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The Captains Table

47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
252-995-3117
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Ranked #13 of 20 Restaurants in Buxton
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
South Bend, Indiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Our entire family was looking for a restaurant when we visited the Outer Banks in August 2014. It's hard to please 8 people, including a 4 year old and a 7 year old. But this place fulfilled all our needs! The menu had a lot of different things to choose from, from sea food to bbq ribs and everyone was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

The food wasn't that good honestly there are better places to go the food was burnt and the chicken tenders were gross if you are considering going I would say don't. It's seriously not good. There is a possibility you may get a stomach ache from the food

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Massapequa, N.Y.
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Excellent, friendly, attentive wait staff. A bit dated decor, but it is kind of nostalgic and clean....great air conditioning on a hot humid evening....good variety on the menu and the prices are quite reasonable...quick, free refills on the iced tea...a good value for your money, and the food is quite good...I had broiled flounder ( be specific that you want... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It takes a lot for me to send something back, but I didn't even hesitate on the plate I received. The broiled crab cake tasted like Old Bay overload. The scallops were overcooked, and the clams were not washed well - I went through a whole glass of tea to wash the sand out of my mouth. The service was... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We really enjoyed The Captain's Table while visiting North Carolina's Outer Banks. In fact, we enjoyed it so much we dined there on 2 occasions... First for lunch & then again for dinner, a few nights later!! As our review title indicates, we found the lunch experience to be superior in every respect... less busy, better & more friendly service,... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Not much of a seafood lover except lobster Since we are on an island, why not try a local fresh fish...catch of the day Spanish mackerel cooked with Cajun spices. Still tastes like fish. Did I mention I'm not big on fish. They didn't have lobster and you cannot eat steak at a fish house. If you like fish, you... More

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Lincolnshire UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Was recommended to visit by owner of Cape Hatteras Motel-excellent advice. Arrived around 7pm-had a short wait. Food superb-I had the crab and shrimp salad and my husband had the half rack of ribs. Fresh hush puppies waiting on the table. Excellent friendly service and reasonably priced. Will be back before the end of our holidays

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Minnesota
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143 reviews 143 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great Seafood and Ribs. There food was very tasty and was a large portion for the price. I think I had a whole rack of ribs for $15. My wife loved their crab cakes and shrimp.

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Carlisle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

This was our first time going to the Captains Table. We were very pleased! We got there at 5:00 were seated right away. Fast service, excellent food at a fair price. Very large portions!! Only thing we noticed was the dated decor. I think everyone should give it a try!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We went here on the first night of our vacation. I was VERY disappointed. I am not a fan of large shrimp so when my meal came with the largest shrimp I have ever seen WITH THE TAILS STILL ON THEM I nearly cried! It would have been nice if our waitress, who was not friendly and seemed to be... More

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