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The Captain's Boil

$$ - $$$Seafood,
15 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2W6, Canada
+1 519-888-8252
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good16%
  • Average35%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
3 weeks ago
“Nice place”
17 Sep 2018
“food poisoning”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
15 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2W6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is the only in Kitchener-Waterloo that serves boiled seafood in plastic bag like that. I ate this kind in Mississauga and so happy because now I can eat them in Waterloo without driving too far. Decoration is gorgeous, the waitress is so lovely....More

Thank IrisLam262703
TheCaptainsBoil, Public Relations Manager at The Captain's Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello 262703, Thank you for your feedback, we are happy that you enjoyed our food. Feast like a Pirate, Dine like a Captain!

Reviewed 18 September 2018

So it started off very good, the server was awesome. An hour after we finished eating my boyfriend got violent food poisoning. It was from the muscles, because we shared everything excpet the muscles just because I don't like them, and I did not get...More

Thank saraclarke22
TheCaptainsBoil, Public Relations Manager at The Captain's Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hello Meghan, Thank you for your honest feedback, we take each review very seriously. Please email feedback@thecaptainsboil.com with the location you visited, the date you visited and a detailed summary of your experience. Your satisfaction is very important to us, allow us to resolve the...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Slow inattentive service matched perfectly with a very limited menu, consisting mostly of deep fried stuff. Usually we’d give the place a second try but no way for this place.

Thank Jack D
TheCaptainsBoil, Public Relations Manager at The Captain's Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hello Jack, Thank you for your review, we are always trying to strive for the best. Please email feedback@thecaptainsboil.com and let us know what we can do to better your experience.

Reviewed 16 August 2018

My wife and I went out for what was intended to be a memorable lunch at noon. We decided on this restaurant sight unseen because we like seafood, and it looked interesting. I imagined it hadn't been open long and wanted to see what it...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 29 May 2018

As we first walked through the front doors, my hope was that it was going to be amazing! The smell of Garlic butter and spices in the air made me start to salivate. It was like I was back on the east coast. We sat...More

2  Thank 536derrickb
TheCaptainsBoil, Public Relations Manager at The Captain's Boil, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hello 536derrickb, Thank you for your feedback, we are very happy that you chose us for your seafood boil experience and that we were able to meet your expectations. We would be delighted to serve you again.

Reviewed 10 June 2017

I have tried similar restaurants with the cajun/creole theme and I can honestly say that Captain's Boil blows every single competitor out of the water. With quality seafood, a fun concept, friendly wait staff, and welcoming ambiance, eating here is an experience in itself. I...More

1  Thank Janet C
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Went to the Boil Bar on a Saturday. We were the only customers there which gave me pause as this is still a relatively new restaurant. The boyfriend ("bf") and I both ordered the Dungeness crab with captain boil seasoning (I picked mild, the bf...More

Thank AverageLooksGood
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Interesting concept of your dinner being presented to you in a bag, of which I assume it is a Sous Vide approach. We both selected the snow crab, as it was mid-range in price. The service was quick, and relatively explanatory, but I would think...More

1  Thank Scott C
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This new restaurant is designed for those who like group dining, eating with your hands in a casual setting. There are ample choices of seafood where you can choose your sauce and heat level. My selection was the seafood teriyaki, which came with dry rice,...More

Thank 1francophile
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great experience. First time ever having crawfish, found them not meaty. Restaurant is great, server recommended rice and fries as sides and they were fantastic. Will try again.

3  Thank Leftor
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Seafood, Canadian
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2W6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-888-8252
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