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Lawson's Landing Riverwalk Cafe

529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5601
+1 252-637-9307
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (43 reviews)
“quiche” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5601
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

My husband and I had Sunday brunch at Lawson's with 5 other friends. The service was excellent and our bottomless mimosa glasses were never empty! The food was well prepared and delicious. Best of all is the outdoor seating where your furry friends are welcome.

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We sat outside on the deck overlooking the water. The menu was varied and the dishes were beautifully presented. Everything was delicious! I had quiche with a balsamic vinegar glaze and tiramisu. This is attached to the N.C. History Center making it very convenient for...More

Thank janice s
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Located inside the Visitors Center as a part of the Tryon Palace experience, the three of us found this to be the best overall place where we dined. Comfortable seats along with excellent food. The chef visited our table. Before going, a local stated to...More

Thank llcoolj2017
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Great view of the Trent river, from both inside and out. Good menue with changing varieties. Connects to the History center.

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was the perfect brunch place for our group! We were seated quickly by a friendly staff. The menu had so many great sounding items it was hard to choose. Highly recommend the eggs benedict with balsamic reduction and bananas foster french toast. The prices...More

Thank JackieWheel
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I have been here a few times and the food is always good - especially the quiche - and service always friendly.

Thank MariefromNC
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Bruch was great the Sunday that we were here. The shrimp and grits were so good that my husband ordered a second helping and the cook came out to ask if the second helping was as good as the first! This place is worth it!

Thank glu4u
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We enjoyed a lovely lunch with generous sandwiches and fruit. While the restaurant is fine for lunch, they told us they have a dinner menu. I think this location would feel like a diner for dinner. Looked at the menu and it was very limited.

Thank Travelin' Gal R
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a light lunch. The menu was small but perfect for us. Had an amazing view. You can sit outside or inside and enjoy the atmosphere.

Thank ragdollzz18
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We stop in about every 6 weeks for non crowded Sunday brunch/ relaxing and lovely water views. Order off menu but something for every one

Thank JeffP1_13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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
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