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Sting Ray Cafe

520 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5651
+1 252-638-2280
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (33 reviews)
“hush puppies” (60 reviews)
“flounder” (31 reviews)
Closed Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
520 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5651
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just passing through New Bern and decided to explore a little and have lunch. Stopped into Stingray Cafe as everywhere we went was already busy on Mother's Day Sunday. We just wanted a light lunch of fresh seafood and they did not disappoint. We had...More

Thank DebbieS50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was good and the people were amazing. Rachel was our waitress and was very attentive and good. The prices are not bad and the portions were good. It was neat that the market next door is owned by them as well. So you...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch this is a bar slash style restaurant, Service was fast and friendly, I had fried shrimp which was very good and the price is reasonable.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small portions for what you pay, not that great, Took a long time to pay and when you order a supper meal you expect a bigger amount of food on your plate.

Thank John C
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The fried food is okay, but it comes with a side of intolerance for anyone suspected to be LGBT. Be prepared for lectures and tracts with your fried shrimp and sweet tea. Also, the coffee isn't very good.

1  Thank NewBern28562
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Food was very good. Lots of it.watress very attentive but then had to find her to pay. Would definatly eat there again.

Thank nancyeharriso
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I was looking forward to good oysters but was disappointed in the quality and taste of the food. The hush puppies were mediocre. Service was quick and server friendly. Surprised the sampler platter had no fish on it. Crab cakes were tasty. It a bit...More

Thank SeasonedALtraveler
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Consistency is the key. Everytime we ho here the food is always so delici3! Their seafood is always nice and hot everytime! The wait staff is always so friendly. Oh and did I say the food is good. My husband and I have no complaints.

Thank ttccnejm
Reviewed 18 March 2018

good food served southern deep fried style. benefits from being owned by professional fishermen. the chowders are varied by catch but always good ,especially for taking a chill off in late fall and winter not fancy but good with super service

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 12 March 2018

There were only 2 other tables occupied in the restaurant, so there was no wait for lunch. The waitresses were friendly and accommodating. The friend shrimp and oysters were great and cooked just right, but they were the only things that were edible. The sides...More

Thank Lee D
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Questions & Answers
Sheryl C
9 April 2017|
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Response from Tina J | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't serve breakfast, but they do start serving lunch around 11 if I'm not mistaken.
Dee R
18 May 2015|
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Response from Kathryn S | Reviewed this property |
there's one when you are seated - but there are many 'daily' specials --so the menu is pretty standard fare -- I usually go with the daily catch --
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562-5651
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-638-2280
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