Where Locals Eat

From fine dining to small cafes, find out the best places to eat in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

City of New Bern

Apply for a Street Cafe Permit & Eat in the Street

In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of New Bern has amended its ordinance to allow for street cafes.  This concept aims to help restaurants citywide in their economic recovery from Coronavirus and allow them more room to serve patrons during the State of North Carolina’s Phase 2 reopening, while also exercising stringent …

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Takehout for Healthcare Heroes

Takeout for Healthcare Heroes

In an email that CarolinaEast’s CEO, Ray Leggett, sent to the entire staff last week addressing the COVID-19 cases now present in our communities, he ended the message by saying, Thank you for being HEROES!!! In response to Mr. Leggett’s email and this tragic COVID-19 pandemic, The CarolinaEast Foundation is launching the Take Out for …

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Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant

New Bern’s Restaurants are Open after making adjustments to Governor’s Order

We called every restaurant in New Bern to find out how they’re adjusting their business model to adhere to the North Carolina Governor’s Order related to COVID-19. Here’s a list of the restaurants that we were able to talk to. If your favorite restaurant is not on the list, they are either temporarily closed or …

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New Bern Elks BBQ Ribs

The Big Game and BBQ Spare Ribs: A Great combination to Benefit Veterans

For the tenth consecutive year, New Bern Elks Lodge # 764 will be selling BBQ pork spareribs, hot off the grill, just in time for Super Bowl LIV on Sunday, February 2. This year’s sale will take place on Saturday, February 1 at the Simmons Street Piggly Wiggly, 1208 Simmons Street, in New Bern, from …

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Waterfront Christmas by Victor Montgomery

New Bern Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Here’s a list of Restaurants that will be open in the greater New Bern area on Christmas Eve (CE) and/or Christmas Day (CD). Please note the abbreviations next to their names as to what days they will be open. Also, some restaurants may require a reservation or are closing early on Christmas Eve, so call …

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Baker's Kitchen

New Bern Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

If you’re looking for somewhere to eat on Thanksgiving Day, the following restaurants will be open. – Baker’s Kitchen, 227 Middle St., 637-0304 – Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant and Pub, 415 S. Front St., 635-0322 – Carolina Grill, 998 Hwy 70 E., 634-3456 – The Country Biscuit, 809 Broad St., 252-638-5151 – Half Time Pub and Grill, …

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Coastal Women's Forum

Join the Coastal Women’s Forum for Networking and Dinner

The Coastal Women’s Forum will hold its next evening meeting on Tuesday, December 3 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Chelsea Restaurant in New Bern. Informal networking will begin at 5:30 p.m. The meeting cost, which includes a buffet dinner, is $22 for members and $27 for visitors. This year’s CWF President’s Charity …

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River Bend Community Day

River Bend Community Day

The Annual River Bend Community Day will be on October 26, 2019. Many, many yard/garage sales, Red Caboose Library Book Sale and The River Bend Garden Club Bake Sale (outside of the library). Lists of sales and maps of the town will be given out to “buyers/visitors” to the town at PierPoint development. It will be …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for October 3, 2019

Episode 126 Connecting you with our community as we talk about the people, places, and the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Nighttrippin’! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City …

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