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Captain White’s Seafood City

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Great Variety!

First time here and it did not disappoint. Tremendous variety of fried, steamed and fresh seafood... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AlanMill88
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DC’s seafood institution

Grab your oyster, some clam chowder, stop by on your bike or buy fish to bring home. Always fresh... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amparo m
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“Great Variety!”
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“DC’s seafood institution ”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and it did not disappoint. Tremendous variety of fried, steamed and fresh seafood. I really enjoyed everything we ate and look forward to returning. Negatives: some staff not friendly; place is kind of dirty and no tables with chairs.

Thank AlanMill88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grab your oyster, some clam chowder, stop by on your bike or buy fish to bring home. Always fresh, good prices, and a very mixed and authentic DC scene. I have been visiting this seafood market for many years and I am very happy it...More

Thank Amparo m
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This place is awesome if you like fresh local seafood. They have alot of choices and there are places that cook the food too. Its a great place to get blue crabs and oysters. It is also next to the DC Wharf which is all...More

1  Thank derrickp814
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

It's been here forever, as have I, but we've never been here before. Came down to see the new improved Wharf area and ended up eating here for lunch. The crabs were "ex-large" (more like large), fresh, live and moderately priced. They are steamed at...More

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Fresh and large selection. Pick out what you want from the many open markets. Have it prepared, but don’t plan on eating it there no tables no seating. Service very good. Will also ship.

Thank 4funfish
Reviewed 3 June 2018

It was a heaven for seafood; it seemed all fresh and nice, however I had gritty oysters here which wasn't very pleasant to eat. I'm sure other food is really nice and I was probably just unlucky with my oysters.

Thank Travelling_Choconut
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

After visiting DC several times, we finally found the Wharf. There is underground parking at the site. It’s only $2 if you are purchasing fish within an hour and you get your receipt validated by the gentleman in the booth. At first all that delicious-looking....More

1  Thank Danageld R
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Running low on ideas for Christmas I know I can’t go wrong with shrimp for my wife. I got 2lbs of giant shrimp and 1lb of lobster shrimp and she loved them. Captain Whites steamed and seasoned them just right. I was born and raised...More

Thank letsgonowto
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Every time I come out from the west coast my buddies brings me out here for a couple pounds of blue crabs and shrimp which they steam right here. We also got some clam chowder and oysters on the half shell. They also have every...More

Thank Jedimasterkush
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My friend took me here to get the famous fried fish. The food had taste but I expected a whole fried fish. Good time with friend. Food was about $24.00

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