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The Boiler Room Oyster Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
108 W North St, Located in an Alley, Kinston, NC 28501-4834
+1 252-208-2433
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (218 reviews)
“banana pudding” (46 reviews)
“oysters” (222 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
108 W North St, Located in an Alley, Kinston, NC 28501-4834
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Reviewed yesterday

It was hard to find, but we persevered and had a nice lunch yesterday. My husband and I both ordered off the lunch special menu. Our server recommended the bacon, peach and lettuce sandwich, so I ordered it. I must say I was intrigued but...More

Thank GininNC
Reviewed yesterday

Was anxious to try BROB and traveled from out of town to do so. Had to circle the block a number of times to find the place as they reside down an alley with no signage to indicate the way from the street I was...More

Thank Gregg A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Boiler Room was perfection. Fresh tasty food that had a lasting impact for our whole party. The Roosters were pure heaven. The experience was fun. The staff was amazing. I highly recommend the Boiler room and made a return trip to Kinston just for...More

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was started by the founders of Chef and the Farmer, which is right across the street, as a sea food and oyster bar. I have no doubt that the sea food is excellent, but we tried what sounded like a unique offering: a...More

Thank Triumph3A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second visit here from Wisconsin. Great service after our LATE arrival into town on a Friday night. Great food, fabulous service. We wish they would not nickel and dime though ($50 meal and they charged us .50 for a side of dressing???!!!). Since our...More

Thank funstlucia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch at The Boiler Room where we enjoyed the best catfish we’ve ever eaten! Our meal was served piping hot, a requirement for us and the catfish was melt in your mouth goodness, meaty and juicy with a crunchy and well spiced crust. And a...More

Thank 624charmainew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entrance is hidden down an alley from the main street. Just a basic restaurant to grab a decent sandwich and have a few drinks with friends. A little on the upper side of the price range for the type of place it is in a...More

Thank ump44Trey
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Kinston for a couple days last week, my wife and I and another couple had a great lunch at The Boiler Room Oyster Bar. We were there on a Monday and the raw oysters were on special for $1 each. Good deal, but...More

Thank Brentmo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in on our way back from the beach. There was already a solid wait on that Sunday morning, but worth it. We got seats at the front bar and the guys took great care of us. We loved people watching and sat with...More

Thank SammyHam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at The Boiler Room on our way home from the beach yesterday...been wanting to eat here for a while. We arrived a little early and sat in the alley waiting patiently for 11 am, we were not alone~ Once the doors opened we...More

Thank bgoodnow
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Doug P
27 December 2016|
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Response from Lyndsey T | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I'm not sure, but they are restaurant people, and the service is great!
John E
3 September 2016|
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Response from Lee H | Reviewed this property |
Correction I meant they don't take reservations but Chef and the Farmer does take reservations. Both are owned by Vivian Howard.
19 July 2016|
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Response from littlereddachsie | Reviewed this property |
No they do not. Like most places, going on the early side ensures seating. It starts to fill up 7ish, and during the week it is not likely to be a big problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 W North St, Located in an Alley, Kinston, NC 28501-4834
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Kinston
  • Phone Number: +1 252-208-2433
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