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Captain Jack's Crab Shack

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101 Industrial Blvd
Byron, GA 31008 (Map & Directions)
Phone: (478) 956-7728
77% say Yum
203 people voted
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Neighborhood: Byron

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Reviews of Captain Jack's Crab Shack

K Richart posted on 12/29/2013

I had a catfish dinner with steamed fresh vegetables that was delicious. My husband had the crab cake salad. I would recommend eating at Captain Jack's. We even got a ten percent discount for showing our hotel "key". Wait staff was very friendly.

emily posted on 07/22/2013

I had my first experience a Captain Jack's Crab Shack last Friday. the service was excellent and the food was amazing. I will be returning soon. thank you to the staff for making my first date in a long time and very very good one. keep up the good work everybody.

Jeanne posted on 01/10/2013

My husband and I had a great experience at Chaptain Jack's Crab Shack a few weeks ago. The staff was very friendly and the food was excellent.

Rachel posted on 07/08/2011

Our first time at Captain Jacks, my husband and I were a little apprehensive. It looks like a hole in the wall place, and its definitely not "fancied up" like the competition, but wait till your food hits the table and WOW! it's great! I recommend the legs and corn, always hot and cooked to perfection. The staff, they are real people and you're treated like family, not a guest, so be prepared. This is not RL, so get over it! It's way better, and We will be back...tonight in fact!!!

val posted on 07/08/2011

very good food, nothing fancy in decor, food makes up for all negatives, very friendly people, we will return.

Hubert Molanders Jr posted on 05/07/2011

best crab legs around. the most legs for the money. the best price around. Better legs for the money than most seafood places I have ever been to, and that is alot. Even those in seaside eatries.

brittani posted on 05/03/2011

i seriously cannot believe the reviews. my fiance is a cook up here and i know for a fact that the food is amazing, i know most of the staff and they are great people. i have eaten her plenty of times! i love it!

Liz Nichols posted on 01/16/2011

We went to Captain Jacks with a little apprehension after reading a few bad reviews. We should have heeded those reviews. Not only was the restaurant dirty, the waitress was preoccupied with playing in the casino room next door. Our order was warm and flavorless by the time she got around to us. Our server was unprofessional to say the least. Needless to say we will not be returning.

Andrew Foster posted on 09/20/2010

Captain Jack's was recommended to us by the manager at the hotel we stayed at in Byron, GA. We ordered take out. We were told it would be 20 minutes but there was a short delay when I went to pick up our meal 20 minutes later. The young girl at the front desk could not have been more helpful, even carrying our drinks to my car for me as U carried out the meal. The food was excellent. My daughter and I shared scallops and grouper which was delicious. My wife had a shrimp salad which was equally good.

Brianna07 posted on 06/18/2010

My husband,my daughter and I decided to go there and eat. We live in Byron and the past times we have been it was pretty good. This time We got there and waited around 45 Minutes .. Our food still didn't come. I went and asked to speak to the manager. He came out of the kitchen and said that there was several tables ahead of us. There was only 1 other table there.. I CANNOT BELIEVE HOW HE SPOKE TO ME AS A CUSTOMER. HE SAID "THIS IS NOT FAST FOOD". My husband is a chef. I know it doesn't take this long to cook some fish and shrimp. This ruined our night and we will NOT be back. Then the server said " YOUR FOOD IS UP". do u want to wait ( cause at this point we were on the way out the door) I said NO and he said " OK whatever floats your boat".. I am a server . If I spoke to someone like this I would lose my job.. I wouldn't waste my time going there..

robert and judy posted on 03/01/2010

We ordered take out this past saturday at lunch and it was very good. Nothing was greasy and the fish and shrimp were done to perfection. Hush puppies and coleslaw deliciously sweet and the fries were seasoned out of this world and well cooked. The prices are great for all the food you get; we had leftovers for lunch the next day. We'll definitely be back.

becky posted on 02/27/2010

This truly is a terrible place to eat. The wait staff was rude and dirty looking people. The food was overpriced and greasy. Don't waste your money and your time here. It's a joke compared to Red Lobster and RL is cheaper.

Chauncee posted on 02/05/2010

My wife and I decided to give Captain Jack's Crab Shack a try rather than dine at a very popular national chain (Red Lobster). We were sorely disappointed. We ordered carry-out and noticed that the order was not correct. When we called the restaurant to let them know that we had been shorted, we were told that we had to drive back to the restaurant (in the rain and fog) for the rest of our order. I talked with the manager and explained that we lived 20 miles away and spent $45.00 on our order. He then informed me there was nothing he could do to rectify the situation. There would be NO compensation for our inconvenience. NOTHING. Additionally, there was no semblance of good hygiene noted among the workers. And the sides were AWFUL. The only redeeming factor was that the crab legs and fish were pretty decent. The other factors, however, made this a very forgettable dining experience. Apparently, business at Captain Jack's Crab Shack is very good as it can afford to send away potential customers. We will go back to patronizing the competition. <br />

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