Captain Bill's

4.3
1218 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Treat those you love to casual, yet elegant waterfront dining on the Great South Bay at Captain Bill's, where you can savor the spectacular sunset over the water while enjoying a fresh daily selection of clams, oysters and fresh local fish along with live Maine lobsters from our lobster tank. We also specialize in premium aged steaks and prime rib, prepared just the way you like it.

If you are looking for a lighter bite, join us in our bar where we offer a menu featuring baby lamb chops, shrimp quesadillas and the best burger in town. Wind down the work week on Friday evenings with happy hour between 4 and 7 with discounted house drinks, domestic beer and wine(Happy Hour Mon-Fri). Every Sunday, Captain Bill's presents one of Long Islands premier brunch buffets. Featuring unlimited Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Champagne as well as an extensive buffet. Bring your friends and family for a wonderful Sunday Brunch dining by the harbor.
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vipLarryG
Naples
22 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the chopped wedge salad to start, while my wife and our friends started with the French Onion Soup. For our Main course, my wife and I had the luncheon Salmon special which was nicely plated. Our friends had the Broiled Fisherman’s Platter. I didn’t see any leftovers on their plates.

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gloriab
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food, very busy on Saturday night, had to wait awhile for food. Entree was served before we finished our appetizer. We have been there many, many times, but never on Saturday night so didn't anticipate the longer wait for food.
Highly recommend this restaurant, but maybe not for a Saturday night in the summer, on the water. Yes we had a reservation. Will definitely be back during the week. Their seafood is excellent! If you are looking for a nice restaurant with table cloths, good food and nice atmosphere this is your place. They don't rush you out, either.

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georgem
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always have a wonderful experience whenever we go to Captain Bills. If it's a lunch, brunch dinner or wedding we all enjoy going there.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience2

Waited one hour for meal to be served.

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vipAnthony
Phoenix
19 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was absolutely incredible

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Tank510
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entire meal was better than i expected. The desert was amazing

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vippooches
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Great view food good. Service mediocre.

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vipNikolai
New York Area
156 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Quality seafood dishes that are delicious and opportunities to dine outside are +++. Very popular so do make sure you get a reservation!

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KaitlinR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We got a great table outside. Beautiful evening. Service was efficient and friendly. Food was delicious and plated well.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great

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vipDR21
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We had a birthday dinner out on the deck at Capt. Bills. The food was delicious as always. The service was a little slow which was no fault of the staff. It's hard to get waitstaff right now and 3 servers were serving many tables. They did the best they could under the circumstances. This is one of our favorite restaurants due to the consistently great food and a kind and wonderful staff. It was a perfect night to eat outdoors and we had a beautiful view.

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vipCharlie
New York Area
58 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent waterfront restaurant. Excellent staff. Great food. Definitely a must try. Very good for couples & large parties.

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JaimieR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was absolutely amazing, he was funny, attentive and the best I’ve had in a long while. Thank you for making a special night that much more special.

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dcronau
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about our meal was excellent. Best meal I have had in a long time. Our server, Ashley, was an absolute pleasure.

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vipOlsm
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice casual waterfront atmosphere. Shantel our waitress was excellent!!! Food was good. Entrees were a bit pricey. Speciality cocktails were really good and reasonably priced.

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Happyinlove
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We usually love it! Last night we did not love it.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great our waitress Chantelle was amazing and the view was fantastic

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vipwayne
New York Area
43 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Very nice place and the food was great. Service could have been more attentive.

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vipPattyBT
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

There was one minor bump in our order and waiter took care of it immediately. No other issues. We sat where we wanted, it was busy and fun. Most importantly, the food was outstanding!! We will be returning, no doubt!!

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vipjimd
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent. That why we keep coming back: Cheers

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THOMAS
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and the service was good

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FrankN
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect for our lunch outing with our grandson in from Arizona.
Always enjoy our lunch or dinner at Captain Bills.

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vipRobA11702
Las Vegas
9 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Long standing south shore waterfront landmark. Never disappoints. Love it

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vipacorsi
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My go to seafood restaurant, always good food with great service.good all year round.baked clams on point..

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Lobster1
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Limited menu. Prices are high. Service was just ok. Beautiful spot on the water to eat. Overall, a little disappointed compared to previous visits.

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BettyL
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent. The atmosphere was great, the wait staff was attentive and very professional. The best part was that we were able to relax and not feel rushed. It gave us time to catch up.

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vipAmyJ
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Good food with a great view of the great south bay.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience3

The food was mediocre, the service felt very rushed, there was a wedding going on there at the time so maybe that contributed to the lack of food quality and service.
It was unfortunate as we took special friends there and it was a complete disappointment.

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SusanG
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Delicious fish dinners with broccoli rabe. Love outdoor dining, which they had plenty of. Lovely and helpful waitress.

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Bobbi
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall1food2service3ambience3

Made birthday reservation for outdoor dining 6 days in advance. Less than an hour before our confirmed arrival, a telephone call advised they couldn't seat us outdoors because of a wedding; it is doubtful the wedding was booked that afternoon. There was NO time on a Saturday night to reschedule elsewhere and NO attempt to compensate us for the inconvenience and disappointment. They might have offered to buy us a drink or dessert or even honor the birthday but none of those were forthcoming. Instead it was a take it or leave it situation. The next available table booking for two outside (or even at a window) was 3 hrs. later! The highly touted Seafood Tower for Two was expensive and just average. The entire experience was deplorable and unprofessional. We have been there for the first and last time.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Delicious lobster roll perfect water view ambience

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great. The food and atmosphere was amazing. The staff was very nice and accommodating. Our waitress was so sweet. Will definitely go back again

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NydiaF
5 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service. Captain Bill’s never disappoints

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dcronau
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food and service. The view is spectacular.

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vipNikolai
New York Area
157 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great menu and outstanding food! If the weather is good, sit outside and enjoy the view. Highly recommended!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Service was not great.

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JamesC
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Waited twenty minutes no wait staff came to table as tables seated after us were served. Left without eating, better options for dinner in the area.

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vipETOnTheRoad
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The views over the harbor were so enjoyable adding to a fantastic dining experience. Had the lobster roll with fries and salad which was so good. They did not skimp on the lobster and the roll was soft as butter. The grouper (lightly breaded and covered with a lemon sauce) as a main meal was accompanied with string beans and mashed potatoes... food was perfection!

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vipSonny
New York Area
65 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Captain Bills seems to have lost a step since pre-pandemic days. The food was decent, just not as tasty or sizeable as we remembered it. The seafood was fresh though and prepared in the typical ways. If you manage your expectations, you won’t be disappointed. Service was friendly but just a little harried and not as attentive as usual. It is moderately loud inside. It will likely be awhile before we return.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Anniversary

FAQs

Captain Bill's offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (631) 665-6262.

Captain Bill's is rated 4.3 stars by 1218 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.