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“Seafood lovers can feast” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Captain John's Seafood House

Captain John's Seafood House
9887 Oak Street SW, Waterfront, Calabash, NC 28467
910-579-6011
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Ranked #12 of 32 restaurants in Calabash
Cuisines: Seafood
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Breckenridge, Colorado
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Seafood lovers can feast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We enjoyed our dinner at Capt John's. The hush puppies were hot and tasty with the cinnamon butter. The portions were very large and the pick 3 dinner is a good way to try 3 of your favorites fish entrees in one dinner. The flounder was good and the shrimp was very fresh. Enjoyable! The service was good and the sunset spectacular.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lexington,KY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“A good experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We usually try to stop at Capt. John's when we're in the area. They've always had good seafood and service and this year was no exception. Prices are in line with other restaurant's in the area. If you have a small party(4) try to get seated by the water, the views are very nice.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Simpsonville, SC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Nice Ocean View”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Arrived about 6 pm. Would have liked a table with view of the water but those seats were filled. Restaurant was not crowded at this time of year, so service was fine. Two out of five people ordered seafood. One said it was the best seafood he had eaten in the area in quite awhile. Prices were very reasonable. Like that we could choose foods off the regular/senior/ or child menu no matter our ages. Three of us opted for child's plates and still ended up with leftovers to bring home. Everyone was pleased. Lovely outdoor seating with a view that we would like to try one day for lunch.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Concord, North Carolina
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8 restaurant reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“"Disappointed"”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I love seafood and was encouraged by my co-workers to visit the town of Calabash. We chose this restaurant because of the outdoor seating and view. It was not busy at this time, we were seated and left there for 15 minutes, we were considering leaving when the waiter waiting on the table across from us asked if we were being served. She sent someone to serve us. I did not feel like a valued customer because other customers were seated after us and got prompt service. I will not eat here again.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Good food and view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Good service, food and view of the water. They have a good drink selection and have large picture windows with calming views of the water and boats. There is also a fairly new deck area for outside dining. The price points are good for the area.

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