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The Flame Catering and Banquet Centre

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2301 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560-4307
252-633-1193
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
CHRISTMAS DINNER

The Salvation Army had the pleasure of enjoying the high-quality food and cozy goodness of The Flame more than a year ago and I remember the food being REALLY good!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2013
RoadDog908
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New Bern, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I had brunch at this restaurant on Sunday, the only bad thing I can say is, why aren't they open all the time. After a HORRIBLE stay at a local hotel one of the managers suggested I eat here after being tired of their restaurants food. Score one for her recommendation southern charm at its best. Short ribs and hummus... More 

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Roxboro NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

They were the caters that was used at the Convention Center when we had our Rotary District Conference. Food was excellent and the only thing that I would suggest is: at buffets, especially where you are serving hor d'oeuvres the food needs to be labeled, especially when it is a dip or sauce; I wasn't sure if something might have... More 

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Havelock, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I heard from several co-workers that Flame was the best caterer in the area so I was excited to hear that they would be catering the USMC Birthday Ball in New Bern. What I wasn't prepared for was how absolutely terrible it would be. The appetizer salads had watered down dressing. The entree was a combination of salmon and beef.... More 

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Oriental, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

had heard a lot about this Sunday brunch went today plenty of food price reasonable bring your church bulletin for a fifteen percent discount. Food was ok nothing exceptional but plenty to eat and to choose from. Expected much more. Traveled from Oriental NC just to come to brunch about 25 miles. I don't think we will do it again.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Flame is only open on Sundays. It's a good family buffet for after church on Sundays. There are always plenty of choices from salads to desserts. It's a good comfort food experience. Make reservations for special Sundays like Mother's Day, Easter, they fill up fast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I wanted to advise if you plan to enjoy their buffet you must call in advance. We enjoyed the Easter buffet very much and planned to return for Mother's Day. The morning of The Flame publishes a large ad in the Sun Journal...reservations are required. I immediately called. They were filled. Plan ahead and call in advance.

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New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Previously have enjoyed the extensive Sunday buffet which has a generous assortment of choices, and so reasonably priced.

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Havelock, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The shrimp bisque is to DIE for. The food is a fancy twist on southern NC favorites. My family and I go for every holiday, and everybody is always so excited for it! Chef Smoke always comes out to get to know his customers, and very friendly staff. We love it!

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

The Salvation Army had the pleasure of enjoying the high-quality food and cozy goodness of The Flame more than a year ago and I remember the food being REALLY good!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

It is a great fancy place to go to eat,Cute waiter named Dakota, Nice manager named Tom.great food,great friendly service.I hope you like this place.

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Additional Information about The Flame Catering and Banquet Centre

Address: 2301 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560-4307
Phone Number: 252-633-1193
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2301 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560-4307
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: 252-633-1193

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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