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The Captains Table

47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-3117
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (77 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
“shrimp” (36 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed today via mobile

First time there, very mediocre. The flounder was supposed to be fresh not frozen the broiled order looked fresh, the fried looked like breaded frozen fish curled and dry. Fries were liked cardboard, the string beans were canned..what restaurant would serve canned string beans..really. The...More

Thank hillsideave
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Captains Table was our favorite place for over 12 years.. Opened this year under new owners and tonight was possibly the worst dinner we have ever had. Portions big but tasteless. My reviews always raved about this place. but the menu prices have doubled and...More

1  Thank Diana T
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I were visiting the OBX and hungry for good seafood. We certainly were not disappointed with The Captains Table. Our experience was excellent with prompt and friendly service. We began with a delicious basket of onion rings...perfect size for two. My wife...More

Thank dlltre
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have always wanted to go to the Captain's Table and finally went on our recent trip. When we arrived, there was only one couple there. When I ordered the sweet potato mash as a side dish, the server told me that they were very...More

Thank Jeri1955
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Used to come here all the time years ago. Stopped in for dinner. Fried shrimp, scallops, salad, green beans. Shrimp were same as we buy frozen at the grocery. Scallops we're so so. Salad was good. No hush puppies came with it. Meal and iced...More

Thank wayne s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even the best wait staff and cheap prices can’t make up for so so food. We decided to try this place based on some good reviews and because they offered reduced size portions for seniors. The fried shrimp was ok, the sides were ok, and...More

Thank RoseMaybud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were excited to see new management and the food was excellent. We were happy to see one of our favorite servers now working here. We tried several of the seafood baskets and the food was plentiful and tasty. 4 adults ate for less than...More

Thank Debbie H
Carrie O, Guest Relations Manager at The Captains Table, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, come back and see us the next time you are in town.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner tonight at the Captains Table. My friend had fried shrimp and I had flounder. We left very satisfied. The dining room has no TVs. Halleluhah! We could hear ourselves think and talk. The decor is that of a friendly family restaurant. Best...More

Thank ATRjr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did not stay to order because they did not have an alcohol permit. If you want a beer or glass of wine with dinner, go elsewhere.

Thank Angie H
Carrie O, Guest Relations Manager at The Captains Table, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are currently working on getting our permit, we are under new management and we should have it in the next few weeks. Thanks and please come back and see us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was clean, and neat. The staff was very nice, and the waitress was on point. The food was good, however pricey for what we got. One adult entree and 2 kids meals came to over $50?

1  Thank HeatherSchillaci
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Karen M
14 September 2016|
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Response from alyshines | Reviewed this property |
Very casual. Not dressy at all...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-3117
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