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Crow's Nest Bar & Grille

15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
+1 239-472-5161
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“grouper bites” (23 reviews)
“crab” (26 reviews)
“pizza” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Crow's Nest Bar & Grille
1. Great Atmosphere & Live Music
"The environment is very welcoming and island friendly"
Mrs
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2. Fun Crab Races & Entertainment
"This was the best night the most fun we have had staying at Tween"
Pat
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3. New Menu & Delicious Food
"The Crow's Nest offers a great menu and the prices are reasonable."
Julie
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1 - 10 of 543 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crow's Nest has new menu; much improved from past years. Good burger, shrimp, and salads. Crab races for families twice a week! Always a hit!!More

Thank franwalk
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear franwalk, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your dining experience. We loved reading how much you enjoyed our new menu! All of our menu items and their...More

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed July 29, 2017

The Crow's Nest is an amazing restaurant and bar. The environment is very welcoming and island friendly. They have a new chef-he updated the Crow's Nest menu with everything made from scratch! We started with one of their specialty drinks with appetizers-both great. I had...More

1  Thank Mrs O
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Dear Mrs O, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We loved reading how much you enjoyed your dining experiences with us! Our Executive Chef has been working hard to put out the new menu and its really paid...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've dined at Crow's Nest many times over the years, but last week's visit was the best of all. Greg Nelson, a chef we've known from other local restaurants in the past, is now in charge at Tween Waters' (both Crow's Nest and Captiva House...More

1  Thank b2cool
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear b2cool, Thank you for the feedback in regards to your recent visit with us at the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We're thrilled to read how much you enjoyed our recent changes. All of Chef Greg's menu items and their components are scratch made...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’ve been vacationing at Tween for six years now, and The Crows Nest was only a last ditch option for dinner until our visit in November last — and again in April this year. The menu hwas updated, and just reading it gave us hope...More

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Thank Meg P
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Meg P, Thank you for the glowing review of your dining experience with us at the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille! We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to write such kind words. We were thrilled to read how much you...More

Reviewed May 20, 2018

The food was notable for not wanting to eat here again. We had chips and salsa...the chips were chewy (perhaps Florida humidity does this everywhere). Snapper sandwich was OK.More

Thank Brad4242
LAURENTBO19, F&B Director at Crow's Nest Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback in regards to your recent dining experience with us at the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We take all of our reviews very seriously, especially the critiques. we were sorry to read you didn't appreciate the food. All of our...More

Reviewed May 18, 2018

This is a fun place to have a drink, dance to some music and eat good food. Stop in after watching the sunset.More

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Thank Dennis W
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2018

Dear Dennis W, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our late night entertainment, made from scratch menu items, and specialty cocktails. We can't wait to see you on your next visit! Thank...More

Reviewed May 17, 2018

They have the absolute best cheeseburger on Captiva or Sanibel Islands. And the carrot cake dessert with rum cream cheese frosting is out of this world. Also, love their chicken meal with half a chicken roasted with vegetables. So good. The waiters here are the...More

Thank marjoriejnorris
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Dear marjoriejnorris, Thank you for the feedback in regards to your recent dining experience with us at the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We were humbled to read your glowing review! We loved hearing how much you enjoyed our BBQ Half chicken, home made desserts,...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in at the crows nest for the crab races and dinner and unfortunately the races had already started by the time we got there. Dinner was very good and in fact my brother went back for a second visit in the same week....More

Thank MissyMoo06
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Dear MissyMoo06, Thank you for your recent review of us at the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We loved reading how much you enjoyed our made from scratch menu items, sunset views, and warm and friendly service! We appreciate you taking the time out of...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018

We enjoyed a very tasty meal here during our recent vacation at Tween Waters. The new menu shines and has gluten-free options clearly marked which enabled my husband who has celiac disease to order with confidence. The Crows Nest Shrimp were the best "peel-and-eat" shrimp...More

Thank alwayda
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Dear alwayda, Thank you for the feedback in regards to your recent dining experience with us at the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our new menu! All of our menu items and their components are scratch made daily...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018

One of my favorite things there were the crab races. Sunburnt Willy made the crab races so fun and entertaining. You can also win prizes if your crab finishes in a certain place. The view is just absolutely amazing! You get a view of the...More

Thank N_E_2004
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Dear N_E_2004, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to write such a glowing review! We were thrilled to read how much you enjoyed our legendary crab races, sunset...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $20
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014 (Formerly The Crow's Nest)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-5161
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Description
Great food. Great music. Great fun. Happily served nightly at The Crow's Nest Beach ar & Grille, ranked one of Captiva's top TripAdvisor restaurants. Casual, comfortable good times food and drink, with a front-desk view of Captiva's beautiful sunset. Make sure not to miss: * Monday & Thursday night: Captiva Crab Races, 6 PM Family Dinner Show, 9 PM Adults * Live Music Friday & Saturday Nights, 8 pm - Close Bar opens at 4 pm, dinner available 5 pm - 10 pm.
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