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Captain Jack's Restaurant

16812 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 90742
+1 562-592-2514
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab legs” (97 reviews)
“prime rib” (83 reviews)
“king crab” (21 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
16812 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 90742
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Check the prices! The crab legs are delicious but pricey! The sirloin was like leather and tiny! Salad was cheap with limited ingredients

Thank galvanb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to Capt Jack's was a special treat for us. The crab legs were the best ever! Order a full plate and share it between 2 with an extra salad. The bread is yummy as a starter. For dessert, we ordered a mud pie to...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Non-descript restaurant in an area of Orange County named Sunset Beach. You should get reservations, however they do have some walk-in availability. Everything about this place is first class, starting with the service. There is a team approach to their service and everyone I encountered...More

Thank sworrels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The crab legs are beyond compare. Quaint atmosphere and friendly staff and GREAT food. However, it is a bit loud.

Thank Dann S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If your ever in the mood for Outstanding Seafood ,Great personable service, reasonable prices and plenty of parking in the Geart of Beautiful wonderful Sunset Beach CALIFORNIA come on down to The ONE and ONLY!! Drum Roll PLEASE: Captain Jacks Restaurant!!! I was there the...More

Thank thpirate
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Captain Jacks has been around along time. The place takes back to the dark, low ceilings, tight quarters, diners back east. Lots of aquariums line the walls and nautical flare abounds. The night was muggy and no AC in this place makes for a sweaty...More

Thank George D
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We chose Captain Jack's to celebrate our anniversary. A great choice! We started with the stuffed mushrooms - they were excellent! I had the seafood combo while my wife had the linguine with clams. Both meals were nicely presented and were delicious. The server and...More

Thank Dean L
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Expensive but if you love crab you won't be disappointed with the quality and amount. Family friendly and the service was great.

Thank barbarabQ5366MR
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Been here for years and still as popular as ever, Food is excellent, menus are huge and its a long standing joke to try to have one as a souvenir! Impossible! You can get a table overlooking the little marina or out on the patio....More

Thank DiAnnesInLove
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I loved everything about this place all they staff where extremely friendly the menu is huge. The only thing that i didnt like was that they only serve dinner and the indoors was super dark, but i understand thats how tuey had it all decorative.

Thank mrsgomez1
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They were cowarda,to try and jump women and childten at Captain Jacks in Huntington Beach Ca. And hide behind the race card when called out Captain Jacks should have intetvened.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$65
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16812 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 90742
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-592-2514
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