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3700 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504-3202
+1 252-527-7802
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor29%
  • Terrible11%
Jun 17, 2017
“What's that???”
Jul 25, 2016
“Great Southern cookin'!”
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3700 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504-3202
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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

I took some guys here on a business trip due to a recommendation from a local. DUDE, you should get out more! The fried chicken and the roast( I think it was roast) was OK, but not great. They have the worst buffet selection I...More

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed July 25, 2016

If you like good ole Southern Cookin' like MY grandma used to cook, you will love the Kinstonian! I have driven past it all my life driving back and forth between Raleigh and Morehead City, and have always been intrigued, but never was able to...More

Thank stroupp
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for someone that wants great southern cooked food at a great price! Not alot of selection on the buffet but everything that we had was great! The staff was phenomenal! We will be back!

Thank robert f
Reviewed July 14, 2016

In Kinston, the Kinstonian is THE place to eat. It's a buffet, $8 per person and you get the typical Southern, greasy, fried food. It's the south, what do you want? The food didn't look all that appetizing to me. There was variety, but even...More

Thank Pass-N-Through
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

After a recommendation, we decided to try the Kinstontonian. I noticed good reviews and a couple of not so good ones. The restaurant closed at 8:30. We got at the restaurant a few minutes before 8. The food burners on one side had obviously been...More

Thank Tonya M
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

If your looking for expensive fine dining then find somewhere else, this place is a very laid back come as you are hidden gem!!!! Food is very southern and lots of options to choose from. Look forward to eating here again soon!!!!

Thank Felicia H
Reviewed February 18, 2016

Country-style cooking, always good and I visit almost monthly. Love the vegetables and the chicken salad is really good. There is also salad bar with cold sides such as potato and macaroni salad, slaw and fruit. They usually have three or four meat items, vegetables,...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed December 10, 2015

The Kinstonian was recommended to us by our hotel--our first visit to Kinston. I have several food allergies-.We asked the hostess if they would have foods that I could eat--she assured us they would. it is only a buffet. After paying, we walked by the...More

1  Thank Warren C
Reviewed October 27, 2015

It is a buffet with home style cooking. Very good fried chicken, their chicken salad is made fresh and is also very good. Wait staff very nice. For the price you can definitely find something there to fill you up.

Thank Kathy18_12
Reviewed August 23, 2015

atmosphere, well cooked food, friendly staff, location and price just right, to feed a family or individual. just a wonderful place that's good food and good people.

Thank Donna W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504-3202
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Kinston
  • Phone Number: +1 252-527-7802
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