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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

One of the best places to get seafood. My family and I come from Greenville NC to get some good spots, a bushel or a pic of oysters. Always a good...

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  • Superb119 Reviews4.8
Sugar Hill Pizzeria 211 N Herritage St, Kinston
Sugar Hill Pizzeria
Pizza • $

Sugar Hill Pizzeria

211 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

This was the best pizza we have had in a long time! And the location is so cute! By far the best restaurant we visited while in town! Also great peanutbutter...

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  • Superb173 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

I am embarrassed to admit that we have lived in the area for 4 years now and today was the first time I picked up lunch from Ma's. Not for lack of...

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  • Superb120 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

Food was excellent. Staff was awesome. I spilled my entire MT DEW on the table and floor. I got a new cup of drink and not the 1st attitude about the staff...

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  • Superb104 Reviews4.6
Peach House Restaurant 412 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Peach House Restaurant
American • $$

Peach House Restaurant

412 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

We were on the road coming back from beach and stop by Kinston for lunch. We were looking for places and found Peach house and Woao it was a great find. Seems...

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  • Superb136 Reviews4.5
El Nuevo. 2423 N Herritage St, Kinston
El Nuevo.
Mexican • $$

El Nuevo.

2423 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

I've ordered Quesadilla grilled chicken side of steamed broccoli tender yet firm and lightly seasoned. Spot on both times I ordered. Great customer...

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  • Superb212 Reviews4.4
El Azteca 2928 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
El Azteca
Mexican • $$$

El Azteca

2928 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

This place has good food. And it's always great company and great environment. They have very inexpensive items and I'm alwayd pleasantly surprised...

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  • Superb126 Reviews4.5
Kings Restaurant 405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston
Kings Restaurant
Barbecue • $$

Kings Restaurant

405 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504

While I was visiting family in Kinston I was looking for a simple restaurant to take my family. This place looked perfect from the pictures listed on the...

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  • Superb277 Reviews4.3
Lovick's Cafe 320 N Herritage St, Kinston
Lovick's Cafe
American • $

Lovick's Cafe

320 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

It's always a joy to visit. It's really a family meeting place to reconnect with our family on my dad side of the family. Also, whenever my friends...

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  • Superb186 Reviews4.3
El Nuevo Tequila Mexican Restaurant kinston NC 1030 W New Bern Rd, Kinston
El Nuevo Tequila Mexican Restaurant kinston NC
Mexican

El Nuevo Tequila Mexican Restaurant kinston NC

1030 W New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504

Nice Mexican restaurant just off the highway 70 bypass. As you walk in the door, there is a prominent bar in the back right corner and the solid wood tables...

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  • Superb112 Reviews4.4
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

Used to be named big game now it's the beer barn. Really cool bar area.. the bartender was really nice and she hooked us up with a mix of 2 flavored beers...

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  • Superb52 Reviews4.7
Ziggy Dogs 401 S Queen St, Kinston
Ziggy Dogs
Hot Dogs

Ziggy Dogs

401 S Queen St, Kinston, NC 28501

I got the bratwurst and my daughter got a baked potato and everything was awesome. It's easy to miss when you're driving by but it's worth...

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  • Superb42 Reviews4.8
Queen Street Deli & Bakery, Inc. 117 S Queen St #115, Kinston
Queen Street Deli & Bakery, Inc.
Deli • $

Queen Street Deli & Bakery, Inc.

117 S Queen St #115, Kinston, NC 28501

Stopped in for lunch today. Great spot for deli type food and dessert. Highly recommend the chicken salad. Also, gluten free bread was available for those with...

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  • Superb128 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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  • Superb96 Reviews4.3
Wok N Roll 2424 N Herritage St, Kinston
Wok N Roll
Chinese • $

Wok N Roll

2424 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

Used to go here years ago when I worked near it and had the opportunity to pop by when I was in the area last week. Their food is still absolutely delicious...

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  • Superb89 Reviews4.3

American Restaurants

American in Kinston
Byrd's Restaurant 196 North Carolina Hwy 58, Kinston
Byrd's Restaurant
American • $

Byrd's Restaurant

196 North Carolina Hwy 58, Kinston, NC 28504

Food was excellent. Staff was awesome. I spilled my entire MT DEW on the table and floor. I got a new cup of drink and not the 1st attitude about the staff...

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  • Superb104 Reviews4.6
Peach House Restaurant 412 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Peach House Restaurant
American • $$

Peach House Restaurant

412 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

We were on the road coming back from beach and stop by Kinston for lunch. We were looking for places and found Peach house and Woao it was a great find. Seems...

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  • Superb136 Reviews4.5
Lovick's Cafe 320 N Herritage St, Kinston
Lovick's Cafe
American • $

Lovick's Cafe

320 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

It's always a joy to visit. It's really a family meeting place to reconnect with our family on my dad side of the family. Also, whenever my friends...

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  • Superb186 Reviews4.3

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Kinston
Sugar Hill Pizzeria 211 N Herritage St, Kinston
Sugar Hill Pizzeria
Pizza • $

Sugar Hill Pizzeria

211 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

This was the best pizza we have had in a long time! And the location is so cute! By far the best restaurant we visited while in town! Also great peanutbutter...

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  • Superb173 Reviews4.5
Pizza Villa 1400 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Pizza Villa
Pizza • $$

Pizza Villa

1400 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

Brandy was an absolute amazing server. It was our first experience and she understood that. Listed specials and recommend apps. I’m very pleased with the...

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  • Good143 Reviews4.1
Lily's Pizza and Subs 2423 N Herritage St, Kinston
Lily's Pizza and Subs
Pizza • $

Lily's Pizza and Subs

2423 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

This was day 2 of eating here. The turkey special yesterday was delicious but today I had the steak sub special and it was by far hands down the best best...

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  • Good55 Reviews4.2

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Kinston
El Nuevo. 2423 N Herritage St, Kinston
El Nuevo.
Mexican • $$

El Nuevo.

2423 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

I've ordered Quesadilla grilled chicken side of steamed broccoli tender yet firm and lightly seasoned. Spot on both times I ordered. Great customer...

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  • Superb212 Reviews4.4
El Azteca 2928 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
El Azteca
Mexican • $$$

El Azteca

2928 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

This place has good food. And it's always great company and great environment. They have very inexpensive items and I'm alwayd pleasantly surprised...

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  • Superb126 Reviews4.5
El Nuevo Tequila Mexican Restaurant kinston NC 1030 W New Bern Rd, Kinston
El Nuevo Tequila Mexican Restaurant kinston NC
Mexican

El Nuevo Tequila Mexican Restaurant kinston NC

1030 W New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504

Nice Mexican restaurant just off the highway 70 bypass. As you walk in the door, there is a prominent bar in the back right corner and the solid wood tables...

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  • Superb112 Reviews4.4

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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  • Superb96 Reviews4.3
Wok N Roll 2424 N Herritage St, Kinston
Wok N Roll
Chinese • $

Wok N Roll

2424 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

Used to go here years ago when I worked near it and had the opportunity to pop by when I was in the area last week. Their food is still absolutely delicious...

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  • Superb89 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

Enjoyed celebrating my son’s girlfriend’s birthday with them and with her family. Everything was delicious, service was excellent, and we enjoyed eating in...

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  • Superb61 Reviews4.3

Fast Food Restaurants

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

Chick-fil-A

4499 US-70, Kinston, NC 28504

Every time I drive from New Bern to Raleigh, NC... I make it a point to stop by this restaurant. They have NEVER failed to deliver piping hot and cripsy...

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  • Good202 Reviews4.1
Olympian Restaurant 601 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Olympian Restaurant
Fast Food • $

Olympian Restaurant

601 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501

Excellent! Has been a long time since I ate there. Thoroughly enjoyed what I had to the point that I forgot to take any photos. A side salad comes with the (2)...

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  • Good137 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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  • Good124 Reviews3.6

Burger Restaurants

Burgers in Kinston
Hawk's Nest Café & General Store 100 S Queen St, Kinston
Hawk's Nest Café & General Store
Burgers • $

Hawk's Nest Café & General Store

100 S Queen St, Kinston, NC 28501

This was our first time eating here and it won’t be our last. We both got cheeseburgers and if you want a burger that taste homemade, this is the place! The...

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  • Good90 Reviews4.2
Burger King 2402 Heritage St, Kinston
Burger King
Burgers

Burger King

2402 Heritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

Its a Burger King. It's main advantages over other fast food places in the immediate area are that it has shorter lines than BoJangles' /...

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  • Average89 Reviews3.1
Burger King 2015 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
Burger King
Burgers • $

Burger King

2015 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

As far as fast food goes in Kinston, this Burger King is top notch. When we went, it was obviously short-staffed (like many of the fast food places in town.)...

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  • Average92 Reviews2.9
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

Aggie's has the best service and steak sub's in Kinston. If you have not eaten here you are missing a treat. Don't pass up a great sub the next...

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  • Good93 Reviews4.2
Subway 401 E New Bern Rd, Kinston
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

401 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28501

Really friendly, quick service with accuracy. I was 3rd in line when I entered an was through the line with my 2 sandwiches in less than 5-6 min. Both were...

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  • Good63 Reviews3.5
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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  • Average22 Reviews3.1
Bojangles 3007 N Herritage St, Kinston
Bojangles
Chicken Wings

Bojangles

3007 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501

Will someone please explain to me why every business around that I know of has plenty of coin change but this location never has any.....food is usually very...

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  • Good116 Reviews3.6
KFC 1613 W Vernon Ave, Kinston
KFC
Chicken • $

KFC

1613 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504

Got a family meal here a few days ago and it was the best KFC chicken that I ever had...thank yall for doing a great job from now on I'm going to get...

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  • Good100 Reviews3.3
East Coast Wings + Grill 3021 South Heritage Street, Kinston
East Coast Wings + Grill
Chicken Wings • $$

East Coast Wings + Grill

3021 South Heritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501

Fries and drinks were great. Other food was okay. But the service was fantastic and impressive. There was a single lady doing everything and doing an amazing...

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  • Average153 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

IMPRESSED. I have been on the search for good and quick Asian food in Kinston and I am so glad I tried this. Hibachi chicken and shrimp was AMAZING. I...

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  • Good52 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

Great wonderful sushi, food and service! One of my families favorites with very personable employees and delicious sushi. Great place to stop by for a yummy...

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  • Good85 Reviews3.6
Hibachi Express 2405 N Herritage St suite c, Kinston
Hibachi Express
Japanese • $$

Hibachi Express

2405 N Herritage St suite c, Kinston, NC 28501

I've been eating at this Hibachi Express for years and I've always loved there food. Customer service in the past has lacked, however, since the...

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  • Average68 Reviews2.9