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King's Restaurant Incorporated

405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504-6737
252-527-2101
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Ranked #10 of 66 Restaurants in Kinston
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
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103 reviews 103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 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
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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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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 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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Kinston, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Kings has a great barbecue cook, and that is what they are famous for. They have daily plate specials as well as a bountiful buffet. They are always the first to pitch in in the event of a disaster in the community, so that makes us local folks love them all the more.

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I lived in Kinston in the 70's so I knew King's well from back then. Have visited whenever I'm passing through and was hungry. We stayed this weekend and visited King's twice. We enjoyed barbeque, ribs, Brunswick stew, hush puppies, veggies, banana pudding and pecan pie. All were very tasty. Only thing less than stellar was the grilled pork chops... More

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Greensboro, NC
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We found this because of its proximity to the Neuse Sport Shop, and were very glad we did. The Saturday night buffet was like stepping back in time: collard greens, cooked cabbage, fried fatback, chunky potatoes in addition to the barbeque and seafood choices. The barbeque was appropriately smokey with plenty of browned pieces, and the seafood was typical of... 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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