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Captain George's Seafood Restaurant

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At Captain George's our food is prepared fresh daily on premises, everything from our homemade salads and dressings, to our secret seafood casserole recipes, to our freshly baked desserts and authentic Greek pastries. So come and enjoy the World Famous Captain George's Seafood Buffet, and we promise you won't leave hungry! Our all you can eat seafood buffet features over 70 items. The story of Captain George's is truly an American success story. From humble beginnings and an immigrant's dream of a better life for his family, a revolutionary concept in seafood dining was born. Debuting in the late 1970's, Captain George's has always provided guests with the ultimate dining experience serving
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Buffet
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Property was very clean, Covid restrictions taken seriously. Wait staff was great, especially our waitress took excellent care of our group. Plenty of excellently prepared seafood, especially King Crab legs which are placed on your plate 2 full legs, at a time, as many times...as you want. Definitely a wonderful experience.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located a couple miles from Premium Outlet and on the main road. They used to require use of gloves when getting food and face coverings at all times expect when eating. They provided disposable gloves at the end of the bar but no restaurant worker...told anyone about them or the encouraged using them. The food tasted different. Some faves were no longer available. Our server, Jose, was the best part of our life experience.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 17, 2021

The decor and ambiance is very nice, best buffet decor ever. The food however is only average. It is well presented but slightly bland, the crab legs I had were over cooked and therefore had no “ seafood” taste. The desert bar is well covered,...a bit of everything., the rest of the buffet also has plenty of variety. The amazing thing about this restaurant is definitely THE STAFF. I give every one of them a 100% rating. Our waiter was Will. A gracious well informed and all round “ Nice guy” I think it is over priced at $45.99 per person.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed October 22, 2021

Discovered this restaurant while looking for some good seafood on our trip to Williamsburg. Huge buffet offering, but quality of food was not that good. Especially for $47 per person!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 22, 2021

My cousins and I ate at Captain George's Seafood Restaurant while we were vacationing in Williamsburg. There were a lot of great choices on the buffet. My favorites were the crab legs, crab imperial, fried scallops, and hush puppies. Along with the various seafood dishes,...there was a salad bar and a dessert bar. Our server was fantastic. She kept our drinks refilled and swept the used dishes away very efficiently. We had a great time and loved the food.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 4, 2021

My wife, son, and granddaughter got there early for dinner and were pleasantly surprised that the menu was still about the same as always. Variety and lots of food. I was particularly impressed about the lengths to which the restaurant went to reduce the spread...of COVID...such as everyone wore plastic gloves when they went to the buffet.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed August 22, 2021 via mobile

We have tried this restaurant several times in the past, am I stupid? And it continues to disappoint, if you want to eat a whole lot of sub par food at a relatively high price $49 then go there, a lot of the people there...were extremely obese and I'm sure that's what they do. Hopefully I will get smarter as I age and will not go backMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 21, 2021

My wife likes seafood so we gave it a try. We both think it is a little better than average but not worth the price per person. This is a good place if you are not concerned about the quality and just need a large...amount of food to fill you up. The service from Juan was very good and the place was clean.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 12, 2021

Mast of the changes are in relation to information you find posted online. The price is now $45.99 per adult, and we were advised no senior or military discounts. Lobster is mentioned in numerous posts, but I have never seen lobster in the Williamsburg or...Virginia Beach locations. If the quality of the food had remained the same as in the past, the price increase would be understandable, however, even that appears to have declined. Much of the seafood was either tough or rubbery and some had a taste that was less then pleasing. At this point, I'm not sure if I want to put out over $100 for the wife and I to go back and find out if the issues I reported have been corrected..More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 27, 2021

every time my family and i visit virginia, we try to at here at least once. i especially love their hush puppies, but everything tastes really good imo lol. i just enjoy coming here and i'm really excited that we'll be visiting sometime in august...again. have fun and GO TO THE BUFFET.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Yes, Captain George's Seafood Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Captain George's Seafood Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4