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King's Sandwich Shop


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American, Fast food
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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Our burgers are 100% ground chuck hand-pattied fresh daily & served on a toasted bun
Cheese $+0.50
Bacon $+1.00
King Burger
You choose‏ the toppings
Cheese $+0.50
Bacon $+1.00
Double King Burger
Add a patty & make it a double
Fresh slow roasted pulled pork topped w/ King's homemade slaw
Cheese $+0.50
Bacon $+1.00
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Topped w/ King's homemade slaw on a toasted bun
Cheese $+0.50
Bacon $+1.00
The Cackalacky King
Beer soaked brat served on a toasted bun & loaded w/ fresh pulled pork
Mouthwatering hot dogs & beer soaked brats
Traditional "King's" Hot Dog
100% Pure Beef Hot Dog
Soaked in‏ beer & topped w/ peppers & onions
For the vegetarians
Cheese $+0.50
Bacon $+1.00
Veggie Dog
You choose the topping(listed below)
Cheese $+0.50
Bacon $+1.00
Spicy Blackbean Burger
Served w/ lettuce, tomato, onion, & King sauce
Cheese $+0.50
Bacon $+1.00
Crispy & lightly salted
Served w/ fries & a drink
King Burger
2 King's Hot Dogs
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Diet Coke
Dr. Pepper
Mello Yellow
Black Tea
Green Tea
Homemade Sweet Tea
Our 16oz shakes are hand-spun on a 1950's multi-mixed, topped w/ whipped cream & a cherry
Make it a malted $+0.50
Make it a malted $+0.50
Make it a malted $+0.50
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Grew up going to this place. First time I have been in downtown Durham since the 90's. They close at 4pm. I arrived at 4:01 pm. The guy at the window laughed at me and said "just missed us buddy, we close at 4. Come...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank vg2vg1
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Looking for great hotdogs with more tots than you can eat!! Look no more!! Fantastic hot dogs and more. Visiting from out of town we saw this establishment as we were driving toward downtown. Not sure what to expect, with outdoor seating and ordering at...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PierodaVinci
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

I have always been a Wimpy's guy when it came to hamburgers but Kings is up there. Not sure it was worth five bucks but definitely good. I should have tried a hotdog as well but maybe next time. It was almost 90 degrees outside...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank BeC836
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

The King Burger is pretty good. Not a fan of the King sauce, so I leave that off. Good tasting onion rings. A friend had the bratwurst and said it was excellent. One comment for the staff, wear gloves on both hands when handling food.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

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

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Chavis1906
Reviewed December 20, 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.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Sarah D
Reviewed September 18, 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

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank edbO5062PY
Reviewed August 2, 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

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Will C
Reviewed June 12, 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

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed May 31, 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.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Geo O
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