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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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“naans” (42 reviews)
“mango custard” (15 reviews)
11:00 - 22:30All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
309 Middle St, Unit 6, New Bern, NC 28560
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have sampled many a Indian restaurant in my time, and Bay Leaf is one of the better ones. Amazing vegetarian samosas, cheese garlic naan and dal makni. Seriously good!

Thank Emma V
Reviewed 3 days ago

Bay Leaf is one of the best places to eat in New Bern! We have sampled Indian cuisine from out of town restaurants while traveling and none compare to the quality or taste of Bay Leaf. The restaurant is tucked back in a cozy down...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Recently visited New Bern.It was my aunt's favorite restaurant.It is a great place to dine in New Bern area.The Variety on the Menu is too tempting for everyone and no matter what I select,its always delicious.It is A GEM OF A PLACE for a food...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant just does not know how to manage the orders when they are busy. Waitress informed us that it will take at least 30-35 mins for our food to come as all other people came before us and they will be served before us...More

Thank Calmconsumer
Rambr, Manager at Bay Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. It also gives us an opportunity to convey our mind to our guests who would read our response. As you stated in your review you were informed that the kitchen is running little late being Saturday night and your food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to every restaurant in New Bern, but Bay Leaf is by far the best! Absolutely delicious food and prompt and friendly service. Try a lamb dish - the lamb roganjosh is the best I've ever had - so tasty and the lamb is...More

Thank MyFloridaReflections
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be a great place to eat, but has fallen consistently since new ownership took over. Arrived at 5:30 on a weeknight when there were only three other tables. When ordering drinks, we asked for some little munchies off the menu to go...More

1  Thank paloshaveve
Rambr, Manager at Bay Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a detailed review which does not portray the true picture of the whole situation.We would like to state here that it is the same management You had ordered drinks and chosen Chicken Malai Tikka, Seekh Kabab, and Chicken Pakora as your "APPETIZERS"(extra...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and atmosphere were nice. We had the lunch buffet. There were some not-so traditional items. My husband enjoyed the desserts.

Thank Adria H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling from Michigan to North Carolina and knew we would be within 50 miles of New Bern so decided to check out "Bayleaf" for Indian food. Wow, we felt like we won the lottery. The food was amazing!! It was an experience just...More

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I really enjoyed our meal here. We started with meat samosas and veggie pakora. The samosa was a little dry but still tasty. The veggie pakora was light and the veggies were crispy. Hubby had lamb masala and though the lamb is well...More

Thank metrochik
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Food was fresh, small bar but the items on the bar are your main go to, tikki chicken, naan, rice pudding, etc. Very quaint and quiet. Went during the middle of the week for lunch. Quiet, fast and the food was good, authentic Indian food.

Thank Tina J
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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