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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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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 66
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  • 39
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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice upscale option with beautiful views

We enjoyed a relaxing dinner that was much better than expected. My wife had dined here before and said service as lacking and it wasn't quick but not terrible. We enjoyed a great table outside with river views and breezes. The jerk mahi was excellent and my wife's shrimp and beet salad were good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
gsitaly
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GA
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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GA
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a relaxing dinner that was much better than expected. My wife had dined here before and said service as lacking and it wasn't quick but not terrible. We enjoyed a great table outside with river views and breezes. The jerk mahi was excellent and my wife's shrimp and beet salad were good as well. Our son enjoyed his... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We have heard good reviews about the restaurant. The only knock we heard is that they run out of food on a regular basis. We dined in on a Tuesday night (closed on Monday) and we were told that they were sold out of the Rib Eye Steak and the Hummus appetizer. So the trend continues. So you may want... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We went here for my husbands birthday with our 5 children during lunch. The atmosphere was wonderful and the views peaceful. The wood used for the tables and bar we heard was local to the area and possibly from a persimmon tree root found when the area was excavated. Very lovely place and the service was wonderful!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Went here during evening to eat. Staff was very dull and not so friendly. Heard staff complain about jobs as we sat close to the kitchen. Food was tasty but not worth the very high price. Have to admit, it was very nice to sit on the waterfront and check out the boat on the dock after my meal.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Ambience and service were great. Food was delicious but woefully small portions. Ordered the tuna sandwich with pasta salad from the lunch menu. Was prepared properly and tasted great. Problem was, there were 3-4 thin slices of tuna (sliced like an ahi appetizer is served). I bet there wasn't 2 ounces of tuna on that sandwich. It was almost entirely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great fresh seafood. Knowledgable staff. Our meal was amazing. And our hotel gave is a coupon for free dessert!😍 the wine list was limited but had a good selection.

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South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Service was excellent. Great selection of local brewed beers. The scallops were delicious! My friend had a huge hamburger and said it was one of best she had ever had. Key lime pie was so-so. Just not enough lime flavor. Eat outside on deck- absolutely beautiful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

New Bern is a little bit like Back to the Future right down to the town clock... The world just passed it by ...there are however some good eating places and the food is generally good.:. And surprisingly despite the apparent absence of people during the day restaurants get booked up!! If the weather is good then this is a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Called at 8pm to ensure we could be seated. Person on phone was very indifferent. We took a chance since the restaurant was next to the Courtyard next to where we were staying. Hostess was less than hospitable. Heard service staff complaining about their jobs. Oh yeah, the food was OK. We ordered fried green tomatoes, crab dip and fried... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We arrived a bit early and decided to sit outside. However we could see rain moving in so switched to inside seating. The wait staff handled our request very nicely. We love sitting on the water and the food was top notch. Not a complaint. Wish this restaurant was back home so we could visit it often.

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Additional Information about Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant

Address: 100 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4941
Phone Number: 252-514-0033
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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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: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?