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Captain's Inn Restaurant & Tiki Bar

304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
+1 609-693-3351
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“scallops” (18 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Celebrated our anniversary by having dinner at the Captains Inn.. Enjoyed a wonderful view of the marina and boats coming in and out. Our server Donna was outstanding! Our dinners were beautifully plated, fresh seafood and delicious. Definitely a place to visit again and again..

Thank Daisygirl404
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly the first draw is the outdoor Tiki Bar. It's the only part of the Inn that I have visited. We rode the bike over on a Sunday afternoon and sat down at the bar. We didn't eat during this visit but enjoyed 2 cocktails....More

Thank robinhump
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This venue covers it all. Weddings, showers, white table cloth dining, buffets for Thanksgiving, Easter etc, also an active bar & bar menu, then, outside there's a Tiki Bar with live music and located on the river, you can even arrive by boat. It is...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a few hours in the afternoon at the Tiki Bar on the water (river). Good munchies, good drinks, good time ! then went across the street to the Inn (around 6pm) for the Thur. night Prime Rib buffet dinner. The prime rib was very...More

1  Thank Hope Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clearly this place is very popular with the locals. We are not local. We drove down to South Jersey for the weekend and on the way back we stopped here. Nice scenery and the tiki bar across the street is great. Live music and good...More

Thank WillIGoBack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is great for a casual evening meal here in Forked River. The atmosphere is not fine dining, it is folks on vacation having a fun nice meal out with friends or family. The seafood was fresh, tasty though slightly overcooked. Vegetables were fresh. My...More

Thank gzgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends dine here often, but it was our first time in Forked River. It is best to have a reservation even on a Sunday night. There is a nice bar before you go into the dining room. We sat inside and had a delightful...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain's Inn is on the Forked River and we often go by boat and dock at the Tiki Bar. That's a great spot for drinks and live music. It's a mixed age crowd and great for people watching. We also like going into the more...More

Thank DownShore888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have never been disappointed when dining at The Captain's Inn. Everything we have ever tried has been delicious. The She Crab Soup is simply outstanding. Our friends always suggest that we eat there whenever they stop by our house for a visit.

Thank 98_cu_in
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been to the Captain's Inn several times and always find it a pleasurable experience. Good food and pleasant service. The surf and turf is delectable and the carrot cake for dessert is to die for. Looking forward to going back soon.

Thank Barry M
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Lois H
3 July 2016|
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Response from MimiKennyB | Reviewed this property |
When you're on the internet, you can google most of the restaurants ad see the menu and prices... go to : Captainsinnnj . com
John M
14 August 2015|
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Response from Steve K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We were there for lunch Not happy hour Prices are reasonable though Steve
Vincent G
27 December 2014|
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Response from Ken_NJ_11islands | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they serve lunch from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. There is no mention of Gluten Free on their menu. Their phone number: (609) 693-3351
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
  • Phone Number: +1 609-693-3351
The Captain's Inn Is a restaurant that serves a variety of meals for lunch and dinner while overlooking the Forked River. We have a full size bar with live entertainment on the weekends. We have multiple rooms for special occasions such as weddings, sweet 16's, bridal showers, etc. We also do catering events and private parties as well.The Captain's Inn also has an outside Tiki Bar. It has a full size bar with two decks for dining overlooking the water. It is open seven days a week and we provide entertainment all seven days as well. You can dock your boat and join us for lunch or dinner. Our menu includes an array of sandwhiches, bugers, panini's and so much more.
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