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Captain's Inn Restaurant & Tiki Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Crabmeat Au Gratin
Fresh lump crabmeat baked in romano cheese casserole, garnished w/tri-color tortilla chips
Steam Clams in a Garlic Butter
One dozen of our local clamer's best garnished w/lemon and natural broth
Crispy Calamari
Hand cut calamari dusted with seasonet flour and lightly fried, served w/a choice of marina sauce or thai sweet pepper chili sauce
Prince Edward Island Mussels
A bountiful bowl of mussels sauteed with plum tomatoes, garlic, white wine and basil
Oysters on the Half Shell
One dozen salt creek oysters garnished with lemon and cocktail sauce
Colossal Shrimp Cocktail
Four jumbo shrimp served over mixed greens and garnished with lemon and cocktail sauce
Clams Casino
Six stuffed clams with traditional casino mix, bacon, onions and peppers
Cajun Tuna Bites
Medallions of tuna, pan seared and dusted with cajun spices
Buffalo Shrimp
Red hook shrimp tossed with homemade buffalo sauce and served over wilted greens
Coconut Shrimp
Four hand-cut shrimp with roasted coconut and served with orange dipping sauce
Our Famous She-Crab
Clam Chowder
Soup Du Jour
Crock of Onion Soup
With​ crouton and melted cheese
Asian Salad
Fresh arrangement of garden greens drizzled with raspberry vinaigrette and a generous amount of craisons and fresh berries
Mediterranean Shrimp Salad
Fresh hand cut romaine tossed with jumbo shrimp, grilled vegetables and mango or citrus dressing topped with orange segments and pinoli nuts
Triple Decker Turkey Club
Slow roasted turkey breast with beefsteak tomato, bacon and green leaf lettuce, served with French fries, cole slaw and pickle
From the Panini Grill
Fociccia bread served with a trio of mixed greens, gorgonzola cheese, tomatoes and sweet bermuda onions drizzled with balsamic dressing
Honey Dipped Fried Chicken
Served with cranberry sauce and corn muffin
Roast Pork Tenderloin
Slow roasted pork tenderloin served over red pepper corn relish topped with sweet red pepper chili compote and garnished with rosemary
Turkey and Cheese Ciabatta
Grilled turkey and provolone cheese with lettuce, tomato, olive oil and garlic drizzled with balsamic dressing on crispy ciabatta bread
Rustic French Baguette Sanwich
Moist interior and crunchy crust make our maryland style crab cake sandwich a unique and flavorful experience with green leaf lettuce, vine ripe tomatoes and topped with roumalade sauce
Chicken wrapped with caesar salad +9.00
Buffalo Wrap
Flour tortilla stuffed with cajun style shrimp
Asparagus and Grilled Tomato Gruyere
Fresh aspargus, sliced tomato topped with gruyere cheese served over watercress with pesto spread
Pure Black Angus Burger
8 Ouce certified black angus burger on a toasted kaiser roll with onion, tomato and pickle garnished with French-fries and cole slaw
Traditional Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Cut​ romaine, romano cheese, home style croutons tossed with caesar dressing topped with sliced grilled chicken
The following are available broiled, blacked or poached and served fresh garden vegetables, potatoes or rice
Norwegian Salmon Filet
Noth Atlantic Tilapia Filet
Shrimp or Scallops
Atlantic Cod
New Bedford Flounder
Yellow Fin Tuna
Fried seafood
Shrimp or Scallops
Fresh Clams Strips
The Captain's Inn Is a restaurant that serves a variety of meals for lunch and dinner while overlooking the Forked River. We have a full size bar with live entertainment on the weekends. We have multiple rooms for special occasions such as weddings, sweet 16's, bridal showers, etc. We also do catering events and private parties as well.The Captain's Inn also has an outside Tiki Bar. It has a full size bar with two decks for dining overlooking the water. It is open seven days a week and we provide entertainment all seven days as well. You can dock your boat and join us for lunch or dinner. Our menu includes an array of sandwhiches, bugers, panini's and so much more.
$8 - $29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

Wanted to try a new place for date nite, but called in advance to make sure they could accommodate food allergy issues. We arrived about 7pm, no tables available, so we sat at the bar, which we prefer. They have a very nice variety of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 257jimg
Reviewed yesterday

Had a 5 senior adults family dinner on the night the local high school had graduation. Place was very busy but they had our table ready on time and our server (Donna) was great - gave us plenty of time to decide, didn't rush us...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had planned to have dinner and drinks at the captains inn tiki bar. But it was closed due to a private party. It looked like fun was had by all. We headed across the street for a drink and headed out for dinner elsewhere.

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way back to NY after spending time in Cape May and stumbled across Captain's Inn. It seems to be a favorite for the locals. The staff is amazing and the food is high quality. Nice view of the water no matter...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Felicia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to the Tiki Bar several times - my husband's favorite place when the weather is nice. The Titki Bar is right along the main branch of the Forked River which is busy during boating season. It is interesting and sometimes entertaining to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Sandra G
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Our first time there for Easter brunch. We were so pleased there aren't enough words to describe how our Family enjoyed our time there. The unbelievable selection of foods , our server Stephanie was a complete joy. Price was was what we expected. The atmosphere...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 51JFc2
Reviewed March 6, 2019

First time I remember eating here I was 5. How as it has been for all these years is among the best along the Jersey shore. The prices are average for great food. The restaurant overlooks a marina were they also have a out side...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Don788
Reviewed February 23, 2019

I went back to Jersey to visit my sister and we went to the Captain's Inn for Thanksgiving. Their buffet was outstanding. They carved turkey and prime rib. Among their hot dishes were salmon, fish, all kinds of potatoes, vegetables,cold shrimp, a huge dessert table...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barbara T
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I decided to go to happy hour on a Friday. The bar area was packed. There were a number of items to choose from. When we left there were people waiting. Great place to socialize.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank peter194940
Reviewed January 29, 2019

This was not my favorite place for dinner. The waiter for the table next to us was so loud that I now know the specials again and all about his pets. I also questioned why when there were multiple empty tables in the room that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rita T
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March 31, 2019|
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Response from kerbuck11 | Reviewed this property |
No full bar
Lois H
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Kenny B | Reviewed this property |
When you're on the internet, you can google most of the restaurants ad see the menu and prices... go to : Captainsinnnj . com
John M
August 14, 2015|
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Response from Steve K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We were there for lunch Not happy hour Prices are reasonable though Steve
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