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Kens Grill

7645 US Highway 70 W, La Grange, NC 28551-8208
+1 252-566-4765
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“nc bbq” (7 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (6 reviews)
“coleslaw” (5 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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7645 US Highway 70 W, La Grange, NC 28551-8208
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Drove past it many times when transiting I70 to the coast but this trip it was lunchtime and I didn’t want chain fast food. Great lunch. Agree with other recent positive ratings. Not fancy but clean. Simple, good, ample portions, and extremely friendly service with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LakeGastonRetired
Reviewed September 28, 2018

First let me say that Kens has an amazing breakfast. Everything is cooked to order and you will not leave hungry. My wife and I always get their eggs and sausage which is the best we have found in Lenoir County. The dining area is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RodneyandKim B
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Have always had a soft spot in my stomach for good Eastern NC BBQ. When I left Raleigh, some 15 years,ago, I found that I really missed it. Went to Kens Grill grill with a friend during a recent trip to Kinston NC and rediscovered...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Louis965
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Ordered the snack tray...pork, slaw, and hush puppies....Needs no bread.....Some of the best I’ve ever eaten....enough to order a to go package....definitely worth the trip!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LadyRed829
Reviewed May 13, 2018

When we visit family in Kinston, North Carolina one of the trip highlights is to enjoy Eastern Carolina BBQ. In years past we have visited highly regarded BBQ restaurants. This year we tried Ken’s Grill in LaGrange, North Carolina. The menu at Ken’s Grill is...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed May 7, 2018

This little hole in the wall grill was recommended by a friend travelling on her way to the beach. Ken's is just outside Kinston on hwy 70. My sister had a delicious cheeseburger and I had the BBQ beef brisket served with homemade potato salad...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank TeresaH1457
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

My family has been going to Kens Grill for years now. We always have Kens BBQ at our gatherings. Easter was our last family get together and once again...Kens BBQ and sides graced our table. Always delicious!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 2Bares
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Best burger I’ve had in a long time. It was piping hot when it arrived and the chili and slaw were good, too. From the first bite I knew we’d come to the right place, and we will definitely be back.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Ecarp
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We stop by regularly for the fond memories of Pharo's Big Boy in Kinston, Ken's Big Boy makes the stop special. Try it.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank John T. C
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Move over, Five Guys. Move over, Cook Out. Kens Grill has bested both of you. Absolutely delicious cheeseburgers. Yes they take credit cards but you can’t add a tip so bring along cash for your server. Strange hours- open a couple of evenings, but generally...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank TeresaA821
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Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7645 US Highway 70 W, La Grange, NC 28551-8208
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  La Grange
  • Phone Number: +1 252-566-4765
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