New eatery replaces Pat’s Kitchen in Harrison Twp.

New local restaurant’s name proclaims its food fit for a king

A new restaurant that just opened in Harrison Twp. promises its customers the royal treatment. 

The restaurant is called “Kings Cuisine,” and it has opened in the Dixie Square shopping center on North Dixie Drive.

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Kings Cuisine was launched by Jontee Ruffin and his family at 5252 N. Dixie Drive, in space that previously housed Pat’s Kitchen. The previous tenant’s signage still hangs above the restaurant’s entrance, but new “Kings Cuisine” signage has been ordered and will be installed in the coming days, Ruffin said.

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“We love to cook,” Ruffin said of his family. And the idea of opening a restaurant, he said, “has been a passion for our family, and we want to give back to the community.”

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The Kings Cuisine menu includes burgers, wings, country-fried steak, Chicago-style hot dogs and cheese steaks, Ruffin said. 

The new restaurant seats about 70. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday.

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