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Kings Restaurant

910 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501-3612
+1 252-527-1661
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (9 reviews)
“fried chicken” (5 reviews)
“oysters” (2 reviews)
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910 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501-3612
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 8 April 2018

They served a group of 12 of us efficiently. The menu selection is wide and interesting, not just the normal Que stuff. Plenty of veggies for those in the mood. They even have beer and wine, unlike the usual Que restaurants. But the Que is...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

There is plenty of food and they keep the buffet stocked. The bbq was cold and not the best. The ribs and fried chicken were ok the greens were good. The place is big and gets a good crowd. I am not a devotee of...More

Thank Distance09
Reviewed 14 September 2017 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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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