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“Succulent Seafood & Friendly Atmosphere....” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Captain's Tavern

Captain's Tavern
9625 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156
(305) 666-5979
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Ranked #2 of 60 Restaurants in South Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Succulent Seafood & Friendly Atmosphere....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The perfect combination for a magnificent evening....... Looking for a Seafood Restaurant in trip advisor we came across Captain's Tavern after looking at the reviews decided to give it shot. The experience was amazing and we will highly recommended to other couples and friends.

Visited October 2013
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English first
Miami, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Old...”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food is ok. Service was rushed. I was expecting much more. The place seems outdated I guess if you are not a regular you are taken care the way other "regulars" where taken care of.

Visited September 2013
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Miami, Florida
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Old Miami seafood restaurant still great!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Captain's Tavern is still serving up some of the freshest, greatest, most simply prepared fish you can get in Miami. The place could use a makeover but you can always count on this place having a wait for people to eat really good seafood in a no frills environment.

Visited September 2013
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Miami, Florida
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Local favorite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Captain's Tavern has been as favored for Miami local for over forty years, food is always outstanding but the service is what brings back return business. Nightly specials are recommended. Wait times are always short if at all. Service staff goes out of the way to check on freshness and quality and are honest in their opinion. Lobster, prime rib and rib eye are always a good choice and the halibut can be excellent.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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“Tried and true; won't disappoint you”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This local seafood restaurant has been open since before 1979. There are many good reasons it has stood the tests of time, multiple recessions, economic downturns, population changes, the onslaught of corporate chains, etc. The food has been consistently good: well-prepared and presented; plentiful portions; reasonable prices; proficient and efficient service staff; wine bargains. We need to preserve individually owned and operated restaurants. This is a gem to be guarded. Take out-of-town guests, transplanted newcomers, returning former residents, children, grandchildren, grandparents and the like to delight in this old style Florida restaurant.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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