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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 11 July 2018

The best part of this restaurant is the view from the dining room and the excellent service provided by the wait service. We found the food to be average. However, good enough for a return trip.

Thank neholster
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Our family of 5 ate there on a Thursday evening when they offer their Prime Rib all you can eat buffet - it's a popular evening so while we were easily seated at 5pm, the restaurant had a line for tables by 6pm. Our group...More

Thank debrajune
Reviewed 6 July 2018

A great restaurant with delicious food and very reasonable prices. But they really need to get rid of the wall-to-wall carpeting. Although it is an acoustical barrier, it needs to be removed or at least cleaned more often.

Thank jd08282018
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Had dinner with friends; a party of eight. Did not wait long, maybe about 20 minutes at 6:30 on a Saturday night. Great service! Had a cocktail at the bar while waiting, asked to run a tab , no problem. Everyone raved about their food....More

Thank msavage2018
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Group of 7 of us went for early dinner for 2people. The specials were all fresh and well prepared fish dishes. They came w soup or salad. Some got both. I had a steamed lobster w well done fries and corn and fresh raw oysters...More

Thank mdbrod4
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Amidst all the boats in surrounding marinas on the river, you wouldn't expect to find a comfortable restaurant with good food and friendly staff, but Captain's Inn Restaurant and tiki bar fills the bill. Ask about prime rib night (and make reservations) and a phenomenally...More

Thank abseconjohn
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Had my daughters bridal shower here! Everything was wonderful!! Everyone loved the food and the staff was great!

Thank nfurka
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

There was three of us and we all had their salmon dinner it was excellent. On Thursday night to have a prime rib special but we did not have any but the people that did said it was great the service was excellent also Place...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Happy Hour from Monday until Friday with great appetizer specials.They offer a lunch menu and dinner menu and you can order from either at anytime. We found that the lunch menu has many good choices and the amount of food was just perfect. Save room...More

Thank billdelgado
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Great food. Pleasant atmosphere. Courteous service. Reasonably priced. Scallops with angel air pasta was delight. Salmon with crab meat stuffing was delicious.

Thank Barry M
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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