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Captain Ratty's

202 Middle St, at 330 S. Front St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
+1 252-633-2088
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (82 reviews)
“shrimp” (68 reviews)
“salad” (77 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
202 Middle St, at 330 S. Front St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
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1 - 10 of 677 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a table of seven, and so had a large variety of orders, including seafood, salad, burger, steak, and even tacos. All was excellent. I got shrimp and grits and was not disappointed. Very tasty! My husband got the filet and said it was...More

Thank TexasMom29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While taking a day trip to New Bern, stopped by Captain Ratty's to sample their clam chowder because of the great reviews on TA. We were not disappointed! Sat at the bar and husband and I each order a bowl of clam chowder, that is...More

Thank Jazzygal123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like salad Buzzy's salad & their Cobb salad are wonderful meals! The clam chowder is so yummy and thick that just a mug full is enough to satisfy! The best clam chowder I have had anywhere & I have had a lot! Hopefully...More

Thank uncnme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently had dinner here one night. Was not our first choice of restaurants, but the wait was very short. Sat upstairs on 2nd floor near wall. Not much to look at. Had the grilled shrimp which were dry and overcooked. Service was fine, no problems...More

Thank mkjbs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The New England clam chowder was awesome; thick, lots of clams, creamy and served in a very large cup. Salad was great, varied greens. Red Drum blackened was a little overcooked, crab cake sandwich was good. Service was awesome, margaritas weren't great.

Thank Terri_DeLucaMacMahon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We headed down to New Bern to get a bowl of shrimp and grits at a local restaurant we enjoy. Much to our surprise, it was closed due to snow and so we tried Captain Ratty's. They were open and happy to see us on...More

1  Thank Pat D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were traveling along the coast on the way home from seeing our son. We were looking for a seafood restaurant and all the good one in Morehead City and Beaufort were closed for the season. We ended up stopping at Captain...More

Thank TimandCindytravelers
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped for late lunch as we were passing thru on 17. Trip advisor had good reviews and we agree. No complaints! Big CUP of chowder and small order of mussels were devoured and the fried green tomato blt was outstanding! Pretty good beer and wine...More

Thank harks
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Conveniently located in the historic downtown and a little larger than most the other restaurants along the main shopping area makes it an easy stop for lunch. The staff was friendly and efficient and the atmosphere pleasant.Their clam chowder (white cream style) was rich and...More

Thank rca2011
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Visited with family members and everyone loved the shrimp and grits. We were there late so it wasn’t crowded. Got good food and good service.

Thank JaneyZee
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I felt the couple was completely out of line, nasty and used TripAdvisor to "payback" the restaurant for not giving them a time frame for getting seated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Middle St, at 330 S. Front St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-633-2088
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