Claudia Sanders



Dine-In | Catering | Venue


Upon your visit to the Claudia Sanders Dinner House, you will indulge in the finest country-style dining and cooking. We pride ourselves on preserving the traditions of our founders, Colonel Sanders and his wife Claudia.

With their extensive knowledge of southern recipes and expertise in the restaurant industry, Colonel Sanders and Claudia established the Claudia Sanders Dinner House. As their reputation for unparalleled Southern Hospitality and mouth-watering cuisine expanded, so did their business. Today, the Claudia Sanders Dinner House stands as a local landmark, attracting both tourists and visitors from far and wide.

Experience the warmth of true Southern Hospitality as soon as you step into the Claudia Sanders Dinner House. Our menu boasts an array of classic southern dishes, including crispy fried chicken, succulent collard greens, and fluffy cornbread, alongside other traditional delicacies. Each of our dishes is freshly prepared and cooked to order, ensuring that you receive the very best in country-style cooking.

An American Restaurant
& Event Venue In Shelbyville

As soon as you enter our establishment, you will be greeted with the genuine warmth of Southern hospitality. At our restaurant, we prioritize the use of the freshest and highest quality ingredients, meticulously crafted into homemade favorites every single day. Our unwavering commitment to excellence is evident in every aspect of our menu, from our renowned fried chicken to our USDA prime meats.

From our artisanal breads to our freshly made soups and salads, each dish is prepared with meticulous care and attention to detail. Our breads are baked fresh every morning, our soups are crafted with only the freshest ingredients, and our salad dressings are all homemade. Even our croutons are handmade, ensuring that they are consistently crispy and packed with flavor.

Fried Chicken

Pork Chops

New York Strip Steak

Sugar Cured Ham

Fried Chicken Livers

Kentucky Hot Brown

Classic Side Dishes

Homemade Pies And Cakes


“One has to remember that every failure can be a stepping stone to something better.”
Colonel Sanders
American businessman

Parties or Events

Book your next special event with us at the Claudia Sanders Dinner House. Whether you’re hosting a birthday celebration or a corporate event, our venue is the perfect space to meet your needs. Our beautifully appointed restaurant boasts ample room for a live band or presentations, as well as an accommodating bar that can whip up any of your favorite drinks. With beautifully designed booths and open views all around, the Claudia Sanders Dinner House provides a stunning backdrop for any event you have planned.

Let us cater your next event and experience the excellence of our service and the deliciousness of our American cuisine. Our talented chefs are deeply passionate and committed to providing top-notch assistance and mouth-watering dishes for your special occasion. Unsure of what to serve at your event? Our knowledgeable experts will gladly guide you in selecting the perfect menu to make your gathering an unforgettable experience.

We take great pride in catering events all throughout Kentucky, including Louisville, Shelbyville, Southern Indiana, and other surrounding areas. We have catered various occasions such as weddings, birthday parties, corporate luncheons, cocktail parties, baby showers, and more. If you are seeking high-quality food and exceptional professionalism, look no further and contact us today!

Cater Your Next Event


Make your special occasion unforgettable by hosting it at the Claudia Sanders Dinner House, the perfect event venue. With its sophisticated decor, delectable cuisine, and attentive service, our venue is sure to leave a lasting impression. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering or a large corporate function, we provide the ideal setting for your event. Our experienced event planning staff will ensure that all your event needs are met, allowing your guests to have a truly memorable experience.

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