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Captain John's Seafood House

9887 Oak St, capt.johns76@yahoo.com, Calabash, NC 28467-2729
+1 910-579-6011
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (74 reviews)
“seafood” (57 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
9887 Oak St, capt.johns76@yahoo.com, Calabash, NC 28467-2729
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been eating at Captain John’s for years, ever since I can remember. It’s always great and I would recommend.

Thank krissypoo79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicios meal after rough day on the links. Very friendly bartender. Made us feel welcome and made awesome suggestions

Thank jimbrocc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress was friendly. That's the best I can say about this place. It was old and a little dingy. The food was tasteless and overlooked. Wine selection was a joke -- they offers 1 brand. One very horrible brand that I've never heard of....More

Thank RuthAnn K
Reviewed 30 October 2017

ate here the weekend of October 28. I ordered fried shrimp with baked potato. I thought the food was ok and the service was good

Thank oakleyjim
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We have been enjoying Captain Johns for over 30 years and always satisfied. Friendly staff, excellent food and very clean. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Raymond U
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I have eaten at Cap't John's probably 10 times in the last few years and every single time it was been FANTASTIC. Family run business and they work it like pro's. Always a warm greeting and some of the staff have been there for as...More

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Captain Johns never fails to provide the best hush puppies, shrimp and fish!!! We took friends with us this last visit and they raved about the grouper and grilled tuna! You never walk away hungry or disappointed!

Thank ksaltsma
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We went here as a family (8 of us total) on September 22nd on the eve of my birthday. I can't say enough about Captain John's. There are not enough adjectives to express our experience. But let me begin by sharing that my wife is...More

Thank lovesfood777
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Although we have lived in Calabash oveer 2 years this was our first visit to Captain John's. We are sorry it took us so long to find it. I had the catfish and it was lightly battered, fried to a crispy finish and was did...More

Thank mikeclaxton1
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We have been to this place a few times, and I have never been disappointed, my wife not so. On this trip I had the combo Calabash-style seafood platter and it was as good as ever - an overloaded plate of clam strips, flounder, and...More

Thank Walter W
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Depending on the time of year quiet is kinda hard to define. Most of the late spring thru labor day everywhere is busy, so quiet is tuff. There are quite a few very nice golf courses in the area with nice club... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9887 Oak St, capt.johns76@yahoo.com, Calabash, NC 28467-2729
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Calabash
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-6011
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