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Captain Marden's Seafoods

279 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5910
781-235-3737
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Ranked #5 of 66 restaurants in Wellesley
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Brevard,NC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Was exposed to Captain Mardens about 17 years ago when I ate my first lobster roll at the Newton Mass store. They eventually closed leaving only the Wellesley restaurant. Same quality there. At our historic family reunion mentioned last week, a group of us tried to make reservations but they are not accepted. However, when we arrived about 1:15pm management... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

One incident is not a reflection of a trend nor is one bad customer service experience indicative of larger issue. However, I wanted to bring to light an incident that was poorly handled in my opinion. I purchased 8 lobsters and 2 dozen oysters 2 weeks ago. Two hours after I purchased the lobsters, I cooked them as I normally... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you don't feel like steaming your own lobster at home - this is the best place to eat it out. Great wait staff, delicious sides and fairly priced. Oh yes - you can even bring in your own wine! There is other fish on the menu and the fried selections are outstanding. We have eaten the fried sea scallops... More

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West Dennis, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

A great breakfast/ lunch place.....good food, always fresh. We prefer this restaurant for Breakfast...they have a wonderful seafood market next to the restaurant...

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Utilitarian nautical atmosphere. Has interesting grocery attached but had to rush off. Very good seafood.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

All the seafood is fresh. It is clean and not just a takeout place. you can enjoy seating down to enjoy your meal. Also they have a very fine breakfast.

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Albany, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This restaurant actually is called The Captain's Restaurant & TakeAway. It's under the umbrella of Captain Marden’s Seafoods, a seafood market next door. The restaurant is casual but a step up from what you'd expect at a typical fish fry place. For example, when you 1st walk in, you're not hit in the face with an overwhelming fried fish aroma.... More

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Needham, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We've gone to Capt. Mardens for oysters a few times. The oysters are incredibly fresh and delicious. Each time, there is a different selection to choose from (selection meaning the source of the oysters). Could be Duxbury, Wellfleet, Falmouth, etc. The server will happily describe how each differs. If there are multiple choices, you can order a mixed plate so... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Known in the area for their very fresh seafood, and they didn't disappoint. Menu is simple....choose your fish and how you want it cooked, plus some of their own creations. But everything we had was great. They don't sell wine or beer but will serve it if you bring your own.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Very friendly staff, superb food and excellent value for money....visited 3 times during my short stay to run the 2014 Boston Marathon...I was the guy from the UK.....

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