We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“If you like crab cakes...”
Review of Cap's on the Water

Cap's on the Water
Ranked #31 of 589 Restaurants in St. Augustine
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
St. Augustine, FL
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“If you like crab cakes...”
Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

Great restaurant on the intracoastal with beautiful views. The crab cakes were amazing. Fried flounder was very good. Service was very good as well. It's been a while since our last visit, hope to go back again soon.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank WasHungry
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

1,773 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1,055
    460
    144
    67
    47
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Snailspace123
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Memorable meal, quality seafood”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

Out with colleagues on a drive down from Ponte Vedra, this came up on the GPS and we stopped on a whim. Were seated outdoors, in hut style seating - great atmosphere.
Friendly waitress, prompt services, and very accommodating with a few menu substitutions.
The appetizers of alligator, and fish nuggets were fresh, well seasoned, and came with some good dip combinations. The oysters were fresh and delicious. We all had seafood of one variation or another - fresh catch (Yellowfin tuna) was tremendously flavorful and properly seared, accompanied by vegetable sides that were fresh and delicious.
Overall a great local dining experience

  • Visited October 2012
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank Snailspace123
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Jacksonville, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
360 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
“Cap's an old time favorite!”
Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

A old time Florida seafood restaurant. Not to be missed. How it can only be 34 in St. Augustine restaurants is beyond me. We have been going here for years. It has gotten pricey but still worth it. Service is almost always excellent. One of those don't miss spots.

Helpful?
1 Thank nole38
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Altamonte Springs, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“As good as I remembered”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

If you love seafood this is the place to try. The food is excellent and the romantic view of sunset is not to be missed. It has been around a while and it is great to see it is as good as I remembered.

Visited September 2012
Helpful?
Thank florchid
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
194 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
“Don't miss Cap's”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Cap's does not take reservations. Go about 90 minutes or so prior to sunset. That gives you time to be seated and order your dinner in time to watch the sunset. Use the free vallet parking. Get an outside table directly on the water (most of the seating is outside). The view is spectacular and the food is quite good. This is an all-around great spot for dinner. Be sure to plan a dinner at Cap's on your visit to St. Augustine.

  • Visited September 2012
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
2 Thank Beach80126
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Cap's on the Water also viewed

 
Saint Augustine Beach, St. Augustine
 

Been to Cap's on the Water? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing