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King Street Cafe

207 S King St, Morganton, NC 28655-3534
+1 828-475-6188
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good11%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“grouper” (4 reviews)
“baked brie” (3 reviews)
“warm rolls” (2 reviews)
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
207 S King St, Morganton, NC 28655-3534
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, can this chef blend flavors! Not only is the entree just wonderful but the sides presented accent the flavors even more. Service was attentive and any request was taken care of quickly and cheerfully. I have heard that the duck here is best. We...More

Thank nailss
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The cuisine at King Street is always exquisite and beautifully presented. Angela's service last night was outstanding. We love the refined atmosphere in the old house. It's one of the few places that actually uses tablecloths and has the utensils set (rather than rolled up...More

Thank Taryn H
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Have eaten here a number of times, as a couple, with a small group, and for a large party. The atmosphere is refined and calming, the food and service always top notch. IMHO, the best restaurant in Morganton, hands down!

Thank 978karlab
Reviewed 18 June 2017

My wife and I had a wonderful experience at King Street Cafe last night. First of all, the food - a culinary delight. I had a NY strip, prepared just the way I ordered it, with blueberries and bacon sauce in a red wine reduction....More

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Taking a break from a Morganton bridge tournament, friends urged us to try this residentially located favorite of theirs. Although we were a party of 10 the service was brisk and accurate. Chef Peter who has owned this cafe for 50 years produced food that...More

Thank Grampsalot
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Ten of us here in town for a bridge tournament had dinner here. We all enjoyed our food. Several had the grouper special. I had the combo-what a great idea-pick two. Shrimp and pork. Both were winners. They have nice warm rolls and butter, and...More

Thank Kaye333
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are snow birds and love to eat at King Street Cafe when we are in town but the service from Angela was just amazing, her personality and knowledge was top notch, she helped us find a new favorite wine and her...More

1  Thank trvlngrlnc
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We had a wonderful experience last night. I agree with Amy P’s comment that it is a hidden gem. The food was excellent and reasonably priced for what we got. Our server, Angela was wonderful as well. We started with the Baked Brie for two...More

2  Thank Edward C
Reviewed 9 December 2016

One of Morganton's finest. A hidden Gem. This restaurant does not disappoint, with food being fresh and excellent! The chef does a fantastic gourmet meal that deserves five stars. Service is great and the atmosphere is old charm as if you are eating in the...More

1  Thank Amy P
Reviewed 26 September 2016

What a very lovely and quiet cafe; we were in a room (4 of us) alone as it was early. We had a very sweet young lady who took our orders and attended to our meal. I had steak au poivre. It was one of...More

1  Thank SuzieQ044
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king street cafe net (it would not allow me to inter the site correctly. There are no spaces, and periods after the World Wide Web and cafe.) They have a website which includes their menu per TripAdvisor. I am not affiliated... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 S King St, Morganton, NC 28655-3534
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-475-6188
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