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Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille

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15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014 (Formerly The Crow's Nest)
+1 239-472-5161
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17:00 - 00:00
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Eastern Pa.
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat at the bar. Good food great bar tender ; No hard liquor but beer and wine. There is outdoor dining and we would go back.

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Thank hopkinsEasternPa_
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this review

Dear hopkinsEasternPa_, Thank you for recent review! We loved hearing that you enjoyed our food and service. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit! Thank you, F&B Management More 

Sanibel Island, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Patrick, our server. He provided exceptional service, suggested several items and was sport on with his recommendations.

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Thank Gene B
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this review

Dear Gene B, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille. We appreciate you taking the time to write such kind words concerning your dining experience with us. We're glad to hear Patrick took such great care of you! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Thank you, F&B Management More 

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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We already ate and dinner so we went out just for the hermit crab races. You definitely have to arrive very early and if not you don't get to pick how many hermit crabs you want to race. You also miss the opportunity for front row seating for the actual races. Not knowing this we got there just about 15... More 

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Thank Tiffanycl
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this review

Dear Tiffanycl, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille! We're glad to hear you enjoyed our legendary Crab Races. We apologize your group of 7 was unable to get front row seating and multiple crabs. Our restaurant tends to fill up on Crab Race nights within the first 15-30 minutes of opening. We... More 

East Lansing, Michigan
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173 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came in early to have dinner and be able to participate in the evening crab races. We arrived and were seated in a booth, and fresh water was delivered. A waitress finally came and took our drink order and it was delivered. After about 20 minutes, she finally came back and took our dinner order~which didn't arrive for a... More 

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Thank srainone
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this review

Dear srainone, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille. We appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your dining experience so we can make the necessary adjustments to ensure this doesn't happen again. We're sorry to hear our service missed the mark that evening. Crab Races tend to fill our restaurant... More 

Schaumburg, United States
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in to watch the Cubs play the Indians in the World Series. Sat in the bar area with a good view of the TV. The beer was cold and the sandwich I had was very good. The bar was lively and a band was playing in the dinning area. Service was friendly and fast for a Friday night. The... More 

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Thank William P
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this review

Dear William P, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille! We're glad to hear you enjoyed our cold beer, sandwiches, speedy bar service, and entertainment. We have live bands every Friday and Saturday nights. We look forward to seeing you next time you're in the area! Thank you, F&B Management More 

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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A nice family atmostphere, resturant available or bar seating, special food and events advertised each week. I was there during the Family Crab Races. Good food and friendly staff.

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Thank Diane W
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this review

Dear Diane W, Thank you so much for your recent kind words concerning the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille! We loved hearing that you enjoyed our food, atmosphere, staff, and legendary Crab Races. We look forward to seeing you the next time you're in Captiva! Thank you, F&B Management More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

An average meal at best. The menu is impressive with options none of which came out with impressive flavor, presentation and enthusiasm. We left unsatisfied and wanting more. It should also be noted that the decor is dated and parking is an actual issue. When all else fails I guess this is an option.

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Thank jaclynepbernstein
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this review

Dear jaclynepbernstein, Thank you for recently reviewing the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille! We're sorry to hear that our food was lacking flavor, presentation, and enthusiasm during your visit with us. Our new menu is only a couple weeks old and may still contain some kinks we need to work out.We will personally speak with our Chef to resolve... More 

Punta Gorda, Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

While staying at Tween Waters we were delightfully surprised by the Crows Nest. Food was great, wine as well, and great entertainment! Live music was superb and unexpected.

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Thank lemmeral
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this review

Dear lemmeral, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille! We truly appreciate you taking the time to write such kind words about your dining experience with us. We're so glad to hear you loved the food, wine, and entertainment! We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Thank you, F&B Management More 

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Good bar food. A little pricey for what you get in portion size. Music was good. It was hot in restaurant. Old looking needs some updating. Staff was friendly.

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Thank Barbara D
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this review

Dear Barbara D, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille! We appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to tell us about your dining experience. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our food and friendly staff! We're very sorry you thought our portion sizes were small for the price. We've... More 

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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

After many years of visiting Captiva we think the food here gets better each time. The flat bread and sandwiches were great. Of course for us Tim and the Crab Races are some of the most fun you can have.

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Thank Ronald K
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Crow's Nest Beach Bar & Grille, responded to this review

Dear Ronald K, Thank you for your recent review of the Crow's Nest Beach Bar and Grille! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and our legendary crab races. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Captiva. Thank you, F&B management More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014 (Formerly The Crow's Nest)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-5161
Description
Great food. Great music. Great fun. Happily served nightly at The Crow's Nest Beach ar & Grille, ranked one of Captiva's top TripAdvisor restaurants. Casual, comfortable good times food and drink, with a front-desk view of Captiva's beautiful sunset. Make sure not to miss: * Monday & Thursday night: Captiva Crab Races, 6 PM Family Dinner Show, 9 PM Adults * Tuesday Prime Rib Special, Friday Fish Fry * Live Music Friday & Saturday Nights, 8 pm - Close Bar opens at 4 pm, dinner available 5 pm - 9 pm.

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