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

Hawk's Nest Café
(252) 686-6149
100 South Queen Street
Upscale American Burgers and Hot Dogs at an old time lunch counter with a new twist.
Mon-Sat: B L D
$ ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted R

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) 208-2663d
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
$

Queen Street Deli & Bakery
www.queenstreetdeli.com
(252) 527-1900
117 South Queen Street
Full Breakfast, omelets, quiche, muffins, parfait, gourmet coffee, cookies, and juices.
Sun-Sat B L 7:00am-3:00 pm; Fri: D
Breakfast M-F, 7-10, Sat-Sun 7-3
Catering & Special Orders until 5:00pm
$ ABC Permits ABC Permits Credit Cards Accepted B D

Sweetiepies
(252) 686-6842
211 N. Herritage Street
28+ cupcake flavors & icing, cupcake boutique.
Tues-Thurs: 10:00am-6:00pm, Fri 10:00am-8:00pm, Sat 10:00am-5:00pm, Sun 2:00pm-5:00pm
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

Peach House
www.peachhousenc.com
(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.
Sun-Sat B L 7:00am-3:00 pm; Fri: D
Breakfast M-F, 7-10, Sat-Sun 7-3
Catering & Special Orders until 5:00pm
$ 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.becajun.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

Olvera Street Taqueria
252-286-5040
212 North Street
California Baja Cuisine specializing in Southwestern style Taco’s, Burrito’s, and Enchiladas.
Tues-Sat: L, D
$$ 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

OTHER

The Alternative Room ( inside King’s Restaurant)
405 E. New Bern Road
(252) 526-7878
Hours: 6pm-9pm on concert nights
Admission: Free

Providing a safe, friendly environment for musicians and singers under 21 to perform and offering free entertainment for the community. Check their Facebook page for upcoming concert dates.

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

Hometowne Exchange Event Center
118 West North Street
(252) 686-5050

A unique 2400 sq. ft. facility that can meet your needs from meetings to parties to catered events. Tables and chairs for 140 people and kitchen is available. This beautiful room has the original tin ceiling, exposed brick wall and the original wooden columns.

ABC Permits R

J’s Place
110 W. Blount Street
(252) 268-0646
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 4pm-11pm Fri-Sun: 4pm-2:30am
Admission: Free
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Relaxing atmosphere, playing top 50 music, live DJ every night, free chicken every night, catering to adults 25 and older, occasional live bands, three bars and a dance floor. Has an ATM machine, credit and debit cards are also accepted.

Credit Cards Accepted

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