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Captain Jack's Restaurant

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16812 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649
+1 562 592 2514
14:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 14:30 - 21:00
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Market Drayton
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Full blown American portions -carefully be prepared to share if you have average appetite.😳Really good food consider multiple starters , great fish, good steak . Dinner for 4 - £175 low drinks cost , really fun experience🤑

Thank leonardo464
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best prime rib I've ever had...it's huge..my husband and I always split this and still have half each for the next day...absolutely delicious!

Thank obeachyo
Reno, nv.
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously good and seriously big servings! I would say my only complaint is they don't have a specific children's menu. It was enough food that we could've all just shared!

Thank Amy1974
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Loved Captain Jack. Great ambiance and service. The Chilean Sea Bass was wonderful but the Prime Rib was beyond outstanding. As good as the Old Homestead in NYC!

Thank pauljeser
Orange County, California
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95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a very popular restaurant with long waits, but the food is really pretty ordinary and seriously lacks creativity. The bread is squishy and reminds me of Wonder Bread. The crab is good and the serving is huge, but really that's the best I can say. The salad reminded me of the old ice burg salads from the 70s.... More 

1 Thank Innerartist
Huntington Beach
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We where taken out by friends for our first time to Captain Jacks, cozy eclectic restaurant known for their crab. And what crab it is, king crab legs as big as a babies leg. So big I did not realize that there was a loaded baked potato underneath. Friendly staff, great food, great atmosphere and strong drinks. Pricey but well... More 

Thank Peter L
Gardena, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Food service is Fantastic. The servers are very friendly, attentive, almost anticipating the customer’s needs. The portion(s) of Prime Rib almost seem as if they were grazing in the field just before being served I give the dining experience an A++. The only downside is parking. However, the cuisine makes it all worthwhile.

Thank vdt1953
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

So, we went in after a day at the zoo, arrived around 7. 5 adults, two toddlers, one 3 one 2. Were told it would be a 15 to 20 minute wait. We sat in the lounge, the boys looked at the fish tanks. After about 15 minutes the hostess approached saying she was sorry but she didn't notice I... More 

1 Thank Mark W
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I know most people are very impressed with Captain Jack's. Don't get me wrong, the food was good (not great) and the crab legs are enormous. I have been there a few times and sadly, each time I have felt that the majority of the staff were not that friendly. The greet you nicely when you are on your way... More 

Thank Lisanne10n
Juneau, Alaska
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I have no idea why it is so crowded. We went because we used to come. And that is why everyone must. It's NOT for the food. Just got home. The worst Swordfish I have ever tasted. I don't even believe it was Swordfish. My husband had the Sea Bass. Bad! Our two kids both had Teriyaki Chicken. It was... More 

1 Thank Kristina R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
14:30 - 21:00
14:30 - 21:00
14:30 - 21:00
14:30 - 21:00
14:30 - 21:00
14:30 - 21:00
14:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16812 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562 592 2514

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?