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All 66 Kinston Restaurants

King's Restaurant Incorporated

405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504-6737
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Ranked #10 of 66 Restaurants in Kinston
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

One has a choice of a buffet on one side of the building, or a seated, menu only on the other side. At $11.99 pp, it's not a bad choice. Barbecue pork is a "pick it yourself" style, basically un-seasoned other than the smoking. That's good for those who like minimal spiciness, but less so for those who like a... More

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Henderson, North Carolina
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106 reviews 106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had just read a story about the restaurant in the "Our State" magazine, so when I passed through Kinston had to stop to try the "Pig in a Puppy". Got take out, place was busy but the order was ready in good time. Must say the barbecue sandwich in a hushpuppy bun was good and unique. The eastern NC barbecue... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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586 reviews 586 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
431 helpful votes 431 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were driving home from New Bern and noticed a billboard advertising Pigs in a Puppy and joked that it would be something we would have to try just to see what it was. When we happened to drive through Kinston and saw the restaurant along the highway we decided to stop since it was lunch time. The parking lot... More

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104 reviews 104 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

King's is a BBQ joint and is typical of Eastern NC. Chopped barbecued pork and all the trimmings. It was good but I found nothing special about it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The service was ok at best. The grilled chicken sandwich was mostly bread- and what chicken there was in it was dry and tough. We also had the ribs which only seemed to get flavor from the slather of BBQ sauce. The chopped BBQ came in a bowl that had liquid in the bottom but it wasn't sauce.... The slaw... More

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I found that Kings Restaurant produce quality Good food and very accommodating. Reasonably Priced for a family. You won't be sorry. Not fancy sort of simply decorated but great, great food

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Kentfield, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

I arrived here on a Sunday and found that half the town did as well. The wait staff is very friendly and the restaurant is clean with wonderful old photos on the walls taken when the town was first starting. The food was good and everyone with me enjoyed theirs as well. For real down home smoke coming out of... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The parking lot is in terrible shape. The restaurant had interesting items on the wall. The entrance needed some spiffing up. The lighting was dim. The food was lacking. The bbq was dry, hard, tasteless and looked like porkchop, also tasted like pork chop. The bbq pork chop was hard, & dry. Maybe, they cook the meats at night for... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I've been twice. The first time I got a BBQ plate and a ribs plate. The BBQ was cooked beautifully, just regular BBQ with the typical NC vinegar taste. Not for me. I prefer smoked pulled pork with red sauce. The ribs that day, a Sunday, tasted like they would have been much better had they been eaten a couple... More

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Western NC
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This is a plain jane resturant. Good home made vegs and sides, plenty of choices. The "half pint" meal was an excellent value. 1 meal and 3 sides plus hushpuppies. We thought it would be just a little of the chosen meat and small sides, wrong! If this is the smaller, lighter meal I am not sure we could have... More

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Additional Information about King's Restaurant Incorporated

Address: 405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504-6737
Phone Number: 252-527-2101
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Kinston
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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