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Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant

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100 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4941 (Front St)
+1 252-514-0033
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We like to visit in the afternoon so we can see the river. On a nice day, sit outside. If you get dessert, be sure to share it. The cake slices are huge!

Thank ffoley1048
Advance, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite in New Bern. Great atmosphere, super service, wonderful food, large portions and the prices are very reasonable. What more would you want?.

Thank William L
Castro Valley, California
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met with a friend who recommended Persimmon for the food, drink and ambiance. We were not disappointed. The weather was lovely so we sat outside. As we couldn't make up our minds on the menu since it was so varied, we chose drinks and hors d'oeuvres and just visited for the first hour. We finally ordered and had 3... More 

Thank Michelle P
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for late lunch. Friendly staff and received wonderful service. Its nice when waitstaff recommends items. Usually a winner. The shrimp and grits were very good, and they also had good wine selection. We wanted to be seated outside on dock but started raining. It was still a good experience at this restaurant.

Thank fireman54Charlotte
New Bern, North Carolina
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten there several times with friends and family for special occasions, its not an every day restaurant for me. The view of the river is great but twice we went the service was lacking. They give fancy names to simple every day southern side dishes so you don't know what it is until you ask! I think a... More 

Thank Dianne N
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live out of town but visited it again with a friend after having a wonderful dinners there on previous visits. Lathaniel was our waiter, and he gave impeccable service. In fact, as we entered the restaurant and were trying to disucss with the hostess where we might sit ( we arrived for early dinner), he smiled and approached us... More 

Thank Vega07
New Bern, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You always have a fabulous meal when you go to Persimmons and the waitstaff is amazing. We celebrated a birthday there today and our waiter made a perfect meal and a perfect view the absolute best. Lathaniel caught on right away about the importance of this birthday to the birthday girl and treated us like Queens. Our lunch was delicious... More 

Thank Debbie W
Elm City, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at Persimmons on Nov 6th. The swordfish entree was cooked perfectly and served with only the sides that I requested. The vegetarian meal for my wife was very good.

Thank chuckm22
New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you go for lunch on Sunday, make sure you have lots of time. LOTS of time. One hour for an appetizer bowl of chips, lunch items came one hour, fifteen minutes after ordered. Good food, but a frustrating wait.

Thank Allen H
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my girlfriend and her 12 yr. old son to this place for Mothers Day 2016 and walked out very unhappy.I could "interpret" this "fancy dancy" they think, menu but there are few people who have lived in the area all their life who could possibly "read" the menu for lunch, even asked to see FMI the evening menu and... More 

Thank B Kaye P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?