Where to Dine in Kinston & Lenoir County

ABC Permits ABC Permit
ABC Permits Wi-Fi Available
Credit Cards Accepted Credit Cards
$ Less than $10
$$ Between $10-15
$$$ More Than $15
R Reservations
B Banquet Room
D Delivery Available

AMERICAN & REGIONAL

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar
www.applebees.com
(252) 233-0362
4483 Hwy. 70 West
Casual dining atmosphere featuring burgers, salads, pasta, and chicken menu items.
Mon-Sun: L D
$$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

BJ’s Grill
(252) 566-4702
7823 Hwy 70 West,
La Grange
Serving traditional Eastern North Carolina fare - BBQ, fried chicken, etc.
Mon-Sat: B L
$

Bluebird Café (Inside Neuse Sport Shop)
(252) 527-5058
225 E. New Bern Road (Hwy. 70 Bypass)
Home cooking. Lunch, all-day breakfast.
Mon-Sun: B L
$

Boiler Room Oyster Bar
boilerroomoysterbar.com
252-208-2433 Ext. 5
108 W. North Street
Tues - Fri: D Sat - Sun: L, D
Oysters, burgers, Beer
$$ ABC PermitsCredit Cards Accepted

Byrd’s Restaurant
196 Hwy 58 South
(252) 523-3422
Casual “country cooking”.
Mon-Fri: B L Sat: B
$

Chef and the Farmer
www.chefandthefarmer.com
(252) 208-2433 Ext. 1
120 W. Gordon Street
Upscale dining in a modern atmosphere.
Tue-Sat: D
$$$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted B R Key Card Member

Chef and the Farmer Wine Shop
www.chefandthefarmer.com
(252) 208-2433 Ext. 2
120 W. Gordon Street
Upscale selection of wine.
Tue-Sat D
$$$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Christopher’s
(252) 527-3716
217 N. Queen Street
Country cooking served in a casual atmosphere.
Mon-Fri: B L D; Sat: B L
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Cubbie’s
(252) 523-9715
802 Vernon Avenue
“Famous” cheeseburgers and milkshakes.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted Key Card Member

East Coast Wings
www.eastcoastwings.com
(252) 686-0922
3021 N. Herritage Street
Lunch specials, wings, salads, burgers, unique appetizers
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted Key Card Member

Eastside Café
(252) 523-2230
Southern style food with a culinary flair
Mon-Sat: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

FatBaby's Country Cooking
(252) 527-9779
Mon-Sat: B L
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted D

Golden Corral
www.goldencorral.net
(252) 523-7585
4468 W. Vernon Avenue
Family friendly environment with a wide variety of food on the buffet.
Mon-Sun: L D Sat-Sun: B
$$ Credit Cards Accepted B

Highway 55
(was Andy's)
www.andyscheesesteaks.com
• Herritage Plaza - (252) 526-5189
• 4138 W. Vernon Avenue - (252) 522-2224
• 6018 Hwy 11 South, Pink Hill - (252) 568-2366
Cheesesteaks, cheeseburgers, orangeade, lemonade, and thick milkshakes.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Irie Eats Café
252-686-6824
203 E. Caswell St.
West Indian and American
Mon-Sat: L D
$

Ken’s Grill
(252) 566-4765
7645 Hwy 70 West, La Grange
Grill, Barbeque Wed & Sat.
Mon-Tue: B L; Wed-Fri: B L D; Sat:B L
$ Credit Cards Accepted

King’s Restaurant
www.kingsbbq.com
• Hwy 70 - (252) 527-2101
• Vernon Avenue - (252) 527-1661
• North Queen Street - (252) 523-3303
Eastern Carolina barbecue and fried chicken.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted D B Key Card Member

Kinstonian Family Restaurant
(252) 527-7800
3700 W. Vernon Avenue
Country cooking served buffet style.
Mon-Sat: L D Sun: L
$ Credit Cards Accepted B

Louise Diner
(252) 522-9737
607 N. McLewlean St.
Soul food
Tue-Sat. B, L, D
$ Credit Cards Accepted R D

Lovick’s Café
(252) 523-6854
320 N. Herritage Street
Country style dining with specialty “doughburgers.”
Mon-Fri: B L Sat: B
$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Murray's BBQ and Seafood
(252) 566-4161
123 Washington Street, La Grange
Daily buffet with specials, salad bar.
Mon-Fri: L D Sun: L
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Rightway
• 3001 N. Herritage Street - (252) 523-0262
Southern-style cooking; baked goods, milkshakes.
Mon-Sun: B L
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Ruby Tuesday
www.rubytuesday.com
(252) 523-4067
3725 W. Vernon Avenue
Casual dining restaurant featuring extensive salad bar.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

The Rufus House
106 E. Vernon Avenue
(252) 208-1546
Country Cooking, Buffet, & Menu
Mon-Sun: B L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted D

Smith’s Café
(252) 522-4040
2424 US 258 North
Southern country cooking, cafeteria style
Mon-Fri: B L; Thurs: D; Sat: B
$ Credit Cards Accepted D

Sutton's Restaurant
(252) 566-4198
113 South Caswell Street, La Grange
Country cooking, Sunday buffet.
Wed: L; Thur-Sat: L D; Sun: L
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Waffle House
www.wafflehouse.com
252-208-1920
601 East New Bern Road
7 days a week, 24 hours a day (B, L, D)
$ Credit Cards Accepted

ASIAN

Chen’s Chinese
(252) 520-0153
211 W. Vernon Avenue
Authentic Chinese cuisine;
eat-in or carry-out.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Ginger 108
(252) 208-2663
108 W. North Street
Asian fusion grill presenting Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Seafood, Tiawanese, Thai and Vegetarian food styles.
Tue-Sat: D
$$$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted R

Golden China Buffet
(252) 523-6808
4147 W. Vernon Avenue
Authentic Chinese cuisine served buffet-style.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Hibachi Express
(252) 939-1816
2405 N. Herritage St., Ste C
Hibachi, Japanese, Sushi
Mon thru Fri: L, D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

House of Wang and Asian Bistro
(252) 527-7897
710 W. Vernon Avenue
Serving Asian and American style cuisine in a casual atmosphere.
Tue-Sat: D
$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted B

Main Moon
(252) 527-9600
909 W. Vernon Avenue
Authentic Chinese food.
Eat-in or carry-out.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Tokyo House
(252) 523-1888
1201 W. Vernon Avenue,
Suite D
Lunch menu, sushi, sashimi, soups, salads, desserts
Mon-Sat: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted Key Card Member

Wok & Roll
(252) 523-7400
2424 N. Herritage Street
Asian cuisine served in a casual atmosphere. Eat-in or carry-out.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

BREAKFAST, BAKERIES & SWEETS

Brown’s Sweet Treats
(252) 527-3770
1604 W. Vernon Avenue
Fresh baked pastries and desserts. Custom made cakes.
M-F 9am- 5:30pm, Sa 9am- 12pm
$

J & J Bakery
(252)527-2253
3701 W. Vernon Ave
Made from scratch baked goods
M- F 6am- 6pm, Sat 10am- 6pm
$

Sweetiepies
(252) 686-6842
211 N. Herritage Street
28+ cupcake flavors & icing, cupcake boutique.
Tues-Thurs: B L until 4:00pm, Fri: B L D, Sat: B L
Friday Night is “Night on the Patio” with live music.
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Waffle House
www.wafflehouse.com
252-208-1920
601 East New Bern Road
7 days a week, 24 hours a day (B, L, D)
$ Credit Cards Accepted

DELIS & SANDWICHES

Aggie’s
(252) 208-1449
909 W. Vernon Avenue
Steak subs along with a variety of hot and cold sandwiches.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Arby’s
www.arbys.com
(252) 527-1085
4173 W. Vernon Avenue, Kinston Pointe
Fast food restaurant specializing in Market-fresh sandwiches.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Jones Grill
(252) 208-7180
211 E. New Bern Road
Breakfast served all day. Daily specials
Tues-Fri L D, Sat and Sun: B L
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Mary Lou’s Grill
(252) 523-7080
1945 US Hwy 70 E
BBQ and all kinds of sandwiches
Mon-Sat: L
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Our Picnic Basket
www.ourpicnicbasket.com
214 N. Herritage Street;
(252) 520-9800
Gourmet sandwiches, homemade soups, specialty salads, different casseroles, and award winning desserts. Catering is available.
Mon-Sat: L
$ Credit Cards Accepted B D Key Card Member

Peach House
(252) 522-2526
412 W. Vernon Avenue
Sandwiches, soups, salads, desserts and daily features.
Mon-Fri: L
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Queen Street Deli & Bakery
www.queenstreetdeli.com
(252) 527-1900
117 South Queen Street
Sandwiches, soups, gourmet coffee, cookies, snacks and juices.
Mon-Fri B L until 4:00 pm; Fri: D
$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted B D

Subway
www.subway.com
• 2405 N. Herritage Street - (252) 523-9188
• 4153 W. Vernon Avenue - (252) 523-6913
• 4101 W. Vernon Avenue - (252) 523-5414
• 401 E. New Bern Road - (252) 523-2427
• 2719 Hwy 11-55 - (252) 520-7770
• 5899 Hwy 11 S., Pink Hill - (252) 568-9924
Made-to-order sub sandwiches, with many low-fat options.
Mon-Sun: B L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

FAST FOOD

Bojangles
www.bojangles.com
• 1028 W. New Bern Road - (252) 527-1664
• 3007 N. Herritage Street - (252) 559-2014
• 400 Vernon Avenue - (252) 523-1783
• 7858 Hwy 70 West, La Grange - (252) 566-3425
Famous chicken and biscuits.
Mon-Sun: B L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Burger King
www.burgerking.com
• 2402 N. Herritage Street - (252) 939-1465
• 2015 W. Vernon Avenue - (252) 523-1864
Fast food restaurant featuring
charbroiled burgers.
Mon-Sun: B L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Chick-fil-A
www.chick-fil-a.com/kinston
4499 Hwy 70 - (252) 208-0744
Chicken sandwiches, nuggets, and strips served with waffle fries or fruit salads.
Mon-Sat: B L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Hardee’s
www.hardees.com
• 1344 Hwy 258S - (252) 527-7925
• 4171 W. Vernon Avenue, Kinston Pointe - (252) 523-3323
• 200 W. Vernon Avenue - (252) 527-1222
Fast food chain featuring “Thickburgers” and fried chicken.
Mon-Sun: B L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Kentucky Fried Chicken
www.kfc.com
(252) 527-6411
1613 W. Vernon Avenue
Fast food restaurant specializing in family style fried chicken meals.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

McDonald’s
www.mcdonalds.com
• 612 E. New Bern Road - (252) 523-8925
• 110 W. Vernon Avenue -(252) 523-6665
• 4194 W. Vernon Avenue - (252) 208-0045
Fast food restaurant specializing in hamburgers and French fries.
Mon-Sun: B L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Taco Bell
www.tacobell.com
(252) 527-5555
1806 W. Vernon Avenue
Fast food chain serving tacos, burritos and many other specialty items.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

Wendy’s
www.wendys.com
• 4535 Hwy 70 West - (252) 522-3050
• 2409 N. Herritage Street - (252) 527-5806
“Old Fashioned” hamburgers, specialty salads, and “Frostys.”
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

GREEK

Olympian Restaurant
(252) 523-0333
601 W. Vernon Avenue
Greek style cuisine in a family friendly atmosphere.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

ICE CREAM

Dairy Bar
(252) 523-7734
225 E. New Bern Road (Hwy 70 Bypass)
Frenchman’s Creek
Ice cream, shakes, sundaes, hotdogs.
Mon-Sun: L D
$

Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt
www.facebook.com/SweetFrogKinstonNC
2405 N Herritage Street
252-522-3764
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

ITALIAN/PIZZERIA

Barney's Pizzeria & Grill
(252) 686-8300, (252) 686-8301, fax orders (252) 686-8302
.3647 W. Vernon Ave
Pizza, pitas, calzones, Stromboli, garlic knot appetizers, lunch specials
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted R D

Domino’s Pizza
www.dominos.com
(252) 523-4422
1201 W. Vernon Avenue
Made-to-order pizza for delivery or carry-out.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted D

Lily’s Subs & Pizza
(252) 523-0011
2423 N. Herritage St.
Homemade pizza, subs, pasta, and burgers.
Mon-Sat: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Little Ceasers Pizza
(252) 686-8018
111 West Vernon Ave
Take-Out pizza
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Little J’s Pizza & Subs
• 2459 Hwy 258 North - (252) 520-0025
• 402 E. Washington Street, La Grange - (252) 566-5044
Specialty pizzas and subs in a family-friendly environment. Eat-in or carry-out.
Mon-Sat: L D
$
Credit Cards Accepted

Papa John’s Pizza
www.papajohns.com
(252) 527-8585
1004 W. Vernon Avenue
Carry-out and delivery pizza restaurant.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted D

Pizza Hut
www.pizzahut.com
(252) 523-1175
1802 W. Vernon Avenue
Pan pizzas and many side dishes available. Eat-in, carry-out, or delivery options.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted D

Pizza Plus
(252) 568-2704
4149 Hwy 11, Deep Run
Made-to-order pizza for eat-in, delivery or carry-out, plus subs
Tue-Sat: L D
$ D

Pizza Villa
(252) 527-2260
1400 W. Vernon Avenue
Family friendly dining specializing in homemade pizzas, lasagna, and deluxe salad bar.
Mon-Sat: L D
$ Credit Cards Accepted

Two Dogs Pizza
(252) 568-6301
Hwy 11 South, Pink Hill
Pizza, subs, pizza buffet and
salad bar.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted B

MEXICAN

El Azteca
2928 W Vernon Avenue
252-527-4100
Mon-Fri: L, D; Sat: D; Sun: L
$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

El Norteno
(252) 523-4709
1701 W. Vernon Avenue
Authentic Mexican cuisine.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

El Nuevo San Juan
(252) 527-2519
2423 N. Herritage Street
Traditional Mexican restaurant and cantina.
Mon-Sun: L D
$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

La Flama Mexican Restaurant
252-566-2044
131 Caswell St.
LaGrange, NC 28551
Mon-Sat: L, D Sun: L
$$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

SEAFOOD

Boiler Room Oyster Bar
252-208-2433., Ext. 5
108 W. North Street
Tues - Fri: D Sat - Sun: L, D
Oysters, burgers, Beer
$$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

LuLu’s Oyster Bar
At King's Restaurant, Hwy 70 - (252) 527-2101
Beer available at bar only. Big screen TV
Mon-Sat: D
$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted B

Sandpiper Seafood House and Oyster Bar
(252) 566-4067
7877 Hwy 70 West, La Grange
Wide variety of seafood served in a casual environment.
Wed-Sat: D Sun: L D
$$ Credit Cards Accepted

STEAKHOUSE

The Baron & The Beef
(252) 527-6787
Hwy 70 East
Fine dining steakhouse featuring deluxe salad bar.
Tue-Sat: D
$$$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted -on Fri & Sat B

Texas Steakhouse and Saloon
(252) 208-7702
603 E. New Bern Road
Casual Family Steakhouse with Kids Menu full service bar.
Mon- Fri: L, D; Sat & Sun: D
$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted

OTHER

Dugout Sports Bar
(252) 208-0304
674 Stratford Blvd.
Sports bar serving wings and entertainment
Mon, Wed & Sunday: Noon-Midnight; Thurs:3pm-2am; Fri-Sat: noon-2am
$

Hogfather
(252) 560-2078
Food truck featuring BBQ sandwiches, hot dogs, and sweets
Facebook HogfatherBBQ for scheduling: L D
$ R D

Olivia's Catering
(252) 341-0993
1257 Enterprise Blvd
On and off site catering for receptions, rehearsals, class reunions, business meetings, and other events
Mon-Sun: B L D Per scheduling
$$$ Credit Cards Accepted ABC Permits R B D

The Red Room
www.thered-room.com
(252) 520-2000
220 N. Herritage Street
Live musical entertainment from a variety of venues. Serving pizza, beer, and wine
Thurs-Sat after 7 pm
$$ Credit Cards Accepted

 

ABC Permits ABC Permit
ABC Permits Wi-Fi Available
Credit Cards Accepted Credit Cards
$ Less than $10
$$ Between $10-15
$$$ More Than $15
R Reservations
B Banquet Room
D Delivery Available