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The Bank Bistro & Bar

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216 W. Main Street, Washington, NC 27889
252-948-9000
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Take away the live entertainment!

The chef really needs to see what a Prime Rib looks like. This resembled something that was run over by a logging truck. Tasty but thin and lots and lots of fat. It may be on the Prime Rib just don't serve it to the customer that way. Greek pasta very good but was not served with "crostini... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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English first
Stokes, nc
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Drinks & appetizer ( Fried Green Tomato Bites) were awesome! Hubby's ribeye had great flavor, cooked perfect but was very thin & stringy. My crabcakes were good, not crazy about the sauce with them. Our sides asparagus , uncooked & garlic mashed potatoes were bland. Overall, not a bad experience. Just OK not to die for😉

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I love little Washington and often choose to drive the extra miles from Greenville to dine on the waterfront, I had been impressed by the Banks wine and app selection and choose to have my graduation dinner there. It was a real disappointment, although I had made the reservation two weeks in advance they did not have my name when... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

As far as I'm concerned, this is the best restaurant in Washington. I knew I was in good hands when I watched the bartender chill my martini glass...not everyone maintains that level of attention to detail. Great menu. Enjoyable keyboardist playing the sound track of my life.

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Connecticut
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206 reviews 206 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The chef really needs to see what a Prime Rib looks like. This resembled something that was run over by a logging truck. Tasty but thin and lots and lots of fat. It may be on the Prime Rib just don't serve it to the customer that way. Greek pasta very good but was not served with "crostini" just toasted... More 

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Lewisville, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We ate here on a Friday night...very popular restaurant, lots of local folks. I had the burger with balsamic sauce, my husband had the vegetarian pasta. Both were excellent..one of the best burgers I've ever had. We returned on Saturday night and were both disappointed. The Mahi Mahi special was overcooked and way too salty, as were the mashed potatoes.... More 

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Eastern NC
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211 reviews 211 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I were finally able to have a date night. Life can be so busy, but we were fortunate to get away. I have a friend that is a waitress here and I was supposed to go here about a year ago for a Christmas party. The Salmon sounded awesome and I have wanted to have it for... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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133 reviews 133 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Had a good time in this intimate venue. Served our large crowd with a family feel and good service. Food was nice and the price was in the right range.

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

What a great fine dining experience. The pork chop was delicious and the salmon was great. Our server was excellent. We would definitely eat there again.

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Chocowinity, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 216 W. Main Street, Washington, NC 27889
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: 252-948-9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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