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Trent River Coffee Shop

208 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560
252 514 2030
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Ranked #70 of 145 Restaurants in New Bern
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • English first
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English first
New Bern, North Carolina
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98 reviews 98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

I wasn't impressed with the coffee even though the space is very conducive to large group gatherings. I've never seen more than 1 or 2 people in there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2011

The Trent River Coffee House was where "conversation always came before commerce". With that said Ed, the owner is a fine barrista, but is unfortunately stricken with a terminal illness that has understandably effected the business. Often times there are friends standing in for him now but when Ed is not present the heart and soul of the place is... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2010

Coffee cup lined with nasty coffee grounds. Local whiners with extreme political views loudly voiced. 5 WalMart $15.00 coffee makers. Just terrible. Amazing the place is a coffee shop - the guy has to brew it when you order. It's like you have made a special request. He pours a cup of water through one of his Wal Mart coffee... More 

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The South
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2009

I have visited this coffee shop about 5 times and only got service twice. I've walked in with no one in front of me, but the staff is busy talking with each other or with their regular customers. There is no "I'll be with you in a moment", no other acknowledgement. You are just to wait till they get ready... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2009

Just a very sweet and pleasant coffee house, make sure you take the time to stop, great local flavor.

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Additional Information about Trent River Coffee Shop

Address: 208 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560
Phone Number: 252 514 2030
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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