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12541 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831-5305
+1 804-748-4595
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never been to a Captain D's wanted to try, was not impressed at all. The food was not that great, service was ok very slow. I will never go there again not going to waste my money.

Thank RD915
Chester, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

By the looks of it, you'd think it was a total dive with sub-standard food. Don't be fooled! The steak with noodles is amazing! The house salad dressing is also wonderful. I just tried the tempura shrimp and veggies and that was also great! It is one of my new favorite places to get take out.

Thank taracrain712
Chesterfield, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Good seafood and fast service. Love the country style cooked fish. Eat there at least once per week and always satisfied.

Thank wiltonhunter
Richmond, Virginia
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176 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We ate dinner here the other day and it was great! They have new menu items. So, we decided to give it a try. We had their Grilled Salmon over rice with broccoli and green beans. It was absolutely delicious! We are both fish eaters and to find a fish dish that was so good in a Captain D's was... More 

Thank Annabelle2045
Chesterfield, Virginia
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199 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

I was running several errands in the Chester area around lunch time so I decided to stop by Captain D’s. It is easily accessible from US Route 1 and Route 10. There is plenty of parking. I have been to this restaurant a number of times over the years. I have not eaten in the dining room. All of my... More 

Thank Robert P
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Captain D's is a fast food chain, so one really cannot expect much. The scallop special they are running is pathetic. The scallops are the size of a penny. The only thing I like are the oysters. Sunday, three days ago, I ordered shrimp on skewers. These were basically raw. I also got broiled cod which tasted bland. The loaded... More 

Thank OwlAtHome59
Chester, Virginia
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239 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Friendly helpful staff, consistently good food. We come here when we want good fried seafood, I have never tried their grilled or baked dishes. This is my favorite Captain D's, we have tried others and they fall short of this Cpt D's.

Thank Dizymaus
Chester, VA
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201 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

For year we had not visited this location. I always remember the staff was a bunch of kids and was not the cleanest place as a result but we recently visited and was quite surprised. The menu is more varied from just the deep fried fish and french fries. more vegetables and fish other than deep fat fried. I have... More 

Thank lincolnls1
Chesterfield, Virginia
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96 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

They were running a special of scallops fried or broiled $8.99. Ordered it with green beans and slaw over rice pilaf. Well scallops were cooked also burned a bit and were very tiny, the green beans were straight out of the cans and heated up in the microwave. The cole slaw was about the only good part of the meal.... More 

1 Thank Tom O
Atlanta, Georgia
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Still dependable when I want to think I'm eating healthy fish but want the flavor of the fried food that is bad for me.

1 Thank Jon4SD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12541 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831-5305
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-748-4595

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?