Kentucky Fried Chicken, commonly known as KFC, is fast-food chain specializing in fried chicken. I bet you already knew that. But did you also know KFC is the world’s second-largest restaurant chain after McDonalds with over 25,000 locations across 145 countries and territories.

Wondering how much a bucket, pot pie or other menu item will cost at KFC in 2023? I also reveal some of the best menu hacks and discounts available to help you save money right now.

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What makes eating in KFC so enjoyable? Let’s start with some of the must-try items in KFC.

KFC menu flyer

KFC menu flyer.

Menu ItemSize/QuantityPrice
Famous Bowl$5.00
Famous Bowl Meal$8.49
Tenders Meal With 6 Free Cookies12 pieces$36.99
Tenders Meal With 6 Free Cookies16 pieces$46.99
Meal (Variety) With 6 Free Cookies12 pieces$36.99
Meal (Drum and Thigh) With 6 Free Cookies12 pieces$36.99
Meal (Variety) With 6 Free Cookies16 pieces$46.99
Touchdown Tenders & sandwiches Meal$44.99
Sandwich Tailgate Bundle$31.99
KFC Chicken Sandwich Combo$8.49
Tenders Combo6 pieces$12.49
Chicken + 8 Tenders Fill Up8 pieces$30.00


KFC buckets are ideal for big groups such as family members, colleagues, and friends.

Menu ItemSize/QuantityPrice
Meal (Variety) With 6 Free Cookies12 pieces$36.99
Meal (Drum and Thigh) With 6 Free Cookies12 pieces$36.99
Meal (Variety) With 6 Free Cookies16 pieces$46.99
Meal With 2 Large Sides and 4 Biscuits8 pieces$26.99
Meal (Dark Meat Only) With 2 Large Sides and 4 Biscuits8 pieces$26.99
Chicken Bucket8 pieces$18.99
Chicken Bucket (Dark Meat Only)8 pieces$18.99
Chicken Bucket12 pieces$25.99
Chicken Bucket (Dark Meat Only)12 pieces$25.99
Chicken Bucket16 pieces$31.99


KFC Tenders are great for snacks or a light, protein-rich meal.

Menu ItemSize/QuantityPrice
Tenders Meal With 6 Free Cookies12 pieces$36.99
Tenders Meal With 6 Free Cookies16 pieces$46.99
Tenders Meal8 pieces$25.99
Tenders Combo3 pieces$8.49
Tenders Combo4 pieces$10.49
Tenders Combo5 pieces$12.49
Tenders Box5 pieces$13.49
Tenders Bucket8 pieces$18.99
Tenders Bucket12 pieces$25.99
Tenders Bucket16 pieces$28.99


Lunches and snacks are delicious and filling with KFC sandwiches.

Menu ItemPrice
Touchdown Tenders and Sandwiches Meal$44.99
Sandwich Tailgate Bundle$31.99
KFC Chicken Sandwich Combo$8.49
KFC Chicken Sandwich Box$11.99
KFC Chicken Sandwich$4.99
Chicken Little$2.79
Chicken Little Combo$7.99

Fried Chicken

Nothing beats the classic KFC chicken with 11 secret herbs and spices.

Menu ItemSize/QuantityPrice
Drum and Thigh Combo2 pieces$7.99
Chicken Combo - Breast and Wing2 pieces$7.99
Chicken Combo - 2 Breasts, 1 Wing3 pieces$9.99
Chicken Combo - 2 Thighs, 1 Drum3 pieces$9.99
Chicken Box - 2 Breasts, 1 Wing3 pieces$11.99
Chicken Box - 2 Thighs, 1 Drum3 pieces$11.99
Chicken Combo4 pieces$11.99
Kentucky Fried Wings48 pieces$45.99
Kentucky Fried Wings24 pieces$24.99
Kentucky Fried Wings12 pieces$13.99
Kentucky Fried Wings6 pieces$7.99

Pot Pies and Bowls

KFC bowls and pot pies are great meals you can enjoy anytime.

Menu ItemPrice
Famous Bowl$5.00
Famous Bowl Meal$8.49
Famous Bowl Combo$6.99
Pot Pie Combo$6.99

A La Carte

If your KFC meal isn’t enough or you want specific chicken pieces, you can order a la carte.

Menu ItemPrice
A La Carte Breast$3.49
A La Carte Drum$2.39
A La Carte Thigh$2.89
A La Carte Wing$1.49
A La Carte Tender$1.69
Pot Pie$6.89


Put a little bit of extra on your meals with these side dishes.

Menu ItemPrice
Secret Recipe Fries$2.99
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy$2.99
Mac & Cheese$2.99
Cole Slaw$2.99
Whole Kernel Corn$2.49
Mashed Potatoes (No Gravy)$2.49


These sauces make your KFC chicken even more delicious.

Menu ItemPrice
Buffalo Ranch$0.25
KFC Sauce$0.25
Honey BBQ$0.25
Honey Mustard$0.25
Classic Ranch$0.25
Honey Sauce$0.00
Hot Sauce$0.00


End your meal with these sweet classics.

Menu ItemPrice
Chocolate Chip Cookie$0.69
Chocolate Chip Cake$4.99


Menu ItemPrice
Diet Pepsi$2.79
Mountain Dew$2.79
Mountain Dew Sweet Lightning$2.79
Sierra Mist$2.79
Colonel Lemonade$2.49
Dr. Pepper$2.79
Sweet Tea$2.79
1/2 Gallon Beverage$4.49

Does KFC have grilled chicken?

KFC offers grilled chicken as a healthier alternative to its classic fried chicken. The grilled chicken is marinated with the same secret herbs and spices used on their fried chicken. KFC grilled chicken is a healthier alternative to fried chicken, made with 100% white meat chicken breast and grilled to perfection.

However, the availability of grilled chicken varies. Some KFC outlets offer the dish, while others do not. You can check the KFC website or app to see if grilled chicken is available at your location.

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Does KFC have root beer floats on the menu?

KFC does not generally offer root beer floats in its beverage menu. In the United States, KFC locations doesn’t even have soft-serve ice cream machines located in their stores. Without ice cream, it’s impossible to make a root beer float.

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However, in some other countries, such as the United Kingdom, KFC does offer ice cream. The ice cream that KFC offers in the United Kingdom is soft serve ice cream. Unfortunately, the list of soda flavors in the UK does not include A&W Root Beer. As a result, the best you’ll be able to do is swap out root beer with Pepsi to make an off-menu float.

Does KFC still sell pot pies?

Yes, Chicken Pot Pies are still on the menu at KFC. In fact, the Chicken Pot Pie can be ordered for only $5 in early 2023.

Encased in a flaky, golden crust, the chicken pot pie is brimming with peas, carrots, potatoes, and onions, all cooked together in a savory sauce. This hearty dish is perfect for those craving a taste of home-style cooking at a reasonable price.

A $5 Fill Up is a promotional meal deal offered by KFC that includes a combination of menu items for a relatively low price, typically around $5. The aim of the $5 Fill Up is to provide customers with a satisfying, affordable, and convenient meal option.

KFC promotion.

New KFC promotion.

Does KFC still set popcorn chicken?

I regret to inform you that popcorn chicken was discontinued as of February 2023. KFC announced it would discontinue some products to streamline the menu and increase efficiencies. The discontinued items include the Popcorn Chicken Combo, KFC Chicken Wings, Nashville Hot Sauce, Strawberry Lemonade, and Chocolate Chip Cookies.

It’s not all bad news though. I’m happy to report that KFC does have some menu replacements. Back by popular demand from social media, KFC reintroduced the Classic & Spicy Slaw Chicken Wraps. From Feb. 6, enjoy two wraps for just $5, a 16.7% discount if you ordered the wraps on their own at $3 each.

You can also get the KFC Wraps Combo at $7.99, including two wraps, a drink, and fries. Bite into the Spicy Slaw Wrap with zesty sauce, coleslaw, and pickles or the Classic Wrap that comes with pickles and mayo in a tortilla. Both wraps include extra-crispy chicken tenders.

Does KFC have breakfast?

KFC doesn’t have a dedicated breakfast menu in the United States. KFCs in other countries, such as Singapore or the Philippines, offer breakfast-specific menus usually from 6 AM to 11 AM. You can expect to find breakfast wraps, chicken sandwiches, porridge, and hash browns on the breakfast menu in these countries.

Does KFC have nuggets on the menu?

KFC has announced a new item for their menu—KFC Nuggets. This is the first time the item has been introduced to KFC since the late 90s. KFC Chicken Nuggets have been available nationwide since March 27, 2023.

You can purchase KFC Nuggets in 5-piece, 8-piece, 12-piece, or 36-piece orders. You can also buy a KFC Nugget combo meal with fries, a medium drink, and a biscuit.

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Does KFC have a kids’ menu?

For kids, KFC offers smaller portions of their signature dishes. These include nuggets, chicken tenders, mini sandwiches, mac and cheese, and fries. Other KFC outlets have child-specific menus. For example, KFC UK outlets serve Kids Popcorn Meal, Kids Burger Meal, and Kids Mini Fillet Chicken Meal.

Does KFC accept Apple Pay?

In many locations, KFC accepts Apple Pay as a safe, secure, and fast payment method. It’s the quickest way to pay at KFC, and you don’t have to enter your PIN or sign a receipt. Hold your iPhone, iPad, or Apple watch near the contactless reader. Your payment can be confirmed with either Touch ID or Face ID.

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Does KFC deliver?

Yes, KFC offers delivery through a variety of third-party delivery services, including DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Grubhub. Delivery is available at participating locations only with a delivery charge.

Does KFC still have a buffet?

Yes, KFC does have a buffet. But it’s only available at select locations and in certain countries. This is typically a lunch buffet offered from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call your local KFC to see if they are being offered in your area.

I’ve dined at the KFC Buffet on more than one occasion. Naturally, you can indulge in the KFC Original Recipe Fried Chicken including wings, drum sticks, and filets. But you can also enjoy biscuits, coleslaw, mashed potatoes, and gravy. There are occasionally a few other options added to the buffet like fries. I really enjoy the unlimited coleslaw as it’s one of my favorites.

Most KFC locations paused their buffet at the beginning of the health crisis in early 2020. Over the past two years this is gradually being brought back in the United States. Obviously, KFC has a global footprint with more than 7,000 stores in China alone. Many restaurants operations outside the United States have not brought back the buffet.

Unique Menu Items outside the United States?

KFC has a number of menu items that are not available in the United States. Here are a few of the most popular:

  • Zinger Stacker Burger: This burger is made with two pieces of fried chicken, bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise. The Zinger Stacker Burger is available in countries like Australia, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom.
  • Twister Wrap: This wrap is made with fried chicken, lettuce, tomato, and your choice of sauce. This is available in countries like Australia, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom.
  • Rice Box: This rice box is made with fried chicken, rice, vegetables, and your choice of sauce. You’ll find this in China, India, and Japan.
  • Porridge: This porridge is made with chicken, rice, and vegetables. This menu item is available in the countries of China, Japan, and South Korea.
  • Shrimp Burger: This burger is made with shrimp, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise. It is available in countries like China and Malaysia.

These are only some of the menu items offered internationally at KFC locations. If you are ever traveling outside of the U.S., be sure to check out the KFC menu to discover the unique items that are available outside the country.

Is there a Secret Menu at KFC?

There are 3 off menu items available to order at KFC. I guess the secrets out. By the way, you’ll need to assemble these yourself after ordering in store or in your car. But the payoff is totally worth it.

Order the KFC Double Down: $12.18

  • Two mouthwatering chicken filets at $4.99 each
  • Succulent bacon (availability varies): $1.20
  • Delicious cheese slice (availability varies): $1.00

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Savor the KFC Poutine: $4.28

  • Combine crispy fries ($2.99) & rich gravy ($1.29) on a single tray
  • Request a generous topping of shredded cheese

Indulge in the Honey Chicken Biscuit: $5.37

  • Sandwich a 2-piece Chicken Tender ($4.38) inside a fluffy biscuit ($0.99)
  • Drizzle with golden honey for the ultimate flavor fusion

Are there any other menu hacks at KFC?

KFC has a number of menu hacks that can help you save money or get more food for your money. Here are some of the best ways to save.

Ask for extra sauce packets. KFC offers a variety of sauces, including honey mustard, barbecue sauce, and ranch dressing. You can ask for extra packets of any of these sauces for free.

The bigger the bucket, the better the deal. The average cost per piece of chicken goes down by as much as 15.61% the more you order a 16-piece bucket instead of an 8-piece bucket. Here’s the average cost per piece of chicken in each bucket option:

  • 8-piece chicken bucket: $18.99 / 8 pieces = $2.37 per piece
  • 12-piece chicken bucket: $25.99 / 12 pieces = $2.17 per piece
  • 16-piece chicken bucket: $31.99 / 16 pieces = $2.00 per piece

Order a combo meal and customize it. KFC’s combo meals come with a main dish, two sides, and a drink. You can customize these meals by choosing different sides and drinks. For example, you could order a chicken sandwich combo with mashed potatoes and gravy instead of fries.

discounted buckets

KFC will occasionally share discounts on social media like this one for an 8 piece bucket for $10 on the app.

Use a coupon. KFC does publish coupons for discounts on food and drink. You can find these coupons in newspapers, magazines, and online.

Answer online KFC surveys and get a discount code. Always check your receipt after dining at KFC. In exchange for providing your feedback about your experience you could end up getting valuable coupons like a BOGO chicken sandwich offers or a certain percentage off your next meal. You can head to to provide this feedback.

KFC offers a student discount, but it’s only available in the UK. To get the discount you need to enter your Student Bean ID into the KFC App. You’ll be rewarded with a free Popcorn Chicken Snack Bucket when you make a qualifying purchase. For students located in the United States or anywhere else in the world, you’ll need to pay the full price or take advantage of the other deals mentioned on this page.

Sign up for the KFC Rewards Arcade program. The KFC Rewards Arcade program is different than any other customer loyalty program out there. With most rewards programs you earn points that can be exchanged for free food items, but that’s not how it works at KFC.

Here’s how it all works. First you place an order or enter a QR code printed on the receipt into the KFC App. Then you’ll get an invite into the KFC Rewards Arcade. Once you’re in the arcade you play games for a chance to win free food from KFC. The company says there are thousands of rewards given away to players each day including BBQ Dipped Bites, wings, fries, and wraps. If you like playing games and winning free food, give this program a try.

Colonel Harland Sanders founded KFC by selling his signature fried chicken from his roadside restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky. His signature chicken—pressure-fried with a signature recipe of 11 herbs and spices—was a hit during the Great Depression. Sanders then began to tinker with the idea of the restaurant franchising concept. The first KFC franchise opened in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1952. It was one of the first American fast-food restaurant chains that was able to successful expand internationally.

KFC popularized chicken as an essential part of the fast-food industry. The introduction of fried chicken challenged the dominance of hamburgers. Memorable KFC slogans rolled out over the years include “It’s Finger Lickin’ Good!”, “Nobody does chicken like KFC,” and “So good.”

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