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King's Sandwich Shop

701 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701-2110
+1 919-682-0071
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good40%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tater tots” (4 reviews)
“fried okra” (3 reviews)
“hamburger” (3 reviews)
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American, Fast food
701 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701-2110
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 2nd time trying out King's, and it was even better this time! Added a fried egg and bacon on my double cheeseburger, with some tater tots, and a cup of lemonade, and I was good to go!!! We enjoyed everything! Great food,...More

Thank Chavis1906
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Love this menu and venue. Super to see them continuing a great Durham Tradition. Hamburger done to perfection and fries with chili and cheese just don't tell my cardiologist.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I was told I had to go to try the hot dogs. The place was about what I expected limited parking good hot dogs good toppings. Very friendly service. Had French fries, tater tots and fried okra. All were very good. Over all a very...More

Thank ED B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This place has been around for decades. Even when they moved the Durham Bull's baseball team to their new modern field across town, King's continued to do a brisk business. When downtown Durham was on the ropes with little more than lawyers offices, a courthouse...More

Thank Will C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My wife and I met our son for a quick lunch at Kings recently. When I first saw the place I thought, okay, this will either be really great or just awful. I asked my son for a suggestion, and he told me he has...More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Just good ole food with a hometown swag......! So glad that they reopened because everything that's on the menu is just as great as the staff.

Thank Geo O
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This was my first visit there. I worried about how long my wait time would be, because the person in front of me placed a very large $60 order...but they got my single order out right away. Hamburger was fresh, quality meat. Bun and toppings...More

Thank TravelBug2530
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is an original and perfect for the downtown scene. Try a combo. Best deal around. Meat is cooked to perfection and lots of condiments to add onto your burger. Best fried okra. Menu has something for everyone with vegan choices, seafood choices, and chicken...More

Thank WaleBoy T
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I’ve been going to King’s, or as my family calls it, “The Ballpark,” as long as I can remember. My earliest recollections include driving into “town” on a Friday night to “eat out,” meaning eat in the car. I have loved this place throughout the...More

1  Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Wonderful takeout burger place which also makes some other great sandwiches. Had the shrimp po' bo sandwich which was delicious. Lots of local characters stopping by for lunch. You can take out or eat at several tables overlooking the Old Durham Bulls Ballpark (where "Bull...More

Thank Ralph G
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701-2110
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-682-0071
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