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Restaurant At Captain's Cove

1 Bostwick Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605-2435
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Ranked #51 of 328 restaurants in Bridgeport
Cuisines: Seafood
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English first
Stratford, Connecticut
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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

My sweetheart and I went to Captain's Cove last night to take advantage of the nice evening near the water. I orderd fried clams and a chili dog while she ordered a chili dog and a regular. It was not very crowded but the orders took well over 10 minutes to come on the tray. The fried clams were decent,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Excellent place to go and listen to live music, enjoy the water some drinks and some dancing. Food was almost average. "Whole Fried Clams"? NOT...half of the 20$ side dish were necks and the belly clams were TINY and DIRTY... again I am not a fan of prepackaged tartar sauce. 25c for extra? The Clam Chowdah was descent. The Stuffed... More

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United States
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113 reviews 113 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

He have made this our annual gathering place for Fathers day, however, this year was not that great. The line to order food was so long that it took 30 mins. or more to get to the counter! Even then, there were only two cash register and they need someone to direct the flow of the lines. After you wait... More

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Norwalk, CT
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I had been going to this place for over 15 years and I am disapointed to say that the food quality and value has gone down. We went there last night and waited a while for our food and will not be returning for food ever again. The atmosphere and bar was good. I could not recommend this place to... More

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Queensbury, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We had a nice time here, as it is great to sit on their deck and overlook the bay while eating. The food is exactly what you would expect (lots of fried items - most probably previously frozen - like the clam strips, shrimp, etc). It would be a little nicer if they used more fresh local seafood, but all... More

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South Windsor, Ct
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Went here on a reccomendation on a local TV spotlight. It was a cloudy Saturday with some sprinkles of rain (not a washout) 95% of the stores on the boadwalk were closed (it was 2pm) so that was a little dissapointing. The food was over priced had the Captain's Platter for $25.00 and it contained 2 nice good tasting pieces... More

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61 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Its a very nice place with beautiful scenery (see photos) but the food is overpriced and frozen. If you don't mind frozen - pre breaded seafood then this will surely please your palate. Not mine though. Worth the scenery only. I would recommend to experience once for the view :)

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Derby, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

ive been going to captains cove since back when they sold fresh fish. yep, a very long time ago. i even had a little shop there for the season of 2005. my sister swears this is the best fish and chips outside of england. i love the entertainment, great long bar and drink specials. lol nothing better than dining on... More

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Stratford, Connecticut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Typical fried fish, hamburgers and hot dogs. Lively atmosphere, great boaters destination. Live music.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

nice to have a casual place to eat on the water. good prices. fun bar with great entertainment. great ice cream and taffy at the shops too!

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