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Capt'n Jack's Island Grill

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2701 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260-5460
609-523-1700
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
very average, 2.5 stars

So I keep giving this place a try and keep getting disappointed. The good... great atmosphere and the staff has always been helpful and friendly. But the bottom line is the food isn't very good--and I've been at least 5 or 6 times now--and the more serious offense is the weak drinks! maybe it's a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2014
julesverne
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Chicago
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Chicago
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

So I keep giving this place a try and keep getting disappointed. The good... great atmosphere and the staff has always been helpful and friendly. But the bottom line is the food isn't very good--and I've been at least 5 or 6 times now--and the more serious offense is the weak drinks! maybe it's a boardwalk rule... I can just... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

we were a little late for our annual trek to the wildwood boardwalk this year. we stopped up there two weekends after labor day. many times we had passed the island grill, and found the menu interesting. usually we eat before we get that far up the walk. anyhow this time we made up our mind to hold our till... More 

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Ronkonkoma, New York
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157 reviews 157 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

As the only restaurant/Bar that I found on the Boardwalk I expected more. The Bar area was nice but kind of tight on the second floor. It over looked the beach area and the GO-Karts which were kind of loud. The bathrooms were downstairs and kind of our of the restaurant. We only got appetizers which were better then average.... More 

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Although I was there last year and we were very impressed I wasn't as delighted with the place this time. The waitstaff was very friendly and served food promptly and came back repeatedly to ask if we needed anything. I just was not real impressed with the food. It was good but not like I remembered from the year before.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

After reading some reviews we were unsure about going here but we decided to eat there one night on our vacation and it was the best place on our vacation. The atmosphere was relaxing they had the best view of the beach and the food was good too. The fish tacos we ordered were awesome and the Cubans I would... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Just ate here food was over priced ordered the shrimp po boy and got 2 pieces of fried shrimp with a sub roll wife got the buffalo chicken sliders with barley any chicken( literally half a chicken tender split into 3) with nothing but lettuce, what a waste of money spend it somewhere else fish bowl was watered down and... More 

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NJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This place is much better than a boardwalk restaurant has a right to be. The fish tacos with blackened tuna were really great. We also enjoyed the pineapple cole slaw. Our waiter (I don't remember his name, unfortunately - obviously the drinks were good too) was very good in helping us navigate the menu.

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Rochester, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Thinking this was a nice sit down restaurant on the boardwalk was a big mistake. My husband ordered Hawaiian pizza... it was literally 3 3x3 pieces of flat bread not even toasted with a piece a hame a piece of pineapple and a few shreds of cheese on each for $10. I told him to send it back but he... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was the worst experience we have ever had in Wildwood. I found this resturant on tripadvisor and made the mistake of bringing my whole family. Terrible service, cold food.

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New Paltz, NY
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Just like all the rest. Nice second floor bar, weak drinks. The fish bowl is a sure fire way to get drunk with 64oz of blue liquid with that was claimed to be 16oz of liquor. Its $27 but it does the job. We didn't try the food, but it was exactly what we were expecting from a boardwalk bar.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2701 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260-5460
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Wildwood
  • Phone Number: 609-523-1700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Bar

Description

609-523-1700

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