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Chef and The Farmer

120 W Gordon St, Kinston, NC 28501-4816
+1 252-208-2433
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork chop” (67 reviews)
“bread” (65 reviews)
“trout” (32 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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120 W Gordon St, Kinston, NC 28501-4816
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1 - 10 of 853 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I are certifiably old, and our appetites have decreased over the years. So we were delighted that C&F encouraged us to share - so share we did. Beef Tartare, Guilford Mills Grits, and Rigatoni. Never had beef bacon before, but I look...More

Thank pealringer
chefandthef, Owner at Chef and The Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Pealringer – Thank you for visiting Chef & the Farmer and for patronizing our friends over at the O'Neil. We're glad that you and your wife enjoyed all of the elements of your meal. We hope that you will travel back to Kinston very...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

For sometime we have wanted to dine at Chef and the Farmer because we enjoy A Chef's Life so much. We were not disappointed, although we would change some of our orders on our next visit. It was easily accessible as we traveled north on...More

Thank Gracie B
chefandthef, Owner at Chef and The Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Gracie B – Thank you for visiting Chef & the Farmer! We appreciate your feedback on the dishes that you dined on. We will give your feedback to our kitchen staff. We are so glad that you enjoyed dining with us and look forward...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Creative menu based on local ingredients. Friendly and attentive staff. Only problem is difficulty getting a reservation on a weekend!More

Thank marlmodz
chefandthef, Owner at Chef and The Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Marlmodz – Thank you for your review and for visiting Chef & the Farmer! You are correct that it can be difficult to get a weekend reservation. We recommend calling us at (252) 208-2433 ext 1 because we will always try our best to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant to celebrate two wedding anniversaries, mine and my son's. The decor is simple elegant. The food was top notch and the service was professional. I had Cornish hen that was cooked to perfection. My wife had the pork chop. We...More

Thank paulhollinger
chefandthef, Owner at Chef and The Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Paulhollinger – We are honored that you and your family spent your special anniversaries with Chef & the Farmer! We're so glad that you all enjoyed your evening. Thank you for your suggestion. We hope that you will return soon. – Kind regards, Vivian...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to Kinston from 4 hours away just to eat at The Chef. Made reservations 90 days ago. Shared with my other half 2 appetizers, 2 small plates and each had our own main. Cocktails were delicious I would recommend the Hanky Panky! Wait staff...More

Thank Mary Clare B
chefandthef, Owner at Chef and The Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Mary Clare B – We're so glad that you enjoyed your cocktails and dinner. We hope that you will return soon. – Kind regards, Vivian & Ben

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our dinner was, happily, in the gallery upstairs where it was not so noisy. Most people would want to be where the action is and to be seen.

Thank Mari T
chefandthef, Owner at Chef and The Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Mari T – We are glad that you enjoyed your seating arrangements in our Gallery Room. We hope that you will return soon! – Kind regards, Vivian & Ben

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been wanting to experience Chef and the Farmer for a few years and finally made it there this weekend. I worried that with all the hype and after following the TV show for a few years that I may be disappointed. But it...More

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chefandthef, Owner at Chef and The Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Randiras – We're very pleased that you enjoyed dining with us. It was a pleasure to meet you! We hope that you will return soon. – Kind regards, Vivian & Ben

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awards to the wait staff. They are all happy, eager to please and engaging. This sets the restaurant tone. We were seated on time. The kitchen seemed slow but, in all fairness, the restaurant was packed even at 8:30pm. It took about an hour for...More

Thank Tootallal
chefandthef, Owner at Chef and The Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Tootallal – Thank you for making the long drive to dine with us! We're glad that you enjoyed most things about your meal. We appreciate your feedback. We hope that you will journey out again soon. Better yet, we'd love to have you as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Three ladies enjoyed a road trip from Hickory, NC. We were happy to get early 5 PM reservation and were promptly seated immediately upon opening. Staff greeted us and took our drink orders. We heard the fried collards were not to be missed. Two of...More

Thank SwimMamaBear
chefandthef, Owner at Chef and The Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello SwimMamaBear – Thank you for dining with us at Chef & the Farmer! We hope that you will make the drive again soon. Kindest regards, Ben & Vivian

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here on a Wednesday evening, 5:00 reservation. Ordered several small plates and a couple of entrees. Kitchen seemed really un-organized. The small plates came out in a reasonable amount of time, had to wait another 30-45 minutes for a fish entree. We were celebrating...More

Thank southerntraveller13
chefandthef, Owner at Chef and The Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello southerntraveller13 – We'd like to thank you for visiting Chef & the Farmer. We're glad that you enjoyed the food and your waitress. We apologize that you had to wait a long time for your food and we will share your comments with the...More

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208srb
29 July 2017|
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Response from Jet K | Reviewed this property |
We sat in the bar area, it was nice because you look out over the restaurant.
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arlenechville
29 April 2017|
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Response from chris b | Reviewed this property |
Not at all. We dressed casual. Food was amazing! Service was great! Enjoy!!
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Mo1GA
17 March 2017|
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Response from chefandthef | Property representative |
Hello! We take reservations from today's date up to 3 months in advance. It is easier to get a reservation earlier in the week (Monday - Wednesday) rather than later in the week. We will make every attempt to accommodate... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W Gordon St, Kinston, NC 28501-4816
    (Herritage & Gordon)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Kinston
  • Phone Number: +1 252-208-2433
  • E-mail
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