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MJ's Raw Bar & Grille

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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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On a whim, I took a good friend to dinner at MJ's on Thursday evening. A small establishment, I noted it was clean, played music from my era (70s-80s) and that my companion and I were quickly and courteously acknowledged and seated., Joe was our...More

Thank MumsieDawgma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the soft shell crab sandwich and a lobster roll, along with sweet potato fries and a caesar salad. All were great. The Oysters Rockefeller appetizer seemed like a small serving (4 large and one small oyster), but it was delicious - everybody around...More

Thank ColoradoPlains
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very glad to see them open since we were visiting New Bern on Christmas Eve and not too many choices for food! I had the crab cakes. MJ's positions them as the house specialty and so I gave them a try. While they...More

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always fresh and delicious! We love the wait staff and feel like they’re all friends now. The specials are always awesome!

Thank melissaaharding
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff are always excellent. Menu is outstanding. An excellent selection of draft beer and cocktails are fantastic.

Thank Scot19943
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are from NYS and can only get decent seafood on our trips south. So looking forward to a good fried dish, we were certainly not disappointed. MJ's has the best fried oysters I have ever tasted, and I've had plenty. Shrimp and scallops were...More

Thank 447charlenes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife had the shrimp and grits dinner and it was fantastic. I had the fish and chips dinner which was okay - the fried catfish was good but half the plate was greasy fries. Next time I go back I will order the shrimp...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town for work and my crew and I asked the Doubletree staff where we should go eat...they immediately recommended this restaurant. Though relatively small, the environment was comfortable, not noisy and the staff was very friendly. The food? Top notch. I cannot...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I got there for lunch early on a Friday afternoon, seated right away. The waitress was friendly and knowledgeable, told us the specials and gave us time to look over the huge menu. My husband ended up with the shrimp po boy...More

Thank disneylover98
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This place in downtown New Bern brings a wonderful experience. While viewed as a fish restaurant it also has non fish plates if they are wanted. Another joyful event as we got there shortly after 1230pm and were lucky to have people leaving. We grabbed...More

Thank John L T
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Response from ChristineSaxton | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
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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