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247 Craven

247 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560-2153
252-635-1879
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Ranked #6 of 139 restaurants in New Bern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $25
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Pollock
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English first
New Bern, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My girlfriend and I recently moved to New Bern, NC and we have been going out a lot to explore the town and finding local eateries and events has been a joy. A week ago (July 2014) we decided to try 247 Craven for brunch because we had heard they had a good one. So we decided to go since... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Server spilled a meal off the plate onto the table and then proceeded to place the food back on the plate and serve it to us. Really?! Unprofessional to say the least. .

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Greenville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very interesting menu. Food very good. Service great. Went for lunch. Almost same menu as dinner. They were happy to make some changes to their special to accommodate my wishes.

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Granby, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great food and great service. What more could you ask !!! Everything from shrimp and grits to carved beef and stuffed chicken.

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Chapel Hill
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We arrived 5 minutes EARLY for our reservation and were told, without consideration, that our table had been given away and we'd have to wait 30 additional minutes. With two hungry children and hungrier adults we said no thanks.

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North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

About our 4th or 5th time here including the special wine dinners. Our meal (I had the tile fish special and my husband had the scallops) were both quite good (about 8 out of 10) but not GREAT (over the top). The food at the wine dinners IS over the top and what I prefer. We brought some first-timers with... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Enjoyed a great dinner from an extremely creative menu. Excellent dusted oysters as an appetizer and then swordfish over and excellently prepared softshell crab as an entree. The swordfish portion was fairly small but nevertheless extremely tasty. Left room for the wonderful cheesecake. Great restaurant Will definitely add that to my frequent list.

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Havelock, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My mother and I went for dinner to this establishment and it was one of the best meals we've had in New Bern before. The waitress was lovely and personable, the food was fantastic, and the outside seating was comfortable. We went for lunch the next day, and I was not to pleased. I ordered the Hot Chicken Sandwich, which... More

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Southwest Harbor, Maine
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82 reviews 82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

First timers in New Bern. I have a friend that recommended it that grew up there but lives in Maine. I called him ahead of time about places to eat and that was his first choice. We lucked out as we were able to call early and get reservations. Very upscale in that it's just different enough that you would... More

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Garden Grove
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The food combinations seemed to be done just to be different. The preparation was just so so. We probably won't eat there again. For us Morgans and Persimmons had much better food and service.

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