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“Down home fishery shack” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Sting Ray Cafe

Sting Ray Cafe
520 South Front St., New Bern, NC
252-638-2280
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Ranked #31 of 145 Restaurants in New Bern
Cuisines: Seafood
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New Bern, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Down home fishery shack”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Quaint place seemingly unmoved by the NC museum across the street and the Tryon Palace half a block away. But it exudes seafood at very reasonable prices and the wait staff is always there to help, Took our five year old grandaughter on a second visit 8 months later and she immediately ordered a "corn dog" without hesitation -- the same delicacy she enjoyed previously.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
New Bern , NC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Good If you like fried Seafood”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I like fried shrimp and scallops..... my wife would prefer grilled or steamed. Last time we went my shrimp/ scallops and hushpuppies were great but my wife didn't like her steamed scallops.

Visited September 2013
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Mount Olive, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great Food and Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This was my first time eating at the Stingray Cafe' and the service was excellent and I enjoyed the food. The restaurant has a very pleasing on the water atmosphere with great décor. The staff there are excellent. I felt like I was family instead of a customer. I will come to the cafe' again and recommend it to others.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

All their food is fried. Their raw oysters were served on immitation shells and the night we were there, they ran out of the shells and brought the oysters in a soup bowl. These were not fresh oysters freshly shucked. Too many corners were cut to provide a cheaper menu and we didn't think the place was as clean as it should have been for a restaurant. We will not return.

Visited December 2013
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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9 restaurant reviews
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“A must go to”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Their right on the bay, and the seafood comes fresh, fin the fish market, next door. The whole staff was super friendly. I will visit again. ~from Greensboro, NC

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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