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King's Sandwich Shop

701 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701-2110
+1 919-682-0071
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good42%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (2 reviews)
“fried okra” (2 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
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American, Fast food
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701 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701-2110
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

My wife and I met our son for a quick lunch at Kings recently. When I first saw the place I thought, okay, this will either be really great or just awful. I asked my son for a suggestion, and he told me he has...More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Just good ole food with a hometown swag......! So glad that they reopened because everything that's on the menu is just as great as the staff.

Thank Geo O
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was my first visit there. I worried about how long my wait time would be, because the person in front of me placed a very large $60 order...but they got my single order out right away. Hamburger was fresh, quality meat. Bun and toppings...More

Thank TravelBug2530
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is an original and perfect for the downtown scene. Try a combo. Best deal around. Meat is cooked to perfection and lots of condiments to add onto your burger. Best fried okra. Menu has something for everyone with vegan choices, seafood choices, and chicken...More

Thank WaleBoy T
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I’ve been going to King’s, or as my family calls it, “The Ballpark,” as long as I can remember. My earliest recollections include driving into “town” on a Friday night to “eat out,” meaning eat in the car. I have loved this place throughout the...More

1  Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Wonderful takeout burger place which also makes some other great sandwiches. Had the shrimp po' bo sandwich which was delicious. Lots of local characters stopping by for lunch. You can take out or eat at several tables overlooking the Old Durham Bulls Ballpark (where "Bull...More

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here while on a break during an event at The Rickhouse. An easy walk and really great burger, hot dogs and tater tots. The sweet tea was really tasty too!

Thank mysticaltravellers
Reviewed 21 November 2015

its hotdog stand food... burgers, shakes, hotdogs... a little disorganized behind the scenes but the food is very well put together. loved the food..

Thank Chesley G
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Great little take out for lunch. Food is cooked to order, inexpensive, and tasty. King's is a Durham tradition for good reason. Don't expect fancy but if you want a quick, greasy, down home treat, wait in line and enjoy.

Thank P-Dub56
Reviewed 4 September 2015

King's Sandwich Shop has been sitting on the corner since 1942 and is a Durham landmark. Their burgers and hot dogs are made the old fashioned way and are very good. I highly recommend their chocolate malted shake. They offer a covered outdoor seating area...More

1  Thank cheryl h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701-2110
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-682-0071
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