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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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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 PassNThrough
Keene, NH
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 3 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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11 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
White Lake, North Carolina
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Meet my parents here for Sunday lunch. Good service and food. Had been 20 years since I had eaten there...still satisfied.

Thank coach38nc
Tampa, Florida
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I travel in NC a lot and have eaten some absolutely amazing BBQ in the state (Prissy Polly's in Kernersville comes to mind). Sadly, it was not at this restaraunt. I ordered the ribs and pulled pork combo. It is a bad sign when you get the bill for your meal before you even get your drink. Anyway, the meal... More 

Thank Flharleygirl1508
Kinston, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Staff is very attentive. Management is working on upgrading atmosphere in small steps. Work to have relationships with customers and make them feel comfortable.

Thank 68disappointed

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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
Dining on a budget, Large groups, 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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