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706 Succotash Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-5802
(401) 789-4556
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great seafood with a view

Stopped by after a trip to the beach. Staff is super friendly and the seafood is fresh. Very consistent and they never waver. I had the special - 3 clam cakes, clam chowder and fish & chips. The clam cakes were GIANT and could have had a bit more clams but were very tasty and not greasy at all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Lori-Ellen S
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West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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  • Large groups
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West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Stopped by after a trip to the beach. Staff is super friendly and the seafood is fresh. Very consistent and they never waver. I had the special - 3 clam cakes, clam chowder and fish & chips. The clam cakes were GIANT and could have had a bit more clams but were very tasty and not greasy at all. Fish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I have been going to Cap'n Jacks since I was a wee one. I love this place! The food is always good. Especially the clam fritters. I have heard the locals say they prefer other area restaurants, and I will try them, but this place will always be a favorite to me. And if you are ever in CT, this... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

had dinner there.over Mother's Day weekend.The food was great.Each of us had a different selection and everyone enjoyed their choice. I especially recommend the scallops. There were plenty and they were delicious..

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richmond ri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Been going here for years, so time for a review. The recent changes at Cap'n Jacks are very noticeable and welcomed. The menu focuses on seafood, but there's something for everyone here. The food is delicious! Very well prepared and nicely presented. The prices are very reasonable. Service is prompt and always pleasant. Desserts are yummy! The dining room overlooks... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Family owned and operated for many years with consistent service and quality food. Lobsters were cooked perfectly and very delicious, NE clam chowder is very good. The deserts are sinful with éclairs that weigh a pound each! The back porch overlooks the salt marsh and is beautiful. They recently added a bar with oyster bar that is relaxed seating and... More 

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

So, what can I say. We have been coming to Cap'n Jacks for years and years....probably a couple years skipped in there. But this past year we decided to try again, we were pleasantly surprised. Now we've been here a dozen times and never disappointed! Can't eat here enough! The great food (awesome prices), friendly staff, beautiful view of the... More 

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Carrabassett Valley, Maine
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

There was a time when the line to get into Cap'n Jacks was a solid hour wait. No more. Four years ago a new restaurant (Matunuck Oyster Restaurant) opened across the street to killer acclaim and it was the death knoll for Cap'n Jacks. My parents used to eat at Cap'n Jacks every Friday evening in the summer. I went... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A night out with friends met with a disappointing meal. The chowder and clam cakes were just okay... The Shrimp Scampi was absolutely tasteless. One of guys in our party had a big bowl of steamers which he enjoyed. But, no one else felt the same on their meals!

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Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I thought it was just okay, nothng great. We had calamari to start. It was fried and served with lemon and banana peppers. I am not sure which of these items caused the calamari to be soggy. It tasted okay. The clam cakes are good. I picture foodies going all of the way to RI just for the clamcakes. I... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

this place has been around for years, the food is good, the service okay and the prices average. The problem is there are other places now located in the area that do as good as or better job. Time for the Cap'n to rethink his operation to compete with the competitor's.

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Additional Information about Cap'n Jack's Restaurant

Address: 706 Succotash Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-5802
Phone Number: (401) 789-4556
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  South Kingstown  >  Wakefield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: Italian, American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 706 Succotash Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-5802
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  South Kingstown  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: (401) 789-4556

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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