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Captain Bill's Waterfront Restaurant - CLOSED

701 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557-4262
+1 252-726-2166
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Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good11%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible52%
Jun 15, 2017
“Just remodeled”
Jan 17, 2016
“Captain Bills is no longer open ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
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701 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557-4262
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Haven't been there since being remodeled but I hear it is great. The only thing I can say for sure is that the food was good and good value for the money. Also...I would choose Captain bill's over the close-by sanitary restaurant.

Thank Edward S
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Captain Bills has closed and building is for sale. This place has been an icon on the Morehead City waterfront for years! Family owners decided they would close in order to spend more time with family. Sad to see it close.

Thank Jreed55
Reviewed June 26, 2015

Unfortunately this place had run downhill badly the last several years. So the owners decided to close it and sell the property. My opinion is that it was for the best. At one time this was one of the best seafood restaurants along the Morehead...More

Thank chemjim1
John P, Owner at Captain Bill's Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2015

Capt. Bill's Waterfront Restaurant had NOT run down. We still made everything from scratch just as had always been done using the same recipes for generations up until the day we closed. We had a very active customer base - both locals and out of...More

Reviewed April 23, 2015

When The Sanitary is backed up, Capt. Bills is a great second choice. The fried seafood platter is a lot for one person, but worth the price.

Thank klkitchen
Reviewed April 22, 2015

They offer all you can eat shrimp on Friday night and my Granddaughter loves for me to take her there. I use to go there a lot but the servers are rude but the food is good....We use to go there ever 4th of July...More

Thank Janice1958245
Reviewed March 30, 2015

Disaster!!! It never has been any good. I went because a friend really wanted to go. It had been at least 15 years since I had been there. If anything, it has gotten worse. Avoid this place.

Thank BrianAtTheBeach
Reviewed March 21, 2015

My family and I ate at Captain Bill's one time (after we had just moved to town). One time is all it takes. In a sense, the place is a fraud. The food is absolutely terrible. The prices are absolutely terrible. The management is absolutely...More

Thank Trvlr63
Reviewed March 9, 2015

A great family restaurant serving down home and local meals. The best hush puppies around, scrumptious she-crab soup. The price is right and the location overlooks Morehead City waterfront.

Thank Shirl P
Reviewed December 6, 2014

We used to love this restaurant about 15 years ago. Now the food quality is just unacceptable. Such a waste as the location is one of the best with the views and on the water. less and less busy each season as evidenced by the...More

1  Thank 5aliveAB
Reviewed November 30, 2014

Trust me, this place is only for those unsuspecting tourists who want a restaurant on the water and know nothing about FRESH seafood.....the seafood in this restaurant is anything BUT fresh...all of it is frozen just like you would get in a chain restaurant such...More

1  Thank gretasmom1833
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557-4262
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-726-2166
Description
Capt. Bill's is the oldest restaurant in Carteret County. It was established in 1938. Everything that we serve is still made from scratch including our Cocktail Sauce, Tatar Sauce, Hushpuppies, Slaw, Bleu Cheese Dressing, Ranch Dressing, Thousand Island Dressing, Desserts, Chowders, Casseroles, etc. We seat 400 guests in our Dining Room, 86 guests in our Banquet Room, and 40 guests on our back deck. We have a private banquet room that overlooks our back deck which has a marble fireplace, chandeliers and sconces on rheostats, carpet, and chair rail. Here we use table linens, china, and goblets. We cater both on and off premises providing a separate catering menu for your event needs. Visit our Facebook page to view over 300 pictures of some of our caterings.
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