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The Bank Bistro & Bar

216 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4946
+1 252-948-9000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
216 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4946
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Reviews (102)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a laid back restaurant serving local southern food. Their focus is service not volume. They were out of a few items the night we went but the server was very apologetic and offered other great choices. They had a unique cocktail menu and...More

Thank CloseToHomeblog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bank Bistro is wonderful. As out-of-towners, we love to try places recommended by locals, which is how we found our way here. We were at The Bank Bistro midweek and were able to get seated right away. There was a steady stream of patrons...More

Thank SamNClyde
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Bank Bistro is in an old converted bank. Looks very upscale but menu is reasonable and bar is a great place to try a fancy cocktail. Great weekly specials

Thank R. C
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This location ls located in an old bank building. I have eaten dinner here two nights in a row now and both times the meal was fabulous. The menu is not large but it is varied and area friendly. Nice liquor and wine selection. Service...More

Thank Michael H
Joan M, Owner at The Bank Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Lovely restaurant located in downtown Washington, on the waterfront. It is in an historic building that was once a bank. Beautifully decorated with food to match. The eggs benedict was delightful and my favorite part of the meal was perhaps the thick toast that was...More

Thank Gina W
Joan M, Owner at The Bank Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Bank Bistro!

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We went to The Bank for Valentines Day and we very pleased. The food was outstanding and we enjoyed the service. It's always a good sign when you see the owner personally involved. We ordered the beekeeper salmon, a ribeye and shrimp and grits after...More

1  Thank BenRunkle1855
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Vault Bar is awesome and the food is always great! Brunch is always fun and dinners are wonderful.

1  Thank skreiddc
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious and wonderful service. If you want dinner or brunch in an elegant setting, go to this fine restaurant!! Liz

1  Thank LizPartrick
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was a dinner with a family member that ended up being a reunion of friends for great appetizers and wine. Enjoyed the friendly waitress we had and the wine choices were delicious, we had the Kenwood Pinot Noir. The owner, Joan, was there, and...More

1  Thank goodjuju123
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Love The Bank Bistro & Bar! Order the tuna app or the cheese board. Love the creative cocktails or my fav is Block Nine Pinot Noir. Entrees are always on point! Best local fine dining in our beautiful town of Washington!

1  Thank Andrea P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4946
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 252-948-9000
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