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“Terrible food”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Captain's Bay

Captain's Bay
Ranked #67 of 117 Restaurants in Waynesville
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sanford, North Carolina, United States
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Terrible food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

Went and ordered the spaqetti plate came with toast and salad do not like salad so wanted extra toast instead of salad would not substitute extra toast. Wife got devil crab well overdone and did not look like devil's crab more like a salmon patty. Way overpriced. Do not waste time or money.

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English first
Ennis, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“If you can't do fish right at a seafood restaurant..”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2013

We stopped in for lunch and ordered broiled grouper and broiled mahi-mahi. Both were terrible. The grouper looked good, but it tasted like butter. They broiled it submerged in butter. The mahi was the opposite, dry and hard. They were inedible. The steamed vegetables were fine, but it wasn't worth eating if that is all I was going to eat.

I award them two stars instead of one because the waitress was good and she didn't charge us for the meal.

I don't know if people in this area just don't know what good seafood tastes like, but it could be that. I can't think of another reason anyone would rate this seafood anything other than average at best. If I would have only gotten one bad meal, I would think it was a fluke (pun intended), but both of the meals were terrible. Also it could be people eat a lot of fried food here. Frying food masks it very well. You could bread and fry shoe leather and it would taste good to some people.

We don't rate many restaurants terrible, but this one earned it.

We would never go again, much better choices in the area.

  • Visited November 2013
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“Definitely Going Back!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

I absolutely love this place. It got pretty bad for a while there. However, the new manager has worked very hard to keep her customers coming back. The staff is friendlier and I think it is the best staff they have ever had. I would definitely recommend this place.

  • Visited September 2013
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Honea Path, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Good seafood”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

This is a good place to eat seafood at a reasonable price. They have many specials you can choose from. Fried baby shrimp is always good and portion size was good. Service is good and wait time for your order is reasonably short.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Eddie W
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Lenoir, North Carolina
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Good Fish Camp”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2013

I would rate one this as "better than average". Service was good - have had better seafood, but this was good.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank stalprint
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