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1218 N Highway 16, Denver, NC 28037-6004
17044832121
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3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Consistent and always tasty

We enjoy Captain's Cap about once a month, often as take out. They advertise as a family fish camp and they are always busy. They have a drive up window in the back of the building for picking up take-out, which is a unique feature. This is one of the locations and has been in business since 1981... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2015
20hdk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

We enjoy Captain's Cap about once a month, often as take out. They advertise as a family fish camp and they are always busy. They have a drive up window in the back of the building for picking up take-out, which is a unique feature. This is one of the locations and has been in business since 1981. We're not... More 

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Thank 20hdk
Denver, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The older crowd must enjoy this place as there appears to be a line at the very early dinner hour. We ate shrimp which was ok.

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Thank Jbenno
Mount Holly, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

For a good old fashioned fish fry, this place has a wide variety of seafood prepared fried, broiled. or grilled at very nice prices. The breading on the fish is light and not greasy or overdone. Lots of fish and fishing related pictures on the walls. No alcohol served but the food is good enough not to deter you. Lots... More 

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Thank Piseu
Marion, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Service was exceptional. Seafood was excellent. One of us had the sirloin tips. Weren't exactly tips, more like strips. Was more than he could eat. Good salad bar. Would like to see some type of meat on the salad bar.

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Thank Danny W
Denver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten at Captains Cap many times over the years and the food has always been good. I am not crazy about the carry out orders, sometimes these can be greasy. Family style restaurant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Upon arrival, customers travel a maze through the building to reach the hostess. I guess this is done in anticipation of a large crowd needing a queuing line? Friendly staff and quick to seat, large menu though everything is batter coated and fried. I had hoped to see options for grilled, boiling and broiling without breading due to dietary limitations.... More 

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Thank 1Xaround
Denver, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The seafood is consistently good and always tastes freshly prepared. Every meal comes with a free trip to the salad bar, which is a good perk. The green shrimp, fillet of flounder, and even the chicken tenders are our usual favorites. Just don't order the fantail shrimp--one of the waitstaff told us that's the only seafood they serve that is... More 

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Thank lovingourtravels
Denver, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My wife andI have eatenThe Captains Cap man times sincemoving to Denver 15 years ago. I will say there re bette seafood restaurants, however they arent in denver. If you want to eat "fishcamp" style seafood in Denver this is your best option. At times the food is greasy assome of the ohers hve noted but most times it isnt.... More 

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Thank Will H
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

I am from the area, however, I live out of town now. Whenever I come into town I try to make it a point to come here to eat. Love the atmosphere, love the salad bar and the food.

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Thank pixie1232002
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

what a joke of an operation. the food atmosphere is horrible unless you want to walk back into 1970. the food is not any better cheap quality, no flavor, salad bar is a joke and only one visit ...No one would want to got it back its so damn small and very few options. Do not go here unless you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1218 N Highway 16, Denver, NC 28037-6004
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: 17044832121

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Tuesday
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?