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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” (10 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (19 reviews)
“fish tacos” (42 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
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

We had not been back in 2 years because the food was average, over priced and there are better choices in New Bern. We heard there is a new chef so we gave it another try. Shared the brussel sprouts as an appetizer. They were...More

Thank Teddi T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were passing thru town and stopped for lunch and wanted to be on the water. Was a very rainy blah day and we wanted a view. Table for two by the window. Persimmons did not disappoint. What a beautiful view. A very attentive knowledgeable...More

Thank harks
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is supposed to be an upscale restaurant? It's more like a TGIF's with a view. While the decor and food tries to elevate the restaurant the service reduces this place to a below average experience. There were 4 of us... 1 local and 3...More

Thank FTpoor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to dinner with 2 other couples. Before I critique the dinner let me say that this restaurant is more expensive than some of the restaurants I use to go to in Manhattan, NY. My wife and I ordered Shrimp & Grits, bad mistake. Shrimp...More

Thank haightbi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Persimmons is an upscale restaurant located on the waterfront in New Bern, with views of the bridge that crosses the river and some pretty spectacular boats are docked beside the restaurant. On our way home from a girls weekend at the beach, (7) of us...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hanger steak was cooked perfectly, as I prefer a a rare steak, not often you find a chef capable of cooking a rare steak, as odd as that sounds. The tartar was delicious fresh and flavorful. My husband got the pork belly hamburger which he...More

Thank Lina T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a road trip, my wife and I stopped in New Bern for lunch. We picked this place after asking for recommendations by locals. Wow, we’re glad we did. We were seated outside at a waterfront table so our mid day view was superb. We...More

Thank Hank H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully situated by the waterfront, a big and nice outdoor area Persimmons have set high ambitions for their menu, sourcing locally - fresh and sound primary products. The menu is limited, and a bit pricey. The 7 ounce ribeye I ordered was good and tender,...More

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner. The lightly-breaded calamari appetizer was like no other - very tasty, with olives and veggies and more than enough for four to share. It was so delicious and plentiful that I could have eaten it as my main course! Persimmons...More

Thank JeannieBeenie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our cousin out to dinner in New Bern where she lives. It was close to her home and had a good reputation so we tried it. They have a new chef so we were interested to see the difference. The meals were fantastic....More

Thank Gwen R
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Alice P
3 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
24 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.
3 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
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 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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