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Captain's Tavern

9625 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156-2804
+1 305-666-5979
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (44 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (20 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9625 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156-2804
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to the Captain's Tavern off and on for a number of years. No more! While the restaurant and its bathrooms need a healthy infusion of capital to attract and keep customers, one can overlook the 50s decor if the food is...More

Thank WonderfulCopenhagen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is always delicious here. Only problem is I never have room for dessert. Can’t suggest any one dish over another. I’ve tried almost all of them.

Thank keysbreeze
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve traveled extensively in the Caribbean and Florida and internationally and have a discriminating pallet and a passion for fresh seafood and this place rocks!

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I attempted to enjoy my experience in Miami & try an uncommerialized restaurant for the authentic food experience. This place was NOT the best choice. The restuarant was not overly busy for a mid-saturday afternoon. Myself and 2 of my college roommates thought that we'd...More

Thank Valerie K
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Been going here for years but the last two times it's been a bust. Ordered the seabass, they brought me something resembling swordfish. The waitress insisted it was what I ordered but it was not. Finally they brought the right fish and it was not...More

Thank Mrrudy11
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We have ordered two lobster tales which cost us extra 90 bucks! Since it was special I expected to get something good but tasted terrible and were hard to chew. Kids pizza taste was like just unfrozen and microwaved. No one even bothered to ask...More

Thank Sergey S
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Windowless but highly popular, somewhat noisy but fun and informal seafood house. Excellent selection of oysters. The usual stone crabs and many seafood e tree options, branzino very reliable. Service is pretty good but can be a little brusque as they are serving so many...More

Thank spencerusa
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I will dream for long time about the lobsters I've eaten in this place. Really good! Better to go in advance as there is always a lot of people waiting outside. Thumbs up!

Thank struzzovolante
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant reminded me of a Wisconsin supper club. Nothing fancy regarding the interior. The place was very busy even on a Sunday night, so we got there around 6:30 pm. We were seated after a couple minute. Our server, Piyawan, was right at the...More

1  Thank tobymarietta
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

If you want delicious seafood in a great restaurant, this is the place to go. We usually go there to celebrate special occasions.

Thank DonaLevine
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Kim B
24 March 2017|
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Response from Jorge A | Reviewed this property |
No, they share a parking lot in a small plaza
Gale C
31 July 2016|
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Response from Joseph S | Reviewed this property |
You can order takeout but they do not have an efficient way to process. Not the best option...I would call first to inquire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9625 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156-2804
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-666-5979
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