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The Flame Catering and Banquet Centre

2301 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560-4307
+1 252-633-1193
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good10%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2301 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560-4307
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

Our captain was Toni and she was amazing. Taylor was wonderful working with from beginning to end, and the entire staff was friendly and professional. All this happened before we got to the well-presented, well prepared food. Our Homeless Nights Benefit Dinner at the Greenville...More

Thank klittle6996
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

This was my best decision in like years Their buffet was outa this world all the usual southern holiday foods aling with special dishes like pecan shrimp they were awesome the largest dessert buffet bar i have ever seen in my life tevery single one...More

Thank leathajh_13
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Sunday brunch at the flame. Buffet style, many many selections, excellent taste,great wait staff, pleasant environment and reasonable price. I want to go back for sure!

Thank dorma002
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Went here for a Christmas event that hosted 150+ with delicious food, efficient service and friendly staff.

Thank John R
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Nice location. great food, nice variety of food, wonderful staff, nice atmosphere, music presented by Motown Legacy group was awesome.

Thank denethiap
Reviewed December 16, 2016

If you are looking for a perfect place for any type of function The Flame Banquet Centre IS IT! Beautifully decorated for each season & the staff is dynamite! The food is excellent in taste & presentation & offered at a reasonable price. Anthony &...More

Thank LindaEileen300
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Attended a Christmas time buffet at this location. The service was good, pleasant and efficient except for special requests. Asked for decaf and the waitress never came back with it. The buffet included boneless chicken, roast beef and salmon. All was covered in gravies, salty...More

1  Thank Connie F
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We went into this restaurant on Sep. 25, 2016 for Brunch. When we entered we were greeted by the receptionist and we noticed the friendly atmosphere. We were promptly seated and asked for our drink order. The setup in this restaurant was a buffet and...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This was a Fathers Day event. I've heard about The Flame, but all I received was a spark. The food was bland without flavor, also there were items missing from the line that took over 30 minutes to put out. The desserts were the worst....More

4  Thank Rev57
Reviewed December 28, 2015

I had great expectations but was sadly disappointed for Sunday Brunch. Soup was too salty, salad bar was just okay, vegetables were okay, meats were dried out and not very good and desserts taste terrible. Would not recommend.

1  Thank MLittleton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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: +1 252-633-1193
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The Flame is available to cater both on-site at our beautiful banquet center that can hold up to 300 guests or off-site at a venue or location of your choosing! We travel regularly to the following NC towns: New Bern, Jacksonville, Havelock, Newport, Morehead City, Emerald Isle, Swansboro, Greenville, Washington, Kinston and Oriental. Call us! (252) 633-1193. We have event planning office hours Monday - Friday from 9am-5pm. Your dedicated event coordinator will help to create a memorable experience for you and your guests on the most special day of your life up to this point! The Flame Catering has the ability to custom create menus filled with all of your favorite items, the ability to create a "kitchen" at a venue that may not have on-site cooking equipment and a reputation that we're extremely proud of! Every Sunday you can join Chef Smoke for his award winning brunch from 11:30am - 3:00pm! You'll find hand carved prime rib, a saute station, full salad bar and dessert bar as well as a fabulous array of entrees, casseroles and seasoned veggies. Please try to call ahead for reservations for parties of 6 or more. If for some reason you aren't able to reach us on the weekend or after hours please come anyway! Sunday Pricing: $16.95 Adults / $8.95 Children (Age 4-11) New Bern's most popular holiday buffet! Price will vary, please call for details or visit our website. Relax with your family, save yourself time and join us! Reservations ARE required for all holiday buffets.
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