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The King's Kitchen

129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2143
+1 704-375-1990
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (78 reviews)
“cornbread” (39 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (40 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2143
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Love this place. We have been many times. The food is always really good and the staff is excellent. And you help support a great mission. Definitely recommend.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, the service, the mission and the atmosphere made our night at The King's Kitchen memorable and noteworthy. This is a restaurant that doesn't sacrifice quality for the sake of a noble mission. The food is fabulous. And the experience was powerful.

Thank cowolgies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice dinner~I was able to reserve a large table for 6 of us on a Friday night. Loved the ambiance of the restaurant, the decor was fun~the service was great, food was really good down-home style cooking, lots of options on...More

Thank robin0602
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a large group dinner here in their back room. My catfish was tender and lightly breaded. The sides were served family style to our tables - so we all got to try the black-eyed peas, sweet potatoes, hummus, and pimento cheese dip (my favorite)...More

Thank Char S
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Food was excellent, good choice of beers and wines too. The young Gentleman who served us was very friendly and attentive too. A good place for a nice night out if you you enjoy good food.

2  Thank hamacas78
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Had dinner here on a Tuesday night. The restaurant was busy, but not full. We started off with the hush puppies and the pimento cheese. Both of which were very good. I ordered the catfish and it was very good. It came with a large...More

3  Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Part of our Feast Food Tour. Elegant, yet homey feel. We sampled the beef pot roast with vegetables. Very tasty, but a little tough. Salmon was super fresh. I was surprised to learned that the owner is a pastor and his mission is to foster...More

2  Thank coolgal500
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Ate here as part of a graduation party The lunch food was served very quickly and the food was good I would not recommend making a point in that I found nothing special in either the food or the service

1  Thank irishyahoo
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We went to this establishment and the wait staff was great and the food was very tasty. I also found out you could order an entre and get a piece or two of fried chicken on the side. How can that be turned down. Scallops...More

2  Thank Ted R
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We ate here with our neighbors prior to a Christmas Concert at St. Peter's Church and it was wonderful. Granted we did not have a reservation on a Saturday night in December which was a mistake, but we were seated at the bar immediately and...More

2  Thank Piseu
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Robert T
3 July 2017|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i believe they do.
9 May 2017|
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Response from Terry428 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we had a group of 55 there once, but they shut down to the public that night, so be sure to call ahead and schedule the event.
4 December 2016|
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Response from Classtraveler2011 | Reviewed this property |
I don' drink, but yes they do have a bar. You can sit at the bar also
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2143
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-375-1990
  • E-mail
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