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MJ's Raw Bar & Grille

216 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
+1 252-635-6890
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place for a quick lunch while exploring New Bern's downtown. We both had their crab cakes which were very good. Great service and friendly staff.

Thank KaMar4486
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was in New Bern for a wedding and we went there for dinner. We had a bit of a wait, but if there was no wait, I'd wonder why..:) There were 8 of us in our party and we ordered several appetizers to share. Calamari,...More

Thank drinnc1958
Reviewed 2 days ago

Passing through on a business trip and wanted to do something different for lunch. The water gave me an itch for a fish taco and I found MJ's within a couple of miles. They had a GREAT fish taco with a Jamaican dip sauce that...More

Thank CigarVolante
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited MJ's many times in our 5 years of living in New Bern. This quite busy, smaller Fresh Seafood ( mostly) restaurant is one of our favorite. We have never had a bad meal but have had to wait when we elected to...More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ate with a large group. The accommodated us quickly even though they were quite business. The server was great and the food came out fast and was delicious.

Thank gregz69
Reviewed 6 days ago

MJs is the best place for the money in New Bern, it has a clean, friendly atmosphere and the service was better than expected. We all had some type of seafood it was delicious. Fresh and cooked to perfection!

Thank 246gaylec
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food and service! The food we ordered was prepared perfectly to order and was served fresh. The raw oysters I received were great as well as fresh.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop by this place without looking at any reviews while walking in downtown New Bern and was very pleased with seafood selection. This review might be a little biased due to seafood being my favorite but they have a good selection plates, apps and beers....More

Thank homerog187
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was delicious and the service was great. It is a bit noisy inside the restaurant, but they do provide outdoor tables as well.

Thank seeNC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found the best crab cakes and fired clam strips we have ever eaten and so we just kept coming back for more of the same. We ate here three times in four days and not because it was the ONLY place to go. It was...More

Thank Pam2011_11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-635-6890
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