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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (44 reviews)
“salads” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5601
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a light lunch. The menu was small but perfect for us. Had an amazing view. You can sit outside or inside and enjoy the atmosphere.

Thank ragdollzz18
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stop in about every 6 weeks for non crowded Sunday brunch/ relaxing and lovely water views. Order off menu but something for every one

Thank JeffP1_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried to eat here several times. Found out that they are only open Thurs-Saturday so I made plans and had lunch there on a Thursday. The ambiance is a little retro so I liked it walking in. The service was very friendly and the food...More

Thank clloydm
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We waited an hour for our food. Our server forgot our water and never offered coffee refills. The salad had rotten pieces of lettuce in it. We even waited 20 minutes for the bill. The manager said they weren't prepared for the large crowd for...More

Thank Dee C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

There are not many restaurants on the waterfront in New Bern, however, with Lawson's Landing being located in the main Visitors Center building, it is both convenient with parking as well as having a very nice waterfront view. The lunch menu is very good with...More

Thank LeeandKarenK
Reviewed 27 April 2017

They basically serve soup, salad and quiche. The spinach feta quiche was good. I was disappointed they had no seafood or local fish dishes.

1  Thank wilson59604
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Close to where we got off trolley at Tryon Palace. It was pretty, open, Food was served pretty, fresh and filling. Good selection

Thank rnthang
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Nice Setting for lunch before touring Tryon Palace. We have healthy food , salads that were very fresh and well prepared. They even had Champagne by the glass, Will eat here again.

Thank Love_travel_scuba
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We had a very pleasant lunch today as we were driving through New Bern. The service was great as was the caesar salad and bruschetta. We also enjoyed walking through Tryon Place and the brief orientation video. A great spot for lunch.

Thank TheRockyRacoon
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have eaten there twice and had good lunches both times. The service was good. I am gluten free and the had items for me.

Thank charliet371
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
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
Restaurant at the Tryon Palace Historic Center in New Bern, NC
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