Fodor's Expert Review The Chelsea

$$$ New Bern American

In the former drugstore of the pharmacist who invented Pepsi-Cola, this tile-floored, light-filled corner café is a magnet for visitors and local businesspeople wanting a quick sandwich or large salad for lunch. In the evening the Chelsea is more upscale, with entrées in the upstairs dining rooms (there's an elevator) including shrimp and grits and a candied-bacon rib eye. The bar is well stocked, as are the Pepsi products, the nonalcoholic drinks of choice in New Bern.

American Business Historical Lunch Dinner $$$ Quiet

Quick Facts

335 Middle St.
New Bern, North Carolina  28560, USA

252-637–5469

www.thechelsea.com

Known For:
  • Sandwiches and lighter fare for lunch
  • More upscale dishes upstairs in the evening
  • Sandwiches, crab cakes, and lighter fare for lunch
  • Fine dining for dinner
  • Pleasant, historic dining room
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun.

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