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King Street Cafe

207 S King St, Morganton, NC 28655-3534
+1 828-475-6188
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good10%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“grouper” (6 reviews)
“key lime pie” (3 reviews)
“baked brie” (3 reviews)
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American, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
207 S King St, Morganton, NC 28655-3534
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a last minute reservation for Dinner on NYE. Restaurant was beautifully decorated for the holiday. Ordered a bottle of champagne. Special menu featured 4 entrees; Rack of lamb, chicken breast w/crab topping, filet and Grouper with shrimp. Both opted for the Grouper. Appetizer was...More

1  Thank 899harveyd
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I wanted to give my wife a romantic dinner to celebrate our 27 years of marriage. We both enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of quality dining experience. King Street Cafe met and exceeded our expectations. I made reservations several days in advance, but when the day...More

2  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I was more than a little taken back by the lack of reviews of this restaurant on Yelp (7 total reviews), and even within those reviews it was like a tale of two very different restaurants - terrible or amazing! That "other" review site had...More

1  Thank Fred B
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Had the brie appetizer again....still spectacular Angela was our server again. She remembered us (We live in Florida). She is still a great server Entrees still excellent as well as the creme brulee and key lime pie

1  Thank Edward C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Wow, can this chef blend flavors! Not only is the entree just wonderful but the sides presented accent the flavors even more. Service was attentive and any request was taken care of quickly and cheerfully. I have heard that the duck here is best. We...More

1  Thank nailss
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The cuisine at King Street is always exquisite and beautifully presented. Angela's service last night was outstanding. We love the refined atmosphere in the old house. It's one of the few places that actually uses tablecloths and has the utensils set (rather than rolled up...More

1  Thank Taryn H
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Have eaten here a number of times, as a couple, with a small group, and for a large party. The atmosphere is refined and calming, the food and service always top notch. IMHO, the best restaurant in Morganton, hands down!

1  Thank 978karlab
Reviewed 18 June 2017

My wife and I had a wonderful experience at King Street Cafe last night. First of all, the food - a culinary delight. I had a NY strip, prepared just the way I ordered it, with blueberries and bacon sauce in a red wine reduction....More

1  Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Taking a break from a Morganton bridge tournament, friends urged us to try this residentially located favorite of theirs. Although we were a party of 10 the service was brisk and accurate. Chef Peter who has owned this cafe for 50 years produced food that...More

1  Thank Grampsalot
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Ten of us here in town for a bridge tournament had dinner here. We all enjoyed our food. Several had the grouper special. I had the combo-what a great idea-pick two. Shrimp and pork. Both were winners. They have nice warm rolls and butter, and...More

1  Thank Kaye333
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king street cafe net (it would not allow me to inter the site correctly. There are no spaces, and periods after the World Wide Web and cafe.) They have a website which includes their menu per TripAdvisor. I am not affiliated... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 S King St, Morganton, NC 28655-3534
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-475-6188
King Street Cafe' offers an elegant atmosphere set in a Victorian Home. Low lights, fresh flowers, and imaginative local art creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. An element of outdoor seating for the warmer months. King Street Cafe' is located in the heart of Morganton, a vibrant downtown filled with galleries, shops, recreational parks, a movies theater, and more. Hours of Operation: Open for Dinner Wednesday ~ Saturday 5pm - 9pm.
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