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Captain Americas

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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4 / 5 | South Main Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 8972
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a few times and it's "okay" for a bite to eat while in the city. Was dissapointed when we visited yesterday very dry burger and an ok pizza and 2 drinks 32 euro!!! I was sorry I didn't go to burger king. But the big problem were the toilets.. oh god .. filthy with overflowing bins. I... More 

Thank joe1st
Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in with a group of friends last week and I have to say the food wasn't the best but the service was top notch we were served by a lovely foreign girl, you could tell she knew what she was doing very fast as efficient. This was our first time in here in a while and it definitely... More 

Thank cork_girl242
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived with a group of 5 on a dead Monday lunch time with the restaurant half empty decided to sit close to a group of 4 friends who were already there. We were told by a manager/supervisor of some sort that he'll be seating us "where he wants" and if we want to sit together it's an extra 10%. So... More 

Thank Cian O
PressUpEntertainment, General Manager at Captain Americas, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review us here on tripadvisor. Feedback is very important to our business as it helps us maintain the very high standards that we set ourselves. If you would like to contact me at cork@captainamericas.com or call (021) 4278972 and provide me with further infomation on your recent trip, that would be much... More 

Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Spotted a Groupon offer so we headed there with kids (10, 7 & 4). The atmosphere was lively enough with a good mix of people so we weren't worried about the kids chatting and slurping milkshakes! The food is good - and there's plenty of it. No gourmet flavours or techniques but if you want good sized fajitas, pizza or... More 

Thank mumdadthreekids
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Captain Americas, responded to this review

Hi there, I was very happy to hear that you and the kids enjoyed your recent trip into us here at Captain Americas Cork. Be sure to sign up to our Kids Club when your next in with us in order to recieve a free kids meal on their birthday. Kind Regards, David Busteed More 

Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Perfect on a Friday night or on a Saturday night. The food is very good and after eating you can enjoy cool music and cool people. The service is great too.

Thank 946gem
PressUpEntertainment, General Manager at Captain Americas, responded to this review

Hi 946gem, Thank you for your great review, we pride ourselves in our great atmosphere and customer experience. I will pass you comments on to the staff which I know they will enjoy Kind regards Dave More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The food was decent, no complaints there. But homeless people on the street don't have their gaze avoided as much as how the staff avoid making eye contact with you here. It's near impossible, without causing a social scene, to get their attention. I purposely went to the effort of re-downloading the trip advisor app for this review. Also, In... More 

1 Thank David O
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Captain Americas, responded to this review

Hi David, I am very sorry to hear you didn't find our staff satifactory on your visit. Generally we receive positive reviews about our team. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will discuss this issue with all our wait staff so that this doesn't happen again. I hope you pop in again soon so we have a... More 

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187 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner ate here recently on a night out in cork town and it agaij proved to be great value for money Plenty of deals and offers on both food and drink including the 2 course menu for 16 euro The pizza here is surprizingly good it comes with a thin base and tastes very nice Great deserts... More 

Thank TerryTips
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Captain Americas, responded to this review

Hey, Happy to hear you find us 'great value for money'. Thanks for taking the time to review us here & be sure to pop back into us again soon. Kind Regards, David Busteed More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Great food and friendly staff, though loud music and general noise from a club upstairs took away from the atmosphere.

Thank Darren M
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Captain Americas, responded to this review

Hey there, Thanks for the feedback, glad to hear you found our food great & staff friendly. Next time your on the premises let a staff member aware of your last visit & we would be more than happy to sit you in a quieter section of the restaurant if possible. Look forward to having you back with us again... More 

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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

It's been our mission to visit all 3 Captain America's restaurants this year and Cork was the last one on the list. Food was tasty and reasonably priced. Staff were very friendly. It wasn't very busy when we ate here during the week so service was quick. Since it was a quiet lunchtime it didn't have the buzz of the... More 

Thank Rachel G
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Captain Americas, responded to this review

Hi Rachel, Thanks for popping into us here in Cork & well done on your successful 'mission'. All of us here at Captains' Cork were happy to hear you found service quick & the staff friendly. Hope to see you again for some more tasty food soon. Kind Regards, David Busteed More 

Cork, Ireland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Went to captain Americas on Monday nite with my mum and aunts for dinner. Decided on a change from our usual spot with an unsatisfactory outcome. Started with the combo starter which was a good choice. We ordered the fish and chips, fish was pure batter no fish, had steak which was went to be m/w but came out overcooked... More 

Thank Emily D
PressUpEntertainment, General Manager at Captain Americas, responded to this review

Hi Emily D, Thank you for your review. We take pride in the quality of our dishes which is why I have found the issues you have raised alarming. I have discussed your feedback with our kitchen manager with a view of addressing the issues you have raised. I hope your experience does not deter you from dining again at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $54
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 / 5 | South Main Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 8972
Captain Americas brought the original burger to Ireland back in December 1971. Since then it has continued to serve good quality American style food at great value prices. Home to the famous Captain Americas hamburger and mouth watering flame grilled steaks, there is something for everyone on the menu. Captain Americas offers the most attractive lunch deals in town & the early bird menu is a great way to start every night out.

Captain Americas has branches on Grafton St, Blanchardstown and in Cork City. All our restaurants are fully licensed and we have a great selection of cocktails, beers & wines for you to choose from.

Over the years we have collected hundreds of pieces of memorabilia from visiting Irish and international stars such as U2, Colin Farrell, Westlife, Debbie Harry and David Bowie and Green Day. Our memorabilia museum creates a unique and interesting atmosphere in the restaurants.

We take reservations for groups, please look at our bookings page for further information or call us on the number listed below.

Open 7 days a week

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