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Captain John's Restaurant

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Route 13, Sylvan Beach, NY 13157
+1 315-762-9949
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 16:00 - 21:30
Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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Rome, New York
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Then you must stop by for their 2 for 1 Margaritas....they are terrific! And the carafe they serve them in makes at least three servings. Also had dinner and it was very good. Had a great waitress, making the whole experience a good night!

Thank Digitabulist
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574 reviews
424 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

My friend and I went here on the recommendations of several of our relatives who recently went, We both ordered the lobster and prime rib special which was $16.99 and came with bread and one side. The prime rib was delicious, but like most prime rib, it had a lot of fat on it, which I cut away. The lobster... More 

Thank JuneNY
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Food and service not up to prices charged. I was sick all night after I ate there. Needs a total makeover.

Thank Syracuse c
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

We just finished Mother day at Captain John's. Ryan our server was more that great. However, when we finished our dinner I felt like I was in a NY CIty lunch time restaurant. While I was signing my check I was surrounded by one of the owners, a blonde lady and another waitress trying to clean the table while I... More 

Thank David B
Torrington, Connecticut
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Stopped by with friends for dinner after a bad experience at another local place. Three of us had one of the prime rib / seafood combo deals. I had the crab legs with mine and they were awesome! The mashed potatoes were to die for! But first, our server greeted us with a smile, enthusiasm and swift service. We REALLY... More 

Thank Kim B
Bridgeport, New York
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We had an incredible time our first visit to Captain John's. Service was Great....Thank you Andrew and the surf n turf was delicious! May I suggest the chocolate martini for dessert?? Thank you all for a very pleasurable evening!

Thank Maryann D
New Hartford, New York
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241 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Very good seafood. Restaurant has been around a long time and can see why. Very clean, friendly wait staff and delicious crab legs. Will definitely return.

Thank Ann K
Yorktown, Virginia
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

nice decor, crustaceans were over cooked and a little chewy. my hubby got the black and blue burger and like it. the spinach with warm bacon dressing was really good. creme brulee was delish, but pricey.

Thank Mary Ann M
Utica, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

So where to start with this review. I am going to give you a run down of our experience because I truly believe we donated our entire bill to this restaurant and got nothing out of it in return. I really want people to know that if you decide to eat at this restaurant, you might be just donating your... More 

4 Thank Ryan T
Syracuse, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

My friends and I went her on August 15th and I honestly haven't had an experience like this in a long time, possibly ever. When we were sat the waitress was friendly and attentive and we ordered some drinks and appetizers while waiting for the rest of out party. (they were only 15 minutes behind us and even called ahead... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 13, Sylvan Beach, NY 13157
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Sylvan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 315-762-9949

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?