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Captain Ratty's

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
202 Middle St, at 330 S. Front St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
+1 252-633-2088
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (81 reviews)
“shrimp” (67 reviews)
“salad” (76 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 1 week ago

We headed down to New Bern to get a bowl of shrimp and grits at a local restaurant we enjoy. Much to our surprise, it was closed due to snow and so we tried Captain Ratty's. They were open and happy to see us on...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were traveling along the coast on the way home from seeing our son. We were looking for a seafood restaurant and all the good one in Morehead City and Beaufort were closed for the season. We ended up stopping at Captain...More

Thank TimandCindytravelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for late lunch as we were passing thru on 17. Trip advisor had good reviews and we agree. No complaints! Big CUP of chowder and small order of mussels were devoured and the fried green tomato blt was outstanding! Pretty good beer and wine...More

Thank harks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Conveniently located in the historic downtown and a little larger than most the other restaurants along the main shopping area makes it an easy stop for lunch. The staff was friendly and efficient and the atmosphere pleasant.Their clam chowder (white cream style) was rich and...More

Thank rca2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with family members and everyone loved the shrimp and grits. We were there late so it wasn’t crowded. Got good food and good service.

Thank JaneyZee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First-class food:  Not many establishments in New Bern can compare to what Captain Ratty's menu offers! Absolutely no one else has a rooftop view like "The Captain".  Superb food. Great atmosphere.  My choice for gathering with friends... There are a few rooms available to separate your...More

Thank MoHolC
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Food is excellent most of the time. Service adequate. Would be 5 stars, but a tad pricey for what you get.

Thank Nathan P
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Have eaten a variety of meals at this fun woody look restaurant and from good to really good. Start with a mug of great clam chowder which is a meal in itself. My husband loves the shrimp and grits. I had a BLT with fried...More

1  Thank MagicMarla
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We were seated immediately at a nice table. The service was friendly and efficient with no hiccups. There is an adequate selection of craft and regular beers on tap. We had beer and an order of calamari to start. The calamari was good but nothing...More

Thank Vince C
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Visited twice during the week that we were here. Excellent food and service. The blackened salmon and crab cakes and grilled shrimp were both excellent.

Thank CFSavage15
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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
US$4 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
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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