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Arby's
US 421 & US 119 Intersection, Harlan
(606) 573-0616
Driving Directions

A fast food chain, known for its roast beef, serving up hot and cold sandwiches, fries and shakes. You know you have entered Harlan once you have crossed the 119 bridge and see the Arby’s sign on your left.

Located inside Happy Mart.



Dairy Hut
US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-5402
Driving Directions

Dairy Hut is a staple in Harlan County known for its burgers and ice cream which includes hot fudge sundaes, dipped ice cream cones, banana boats, hot fudge cakes, and much more. Their grill is also something to brag about, serving up delicious meals such as: the famous Dairy Double Deluxe Burger, Foot-Long Hot-dogs (dressed many different ways), curly fries, pizza sticks, and their signature milkshakes.

Dairy Hut has been serving the community of Harlan for nearly half a Century. From their kindness with each served meal to their smiles as they serve each child’s ice cream cone. Dairy Hut knows how to keep their customers happy and satisfied with their Americana style burger, fries, shales, and ice cream.



Dairy Queen
US 421 North, Harlan
(606) 573-1880
Driving Directions

Soft-serve ice cream and signature shakes top the menu at this classic burger and fries fast-food chain. You will find this restaurant on your right hand side once entering in to Harlan County at red light #2.



El Charrito Mexican Restaurant
135 Village Center, Harlan
(606) 573-8795
Driving Directions

This authentic Mexican restaurant will always have you wanting to come back for more. El Charrito’s Mexican Restaurant has been with Harlan County for little over 10 years, serving up their famous Pollo Harlan as well as many other Mexican meals. This restaurant can be found at red-light #11 at the Village Center Mall. Come in today and enjoy this genuine Mexican cuisine with some of the best service in town.



  
Hardee's
US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-3910
Driving Directions

Fast-food chain serving up fried chicken, big burgers, and made from scratch biscuits. You can find Hardee’s past red-light #5 on the right hand side of the road.



Huddle House
US 421 KY 38 Intersection, Harlan
(606) 573-4900
Driving Directions

Casual chain open 24/7 offering all-day breakfast, plus other hearty American eats. Our local Huddle House also tends to serve up a few meals and specials based on local palettes. You can find this restaurant at red-light #5, turn left then turn right and you will see your destination.



Kentucky Fried Chicken
US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-7268
Driving Directions

Fast-Food chain known for its buckets of fried chicken, wings, and sides. Also known for their buffet bar satisfying their customers for many years. This restaurant is located at the first bridge on the right side of the road before you reach red-light #10.



Little India Harlan
KY 72, Harlan KY
(606)714-0203
Driving Directions

Little India Harlan is one of the newest additions to the restaurants in Harlan and is growing thanks to their unique meals such as: tandoori chicken salad, Pulled Beef marinated in special spice’s, and many other great meals at even better prices. This restaurant is located at red-light #7 on the left hand side of the road.

If you’re looking for something ethnic that has an American twist then stop by this one of a kind restaurant. Little India also serves a cuisine that is unfamiliar to your palette. In addition to their everyday menu, Little India features a daily special. They have great varieties of food with workers that are dedicated to satisfy your every need.



McDonald's
US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-9373
Driving Directions

Classic, long-running fast-food chain known for its burgers, fries, and shakes. This restaurant is located right past red-light #10 on the right side of the road.



Panda Garden
US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-8800
Driving Directions

Harlan County has had a few non-American menus come to town with in the past 20 years and Panda Garden is one of the longest lasting. Known for their sweet and sour chicken meal, general tso’s chicken, various lo meins, rice, and many other great meals.

Panda Garden is a restaurant with dedication, hard work, great staff, and more importantly, good food. Panda Garden has been dedicated to Harlan and providing an ethnic flavor that has become comfort food for a lot of our locals. If you are interested in an evening meal other than fast food stop by the Panda Garden and experience a great meal with outstanding service. Panda Garden also features a lunch buffet.



Papa John's Pizza
US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-PAPA
Driving Directions

Take-out/delivery chain offering classic and specialty pizzas, wings and breadsticks, plus dessert. Located past traffic light #11 the second left after you pass the #11 red-light.



Pizza Hut
US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-6324
Driving Directions

Family-friendly chain known for its made-to-order pizzas. Located across the first bridge before red-light #10.

Brand new restaurant! Wide screen TVs.




The Portal
101 North Main Stret,
Harlan, Kentucky 40831
(606) 573-0505

The Portal is one of Harlan’s newest restaurants serving wood fire pizza, pasta, subs, and salads. They also feature great appetizers such as garlic knots, jalapeno poppers, mozzarella cheese sticks, and much more.

The Portal is a unique restaurant that is well known for their pizza such as: Black Mountain Buffalo Chicken Pizza, Manalapan Meat Lovers, Ava’s Delight, and many others. Their starters and appetizers include bacon cheddar cheese chips, garlic knots, mozzarella sticks, and many others. The Portal specializes in preparing meals to your desire and satisfaction in an atmosphere that is dedicated to Harlan’s Heritage. The Portal is housed in what used to be the Harlan National Bank Building of which you can see remnants of the banking history in the building. The Portal has also been made famous thanks to the FX show Justified which featured a mock restaurant in the sixth season of the epic show.



Rax Restaurant
US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-7922
Driving Directions

Rax is a local favorite in Harlan County and is a staple of the locals when it comes to food. The atmosphere and food is reflective of what makes Harlan great: good food, good company, and good atmosphere. Rax features roast beef sandwiches, chicken sandwiches and their amazing delicious open food bar on Sunday. This restaurant has been dedicated to Harlan for quite sometime and they still have as much respect for their customers as ever. You can find this restaurant past red-light #10 on the first left.

More at www.RaxRoastBeef.com



Sazon Mexican Restaurant
1520 S US 421, Harlan
(606) 574-9705
Driving Directions

This Mexican Restaurant has many meals to offer featuring their local favorite: the Eagle Plate. This restaurant has been serving up Harlan County for nearly 3 years and although a new asset to the taste of Harlan it is one of the best meals you can have in town. Sazon is located passed red-light #5. It is on the right side of the road at the Hardee’s turn off.



Sports Cafe
Eversole Street, Harlan
(606) 573-1271
Driving Directions

Serving salads, soups, and fine country cooking. This local deli/café is famous in the community for their chicken salad. Sports Café also features daily specials which ranges from a traditional country fare to sports arena style hot dogs. If your interest is in a good food and relaxation come by and enjoy a peaceful meal with friendly service.



Subway
Village Center Mall, US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-9147
Driving Directions

Casual counter-serve chain for build-your-own sandwiches, pizzas, and salads with health-conscious options. Located at red-light #10 inside Wal-Mart, and the other one is located at red-light#11 at the village center mall.



Taco Bell
US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-6227
Driving Directions

Fast-food chain serving Mexican-inspired fare such as tacos, quesadillas, burritos, and nachos. This restaurant is located at the first bridge right before you approach red-light #10.



Tasty Time
1848 South US HWY, Harlan
(606) 909-5800
Driving Directions

This establishment serves frozen yogurt and coffee and is a new foundation in Harlan County. Tasty Time is well known throughout the community and the region for their delicious sweet treats. This fine establishment is located right before red-light #7 on your right hand side.



Wendy's
US 421 South, Harlan
(606) 573-9790
Driving Directions

Fast-food burger chain known for its shakes, as well as sides such as chili, and baked potatoes. This restaurant is located at red-light #11 on your left.


Evarts / Cloverfork


Buddie's Chevron
KY 38, Evarts
(606) 837-9021
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Pizza




Corner Cafe
Yocum Street, Evarts
(606) 837-3891
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Dairy Hut
KY 38, Evarts
(606) 837-3891
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Coal Miners Cafe
KY 38, Upper Cloverfork
(606) 837-2586
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Tri-Cities of Cumberland, Benham and Lynch


Black Mountain Exchange
16 East Main Street, Lynch, KY 40855
(606) 848-3600
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Charlotte's Hoagie Shop
1516 E Main Street, Cumberland
(606) 589-2218
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Dairy Hut
2207 East Main St, Cumberland
(606) 589-5402
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Hardee's
1814 East Main Street, Cumberland
(606) 589-5912
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Lamp House Coffee
1 Main Street, Lynch, KY 40855
(606) 894-0007
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Full service gourmet coffee shop serving snacks, baked goods, light breakfast and lunch. Homemade sandwiches and soups served on big, buttery croissants are community favorites! Free Wi-Fi and complimentary local newspaper with purchase. The shop is an outreach of a local ministry and is a must-stop if you are in the area.

The shop is housed in the old miner's restaurant building, built in 1921. It is perched literally above Looney Creek. The original floor exists and tells the story of the old diner set-up and the segregation era in which it was constructed. (There are two front doors and evidence of a dividing wall on the floor.)

The building renovation, done by all-volunteer mission teams and funded with private donations, was awarded the Ida Lee Willis Foundation's Grassroots Renovation award in 2015.



Pizza Hut
1208 East Main Street, Cumberland
(606) 589-2325
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Sazon Mexican Restaurant
35 Black Bear Avenue, Cumberland
(606) 589-2007
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Subway
2005 East Main Street, Cumberland
(606) 589-0107
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