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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 good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (44 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (20 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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9625 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156-2804
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has been here over 40 years. It is consistently wonderful. The seafood is fresh and always prepared perfectly. After all this time it still fills up for lunch and dinner seatings.

Thank Artvisit
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been at this place so many times and now i feel terrible...SEE BELOW: Miami Ordered shut June 4 28 violations "Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Approximately four lives roaches under grill table located in the back area kitchen, three...More

1  Thank gustavo a
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have lived in this area for decades -- Captain's Tavern has been here for about that long. To our surprise, it survives. Every few years, we go there to dine because the restaurant is still there and we feel that they may have improved....More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family absolutely loves this place. Best local seafood restaurant. Fish is always fresh and locally sourced. Staff is very accommodating and friendly. Thai calamari salad is a great starter or the coconut shrimp. Try it with a delicious and refreshing pineapple moscow mule. Dinner...More

Thank hsrivera01
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We have been going to the Captain's Tavern off and on for a number of years. No more! While the restaurant and its bathrooms need a healthy infusion of capital to attract and keep customers, one can overlook the 50s decor if the food is...More

Thank WonderfulCopenhagen
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Everything is always delicious here. Only problem is I never have room for dessert. Can’t suggest any one dish over another. I’ve tried almost all of them.

1  Thank keysbreeze
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve traveled extensively in the Caribbean and Florida and internationally and have a discriminating pallet and a passion for fresh seafood and this place rocks!

1  Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I attempted to enjoy my experience in Miami & try an uncommerialized restaurant for the authentic food experience. This place was NOT the best choice. The restuarant was not overly busy for a mid-saturday afternoon. Myself and 2 of my college roommates thought that we'd...More

1  Thank Valerie K
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Been going here for years but the last two times it's been a bust. Ordered the seabass, they brought me something resembling swordfish. The waitress insisted it was what I ordered but it was not. Finally they brought the right fish and it was not...More

1  Thank Mrrudy11
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We have ordered two lobster tales which cost us extra 90 bucks! Since it was special I expected to get something good but tasted terrible and were hard to chew. Kids pizza taste was like just unfrozen and microwaved. No one even bothered to ask...More

Thank Sergey S
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Kim B
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
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
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
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