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905 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2437
+1 203-265-9336
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Seas has been in Wallngford for at least 30 yrs. +. It has changed ownership over the years. I have been going there for the past 8 or 9 years. I normally order fried, whole belly clams and they are very good. Rice pudding is amazing. Variety of soups are available. My fav is New England Clam Chowder. Large... More 

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Thank Hilda W
Connecticut
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90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The woman behind the counter was so sweet, so accommodating, and so patient that I feel guilty not rating this place with 5 stars. Unfortunately I have to agree with the folks who said that the seafood is greasy, way over breaded, and the portion small. Looking at the reviews you would think that there are two restaurants here. One... More 

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Thank rjr4945
CT
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Super casual -- almost diner-like atmosphere. My sister and nephew say the hamburgers are terrific. I wouldn't know. There are a lot of places that sell a good burger. Captain Seas sells good seafood. I can't see any reason to order anything else. There's nothing fancy about it, but it's all fresh, good and quite tasty. In addition to the... More 

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Thank kskinct
Wallingford, Connecticut
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Had been coming here for soft shell crabs when in season. Let down this visit. The sales person forgot my drink. Had to ask for catsup for the table. Food was not as good. Maybe because they were busy. I guess can't be good all the time.

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Thank rgeulen
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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186 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We had clam strips and they were very very good. We also had scallops. The scallops were huge, but very watery with lots of breading, (I didn't mind the excess breading, hubby did though) not much seasoning, needed a little something more. I added salt, though I rarely add salt to my meal. Overall a very good, reasonably priced seafood... More 

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Thank honeydoll272
Wallingford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Tuesday July 11. Fish & Chips (1) and Crabcake Special (1). Not an experience to ensure a return visit: batter too thick, fish fresh, fries terrible. Crabcake "OK" July 12. Went to Big Y Meriden: Haddock and Chips. Ah, the joy! NOT MORE COSTLY. Sat in car, ate dinner. I will stick to 'Take Out' from Big Y for F&C.

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Thank SEAN O
Connecticut
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Quite a variety of seafood, partial to their scallop roll, fish sandwich and lobster roll. Save money and don't the fries - they are not that good. Have also enjoyed their hot dogs and burgers. I am not a soda drinker, but they serve white birch, which is a favorite of mine. The service is quick and the people are... More 

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Thank 1Chris_R123
Wallingford, Connecticut
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89 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Not much to look at, the interior is definitely dated. I go here for lunch on Saturday. I have never had better fried clams even on the shoreline. Just ask for extra tarter as they tend not to give enough. Hot dogs as good as you could expect. Would like to see free refills on drinks but other than that... More 

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Thank John R
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77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Soft shell crabs are in season and my Friend wanted some. I myself love the whole belly clams platter but I get onion rings not fries Both are really delish! I go there at least once a month Try it u will like it. I also get there hotdog with cheese and bacon from time to time with the New... More 

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Thank Becky123q
New Haven, Connecticut
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Frequented this place a few times, and they have the best fried fish in New England, not just ct. Better than the clam shacks in Maine or mass.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2437
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-265-9336

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