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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (32 reviews)
“scallops” (19 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My Husband gave me a surprise Birthday dinner. What a wonderful dinner the food was excellent and plentiful. He needed to accommodate 14 people on the Saturday in August they were very busy but they were able to achieve that for us. our waitress did...More

1  Thank YandM98
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

If you have read some of my previous reviews on Seafood restaurants located in NewJersey you'll see that almost all them lack quantity and quality. Not here!!! The food was excellent. The atmosphere terrific. We sat in the main Dining room. All six entree's were...More

1  Thank ken k
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Spur of the moment Sunday evening dinner after a day at the beach...Tiki bar was crowded with a live band cranking out some classic tunes....we decided to go inside the Inn across the street for a quiet meal...Our server Becky was great...attentive without being intrusive...More

1  Thank Rookieoftheyear
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This place used to be great. The mini crock of their special cheddar spread was outstanding Now there is hardly enough to spread ; crackers at a table for four Crab cakes were heavy on filler. An appetizer plate the 4 of us shared was...More

Thank jerseyshoregirl54
Reviewed 26 August 2017

reasonable prices for bar style food, good drinks and nice servers. quite a few docking slips if you come by boat up the forked river. been there twice and will go back.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My husband and I were looking for a restaurant off of the parkway. We found Captain's Inn thanks to siri. The wait was one hour so we went to their tiki bar across the street. There was a band and it was packed so we...More

1  Thank pab931
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The food is very good. Our waitress was very helpful in our choice. The sangria was a little weak, but it was fixed right away and was definitely a great choice. It is a little crazy in the parking lot, but well worth it.

Thank dhart523
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We ordered clams which were delicious as an appetizer. My daughter ordered King Crab legs that were excellent and I ordered clam and linguine. I could not stop eating. My 1 yo grandson had fish and it was totally free of any bones. (One thing...More

Thank Donna F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

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

1  Thank SG171A
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

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

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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
26 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
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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