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The Flame Catering and Banquet Centre

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2301 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560-4307
+1 252-633-1193
Sun 11:30 - 15:00
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New Bern, North Carolina
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

We come here every Sunday for Brunch. The variety and taste of the food is excellent. The wait staff is excellent as well, especially Tom and Chad.

1 Thank keesies
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2012

We ate here with friends who llive in the area. The place is modest, but the food is really good. So many dishes to choose from and they're all tasty.

1 Thank seamssewlongago
Greenville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

From the moment you begin setting up your catered event with Myra and Jennifer, to the menu choice with Chef Smoke, then actual event with wonderful wait staff like Chad you know you are getting the best any restaurant or Catering Center has to offer.

Thank Moore1209
New Bern, North Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

Always Excellent Food, Excellent Service, Excellent Facility, Top Chef in Area, Top Staff like I wrote in title the Best in the Bern

Thank Tracey252
Cove City, North Carolina
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2010

very pleasant dining experiece - shrimp bisque is excellent - nice atmosphere

1 Thank lwe325
Clayton, North Carolina
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2010

My wife and I used to enjoy going to The Flame when we lived in New Bern. On a recent visit back, we were both very excited about going to eat at an old favorite. As another reviewer stated, the restaurant has moved from the original location into a larger banquet facility next door. When we went there on a... More 

2 Thank Fabfourfan
Upstate NY
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2009

Food was good. Service was good. Would visit again on next trip.

Thank Lazi_boy
North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2009

My husband and I visited the Flame during our travel this past weekend. The food was excellent and the wait staff was pleasant and very attentive. It was near closing, but the food was still hot and flavorful!! We had the added treat of the owner coming out to greet us and to make sure we were pleased! Thanks Chef... More 

Thank heavenlydesign
north carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2009

As we all know, places that have been around for a long time go through their ups and downs. This can either make or break a restaurant especially in this economy. However, the Flame has improved drastically and they are on top again! They moved their restaurant into their banquet facility next door to the original building and it is... More 

Thank lovetoroam_9
New Bern, North Carolina
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2008

We live in New Bern and have dined at the Flame often over the past years. I can see how some reviewers may had been dissapointed in the past but am happy to report that the Flame is once again a great place for an excellent meal! Chef Smoke-who's also the owner has brought in new management, spruced up the... More 

1 Thank NBNC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560-4307
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-633-1193
The Flame is available to cater both on-site at our beautiful banquet center that can hold up to 300 guests or off-site at a venue or location of your choosing! We travel regularly to the following NC towns: New Bern, Jacksonville, Havelock, Newport, Morehead City, Emerald Isle, Swansboro, Greenville, Washington, Kinston and Oriental. Call us! (252) 633-1193. We have event planning office hours Monday - Friday from 9am-5pm. Your dedicated event coordinator will help to create a memorable experience for you and your guests on the most special day of your life up to this point! The Flame Catering has the ability to custom create menus filled with all of your favorite items, the ability to create a "kitchen" at a venue that may not have on-site cooking equipment and a reputation that we're extremely proud of! Every Sunday you can join Chef Smoke for his award winning brunch from 11:30am - 3:00pm! You'll find hand carved prime rib, a saute station, full salad bar and dessert bar as well as a fabulous array of entrees, casseroles and seasoned veggies. Please try to call ahead for reservations for parties of 6 or more. If for some reason you aren't able to reach us on the weekend or after hours please come anyway! Sunday Pricing: $16.95 Adults / $8.95 Children (Age 4-11) New Bern's most popular holiday buffet! Price will vary, please call for details or visit our website. Relax with your family, save yourself time and join us! Reservations ARE required for all holiday buffets.

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