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“Out of place”

Captain John's Restaurant & Tiki Bar
Ranked #9 of 18 Restaurants in Sylvan Beach
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

One step inside and you will think you are in Florida in a cheesy tiki bar because of all the beachy decorations. All on knotty pine walls. There was no wait to be seated and our hostess mumbled something about the food and drinks and threw the menus down. Our waitress brought bread and it would have been a nice touch if the bread was warmed, but it wasn't and it was hard, maybe that was the type of bread. The food is certainly out of the sylvan beach price range , way overpriced. We both had the 16.99 surf (prime rib) and turf ( small tail). Sides were fries for one and rice pilaf for the other. Fries were not all cooked thoroughly and rice was bland. The prime rib was very fatty . We skipped on dessert, a girl brought a tray of selections and nothing appealed to us. Plenty of parking. It seemed that there are hot coffee drinks, maybe I will return just to try that.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Mediocre, overpriced food. There really is nothing special about the food that merits the prices. Service is ok. I wouldn't visit again.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Iris F
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Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We were on the way to a 4th of July party we decided to have dinner before. We sat at the bar and ordered drinks. Served promptly and were great. We ordered Utica greens for an appetizer and the showboat for dinner which included broiled haddock, scallops and shrimp along with wild rice. Everything was delicious. Food was hot and Andy the owners son was spot on for service.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

The food is amazing! We stop here every time we are in Sylvan, in fact they catered our wedding 4 years ago and we come back every anniversary. The lobster bisque is the best! I've tried lobster bisque in Florida and Maine and Captain John's is still the best... My Granddaughter went with us this time and she loved it... Always great food and great service...

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

Went on an Saturday evening. Appetizers were ok...steamed clams were good but the shrimp cocktail was a little disappointing....3 jumbo that did not taste fresh. Would not order that again. Ordered fried haddock dinner with one side and prime with lobster for 16.99. Food was good. Service was a little sketchy..nice but didn't come to our table when we were ready for a second glass of wine and she was obviously not busy..avoiding eye contact with our table. Cinderella's and the Spaghetti Factory are still our favorites at the Beach.

Date of visit: June 2017
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