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Captain John's Dockside

11550 US 15 501 N, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-6372
+1 919-968-7955
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“fried clams” (2 reviews)
“crab” (2 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
11550 US 15 501 N, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-6372
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was met right away and seated. Chose the outdoor patio which appeared to be new and was very nice. Stacy waited on us and was fantastic! She recommended the grouper blackened and it was indeed great! Very good seafood and service. Would recommend this Calabash...More

Thank Greg I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I live close to Captain John's Dockside and wish we could eat there. We have had several unpleasant experiences there, but the last one made us decide not to go back. I ordered a fish steak and it came out frozen in...More

1  Thank birdie86509
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I have been eating at Captain John's for over 20 years. He has recently opened a bar and seating in the new section, contiguous with the original establishment. This is a great place to listen to local music and enjoy large, fresh portions of seafood...More

2  Thank Ron0726
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had crab legs, waited too long with empty place and food was warm. Lacked taste, service was mediocre. Wouldn't go back.

Thank cyncant
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I have no complaints about this place. I found it on Restaurants.com and it was a good. A little further outside of Chapel Hill than I thought it would be but none the less, we ate good. Our server was awesome.

Thank Derrick T
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We love the well cooked fish and baked potatoes. There is nothing like a giant portion of friend flounder brought home for the family. We discovered this place during lent but keep coming back for the quality price and quantity

Thank inequity
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Classic style fried seafood. Generous portion sizes, cooked just right. very reasonable pricing. Very friendly and pleasant waitress. Will go back again.

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I go to Captain John's several times a month. It is always good, the crab cakes are tremendous. All crab meat and no filler. If you like crab these are the cakes to get. The specials are always worth a try.

Thank Geomanjim
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We have enjoyed dining at Captain John's for almost 20 years. The food is fresh and well-prepared. In addition to the fairly large menu, daily specials are offered and the staff will usually accommodate special requests. The decor has been upgraded to include a "tiki...More

Thank chefpeter77
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We (4 of us) had dinner at the Dockside Restaurant last night and went there specifically for the Greek cuisine and the cooking of John, the owner and Executive Chef. We started the meal with a delicious Greek Salad that we shared and a side-order...More

1  Thank ronpstrauss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11550 US 15 501 N, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-6372
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-968-7955
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