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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%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (19 reviews)
“shrimp” (9 reviews)
“side salad” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
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562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Had to send back my first steak, thoroughly overcooked. Second one was just plain nasty. Worst meal ever and they didn't even care. Didn't even offer to reduce my bill. Will NEVER go back.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Food is good. It there is something missing. It's a huge place inside. The menu is as large as the building. There is something for everyone. I love the large fried shrimp plate. Management does not own the building and the owner is not keeping...More

Thank OpinionGuru
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Waitstaff are very friendly and accommodating, but overworked. Old Atmosphere and dated interior, but kept clean. Food really needs improvement. House salad comes out of a plastic bag and salad dressing has no taste. Fish greasy and prepared poorly. Prices average and affordable, but could...More

Thank Love2trvlalot
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I was told that this place had improved, personally I would beg to differ. The hush puppies were the high light from there it rapidly went down hill. Clam chowder was more like clam water, the "slaw" was pureed and virtually tasteless. The white fish...More

Thank James H
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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