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Lawson's Landing Riverwalk Cafe

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529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5601
+1 252-637-9307
09:00 - 14:00
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New Bern, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have eaten there twice and had good lunches both times. The service was good. I am gluten free and the had items for me.

Thank charliet371
Jacksonville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Be sure to try this wonderful eating experience.Somewhat hidden at the info building,worth finding. Delicious choices,extremely fair pricing,very special staff. We found this gem on our first trip and have since made an effort to go back often.Best hamburger,and homemade soup! Yum!

Thank goldensailor5
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Bright, sunny, clean, spacious dining room with, weather permitting, outside seating at The History Center near Tryon Palace in New Bern, NC. Service was quick and friendly, with drinks and complimentary chips and hummus brought to the table right away. There were many choices on the reasonably priced menu. We all ordered chicken salad sandwiches, but different ways. The chicken... More 

Thank Gail W
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Very chic atmosphere and great coffee. The staff is very friendly and the view is wonderful. I stumbled on the cafe while my husband and I were in the Museum. We did not eat there but on a return visit I most certainly would.

Thank Heather S
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Lawson's landing is tucked away and a little hard to find. How wonderful it was once we were there. The view is tremendous. The food was so delicious and the service (Chris) was friendly and personable. Will definitely be going back.

Thank kathryn c
Loveland, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and I stopped by for a late night treat. The desert menu wasn't great. They carried deserts baked locally which I thought was a great idea. We had a raspberry vanilla cake and it must have been 1/4 of the whole cake! It was delicious from the frosting to the final crumb. The restaurant was busy and it... More 

Thank rmeminloveland
Gibbstown, New Jersey
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for brunch before touring the gardens at Tryon Palace. The service was good and quick but unfortunately our meals were fairly cold when they arrived. The flavor however was very good and I liked the untraditional twist on the Eggs Benedict (caprese)

Thank Briggits
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We were one of four tables at the time of our visit, each only two people. We overheard the waitress apologize to two of the other tables, one for slow service and another for lukewarm food. We also received apologies--one for slow service and another because my husband's order was incorrect. Additionally, we had to ask for a fork for... More 

Thank Sondra H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My family enjoyed this restaurant. The service and atmosphere was great. If we lived closer, we would definitely be back. Great spot for vegans and meat eaters alike.

Thank Amanda P
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to New Bern and Lawson's Landing! As the name states it is on the Riverwalk and the Breakfast view was spectacular. We sat in plush chairs by the panoramic windows. The food and service were excellent. The server shared sight seeing tips with us that really paid off. Great atmosphere and pleasant surprise!

Thank TravelinDebs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5601
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-637-9307
Restaurant at the Tryon Palace Historic Center in New Bern, NC

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