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247 Craven

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247 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560-2153 (Pollock)
252-635-1879
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dinner at 247 Craven is a great locavore experience, but you need to know what to expect. First, it's a tiny space with a small bar: Do not expect to simply walk in for dinner on Saturday night and get a table. Second, the small space makes it rather loud. Now that we have that out of the way, know... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a double date dinner. This place is fairy small, so making a reservation is recommended. The food on the menu were creative and presentable. They were somewhat small in portion. As for taste, it was fair.

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Thank SallySapp
Cary, NC
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had no trouble fitting in to this relatively intimate restaurant on Craven and found the atmosphere and service to match the excellent menu. We tried 2 entrees that evening- Salmon and Scallops with Risotto, both were outstanding. When we return to New Bern we will be sure to make Craven 247 a stop.

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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my girlfriend for a couple of their 247 Hotdogs, but the waiter explained they aren't available for dinner. Afterwards she decided she desired their famous Pimento cheese and soup, however she would like the cheese on two pieces of toasted bread as a sandwich. I echoed the same. The waiter disappeared for a moment only to return the... More 

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California
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very good restaurant with very good food. I ordered to "spaghetti" and it was excellent, but not traditional. It was served with cheese, butter, and some kind of sweet sauce. Not quite what I expected-- nonetheless it was amazing. The service was attentive and tasteful. 247 Craven is a very small restaurant, about 10 tables + bar.

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Bolivia, North Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at the restaurant. I asked for an egg omelet and the chef was great about doing it for me. Very fresh with delicious veggies. Highly recommend

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Thank Tonia M
Alexandria, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on a Thursday night and it was hopping. Relatively small space adds to the lively atmosphere. Carefully crafted menu had several highlights: the pimento cheese with crab and fried green tomatoes, as well as the spaghetti caccio e pepe were all delightful.

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Thank Nicole C
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

247 Craven is a very good restaurant for anyone looking for an excellent dinner. The restaurant is a small open concept, and when crowded it can be a bit on the noisy side but do not let that stop you from trying the excellent food that is served. I would definitely suggest calling in for a reservation so that you... More 

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Thank brucewell
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met up with a friend for appetizers and drinks and we were pleasantly surprised. We did not have a reservation- which they recommend, but the server made room for us to dine at the bar. We had the mussels and shrimp toast. Both were OUT OF THIS WORLD good. We were hesitant to order the shrimp toast but we were... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

A small establishment in New Bern that has a small and different menu than you will usually see. The food was excellently prepared and presented. Don't be afraid to jump out there and try something different on their menu. All items are fresh and homemade. The deserts were excellent. The service was attentive and friendly. You won't be disappointed, so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $25
Cuisine
American, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560-2153
    (Pollock)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: 252-635-1879

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?