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any good restaurants in the new bern, nc area?

battster Jun 16, 2008 02:56 PM

We'll be taking someone to camp east of new bern next month and having never stayed in the area, was wondering where we might get some decent food before dropping him off...thanks. we usually stop in kingston for awesome bbq from king's but are planning on staying overnite in new bern this time. thanks.

  1. MMRuth Jun 18, 2008 09:07 AM

    There are a number of them. My mother lives there and I go every year. My favorite place is Thai Thai. Some of these threads may help as well:


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    1. re: MMRuth
      battster Jun 21, 2008 07:36 AM

      thanks a bunch!! have eaten at one of those seafood restaurants (the one with the rooftop) -- wasn't too bad -- but will definitely look into the others you've shown me...

      1. re: battster
        MMRuth Jun 23, 2008 05:52 AM

        I think that is Captain Ratty's - I pretty much just get oysters there. I'm not a big fan of The Chelsea - my Mom lives on that block and likes to go sometimes. The artichoke dip is good.

    2. CMizellT2 Jun 22, 2008 06:35 PM

      The Chelsea House downtown is good...

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        rq1 Jun 23, 2008 05:14 PM

        I've been in New Bern a lot recently. Have had some great meals at the Chelsea downtown (two blocks from the Sheraton) and the Thai place close to the hospital (I think that is the one mentioned by the other poster.) I haven't found any other places that I would recommend but am hopeful for some suggestions other than bbq. Moore's 'que is decent but I can get better closer to my home.

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        1. re: rq1
          MMRuth Jun 23, 2008 05:18 PM

          I think that's the same Thai place - and as far as I know, the only one in New Bern.

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