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Captain AJ's

208 E Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
252.726.3023
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Cuisines: American
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- Aug 6, 2013
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This restaurant changed it's name from skippers Cove but kept it same menu and service. It has an all you can eat seafood buffet with other items for 15.99. You can get a pound of crab legs for 7.99. No it doesn't have every sort of seafood on the planet but its selection of multiple styles of shrimp, clam strips,... More

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SW Virginia, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Yeah, an all you can eat seafood buffet sounds good, but really, If you think about it......how good could it really be? The food was disgusting and way over priced. It's like an old worn out 1970s buffet with bad shrimp. Do not go at all!

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

It was bad when it was Skipper's Cover and it's still bad under a new name. It's not even different owners, just a different name. I can't speak for their breafast buffet which I hear is pretty good. But their dinner buffet is terrible.

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San Francisco, California
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7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

We had the dinner buffet $16.99. The shrimp were overcooked and mushy, not the best selection. I think the other food we tried had been sitting out too long. Vegetables taste like they were from a can. Fried crab cakes and stuffed crabs, dry and salty. Needless to say, we both got sick that night from the food.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We drove by this restaurant on Saturday evening which almost looks vacant whenever we are passing by and it advertised buffet breakfast for $6.99. So we decided to try it today and we were pleased with the assortment for the price. We asked to see what was being offered before we took our seat and they had fresh made eggs,... More

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Raleigh, NC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

When the waitress told us the price of the buffet we almost walked out. But then we thought it must be really good for that price. It was awful to say the least. We could hardly eat it. I don't think anything on the buffet was "home made." Everything was canned or boxed. We'll never eat there again and will... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012 via mobile

Way over priced, substandard food, dive - its telling me to type more, but nothing more to say - yuck and spent way too much money - felt robbed

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Frederick, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

I am a huge seafood lover and this place is by far the worst seafood buffet I have every eaten at. My wife called the place prior to our arrival to ask how much they charged for the buffet. (Mind you the outside had all the buzz words-shrimp, scallops, and yes crab legs) The price quoted was 16.95. I thought... More

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Stem, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We had the breakfast buffet. The staff was very kind & attentive. The food was good. We had no complaints about anything. The food was fresh & hot. They had scrambled eggs, all kinds of meat, grits, gravy, breads, fruit, & more.

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NC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

This place just felt greasy--from the moment I pulled out my chair. Food was OK, but nothing to write home about. Standard buffet fare, but not at all appetizing. Go somewhere else!

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