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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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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (74 reviews)
“shrimp” (62 reviews)
“corn muffins” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
202 Middle St, at 330 S. Front St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
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171 - 180 of 620 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Great food and service, what more can you ask for! For appetizers the cannonball shrimp are my favorite and my wife loves the fried green tomatoes. For dinner they have some of the best shrimp and grits I've ever had!

Thank db1113
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Great seafood place. Recommended are the Shrimp and Grits, the fried shrimp, the seafood platter, and most of all- the CRABCAKES! Must try! Absolutely delicious. Good atmosphere and friendly service.

Thank 9travelgirl9
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This restaurant received many great reviews and is highly ranked among some 120 restaurants in New Bern, NC. The staff was very efficient as well as friendly. There were numerous servers who waited on our table and they all seemed to be supportive of each...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Great steaks and good choice of sides perfectly cooked and presented.Impressive wine list domestic and old world. Lovely staff and service. No room for dessert!

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This is a wonderful, unpretentious seafood restaurant. Started with a dozen raw oysters, on special at 68 cents each. Our dinners (me the blackened salmon, my wife the crabcakes) were well prepared and tasty. Wine selection was good. Ended with a wonderful key lime pie....More

Thank jackdash
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I usually like to treat myself to a meal downtown when I can. Captain Ratty's has never disappointed. I just had their Chicken Cob Salad and it was delicious. However, they could of chosen another plate for the salad. I was hard trying to eat...More

Thank madridclaudina
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We've eaten at Captain Ratty's many times, and we've never been disappointed. My family's favorites: Cannonball shrimp, fish tacos, and sautéed scallops.

Thank CarolCKon
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We just so happened to stumble in here and we're so pleasantly surprised. We had a wonderful dinner here at Captain Ratty's, the service was fantastic, the food was amazing- I truly cannot say enough about this wonderful place. We had a group of seven,...More

Thank trishking0410
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We had a reservation in the wine room. Pretty cool room. Everybody enjoyed their food. Oysters and calamari for apps. Burgers,chicken parm, scallops, rueben all very good. The wait staff was friendly. Prices were decent. I would go again in the summer and do the...More

Thank Anne C
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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We arrived an hour before close. My wife is in the food industry in front of house. Sometimes servers will be grumpy with late customers. The couple that came in after us came in with a child and a bag of taco bell. After eating...More

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Elizabeth W
This couple that gave Captain Ratty a bad review came in with an attitude in the first place, we were sitting right next to the hostess when they came in and overheard the whole conversation. They were rude, the couple didn't even give the young hostess a chance. It was very busy February 12th for dinner and there were several people waiting..they came in and expected to be seated.....then threatened the hostess that they will be getting a bad review on TripAdvisor. My only recommendation for the next time is to give the customer a longer wait period and hope that maybe a table will be ready before the time lapsed.
13 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$29
Cuisine
Meals
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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