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Captain's Bay

562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
+1 828-456-6761
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“seafood” (22 reviews)
“jumbo shrimp” (4 reviews)
“place to eat” (2 reviews)
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562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Glad we stopped in. The menu is extensive. Love the seafood platters. Their slaw is wonderful. Everything had a great flavor. Service was decent. I certainly will return.

Thank 189samuelh
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Not a fancy place, but good seafood at great prices. My husband and I have been there a few times and enjoyed every meal. If you like Mahi-Mahi, it is excellent there and so reasonable. Have not seen Mahi-Mahi that reasonably priced in years, and...More

Thank hunters821
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Smells a bit moldy inside. Needs to be spruced up. The menu is extensive. I like the jumbo shrimp. Never crowded and that's an issue. Looks like it is just hanging on. Landlord leases to the restaurant and the two should get together and fix...More

1  Thank Harvey M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Captain’s Bay used to be a fried seafood restaurant, and it was pretty good. They have expanded their menu, something they should have left alone. I ordered a salad with with a salmon steak on top. The menu said it came with cottage cheese and...More

Thank Abbey_Inn
Reviewed 5 February 2018

If you want a good seafood you need to try them. You get a lot of food. The prices are great. They were pretty busy and service was great.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The portions are huge at Captain's Bay. The shrimp were perfectly cooked. I highly recommend the shrimp and oysters. Excellent service.

Thank rpmElloree_SC
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I was on vacation in the area! I have not eaten here before! There were several specials for lunch! The specials were cheap! I ordered the Flounder special! The meal was OK, I had better and worse food at other places! I would eat here...More

Thank FAM57
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Everything about this place reminds me of how seafood restaurants used to be, including the prices. Good service, pleasant surroundings with aquariums and inexpensive coastal decor, satisfying food. Nothing fancy, just down to earth. Much better than fast food but equally priced.

Thank kayn576
Reviewed 4 June 2017

If you like schrimp, fish filet, and hush puppies, this is the place to go. The clam chowder soup is the best I have had, and two people could eat the size of the dish they served. There was enough popcorn shrimp and whitefish for...More

Thank gladesratt
Reviewed 25 May 2017

very good food and service. Very clean atmosphere. will eat here again whenever in town. I had the jumbo shrimp and came away full.

Thank 520bill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-6761
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