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“Interesting Location, Great Service, Outstanding Crab Cakes!”
Review of Cap's Place

Cap's Place
Price range: $15 - $38
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 30, 2015

Getting to Cap's is half the fun, taking a small ferry from the parking lot to the restaurant. Once there the quaint exterior doesn't prepare you for the excellent food within. All was excellent; however, the crab cakes were by far the finest that we have ever had! We ordered them as an appetizer but had we known how very good they were we might have just dined on them exclusively!

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1  Thank Robert W
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Reviewed April 23, 2015

Four of us went there for dinner 4/18/15. Meal was excellent. Service wonderful. We got there around 5:30 pm and were told there would be a 40 minute wait. As it was raining like a monsoon we decided to stay and wait. The wait turned out to be just 15 minutes or so and the meal would have been worth waiting the entire 40 minutes if necessary.
Four different dishes and everyone was well pleased.
Not the cheapest place to eat, but definitely one of the best in the area.

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3  Thank Duckman715
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Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Well let's just say it was a fun way to go out to dinner. Arrived at ferry parking and was first amazed by all the reef fish under the dock water was crystal clear then the boat captain was funny he was yelling at all the out of town idiots to sit in certain spots on boat so boat wouldn't lean. The island is so nice and it was like going back in time the bar shack kept us occupied til dinner with old photos and good drinks we walked around the island and saw all the old antiques and rustic shacks our dinner reservation was for nine and they seated us at 830. The waitress must of came with the place from 1928 she was good but had a little grouchy approach which I fealt made the atmosphere even more believable . The food was good we had scAllops as app then stuffed lobster and snapper entrees. We had a bottle of wine which was a little pricy but food was very good our ancient waitress was also good and whole experience will not be forgotten. Yes it is pricy but worth the extra money for whole experience will defiantly be back

1  Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed April 10, 2015

First time to this old historic place located on Island in the middle of intercostal waterway. Short boat ride with a rather lame speech gets you to island. Food was good...mostly...did not care for Jim style as it is flash fried and more heavily breaded than I prefer. No draft beer...full bar...somewhat limited menu. I had calamari which was very good...crab cakes, which they are famous for..we're good but heavy on old bay, linguini with clams was just ok. Waitress and boat captain seemed to have canned speeches.....lighting was poor but water views were nice. Somewhat pricey but worth a one time try...

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Reviewed April 9, 2015

Make a reservation. Get there early The little parking lot at ferry fills up FAST.. Our 8 yr old loved the boat ride. Cool nostalgic bar and restaurant. They made us feel welcomed. Staff is knowledgible and friendly. Drinks are good. Fresh fish was outstanding. Fun thing to do while your visiting the area. Its a bit pricey though.. KIds and play outside while waiting or go by the water after dinner.. We really enjoyed it! We had a 5:30 reservation on a Thursday nite. Line when we were leaving to get on ferry.. so GO EARLY, The ferry only seats about 15 people but no worries its a 3 min ride.

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1  Thank Kathy B
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