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The Captains Table

47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-3117
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (81 reviews)
“seafood” (62 reviews)
“flounder” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal, and the desserts (key lime pie, pineapple cake, and coconut pie) were the highlights of the meal (save room!). Friendly, prompt service and laid-back atmosphere.

Thank melanie j
Carrie O, Guest Relations Manager at The Captains Table, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much, we appreciate your business and look forward to you coming back.

Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending 15 minutes waiting to be served at another local restaurant, we decided to leave and find another option. We almost drove right by The Captains Table because you can't easily see the restaurant from the road. Glad we didn't miss it! Food was...More

Thank Pat B
Carrie O, Guest Relations Manager at The Captains Table, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review, glad you enjoyed the food, come back and see us soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurants best qualities were speed of service and portions of food for the price, in my opinion. The location was a little too quiet for comfort during lunch on a Sunday. We got served quickly, and our food came fast. It appeared to be...More

Thank crashingimage
Carrie O, Guest Relations Manager at The Captains Table, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of the food, just wanted to let you know that we do not have an employee break area, so due to the health regulations we allow our employees to eat at the back table. I will remind them that it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for a solid menu and selected beef rather than seafood for a change. Prim Rib was good, not great. Sides were solid. Service was good and very friendly. No liquor license was a little issue. Desert was very good.

Thank abcdarnold
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

UPDATE ON PREVIOUS REVIEW: I left a review a year or so ago and am posting an update since visiting the restaurant again under the new ownership. The previous owners ran a tight ship. Service was always good and food was consistently good. I can’t...More

3  Thank Tiffany J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised to find out our favorite OBX restaurant is under new management. The food and service were good. They didn’t serve alcohol but are currently in the process of getting a liquor license. I read through reviews while waiting for our dinner of...More

1  Thank D c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time there, very mediocre. The flounder was supposed to be fresh not frozen the broiled order looked fresh, the fried looked like breaded frozen fish curled and dry. Fries were liked cardboard, the string beans were canned..what restaurant would serve canned string beans..really. The...More

1  Thank hillsideave
Carrie O, Guest Relations Manager at The Captains Table, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am sorry for your experience, we have fresh flounder the broiled is the same fish as the fried, our string beans are not canned we bring in frozen green beans and sauté them. We are a new business and we are awaiting our beer...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captains Table was our favorite place for over 12 years.. Opened this year under new owners and tonight was possibly the worst dinner we have ever had. Portions big but tasteless. My reviews always raved about this place. but the menu prices have doubled and...More

1  Thank Diana T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I were visiting the OBX and hungry for good seafood. We certainly were not disappointed with The Captains Table. Our experience was excellent with prompt and friendly service. We began with a delicious basket of onion rings...perfect size for two. My wife...More

2  Thank dlltre
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have always wanted to go to the Captain's Table and finally went on our recent trip. When we arrived, there was only one couple there. When I ordered the sweet potato mash as a side dish, the server told me that they were very...More

Thank Jeri1955
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Karen M
14 September 2016|
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Response from alyshines | Reviewed this property |
Very casual. Not dressy at all...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-3117
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