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Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant

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100 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4941 (Front St)
252-514-0033
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 181
    Excellent
  • 119
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 33
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
On the water in New Bern, NC

Chef Fong is rumored to be leaving his Asian Fusion and American restaurant at a choice waterfront location in New Bern, NC. Always a treat although wait staff needs to know more about they are serving. Wine list is good, beer and other drinks are available. I would recommend this restaurant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Don O
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New Bern, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had the skirt steak outstanding as was the crab dip and fried noodles There food is very very good have never had a bad meal there

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New Bern, North Carolina
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106 reviews 106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

One would expect that a p;ace that charges $11.00 for a hamburger would have a professional staff, not 18 year olds working for the summer. Head chef has departed, probably for greener pastures.Huge potential that has never been met.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Sunday I went to Persimmon's for the 2nd time in two weeks. We stumbled upon this place by accident, but what a treat it was! Each time we got patio seating which was waterfront and the bonus on Sunday was a live Jazz Band with vocalist. EVERYTHING we've ordered so far has been excellent- from the appetizers, to entrees, to... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Chef Fong is rumored to be leaving his Asian Fusion and American restaurant at a choice waterfront location in New Bern, NC. Always a treat although wait staff needs to know more about they are serving. Wine list is good, beer and other drinks are available. I would recommend this restaurant anytime.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I made a reservation for Friday night in May months ahead of time. My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary in New Bern and the options were limited for a nice Celiac-friendly restaurant were limited. I mentioned in my reservation that we preferred to eat outside. They said that they couldn't reserve the deck, rather it was first come,... More 

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Rose Hill, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Nice restaurant with a killer view. I enjoyed a hamburger & fries but the sweet potato fries everyone else at the table got were a big hit. Two vegetarians at the table enjoyed the roasted vegetable sandwich & the appetizer of crab dip & fried green tomatoes went over very well. A bit on 5he expensive side for a lunch... More 

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I have been visiting the wonderful city of New Bern, and Persimmons was one of the highlights of the trip. We sat on the deck and watched the boats pull in and out while enjoying a wonderful meal. The shrimp cocktail was fresh and tasty, and the tomatoes and goat cheese was just perfect. The service was friendly and informative.This... More 

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Old Fort, North Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Food was delicious; Dirty Bird featured nicely seasoned chicken breast with fresh pasta alfredo, cooked perfectly. The scallops in spouse's dish were huge and very good. The waitstaff is very young, could use more training, and appeared not to know what to do at times. We got cool coffee, no refills on water, and two pieces of foccacia bread. Our... More 

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Emerald Isle
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My wife and I reside in Emerald Isle NC and were in New Bern for doctors appointments on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 and decided to go to Persimmons for an early dinner...we had been to the restaurant several times before and really enjoy the food, atmosphere (it's on the water) and staff. On this occasion we had calamari as the... More 

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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113 reviews 113 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Had been here before just for drinks at the bar, but wanted to sample the expansive menu. The award winning chef certainly deserves his accolades. We were impressed with all four choices and will be returning soon to try others.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4941
    (Front St)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: 252-514-0033

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?