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“Fun Atmosphere!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of cap'n nemo's - CLOSED

cap'n nemo's
Price range: $6 - $25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Grill
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Description: we are the most unique restaurant on the island (cir.1900) everything on our menu is prepared from scratch. we have the best burgers on the island and further. we are open year round. our prices are modest and we cater to the locals. we have a great selection of local micro brew beers and a full bar to boot. our bar-b-que is awesome, pull'd pork and baby backs smoked right here.
Florham Park, New Jersey
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fun Atmosphere!”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Random find during a day drive over to the lighthouse. Would've loved to come back for drinks/ dinner (lobster bloody Mary's) and the Jamaican band but unfortunately ran out of time. For our quick drink stop we liked this place for it's character. We were able to chat with the friendly bartenders and play some pool - the people here really help make the place awesome. It's kind of a dive but it has a lot of character and fun things to look at.

  • Visited July 2013
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English first
Naperville, Illinois
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272 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
“Crazy place”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

Don't let the eclectic lobster/marine decorations fool you, this restaurant is worth a visit especially if you are fond of fresh lobster. It is definitely one of those down Maine family owned and operated places that looks like it has been there forever. Food is great and service is straight forward with a no nonsense approach to taking care of what you need and then leaving you alone. We opted for a pair of 2 pound lobsters and had time to relax with a beer or two while the owner's son went down to the pier... the lobster was literally just off the boat. All the usual trimming with a special treat of "fiddle heads" since they were still in season. Delicious!

  • Visited May 2013
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Warrensburg, Missouri
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Key West Atmosphere in Maine”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Those who are put off by the looks of Nemos probably drive Beamers and are from the Hamptons. If you've been to the Keys or maybe Nawlins, then you'll recognize character right away. Inside is an eclectic mix of clutter punctuated by local flavor, including the regulars at the bar. The food was good and portions gigantic. And 20 oz craft beers for $5! Beware the pool table that slopes like the 18th at any US Open. Out in the beer garden a nice fire was roaring. An awesome find in an otherwise quiet fishing village.

  • Visited July 2013
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Hughesville, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“don't be afraid to try it!”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

After driving by Cap'n Nemos several times this week, we really wanted to try it,but like many other people have stated in their reviews, were a bit hesitant due to the looks of the place from the outside. After reading several tripadvisor reviews on how good the food is-we decided that we had to try it! This is definitely a unique, funky type of place- but not in a bad way- in a fun way. This is a casual, laid back, quirky decor-so if you're looking for formal dining you may not appreciate the concept. However,for regular folks looking for a family friendly,unique, & casual restaurant- give this a try! We had burgers & pork BBQ sliders and they were all really good! Would definitely come back again. Glad we gave it a try!

Visited July 2013
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Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great food in a locals spot”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

We were visiting friends in Bar Harbor and they wanted to take us to check out this spot over in Bass Harbor. So glad we did! We never would have stopped on our own, as others have mentioned the appearance is very eclectic. But GO for the food. The fish and chips (fried haddock) is delicious and fresh. It is flash frozen on the boat when it is caught and you can tell when you eat it. Burgers were great too. Good prices, cold beer and a fun night. Not an experience you will have anywhere else on Mount Desert Island.

  • Visited June 2013
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