We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Captain's Boil

#1,368 of 7,227 Restaurants in Toronto
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood
5313 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5R4, Canada
+1 647-348-7808
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cajun fries” (9 reviews)
“crab legs” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Seafood
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
5313 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5R4, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (71)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We choose this place due to the reviews, location, and our love for seafood . It was directly across from our hotel - upon arrival we were seated ver quickly by our waitress Nicole. She was awesome- very friendly with a wealth of knowledge on...More

Thank Francina T
TheCaptainsBoil, Public Relations Manager at The Captain's Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Francina, Thank you for your feedback, we are very happy that you chose us for your seafood boil experience. We would be delighted to serve you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gimmicky place where the seafood and food are served in plastic bags and you eat sigh your hands in disposable plastic gloves. The food is so so and prices are reasonable and can be fun when you have a group. My take though was...More

Thank Robertal34
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I think the owner will save money on hiring someone to do dishes. They have money to place order on tablet but not having staffs do clean and dishes. I think they are not Eco friendly at all. How many plastic going to be in...More

Thank FoodLover762
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

First time coming here hear after hearing about it through social media. It’s a different experience than other restaurants because they serve the food in a bag which is a fun experience. Food is great and only down size is the music that they play,...More

Thank Sameer S
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

The food is very tastee and messy. No plates or cutlery. Prices are avg to high. Soda served in disposable cups. Bibs and plastic gloves offered. Food Taste 10 Appearance 4 Price 8 Might go back. Caution high salt content

1  Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Our friend took us to Captain boil in Markham. The table cloth is paper. The food comes in a paper plate. You were a bib. You put on disposable gloves and eat with your hand. We shared a bowel with seafood contents and chose Cajun...More

Thank Farouk D
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Best seafood I’ve ever had. The seasoning makes the lobster so flavourful, unlike many places that serve them plain. However, this is very messy to eat, so don’t bother dressing up to come here. Been here twice so far and I will definitely continue going!...More

Thank Merissa B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It's not an extensive menu...lobster, crab legs and other shellfish. I think it's Sous Vide cooking. You have a choice of seasonings. The food comes to your table - no forks, spoons...or plates. Cinch up the bib, put on the gloves (provided) and start munching....More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 28 August 2017

They provide every customer a plastic bib and a pair of plastic gloves. You know it's going to be messy. No plates and no utensils. Orders are served in plastic bags. Eating with your hands like in a medieval restaurant. Seafood was fresh and tasty....More

Thank Joseph20131008
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I had a fun time at Captains Boil. They provide you with a plastic bib and plastic gloves to eat. We ordered shrimps, lobster and mussels. We choose the flavor and the spice level. The shrimps came in a plastic bag. We had to remove...More

Thank sandjasmine
Nearby
North York
North York is one of Toronto's most culturally diverse
neighborhoods. Home to a number of cultural events
throughout the year that celebrate the city's varied
ethnic communities, it's always worthwhile to see
what's going on in the area. Its cross-section of
inhabitants include students and long-time residents,
giving North York an eclectic feeling of being both
local and international. Extremely family-friendly,
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 136 hotels in Toronto
Novotel Toronto North York
989 reviews
.49 km away
Mary-am Hotel North York
46 reviews
1.22 km away
Liberty Suites Hotel
238 reviews
3.43 km away
Montecassino Place Suites Hotel
132 reviews
5.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge
18 reviews
.21 km away
Mezza Notte Trattoria
128 reviews
.05 km away
Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge
53 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
North York Central Library
19 reviews
.56 km away
Gibson House Museum
17 reviews
.39 km away
North York Civic Centre
6 reviews
.60 km away
Toronto Centre for the Arts
24 reviews
.88 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Captain's Boil staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5313 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5R4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighbourhood: North York
  • Phone Number: +1 647-348-7808
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing