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Captain's Inn Restaurant & Tiki Bar

) #2 of 42 Restaurants in Forked River €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
+1 609-693-3351
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (29 reviews)
“scallops” (16 reviews)
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
304 E Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4347
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Captain's Inn is on the Forked River and we often go by boat and dock at the Tiki Bar. That's a great spot for drinks and live music. It's a mixed age crowd and great for people watching. We also like going into the more...More

Thank DownShore888
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never been disappointed when dining at The Captain's Inn. Everything we have ever tried has been delicious. The She Crab Soup is simply outstanding. Our friends always suggest that we eat there whenever they stop by our house for a visit.

Thank 98_cu_in
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to the Captain's Inn several times and always find it a pleasurable experience. Good food and pleasant service. The surf and turf is delectable and the carrot cake for dessert is to die for. Looking forward to going back soon.

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is great kind of "beachy" restaurant without it being on the beach. It's right across from the Bay, so while you eat you have a nice view, and the Tiki Bar is there if you're so inclined. We've had numerous dishes there for...More

Thank Jack K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am torn about this place. Went here this past weekend (Saturday) for dinner with my uncle and my wife. I'd never been here, but my uncle had come here many times in the distant past and highly recommended it. First, it was Saturday following...More

Thank teoma1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband chose this restaurant for our date. We've lived at the Jersey Shore for 30+ yrs and this was our first time here. Have to admit to being pleasantly surprised. It was a Thursday night which was Prime Rib night - all you can...More

Thank Kathi E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on the river. Food was fantastic. Loved the drinks. Enjoyed the music. Felt like I was on vacation but less than 20 min from home❤️

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been around forever. Off the beaten path this place offers all. Outside they have a tiki bar with entertainment by the river offering finger foods and inside a bar and restaurant. Food is consistently tasty and hot. A large choice of items...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The mussels in white wine sauce were undercooked and not hot. They were not served with any bread for dipping. The chicken wings were large size and meaty but had barbeque sauce poured all over the top before they were served which made them difficult...More

Thank carol4045
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We have been going to the Captains Inn for close to 30 years. The food is always good and the Tiki Bar is a nice place to dine outside during the summer months. The Tiki has a smaller menu but the atmosphere makes up for...More

Thank Kelli W
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Lois H
Dinner prices & menu
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
Pricing during happy hour.
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
Do you have gluten free options? What are they? What are the hours for lunch?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
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
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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