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Captain's Inn Restaurant & Tiki Bar

304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
+1 609-693-3351
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (32 reviews)
“scallops” (18 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've found the food to be good at both the Tiki bar and the main restaurant (different kitchens). The outside Tiki bar is right on the Forked River with some areas that are protected by a canopy and heated. You bill can add up quick...More

Thank SG171A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They really should have several fans strategically placed throughout the outdoor dining area. Aside from that, food was just ok.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Atmosphere, staff and food just amazing! Eat inside or out and get the best experience and never leave disappointed! Food is always top notch and the owner is so kind and welcoming. We will continue to go, my kids always ask can we go to...More

Thank Jodiefal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often go there for the inside Happy Hour from 3-6pm. There are many many choices of aps, and the prices are very reasonable. The service is good. The chicken wings are large and meaty. The nacho platter is enough for 2 couples. Pizza, clams,...More

Thank MikeTu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never had a bad meal at this place. Seafood and beef tend to be our favorites. Service is friendly and the beer and wine selections are good.

Thank James D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrated our anniversary by having dinner at the Captains Inn.. Enjoyed a wonderful view of the marina and boats coming in and out. Our server Donna was outstanding! Our dinners were beautifully plated, fresh seafood and delicious. Definitely a place to visit again and again..

Thank Daisygirl404
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly the first draw is the outdoor Tiki Bar. It's the only part of the Inn that I have visited. We rode the bike over on a Sunday afternoon and sat down at the bar. We didn't eat during this visit but enjoyed 2 cocktails....More

Thank robinhump
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This venue covers it all. Weddings, showers, white table cloth dining, buffets for Thanksgiving, Easter etc, also an active bar & bar menu, then, outside there's a Tiki Bar with live music and located on the river, you can even arrive by boat. It is...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Spent a few hours in the afternoon at the Tiki Bar on the water (river). Good munchies, good drinks, good time ! then went across the street to the Inn (around 6pm) for the Thur. night Prime Rib buffet dinner. The prime rib was very...More

1  Thank Hope Susan B
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Clearly this place is very popular with the locals. We are not local. We drove down to South Jersey for the weekend and on the way back we stopped here. Nice scenery and the tiki bar across the street is great. Live music and good...More

Thank WillIGoBack
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Lois H
3 July 2016|
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Response from MimiKennyB | Reviewed this property |
When you're on the internet, you can google most of the restaurants ad see the menu and prices... go to : Captainsinnnj . com
John M
14 August 2015|
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Response from Steve K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We were there for lunch Not happy hour Prices are reasonable though Steve
Vincent G
27 December 2014|
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Response from Ken_NJ_11islands | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they serve lunch from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. There is no mention of Gluten Free on their menu. Their phone number: (609) 693-3351
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
  • Phone Number: +1 609-693-3351
The Captain's Inn Is a restaurant that serves a variety of meals for lunch and dinner while overlooking the Forked River. We have a full size bar with live entertainment on the weekends. We have multiple rooms for special occasions such as weddings, sweet 16's, bridal showers, etc. We also do catering events and private parties as well.The Captain's Inn also has an outside Tiki Bar. It has a full size bar with two decks for dining overlooking the water. It is open seven days a week and we provide entertainment all seven days as well. You can dock your boat and join us for lunch or dinner. Our menu includes an array of sandwhiches, bugers, panini's and so much more.
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