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“Simply Superb”
Review of Bay Leaf

Bay Leaf
Ranked #2 of 171 Restaurants in New Bern
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
New Bern, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
177 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Simply Superb”
Reviewed December 1, 2013

There is no other cuisine that so deftly combines such a range of herbs and spices to bring about such wonderfully flavored food. This was our first time at Bay Leaf. A very nice atmosphere, and a wonderful staff that is extremely helpful in explaining the extensive menu, and making recommendations based on individual tastes. We had a wonderful dinner and can't wait to return to try the luncheon buffet.

  • Visited November 2013
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3 Thank GringoDave47
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English first
New Bern, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Exceptional food”
Reviewed December 1, 2013

The food is by far the best Indian food I have ever had in NYC or London. I sometimes stop in for the buffet and most of the time have no idea what vegetarian dish I am putting on my plate, but everything is fresh and delicious. The servers are polite and courteous. What a treat to go into a restaurant that is outstanding in every way, including being served dinner on cloth tablecloths.

  • Visited November 2013
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3 Thank Megan C
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Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great food authentic”
Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

We had aloo gobi, lamb boti masala, channa masala, veg samosa and plain naan. All I would recommend.

Visited November 2013
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3 Thank sandiebig
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“An exceptionally good Indian restaurant”
Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

A welcome addition in the heart of historic New Bern. Fresh ingredients, diverse menu, bright tastes and colors.
Will go back!

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank CateNC
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New Bern, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Superb!!!”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

Bay Leaf has been a great meeting place and a relaxing place to have lunch and enjoy their buffet. The other night, I had dinner here with my fiance and we enjoyed their dinner menu and their new revised menu. I had the Shrimp Adrak from the Chef Recommendations and I must say, it did not fail to impress me. My fiance had the Mashli Javeri which he enjoyed so much. It was the best meal we have had in a long time. Thank you Bay Leaf for coming to New Bern!

  • Visited November 2013
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2 Thank gmichelle2013
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