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The Bank Bistro & Bar

216 W. Main Street, Washington, NC 27889
252-948-9000
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Ranked #7 of 53 Restaurants in Washington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Chocowinity, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We ate there two weeks ago with a group of family & friends. I had the prime rib and my wife had the pork chop. As usual it was very good. We eat here every few months, some times more often. We like to go to hear the small bands or piano player they hire on various nights. The restaurant... More

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Looked like the best place in Washington, most seemed like greasy dives. Very nice atmosphere. Got a Greek Salad that was the farthest thing from what I know as a Greek Salad I have ever had. It was spinach ,very little feta, only a couple of olives and the dressing was way to sharp with red wine vinegar. Rest of... More

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ROCKY MOUNT
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Had a fantastic dinner at The Bank Bistro & Bar. Reservations are definitely needed as the place was packed! Service was excellent and the menu was perfect. Our meal was delicious and the portions were just right. Will definitely dine there again.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was an amazing bistro with a great atmosphere in a charming downtown. The service was exceptional. If you are in Little Washington, make sure you stop by here.

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Washington, NC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Washington is for fortunate to have such a terrific restaurant. The atmosphere is interesting and delightful. The new carpet has toned down the noise level and makes it a great place to take out of town guests or meet local friends. The bread is the best of any place I have eaten. The menu offers a full variety but is... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This was our first visit and the food was excellent. My steak was cooked to perfection and my husband enjoyed one of the specials, the lamb chops with a yogurt mint sauce. Our waitress Johnny was so personable and attentive. Hubby was impressed with the finishing touch - key lime pie. I would highly recommend this place. My son in... More

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Washington, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I love this place ... everything about it... The menu is wonderful, great chef.. and the evening bartender..... the best specialty drinks I've ever had! When music is performed... great electric piano player. Located in an old bank with the original "safe" behind bar.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

A unique restaurant in what was a real bank many years ago. The small space made the restaurant very noisy. Not a great place for an intimate date night. Food was delicious. However, with a relatively small menu, at the first seating they were out of the pork chop and crab cakes. Not well prepared for a Friday evening. I... More

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Washington, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

On Thursday nights be sure to make plans to enjoy the best Prime Rib in the area! The seating area is limited, so get there early, and be prepared for some time to chat, because the service is rather slow for the small area, but the food makes it all worth while. Prices are slightly above average for the area,... More

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North Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is one of our favorites, and we have been often. The food, service, and wine list are excellent. Unfortunately, the small space, hard walls, ceilings and floors cause the noise level to rise to an unacceptable level when they get busy. Conversation nears shouting. If you're there early, or when there aren't many people in the restaurant, you'll love... More

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