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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%
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247 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560-2153
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends. Menu split between apps, small plates, and large plates. Very attentive waiter. Drinks were good, salads, scallops, tuna, and short rib entrees were fabulous. Homemade cake and coffee topped off an unforgettable and relaxed meal.

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 21 October 2017

AMAZING food- never a meal you'd find anywhere else! Great for special occasions and bringing friends from out of town. Such a treat to eat here! Atmosphere is the best!

Thank Alisha M
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Not over priced. Great flavors off a manageable-sized menu. Great service & clean ingredient foods. Easy to visit with friends. Great place.

Thank GrammieSammie
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We had just checked out of our hotel on a Sunday and decided to look for a place for a late breakfast or early lunch. As we drove slowly around New Bern, we noted people entering this restaurant which opened at 11. So, we decided...More

Thank freemom
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6 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.
6 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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