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MJ's Raw Bar & Grille

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216 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
+1 252-635-6890
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (83 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in here for lunch last Sunday after church. As I was a solo out-of-towner I was relegated to the bar which didn't come as a surprise. Even though the room was fairly small, they have a U-shaped bar. That was kind of nice....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch. I ordered their fish of the day, “Drum.” My wife ordered the Salmon. Both separately were priced at $19.95 each, and were sized at 8oz and include 2 sides. We both ordered the salad and broccoli as our sides. Unfortunately, my wife’s...More

Thank Mountainloverz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Marine Son is Stationed near New Bern so we came for a weekend. Adam showed us his favorite restaurants and MJ’s was our first stop for dinner. The oysters on the half shell were just perfect for the guys and I had shrimp and...More

Thank 1roz1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New Bern has a vibrant downtown and MJ’s is part of it. This is seafood a cut above the average but still with the usual fried options available. I had the crab cakes on the recommendation of our server and while they weren’t what you...More

Thank KC R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped and had lunch on our last day in New Bern. The service was exceptional and the food was fabulous! Crab legs were cooked just right and the crab cake sandwich was the best I had ever had! Love their sweet potato fries! Would...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best place for seafood in New Bern, great crab dip, crab cakes, and steamed shrimp. A great place for dinner. The strawberry salad is also great.

Thank cdsmithcpa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh, did I mention CRISPY? Light, perfectly fried bite size nuggets of pure deliciousness nestled in a soft on the inside, flaky/crunchy on the outside real New Orleans bread roll. Little dish of coleslaw for your choice and a side of Sweet potato fries made...More

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by MJ’s thanks to a recommendation from hotel staff. It didn’t disappoint. We were welcomed with a smile and seated promptly. They have good selection of craft beers. There were new items on the menu. To start we enjoyed their new sweet chili...More

Thank Demaris P
Reviewed February 7, 2018

MJ’s is one of our favorites. They have excellent fried seafood, Poboys and crab cakes. The strawberry salad is excellent, too. Great neighborhood restaurant.

Thank KarenMGardenGrove
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch as it was ranked 5 on our Newbern list. The wait staff was on point. I wish I could say the same thing about the kitchen and prep. Their oyster shucker butchered the raw oysters. What a...More

Thank guystalter
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January 11, 2018|
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Response from ChristineSaxton | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 252-635-6890
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