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All 96 Waynesville Restaurants

Captain's Bay

562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
828-456-6761
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Ranked #48 of 96 Restaurants in Waynesville
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood
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English first
Waynesville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Ugh. Walking in the first thing you notice is the outdated decor. And the dirt. The banquettes are all ripped. And there are dusty chachkas everywhere. Should have been a clue. The second clue should have been the salad. Whenever the salad is bad, the rest of the food normally follows suit. Well, no exception here. Greasy, unappealing in every... More

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

it's difficult to find good southern seafood in the NC mountains, but Captain's Bay fills the bill. Prices are good, food is good. Excellent service.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

They mainly offer seafood but have other items on the menu. While on our trips we sometimes look for the best food value for the money and this is it in Waynesville, NC We normally eat seafood once per week year round, so we thought we would stop in at Captain's Bay. I was blown away bv the special. Alaskan... More

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South Carolina
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97 reviews 97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Good food and friendly staff make this a favorite whenever we are in the area. While it may not have the cuisine of a fancy bitsro, the down home cookin' (Frog legs anyone?) will have your mouth watering for your next return visit.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had the opportunity to dine here on the evening of 8/3/14. Service was very good, food was just what everyone hoped it would be. and the pricing was in line with other area seafood restaurants. Will be going back again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I am glad I only spent $3.99 on the lunch special. My wife and I had lunch here. The lunch spexial was whitefish, coe slaw, fries and hush puppies. We also had some fries pickles as an appetizer. Tje oickles were over done and were sent back. The slaw looked like ir had seen too many days sitting out waiting... More

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Sanford, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Went and ordered the spaqetti plate came with toast and salad do not like salad so wanted extra toast instead of salad would not substitute extra toast. Wife got devil crab well overdone and did not look like devil's crab more like a salmon patty. Way overpriced. Do not waste time or money.

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Whitefish, Montana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We stopped in for lunch and ordered broiled grouper and broiled mahi-mahi. Both were terrible. The grouper looked good, but it tasted like butter. They broiled it submerged in butter. The mahi was the opposite, dry and hard. They were inedible. The steamed vegetables were fine, but it wasn't worth eating if that is all I was going to eat.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I absolutely love this place. It got pretty bad for a while there. However, the new manager has worked very hard to keep her customers coming back. The staff is friendlier and I think it is the best staff they have ever had. I would definitely recommend this place.

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Honea Path, South Carolina
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106 reviews 106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is a good place to eat seafood at a reasonable price. They have many specials you can choose from. Fried baby shrimp is always good and portion size was good. Service is good and wait time for your order is reasonably short.

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Additional Information about Captain's Bay

Address: 562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
Phone Number: 828-456-6761
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Waynesville
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Seafood

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