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Capt's Waterfront Grill - CLOSED

94 Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970-5141
+1 978-741-0555
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
9 Jul 2016
“Excellent food, right on the waterfront”
28 Apr 2015
“Raising the bar on dining in Salem”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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94 Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970-5141
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

All of the food we chose was excellent. The lady who served us was very helpful. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank D O
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Stopped by Sea Level Oyster Bar & Kitchen tonight in Salem. The former location of the Rockmore Dry Dock and more recently Capt's. There are two floors and we chose to make our way upstairs. Our hostess sat us in the dining area on the...More

Thank Clay W
Reviewed 19 April 2015

On Friday night I was able to check out the much anticipated Sea Level Oyster Bar on the Pickering Wharf in Salem. Sea Level Oyster Bar opens in April of 2015 and is in the spot where Capts Waterfront used to stand. My friend and...More

Thank William K
Reviewed 7 March 2015

this restaurant is closed, but will open shortly under new ownership (same owner at Finz) and will be awesome. Will have a new name, design, menu. Can't wait to try it!

1  Thank BethM923
Reviewed 27 January 2015

The first time I ate here was 2 years ago and I had the grilled lobster which was very good, a bit on the pricey side but good non the less. The last time we ate here I had the fried clams which were extremely...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Went there for lunch today while in Salem to find the doors locked and a sign on the door saying the business had been closed and would reopen next year under new management

Thank Lynda D
Reviewed 6 November 2014

We were in town for Halloween festivities in Salem & everything went well except dinner. Service was absolutely terrible and I am usually pretty lenient and understanding. The waitress disappeared constantly, which wasn't shocking since after being seated and taking our drink order we didn't...More

Thank ThatBostonGirl
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I've eaten at Capt's a total of 4 times. I'm going to try to avoid a 5th. Don't remember what I had the first time. 2nd time I tried the fish tacos. Very little fish, and very "blah". 3rd time I had the "Captain's Special...More

1  Thank E G
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

My husband and I visited this establishment in May to evaluate it for a small June wedding reception for close family...after numerous emails I was assured that they would accomodate us and make our evening pleasant...upon arrival we find the downstairs seating area is not...More

2  Thank Snokastle
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Lobster Mac and cheese is a must try, and everyone who works there is always very pleasant. Nice place to eat looking out onto Salem harbor.

1  Thank Lois B
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970-5141
  • Public Transportation: One can take the commuter train to and from Boston, The "T", about a 25 minute ride. The station is a 10 to 15 minute walk from Capt's. Taxi service is available by phone. There is ferry service available from Boston - near the New England Aquarium to Blaney St. in Salem - a 10 minute walk. There is a sight-seeing trolley service that stops here.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-741-0555
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Waterfront dining at its best! Capt’s Waterfront brings the biggest and best charcoal grilled steaks to diners on the North Shore - GUARANTEED - and an incredible selection of market fresh seafood. Capt’s hand selects only the best and highest quality cuts of locally sourced steak and seafood. With its combination of exceptional charcoal grilled dishes, contemporary New England cuisine and an unparalleled location, Capt’s Waterfront is the premier location to dine on Pickering Wharf in Salem, Massachusetts. Downstairs, find a refined bar section; upstairs, the Topsides Dining Room & Deck provide a more intimate setting. Regardless of your seating arrangement, immaculate views and incredible cuisine provide for a memorable meal in one of the state’s most historic locations.
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