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The Captains Table

47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-3117
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (83 reviews)
“flounder” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (69 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 5 days ago

They were very friendly not only to us but also to our service dogs who are in training. They have a great deal to choose from on their menu.The servers were very nice and did a great job. The food was terrific and they went...More

Thank dmrshiloh
CarrieO330, Manager at The Captains Table, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

thanks for coming in, We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 6 days ago

My parents, my husband and I and our children and grandchildren all make several visits each year. If you're looking for good seafood cooked like it should be, this is the place!

Thank shh23228
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were headed to diamond shoals but they were slammed we just happpened I see the sign for breakfast and thank goodness.From the warm welcome of our waitress to the awesome breakfast it was a great choice!We will be back Thanks for an amazing last...More

Thank Traveler231145
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was okay... decor needs serious updating but clean. Wanted to order wine but license wasn’t granted for new owner- should have been a notice or informed at seating..

Thank brendasplean93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We left visiting the Cape Hatteras lighthouse hungry, and happened upon the Captain's Table. What a great find! I ordered the Seafood Platter and it was fantastic. Also had great service from Constance - she was a true delight.

Thank Pathfinder663268
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a neat place to eat, great price, very clean, very friendly staff and the breakfast was very good

Thank Pam V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here a few years ago and the place has changed ownership recently. The mainly empty car park should have been the clue as before it was jam packed. The service was inattentive and the food terrible. Couldn't get out fast enough.

1  Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to go to Captains Table with our family for some local fish and were not disappointed. They truely have the best hush puppies and local fish. We also tried their homemade pies for dessert-all were delicious.

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This is my family’s first time visiting the outer banks and we wanted some good seafood. We seen this restaurant and thought we would give it a try. The food wasn’t very good in my opinion. My daughter’s spaghetti was awful. My dog wouldn’t even...More

1  Thank hhenkel888
Carrie O, Guest Relations Manager at The Captains Table, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Sorry that you feel this way, we serve fresh local fish, we do not serve seafood that is not local to our area. Did you ask to speak to a manager, we always have 2 in the restaurant.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Good food and service. Lots of menu items to choose from. Servers are helpful. Good for families. We didn't have to wait long for seating for our party of 14, of which 8 were kids.

Thank bdswv
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Karen M
13 September 2016|
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Response from alyshines | Reviewed this property |
Very casual. Not dressy at all...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-3117
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We are a locally family owned restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. We offer a variety of breakfast foods and our lunch and dinner menus contain a variety of options from land to sea.
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