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Captain Charlies Reef Grill
Posted by Miceli on 01/24/2015
Tucked away hard to find and I like it like that. For value great. Food fresh. I was a former restaurant owner/operator of another local restaurant and I can tell you the volume of food moved daily just confirms freshness. Great place you can tell by the waiting line.
Posted by Rw on 09/29/2014
Service was cold and indifferent.We thought we were at a fast food restaurant the way the server rushed us. Food was bland and overcooked.
Posted by Pamela on 08/10/2014
Food was disappointing. Veggies were tasteless. The yellow rice was hard and comes pre-stirred with very little beans. The flounder was heavily breaded and the waitress could not have cared less about our satisfaction. The calamari was overdone and tougher than a shoe. All three of us were very disappointed.
Posted by Frank on 04/08/2014
This was our first experience with Captain Charlie's. The atmosphere is basic, 1 inch thick plywood tables. Waitress was cold , dry and unpleasant, Just like our main course, the blackened grouper. Their version is to coat the fish in spicy cajun seasoning. The waitress should have told us how they did "blackened" fish. Especially since we had ordered the non spicy calamari. The fish was also very dry. We should have sent the fish back, but our waitress never came over to ask how things were. When I did say something after we had eaten, she sad sorry, I can't do anything now. It's too late. Our appetizers, calamari and fried oysters were good but not exceptional. That is the only reason I gave a 2 for the food rating. I think this place is way overrated. I will not go back because they would not make good on the disappointing fish dish. Although, even if they did, I would have second thoughts of returning because the fish, like the waitress and management were so bad.
Posted by Caroline Archambault on 11/29/2013
My husband and I love this place! It is the best kept secret for seafood! I recommend the hog snapper or the triple tail! Dessert is a must, we usually select a homemade ice cream or mud pie. Appetizers that I would suggest: TWA shrimp or the Blackened Scallop Salad! Yummy!!! For lunch, my husband loves the quesadillas. The complimentary cole slaw gets a thumbs up too. My only suggestion would be to get a full bar. We are not wine drinkers & the beer selection was a little limiting. But really enjoy our date nights at this special place!
Posted by Lew and Peggy on 11/03/2012
Excellent food. Try the Swordfish or Shrimp. Killer wine list at reasonable prices. Good stuff available by the glass. The congenial host has created a laid back "Old Florida" atmosphere. Friendly, fun place. Don't let the exterior put you off. Recent Wine Spectator two page spread as Number One in S Florida has made it even more popular.
Posted by Barb from Ohio on 07/26/2012
In town from Ohio. Asked the front desk of our hotel for a great seafood-elbows on the table restaurant for dinner. We were pleased with the Reef Grill. Our server recommended maybe trying several appetizers as a meal to share when we asked her favorite things were. The Caesar salad with Panko-crusted hog snapper was great! The calamari was very good, as was the tortizza. The fish tacos were pretty good, too. I did not care for the key lime pie, it seemed very gritty. But, the mango creme brûlée was fabulous!