Dining in our New Bern, NC restaurants 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. 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.

The Baker's Kitchen - 227 Middle Street (252) 637-0304

Full service restaurant and bakery open Tues thru Sat, 7am-8:30pm

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

The Chelsea - 335 Middle Street (252) 637-5469

Regional and international cuisine located in Caleb (Pepsi) Bradham's 2nd pharmacy location.

Cow Cafe - 319 Middle Street (252) 672-9269

The only "four-hoof" restaurant in New Bern. The best & messiest hot dogs and "gour-moo" sandwiches in town. Homemade ice-cream.

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. "White tablecloth dining" Closed Mondays

Christoph's Restaurant and Bar - Hilton New Bern/Waterfront - 100 Middle Street (252) 638-3585

Quiet atmosphere, marina view. Beginning in April and continuing through the warm summer months, The Deck has live entertainment every Friday evening from 5-9pm. Jazz On The Trent is featured each Sunday overlooking the lovely New Bern Grand Marina..

MJ's Raw Bar & Grill – 216 Middle Street(252) 635-6890

Fresh steamed seafood with Maryland Crab special on Thursdays

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

Persimmons 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.

247 Craven - 247 Craven Street (252) 635-1879
Lunch, Dinner and Tapas menu changes daily with exciting chef's creations. Limited hours...call ahead. The oldest dining location in Historic New Bern.

Port City Java - 323 Middle Street (252) 633-7900

Coffeehouse and sandwiches

Ribeyes Steakhouse - 313 Pollock Street (2520 288-5814
Lunch & Dinner, grilled Omaha Angus ribeye steaks, grilled chops, chicken and shrimp. Moderately priced in a grand old circa mid 1800's bank building.

Trent River Coffee Co. - 208 Craven Street (252) 514-2030