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Captain Bill's

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122 Ocean Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8719 (Montauk Highway)
(631) 665-6262
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Westborough, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a catered event at Captain Bills. It was my first time eating there and I was impressed. Both the food and service were very good. After the meal is was nice to walk out onto the deck and look at the vessels in their slips.

Thank Alex N
Malaga, Spain
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201 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. The spinach dip was great. The sea food platter was divine! Very strongly recommend. Prices were reasonable.

Thank AandM5864
Long Island NY
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a late lunch on a gorgeous fall day, the staff was so courteous to clear a table right next to the waterfront, the flounder lunch special was fresh not fishy at all, we will be back in the summer for sure! Just perfect!

Thank dkta
Deer Park, New York
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154 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The spread of brunch was quite delicious. Fresh made to order omelettes, prime beef (fabulous!), roast pork, chickens,pastas , shrimp, crab legs, etc, not to mention the dessert which really could be better, I found the desserts just ok. The roasted potatoes were also worth mentioning. We had a great view of the boats in the canals. Good fun with... More 

Thank LongIslandGiirl
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff perfect nice and polite Food perfect c'mon been eating here for years. Miss this place! View is fun wish we had gone out on a boat!

Thank windycross
East Islip, New York
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1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Right on the water so of course that is always nice. Food and staff great as well. Had a very nice meal.

Thank TTully
Freeport, New York
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Went for my Mom's birthday, food was excellent. The service and atmosphere are old school style with linen and nice proper table settings. The view is beautiful and the food was excellent. I had the lobster 2lb special and my mom had sea scallops which were phenomenal. The lobster was excellent and came with a delicious lobster bisque soup and... More 

Thank Dawnlive2travel
West Hempstead, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I went to Captain Bill's for Sunday brunch the first time today. I was very impressed with the variety of food offered. There was something to please everyone's pallet! It was the best brunch I have ever had, even though the lamb and prime rib were a bit dry and overcooked. You really get your moneys worth here hands down!... More 

Thank mrac2016
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places to go in Bay Shore. Shrimp cocktail is really good, the shrimp are so big they almost look like lobster tails. Also love the seared tuna carpaccio. They usually have a selection of two or three different oysters which I love. Sometimes I just prefer getting two or three appetizers rather then a meal. Their... More 

Thank Jennifer C
Bay Shore, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I went to Captain Bill's for a business event . The room was spacious with a beautiful view of the Great South Bay. The lighting was good and the presentation screen was viewable from all positions.The food choices were good, and the meal was excellent. The amount was generous and beautifully presented. I would recommend Captain Bill's for business meetings.

Thank sabgaylemd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Ocean Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8719
    (Montauk Highway)
  • Public Transportation: Captain Bill's is a short trip from the Bay Shore train station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Bay Shore
  • Phone Number: (631) 665-6262

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?