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“Seafood lovers heaven” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Captain Charlie's Reef Grill

Captain Charlie's Reef Grill
12846 Us Highway 1, Juno Beach, FL 33408-2221
(561) 624-9924
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Ranked #2 of 25 Restaurants in Juno Beach
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Freehold, NJ
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Seafood lovers heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This was our second trip to Captain Charlie's and our meals were excellent on both occasions. It seems that many people agree with this assesment as the place was packed. We got there early (5:30 pm) on a Thursday night and still had to wait 15 min. for a table. But, this is not a bad thing.This early mid-week crowd tells you that lots of folks love Captain Charlie's and once you eat here, you will understand why.
Charlie's offers a daily menu. That is, a menu of the fresh fish of the day. Always plenty of variety and choice of preparation. Fresh is the key word here. Those who truly love good seafood, will recognize the value that comes with "fresh." The location is tricky to find your first time around, but if you go once, you will be back and have no trouble finding Captain Charlie's Reef Grill.
The preparation is also key to excellent seafood. It has to be prepared to suit your taste and Captain Charlie's seems to get it right every time.We had an experienced waitress who understood exactly what we wanted and the kitchen produced our meals exactly as requested.
GO. You will not be disappointed.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Reading, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Best Seafood Ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The locals told us about this place. It is in a strip mall and hard to find but well worth the effort. Very casual atmosphere and a very diverse group of diners. The menu was extremely long but they stress the freshness of all their seafood. The waiter was very helpful directing us to what he thought were would enjoy. Perfect! My wife and I shared three (hugh) appetizers. Could not have been more pleased. The server knew this was our dinner and brought each appetizer out individually with the understanding that each would build off the previous one. He was so right. One of the best meals we have ever had.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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chicago, Illinois, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Really insulting”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Waited for more than 1/2 hr for bar seat, finally asked and told we were listed as "already seated" then told we were next then told we were not and would have to wait further. Walked out. Very poorly handled.

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Rockville Centre, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Glad We Tried It”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Our first night in Jupiter, my brother-in-law and sister-in-law took us to Captain Charlie's for an early dinner. We were very glad we got there early as it filled up very fast on Thursday night. The menu had a lot of specials and there was an early bird special, but you had to order the dishes with an asterisk and seemed very confusing. The waitress was very helpful and told us that the appetizers, of which there were many on special, were large enough for a meal. As the entrees seemed expensive to us, we were glad to hear that. My sister-in-law got the mussels and she said they were alright, but nothing special. My blackened dolphin fajitas were very good. I was warned that they were spicy, but they didn't seem too spicy for me - very flavorful, tho. My husband's salad and calamari were good. My brother-in-law was disappointed with his seafood paella which seemed more like a stew than paella. The house Cabernet was a good choice and the atmosphere was fun.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Egg Harbor Town
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29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“great seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

a place where were were told to go by our friends and very happy we did. small place in a strip mall you would go right by it if you didn't know it was there, nice courteous staff and wonderful,wonderful food. we arrived early as we were told and it didn't open till 5pm. but we only waited for 15 minutes and the cars started coming in. they finished setting up and opened right at pm. glad e went early by 530 thy were packed. its suppose to be such a secret but the people know all abut it. the waitress told us they don't even advertise that it s all word of mouth,well the secrets out and what a great place. will go back next time I'm in flordia.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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