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Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant

100 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4941
+1 252-514-0033
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4941
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first time visiting this restaurant, and it will definitely be the last. Our waitress was nice, but was unaware of some of the wines and did not know the specials we had overheard them from another table. We started with fried green...More

Thank Kayla D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic restaurant. Excellent food and an added bonus of a really great atmosphere and location overlooking the water, second to none. Everything I had was excellent, cannot say enough about how pleasant and enjoyable this restaurant was.

Thank 105mikee
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Six of us went to dinner here based on recommendations and one of us having been before. Our evening got off to a good start, with a great location and getting seated quickly. I wasn’t to thrilled with the menu, but thought the chicken and...More

Thank MarthaFromAlabama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosmo was watery and flavorless 12$ and small. Bisquit was good. Shrimp and grits passable but not great. The farme greens in the center were tough to cut or chew. The special side for the night; A spicey potato cake, was visually unappealing and did...More

Thank afrdurham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They're not enough things I could say about this amazing restaurant. We were greeted very warmly and were able to pick our seats. We had a beautiful table where we can look out onto the water. The entire menu is just divine and filled with...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must visit spot if only for its location on the riverfront. Not overly crowded, I would guess it is packed during the high season. We were there for lunch and enjoyed great sandwiches and salads. Our admittedly new waitress left a lot...More

Thank KC R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was as good, service not so great, especially for the cost. I expected more from the service for what we were paying to eat there.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got the fried green tomato appetizer and the fried oyster appetizer and they came with delicious biscuits. The appetizers are large enough for us to share and we didn't need anything else. Britney, our server, was excellent. Everyone is friendly and it is a...More

Thank AnnC576
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Horrible experience. 12 oz ribeye sent back not just once but 3 times and it still came out very raw with a strange purple color.. Just kept taking the same piece of beef and putting it on the same plate with a new garnish hoping...More

Thank cdsmithcpa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for Sunday brunch on a whim. Food was excellent. Cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed or brunch. As in other reviews, service was a bit on the slow side. May behoove the mgrs to have one or two more servers on...More

Thank GwenStudnick
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Alice P
4 July 2016|
Response from Sheryl C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry that I don't know the answer. I would check the restaurant website.
Edythe D
25 October 2015|
Response from Amie H | Property representative |
We do not currently offer crab legs on our menu. We do, however, have excellent lump meat crab cakes.
4 September 2015|
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Response from Amie H | Property representative |
Shorts are just fine. We strive for a casual and relaxed atmosphere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4941
    (Front St)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-514-0033
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