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Captain's Bay

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562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
828-456-6761
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 13
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  • 8
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Food average, no service

Food was served quickly, but was very average. The server never came back after food was served. We would have ordered dessert.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2015
Chris C
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Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Food was served quickly, but was very average. The server never came back after food was served. We would have ordered dessert.

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Thank Chris C
Waynesville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Prices are very fair, and conveniently located off of Russ Ave.Try it you'll like it. we had fish and chips,,, and they even have malt vinegar.

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Thank Rob B
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Service is terrible . And food is not so good . We will not go back . We had the fried Alaskan white fish . It was GREY / BROWN . I cant prove it but i think it was catfish . Like i said we wont go again . We dont like being deceived also fish was about 1/8... More 

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Thank PETE K
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Decent food that I would go back to. Really the only bad things were the booth seats are sitting on the springs. Material is all most see though rough on the butt they really need to replace them the whole place is very dated people nice food came fast got captain seafood platter the slaw was great well all was... More 

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Thank Dilligaf420
Waynesville, North Carolina
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

My husband and I go to Captains Bay when we are hungry for a big plate of fried seafood. The fried clams are my husbands favorite. I love the shrimp and fish. Plenty of food and always served quickly. The servers are very pleasant and aim to give you what you need. This is not a fancy place, but it... More 

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Thank Sandra H
California
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Strictly for those on a tight budget. Inexpensive but the food reflects that price. Decor is tacky. Servers are great, though.

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Thank Libby D
Clyde, North Carolina
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Great seafood, Very large portions, food is cooked perfect. Not overcooked or dry from a heat lamp. Staff is friendly and service is fast.

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Thank funinthesun28721
New Market, Tennessee
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

I live an hour and 1/2 away and drive to Waynesville just to eat at Captain's Bay. The food is very reasonably priced, tasty and the service is always friendly.

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Mullins
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

great seafood, friendly & cozy place to dine, prices not bad at all. good food. Great ice tea, and they keep your glass filled.

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Thank GrandmaTemanuel
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This is the only restaurant I n Waynesville that sells good seafood heaping up at such a wonderful low price. They offer other than Seafood but they do a good job on seafood. The restaurant is large and the wait staff are very attentive. You just cant go wrong for seafood at Captain's Bay..

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Thank Wayne J

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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