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Captain Bill’s Oyster Bar is a contemporary seafood eatery providing first-class service, inspired handcrafted cocktails, and exceptional food. Offering an expansive raw bar featuring oysters, clams, crab legs and more, seafood brought in fresh daily, which our culinary team uses along with quality ingredients to create eclectic dishes. Cocktails crafted with attention to detail, utilizing the beautiful seasonal ingredients Florida has to offer. Located in the nostalgic heart of Treasure Island, FL. Dining here is the ultimate fine dining experience.
$12 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fish and chips meal was great, fish was flaky. George our server was very friendly and helpful. KeyLime Pie was to die for

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a friend on a Friday night. The restaurant was busy so we sat at the bar. Drinks were fantastic - had a Key Lime Pie Martini and a Run Cake Old Fashioned. For dinner we ate chargrilled oysters, fish & chips and the...shrimp dinner. Food was good! Service was good but not over the top. The restaurant is dimly lit, which was fine for us, but some might not like.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of 9 so there were several different dishes ordered but everyone's was excellent. The only reason I didn't rate it a 5 was because our waitress was not very friendly. Despite that I would definitely go back.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed May 1, 2021 via mobile

Disappointed! We thought we d try this place again. We chose to sit at the bar. Big mistake! First time in 5 yrs. our waiter was terrible. We certainly were not one of his “ favorites” like some girl at the bar. Interesting enough sign...said masked required. He never put his up. I guess above that. The rum runners were pure juice w a meager floater of rum. We had to flag him down to place an orderBacon wrapped scallops were over cooked, dry without any option for sauce. We had to ask for the French fries we ordered. The oyster guy was the most attentive giving us our silverware etc. he got a much better tip than our “ waiter”. Somehow thought the Crabby Bill tradition would care on, not at this place! We ll never be back!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 30, 2021 via mobile

We went in with a party of 7. We had the Oysters Rockefeller and conch fritters for appetizers,and they were both delicious! They came out fast,and our waitress was fantastic. Our entrees came quickly,and the size of my aunt’s hot Nashville chicken sandwich will feed...her for 2 more days! Everyone else really loved their meals. We would definitely go back if we are in area again!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 25, 2021 via mobile

I had crab cake dinner and my sister had steaks and was excellent food. Great place to take families to eat there and not to expensive for two people to eat.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 15, 2021

Service was terrible. Disorganized, waiter was terrible. We were skipped over to get in, couldn’t get waited on, food mediocre, and what should have been a 45 minute meal took almost 2 hours to get. Very disappointing.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 2, 2021

We all loved our meals, the service was amazing and friendly!!! It was spring break week and they were able to seat us pretty quickly!! The oysters were so good! Will definitely go back!!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 28, 2021 via mobile

Such a great place!! Even on a busy Saturday night we were able to get a seat outside, which we appreciated with Covid. From the hostess, to our waiter and even the chef (he stopped out to most of the outdoor tables to chat with...guests) the service was outstanding. The food and drinks equally so! I had a virgin Bloody Mary made with a mix they made in house. One of the best bloody Mary’s I’ve ever had. The smoked bacon in it was really good too. We had the grilled oysters and crab cake for appetizers - both were great. For dinner we had the shrimp tacos and bacon wrapped scallops- would recommend both!! We might try to get back here again this week to eat here again if we can!!!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 26, 2021 via mobile

Excellent service! We stopped in for oysters and ended up getting a half priced bottle of wine, and all the happy hour food. The calamari is so good - best we have ever had! Oysters are fresh and tasty!!!

Date of visit: March 2021
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March 25, 2019|
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Response from Louis H | Property representative |
Shirley, not really sure what question you're asking about Captain Bill's or the Treasure Island Ocean Club? Could you clarify for us?
July 15, 2017|
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Response from Valerie Z | Property representative |
We gladly take reservations for parties of 12 or more. Usually reservations are not needed as we have many seating options. Hope to see you soon! Thank You, Management
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Frequently Asked Questions about Captain Bill’s Gulfside Tavern

Yes, Captain Bill’s Gulfside Tavern offers takeout services.

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Captain Bill’s Gulfside Tavern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4