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King's Restaurant Incorporated

405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504-6737
+1 252-527-2101
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (25 reviews)
“fried chicken” (16 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504-6737
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed our food and service. It is hard to find a full service place that has good food anymore.

Thank Trueeasterner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow ,the BBQ is great pork or turkey pick your choice,Cole Slaw is awesome and hush puppies are amazing ,the Tea is great as well, the food is wonderful , and the service is outstanding and treat you so well ,love eating here as well

Thank 54jeremiahs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great service. Opted not to get the buffet to TRY not to eat too much. The half-pint was plenty. With a meat and THREE of their amazing vegetables along with hot hush puppies. Our waitress Miracle did a great job. Hope to...More

Thank noweeds
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

My family has eaten here before. The barbecue is great. We wanted to try the pig in a puppy sandwich, which is a barbecue sandwich that uses a large hush puppy as the bun. It was a good sandwich. Very rich. The hush puppy took...More

Thank dbailey6973
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I had the beef tips over rice. Um um good! Better than what I can make. My son had the fried chicken which he said was excellent.

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This King's, on Highway 70, is the only one I have eaten at. I have always enjoyed it ... it has been here for decades. Passing through recently, we had to decide whether to order off the menu or get the buffet, and decided on...More

Thank CarolinaTrekkers
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Sometimes I end up in Kinston North Carolina for a day or two. I have known about Kong’s barbecue and it’s hallmark sandwich called “ pig in a puppy” It’s a pork barbecue sandwich made with a large split hush puppy for the bun. I...More

Thank PilotKev55
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from dropping our daughter at college. Food was good and pies were better!!

Thank Benjamin P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I went to King's for lunch the other day. They have two different areas of the restaurant - one is buffet style and second is restaurant. I am not a buffet person but did check the buffet out and it looked well stocked. I went...More

Thank KumarL1960
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Are here on the way to the beach. Didn't get the buffet but the daily special. It was very good for $7.99 including tea.

Thank Ken J
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18 November 2016|
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Response from Drkknight03431 | Reviewed this property |
The buffet is all day and I believe I paid 13.50.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 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: +1 252-527-2101
King's BBQ and Chicken serves Eastern NC BBQ; traditional vinegar based, hand chopped pork BBQ. We serve the best sweet/spicy BBQ ribs and BBQ chicken in Kinston. Locally sourced vegetables including collards, turnip greens, cabbage, black eyed peas, and candied yams. Visit our main location on E. New Bern road and enjoy Lou-Lou's Oyster Bar. It is located inside King's and serves up local steamed oysters, crab legs, steamed shrimp and much more. We also have three take-out locations on Vernon ave, North Queen str, and finally Kingold blvd in Snow Hill.
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