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Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille

15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
+1 239-472-5161
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“grouper bites” (21 reviews)
“crab” (31 reviews)
“thai shrimp” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
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1 - 10 of 487 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to check out the crab races. I definitely don't recommend making time for those! The "show" dragged on and on, about 60 minutes of talking and about 3 minutes of actual crab racing. Not sure why people find the host so funny, unless...More

Thank justbeachy6
Reviewed 4 days ago

More of a lunch menu with many choices. Service was fast and the table in front of a window had a view of the gulf.

Thank moonshinerkey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here two days when staying at tween waters. The food is average. Portions are not big and the quality is just average. The waiters were a bit grumpy. The prices are ok compared to what they serve and the quality.More

Thank Rune L
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rune L, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We take all of our reviews very seriously, especially the critiques. We're sorry to hear we missed the mark with our food and portion size. This past Tuesday we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother and children went into the Crows Nest to grab some drinks and some appetizers, after being at the beach and while waiting on my boyfriend, his son and I to finish kayaking and paddle boarding. When we joined them, the children showed me...More

Thank ShelleySC446
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ShelleySC446, Thank you for the feedback in regards to your recent dining experience with us. We take all of our reviews very seriously, especially the critiques. We were appalled to hear about your margarita flatbread and Tania's service. Warm and Kind are two of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Where else can you go and participate in legendary Hermit Crab Races. Only on Captiva Island. The host, Tim, does a great job getting everyone involved. The show is part slapstick, part sport. On an island where there is not much to do after dark,...More

Thank Alan H
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alan H, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Bar and Grille. We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to write such kind words in regards to your experience with us. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about the famous crab races and had to check it out. The Original World Famous Sunburned Willie's Captiva Island Crab Race Show was so much fun. The restaurant has a good wine and beer list and a diverse yet smallish selection of food....More

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

Dear Pamela C, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to tell us about your dining experience with us at the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our legendary Crab races, wine/beer list, and menu. We've...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended the late night Crab race on a Thursday night and found it very entertaining. There was quite a mix of attendees from young to old, and all attending seemed to enjoy the entertainment and camaraderie. It was a fun time for us!More

Thank Lor018
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lori018, Thank you for the recent review of the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our legendary crab races. They've been a tradition at the Crow's Nest for over 20 years. We do 2 shows every Monday and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner before the Nascrab races. The atmosphere was casual & family friendly and the service was prompt. The kids enjoyed the flatbread, calamari, & mozzarella sticks. Unfortunately, the dish I requested was unavailable & the Greek salad wrap I ordered instead was oily...More

Thank reise3
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear reise3, Thank you for the feedback from your recent visit with us at the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille. We take all of our reviews very seriously, especially, the critiques. We're glad to hear the service was prompt and your children enjoyed their...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We atè one lunch and one dinner here as we were staying at Tween Waters Inn. The young people had a good time Monday night racing the crabs. The food was good with one exception. The fried Calamari were way way too salty, so much...More

Thank Rene G
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Rene G, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille. We take all of our reviews very seriously and appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your dining experience. We're sorry to hear about the calamari...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

WE visited the Crow's Nest on a Friday night with live music. The place was crowded and lively. Our food was done pretty quickly, they had good drinks and th music was good.More

Thank ST051674
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear ST051674, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our menu, efficient service, specialty drinks, and live weekend entertainment. We appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your dining experience....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $20
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups
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
  • E-mail
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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