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805 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821-3347
+1 423-623-3237
10:30 - 22:00
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This KFC restaurant has been in business here for most of my life! I regularly eat here or get a bucket dinner to take home. The buffet is the best in town. The food is plentiful, hot, fresh and attractive. The pieces of chicken are a good size and are expertly cooked! Plus, they give a senior discount!

Thank Color-up
Jackson, Wyoming
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341 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Love KFC Original Recipe Chicken. Also if you Enjoy Chicken Livers , KFC Does Them Right . Their Yummy and My Dog Loves Them Too ! So Will Yours So Save Them Some.

Thank Michael S
1 review
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We have ate here so many times I can't remember. My husband Loves the grilled chicken. Guess what? They don't serve it no more . stated no one buys it. We went ahead and ate the buffet. 6 people came in after we did all wanted grilled chicken. Funny.No one wants grilled. This really sucks.

Thank Katy Sue B
Muncie, Indiana
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This place was very busy even close to 2 pm on Mother's Day. Orders were still filled reasonably quickly. Food was consistent and typical for this chain. Staff at counter were patient and professional, workers on the floor were very attentive to diners' needs things from straws and utensils to spills mopped up.

Thank MotNat
Sevierville, Tennessee
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

It may be a fast food restaurant but because of the service and quality of their buffet, I would recommend this KFC to everyone. Although we have another KFC that's somewhat closer, we always go to this specific one.

Thank Pat P
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We live in town, and rarely EVER eat at KFC just due to the price. However, the one time of year I do eat there, I have an awful experience. Well this past time just made it even worse!! We arrived at the drive thru to get our food to a snotty, 17 year old girl who acted like we... More 

Thank Danielle L
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

I ate there recently and had the Nashville Hot chicken strips and they were horrible and over cooked. Also it took forever to get through drive thru. Food and service here has really gone down hill the last several months.

Thank Tim G
Newport, Tennessee
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This place if not in a heavy rush is terrible. They give you old chicken looks to be left in a warmer for hours on end and is very dry. One of the last times I ate there a few of us got sick eating off the bar. So unless they are really busy avoid this place. Go to Bojangles... More 

Thank Jester M
Newport, Tennessee
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67 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Good food & happy staff! All kinds of chicken, even grilled chicken on the buffet. Also, biscuits & gravy, mashed potatoes, corn-on-the cob, salads & cobbler dessert & drink included in fair priced meal.

Thank Rainbows4u2
Smoky Mountains, USA
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This KFC does have a buffet and it's good. Typical KFC. The place is clean, but you will have to listen to christian music while you're there. This is a terribly poor idea for a commercial restaurant. I'm sure I'm not the only one that finds it offensive, as this place is right off of the interstate. It's the same... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast food, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821-3347
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-623-3237

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