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The Chelsea: A Restaurant & Publick House

335 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
252-637-5469
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Ranked #3 of 145 Restaurants in New Bern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Oak Ridge
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We love the food BUT the wait can be long if even you have reservations. The bar is small so be prepared to JUST WAIT! I think we hit it at a Friday night that they didn't expect to be so crowded. We will be back :)

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New Bern, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Uniform ally best in town with an expanded menu. Chicken oyster and grits items stand out.the two owners are on site and it makes a difference

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Early, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We enjoyed dinner here with my best friend who is a local. The Chelsea is highly recommended among locals and we were not dissapointed. Our cocktails were perfect, calamari was crisp and hot. The appetizers were not too large to spoil the appetite. The entrée for our party of 6 were prompt and hot. My husband awarded these crab cakes... More 

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Burke
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We tried The Chelsea based on recommendations of friends and were not disappointed. We were there for a Saturday lunch. The food and service were great. We will go there again when we are back in New Bern.

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Charlotte
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I had the Paella Risotta, and my wife had a Salmon/Brie Risotta dish that they gladly swapped out the Salmon for chicken. We both absolutely loved our meal. Couple that with a nice Groth Cab for only, and we were very pleased with our meal while visiting New Bern. For dessert, we had the Carolina Mudpie, which is Chocolate Chip... More 

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Austin, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Upscale decor. Really Good food. Personable wait staff. My brother's favorite restaurant in New Bern. I can see why.

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Russell, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stopped in for lunch in December. Nicely decorated for Christmas. I had grilled meatloaf, which was a generous portion and very good. Our waiter was professional but friendly and humorous. Also had a cheese dip (excellent) and their homemade potato chips (so so) They also have a nice selection of specialty cocktails and drinks. Would highly recommend

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Pleasant dining spot for lunch or dinner. Lots of diversity in the menu. Waitstaff is helpful. Not very noisy and location is great.

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NC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The food was exceptionally delicious. Our party got the Shrimp and Grits and the Butter BBQ chicken breast. We were sold on the first bite! Nice atmosphere and professional, friendly staff. Thank you!

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Apex, North Carolina
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110 reviews 110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

I was looking forward to the chicken wrap I once got here, wonderful with sweet and sour sauce on it. They didn't have it. We ordered burgers instead, they were a little dry. Just a so, so visit to the Chelsea this time.

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Additional Information about The Chelsea: A Restaurant & Publick House

Address: 335 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
Phone Number: 252-637-5469
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 20
Cuisine: American

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