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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
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you haven't had a fantastic meal, I Recommend dining at persimmons. They truly make fine dining an experience! Chef Antonio can make a perfect steak if you're still on the hunt for THE perfect steak. I'll definitely be going back!

Thank Melissa H
Raleigh, North Carolina
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been hoping Persimmons would be great from the beginning. We stopped going over a year ago due to very poor service and so-so food.We tried them recently and while the service was a bit slow it was much better than the past and the food also has improved. We will go back in hopes they are on the... More 

Thank M1328
New Jersey
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the best restaurants in New Bern by far. The food was fresh and delicious and the service was top notch. I great place for lunch or a romantic dinner with outstanding views of across the water. Outside dining available as well.

Thank Karen554
Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived, traveled, and dined the world over, we can easily say this is one of our favorite restaurants -- and it's right here in New Bern! Persimmons is an unexpected culinary gem in a small coastal town. The chef, Antonio Campolio, is simply wonderful. He works with fresh, seasonal, and locally-sourced ingredients to create a delicious dining experience. The... More 

Thank Blondie385
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to lunch here with hubby on his business trip. Very open, beautifully decorated restaurant right on the water. Too bad we were here in winter or the patio would have been awesome! Very Friendly service and wonderful food. We got the homemade salt and vinegar potato chips with blue cheese dressing dipping sauce and they were so good! I... More 

Thank Littlewinelova
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating birthday weekend with my wife and my friends who live here and they recommended this place as an option. We went for dinner and then again for lunch the next day. Ask for a table next to the window at the far end of the restaurant or either outside on the deck if the weather is nice. The food... More 

Thank reboyd
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This wonderful slice of heaven was just perfect on a snowy day. Tomato basil soup paired with half a Rueben... delicious! The ambiance here coupled with views of the river and bridges is just divine. The staff at Persimmons very welcoming and very knowledgeable of their menu and libations. I frequent here every chance I get. No matter what the... More 

Thank 1lit1spd
Pikeville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I decided on Persimmons for dinner when in town for the Neuse River Bridge Run. The staff were very friendly and the view from the dining area was awesome! Our meal started with warm french bread with local honey...wow! We also ordered the crispy Brussel sprout starter which was ridiculous! These were the best Brussel sprouts we... More 

Thank 2Bares
Ahoskie, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with a large group, which I know is a challenge, but serving Fish and Chips, then taking 10-15 minutes before bringing anyone else food, was not courteous. Others at our table were trying to wait, but we insisted they eat because cold fish and chips, just are not good. It actually took over 25 minutes from the time some... More 

Thank Terry428
Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying next door at the Marriott Courtyard, this was our obvious choice for dinner. Drinks in the bar first, entertained by a very friendly bar tender who said he was new at the job. He did fine! We had a window table for dinner and our server was Brittney. I had the trout entree, my wife had the NY Strip... More 

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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$10 - US$40
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
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?