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“Hidden Gem...”

Chef and The Farmer
Ranked #1 of 77 Restaurants in Kinston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Herritage & Gordon
Reviewed December 31, 2012

We had another outstanding dinner @ Chef & the Farmer - our 3rd visit & we have never been disappointed. This "farm to table" establishment uses many local suppliers & lists them on a chalkboard in the front of the restaurant. Beth was our lovely server - who did a wonderful job on a busy night between Christmas & New Years. We started with Pimento Cheese Grits & Kale/navel Orange Salad - both outstanding. Our entrees included Bourbon Braised Pork Shoulder Lasagna (this is ordered by one of us every time), Seared Stripe Bass w/ collard green creamed rice, Rice Crusted Catfish & the C & F Burger - the flavors were amazing! Warm Brownie Pudding w/ peppermint ice cream & chocolate bark finished off a perfectly delightful meal. If you are ever in Eastern NC near Kinston, dinner @ Chef & the Farmer would definitely be worth your while...

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Reviewed December 20, 2012

My husband and I visited with my husbands parents. We had a wonderfully prepated meal. The food excellent and the staff knowledgeable and attentive. Probably one of the best places to dine anywhere. Defineately the best place to dine the immediate area.

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Reviewed December 16, 2012

In a small town in eastern North Carolina sits one of the most delightful restaurants we've ever eaten in. Featuring imaginative dishes prepared from local ingredients, Chef and the Farmer never fails to satisfy. If you are ever close to this part of the world, it is worth a side trip to find it.

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Thank Stubtail
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

This is my favorite fine dinning restaurant. The atmosphere is fantastic, warm and very inviting.
The menu is always a wonderful in season surprise. The food is phenominal, very very good food. My daughter and son in law live in Raleigh and when they come home to Goldsboro they always want to go to the Chef and The Farmer. In the words of my son in law, there's no Chef and Farmer in Raleigh. I love this place, not your typical restaurant.

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1  Thank Karen V
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

The atmosphere is phenominal, service was personable and attentive. Loved the unique menu using really fresh ingredients with interesting combinations. I will visit whenever in eastern N.C. Cannot wait to return. P.s. great wine list as well..

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