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Bay Leaf

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309 Middle Street, Unit 6, New Bern, NC 28560
+1 252-638-5323
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited Bay Leaf for dinner and was very pleased with how courteous the staff and the owner were. The food was delicious; the malai kofta, biryani and rosemary naan we ordered were all superb. I have also been for lunch and was very impressed with the selection of dishes available at the buffet.

Thank Claire S
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We waited a long time just for water and to put in our drink order. We ordered appetizers and a bottle of wine to start. After the appetizer and light years later we received our dinner and had to ask for the wine again because they forgot. The food was good. The mild spice was good and the medium was... More 

Thank Kristina G
New Bern, North Carolina
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bay Leaf is not the easiest restaurant to locate but well worth the effort. We ate dinner there on a Tuesday night. Very quiet, possibly 4 other tables with customers but it's a small venue to begin with. The food was excellent, as usual, since we eat here often. The service was beyond excellent. We will be back.

Thank Clare P
New Bern, North Carolina
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I am so glad that we stumbled upon this hidden gem last year while looking for a downtown dinner spot that could accommodate a party of 6. It has quickly become our go to and we eat there weekly. Their menu is extensive and dishes are made to order so plan to enjoy a bottle of wine or try a... More 

Thank NBNC
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Oh my God I'm in heaven, business trip and always looking for great restaurant experiences and Bayleaf was one of those unexpected joys! Chicken 65 khas appetizer was fabulous, the Naan choice superb and chicken tandoori was beautifully presented and delight! An absolute must on anyone's list if you enjoy great taste experiences!

Thank Jody K
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Over the last 6 months, the Bayleaf has become a regular "date night" spot for my husband and I. Everything from the ambiance, decor, service, and especially THE FOOD is fantastic. Don't know what to order? The wait staff is excellent and suggestions based on your likes and dislikes. They also have lunch buffet for $10.99; its a great way... More 

Thank owens1996
Austin, Texas
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To say this is the best restaurant downtown would be an under statement. to start off with the customer service from the moment you walk in is priceless, this was our second visit and the greeted my wife by name. The food is the second part that encompasses the fool spectrum of this experience. They have all types of food... More 

Thank Sgt0fMarines
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The curries they prepare, they have pretty authentic Indian flavor. The best thing you find there is the naans. One naan itself is good for your meal.

Thank debashis279
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome food, love the taste. Authentic Indian food. I tried the vegetarian, very delicious. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Uday S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Friend ordered the food for us. Butter chicken,naan and vegetable korma were really good and tasty.

Thank Raj D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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 Street, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?