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Captain's Tavern

9625 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156-2804
+1 305-666-5979
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (18 reviews)
“lobster” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
9625 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156-2804
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant is consistently good, year after year. Started going with my family about 40 years ago and went with my husband last night for our anniversary. Tuesday night is lobster night. It's always busy but lobster night (2 for $30) is packed. It's a...More

Thank fhdkf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband had mentioned this place several times, until we finally went together on date night. This place seems tucked away and hidden. i even joked that this is where the men take their mistress lol. Yeah that kind of hidden away vibe. The food...More

Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We last ate the Captain's Tavern many years ago, and it hasn't changed at all. Today we went there for lunch. The portions of our fish entrees were small and overcooked. My husband's scrod was tough (!) and overwhelmed by the mushroom and leathery cheese...More

Thank Profco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain's Tavern is a Miami institution - it has a retro charm that fits right in with it's tradition of serving fresh seafood for more than 40 years. It has an old fashioned bar and, much of the time, an old fashioned clientele that appreciates...More

Thank Lyn_Farmer
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The website says, "Running a restaurant and seafood market isn't easy. The work is hard and the hours are long. Bill and Audrey, however, remain passionate about maintaining Captain's Tavern's reputation as the leading seafood restaurant in Miami. It is with great pride that they...More

Thank BigSnorer
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We were here before and saw other guests eating the Caribbean lobster $32 per lb average 2 lbs. I have to say that was last week... this week its my birthday and that's where we are headed tomorrow evening. WORTH every cent! They have them...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Looked for a place near the hotel and found this place. Like its webpage states, it is not your typical seafood place. Had good old fashions at the bar, then moved to a table. We all had great dinners. They accommodated my wife's gluten intolerance...More

Thank mahimike
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Captain's Tavern is a local favorite for all seafood lovers. It has been there forever and the quality never slides. Any night you stop in you will be given a friendly greeting and a delicious fresh seafood meal. You are bound to see friends whenever...More

Thank kkmiausa
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

had a lovely dinner with my husband. they have one of the best mojitos in Miami highly recommend this place for visitors and locals.

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Our friends who we are visiting eat at this place almost every Sunday night. It definitely has a neighborhood bar/restaurant feel to it, and while it is only 50 yards off Hwy 1, you really have to know it is there to spot it. There...More

Thank Wohlerguy
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kim B
Do they have valet parking?
24 March 2017|
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Response from Jorge A | Reviewed this property |
No, they share a parking lot in a small plaza
Gale C
do you have take out
30 July 2016|
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Response from Joseph S | Reviewed this property |
You can order takeout but they do not have an efficient way to process. Not the best option...I would call first to inquire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9625 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156-2804
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-666-5979
  • E-mail
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