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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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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (25 reviews)
“fried chicken” (14 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504-6737
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 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
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Being from NC, King's seemed somewhat familiar. I was starving and changed my mind many times before I reached the counter to order. I was in a hurry so I wanted something I could take out and eat in my car; but they had scallops!...More

Thank MeandBabyBlue
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We're from Groton, Connecticut; but this is not the first time that we stopped off at Kings Restaurant. A few months ago, we stopped off at the one on Vernon and ate some wonderful fried chicken there. When my cubemate from work heard we were...More

1  Thank Cristito C
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The food was very good and the price is great. The barbecue is very good and has just the right amount of sauce.

Thank brittwill94
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Have eaten here a couple of times, most recent in February. Had the lunch buffet on the last trip. Not the best I ever had, but good enough and easy on the wallet.

Thank salesmanx3
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Didn't do the buffet but had a great selection of sea food and only 1 tray of beef BBQ-don't eat pork. Food was good, had first time yellow BBQ sauce and it was good. Food portion was good and staff was friendly and attentive

Thank Pacdive
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Wonderful buffet. So much variety of southern home style cooking. Just trying everything made me full. Mashed potatoes the way they should taste. My four grand kids loved it. All that wonderful food and then the desserts! Banana pudding, strawberry short cake, dirt pudding, and...More

Thank Take-kids-and-go
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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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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