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Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant

100 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4941
+1 252-514-0033
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“diver scallops” (19 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (22 reviews)
“fish tacos” (45 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4941
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went here based on other reviews and we were not disappointed. The localy sourced food and fresh off the boat seafood is wonderful. Based on a recommendation by our waiter I had the swordfish which was great and my wife had the diver scallops...More

Thank 545Ronald
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They believe their own press. Slow service, high prices, overly fancy food for eastern NC. Great river view, though...

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came through New Bern on business and opted to drive a bit extra to try Persimmons. This may be one of the finest decisions of my food life. From the gorgeous location on the water with 300 degree views and the perfectly decorated interior to...More

Thank Josh D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited again last week with friends for lunch. Menu pretty extensive for lunch— wait staff very helpful Squash soup and beet salad both refreshing on a hot day. Catfish tacos were very good as were the fried green tomatoes. Home brewed coffee rated very highly...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sooo, I just tried this restaurant today and I have to say unfortunately, it was underwhelming. To start, it’s in a great location with wonderful views. But the food is hardly anything to write home about and it’s over priced for the taste. The brunch...More

1  Thank bnmcclen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wentt on a Saturday night. It was extremely packed, mostly tourists. We used to really like the crab dip. Creamy, cheese, great chips. This time we were very disappointed. Burned tortilla chips, the crab dip was bland, laced good flavor, and why is it...More

Thank Linn I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous view, food was good. Not a very big menu variety. Cocktail prices were a bit high but overall a great place for a good meal

Thank garyleeb2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went at lunch time and it wasn’t crowded. The waitress was very nice and explained everything about the food and the area. The view is very nice. We ate inside at the tables. One side was chairs and the other side of the table was...More

Thank DianeB730
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was great. There was a group of us. So we got to try each other lunch. Brussels sprouts in honey bourbon sauce with pork belly over the top. Oyster salad was excellent too. The view is just beautiful on the water. Had a...More

Thank octopi47
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this restaurant. The fried green tomato appetizer was the best we've had anywhere. The shrimp and grits had salsa with it, which I did not think added to the flavor of the dish, so I just ate around it. Fish and chips were...More

Thank connieherringdine
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Alice P
4 July 2016|
Response from Sheryl C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry that I don't know the answer. I would check the restaurant website.
Edythe D
25 October 2015|
Response from Amie H | Property representative |
We do not currently offer crab legs on our menu. We do, however, have excellent lump meat crab cakes.
4 September 2015|
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Response from Amie H | Property representative |
Shorts are just fine. We strive for a casual and relaxed atmosphere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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