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Restaurants in Kinston

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Reynolds Seafood 336 N Herritage St, Kinston
Reynolds Seafood
Seafood Markets • $$

Reynolds Seafood

336 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

I love this place so much because of their GREAT/AWESOME staff members. My uncle is battling DEMENTIA and when we go to Reynolds Seafood he sometimes gets a...

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  • Superb108 Reviews4.8
Chef & the Farmer 120 W Gordon St, Kinston
Chef & the Farmer
American • $$$

Chef & the Farmer

120 W Gordon St, Kinston, NC 28501

I'd been wanting to go here since I'd seen the show on PBS. Loved the atmosphere (most of the seating is upstairs). Wait staff was very nice. It was...

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  • Superb236 Reviews4.5
Sugar Hill Pizzeria 211 N Herritage St, Kinston
Sugar Hill Pizzeria
Italian • $

Sugar Hill Pizzeria

211 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

Love their pizza by the slice! It's greasy as all get out, but that's what makes it so good, lol! :D It's a great place to stop in for a quick...

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  • Superb162 Reviews4.5
Ma's Hot Dog House 2515 U.S. Hwy 258 South, Kinston
Ma's Hot Dog House
Hot Dogs • $

Ma's Hot Dog House

2515 U.S. Hwy 258 South, Kinston, NC 28504

Out of the way Restaurant. That serves good fast food. A friend and I drove about 25 miles. To buy some meals. I ordered 2 smoked sausage dogs w/chilli,...

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  • Superb98 Reviews4.6
Byrd's Restaurant 196 North Carolina Hwy 58, Kinston
Byrd's Restaurant
American • $

Byrd's Restaurant

196 North Carolina Hwy 58, Kinston, NC 28504

Always a variety of hot, delicious food. I like knowing I will see many of the same smiling faces each visit. Long standing, reputable business with an...

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  • Superb95 Reviews4.6
El Nuevo Tequila Mexican Restaurant 1030 W New Bern Rd, Kinston
El Nuevo Tequila Mexican Restaurant
Tacos

El Nuevo Tequila Mexican Restaurant

1030 W New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504

Me and my wife love going here and also taking children service is excellent the dishes are great good portions this I would say is the best Mexican restaurant...

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  • Superb93 Reviews4.6
Mother Earth Brewing LLC 311 N Herritage St, Kinston
Mother Earth Brewing LLC
Pubs

Mother Earth Brewing LLC

311 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

Their Tang sour ale. OMG guys. This is the one. This is the sour ale everyone has been waiting for. So good. And the guy who brews it is in a band. Come drink...

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  • Superb89 Reviews4.6
Peach House Restaurant 412 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Peach House Restaurant
American • $$

Peach House Restaurant

412 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

My chicken bacon ranch panini, baked twice red potatoes and macadamia nut cookies were phenomenal. Ready To go back. This was my first time❤oh and the...

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.5
El Nuevo San Juan B, 1648, 2423 N Herritage St, Kinston
El Nuevo San Juan
Mexican • $$

El Nuevo San Juan

B, 1648, 2423 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

We celebrated my niece’s birthday here today. The food was delicious and the service was awesome. We can’t thank our waiter and other staff enough for...

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  • Superb178 Reviews4.4
El Azteca 2928 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
El Azteca
Mexican • $$$

El Azteca

2928 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

Service was great, food was delicious! Love love love the mole' sauce (I ORDERED EXTRA!!!!!)My sisters, nieces and I really enjoyed the food and the...

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  • Superb109 Reviews4.5
Big Game Brewing 225 E New Bern Rd Suite J, Kinston
Big Game Brewing
Beer Gardens

Big Game Brewing

225 E New Bern Rd Suite J, Kinston, NC 28504

Great location, amazing view, and lots of games! Variety of beer if that's what you are in to. Cornhole, horseshoes, arcade games, and great outdoor...

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  • Superb47 Reviews4.8
Kings Restaurant 405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston
Kings Restaurant
Barbecue • $$

Kings Restaurant

405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504

Pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. Good is great and comes out fast. They even have an oyster bar that serves cocktails inside. Will be back soon to try...

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  • Superb246 Reviews4.3
The Mad Hatter 212 W North St, Kinston
The Mad Hatter
American • $$

The Mad Hatter

212 W North St, Kinston, NC 28501

One of the best local restaurants in the Kinston area! I've been here two or three times, and have never left unsatisfied with my meal. The service is...

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  • Superb130 Reviews4.4
Lovick's Cafe 320 N Herritage St, Kinston
Lovick's Cafe
American • $

Lovick's Cafe

320 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

What a wonderful little gem Kinston has here. My husband & I have had breakfast & lunch here this week... the Warehouse breakfast is amazing!!!...

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  • Superb162 Reviews4.3
H.O.W. II 710 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
H.O.W. II
Chinese

H.O.W. II

710 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

By far the best dining experience in Kinston. Wait staff is fantastic and extremely attentive. Food is exceptional and priced very well for the quality. I...

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  • Superb85 Reviews4.4

American Restaurants

American in Kinston
Chef & the Farmer 120 W Gordon St, Kinston
Chef & the Farmer
American • $$$

Chef & the Farmer

120 W Gordon St, Kinston, NC 28501

I'd been wanting to go here since I'd seen the show on PBS. Loved the atmosphere (most of the seating is upstairs). Wait staff was very nice. It was...

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  • Superb236 Reviews4.5
Byrd's Restaurant 196 North Carolina Hwy 58, Kinston
Byrd's Restaurant
American • $

Byrd's Restaurant

196 North Carolina Hwy 58, Kinston, NC 28504

Always a variety of hot, delicious food. I like knowing I will see many of the same smiling faces each visit. Long standing, reputable business with an...

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  • Superb95 Reviews4.6
Peach House Restaurant 412 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Peach House Restaurant
American • $$

Peach House Restaurant

412 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

My chicken bacon ranch panini, baked twice red potatoes and macadamia nut cookies were phenomenal. Ready To go back. This was my first time❤oh and the...

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.5

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Kinston
Pizza Villa 1400 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Pizza Villa
Pizza • $$

Pizza Villa

1400 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

The pizza is awesome, the salad bar was fresh and delicious as well. I can't wait to go back, and would recommend if you want a good pizza head in to...

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  • Good131 Reviews4.1
Lily's Pizza 2423 N Herritage St, Kinston
Lily's Pizza
Pizza • $

Lily's Pizza

2423 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

Always a great place to meet friends, have a tasty meal, and be greeted by some really sweet workers! As I work in New Bern now & havent visited in months,...

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  • Good55 Reviews4.2
Little J’s Pizza & Subs 2459 US-258, Kinston
Little J’s Pizza & Subs
Pizza • $

Little J’s Pizza & Subs

2459 US-258, Kinston, NC 28504

Food is delicious! We eat here all the time for our lunch break and we're never disappointed. Haven't had anything we didn't like. Great subs,...

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  • Good71 Reviews3.8

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Kinston
El Nuevo San Juan B, 1648, 2423 N Herritage St, Kinston
El Nuevo San Juan
Mexican • $$

El Nuevo San Juan

B, 1648, 2423 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

We celebrated my niece’s birthday here today. The food was delicious and the service was awesome. We can’t thank our waiter and other staff enough for...

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  • Superb178 Reviews4.4
El Azteca 2928 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
El Azteca
Mexican • $$$

El Azteca

2928 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

Service was great, food was delicious! Love love love the mole' sauce (I ORDERED EXTRA!!!!!)My sisters, nieces and I really enjoyed the food and the...

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  • Superb109 Reviews4.5
El Norteño 1701 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
El Norteño
Mexican • $$

El Norteño

1701 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

Honestly, there are only a few places in Kinston that practice consistently great customer service and have consistently good food...this place is in the top...

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  • Good122 Reviews4.1

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Kinston
H.O.W. II 710 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
H.O.W. II
Chinese

H.O.W. II

710 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

By far the best dining experience in Kinston. Wait staff is fantastic and extremely attentive. Food is exceptional and priced very well for the quality. I...

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  • Superb85 Reviews4.4
Wok N Roll 2424 N Herritage St, Kinston
Wok N Roll
Chinese • $

Wok N Roll

2424 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

Food was delicious, very impressed with how the restaurant has been modified to protect against Covid, very well sectioned off, totally touch less process....

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  • Superb84 Reviews4.3
House of Wang Chinese Restaurant 710 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
House of Wang Chinese Restaurant
Chinese • $$

House of Wang Chinese Restaurant

710 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

I just recently ate at House of Wang II. The food is out of this world!! The servers and hostesses are very welcoming and friendly. House of Wang holds special...

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  • Superb59 Reviews4.3

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Kinston
Chick-fil-A 4499 US-70 W, Kinston
Chick-fil-A
Fast Food • $

Chick-fil-A

4499 US-70 W, Kinston, NC 28504

I love Chick-fil-A! They are open on Christmas Eve, but you can’t order through the app because the app says it’s closed, but I’m here and ordering food....

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  • Good177 Reviews4.2
Olympian Restaurant 601 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Olympian Restaurant
Fast Food • $

Olympian Restaurant

601 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

They are a little high but I’d be lying if I said their food wasn’t delicious. I’ll pay to keep them here. We don’t have a lot of options and their...

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  • Good122 Reviews4
Arby's 4173 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Arby's
Fast Food • $

Arby's

4173 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

Easy to find at the front of a shopping center off a main road. They were incredibly busy but still managed to get great hot food out . Our whole order was...

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  • Good109 Reviews3.8
Aggie's Steak Sub 909 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Aggie's Steak Sub
Sandwich Shop • $$

Aggie's Steak Sub

909 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

This was truly a treat for your taste buds. Great service and food. Everything was made to order and fresh. We enjoyed on this visit: The chicken Philly all...

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  • Superb80 Reviews4.3
Subway 401 E New Bern Rd, Kinston
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

401 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28501

This is the cleanest subway we have ever been in the staff make sure you are jappy with your food and they are very friendly and professional. Only Subway in...

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  • Good58 Reviews3.6
Subway Inside Walmart In Kinston, 4101 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

Inside Walmart In Kinston, 4101 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

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  • Average23 Reviews3.1
Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q 4483 US-70, Kinston
Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q
Chicken Shop

Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

4483 US-70, Kinston, NC 28501

The dining room was closed early due to shortage of staff showing up. My truck will not fit through the drive through. I called and asked if I could walk up to...

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  • Good55 Reviews3.9
Bojangles 3007 N Herritage St, Kinston
Bojangles
Chicken Wings

Bojangles

3007 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

As far as Bojangles go this location is no different than the rest. In regards to consistently good food, ordinarily great service, and one of the few that...

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  • Good103 Reviews3.6
KFC 1613 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
KFC
Chicken • $

KFC

1613 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

Went to KFC on Vernon Ave today. The lady that took my order was very very polite. She explained the difference between the fill-ups and the meals. The rest of...

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  • Average88 Reviews3.2

Japanese Restaurants

Japanese in Kinston
Quick N Chicken 802 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Quick N Chicken
Japanese

Quick N Chicken

802 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

This place is pretty decent especially for kinston food. Not the best food I ever had but it is always hot and fresh and made to order I would def choose this...

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  • Good46 Reviews4.2
Tokyo House Japanese Restaurant 1201 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Tokyo House Japanese Restaurant
Japanese • $$

Tokyo House Japanese Restaurant

1201 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

The only reason i dont give five stars is because ive never actually gone into the restaurant!! i have ordered sushi from them and it was DELICIOUS! i HIGHLY...

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  • Good79 Reviews3.7
Hibachi Express 2405 N Herritage St suite c, Kinston
Hibachi Express
Japanese • $$

Hibachi Express

2405 N Herritage St suite c, Kinston, NC 28501

This place is always good to me! Tristan and his wife are great. Everytime I go she remembers what I want, right down to the sauces and how I like my steak...

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  • Average61 Reviews2.9