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Bay Leaf

309 Middle St, Unit 6, New Bern, NC 28560
+1 252-638-5323
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
309 Middle St, Unit 6, New Bern, NC 28560
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We eat here all the time. The staff is friendly. The food portions are large and delicious! Recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Superb cuisine, lovely atmosphere! Highly recommend!!! The staff is super friendly and attentive, nothing but good things at Bay Leaf.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The buffet was phenomenal,price is right, quiet atmosphere where being able to enjoy great conversation along with great food. Staff extremely friendly and accommodating

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I live very close to the Bay Leaf, and we are thrilled every time we pick up food, eat in, or go to the lunch buffet, which is often. The food is delicious and the service charms!

Thank 2017ALJ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Definitely one of the best restaurants in New Bern, NC. I highly recommend going to the lunch buffet so you can try out different stuff.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a vegan, I've eaten at many Indian restaurants around the country, and Bay Leaf in New Bern is the best I've experienced. I only made it there twice in the few days I was in New Bern, but both times were amazing! I had...More

Thank JanetSmith628
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were strolling through the old town of New Bern and found this hidden gem. Having lived in Asia for 16 years I have had some truly authentic ethnic food. The buffet for lunch allowed me to try several items...all were tasty and as close...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drive from Jacksonville, NC to go and have lunch here. The buffet is delicious, the atmosphere is relaxing, the price is right, and the service is friendly and prompt. We've had Indian in Australia, Japan, Hawaii, and other parts of the states, and the...More

Thank jadelgado78
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bayleaf NEVER disappoints. The lunch buffet is delicious, yet casual, and a great way to sample the food before coming to the real show: dinner! The chicken tikki masala is to die for after your appetizer of chicken 65 khas. The night isn't complete without...More

Thank Brooke S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten Indian in several big cities and Bay Leaf is what I judge them by. Everything I have tried from them has been delicious! I walk in wondering how they can top my last visit and they do every time!

Thank rastoban
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20 March 2017|
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Response from Edward S | Reviewed this property |
Everyday except Sunday. Buffet is not a large one, limited selections.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 Middle St, Unit 6, New Bern, NC 28560
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-638-5323
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