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Kings Restaurant

910 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501-3612
+1 252-527-1661
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (7 reviews)
“hush puppies” (10 reviews)
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910 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501-3612
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Reviews (41)
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit Lou Lou's Oyster Bar in Kings Restaurant. Superb oysters and best steamed shrimp anywhere! Fast friendly service.

Thank April E
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The food is good in most cases..but our waiter, Johnny, had dirty fingernails, and that really takes your appetite away.

Thank Justine P
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We stop in for Sunday lunch, we had the buffet, it was okay, but not as good as it was last year when we ate there. The pulled BBQ was the best, not a great selection of veggies.

Thank 715faithc
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Food was good, place is kinda grubby and reminded me of an old folk's convention. Good chicken and barbecue. Hush puppies were so so.

Thank Carmine C
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I prefer this location of the 3 in Kinston. I was disappointed with the appearance. It was unkempt and the counters were sticky. There was a cashier wiping the counters and tables with a soggy, dirty cloth that didn't do much for the mess. My...More

Thank P V
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Have been stopping here for years going and coming from the beach. It just down home great food at a fair price. The BBQ is moist, the chicken sandwich is great, and with the addition of LouLou's oyster bar and buffet room, it can pack...More

Thank 2tan4u
Reviewed 16 July 2016

went here on a Sunday for lunch buffet. although I enjoyed the food, I would not rate this as anything fantastic. there was plenty of pulled pork, shrimp, hush puppies, veggies, etc. but I was a little disappointed that there was no ribs brisket and...More

Thank Drkknight03431
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was pretty bad the restaurant hadn't been cleaned in hours. The cups and soda were everywhere. The air temp was really warm making it uncomfortable to eat. The thermostat said it was over 80. The food was decent. The pulled pork was good...More

Thank stinyfish
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We did nit eat the buffet as we were going out to dinner. We ordered from the menu. Food was good. Would go back and try buffet as it was very reasonable in price.

Thank U6778EImaryw
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Its been 40 years since I lived in Kinston and grew up with this bbq. It is still the same. Make sure you try the collards and the skins.

Thank fssutton1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501-3612
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Kinston
  • Phone Number: +1 252-527-1661
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