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Captain Jack's Restaurant

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16812 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 90742
+1 562-592-2514
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Newport Beach, California
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Family has been coming here for years for the crab. 5 stars for still the best crab. But this last Monday night, everything else was just average. They microwaved the heck out of the bread. Shared a large baked potato. Just by looking at it you could tell the potato might have been heated up from yesterday. Absolutely not a... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mushroom appetizer tasted like soap, the shrimp scampi was greasy the manager Robert was a disgusting person, could care less about the service

Thank Isabelle M
Schiedam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here with my inlaws. As a foreigner, I really love prime rib. And in my travels in the US, I haven't had it better anywhere than here. The combination of prime rib and lobster is heavenly. Yes, you pay for it. But that's only to be expected. Highly recommend it.

Thank PaulHamm
Long Beach, California
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118 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I remember when I was a teenager in the late 70s, my mom and stepdad used to go to Captain Jack's, but I never went back then. However a few years ago, my stepson's mom moved to Huntington Harbor, and so husband and I used to drive down PCH on weekends to pick him up and bring him home. One... More 

Thank Lynda V
Southern California
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little pricey but the portions are big and easily shareable. My favorite is the lobster and the king crab. The steaks are also very good.

Thank beachgirl36
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not have reservations but wait time was maybe only a half an hour so we had drinks at the bar. The wait staff was excellent all around, kudos to them. The appetizers would have been awesome but for the mussels. I have never seen mussels so big before they were huge!! Unfortunately they were also very bad!! My... More 

Thank wfmiller
Huntington Beach, California
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2017

I was not sure of kids in a place like this. Mine were never found of fish so I would not take them, and really don't recall seeing kids in there. It is a fairly pricy place, kind of cramped, its a spot on PCH, in Sunset, so why would you expect anything different. Parking can be a pain but... More 

Thank jet2022017
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

2 years ago had amazing dinner. Traveled 1300 miles this time and crab legs were great but prime rib was horrible , fatty and not good flavor . They rushed us through the entire dinner and did not have a relaxing experience. Very disappointed.

1 Thank Al H
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Reservation at 9:00 pm, we were there at 8:45, in the table at 9, 20 minutes to get the menu, time printed in the check 11:01, order mussels, crab legs (already cook), prime rib(already cook). Two hours waiting, worst experience ever. A lot of servers but no one assign to your table, the worst disaster in service I ever saw.... More 

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Huntington Beach
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017

The place is usually crowded. It is a tight fit. It is not on the ocean, but it is on the harbor. The food is good. Most things are sold separately. If you order a steak or sea food, your salad and potato are extra, so it gets pretty pricey. The wait staff are good, but the ones we have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$25 - $65
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16812 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 90742
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-592-2514

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