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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: Small seafood restaurant chain in Southeast Georgia.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Not like it used to be

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
Cassie P
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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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Hoover, AL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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Greensboro, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Tasteless and expensive. We all decided to eat here after attending a funeral down the road. We had a large group of people...instead of receiving menus...we were given a paper to check off what we wanted. No prices were listed however but I had some what of an expectation of the prices. After some thought...I decided on the scallops with... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stopped here on our way through for lunch. The salad bar was good and the fried shrimp was tasty. The collard greens were excellent and so was the service. Best of all it was only about $10.00 per person. I would recommend this place to anyone who like simple seafood.

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Douglasville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Ate here for the first time just yesterday. It was a little before dinner and it was pretty busy. Got a to-go plate. The staff was very friendly, decor wasn't bad. I got a combo plate of grilled fish and fried oysters with a side of fried mac-n-cheese because I hadn't ever eaten any of that. The grilled fish tasted... More 

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Waycross, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My wife and I eat here about once every other month because it is close to our house and their salad and soup bar is really good. However, if you are in the mood for FRESH seafood, don't order it here. Their shrimp and fish are frozen and you can tell it when they are served to you. We just... More 

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bbq4u
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We were traveling through and stopped in for lunch despite some of the bad reviews. While the prices were a little high, the good and service was pretty good. Shrimp and grits, clams and bite sized shrimp were all good. The salad bar was great. Not too many places out there with good salad bars. This is also one of... More 

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Folkston, Georgia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

It is pretty good seafood. Have a buffet salad bar with quite a few items including homemade sweet potato chips, soups, bread. My husband had steak and it was not done as he asked but they did replace it with good attitude. I think the place is not as good as it used to be a few years ago. We... More 

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?