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The King's Kitchen

129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2143
+1 704-375-1990
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (76 reviews)
“cornbread” (39 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2143
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Whenever I visit the southern states in the US, I feel that I MUST have southern food. This place offers southern food with a modern flair in a beautiful restaurant. I ordered collard greens, gumbo, macaroni and cheese, biscuit and peach bread pudding. Unfortunately, the...More

Thank EndaTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with coworkers. One coworker had plastic in her green beans. The manager offered her free dessert. He should have comped her meal. Had the tri tips. It was not that good. The banana pudding was average. Disappointed in the southern cuisine.

Thank tmiller461
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 6 enjoyed a wonderful lunch experience in downtown Charlotte. The grilled meatloaf with the spicy ketchup sauce was the best meatloaf I have had. All of the vegetable sides were flavorful and well cooked. The fried chicken was perfectly fried as well....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious, Loved everything I tried. The staff was so nice and accommodating. The food was even better!

Thank lilpiggy99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was perfect. I had the pot roast which was so tender and well seasoned. The side dishes were delicious and the serving size was generous. The restaurant has a pleasant ambiance and friendly servers. I highly recommend that you make this one of...More

Thank bjpennock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is good southern food in a nice atmosphere. My favorites were the fried chicken, mac and cheese, greens and the coconut cake was amazing! Also my friends loved the calamari. Our server was great as well and I will definitely go back. Their mission...More

Thank iheartpurple
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Place is nice. Staff service is excellent. I just feel I picked the wrong dishes. Scallops were just good and the portion was small. Buttered corn was good but I did not expect it to be almost puréed. Banana pudding tasted like those artificially flavored...More

Thank Javier P
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my SIL before a concert and could not have been more pleased. Enjoy the casual, funky ambience. Waitress gave great advice on beer and wine. Food was quite delicious and an update on traditional southern cooking. My shrimp and grits were excellent...More

Thank Robinwood1993
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We wanted something Southern and this place delivered big time. The fried chicken is like your grandma used to make, and the sides are amazingly good. Full bar also. On top of everything it is a non-profit serving an excellent cause, so give it a...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed March 30, 2018

The home cooking here is fantastic, without the "greasy spoon" feel. Try the Southern style vegetables (a vegetable plate make s great meal), or the fried chicken. There is added bonus in that you support a great mission while you enjoy a supper meal. And...More

Thank ralhan1
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Robert T
July 3, 2017|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i believe they do.
May 9, 2017|
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Response from Terry428 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we had a group of 55 there once, but they shut down to the public that night, so be sure to call ahead and schedule the event.
December 3, 2016|
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Response from Classtraveler2011 | Reviewed this property |
I don' drink, but yes they do have a bar. You can sit at the bar also
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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