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Captain Kidd Restaurant

77 Water St, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1025
+1 508-548-8563
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Ranked #8 of 12 Restaurants in Woods Hole
Price range: $12 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Captain Kidd Restaurant and Bar has a menu the presents American Seafood and Grille as well as the freshest raw bar in town.
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Sometimes change is not good, it can be horrendous. We have been coming here since the Falmouth Road Race was "an infant". We have enjoyed and supported Captain Kidds through hurricanes , renovations, their ups and downs! We have gathered on the dock for many dinners and have many memories from time spent at the great bar and playing pinball.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The food is great, service is good, and they have renovated the interior to bring it up to date. Some locals say they've lost their waterfront edgey charm, and the purple lighting on the deck is oddly disorienting, but this Woods Hole classic is still great!

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Columbus, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

On a recent voyage to Cape Cod, my mother and I took a side trip to Wood's Hole. Looking for a spot to eat, we examined the menu of Captain Kidd and found some choices that sounded appealing enough to take a chance. After being led to a dockside seat with boats surrounding us, we placed our order with a... More

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Boston, MA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We visit every year and are always remembered - and welcomed- by the wonderful manager. This personal touch, for us, really adds to the atmosphere. I'm embarrassed to say I don't know the name of this kind man, but he is a treasure. This year we were pleasantly surprised by the renovations, looks great! The menu has a nice mix... More

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Judy L, Public Relations Manager at Captain Kidd Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about the manager. His name is Rob and he will be happy to welcome you back on your visit next year too. We are glad you enjoyed the meal and like the renovations. More

Arlington, MA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went there after the Falmouth Road Race. The lobster panzella was absolutely delicious. Big chunks of lobster, fresh tomatoes, croutons and shaved Parmesan cheese with just the right amount of dressing. I would highly recommend this salad.

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North Bend, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Kidd is a Woods Hole classic, both restaurant and bar. The restaurant is reasonable priced by Woods Hole standards and the food is better than most other restaurants in the area. Not fantastic, but usually very good. The staff are not polished, but are generally young and enthusiastic. Not 'fine dining', but fun and friendly. You can also sit... More

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San Francisco
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84 reviews 84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had mussels and calamari with draft cider, great food in a lovely spot overlooking the water. Although the restaurant was super busy, they accomodated us with a spot in the `salon' overlooking the water. We had a really nice dinner and will definitely be coming back, this was the best meal we had while Woods Hole, don't quite understand... More

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Have gone here for 20+ years. One of the most picturesque spots , eating on the dock. Restaurant had a redo. The food is substandard at best. The service is appallingly unprofessional and slow. Ate there on 8/11. Waiter's approach to table... "What can I grab for you?". Cocktails served after appetizer . Root vegetable salad consisted of French fry... More

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Barendrecht
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We're a family of 5 from The Netherlands. Portions in the USA tend to be too big and too fatty. This place was perfect. Delicious calamari to share, fine lobster all natural with mussels and potatoes with separate butter if needed. Nice tuna steak, lobster salad and ravioli. Fish and chips was good as well. All good value for money.... More

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Lebanon, CT
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This local favorite on the water in Woods Hole serves good food year round. Four of us ate here for dinner. I had fish and chips which were done well, crispy coating on tender fish and excellent hand cut french fries. The cole slaw was very good. The portion was disappointing. I would have gotten two fillets of that size... More

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