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“Go for a great linguini with lobster & shrimp & service............”
Review of Captain Bill's

Captain Bill's
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Ranked #3 of 140 Restaurants in Bay Shore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Montauk Highway
Transit: Captain Bill's is a short trip from the Bay Shore train station.
Reviewed July 23, 2014

Sat by the window overlooking the docked boats. For lunch, this was a very nice portion and the shrimp were very fresh tasting, as well as the lobster in it. Pasta was perfectly al dente! My friend had tyne fried flounder sandwich which looked pretty good. Nice to have a choice of tap beer. Good breadbasket filled with rolls , crackers, and breadsticks.

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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Recently took my mother to Captain Bill's for dinner. Going to Captain Bill's was a family tradition. My grandparents used to take my mother there many years ago. We had a delightful dinner this time around. The bread basket had some lovely, warm, fresh breads. My mother had the Pan Seared Swordfish Au Poivre, and she enjoyed every last bite. The swordfish was fresh, very juicy and cooked to perfection with a brandy cream sauce, which was surprisingly light.
I enjoyed the fried soft shell crab dinner. Two generously sized, meaty crabs, fried nice and crisp but not the least bit greasy. Delightful.
The service went above and beyond, treated us like royalty.
Unfortunately there aren't nearly enough waterview tables...only 4. And they are available first come first serve.
Prices are on the high end, as expected given the location.

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Thank Cynthia H
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

Captain Bill's has been around since the 1920's in one form or another, and it's never been better than it is now. We went for lunch with a group of 12, and were immediately seated. Diane was our server and she was excellent!
The Bloody Marys are quite good, with horseradish added (as it should be!), several olives, and a large shrimp on the lip of the glass. I had two of these!
The Manhattan Clam Chowder and the Chilled Crab meat got a lot of praise from those who ordered these items.
The atmosphere is excellent, and this has always been a favorite of locals.

We recommend it and would definitely return the next time we are in Bay Shore.

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Thank TravelingB0B
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Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were here for a 50th HS reunion dinner...the food was wonderful. Thought there would have been more seafood, considering the location, but it is a good place for a reunion. The views of the bay at sunset are worth every penny. The staff was friendly and service was good.

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Thank SkiBug5
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

Captain Bill's has been a famous landmark for over 60 plus years and I have been going back for over 50 of them. The service and the food cannot be beaten anywhere on "The Island" and the menu will never let you down.
Bloody Mary's and Clams on the half shell to the best Prime Rib anywhere. If it didn't take over 6 hours to get there I'd go several times a week without fail.

Thank 724Lee
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