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“Go right as they open for dinner!”

Capt. Jack's Family Buffet
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: An All-You-Can-Eat Seafood Buffet famous for our #1 Snow Crablegs! We have a variety of seafood options as well as steak, chicken, other side items, vegetables, an amazing salad bar, and a great selection of homemade desserts. We also have a full bar with our famous frozen daiquiris, signiture cocktails, beer, and wine.
Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Go right as they open for dinner!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

Go right when they open for dinner. 3:30. The crab legs were fresh and hot and amazing! The other food is plain buffet food. But really youre just there for the all you can eat crab legs. Yum! It is expensive but it is YUM!!!

Visited July 2014
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English first
Oak Ridge,TN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“CrabLegs! CrabLegs! CrabLegs!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2014

If you are craving all you can eat crab legs this is the place for you. This place had the average seafood buffet style food but with a twist. I loved the fried selection which included shrimp, clams, oysters and scallops. They also have grilled fish and some other grilled selections. For the non seafood lovers they had Fried Chicken and Steak. They have a very average salad bar nothing to rave about but, we came for the All you can eat Crab Legs. They were very juicy and perfectly cooked. The Crab Legs had a lot of meat and were very big for Alaskan Snow Crab Legs. Never had to wait to get the Crab Legs because they were always putting more out. They were on top of it. The price was a little high but for an all you can eat seafood buffet what do you expect. If you complain about the price you must have never been to a seafood buffet. It is never cheap and if it is you probably shouldn't eat there. We had 3 adults and 1 child with drink our total was $125.00. It was our seafood fix for our vacation so, to us it was worth it. Not sure about the bad reviews but, our opinion it was very good. We will be back on our next vacation.

  • Visited August 2014
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Manchester
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12 reviews
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“Waste of Money”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014

Spent 35 min in line waiting to get in which isn't bad time for a Friday night. Got my food went to pick up a chicken finger an little bug crawling underneath it. I stopped the first waitress I seen. She took my plate. Never offered me another plate, fork or knife. Bill came even tough I didn't eat $3.00 worth of their food they wouldn't take off entirely reduced my plate only by 20%. They didn't even go take the chicken off the bar. Never again.

  • Visited August 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good food, pretty decor and friendly staff!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat with out spending $50.00 on one meal and saw the lunch buffet price for $12.95, so we decided to try it. There was a really wide variety of food on the lunch buffet. There was no crab legs on the lunch buffet but you could pay extra and get some crab legs if you wanted them. The baked cod fish, deviled crab and hush puppies were my favorite! Everyone loved their very cheesy macaroni! This is a good place to get decent food at a fair price. If you are looking for fresh, home cooked, or high quality food then this is not the place for you. The decor was pretty and the staff was very friendly. It was well worth the price and better than the reviews we had read.

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Des Arc, Arkansas
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“Not worth the money!!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

The Buffett was 32.95 per person, the food was horrible!!!! No flavor, in any dishes...the gumbo had to of came out if a can as well as the Jambalaya, the mac n cheese was even disgusting!!! The crab legs were good and all you can eat but not worth the money....save yourself the trouble and visit another restaurant

  • Visited July 2014
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