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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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Copper Hill, Virginia
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2014

We visited this KFC after a power outage in another part of town. The place was a bit crowded and because of their own power outage a bit earlier things were a little 'off kilter' but they handled it well. We ordered a Lemon cake but found out later they were out so they gave us smaller kids cakes instead.... More 

Thank Dancin2bhappy
Macon, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Searched forever for a place to eat (most closed; off season) and finally settled for KFC. I like KFC, but I was a little disappointed at having to stop here as I wanted veggies. Low-and-behold - this KFC has a BUFFET with loads of hot vegetables. I have never seen that before in a KFC and pleasantly surprised. And, yes,... More 

Thank SamSeines
Durham, North Carolina
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34 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2013

They have an all you can eat buffet. The chicken is OK, but the other food is opened from large cans adjacent to the buffet and dumped directly into the serving dishes. It's filling, but not good. You're better off ordering from the menu.

Thank Michael T
North Carolina
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Nice relief on a cold day outside & at the casino! The Chicken Pot Pie was awesome! I'm not big on coming out smelling like chicken, but it was delicious!

Thank Beth D
Rockwell NC
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84 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The wait for food was longer than normal here. There was only one person in front of me that ordered two plates but it took 10 minutes to get my snack pack and corn on the cob. The food on the bar was very overcooked.

Thank MothertRockwellNC
Huntsville, Alabama
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160 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Cleanest KFC I’ve ever set foot in, from the windows, doors, employee uniforms, dining room tables, buffet line, and bathroom. The food wasn’t bad either. Chicken was cooked right, moist but not grease laden (I’m an original style fan). Service was friendly but a bit slow… Service rating below should be between better than Average but not Very Good. Tripadvisor... More 

Thank AlRauf
Level Contributor
17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

Where to start...the tables were dirty, the buffet was not worth the price, the peach cobbler smelled like it was made with bad fruit, the baked chicken wasn't done (a little bloody yuck!), potatoes were cold and the biscuits were hard/old. The best part was the jello! We didn't finish our meal because it was so bad.

Thank hdavis249
Maynardville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Buffet! what can i say. We ate till we burst. great food and service. All the chicken that we wanted..great banana pudding.

Thank 591traveler
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We decided to have a picnic at the Cherokee park across the street from this KFC so we picked up a lunch for carry out. The staff must have been new as they got most all of the orders confused and then got huffy when we corrected it. The food was good however when we got what we had ordered.

1 Thank GinnyLinton
Metairie, Louisiana, United States
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102 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

This became our favorite place to eat in Cherokee. The staff was so friendly and the food was always fresh. Close to our hotel and open late which was great.

1 Thank Kris A

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?