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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
“carrot cake” (9 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 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. Nice spot on the water. Prices average. Live music outside on the weekends gets pretty crowded.

Thank OwlAdvisor100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at Captain's Inn tonight for dinner. There were 5 of us. We were waited on quickly. Our waitress gave several recommendations. Their menu has many selections and then there are the specials too. Alot to pick from. Tracey, our waitress, did not pressure...More

Thank terrilynnrus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

7 people had dinner and all 7 of us agreed, the food was excellent. Our server what great. No complaints at all.

Thank mystify
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Ask for a table by the window so you can watch the boats come in/out of the canal. We waited a half hour for our table which wasn’t bad considering they originally told us 45 minutes. I grabbed drinks from the bar for our group...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Our waiter would disappear for as long a 15 minutes. Interminable wait between courses. Feigned concern about wait. Waiter played cutesy when we asked what was taking so long Ordered a grouper with gruyere cheese. It was inedible. A slab of cheese melted on top...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Nice setting for a seafood dinner. The Maryland fish soup was just ok. The salads with shrimp was very good and large. Except when asked the server said there were 6 jumbo shrimp. However they slice in half and spread out on salad and it...More

1  Thank architect
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This review is for the Tiki Bar - atmosphere is great: live music and good drinks. The clams and oysters are always fresh and very good. We have been to the Tiki bar several times although our last visit was disappointing. I had ordered the...More

1  Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Extremely happy! Debbie worked with our budget and we all had a great time! Food was wonderful and the cake was awesome!

Thank Cassandra Z
Reviewed 27 August 2018

It is hard to find a great place to eat out at the shore that has a view and great food and menu options. CI is our go to place when we have friends in from out of town. From their fabulous Shrimp Scampi to...More

Thank Debbie3074
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We never had a bad meal at the Captain's restaurant. We go for special occasions several times a year. The food and service is great. It is a higher price restaurant but worth it!

Thank ihosid
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Lois H
3 July 2016|
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Response from Kenny B | 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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, 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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