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King's Restaurant Incorporated

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405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504-6737
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a good local reputation and cruddy food. Weird stuff that taste fine sometimes and it sometimes no different than what you'd find at any old southern buffet.

Thank Jeremy F
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was so good and the staff was very nice. We would defiantly go back to eat at the Restaurant. They have a buffet, crab legs and an oyster bar or you can order from the menu.

Thank saxle
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a group of ball parents and players to Kings after a tournament. They had us all seated within minutes and all the stay was amazing. The food was great, a wonderful selection for everyone. Plus they gave us a group rate for the buffet. Definitely recommend.

Thank Sallie B
All over
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

The place in back of the restaurant offers BBQ, Oysters and Fried Chicken. YUMMY!! But a little on the spendy side. A friend and I stopped by there one afternoon (06-12-16) and he got a Pulled Pork BBQ sandwich and I got a four piece Fried Chicken and 10 Fried Oysters ($8). They gave us a pound or more of... More 

Thank Pass-N-Through
Keene, NH
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on Sun. afternoon. Very busy usually means very good, and they were very busy. Went to the buffett and it was well stocked with delicious food. Go hungry, because there is plenty. Will go there again.

Thank Drkknight03431
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Was headed to Atlantic Beach for vaca and stopped at Kings for a quick bite @ 1pm. After we waited a bit for a server and hearing them debate who was going to serve us, it started. The owner was in his cell @ the bar, one "waitress" was shouting across the ENTIRE restaurant and our server didn't know the... More 

Thank 2tan4u
Hickory, North Carolina
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Great BBQ friendly service, we stopped in on our way to and from Beaufort over Memorial Day weekend and picked up sandwiches to go. They also have a sit down portion of the restaurant.

Thank CarolinaGirl2016
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

King's is a local favorite and a favorite of many traveling to the beach. We normally eat at the buffet which has Eastern NC BBQ and Calabash-style shrimp as well as other meats, great vegetables, and desserts. Be sure to sample the Pineapple Casserole as well as the Pineapple Cake and Banana Pudding. I also have enjoyed their Oyster Bar.

Thank Jim H
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten their buffet several times, and it's always great! The staff is friendly and helpful. They didn't have my favorite dessert there this time... pineapple cake, but they did have the same type in strawberry...good stuff!

Thank jameshG2145ZR
Irmo, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

First time there. Asked when we went in if we wanted the buffet or oyster bar or something else (not sure other selection). Were told that "everything - barbecue, chicken and seafood - is on the buffet and it's $12.49." It was after 8pm when we got there and they close at 9. The pans on the buffet were low... More 

Thank Kathy29063

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504-6737
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Kinston
  • Phone Number: 252-527-2101

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?