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Bay Leaf

309 Middle St, Unit 6, New Bern, NC 28560
+1 252-638-5323
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • 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 1 week ago

Were to start we had diner with my mom, she had been here last year and could not wait to come back... and was not disappointed.... The service was great, we did have to wait since the food is made to order it was perfect...More

Thank ladeybug123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Low level Indian cuisine on the buffet without much taste. Low lighting conditions inside made it more difficult to identify the items and cleanliness . $30+ lunch was to expensive for 2 people. Staff were attentive and topped drinks off.

Thank mikesxpress
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First attempt with Indian food. The service was excellent, the location clean and food very good. I can't compare to other Indian food experiences as this was first.

Thank marks4randolphs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love that Bay Leaf has a large vegetarian menu to choose from. You can get your dish spicy or mild making it palatable for most people. We've eaten here twice and never been disappointed. I ant think of the name of the vegetarian cauliflower...More

Thank Jen M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I eat at Bay Leaf almost everyday for lunch as I love their buffet. The atmosphere is wonderful as are the smells of the Indian spices. The restaurant is attractive and meticulously clean. The food is out of this world as is the service. My...More

Thank KimberlyRetz
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Went there Saturday dinner. Service was mediocre, order taken then nothing else till food was dropped. I offered to buy a side of spinach since we had a misunderstanding when order was taken and was flat out told "NO". Food was ok at most. If...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Many families eating here, buffet was good, able to try some Indian dishes I would not have ordered alone because I didn't know them. Restaurant is lovely, food good

Thank marychristine2017
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Tucked away, just off Middle Street, is an interesting little gem. A neighbor and I went for the lunch buffet. The tables are close together, but it is a small restaurant. We tasted a bit of everything on the buffet and all the food was...More

Thank ffoley1048
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Because of the location inside a large building complex, it is always quite dark inside. However, get over it ! The food makes it worth it. Excellent Indian food. And the service was first class.

Thank Guhor1966
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This place has consistently been voted best in New Bern, the food is fresh and the Nan bread is to die for. I love their buffet, a good buy and all of it is made on site and fresh.

Thank Caylinsgranny
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Is the lunch buffet daily or only on certain days?
19 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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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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