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Captain John's Dockside

) #112 of 212 Restaurants in Chapel Hill ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
11550 US 15 501 N, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-6372
+1 919-968-7955
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“flounder” (3 reviews)
“crab” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood
PRICE
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11550 US 15 501 N, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-6372
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been eating at Captain John's for over 20 years. He has recently opened a bar and seating in the new section, contiguous with the original establishment. This is a great place to listen to local music and enjoy large, fresh portions of seafood...More

1  Thank Ron0726
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had crab legs, waited too long with empty place and food was warm. Lacked taste, service was mediocre. Wouldn't go back.

Thank cyncant
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I have no complaints about this place. I found it on Restaurants.com and it was a good. A little further outside of Chapel Hill than I thought it would be but none the less, we ate good. Our server was awesome.

Thank Derrick T
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We love the well cooked fish and baked potatoes. There is nothing like a giant portion of friend flounder brought home for the family. We discovered this place during lent but keep coming back for the quality price and quantity

Thank inequity
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Classic style fried seafood. Generous portion sizes, cooked just right. very reasonable pricing. Very friendly and pleasant waitress. Will go back again.

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I go to Captain John's several times a month. It is always good, the crab cakes are tremendous. All crab meat and no filler. If you like crab these are the cakes to get. The specials are always worth a try.

Thank Geomanjim
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We have enjoyed dining at Captain John's for almost 20 years. The food is fresh and well-prepared. In addition to the fairly large menu, daily specials are offered and the staff will usually accommodate special requests. The decor has been upgraded to include a "tiki...More

Thank chefpeter77
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We (4 of us) had dinner at the Dockside Restaurant last night and went there specifically for the Greek cuisine and the cooking of John, the owner and Executive Chef. We started the meal with a delicious Greek Salad that we shared and a side-order...More

Thank ronpstrauss
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Had fresh red snapper done Mediterranean style simply fantastic. I try to eat at Captain Johns at least once or twice a month. The fish is always fresh from North Carolina and can be prepared with nominal oil or butter if you are concerned, when...More

Thank Geomanjim
Reviewed 22 June 2016

On the spur of the moment, we decided to eat a Captain John's Dockside restaurant. It was a delightful encore with the broiled salmon Mediterranean and the linguini and clams. The prices were great and the service was friendly. It's great to renew old acquaintances....More

Thank Stephen F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11550 US 15 501 N, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-6372
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-968-7955
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