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MJ's Raw Bar & Grille

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216 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
252-635-6890
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Trip to New Bern

This restaurant was very crowded for a Monday evening but we were seated very quickly and service was excellent. I had the chicken wrap which was excellent and my husband had that angus burger which he enjoyed... Would definitely recommend and will go back next time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I like the small coziness of the restaurant! The crab legs are my personal favorite, my husband likes the platters! Definitely need to try this place for yummy sea food!

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New Bern, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Items over priced in general. The slaw was odd tasting though the cat fish was cooked well. Sunday lunch is over crowded and one must get there early for reasonable service.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Probably no better place for seafood of any kind anywhere near New Bern. We are in a rut always ordering from the raw bar even though there are good choices of many other things. Save room for dessert.

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Manassas, Va
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This restaurant was very crowded for a Monday evening but we were seated very quickly and service was excellent. I had the chicken wrap which was excellent and my husband had that angus burger which he enjoyed... Would definitely recommend and will go back next time.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Stopped in MJ's for a late lunch. New Bern is a cool town and this place makes it cooler. Great NE Clam Chowder, super fresh oysters, great casual atmosphere. Our waitress was terrific. Give MJ's s visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great dining experience for a party of 6. Staff was friendly & prices were reasonable. Beer specials on Monday & Thursday's.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Ate at MJ's Raw Bar & Grill. Had their Mac Daddy's , Pretzel with crab dip and hot wings. Everything was great. Mac Daddy's is fried Mac & Cheese. Good Food and drinks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Live near New Bern and we frequently visit MJ's. Love the calamari! We have not had a dish we haven't liked. Definitely a must-stop if visiting New Bern.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Food was good. Wait staff was good. Short walk from Visitor's Center. Happy we chose MJs to eat at that day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We had an oyster basket, crab soup, and strawberry, pecan salad with house dressing. All were very good. Service was fast on a busy Saturday. We would go back.

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Restaurant Details

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: 252-635-6890
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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