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Bay Leaf

309 Middle St, Unit 6, New Bern, NC 28560
+1 252-638-5323
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
309 Middle St, Unit 6, New Bern, NC 28560
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I eat at Bay Leaf almost everyday for lunch as I love their buffet. The atmosphere is wonderful as are the smells of the Indian spices. The restaurant is attractive and meticulously clean. The food is out of this world as is the service. My...More

Thank KimberlyRetz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there Saturday dinner. Service was mediocre, order taken then nothing else till food was dropped. I offered to buy a side of spinach since we had a misunderstanding when order was taken and was flat out told "NO". Food was ok at most. If...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many families eating here, buffet was good, able to try some Indian dishes I would not have ordered alone because I didn't know them. Restaurant is lovely, food good

Thank marychristine2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away, just off Middle Street, is an interesting little gem. A neighbor and I went for the lunch buffet. The tables are close together, but it is a small restaurant. We tasted a bit of everything on the buffet and all the food was...More

Thank ffoley1048
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because of the location inside a large building complex, it is always quite dark inside. However, get over it ! The food makes it worth it. Excellent Indian food. And the service was first class.

Thank Guhor1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has consistently been voted best in New Bern, the food is fresh and the Nan bread is to die for. I love their buffet, a good buy and all of it is made on site and fresh.

Thank Caylinsgranny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've heard so many great things about Bay Leaf and the food IS good. The downside is that the restaurant is on the smallish side with close tables and it's noisy, even on a Wednesday night. While I loved the food, I was happy to...More

Thank PatJ61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our meal was excellent ; lovely atmosphere and attentive service ! We would certainly have dinner there again !!

Thank LLane51
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had the best Chicken Korma we have ever tasted (while on vacation in New Bern) Freshly made, wonderful flavor & delicious chicken. We were so impressed we returned 2 nights later & were just as impressed. The Shrimp 65 appetizer was excellent. The staff...More

Thank 120jack67
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were driving as a family to the outer banks and stopped here to pick up Indian food since it is not available in our home town. The lunch buffet had great variety and was above average for the Indian restaurants we have tried. The...More

Thank Wayahdoc
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Is the lunch buffet daily or only on certain days?
19 March 2017|
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Response from Edward S | Reviewed this property |
Everyday except Sunday. Buffet is not a large one, limited selections.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 Middle St, Unit 6, New Bern, NC 28560
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-638-5323
  • E-mail