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“Friendly staff and a pretty darn good view”

Lawson's Landing Riverwalk Cafe
Ranked #11 of 175 Restaurants in New Bern
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Restaurant at the Tryon Palace Historic Center in New Bern, NC
Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stoppd here for a late lunch on a weekday and were certainly glad we did.
The place itself is in the NC History Center right on the Trent river and a wall of glass gives you a very nice view of the tranquil harbor of New Bern.
The wait staff was quick to serve us and offered suggestions when we could not choose from a limited but eclectic menu. The food was served quickly nd then the waiter left us alone, not rushed, checked back occasionally and overall took very good care of us.
We were made to feel very welcome and at home.
We would tell anyone visiting New Bern to stop for lunch or just a snack.

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Thank CapeCouple
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

This restaurant is at the History Museum across from Tryon Palace. No reason to go anywhere else. Sat outside and enjoyed the river view. Service was a little slow but food was Great. I had a wrap and hubby had some big roast beef sandwich with their "special baked beans" and they were. We couldn't even eat it all. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank luckeyedie
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

Quick service and great food added up to a good place to eat on our way to Tryon Palace. Wonderful chicken rice soup, salads and a divine side of corn casserole had us looking forward to a long walk afterwards!

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Thank Susan B
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Reviewed August 31, 2012

We hit this for lunch in August. The good reviews on TA and the location in the NC history center brought us in. We thought it would be a place to grab a quick lunch while touring Tryon Palace and the surrounding grounds. The view as quite nice. We weren't disappointed.

Our table a variety of of items like fried bologna sandwich (really good, more smoked sausage like), ham balls (meatballs made out of ham, like ham loaf), as well as wraps. The sides roasted corn, calico beans, and more were delicious; the serving sizes were ample and we were full. I recommended if you're at Tryon Palace and you want a quick and tasty lunch.

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Thank Buckmarko
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Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

Found Lawson's Landing by searching the web on way back from vacation. At first I thought it was a cafeteria, but it wasn't. It looks over the river and has a pretty view. Their focus is salads and wraps. It isn't a burgers and fries type of place, so go somewhere else if you are looking for that. I had the BLT wrap and french onion soup. Both were very good. They also have desert and ice cream. I am not too familiar with New Bern to compare this with other area restaurants, but standing on its own, Lawson's Landing was pretty good

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Thank AttentiveGadabout
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