Maui Stack French Toast and Pot Roast Grilled Cheese Among 20 New Menu Items Launched by Kings Family Restaurant

Maui Stack French Toast

Pot Roast Grilled Cheese

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 30, 2019): Kings Family Restaurant launched a new in restaurant menu on Monday, January 28th with over 20 new menu items.

“The new menu will take us a step closer to reaching the goal of a “new era” for Kings. We have very exciting items on this menu that take us out of our comfort zone so that we can attract new guests with on-trend new menu items,” said Alisha Merico, Marketing Manager.

The menu features new breakfast items like Maui Stack French Toast made with toasted coconut, Peanut Butter Pancakes, Tiramisu French Toast, and a Southern Belle Benedict made with poblano pepper cornbread waffles, hand breaded chicken, bacon, poached eggs, shredded cheese, green onions and smoked-cheddar hollandaise. There is a new healthy breakfast section that has Avocado toast, Superfood Steel-Cut Oatmeal, Egg White Scramble and a Greek Yogurt Continental.

There are new sandwiches on the menu that are perfect for lunch or dinner like the Pot Roast Grilled Cheese, 2X BLT with pork shoulder and the Farmhouse Chicken Stack with fried chicken and coleslaw on a biscuit.

“We still offer most of our traditional Kings favorites, but now our customers have new choices for every palate” said Alisha Merico.

About Kings Family Restaurant.

Kings Family Restaurant is based in North Versailles, PA and is a 23-unit chain of family style restaurants throughout Western PA and one in Wintersville, Ohio. Founded in 1967, the restaurant group averages 500,000 customers every month and employs nearly 1,000 people.


Crisp Avocado Burger

Say Cheese! Platter

Tiramisu French Toast

Chicken & Waffles Grilled Cheese


Kings Family Restaurant has been serving breakfast all day every day for the last 50 years.

Try our seasonal strawberry pancake breakfast that includes 2 cooked to order eggs, bacon or sausage, hash browns or home fries and a REAL buttermilk pancake with strawberry topping.

We’re also cooking up homestyle favorites like the Veggie Scrambler made with 3 fresh eggs, cheddar Jack cheese and fresh broccoli, mushrooms and tomatoes, or our 3 egg omelets like the Good to Meat’Cha Omelet with ham, sausage AND bacon.

Kings Family Restaurant is starting a CRAFT BURGER REVOLUTION with two NEW craft burgers added to our already impressive lineup.

Try our NEW Beer Battered Deep Fried Cheeseburger which is a fresh juicy beef patty stuffed with American cheese and dipped into our signature beer batter then deep fried to perfection. Topped with even more American cheese and BBQ Ranch sauce OR our NEW Italian Cheeseburger which is everything you love about your Italian heritage on a burger. A fresh juicy beef patty topped with mozzarella cheese, 3 fried mozzarella cheese sticks, a Kings meatball then topped with marinara sauce and parmesan cheese.



       PITTSBURGH, PA – October 31, 2017-  This November 2017, Kings Family Restaurant is celebrating 50 years strong in Western PA. Its remarkable history of comfort foods, celebrations and community spirit is unprecedented in this market.  Today, Kings looks to “warm up” to the next generation of customers and finds strength in the local growing restaurant scene.

Warm cinnamon rolls, ice cream, famous chili and hot roasted turkey sandwiches are the foods that made Kings famous. The chain will keep with its signature foods but introduces a new 50th menu.  Younger guests, those perhaps on date night, may be enticed with trendier foods like craft burgers, pretzel bites, spinach artichoke dip and chips, and bourbon glazed salmon.

Kings is planning celebrations for its 50 years of service to the community with many exciting events throughout the next year.  It all kicks off with a golden anniversary party at its flagship location on Lincoln Highway in North Versailles on Saturday, November 4th.  Star Pittsburgh 100.7 FM, prizes, airbrush tattoos, balloon artist for younger guests and more are scheduled from 10 AM – 1 PM.

“As Kings celebrates and reflects on its 50th anniversary, we also look forward to an exciting future. Come celebrate with us November 4th and 5th,” said Nick Hrehovchak. “We want to show our appreciation to each guest for making us a great.”

At all 25 locations, on November 4th, Kings is offering guests a buy-one-get-one free breakfast, lunch or dinner.  See locations for details.  Then on Sunday November 5th, the first 50 guests will receive a slice of Kings Famous Apple Pie & Cinnamon Ice Cream for free, and then just 50 cents all day.

“Kings is a group of dedicated people that are grateful for the support of the community and we will always be a group that pays it forward,” said Hrehovchak.  In October, Kings employees and customers fundraised for the American Cancer Society, and Kings presented to the Mario Lemieux Foundation a $10,000 fundraising donation to benefit the Austin’s Playroom Military Project initiative.

Kings Family Restaurant is based in North Versailles, PA and is a chain of 25 family style restaurants, with 24 throughout Western Pennsylvania and one in Wintersville, Ohio.  Founded in 1967, the restaurant group averages 500,000 customers every month and employs nearly 1,000 people.    

Kelly Companies, the parent company of Kings Family Restaurant, has demonstrated its commitment to the region by recently relocating its national restaurant operations to Pittsburgh.  Located in North Versailles, next to the flagship Kings location, Kelly Companies and its affiliates operate over 120 restaurants in 27 states including Kings, Fox & Hound, Champps, Baileys, Grady’s BBQ, Joe’s Crab Shack and Brick House Tavern + Tap.

Accepting the 10,000$ check




PITTSBURGH – October 23, 2017- Kings Family Restaurant announced their commitment and partnership with the Mario Lemieux Foundation in March of this year.  Today, Kings is proud to present its first donation, $10,000, to the Foundation and its founder, Mario Lemieux.  Kings donated a portion of its sales from every Kid’s Chicken Tender entrée purchased, April through September, to Austin’s Military Playrooms, an initiative of the Mario Lemieux Foundation.

Kings is celebrating 50 years in Western Pennsylvania November 1, and as part of its long-standing service, Kings will continue its fundraising efforts for the Foundation.  For November, a portion of sales from its “Hat Trick Breakfast” will contribute to the next donation anticipated in first quarter of 2018.

The first Austin’s Military Playroom was donated to the Warrior Transition Unit at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in MD.  The success of this playroom led to the creation a second playroom at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton in CA, and in 2015, a third playroom at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in NC.  A fourth playroom is planned for 2018.  Austin’s Military Playroom Project creates playrooms for military personnel and their children that provide comfort, warmth and love for these very special families.

Kings Family Restaurant is based in North Versailles, PA and is a chain of 25 family style restaurants with locations throughout western Pennsylvania and one in Winterville, Ohio. Founded in 1967, the chain is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The restaurant averages 500,000 customers a month and employs nearly 1,000 people.


Throughout October, Kings Family Restaurant Joins American Cancer Society Fundraising Efforts at all 25 of its Locations


Pittsburgh, September 27, 2017– Celebrating 25 years of saving lives nationwide, the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will be held Saturday, October 21 at Highmark Stadium at Station Square to support the fight against the second leading cause of cancer death in women and ensure no one faces breast cancer alone.  Leading up to the walk, starting October 1 – 31, Kings Family Restaurants and its 25 locations will be fundraising, selling donation cards.

“We all know someone special who is fighting breast cancer, whether it be a food server at Kings, friend, or mom,” said Doug Kaminski, Controller, Kings Family Restaurant. “Our family of employees and customers stand behind this fight, and strength comes in numbers. We welcome all of our patrons to join us in fundraising efforts and walk for the American Cancer Society.”

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event in Pittsburgh is in its eighth year.  Since 2011, local participants have raised more than $1.25 million dollars toward the fight for a world without breast cancer.  Dollars raised by Making Strides supporters help the American Cancer Society attack cancer from every angle by funding innovative breast cancer research; promoting education and risk reduction; and providing comprehensive patient support to those who need it most.  In addition to local programs like Road To Recovery and Look Good Feel Better, the American Cancer Society currently has $1.4 million invested in breast cancer research grants in Pittsburgh, PA.

According to the American Cancer Society Cancer Facts & Figures 2017, an estimated 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,610 will die from the disease this year.  Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Greater Pittsburgh, invites all the survivors in Pittsburgh to join them for the Survivor VIP hour at this year’s event.

To learn more about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event and how you can become involved, visit or contact Lyndsie McPadden at 412.919.1049 or

Kings Family Restaurant is based in North Versailles, PA and is a chain of 25 family style restaurants throughout western Pennsylvania and one in Wintersville, Ohio.  Founded in 1967, the restaurant group averages 500,000 customers every month and employs nearly 1,000 people.    

To make a donation to the American Cancer Society through Kings, visit any of the its 25 locations,



PITTSBURGH – August 4, 2017 – Kings Family Restaurant has historically been known for its family-friendly atmosphere, signature foods and loyalty strategy, and that’s not changing.  Today, Kings Family Restaurant will be rolling out a new menu and the staff at the 25 locations are ready for a fresh approach.  Its expanded new menu offers healthy, fresh options that are sure to resonate with a broader audience.


On the new menu, restaurant-goers will find fresh handcrafted never frozen burgers, daily oven roasted turkey, and hand breaded chicken fillets topped with egg, bacon, cheese and maple miso sauce. The lighter side features an array of fresh salads, a hummus trio, spinach artichoke dip, pretzel bites served with a cheddar sauce, and brussel sprouts in a balsamic glaze topped with parmesan.


Pittsburghers will also notice other significant changes – new staff uniforms, new flatware and dishes, and new aesthetic changes.  “Customer service is essential to our success,” said Nick Hrehovchak, Director of Operations. “When guests visit bringing new family members and friends, we want them to feel welcome and comfortable.  Dining out is about the food, and it is also about how customers see us.”


“Kings continues to be a Pittsburgher business with dedicated employees and customers who have spent ten, twenty, and thirty years with the Kings family,” said, Michael Kelly, Owner, Kings Family Restaurant.  “We listened to what our customers had to say, and they want fresh, enticing menu options to go along with their all-time Kings’ favorites.  The new menu will not disappoint.”


Director of Food & Beverage, Tony Egizio, further explained, “Our goal is to be competitive in the ever-changing world of restaurant options for todays’ consumers by offering freshly made, healthier options but with a kicked-up, robust flavor.”


According to Kelly and his management team, Kings is preparing for a grand celebration of its 50th Anniversary inclusive of new food promotions and expanded community outreach and commitment.  Kings recently joined the region’s High School Football /WPXI TV Skylights program as its official title sponsor with a kick off with more than 4,000 of the region’s athletes.


Kings Family Restaurant is based in North Versailles, PA and is a chain of family style restaurants throughout Western Pennsylvania with one location in Wintersville, Ohio.   Founded in 1967, the Kings averages 500,000 customers every month and employs nearly 1,000 people.


Kelly Companies, an affiliate of Kings Family Restaurant, has demonstrated its commitment to the region by recently relocating its national restaurant operations to Pittsburgh.  Located in North Versailles, next to the flagship Kings location, affiliates of Kelly Companies operates over 100 restaurants in 21 states including Kings, Grady’s BBQ, Fox & Hound, Champs and Baileys.  The group employs over 5000 team members nationally.