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“The best keep secret in South Miami”
Review of Captain's Tavern

Captain's Tavern
Ranked #3 of 102 Restaurants in South Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The Captain's tavern is in the business for more than 42 years, when the old fisherman AKA the Captain opened an small restaurant in front of his Fish Market, well the tradition stands and now new generations of costumers are enjoying the magnificent lobsters, catch of the day, oysters, shrimp and almost a full seafood options that the Tavern has on menu.
The service is outstanding and the Bartender will always have something to match your dinner or surprise you while you are waiting for your friends or meals

1  Thank DoctorGalo
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Clam chowder and of course go on tuesday for 2 lobsters !
They don't take reservations and usually have long waiting.
The food is veeeery nice. The favorite for my dad !

Thank VeroargentaMiami
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Captains Tavern since I was little and love it! The food is amazing and could never go wrong with anything on the menu. Some people may say it's a little more expensive but what do you expect it's a Mom and pop business and it's completely fresh with so many different choices. Their market is great and it's located behind the restaurant. I totally recommend this restaurant, well worth it!!!

Thank Makolab15
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I've been visiting this Restaurant on & off for 40+ years..still has a wonderful wait staff..excellent selection..decent pricing & very good food.

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Thank Charles R
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

i realize last week that i have been coming to this place for over 15 years and other then a few items added here and there is the same menu,same specials same staff and so on
not that is a bad thing BUT the place is filthy and old
seating at a table by the aquarium a roach appeared on the table after we had with an appetizer and a bottle of wine was also open
the young server just stare at the bug and left due to the fact that it had touch my hand i went to the bathroom to wash my hands at my return my wife was still standing by the table so i called the server who approach and ask.if the roach was still around when the answer was yes he just asked if we wanted to move to another table, we decided that it was better to just go
the young man was quick to present me with a check with the wine that we open but never drank, the appetizer the was on the table but we never ate,the 2 main courses that we had order at this point i told him that i wanted to speak with a manager
i had to go to the door to tell her what had happend to wish she responded that we at least had to pay for the wine at wish point i agree.
before her living with my credit card i proceed to show her the video that my wife had taken from THE WHOLE THING over 4 minutes of the roach being on the table and the disappearance of the server, the funny thing is that she was not surprised at all
she just return my card and said we wont charge you and left
is sad to see how the place has change since the captain is not longer involved
from the service the food but especially the wine list not at all a connoisseur collection anymore just lots of stuff
still at the very least you know what you get it will always be ok, never great but always ok exep thursdays dinner, steak night, GREAT STEAKS, GOOD PRICE same staff not the best but ok
the bar is dark and old with a great bartender [GENE} that have been there for over 25 years nice and friendly
overall ill keep going back maybe a lot less but sometimes is fun to see some places stock in time predictable most of the times
until you share your table with a ROACH

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Thank vpassalacqua
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