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Friday's 1890 Seafood

2207 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC
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Ranked #93 of 140 Restaurants in New Bern
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Most recent review
- Sep 6, 2014
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English first
New Bern, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

really disgusting food. they must still be using the frying oil from 1890. the crab cake had no crab in it, and it was burnt.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Disgusting food. They must be using the same oil for frying since 1890. Could not see any crab in the burnt crab cakes we were served.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

First time at Friday's and was looking forward to a nice seafood dinner. Rating was 94.5. Service was very slow, plus, for New Bern to be a coastal town, nothing on the menu was local. We were told all the seafood came from the Gulf. I don't get that. The cooked veggies are mostly out of a can---the server told... More

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Kinston, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

my lady and I were in newbern looking for seafood to eat, we found Fridays. the server took the drink order then asked again what I said I wanted which was tea.my lady ordered oysters crab cakes and shrimp, I ordered shrimp crab cakes and flounder. it took a while to get the food with no more than 10 people... More

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Barnardsville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

My wife and I were looking for good Calabash, NC style seafood while we were on the coast, and we found it here! Our hotel staff recommended this place, we read some reviews and determined that most of the bad reviews seemed to be from people either unfamiliar with Calabash style seafood, or for lack of a better word, snobbish... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

I've always had good experiences here. The waitresses are usually friendly but being a waitress in the past I know how to cut people a break when I can see they've had a hard time or are extremely busy. Usually the waitresses will cut you a break on the kids menu you just have to ask. The food is usually... More

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Woodridge, Illinois
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

We heard that they had outstanding food and decided to check it out. The place doesn't look like much from the outside but the inside is awesome. They bring you hushpuppies to munch on like how a Mexican restaurant brings you chips and salsa right away. The appetizer was awesome and my fried chicken was so delicious. My wife ordered... More

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Raleigh, NC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Good menu variety and the prices are decent, but the service was slow and several of our orders were wrong. The atmosphere is weird - little booths tucked around corners and even with that, it's very noisy. The salad bar looked weak, so I skipped it. Food portions were good, I have to say, and the free hush puppies were... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

The food was delicious and the atmosphere was nostalgic and inviting. Helpful waitstaff and decent pricing make this place worth visiting!

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New Bern, North Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

My husband and I went here for a date night, and the food was great and so reasonably priced. The service was wonderful, we were so surprised! It is a hole-in-the-wall place that is absolutely worth checking out. If you want to get out with your loved one for a low-key delicious inexpensive meal, this is the place.

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