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The King's Kitchen

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129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2143 (Church)
+1 704-375-1990
11:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 10:00
Fri 11:00 - 10:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Indian Trail
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113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a group of 10 for lunch. Great food. Great service. Amazing vegetables! All fresh. All high quality. Worth every penny.

Thank Michael H
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A unique, non-profit restaurant which trains the "unemployable" to learn a vocation, while bestowing 100% of profits to feed the hungry. You can feel good about yourself by patronizing this place. Now, the actual dining experience is great, too. We sat outside and people watched as this is located one block from Charlotte's "Trade & Tryon St" center of town.... More 

Thank BCWatty1
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited based on reviews and we were blessed to dine here. Downtown location within walking distance of many hotels. Great menu choices with specials and local craft beer on tap. Our server, Drew, was very helpful and attentive. We chose the pot roast and the shrimp and grits. Sides were delicious! Both meals were wonderful - served quickly and nicely... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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127 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here after a recent Hornets game. Restaurant was a little loud as we were seated close to a large party. Our server, Harold, was very attentive and we enjoyed talking with him. He helped make the meal a memorable one. Had the pot roast and three sides. The meat could have been a little warmer upon arrival at the... More 

Thank SoxFan_2013
Destin, Florida
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late night, food was excellent as well as the service. If I am correct, the servers were homeless before being brought in to wait tables. Very impressed!

Thank pattindestin
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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220 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I come to town about 2 times a month during basketball season and we are always on the hunt for some good food when we are in town. While out for a morning walk we saw the Kings Kitchen and looked it up on yelp. I'm happy we went to the kings kitchen. The staff was super... More 

Thank Jolanda D
Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here while in town at a conference. The food was beyond compare and Harold, our server could not have been better! The price was what I considered low for the quality of decor, food and service. I would recommend this place to everyone. The bonus is their mission to help the community in which they... More 

Thank radabaughl
Charlotte, North Carolina
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We went with another couple ahead of a visit to the Charlotte Symphony. The food was very good. The sweet potato fritters were a phenomenal appetizer and everyone's entree was good. The greens were amazing and really made the fried chicken entree. Service was great. Our waiter, Terrell, was attentive and very helpful with making sure we weren't rushed but... More 

Thank BeeDub2013
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I travel all over the world and I'm in a different city every week and this restaurant food is amazing . Taste is on point and service was great . Order my food and five minute later it was on the table hot and ready . Had the apple pie for desert amazing

Thank Matt B
Johnson City, Tennessee
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The Kings Kitchen is absolutely my favorite place to eat when in Charlotte. The food and service is excellent. The pot roast and fried chicken is the best! I usually don't like creamed corn, however, there's is great. They also have a good selection of wine and alcoholic beverages. This is also a non profit restaurant that helps people get... More 

Thank EricaW01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2143
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-375-1990

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?