The King's Kitchen

The King's Kitchen, 129 West Trade Street, Charlotte

About The King's Kitchen
The King's Kitchen
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Southern
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 0.1 miles from Charlotte center (as shown on map)
Locally-sourced, southern-inspired, mission-driven cuisine in the heart of Uptown Charlotte.

Whether you sit down to a heaping plate of Aunt Beaut’s pan fried chicken or opt for our Chef’s pick of fresh fish daily, know that here, our cuisine extends well beyond delicious: it is truly good for the soul.

Located in the heart of uptown Charlotte with a mission of bringing hope to those most in need, King’s Kitchen is a non-profit, southern-inspired restaurant that doubles as a ministry to give hope, dignity and a warm meal to those most in need. Dine well knowing that each meal purchased directly contributes to a free meal to our homeless neighbors as well as job training to give others a new lease on life.

The King's Kitchen Customer Reviews

Overall Average Score: 
Exceptional (5 out of 5)

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Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Wren, Charlotte Thu, 12 April 2018

We stumbled on this restaurant needing a place to eat almost last minute. Staff was friendly. Menu seems small but everything was awesome! We did a "tapas" meal and were totally satisfied. Definitely going back!

Liked: Casually elegant.
Disliked: Noisy.


Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Kelly, Kannapolis Sun, 13 November 2016

Everything was wonderful! Fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, collard greens, cornbread - YUM! We were drawn here because of the wonderful mission and were delighted at how spectacular it all is!

Liked: Food and mission are both excellent!
Disliked: Absolutely no complaints.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

The King's Kitchen is #18 of 2619 things to do in Charlotte

1 of 5 stars1 out of 5
By: EmCoo, London
Sun 8 Mar, 2020
l If you are looking for bland food in a generic setting at high prices, this is the place. Skip if you prefer vegetables that aren?t soggy, fresh ingredients, food that overall has an interesting...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: SharSi5, Washington DC, District of Columbia
Tue 11 Feb, 2020
l What a lovely experience. First off, this restaurant has all the good feels because they do such meaningful work in the community. The food was flavorful and good a potion sizes. Tilefish- great...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: ReggieT6425, Charlotte, North Carolina
Sat 8 Feb, 2020
l Great, great, great food. This quickly became my favorite restaurant in Charlotte. Not only is the food great but the reason why they are in business is amazing. Their mission is to help the homeless...

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The King's Kitchen 129 West Trade Street, Charlotte