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247 Craven

247 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560-2153
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Ranked #7 of 140 restaurants in New Bern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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167 reviews from our community

82% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

If you're near downtown New Bern searching for a place to eat, look no further. 247 Craven had fast and friendly service, delicious food, and was well priced. My co-worker and I stopped here for lunch while passing through New Bern and we both agreed it was an excellent dining experience. Tip: Thursdays at lunch the special is an open... More

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North Carolina
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

247 Craven was recommended to us by friends of friends who used to live in New Bern. We're glad we tried it and would likely pay a return visit. Overall, the food was very good and our waiter was attentive. The atmosphere, a small dining room in the heart of downtown is generally what we enjoy and 247 Craven didn't... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
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126 reviews 126 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We enjoyed a wine dinner a while back and had a great time enjoying wine pairings with a very creative menu! We have eaten here a few times in the last 6 months and enjoyed the normal menu. But I recommend attending a wine dinner because Chef Ashley does a terrific job of blending his creativeness in the kitchen with... More

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Oriental, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My wife and a young German friend visiting us all share birthdays in August and decided to have a joint celebration dinner. We have eaten here 3 times before. The service is still excellent and on an uncrowded Tuesday evening even better. We had 3 different fish entrees: scallops, bouillabaisse and salmon. All were paired perfectly with fresh vegetables grown... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
Top Contributor
196 reviews 196 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This small restaurant in downtown New Bern has a pleasant feel, a nice wood bar and a chef who should be in a much bigger city, but those who live here really hope he stays. Ashley Moser is as creative with a variety of cuisines as any chef I have sampled in Raleigh, D.C., NYC or beyond. They serve lunch... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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139 reviews 139 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Terrific food in a freindly atmosphere.. fun bar.... southern specialties were a hit. located right in the middle of town.

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Chesapeake, VA
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Ate here July 4th weekend. Great menu. I had beef, wife had shellfish, friends had the special which was sea bass. Everything was top notch, from the drink selections to the sides (the mac and cheese was fantastic) and the entrees and desserts. And the service was impeccable. I just don't understand the negative reviews here. next time we're in... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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