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Harvey Mansion Historic Inn & Restaurant

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221 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560-2135
+1 252-635-3232
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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New Bern, North Carolina
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127 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed December 13, 2015

The Harvey is a great bar in downtown New Bern! The bar is in the basement of this historic mansion. The prices are fair and there is normally a good crowd! I like it because it has more sitting areas than the other "late night" bar in New Bern. There is enough room to mingle and enjoy your drink without... More 

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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed December 8, 2015

Dinner for four here recently was average. The building and its history are very interesting. The blurb at the back of the menu gives quite a bit of information about the mansion in its heyday. Wine list by the bottle is very good, just a few choices by the glass. Having been told to try the meatloaf, my husband ordered... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed December 6, 2015

Weekday evening reservations brought us to Harvey Mansion in New Bern NC. The 9,000 sq ft home began in 1797 and completed in 1804 has had many faces in time. During the Civil War the house was used as a military provost headquarters, of which the house remained in the Harvey family until after the war. For a time in... More 

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Thank karenbakescakes
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2015

Upstairs you will find fine dining and atmosphere...at its best...Downstairs is a more casual affair possibly a band ...the food both up and down is the same and for the price..you really do get exactly what you pay for.

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Thank William J
Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

The crab cakes were very good. The lobster trifecta special was also very good. Could have been great if the server, Michelle, had not been in too much of a rush for a large party in another room to take our order for drinks. Good food deserves good wine, not tap water......

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1 Thank Mel H
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200 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

I've been here several times over the years. It's one of my favorites in New Bern when I visit for an annual handbell ringing event. Service is always good. In fact, I think each time we've had the same delightful server the past few years. I had the crab cakes and a salad, then splurged with the cheese cake. All... More 

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Memphis TN
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2015

This restaurant has GREAT food at a very reasonable price. The restaurant is beautiful, and the food is excellent. Good specials along with a wonderful menu.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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373 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Four of us went to celebrate two birthdays. Very nice private room. Excellent wine options, very reasonably priced. Food was outstanding. Two of our party had steaks, one had their meatloaf, and the other the stuffed chicken. All was fantastic. We got a tour afterwards of the other rooms. Be sure to stop in the basement bar on the way... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We visited Harvey Mansion again after a few months away. They were very busy. Our dining room was full and they had another room with a party of ten. Once again we had a very good meal with excellent service. The house salad and especially the bread were very nice. The house wines are fine. We had the rosemary chicken... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2015

We have been dining here for 17 years and this restaurant is consistently excellent, service, food quality, and atmosphere. This is a great date restaurant, quiet and comfortable. The menu does not change very often but there are plenty of good choices. I am generally stuck on the Lobster Trifecta special(always available), but I have tried almost everything else. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560-2135
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-635-3232

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?