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Captain's Tavern

9621 S. Dixie Highway Pinecrest, FL 33156 | East Kendall/Pinecrest | 305-666-5979

Location Description:

Though it's hidden in the shadows off South Dixie Highway, there's hardly ever an empty table at Captain's Tavern. This unassuming local favorite seafood restaurant is decorated in a style that can best be described as seafarin' Seventies. It's a magnet for large families and old folks, and the menu is vast. Hot and cold appetizers range from $2 oysters to a $17 king crab cocktail. Lobster bisque is exceptional, and the conch chowder - served with a thimble-size shot of sherry - is spicy and strong. Coconut shrimp come with a sweet, slightly peppery dipping sauce. Entrées offer myriad possibilities: Order the fried oyster caesar salad to keep things (kind of) healthful, or try a fish dish. Fillets come either lightly breaded and fried, or baked to perfection, all with a dazzling array of toppings from which to choose. Many patrons favor the yum yum sauce (zesty green onions, lemongrass, and chive teriyaki), but the "à la Paulo" - a white wine, mushroom, and garlic reduction that perfectly complements yellowtail - stole our hearts. Cocktails are potent, $6 martinis are popular, and the mai tai is a certified ass-kicker. For dessert, try the chocolate pizza.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): Brewery, Seafood
  • Hours: Sun 5pm-10pm, Mon-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-11pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Recommended for Large Parties, Recommended on Weekends
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: Casual
  • Extra Info: Parking available in front.
  • Features: Banquet Facilities, Kid Friendly, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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