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Captain Bill's Waterfront Restaurants

) #30 of 82 Restaurants in Middleton €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
2701 Century Harbor Rd, Allen Blvd, Middleton, WI 53562-1857
+1 608-831-7327
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good26%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2701 Century Harbor Rd, Allen Blvd, Middleton, WI 53562-1857
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was an average dining experience. Not terrible but not great either. We were seated on the patio. It was quiet out there and the weather was nice but the cheap plastic chairs were uncomfortable. We had the Friday Night fish fry and it was...More

Thank SandyW238
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

a nice place to dine. I've enjoyed boh the deck and inside. Food was a little pricey but good. I would return again

1  Thank AZboyinWI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant has a view of the lake, but not right on it. The outdoor area is very nice for happy hour in the summer. Good price for appetizers and drinks during happy hour. Food and drinks were good as well as the service. Shrimp,...More

Thank M K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not a waterfront restaurant. Its barely lakeview, much less water front. Only a few tables on the deck had a view of the lake, down the street. The food was ok. The servers seemed friendly.

Thank wimom42
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After having lived in the area for three years we thought we would give it a try. Service was very slow and food average. We won't be back.

Thank kelleyn204
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Service was very good, and they were accommodating to special requests. We sat outside and enjoyed watching the lake. The food was also excellent. Try to get here at least twice during the summer.

Thank feathersquilter
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The three of us had, swordfish, crab cakes and the new york strip. All the items were average in flavor. Nothing objectionable but nothing special either. Service was a little bit slow. We probably will not return, unless we go to sit on their deck...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We went on a Friday night for their fish fry and cocktails. We had early reservations but went even earlier to have a cocktail at the bar before being seated. Unfortunately their bar area is small and seating is limited, but we managed to score...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

What a wonderful and relaxing time. Just off the lake. Watching the boats and listening to the birds while eating on the deck was great. The dinner was very well timed. I don't like to be pushed and I don't like to wait a really...More

1  Thank Kev521
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Loving Happy Hour all night Thursdays! Appetizers are great! Had their special hot dip and a pile of calamari! Really like those martini's! Took dinner home, Salmon was delicious, even at 11pm! Thanks or the fun!

1  Thank Shelly B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2701 Century Harbor Rd, Allen Blvd, Middleton, WI 53562-1857
    (Lake Street, Allen Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 608-831-7327
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Captain Bill's waterfront restaurant features award winning seafood in a rustic, casual and fun waterfront atmosphere. Recently voted "Best Seafood Restaurant" in the Best of Madison poll, Captain Bill's diners rave about the clam chowder, crab cakes and coconut shrimp. Escape to our waterfront deck, enjoy an ice cold beverage, a mound of shrimp and oysters, crab, lobster or our Friday night fish fry. Happy hour in the bar Monday thru Friday from Open until 6:00pm and all night Thursday .
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