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Lawson's Landing Riverwalk Cafe

529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5601
+1 252-637-9307
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (8 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5601
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful setting, nicely decorated, relaxing view. Staff seemed a bit overwhelmed (Mother’s day). They were not super attentive but we were not ignored either. Menu had good choices just not a lot of choices. We enjoyed our food and we will go back. Because it’s...More

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great local restaurant located inside the NC History Center. It offers both indoor and outdoor dining that overlooks the river. The lunch menu is moderately priced. Ten dollars buys a great lunch and covers the tip. The menu offers quiche, sandwiches, salads, interesting sides and...More

1  Thank gloanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This eatery was recommended by our trolley tour guide and I’m so glad he did. Tucktaway behind the palace this eatery was excellent. Great selection of quiches and Steak and cheese sandwiches. The staff was so friendly and welcoming.

1  Thank Wayne J
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We had lunch at Lawson's during our weekend trip to New Bern. The atmosphere is sunny and pleasant. The food was amazing - I had the best burger I've had in a long time. We happened to be there on a day they were short-staffed...More

Thank newbbrn2017
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My husband and I had Sunday lunch at Lawson's Landing and it was a great spot! We look forward to returning. This cafe is in a great location with beautiful river views (and an inviting terrace overlooking the river that will be great in warmer...More

1  Thank HistoryLover2017
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We finally found this restaurant! I’ve heard about it from the manager of Bakers Kitchen and others but had not eaten there until last Saturday. Really nice selection and service.

Thank KarenMGardenGrove
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We were visiting Tryon Palace's Free Day and went to the Visitor Center to see the Quilt display. We noticed the cafe and decided to have lunch. We had a nice view of the river and the food was great! Everything on the menu sounded...More

1  Thank DMKirk
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My husband and I had Sunday brunch at Lawson's with 5 other friends. The service was excellent and our bottomless mimosa glasses were never empty! The food was well prepared and delicious. Best of all is the outdoor seating where your furry friends are welcome.

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We sat outside on the deck overlooking the water. The menu was varied and the dishes were beautifully presented. Everything was delicious! I had quiche with a balsamic vinegar glaze and tiramisu. This is attached to the N.C. History Center making it very convenient for...More

Thank janice s
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Located inside the Visitors Center as a part of the Tryon Palace experience, the three of us found this to be the best overall place where we dined. Comfortable seats along with excellent food. The chef visited our table. Before going, a local stated to...More

1  Thank llcoolj2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5601
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-637-9307
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