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Captain Joe's Seafood Restaurant

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2010 Plant Ave, Waycross, GA 31501-5237
912-283-2144
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Small seafood restaurant chain in Southeast Georgia.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Where to go in Waycross

This is where we take visitors to Waycross. The seafood is always fresh and prepared good and the salad bar is huge! I love the blackened Grouper, fried Shrimp, onion rings, shrimp salad

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
blessedman
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south Georgia
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south Georgia
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is where we take visitors to Waycross. The seafood is always fresh and prepared good and the salad bar is huge! I love the blackened Grouper, fried Shrimp, onion rings, shrimp salad

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Waycross, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My husband and I enjoy this restaurant when we get a chance for a night out and want seafood. Parking lot was full when we arrived, but we were seated right away. We were expecting a long wait for our food since there were a couple of parties in the back. We both ordered bite sized fried shrimp. Salad bar... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Growing up in a small town about 40 miles away, this was the go to place if you wanted to go eat seafood. Family oriented, wait staff always friendly, good value for the meals. Salad bar is always fresh, with a variety that some "chain" restaurant's are skimping on. Word of warning: don't get the buffet unless you are really... More 

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Brunswick, Georgia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

They have a very friendly staff...our waitress was kristen and she did a wonderful job! The food was great...we had fried dinners but it is not heavy greasy breading so we did enjoy it ! The salad bar is wonderful with so many selections it is hard to try it all! We will be back !

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Douglas, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My husband & I went here for lunch on Memorial day during an off hour (between 2 & 3PM). We ordered from the lunch menu (available until 4PM). I ordered the chicken quesadilla, seafood gumbo & onion rings. My husband ordered fantail shrimp, coleslaw, and onion rings. The onion rings were fresh battered, huge, crisp, and delicious. They were served... More 

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Georgia Coast, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I have been to Captain Joe's only twice before, because as a seafood lover I don't find it very good. This time I was surprised. I ordered the catfish and fantailed shrimp, both fried. the shrimp were great, but the catfish was just ok. The salad bar was good, but the baked potato was just average. I don't know when... More 

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Hoover, AL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had lunch here while in town for a class reunion. I had the seafood plate with shrimp, oysters and the best crab cake I've ever had. It also has a 40 item salad bar with just about anything you could ask for. The waitress was very friendly and attentive.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I ate shrimp and had it fried. Worse shrimp I've ever had. I'm from Fernandina Beach Fla and yes my family was shrimpers. So I know a little about shrimp. They were so bad I just asked for a box to go after the first bite. The service was, take order, bring disgusting food, check. The owner... More 

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Paragould, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This restaurant has some of the best bite size shrimp we had had in quite a while. Everyone's food in our party was good. The lettuce on the salad bar could have been a little fresher. Other than that, I would rate this restaurant very high.

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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One thing I love about Waycross is that it has some of the best food you could possibly find. Captain Joe's has always been one of my favorite places to eat at back home. The soup and salad bar is the best you will ever come across. The only issue is that the restaurant has aged alot of the years... More 

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Additional Information about Captain Joe's Seafood Restaurant

Address: 2010 Plant Ave, Waycross, GA 31501-5237
Phone Number: 912-283-2144
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Waycross
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2010 Plant Ave, Waycross, GA 31501-5237
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Waycross
  • Phone Number: 912-283-2144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Small seafood restaurant chain in Southeast Georgia.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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