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Captain Johns Seafood Grille

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13057 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-5001
843-235-9300
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Reservations

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointed

Went to Captain John's because they advertised "New England" seafood, and we wanted haddock. It was cold for this area about 35 outside. We should have left the restaurant when we saw the hostess with a sweater style coat on. Only three parties on a Tuesday night, all with coats on. We... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Ed Janet B
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Haverhill
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Haverhill
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Went to Captain John's because they advertised "New England" seafood, and we wanted haddock. It was cold for this area about 35 outside. We should have left the restaurant when we saw the hostess with a sweater style coat on. Only three parties on a Tuesday night, all with coats on. We complained to the hostess who told the older... More 

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Cape Cod, Mass
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This place has to have a Northeast background!! New England clam chowder was spot on, Lobster Roll was perfect. We are snow birds from Cape Cod and, believe me, this place would make it back home. So, while we hide from the Blizzard of 2015, it's good to find a spot of home here. C.J.s is clean and service is... More 

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Buffalo, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Had lunch,Maine Lobster roll ,Spicy Seafood gumbo .sea food excellent good service,large seafood menu.Wife had Lemon Pepper Chicken with rice,

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Balaton, mn
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stopped by for lunch. Had the specials. Food came out quick, tasted great. Nice atmosphere. Friendly staff. Reasonably priced.

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Central, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Yummy seafood gumbo, delightful service, and comfortable atmosphere. Good steak, about a 4 out of 5, but the seafood was excellent.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

The haddock I had in this restaurant is as good or better than any haddock I have had in New England, where I live. Great food!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Well I must say being a southerner I was very skeptical about this place because they are from the north, and I got what I expected,server was friendly but we had the worst calamari ever, had it returned and the owner yelled at the poor server,obviously not her fault,I was embarrassed and felt bad for the poor server. Will not... More 

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Nancy G, Manager at Captain Johns Seafood Grille, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you did not like your calamari appetizer. The owners and management take great care in putting out a superior product at a reasonable price. Our food is always fresha ms prepared daily. Please come in again and try something more to your liking. Thanks for your input. More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Best fish sandwich on the south end. awesome fries and you can't go wrong with the buffalo shrimp when offered. beer options were also a pleasant surprise. we'll be back!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Was recommended this local place, by the gentlemen we rented our condo from. Can't say enough good things about it. Great food, ambience, service and prices. Clean, cozy friendly. A bucket list item. So good we went twice in three days!

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We have eaten twice at Captain John's in the past week and plan to eat there again tonight. Very good food without being fancy. Menu is limited to the things they do best, which I like. The fresh haddock and the New Bedford scallops are outstanding. Excellent value for good fresh seafood with a New England slant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13057 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-5001
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Pawleys Island
  • Phone Number: 843-235-9300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?