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Captain's Cap

1218 N Highway 16, Denver, NC 28037-6004
704-483-2121
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Ranked #7 of 53 Restaurants in Denver
Cuisines: Seafood
Most recent review
- Aug 31, 2014
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have been to Captain's Cap in Denver NC several times over the years and 5 times in the last 3 months. We like the salad bar which is a nice feature. We always enjoy the seafood with various friends, and the service always great. I have read some critical reviews about the food and service, and I can honestly... More

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Lenoir, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Typical inland, chain seafood eatery. They have other options on the menu besides fish. Portions were good and food was well prepared. They were busy and drinks were allowed to run out. Seemed like regulars got a little more attention. I understand this, but less chit-chat might have left time for better service to the first time visitor.

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Denver, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My mother and I usually eat at Captain's Cap about every month or two. Great salad bar, I love the broiled scallops, they have a great flavor, and the serving is plentiful. I tried the baby flounder, it had an okay taste, I prefer the baby flounder from Safari Miles right down the road, which is excellent.

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Lincolnton, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We have eaten here a number of times. The seafood is very good. We have never had a bad meal. The prices are very reasonable. The restaurant has plenty of seating area , so even during busy times , we haven't had to wait. The salad bar doesn't have alot of choices, but it has always been fresh and very... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

A decent menu served by friendly staff. Nothing exceptional but generally good, well cooked food. The overall image of this restaurant is that it could do with updating as if feels very plastic. Better booths and tables would help the image of this restaurant. No complaints about the food though.

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Stanley, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

They have very good seafood and are reasonably priced. The Captain's Cap seafood platter is great but it's more food than I can eat at one setting.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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113 reviews 113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

This place tends to be pretty busy during peak hours. I only like shrimp and it was fine. I get the impression that they are taken advantage of by the signs at the salad bar "on trip only" type signs.

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Aurora, Illinois
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119 reviews 119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Visiting friends in the area, we were looking for a place for dinner, and found Captain's Cap. Pleasantly surprised at the very good dinners we all had for a reasonable price. My shrimp hit the spot, my husband's catfish was succulent (his comment), our friends enjoyed their dinner as well.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

I have dinner here with my husband at least three times a month and we leave stuffed every time! The fresh salad bar is great, dressings are homemade and delicious and the beef tips are FANTASTIC! My husband always orders a fish platter and its consistently fresh and he loves it! I'm always greeted warmly by many of the servers... More

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Denver, North Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012 via mobile

This place survives on cheap prices, fried foods, an older clientele, and lack of competition. Really, don't waste your time or money. You will be better off at Wendy's, or lakeshore barbecue.

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