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247 Craven

247 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560-2153
+1 252-635-1879
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“strawberry cake” (15 reviews)
“arugula salad” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
247 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560-2153
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went here for dinner tonight. We ordered three dishes to share, and was not disappointed! The food was delicious, and fresh! We had scallops, cured ham with asparagus, and an amazing mushroom risotto. Service was also wonderful, attentive, and friendly. We...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is fresh and locally sourced as much as possible. Good wine list, attentive waitstaff. Had the salmon that was perfectly cooked. Our favorite in New Bern.

Thank Ecarp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

247 reminds me of a French cafe. The place is small and has a nice bar. They have a hefty selection of wine and beer in addition to liquor. Each of us had a cheeseburger prepared differently. The chef got it right with well done,...More

Thank Chazmanian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, excellent service! Fantastic for special occasion dining. This was for Valentine's Day. Enjoyed immensley by both of us!

Thank lindawalts46
Reviewed 27 December 2017

A small local spot just one block off the main shopping street offering home-style southern cooking. The menu is rather limited but supplemented with daily specials. I had the special potatoe and sausage soup, a hamburger patty with gravy sandwich, and French fries ... all...More

Thank rca2011
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Acting on a recommendation for a local area business person we made reservations for my wife’s birthday dinner. Absolutely every part of the recommendation we received was spot on. Staff were welcoming and attentive. Selection of meals and drink was perfect to our likes. The...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We’ve had lunch here a few times and I usually get the burger. It’s good and there are some interesting toppings to choose from. This is a small space and it has a very limited menu but what they do is pretty good. Their pimento...More

Thank Tracey L
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The chef has a flair for imaginative takes and tasty execution of traditional restaurant fare. The result is honest good food. The wine selection is nicely selected and moderately priced. The restaurant is small so reservations are well advised. The decor is plain with ladder...More

Thank The3ofus60614
Reviewed 17 December 2017

This is not my first review of 247 Craven and will not likely be my last. Ashley and crew do a wonderful job of making every customer feel as if they are special in a very personal way. The service is perfect. The food is...More

Thank DouginOriental
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visited rather late (almost 9 pm) on a rainy Friday night based on a "locals" recommendation. The restaurant isn't huge and was fairly full, but we walked right in an got a table. Nice selection of wines and local beers. The menu wasn't big...More

Thank Andy C
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7 September 2015|
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Response from Carscott | Reviewed this property |
Visit their Facebook page and you'll see updated info and menus there.
7 September 2015|
Response from FloridaKnippBay | Reviewed this property |
They don't post their menu because it's almost a farm to table restaurant. The menu changes so often based on what they can get fresh...when we were there I had the best caprese with pickled ginger and arugula. It was really... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560-2153
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-635-1879
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