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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 - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Islip, NY
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain Bills is great for large or small parties. Been many times for birthdays, graduations, holidays and even after a funeral. The food is great and the view is nice. We've been several times for lunch and dinner and never been disappointed.

Thank VacaloverIslip
Miller Place, New York
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Captain bills it's been around for over 25 years usually stop there after spending a day at the beach and sit at the bar and order from the bar menu which is a pretty extensive menu this is also a full-service restaurant which serves everything from steaks to lobsters I have never had a bad meal here. The... More 

Thank Loki4546
Islip Terrace, New York
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the last two years, Cyn and I have tried to get into Captain Bill's for brunch. It was always booked solid. Finally, after telling this to the person on the phone, she graciously agreed to accommodate us.We were actually pretty excited in anticipation of a fine, long island seafood type brunch on the higher end. Sadly, we only got... More 

Thank AllanNCynthia
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to celebrate a birthday, we were 10 people. Table was nice, but only two baskets of bread which quickly went because we waited for some time for orders to be taken. After we placed the orders we requested more bread and that took at least 15 minutes. Appetizers took some 20 minutes to come and one of them was... More 

Thank BELLHOP_11
Babylon, New York
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The food is excellent. Try to get a window table -- they are great. Went there to celebrate a birthday and had them order the cake - it was yummy! The food is well worth the price. The wait staff is very courteous and professional.

Thank Nancy N
New York
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412 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

If you are looking for some great seafood and a great waterfront location then Capt. Bill's is a great choice. The Restaurant is located on the water and has some spectacular sunsets in the harbor.

Thank Rosario C
Bay Shore, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We have been there on three or four different occasions for a brunch, dinner and a cocktail hour. The cocktails were great, the food very good and the service most courteous. The atmosphere is very nice and we have enjoyed each occasion there.

Thank Teresa B
Lynbrook, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Went for Sunday brunch. Food was super. Salmon was one of the best i've ever tasted. Plenty of variety from eggs benedict (my favorite) to sausages, smoked salmon, waffles drizzled with chocolate, home fries, crisp bacon, fabulous parmesan crusted chicken, mozzarella and tomato salad, ceasar salad, prime rib, roast pork, and plenty more. Dessert table had puddings, rice pudding and... More 

Thank 92ellenm
Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Enjoyed a prime rib dinner with several friends. The meal, including fresh vegies and tasty potatoes, was served by a great staff.

Thank James S
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Mid week dinner for a party of 7. Plenty of space, friendly staff, and a well composed menu allowed us to have a pleasant evening with no sour notes. The fish is of course the star turn, and we all enjoyed a variety of different dishes. Worth driving some distance to add Capt Bill's to your scrapbook!

Thank Andy J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?