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US$4 - US$10
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American, Cafe, Contemporary
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Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

Just visited New Bern. Stopped here for an mocha iced coffee. Excellent. I didn’t try the yummy pastries, but they looked great. Inside us one of the sweetest coffee shops I have seen in my many travels. Definitely a destination. Walk along the river walk...too.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 October 2020 via mobile

This is a really cool coffee shop that offers many great food and drink choices. Their lattes taste amazing and they have home made breads and pies. We had the ham egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches and they were really good. The salty caramel latte...was amazing! The baristas are very friendly and they have games in the back room for entertainment. Plenty of outdoor seating outside and a good amount of seating inside. Highly recommended if you're in the area or about to head out on a flight since it's near the airport!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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BoardingPass260313, Owner at Crema Brew, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2020

We really appreciate your taking the time to leave us a review!!! We have been open a year and a half and enjoy connecting with each of you! Have a great flight and thank you again!!!

Reviewed 25 September 2020

We like returning to Crema Brew, and are glad that they are weathering the storm. Today we got a Heavenly Chicken Salad, Thai Chicken and Rice Soup with bread, a mocha frappe, and a vanilla bean frappe. We appreciate the eco-friendly paper straws that maintain...their form, though we took the plastic frappe cups and plastic utensils home to re-use, or recycle. The food was prepared efficiently and quickly by friendly staff, and we chose to dine-in, though there's plenty of room outside. COVID guidelines are in place here. Tasty food, we'll be back. We've had the baked good before, though not today, and they are really yummy. Park on the street, or in an adjacent parking lot. We used a gift card today for payment. They have a s welcoming atmosphere.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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BoardingPass260313, Owner at Crema Brew, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2020

Thank you kindly, Mr. Russell, for leaving us a kind review. We really appreciate your taking the time to share your recommendation. Have a blessed day!!

Reviewed 21 June 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed the outdoor cafe for a quick brunch. All coffee reports were good. They were out of ham causing egg and cheese bagelwiches to be the meal. They did have some good looking bakery items though. All in all we enjoyed our little meal...in a cozy neighborhood.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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BoardingPass260313, Owner at Crema Brew, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2020

Thank you, Ms. Debora, for coming into Crema Brew. We are so sorry that we are out of ham; it is due to Sysco not being able to deliver it presently (due to the vendor being shut down due to covid). We anticipate getting our...More

Reviewed 5 May 2020 via mobile

We have visited Crema Brew since they opened downtown. I was so exited to have an amazing coffee shop in one of my favorite towns. The coffee is incredible and they offer an extensive menu. We have had the coffees, teas (both hot and iced)...as well as the baked goods. If you are a true coffee fan, you will instantly know you are in the right place. Please consider going in and supporting local as opposed to the chains up the road. Crema Brew is better in all ways. The staff is so sweet and know what they are doing. I hope they continue to thrive here. Thank you for all you do!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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BoardingPass260313, Owner at Crema Brew, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2020

Thank you, Ms. Kathy, for your kind recommendation of our shop...it is so very appreciated and encouraging! We hope to continue serving each of you our best!!

Reviewed 17 April 2020

We have visited many times and never been disappointed. The owners and workers are amazing.....always a smile and encouraging word. We have had different teas, coffees and iced drinks....all done to perfection. Everything we have tried in the bake shop is delicious!, Highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2020
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BoardingPass260313, Owner at Crema Brew, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2020

Thank you so much, Ms. Wendy, for your kind words of affirmation. It is very appreciated at all times, but especially now. Blessings on you and yours!!!

Reviewed 20 March 2020

Our first time here for my wife, and me, but definitely not the last! Thanks to Crema Brew for staying open without curtailing hours during the Caronavirus debacle. Despite no indoor dining, there was regular traffic. People love this place! We waited until Friday to...use my wife's gift card because she wanted to try the Soup of the Day - Clam Chowder, and it did not disappoint! We both had the Heavenly Chicken Salad sandwich on homemade bread, plus I had a mocha frappe, and shoo fly pie. My wife also had a bag of chips. The Heavenly Chicken Salad lived up to it's name. Not over-mayonized so you could actually taste it, and the fresh cut grapes in it were a sweet surprise. Cherry tomatoes on the side are a nice touch, too. The Shoo Fly Pie was better than my own, which is soupier, while Crema Brew's is superior. The mocha frappe... where to I begin? It was so good that I licked the inside of the rim after slurping out every last droplet with the eco-friendly sturdy paper straw. It came with whipped cream on the top, and a circular drizzle of chocolate sauce on that. In addition to the eco-friendly straws, there is no styrofoam, and there's a bike stand for bicyclists. The staff is genuinely friendly, and works well together. The interior and exterior are both very clean. Like most other eateries, no indoor eating at this time, BUT there is outdoor eating at the Crema Brew-provided tables and chairs. No smoking at the tables. How pleasant! Being such a nice day, we ate outside, enjoying the relaxing outdoor dining option after waiting a very short time inside to pick up our order in eco-friendly packaging. Help yourself to sturdy plastic utensils (we brought ours home for further use) and condiments near the take-out area. Conveniently located at a popular intersection, there is parking on three sides, both street, and a lot. Our food was SO good that we went back inside a second time to check out the bakery products. We ended up getting three cookies, and a lemon bar for us, and out two children who are taking school from home. I sent a picture of a lemon bar to my daughter and asked if she'd liked one. "Yes!" was the immediate answer. Who could resist that picture?? We also bought chocolate chip cookies for my son and me, and a grandma's cookie for my wife. They're huge. Each one was individually packed is it's own mini-bag, and all four were put in an paper bag. None were mushed, or mishandled. All arrived home intact. All food preperation here is done with love and care. A calm, yet vibrant atmosphere. Avail yourself of the on-site bakery for larger order takeouts. Call ahead, pick up, take home (or work if you want to be more popular!), and enjoy. No steps, so a wheelchair can make it to the door, but someone will have to open it by hand. Cash, or credit. Find them on facebook. Checkers can be played in one of the dining areas.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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BoardingPass260313, Owner at Crema Brew, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2020

What an over-the-top response...wowzer!!!! Very appreciated and grateful for your taking the time to leave such a generous review!!!!!

Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

Stop! Seriously. You must try this coffeehouse. Their coffee is fantastic and the vibe is exactly what you would want from a downtown shop. The owners are very sweet and welcoming. I always look for a local coffee shop when I travel and judge the...town based on the local shop. This honestly made me want to move here!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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BoardingPass260313, Owner at Crema Brew, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2020

Ms. Rebekah, sooo glad you love New Bern and that you also love Crema Brew. We welcome you anytime and hope you literally do move here!!! :)

Reviewed 5 March 2020 via mobile

This business has been open just a year but what a great place to enjoy coffee and conversation. Staff is awesome. Coffee and pastries and homemade sandwiches are really good.

Date of visit: March 2020
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BoardingPass260313, Owner at Crema Brew, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2020

Thank you, Mr. Tom, for dropping by and your kind endorsement...very appreciated!!!

Reviewed 30 November 2019 via mobile

Convienent and welcoming. Great variety of drinks, homemade goodies and lunch offerings. Always greeted with a smile.

Date of visit: November 2019
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BoardingPass260313, Owner at Crema Brew, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2020

Thanks, Mr. Tim, for kindly reviewing our shop. Our customers mean the world to us and we truly desire each one to be welcomed and satisfied!!!

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