Dining at restaurants in New Bern, NC is a culinary treat where choices abound. From traditional Southern fare, fine international cuisine or casual home cooking, you’ll find most everything to suit your taste, and many within walking distance. The fresh seafood is excellent in New Bern and widely featured. Below, you’ll find a list of some of the varied and unique restaurants that historic downtown New Bern has to offer. During your stay at The Aerie, we’re always happy to make recommendations and secure reservations for you.

Casual Upscale Restaurants in New Bern

The Chelsea
335 Middle Street
(252) 637-5469
Regional and international cuisine. Full bar. Closed Sundays

Morgan’s Tavern & Grill
235 Craven Street
(252) 636-2430
Steak, Chops & Pasta in a rustic setting. Full bar. Closed Sundays

247 Craven
247 Craven Street
(252) 635-1879
Lunch, Dinner and Tapas menu changes daily with exciting chef’s creations.

Persimmon’s Waterfront Restaurant
100 Pollock St.
(252) 514-0033
Waterfront dining for lunch and dinner. Full bar. Featuring local, seasonal and bold presentations. Two over the water decks and wonderful indoor dining areas to select from. Closed Mondays

Seafood stew at a restaurant

Fine Dining in New Bern

Circa 1810 at the The Harvey Mansion
221 S. Front St.
(252) 635-3232
This 1797 house is a favorite destination for dinner. Delicious appetizers, elegant cuisine, homemade desserts and an extensive wine list. Closed Mondays

Table at a fine dining restaurant

Casual Dining in New Bern, NC

MJ’s Raw Bar & Grille
216 Middle Street (252) 635-6890
Fresh steamed seafood with Maryland Crab special on Thursdays.

Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse
202 Middle Street, (252) 633-2088
Buzzy’s Barge & Piano Bar. Roof-top dining weather permitting. Open 7 days

Beer Army
313 Pollock Street (252) 288-5814
Full menu and bar, but specializes in fresh ground, never frozen burgers.

Savage’s Pizza
303 Metcalf (252) 672-0103
New York style pizza made from a genuine wood brick oven

Pizza in front of a brick pizza oven