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Captain Bill's

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122 Ocean Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8719 (Montauk Highway)
Captain Bill's is a short trip from the Bay Shore train station.
(631) 665-6262
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
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
Great Place with a nice view

The food and service here are great. The staff is very friendly and attentive. I would recommend going here for a nice dinner. Sit by the window for a nice water view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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New York City, New York
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Bay Shore, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The main restaurant is a great upscale seafood restaurant. The prices are not out of sight and the portions are large. If you sit in the south dinning room you will have a nice view of the water. There is a room upstairs for those special family occasions like a birthday or other party for 20 or 30 people. If... More 

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New York
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Captain Bill's is a wonderful venue for your event. We've attended several social and family functions at Capt. Bill's and have experienced great food and service every time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

First time there and definitely will return. The fish was both fresh and tasty. I wish the portions were bigger. The choices on the menu were limited I like to see more items.

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New York City, New York
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The food and service here are great. The staff is very friendly and attentive. I would recommend going here for a nice dinner. Sit by the window for a nice water view.

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Babylon, New York
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I was here on Sunday for the buffet brunch. The selection and quality is good. They have your traditional breakfast foods and an omelet station and then also lunch options and a carving station. There's also a large dessert station. Unlimited Bloody Marys and Mimosas are included.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Captain Bill's may be one of the nicest seafood restaurants on Long Island. A throwback to the "special occasion" places of yesteryear, Bill's has a comfortable, but elegant atmosphere. Located on the water and right near the ferry, the views can be breathtaking. Seating may be difficult during the summer, but reservations are accepted. Food is fresh and wonderfully prepared.... More 

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Holbrook, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Ate here with a total of 8 family members. I had reservations & was seated promptly with a great view of the water. Wait staff was excellent as was the food. Most of us had the $40. two lb lobster special. Really good. Been going to Capt Bills for over 40 yrs & always a treat. Highly recommended

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North Babylon, New York, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great place for catering wedding, sweet 16, or company dinner. The atmosphere by the water is excellent. Food was very good. Had a great time. Would definitely go back again.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Returned to Captain Bill's after many, many years during our visit to Long Island. Family dinner on Sunday evening, July 19th, for my spouse's birthday. After an initial mix-up regarding the seating, we waited nearly fifteen minutes for the waitress to come to the table, even though we notified the young lady that originally seated us, as well as the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful facility for weddings and other parties or just to stop in for drinks at the bar and dinner. Food was fantastic! Service was superb! We spent time in the bar before a fabulous wedding reception and enjoyed the marina atmosphere of this restaurant/ catering venue on the water.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 122 Ocean Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8719
    (Montauk Highway)
  • Public Transportation: Captain Bill's is a short trip from the Bay Shore train station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Bay Shore
  • Phone Number: (631) 665-6262

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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