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The Bank Bistro & Bar

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216 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4946
+1 252-948-9000
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Greenville, North Carolina
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160 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came back to the Bank Bistro for dinner two nights before Christmas. Since we were a bit early, we stopped at the Wine and Words shop next door and had the wine tasting and bought some wine. So, now we are back at the Bank Bistro. We were all looking forward to the appetizer we had the last time,... More 

Thank jcdtraveler
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224 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sit down relax this is going to be a long review. This was a nightmare to end our year of 2016 thanks to the owner of Grubbs and Bank Bistro. We went to Grubbs for a cocktail before our reservations for 8 o'clock for three at the Bank Bistro. Other than the strong odor at Grubbs the drinks were fine... More 

Thank bonesConnecticut
cary nc
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice romantic dinner here and the food and ambiance were very good. The setting in an old bank building is very nice and formal for the area. The service was very attentive. We had the ahi tuna appetizer, ribeye steak, and salmon. All were well prepared with solid sides.

Thank sturay
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful and so very delicious place to dine in a historic building. This is an old bank with the vault in the center. The painting above the vault is a rendition of how the bank looked in it's era....Their Shrimp and Grits are the best I've ever had. The seafood portions are delicious and seasoned the way they should be.... More 

Thank Leanne S
Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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60 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent Meal. Excellent Service. Almost 5 Stars......The Duck was perfectly prepared and the Thyme Roasted Carrots should have been more plentiful on the plate as they were scrumptious. The portions are well done. The decor was classic. Wait staff attentive and the chef was easy to work with with dietary restrictions. It was nice having beautiful table linens in a... More 

1 Thank EllenHolmes67
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Love The Bank Bistro! From the apps to the filet & shrimp & grits, to the vino! Great place to dine in downtown Washington!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Washington, NC
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great creative, high-end menu at reasonable prices. The food is well prepared and beautifully presented, and the wait staff is attentatively at your service. The owners, Joan and Roger Meyland, are ever present and treat each diner with special attention. They're a special part of the experience. Make a point of introducing yourself. You'll feel like you've known them for... More 

1 Thank New2IBX
Greenville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Fresh fare with a wide variety of choices to suit all palates. Wine selection is awesome, and the chef is fantastic. I have been a few times with friends and family, and the servers and hostesses are attentive and friendly. The owners are fun and quick to make sure that their customers are receiving great service.

Thank goodjuju123
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Wonderful experience! Excellent server, atmosphere and the meal is one of the best I have had, Compliments to the Chief!

Thank Tom P
Washington, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Whether a shopping-lunch, a dinner or Sunday brunch, the cuisine is fresh, with many ingredients sourced from local farms and is delicious. The interior of The Bistro is stylish and inviting, and the bar area is separate from the dining area. The dining area on the front has large windows affording a look outside, the interior room is a bit... More 

2 Thank trishlitchfield

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4946
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 252-948-9000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?