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2765 N.E. 28th Court, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
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Price range: $15 - $38
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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143 reviews 143 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We like to pop in here when we are in Fort Lauderdale. This is a former speakeasy and is in a couple of rustic 1920's wooden buildings, it has a casual, comfortable vibe.They are on a peninsula with no parking. You park across the waterway in their lot which is in a residential neighborhood and can be tricky to find,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

So my daughter ended up moving about a mile from where you catch the boat to go to Caps Island to go to Cap's place so we had to go. Pretty cool taking a little boat over, the boat captain gives you some history of the area and the restaurant. Been around for 83 years I think he said. Was... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

If you are looking for a great meal---Cap's is Not the place to go. Very romantic to board a boat for a short trip to the restaurant. It is an old "speakeasy" on water. Food is less than average, and the price will knock the socks off of you.Only thing thats worse, is the price of watered down drinks.The service... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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97 reviews 97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have been to this restaurant many times over the years and I'm always pleased. Last Wednesday I brought some from friends from Panama and France to enjoy Cap's unique dining experience. We started with the short boat trip to the island restaurant with Captain Bob who mans the boat on Wednesdays. Our enthusiastic server Melissa made some suggestions for... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The best part of the visit was the short boat ride. The decor is very interesting, but the food was only average. What ended it for us were their prices. $13 dollar martinis? Both entrees were $35 each. I told the woman who appeared to be the manager that their drink prices rivaled NYC and were overpriced. She said, "That's... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

If you want to enjoy great seafood in a great spot on the water and enjoy seeing Florida like it was back in the late 1920's and 30's, you will want to experience Cap's Place. We lived in the Ft. Lauderdale area for almost 2 years back in 2001 & 2002 and we did not know about the restaurant. We... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Party of 8 for dinner and the consensus was that the food was mediocre and over-priced considering the quality. Rustic, quaint, and certainly historic, good service. Park and take the ferry provided. Nice adventure over-all, but found the food a bit disappointing.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is the fourth time I visited this historic restaurant built about 1928 and boasts guests from Winston Churchill to Al Capone and many others. Google the history to get you started. You take a very short ride on a water ferry to the island and our fish and crab was the best we've ever had anywhere. Our waitress Emma... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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441 reviews 441 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Old fashioned seafood restaurant. You can get their by car; but the biggest draw is the boat ride.. It's a historic setting. I had Tillapia, vegetables, house salad, and ice tea. cost $$$.

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Elizabethton, Tennessee, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stumbled into this place by looking at Google Maps. What an experience, probably the highlight of our trip. If nothing else the history and building are worth the visit. We were very surprised how great the food was, even the kids meal! The crab cakes were amazing, full of crab meat. Highly recommended!

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Additional Information about Cap's Place

Address: 2765 N.E. 28th Court, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
Phone Number: 954-941-0418
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lighthouse Point
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 38
Cuisine: Seafood

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