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Captain Jim's Seafood Buffet

3985 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3817
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“crab legs” (675 reviews)
“seafood” (354 reviews)
“crawfish” (40 reviews)
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3985 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3817
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1 - 10 of 1,607 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My daughter wanted seafood and we chose this place one evening. Wish we hadn't. The food was horrible, cold and bland tasting. The staff was no where to be seen and we had to hunt them down at one point getting the hostess to find...More

Thank 5Bees
Reviewed yesterday

The buffet had a lot of different seafood on it. They had all you can eat crab legs and they were always putting more out. The rest of the food was good.

Thank Karen9283
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely horrible. Definitely was not worth the money spent. Little variety of food. Crab legs were over cooked and small. No steamed shrimp. Very little cold shrimp. Sad excuse for seafood.

Thank Amber L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was by far the worst excuse for seafood I have ever eaten. (rather forced down). There is no seasoning on any of the food. The fried oysters were mush and the frog legs over-cooked. The food was not fresh and not much was put...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Service was super quick. Food was fresh and delicious!! The crab cakes and crab legs were very fresh and tasted amazing.

Thank Maddie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to Gatlinburg for our honeymoon and I was craving crablegs!! Captain Jim's was amazing!!! The food was great and the experience was amazing!! We will definitely be back!!

Thank SilleKMC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selection of seafood. From crab to cod. Everything was good. Had a sample of most of what they had, and all was good.

Thank Terry V
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, a fanatic of seafood, was completely satisfied with this buffet. The kids and I were, too, but let's be honest; his opinion on this issue mattered more! Of course you are not in a coastal town so you have to keep that in...More

1  Thank fivearoundtheglobe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was great, but unless you are going to spend $35.00 for it with the crab legs, you would do better to go to Golden Corral. I actually have nothing more to say about this place.

Thank Fred G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Courtesy at the front door had some to be desired... was a little pricey but the food was good. Server was good and friendly

Thank carmenrd66
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Brittany W
3 June 2017|
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Response from J T | Reviewed this property |
I meant near or far not near of FAT, of course after you eat you'll think fat. My new bride says Drop me off early and pick me up as they close. She loves the all you can eat Crab Legs I keep the plate full as she stuffs... More
20 May 2017|
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Response from Edward D | Reviewed this property |
Unknown. Most of the seating seems to be at booths for 4.
Rita C
13 April 2017|
Response from 19christy | Reviewed this property |
there wad not a wait. pretty large restautant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3985 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3817
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge
  • Phone Number: 8659639478
The only Seafood Buffet in East Tennessee! All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs! On the Pigeon Forge Parkway between lights #8-#10 you'll find great food and great service. Visit our website for buffet menu and more. Look for the Boat when you come to town!
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