New Bern



Bay Leaf Restaurant
309 Middle Street, Unit 6
Tel: 1 (252) 638-5323

Authentic Indian Cuisine.


Brantley's Village Restaurant
900 Broad Street 
Tel: 1 (252) 249-3509

Country cooking in a family-style restaurant including homemade soups and desse

Captain Ratty's Seafood & Steakhouse
202 Middle Street 
Tel: 1 (252) 633-2088

Seafood restaurant and steakhouse. Kids menu available. Rooftop seating is open when weather permits.


Broad Street Grill
802 Broad Street 
Tel: 1 (252) 249-2707

Creative American cuisine with specialty pizzas and seasonal fresh-grilled seafood and steaks. Outdoor cafe tables available - weather permitting.

Carolina Bagel & Deli Company
Village Square
3601 Trent Rd.  
Tel: 1 (252) 636-0133

Home of the "Carolina Breakfast." Carolina Bagel makes their bagels from scratch all day, every day. They also serve a variety of breakfast and lunch items, pastries and muffins.


M&M's Cafe
205 S. Water Street 
Tel: 1 (252) 249-2000

M&M's Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and is located near the water, offering outside dining. Known for its seafood and steaks, M&M's also serves pastas, rack of lamb, lobster and soft-shell crabs.

The Chelsea
335 Middle St.

Tel: 1 (252) 637-5469

This historic structure built in 1912 was formerly a drug store, owned by the inventor of Pepsi-Cola. The Chelsea serves "New American Cuisine" and is open for lunch and dinner. They feature fresh seafood, center-cut beef, pasta, salads and more.


Oriental Harbor Deli & Bistro
516 S. Water Street 
Tel: 1 (252) 249-0550 

The Oriental Harbor Deli & Bistro offers outdoor dining under shady umbrellas overlooking a 120-slip marina. Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Christoph's Restaurant & Lounge
100 Middle St.

Tel: 1 (252) 638-3585

Located in the downtown Hilton Hotel, Christoph's Restaurant overlooks the Trent River and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Christoph's specializes in fresh seafood and steaks and is the only waterfront dining experience in New Bern. Christoph's Lounge offers live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights.


The Bean
304 Hodges Street  
Tel: 1 (252) 249-4918

The Bean serves a full menu of coffee drinks, frozen drinks, ice cream, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, muffins and other baked goods. Free Wi-Fi is available for customers.

The Cow Cafe
319 Middle St.

Tel: 1 (252) 672-9269

This fun cow-themed establishment serves home-made ice-cream as well as lunch varieties like BBQ, chicken, burgers, salads and more. A must visit for kids.


Steamer Restaurant & Tavern
401 Broad Street  
Tel: 1 (252) 249-3557

Fresh seafood, specialty pasta dishes and homemade desserts are just some of the things that the Steamer Restaurant & Tavern are known for. Open nightly for dinner and lunch on friday, saturday and sunday. There's also a full service bar and live entertainment in season.

El Cerro Grande
2305 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Blvd.

Tel: 1 (252) 638-8938

Mexican restaurant serving daily lunch specials, combination dinners, vegetarian dishes, salads, nachos, kids dishes and more. A variety of mexican beers and margarita's also served.


Toucan Grill & Fresh Bar
103 Wall Street  
Tel: 1 (252) 249-1818

The Toucan Grill & Fresh Bar offers a variety of seafood dishes like clam chowder, cold shrimp cocktail, crab cakes, fish & chips, muscles and more. Open daily and includes outside dining on the deck.

Harvey Mansion Historic Inn & Restaurant
221 S Front Street
Tel: 1 (252) 635-3232

Fine dining restaurant in one of New Bern's historic homes. Dinner entrees include an array of seafood, beef, poultry and lamb dishes. Nightly specials, sumptuous appetizers and homemade desserts all add to a special dining experience.


The Silos Restaurant
1111 Broad Street  
Tel: 1 (252) 249-1050

Pastas, salads, burgers and fresh bread are served in this restaurant/bar that is a uniquely converted silo.

The Kitchen on the Trent
2500 Trent Rd.
Tel: 1 (252) 638-2241

The Kitchen on the Trent serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with soups, salads, sandwiches, and seasonal specials. Fresh pastries and prepared salads are made every day as well as freshly brewed gourment coffees.


Lawson's Landing - A Riverwalk Cafe
2010 Tryon Palace
Tel: 1 (252) 639-3500

Located in the North Carolina History Center, this waterfront cafe provides light faire for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


MJ's Raw Bar & Grill
216 Middle Street
Tel: 1 (252) 635-6890

MJ's offers a wide selection of seafood dishes all prepared with a touch of Maryland in them. Oysters are served steamed or raw. In addition to fresh seafood items. MJ's serves burgers, steaks, sandwiches, salads and desserts that are made fresh daily.


Morgan's Tavern and Grill
235 Craven Street
Tel: 1 (252) 636-2430

Casual dining in a unique tavern setting. Morgan's offers lunch and dinner specials that cover the spectrum from steaks to pastas, to seafood and salads and specialty soups.


Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant
100 Pollock Street  
Tel: 1 (252) 514-0033

Persimmons is a gorgeous respite located on the Neuse River. Persimmons makes a concerted effort to use local and sustainable ingredients whenever available. Dine inside or deckside.

For more information regarding dining in New Bern, please visit www.newbernnow.com.