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The Flame Catering and Banquet Centre

2301 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560-4307
+1 252-633-1193
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  • Very good10%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2301 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560-4307
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

They were the caters that was used at the Convention Center when we had our Rotary District Conference. Food was excellent and the only thing that I would suggest is: at buffets, especially where you are serving hor d'oeuvres the food needs to be labeled,...More

Thank channingway
Reviewed 19 January 2015

I heard from several co-workers that Flame was the best caterer in the area so I was excited to hear that they would be catering the USMC Birthday Ball in New Bern. What I wasn't prepared for was how absolutely terrible it would be. The...More

2  Thank Wanderlustlove22
Reviewed 29 September 2014

had heard a lot about this Sunday brunch went today plenty of food price reasonable bring your church bulletin for a fifteen percent discount. Food was ok nothing exceptional but plenty to eat and to choose from. Expected much more. Traveled from Oriental NC just...More

1  Thank Tony S
Reviewed 17 June 2014

The Flame is only open on Sundays. It's a good family buffet for after church on Sundays. There are always plenty of choices from salads to desserts. It's a good comfort food experience. Make reservations for special Sundays like Mother's Day, Easter, they fill up...More

1  Thank grrrlynda
Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

I wanted to advise if you plan to enjoy their buffet you must call in advance. We enjoyed the Easter buffet very much and planned to return for Mother's Day. The morning of The Flame publishes a large ad in the Sun Journal...reservations are required....More

1  Thank Dennis1952
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Previously have enjoyed the extensive Sunday buffet which has a generous assortment of choices, and so reasonably priced.

Thank Camperjonjon
Reviewed 5 April 2013

The shrimp bisque is to DIE for. The food is a fancy twist on southern NC favorites. My family and I go for every holiday, and everybody is always so excited for it! Chef Smoke always comes out to get to know his customers, and...More

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 2 March 2013

The Salvation Army had the pleasure of enjoying the high-quality food and cozy goodness of The Flame more than a year ago and I remember the food being REALLY good!

1  Thank RoadDog908
Reviewed 24 December 2012

It is a great fancy place to go to eat,Cute waiter named Dakota, Nice manager named Tom.great food,great friendly service.I hope you like this place.

Thank kaitlynn s
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Been here several times for banquets and it is greasy flavorless standard banquet fair. Would never go out of my way to book this for any event.

2  Thank TwinsPlus2More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560-4307
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-633-1193
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The Flame is available to cater both on-site at our beautiful banquet center that can hold up to 300 guests or off-site at a venue or location of your choosing! We travel regularly to the following NC towns: New Bern, Jacksonville, Havelock, Newport, Morehead City, Emerald Isle, Swansboro, Greenville, Washington, Kinston and Oriental. Call us! (252) 633-1193. We have event planning office hours Monday - Friday from 9am-5pm. Your dedicated event coordinator will help to create a memorable experience for you and your guests on the most special day of your life up to this point! The Flame Catering has the ability to custom create menus filled with all of your favorite items, the ability to create a "kitchen" at a venue that may not have on-site cooking equipment and a reputation that we're extremely proud of! Every Sunday you can join Chef Smoke for his award winning brunch from 11:30am - 3:00pm! You'll find hand carved prime rib, a saute station, full salad bar and dessert bar as well as a fabulous array of entrees, casseroles and seasoned veggies. Please try to call ahead for reservations for parties of 6 or more. If for some reason you aren't able to reach us on the weekend or after hours please come anyway! Sunday Pricing: $16.95 Adults / $8.95 Children (Age 4-11) New Bern's most popular holiday buffet! Price will vary, please call for details or visit our website. Relax with your family, save yourself time and join us! Reservations ARE required for all holiday buffets.
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