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562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
828-456-6761
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Decent seafood place...

Decent basic seafood place. The typical fried and broiled options. Bake potatoes are very small. Not wonderful but far from bad.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
kyleent
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Waynesville, North Carolina
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Trenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Partry of three, no wait. Good service and food. We had shrimp, scallops and catfish. Started to get their burger which was ground beef and ground bacon.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Decent basic seafood place. The typical fried and broiled options. Bake potatoes are very small. Not wonderful but far from bad.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I live in the area and love seafood. My wife and I tried this place once, and that was enough. I ordered sauteed scallops and fried shrimp. Both were overcooked, and had absolutely no seasonings that I could detect on them. Most of the fare seemed to be pre-packaged frozen stuff chunked into the fryer, but the prices are what... More 

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Waynesville, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This restaurant is about 5 miles from our home. We had gone years ago, but found one in Asheville, NC that we like much better (about 35 miles - one way). Last Monday, we were near the restaurant in Asheville and went there to eat, but they are closed on Mondays. I was really wanting seafood so we came back... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This place is soooo nasty! Food was horrible. Waitress was hateful. Never going back. I warn you don't go there!

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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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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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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 to $15
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: 562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: 828-456-6761

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $15
  • Cuisine: Seafood

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