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The King's Kitchen

129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2143
+1 704-375-1990
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (66 reviews)
“cornbread” (35 reviews)
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All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2143
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I got grilled chicken there which was delicious, but I'm gluten free and can't try what I heard was the best thing on the menu, the fried chicken. Everyone was raving about it! Definitely try that if you're not gluten free like me!

Thank jaime w
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I wad walking by and saw this unique eatery as i wanted something different. The menu had a good variety. Service was for helpful and did not push me to order. Had a pint of local brew. I order the fried oyster. They cooked it...More

Thank Khoa N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great dinner at KK's. Sat outside on a beautiful evening. Food was good - half beet salad and fried chicken (had to have it - been here before and know how good it is). Service was very good as well!

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had table near bar area so noise was a little high but service was good. We shared a beet salad and one of us had the scallops and one had the Plate of southern vegetable ( you pick 4 sides). Both were very good.Just...More

Thank Funcruzer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kings Kitchen serves up quite a plate ....and all of its profit goes to feed the Homeless. WOW!!! Delicious fried chicken and the cream corn is to die for . Excellent slaw. Very comfortable restaurant with nice selection from home-style meat and 3 to gourmet...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are helping people .Look at the bulletin board as you go in and you will find out how they are helping the community.Be sure to check the outdoor Street tables .Food is excellent! Top class

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unable to get a reservation so just showed about 6:30pm on a Saturday. We were given the option of waiting an hour for an inside table or eating on the patio. The patio was empty given the high 50s temp but with the heat lamps...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice restaurant with friendly personell. Good variety of food, beer and wine. Some special southern dishes.

Thank Mani B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And Mac and cheese. Seriously it won't let you down! wish I would have discovered this little gem sooner. The outside seating is very nice too!

Thank ashley r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure which came first- JO's 15 in London or KK in Charlotte. Both have staff who have turned their lives around, reason enough to go there. The fact the food is fantastic is icing on the cake! We were a group of 6...More

Thank Brian_Palmquist
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there enough room for a large group of red hatters? We usually have about 35-40 ladies show up on a Saturday. We could do 11am or 2pm
10 May 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.
Is there a large wine list/bar menu?
4 December 2016|
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Response from trippin2gether | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, not a drinker, so I can't answer that.
is this restaurant handicap accessible and where should we park for handicap parking?
11 July 2015|
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Response from Gladys K | Reviewed this property |
The previous post is correct in that you can be dropped off at the door. You might also access Panda Parking and About Parking online that will also direct you to parking facilities. I have parked on East Trade but if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail