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216 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4946
+1 252-948-9000
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11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Mount Vernon, Illinois
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403 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 is fast and very friendly. The bar is set up in front of the old... More 

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Thank Michael H
Zebulon, North Carolina
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 served with butter and a delightful grape jelly! We will return for another meal!

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Thank Gina W
Greenville, North Carolina
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 having a cheese board and cocktails. The selection of cheese was excellent and the drinks... More 

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1 Thank BenRunkle1855
Washington, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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

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1 Thank skreiddc
Raleigh NC
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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

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1 Thank LizPartrick
Greenville, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 very good to us and her staff. We will be back for the excellent cheese... More 

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1 Thank goodjuju123
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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!

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1 Thank Andrea P
Cary, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This was our wedding anniversary night out. It was our first visit to Little Washington. The restaurant is well layed out and decorated. The owner worked to take our the sound resonance that you usually experience in an older building like this. The menu was a great variety with a very solid wine list. The server, Montana, was a little... More 

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1 Thank MuchTraveled49
Kernersville, North Carolina
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We stopped for an after dinner glass of wine and dessert. My creme brûlée was fabulous. Service at the bar was friendly and prompt.

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1 Thank amyjof3
Greenville, North Carolina
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182 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We came back to the Bank Bistro for dinner two nights before Christmas. Since we were a bit early, we stopped at the Wine and Words shop next door and had the wine tasting and bought some wine. So, now we are back at the Bank Bistro. We were all looking forward to the appetizer we had the last time,... More 

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1 Thank jcdtraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?