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The Chelsea: A Restaurant & Publick House

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335 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
252-637-5469
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 211
    Excellent
  • 104
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Their lunch specials cant be beat!!!

We always go to the Chelsea for their lunch, it rarely disappoints!!! Good food at a very good price! A must stop when you are in the area!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
DavisFamilyBayboro
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Bayboro
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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374 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bayboro
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158 reviews 158 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We always go to the Chelsea for their lunch, it rarely disappoints!!! Good food at a very good price! A must stop when you are in the area!

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Carle place
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

I visited this quaint restaurant while visiting relatives This was my third time and never been disappointed. The menu goes from steak to Burger's. The service is very good and friendly, and Chelsea makes a great white Russia. The restaurant is in a great place down town,near a lot of shops.

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North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Noise, but this is a truly old building, not quite sure how they could deal with this, but worth going.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a great well established restaurant that has something for everyone. From great burgers to excellent steaks, priced reasonably and family friendly.

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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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200 reviews 200 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We went on the recommendation of the waitress at another restaurant. This restaurant is in a very neat building and well appointed. The first thing the waiter told me was that they no longer served two items on the menu (that happens). Unfortunately, one was what I hoped to order. The menu is fairly large so there was more to... More 

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North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Fried green tomatoes are always my favorite but I had not been here in several years and was worried they might not be as good as I remembered. Ofcourse they were great as was the oysters and grits.We met the chef and it was a very fun evening .

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Quick review this time. Went with fam and friends to the Chelsea. Got the brisket sandwich, but was a little skeptical since the place was not a bbq joint. Pleasantly surprised. ...best brisket I have had! All at our table loved their meals. Well done.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We figured to find some adequate food and drink during our recent trip to New Bern, but did not expect to enjoy one of our more memorable dining experiences at the Chelsea. On a tip from a friend we tried the Shrimp and Grits and were very impressed. The staff made us feel right at home, and the atmosphere was... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have been to this restaurant several times (for lunch and dinner) and each time it never fails to deliver. The atmosphere is an old converted building so it has some rustic charm but the table cloths and professionalism of the staff brings things up a notch. The menu offers a little something for every palette and price range and even... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice restaurant, Good food and a great place to stop and have lunch or dinner. Food is always good and the atmosphere good for quiet chats or happy parties.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 335 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: 252-637-5469

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?