking about the big chicken this is it and it's eye's and beak moves lol. This KFC has fresh food with friendly service and I have never seen a KFC as big as this one.

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Thank Charles G
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62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

The food is traditional Kentucky Fried Chicken fare. The outside sign with the HUGE chicken moving it's beak was bought by KofC at some point. They were going to take it down but reports are the town/city had a fit and wanted it to stay up as a landmark in the area. It is a great conversation point but residents... More 

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Thank Steven N
Gainesville, Georgia
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1,122 reviews
900 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,033 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

average kfc, good chicken, questionable sides, almost uneatable biscuits. mashed potatoes and gravy is pure wallpaper paste. but it is the BIG CHICKEN, so you must at least go once. it's been here 50 plus years and hasn't gotten any better so they are not likely to change any time soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Cobb Pkwy N, Marietta, GA 30062-3623
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Marietta
  • Phone Number: +1 770-422-4716

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