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Captain John's Seafood House

9887 Oak St, capt.johns76@yahoo.com, Calabash, NC 28467-2729
+1 910-579-6011
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (59 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9887 Oak St, capt.johns76@yahoo.com, Calabash, NC 28467-2729
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Captain John's has a good menu selection of seafood items, including some specials of the day. Service was very good, food was excellent, and the prices were reasonable. Probably the best of the seafood houses in Calabash that I have tried over the last few...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Got more food than another Calabash restaurant. We had 6 adults. Food was great, but one member's food had set and was warm. The waitress immediately address the matter and brought a whole new plate-hot and plentiful.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

First time eating here and it wasn't bad at all. The fish was fresh, the tea was really good but I wasn't a fan of the coleslaw. Overall not bad at all.

Thank DjCraig95
Reviewed 5 February 2018

It's on the waterway, so it has a beautiful view. The staff is friendly, and the service is great, and food is delicious.

Thank pamgriest72
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We’ve been eating at Captain John’s for years, ever since I can remember. It’s always great and I would recommend.

Thank krissybee1979
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Delicios meal after rough day on the links. Very friendly bartender. Made us feel welcome and made awesome suggestions

Thank jimbrocc
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The waitress was friendly. That's the best I can say about this place. It was old and a little dingy. The food was tasteless and overlooked. Wine selection was a joke -- they offers 1 brand. One very horrible brand that I've never heard of....More

Thank RuthAnn K
Reviewed 30 October 2017

ate here the weekend of October 28. I ordered fried shrimp with baked potato. I thought the food was ok and the service was good

Thank oakleyjim
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We have been enjoying Captain Johns for over 30 years and always satisfied. Friendly staff, excellent food and very clean. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Raymond U
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I have eaten at Cap't John's probably 10 times in the last few years and every single time it was been FANTASTIC. Family run business and they work it like pro's. Always a warm greeting and some of the staff have been there for as...More

Thank Jay S
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Depending on the time of year quiet is kinda hard to define. Most of the late spring thru labor day everywhere is busy, so quiet is tuff. There are quite a few very nice golf courses in the area with nice club... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9887 Oak St, capt.johns76@yahoo.com, Calabash, NC 28467-2729
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Calabash
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-6011
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