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Captain's Inn Restaurant & Tiki Bar

304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
+1 609-693-3351
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (35 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
“prime rib” (16 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went there today with 13 friends. It was great. Our server Stephanie was the best. She made 14 women happy. Food was excellent and we loved how they put the tables together so we could all talk to one another. Going back in April...More

Thank Jeanmarie23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for an event and the evening went well. The servers were very friendly. I had the chicken parm and the flavor was very good. However, the temperature of the dinner should have been much hotter. I was thinking maybe because it was...More

Thank shop4ever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our usual visit on Thursdays to different locations for lunch for our Senior Residents from Toms River. I've never been to this restaurant, but I found it very cozy and very appetizing. Each and almost everyone (12 of us) had a different item on...More

Thank George J
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I recently had the lobster special Crab stuffed lobster tail WOW I usually have whole lobsters every where But this stuffed tail was excellent 👍The stuffing was like eating a crab cake and lobster tail I was also told by a neighboring table is great...More

Thank captgspot
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We attended K of C Christmas dinner in Jan. this year. Everything was superb ! The food was perfect and staff was cordial and great! Highly recommended.

Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Liked our dinner at the Captains Inn. Service was excellent and friendly. Although it was crowded on a Saturday we got our table in 5 minutes. Nice pour on the drinks and was able to get a nice bottle of chard for $20. Our server,...More

Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

With this review It was the second time I went to the restaurant that ended up being my last. First time was great service was a little slow but not bad second time we went it was ok but one problem was toward the end...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

For years and years, my family and I went to the old Captain's Inn. It was simple, no frills, with creaky wooden floors, dusty old curtains and decent, but not great, seafood. Now the new, redone, upscale establishment is superb! Extensive menu, nightly specials, and...More

Thank Willow1223
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We were in the area on business and my wife said we should try this restaurant. It was wonderful. I had what may have been the best seafood dish I have ever eaten and my wife enjoyed hers as well. We ordered an inexpensive Pino...More

1  Thank traveldoc2011
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Had dinner here a few times and it is pretty solid. The food is good, the service is OK and the atmosphere is OK. I wouldn't call it great but it is good. I would have dinner here again and I feel it is consistent...More

1  Thank lchecinski
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Lois H
3 July 2016|
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Response from MimiKennyB | Reviewed this property |
When you're on the internet, you can google most of the restaurants ad see the menu and prices... go to : Captainsinnnj . com
John M
14 August 2015|
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Response from Steve K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We were there for lunch Not happy hour Prices are reasonable though Steve
Vincent G
26 December 2014|
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Response from Ken_NJ_11islands | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they serve lunch from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. There is no mention of Gluten Free on their menu. Their phone number: (609) 693-3351
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
  • Phone Number: +1 609-693-3351
  • E-mail
The Captain's Inn Is a restaurant that serves a variety of meals for lunch and dinner while overlooking the Forked River. We have a full size bar with live entertainment on the weekends. We have multiple rooms for special occasions such as weddings, sweet 16's, bridal showers, etc. We also do catering events and private parties as well.The Captain's Inn also has an outside Tiki Bar. It has a full size bar with two decks for dining overlooking the water. It is open seven days a week and we provide entertainment all seven days as well. You can dock your boat and join us for lunch or dinner. Our menu includes an array of sandwhiches, bugers, panini's and so much more.
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