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Captain Jim's Seafood Buffet

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3985 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3817
+1 865-453-0003
12:00 - 21:00
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Heavener, Oklahoma
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I had dinner here this evening and it was terrible. The worst $60 meal we've ever had. We didn't get the crab legs, just the buffet. Maybe the crab legs would have made the meal worth it but that would have been an extra $10 per person! The food on the buffet was barely warm and not... More 

Thank Monika B
Dickson, Tennessee
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was extremely hesitant to try a seafood buffet, but glad I did. I read reviews with a lot of talk about the crab legs, but it's not just the crab legs. In fact I didn't get the crab legs. Buffet is about $25 without and $35 with, which is not bad for a seafood meal and especially when it's... More 

Thank Randy k
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Jim's Seafood Buffet is by far the BEST restaurant in Pigeon Forge! They have such a wide variety to chose from on the buffet and their ALL YOU CAN EAT Crab Legs are Delicious! We drove an hour just to eat at Capt. Jims! The staff are always so friendly and do an excellent job of taking care of... More 

Thank Lindie K
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was good food and plenty of it with excellent margaritas! The service was great and the place was clean.

Thank Adventurous00001
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to caption jims for the all you can eat crab legs and was so impressed with the atmosphere and the service ...we will sooooo be back...lynn was a GREAT waitress !!!

Thank endlessnoise
Renick, West Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crab legs very good friendly staff great bar drinks!! Bar has good variety nice salad bar nice side dishes kid friendly lots of choices will come back for the crab legs !

Thank homewvannie
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This had to be the worse food on my whole trip, not to mention they wanted to charge 10.99 for a 19-month-old baby to eat crab legs and she's don't even eat crab legs, this was so over rated but I know good seafood because We have wild Georgia shrimp. Once again before going to this place think again it's... More 

Thank Sue Lynn O
Trenton, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellant buffet with fresh food being brought out constantly, every time we walked up they were just bringing out another batch of fresh hot crab. Excellent clam chowder. Reasonable price for drinks. Very friendly and attentive staff. Highly recommend it.

Thank Kristina D
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't expect to have the best crab legs and crab cakes here, but they were. Everything was superb. Did not like the fried oysters. I have had better fritters. Margaritas were great also.

Thank Mike & Linda V
upper state south carolina
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158 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for fresh local seafood because you're from Fl or some other coastal state & you're offended at the amounts of 'frozen seafood' served here -  then I suggest YOU STAY AWAY FROM ALL seafood BUSINESSES HERE. In case you haven't noticed TENNESSEE IS NOT A COASTAL state. The seafood will be as fresh as they can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: +1 865-453-0003
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?