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Captain Bill's Waterfront Restaurants

2701 Century Harbor Rd, Allen Blvd, Middleton, WI 53562-1857
+1 608-831-7327
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good26%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“seafood” (16 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2701 Century Harbor Rd, Allen Blvd, Middleton, WI 53562-1857
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had lobster with a side of coconut shrimp. Lobster was good. Coconut shrimp was great! That's one of my favorites. Batter fried fries were also good. I thought the Bleu cheese dressing was a let down as it was runny and really didn't have much...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We've been wanting to try Captain Bill's ever since we heard of it. A restaurant with a lake view, how can you beat that? We made reservations for four on Friday night. When we arrived, the hostess seated us immediately and gave us menus. The...More

Thank rickleed
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The views from the restaurant are great. We had a window seat in the room with the beautiful circular fireplace. I had a steak dinner at a seafood restaurant and wasn't sure what to expect. Was pleasantly surprised to be served a tasty juicy steak...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Good is always fresh and the service is the same great. You would think you are at the seashore. I love the jumbo shrimp.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I've dined at Captain Bill's on multiple occasions, and I've never been disappointed by the service and food quality. Different times of year offer a great variety of waterfront views to enjoy.

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 1 January 2018

After dining here for New Year's Eve for nearly a decade, I'm afraid we likely won't return next year. After calling to make reservations and being told they were closed for New Year's Eve, we didn't believe it and had to call several days later...More

Thank ChanMom
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have frequented this is establishment many times over the past 24 years, for many different celebrations. The owners are very nice and I have also frequented the other two well known establishments in town. With that being said, my companion and I chose Captain...More

Thank Prettykitty P
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I had the Mahi-Mahi which was way over cooked. My wife had the lobster which was also way over cooked. The wine was wonderful and the wait staff was excellent and attentive. Food has a long way to go!!!

Thank rockydogz1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was my second visit--the first time the waitress had added a $10 item to our check that we hadn't ordered and though we caught it and waitress was apologetic for the mistake, it was hard to convince my partner to return. Returned with a...More

Thank ChicaWi
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have visited Captain Bill's a couple times and the experience has been wonderful. The food has been fantastic and the staff has been friendly and attentive. I planned to propose to my girlfriend at Captain Bill's since it was where we had a very...More

1  Thank MargaritaVils
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2701 Century Harbor Rd, Allen Blvd, Middleton, WI 53562-1857
    (Lake Street, Allen Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 608-831-7327
  • E-mail
Captain Bill's waterfront restaurant features award winning seafood in a rustic, casual and fun waterfront atmosphere. Recently voted "Best Seafood Restaurant" in the Best of Madison poll, Captain Bill's diners rave about the clam chowder, crab cakes and coconut shrimp. Escape to our waterfront deck, enjoy an ice cold beverage, a mound of shrimp and oysters, crab, lobster or our Friday night fish fry. Happy hour in the bar Monday thru Friday from Open until 6:00pm and all night Thursday .
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