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247 Craven

247 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560-2153
+1 252-635-1879
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“strawberry cake” (15 reviews)
“arugula salad” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
247 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560-2153
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch here for the first time as we usually have dinner. I am not surprised at the usual high standards but it seems even better. Food is fantastic as well as the staff.

Thank edodowd
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Nothing we ate here was good. Sauces didn't compliment dishes and instead were overpowering. When we gave feedback to the waitress we were told that others had given similar feedback. Chef Ansley, please listen to your customers. Service and desserts were very good otherwise would...More

1  Thank CosmoChickNYer
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went here for dinner tonight. We ordered three dishes to share, and was not disappointed! The food was delicious, and fresh! We had scallops, cured ham with asparagus, and an amazing mushroom risotto. Service was also wonderful, attentive, and friendly. We...More

1  Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The food here is fresh and locally sourced as much as possible. Good wine list, attentive waitstaff. Had the salmon that was perfectly cooked. Our favorite in New Bern.

Thank Ecarp
Reviewed 22 February 2018

247 reminds me of a French cafe. The place is small and has a nice bar. They have a hefty selection of wine and beer in addition to liquor. Each of us had a cheeseburger prepared differently. The chef got it right with well done,...More

1  Thank Chazmanian
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Great food, excellent service! Fantastic for special occasion dining. This was for Valentine's Day. Enjoyed immensley by both of us!

Thank lindawalts46
Reviewed 27 December 2017

A small local spot just one block off the main shopping street offering home-style southern cooking. The menu is rather limited but supplemented with daily specials. I had the special potatoe and sausage soup, a hamburger patty with gravy sandwich, and French fries ... all...More

Thank rca2011
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Acting on a recommendation for a local area business person we made reservations for my wife’s birthday dinner. Absolutely every part of the recommendation we received was spot on. Staff were welcoming and attentive. Selection of meals and drink was perfect to our likes. The...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We’ve had lunch here a few times and I usually get the burger. It’s good and there are some interesting toppings to choose from. This is a small space and it has a very limited menu but what they do is pretty good. Their pimento...More

Thank Tracey L
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The chef has a flair for imaginative takes and tasty execution of traditional restaurant fare. The result is honest good food. The wine selection is nicely selected and moderately priced. The restaurant is small so reservations are well advised. The decor is plain with ladder...More

1  Thank The3ofus60614
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7 September 2015|
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Response from Carscott | Reviewed this property |
Visit their Facebook page and you'll see updated info and menus there.
7 September 2015|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
They don't post their menu because it's almost a farm to table restaurant. The menu changes so often based on what they can get fresh...when we were there I had the best caprese with pickled ginger and arugula. It was really... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-635-1879
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