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Captain Ratty's

202 Middle St, at 330 S. Front St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
+1 252-633-2088
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (80 reviews)
“shrimp” (67 reviews)
“salad” (51 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
202 Middle St, at 330 S. Front St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Since moving to North Carolina, my spouse and I have had trouble finding a good haddock dinner for a decent price. That posed no problem for Captain Ratty's on South Front Street. For $16 I had one of THE best fish and chip dinners I...More

Thank trissywatkins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our cycling team had dinner here after the MS ride. The service was very good. The food was also great. We enjoyed it a lot

Thank WineHopGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want enthusiastic servers, great food, great wine, and a great view of new Bern… This is the place! The rooftop is just the icing on the cake!

Thank RaleighGirl714
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there very early in the evening, but everything was up and going. The servers were very chatty--with each other--but I had excellent service despite that! I asked about the seafood--to make sure it was local, and I was disappointed to find that the...More

Thank Yorkriver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in mid-afternoon on Labor Day for drinks and snacks. Great Sangria spritzer available. Drinks came quickly. Appetizers were hot and plentiful. Service was great. We've been there twice and have not been disappointed.

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent. I ordered the half pound shrimp for an app. I got about 14 pieces seasoned well. I also tried a burger and fries. It was delicious, the burger was hand patted and grilled. Fries seamed hand cut, non greasy, just the...More

Thank Wiggy202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we are travelign near or in New Bern we are drawn to Capt. Ratty's for the seafood. They have the best scallops, oysters and shrimp. My husband loves the slaw!

Thank Kathy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great dinner. I am not a grit fan but the shrimp and grit was excellent. The service was great and has a wicked senses of humor. FUNNY: At the table next to us was a man from Texas. Orderd the steak and...More

Thank Jutta H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location in downtown New Bern. The food was really good however I was not impressed with the atmosphere. I would think for the price of their food it would have been a little more upscale or classy. it was very casual and nothing fancy...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for breakfast and overall it was OK.. The menu offers a variety of food from eggs to French toast. I ordered an egg sandwich on wheat toast. Unfortunately the bread appeared to be dipped in butter and then lightly toasted which made...More

Thank CRC608
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Elizabeth W
14 February 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth W | Reviewed this property |
I felt the couple was completely out of line, nasty and used TripAdvisor to "payback" the restaurant for not giving them a time frame for getting seated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Middle St, at 330 S. Front St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-633-2088
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