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Captain Americas

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American, Bar, Hamburgers, Family Fare
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4 / 5 | South Main Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 8972
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Today
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Captain Americas brought the original burger to Ireland back in December...
Captain Americas brought the original burger to Ireland back in December 1971. Since then it has continued to serve good quality American style food at great value prices. Home to the famous Captain Americas hamburger and mouth watering flame grilled steaks, there is something for everyone on the menu. Captain Americas offers the most attractive lunch deals in town & the early bird menu is a great way to start every night out. Captain Americas has branches on Grafton St, Blanchardstown and in Cork City. All our restaurants are fully licensed and we have a great selection of cocktails, beers & wines for you to choose from. Over the years we have collected hundreds of pieces of memorabilia from visiting Irish and international stars such as U2, Colin Farrell, Westlife, Debbie Harry and David Bowie and Green Day. Our memorabilia museum creates a unique and interesting atmosphere in the restaurants. We take reservations for groups, please look at our bookings page for further information or call us on the number listed below. Open 7 days a week
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  • 36
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 25
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  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Just ok

The place is cool and the service was excellent but the food isn´t that great, and if you charge 15 euro for a burger I expect better quality. The meat was supposed to be the best part of it... and ended to be the worst.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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English first
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

I visit here the start of May at around 9.20 pm.I found the staff to be very rude and rushing us out the door. We ordered two BBQ wings a cajan burger and a WELL done steak sandwich they were fine except the steak was not well done far from it. It was red inside the steak and cold. Also... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The place is cool and the service was excellent but the food isn´t that great, and if you charge 15 euro for a burger I expect better quality. The meat was supposed to be the best part of it... and ended to be the worst.

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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Captains America's has left me disappointed yet again. After a bad experience, I didn't visit for years, but attended for a party today. Our waitress was rude and disinterested, and didn't crack a smile once. Food was very fast out, and was nice. The minute we had finished they had cleared our plates AND our water glasses. I felt so... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I was here with my teenage kids a few weeks ago. We had a burger, Nachos and a burrito (or similar!). The portions are BIG. The food is tasty and the staff are friendly. All round good experience. This place is mostly frequented by 20 somethings and the atmosphere and decor is as such. Not suited to small kids or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food n staff are so friendly and accomadating, each of us were very pleased with our food and service, would definitely recommend this place for adults n kids suitable

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Cork
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Disgusting! Only redeeming factor was the staff. The food was made with cheap and poor quality ingredients, lacking in seasoning, dripping in grease and just downright disgusting! Won't be returning.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a great spot in Cork City, especially if you're a student. The 2 for 1s and student drinks are an absolute bargain! There's always great music and a lively atmosphere which makes it perfect for a night out with friends.The staff are all so lovely and helpful and the food is delicious with a great selection! Definitely one... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great place to go with a group of friends. I often go here before a night out with the girls. Great portions, great price. Lovely staff. Really can't go wrong with it

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This used to be one of my favourite places in Cork but having been there recently the standard has slipped. The burgers are good but then again you can't really mess up a burger. Some of the other options like fajitas are decent but the quality in general is on the poor side of average. I've seen employees walking through... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My boyfriend and I went here as a couple for dinner. It was quite busy when we arrived but because we had been meaning to try the place out for a while we stayed and waited to be seated. I went to the bathroom before we got a table and it appeared to be unisex, which is not really what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 / 5 | South Main Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 8972

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 56
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Hamburgers, Family Fare

Description

Captain Americas brought the original burger to Ireland back in December 1971. Since then it has continued to serve good quality American style food at great value prices. Home to the famous Captain Americas hamburger and mouth watering flame grilled steaks, there is something for everyone on the menu. Captain Americas offers the most attractive lunch deals in town & the early bird menu is a great way to start every night out. Captain Americas has branches on Grafton St, Blanchardstown and in Cork City. All our restaurants are fully licensed and we have a great selection of cocktails, beers & wines for you to choose from. Over the years we have collected hundreds of pieces of memorabilia from visiting Irish and international stars such as U2, Colin Farrell, Westlife, Debbie Harry and David Bowie and Green Day. Our memorabilia museum creates a unique and interesting atmosphere in the restaurants. We take reservations for groups, please look at our bookings page for further information or call us on the number listed below. Open 7 days a week
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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