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Great atmosphere!

Great place to hang out for some good local music but hard to find a place to sit! We stood up... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
VickiTyree
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Greenville, North Carolina
Cozy when no live music

The Pelican is a nice cozy bar without big screen TVs where you can actually hear someone talking... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
JourneyDr
,
New Bern, North Carolina
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18 Jun 2018
“Great atmosphere!”
4 Jan 2018
“Cozy when no live music”
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411 Broad St, New Bern, NC 28560-4904
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've seldom ever been mistreated at a bar, but this was one of the few places. Thanks to the bartender Bethany, she ruined our time. Story goes...we came in and found a table with open seating, yet there was a bag on one of the...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Great place to hang out for some good local music but hard to find a place to sit! We stood up while we were there which means we didnt say long :(

Thank VickiTyree
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Pelican is a nice cozy bar without big screen TVs where you can actually hear someone talking, except when they have live music. Both ways are enjoyable. It is not pretentious, but very low key.

Thank JourneyDr
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Located on the outer edge of the historic district, the Pelican is home to locals and visitors. Although visitors may well overlook it without a local recommendation. As part time residents of New Bern, this was our first visit. And what a night to explore...More

Thank MonicaMooresville
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

They had live music, music ended early on a Saturday night,so go early, had very good atmosphere, only cost $1 to get in, I will definitely go again!

Thank 756heidik
Reviewed 18 November 2014

A great bar in downtown New Bern. It draws a friendly and relaxed crowd. Stop in, talk to a new friend and hang out a couple of hours. It's a good time. They sometimes have acoustic music too.

2  Thank osborn987
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Cokes and Cold Beers, Liquor, Beer Steamed Hotdogs with all the fixins, Locals, Live Music, Outdoor seating in the back, private club $1 membership, 21+. Open 12-12 Sun-Thurs and 12-2 Fr and Sat.

1  Thank chefswife252
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