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“Wonderful setting, great service, very good food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lawson's Landing Riverwalk Cafe

Lawson's Landing Riverwalk Cafe
Ranked #11 of 167 Restaurants in New Bern
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Restaurant at the Tryon Palace Historic Center in New Bern, NC
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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1,882 reviews
633 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,859 helpful votes
“Wonderful setting, great service, very good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

This terrific cafe is right on the waterfront part of the history mueum. Food is tasty and very reasonable. Good variety of food and ice cream. We had a very good soup (corn chowder) and grilled cheese sandwich for only $5.25, a real bargain. Great view of the water with seating inside and out.

  • Visited February 2013
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English first
Southport, NC
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Lawson's Landing Cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013

A delightful spot after a Tryon Palace tour. Right on the water. Food was very good; friendly staff; we had a bit of a wait and were rewarded with free ice xcream after lunch!

Visited February 2013
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Thank margeaton
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“New Bern's Best Kept Riverfront Secret”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

Off the beaten path in front of the New Bern History Museum is a gem of a cafe along the river. At the door, we were warmly greeted by Shawn, the owner. Immediately we noticed the cleanliness of the cafe and the daily specials. Shawn recommended the sweet bologna sandwich on ciabatta bread, which Bill ordered. I opted for the "Platter of Sides" and chose baked corn casserole, cucumber pasta and mac and cheese. EVERYTHING is homemade and delicious! If you're looking for great food and a view of the river, we highly recommend Lawson's Landing Riverwalk Cafe!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Beachgirl360
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New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice, modern, artsy little cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2013

I do love this little cafe. Unfortunately, it's out of the way, and hardly anyone even knows it's here, unless they're visiting the New Bern Museum. If you're in for a good lunch, check it out. It's quite tasty, they have great coffee, and you won't be disappointed. :-)

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Timothy M
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New Bern, North Carolina
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Great view”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

I've had late breakfast and lunch here. Mostly sandwich type things. The food tends to be fresh but it depends on who is on staff that day. It can be inconsistent and a little pricier than most things in New Bern.

The one thing it has is a great view from the deck looking out over the Trent River where it joins the Neuse.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JourneyDr
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