TEMPORARY HOURS (May 2021):
Wednesday & Thursday 4:30-9pm, Friday 4-9pm, Saturday 11:30-9pm, Sunday 11:30-8pm, Closed Monday & Tuesday
Laid-back family atmosphere with deck seating overlooking the Jones Creek. Fresh local seafood is the specialty of Captain Check-a-Mucks. Rockfish, oysters, scallops, crabcakes, she crab soup, and key lime pie are among the offerings.
REAL NELLIE AND JOE'S KEY LIME PIE
Made from real key lime juice fresh from the Florida Keys, a and tart taste that will make you come back again and again. Available with toasted coconut and whip cream. No better way to finish off a great seafood dinner.
FRESH FRUIT COBBLER
These change with the season but they are home baked just like grandmas. Crispy brown crust filled with wonderful fruit cobbler, then topped with vanilla ice cream and a heapin of whipped cream. Warm fuzzy yum.
Everytime the crew builds one of these, they try to outdo the last. For the chocoholic and serious sundae person only please. Chocolate fudge brownie, two scoops of vanilla ice cream, hopped pecans, rich chocolate sauce, heap of whipped cream, topped with cherries.
Vanilla, however if you would like a little chocolate sauce, whipped cream and or a cherry. Just ask!
All of these items come with kettle cooked potato chips. Sub the chips for any other side for $1.99.
CRAB CAKE SANDWICH
We should have kept a count on how many of these we have sold, maybe a kazillion of them. Just enough fillers to hold it together, and if it's not tight like a hockey puck it's because it is full of lump crab meat. $11.95
Fresh fish-of-the-day fried to a golden brown, cripsy on a bun with lettuce and tomato. $10.95
FAMOUS DOUGHTIE'S PORK BBQ
One of the best tasting North Carolina style BBQs that has ever been made. All pork, no fillers, with a distinctive flavor. Taste the pork with a touch of vinegar rather than that stuff they smother with enough tomato sauce that you can't taste pig anymore. $8.95
Most places use the cheapest fish to stuff their tacos. We use only the best saltwater wild caught fish. Flavors of the ocean, not a tank. You will tell the difference immediately, served with the admirals own secret mango salsa and homemade taco sauce. $12.95
Hand breaded, peeled and deveined large shrimp, fried to a golden brown. $12.95
CHICKEN TENDER BASKET
Golden fried chicken tenders served with your choice of dippin sauce, wonderful crunchy outside breading with tender white meat inside. No fillers. $10.95
Not a whimpy quarter pounder guys, this is a serious burger, a full half pound of angus beef, grilled over live charcoal, served with lettuce, tomato, and a pickle. Quality beef just like our seafood. $10.95
SWEET ONION HUSH PUPPIES
Captains own secret recipe, been a house specialty since day one. A basket full of golden brown balls of pleasure, filled with onions and old bay seasoning and that special of this and that. Some people put butter on 'em, some people but cocktail sauce on 'em, some people eat them just like they are. A little piece of cake before dinner. $3.00
OUR FAMOUS UNISEX CRAB SOUP
Guy, from "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives" said it had more crab meat in it than any clam chowder had clams. If we were ever famous this would be the item we would be known for. It's a combination of Granmas' and the Captains' own concoction - thick, creamy, and chunky, full of outrageous flavors and crabmeat. Cup - $5.95 Bowl - $8.95 Order a pint or quart to-go. Pint - $8.95 Quart $14.95
Golden corvina served bite sized, fried to perfection, these bites will melt in your mouth, served with the captains own jerk sauce. $10.95
HOT CRAB DIP
Loaded with lump and claw crab meat, a special blend of cheese and spices served with fresh sliced pita bread. $12.95
Texas wild caught shrimp right out of Galveston, called Texas Pinks. Almost sweet, always tender. I dare you to find a better tasting shrimp! Half - $10.95 LB - $19.95
Bite sized yellowfin tune, hand breaded and fried golden brown, served with the captains homemade Caribbean jerk sauce. $11.95
Large shrimp fried to perfection then tossed in our secret tiki sauce, a little heat, loads of flavor and served on a bed of lettuce. A great starter on busy nights when you need a little something until we get your main course to you. $10.95
Sweet onions cut extra thick, coated with a crunch outside and a sweet tender onion on the inside. Lightly seasoned, then carefully friend in clear, hot soybean oil. You taste the onions, not the fry oil. We do that with everything we fry. $5.95
Granma taught us a special way to cook clams so they wouldn't be chewy. First off, gotta have fresh clams, then we do our hocus pocus with them, hand bread them, get the frier hot and cook'em quick. Perfection! $10.95
Fresh hand-cut rings, hand breaded in our special seafood breading, light breading with a lot of flavor. You actually taste the wonderful seafood flavor, not like that heavy battered-dipped. $11.95
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND MUSSELS
Direct from the cold waters of the North Atlantic, these wild caught, not farm raised, crustaceans are loaded with flavor, a full LB, steamed and served with a wonderful garlic broth, cherry tomatoes, and fresh french bread slices. $11.95
For the heartier appetite, these are larger portions, with your choice of two of our fresh sides and a pair of golden brown hush puppies.
Two of our jumbo lump and clawmeat crab cakes cooked to perfection. We must have made and sold a kazillion of these. These are our biggest seller by far. Each cake is made by hand and stuffed with crab meat, so much crabmeat that they want to fall apart. $21.95
GOLDEN FRIED SHRIMP
So many extra large shrimp they will be falling off the plate. These peeled and deveined beauties are hand-breaded then fried in hot clean soybean oil. The taste of the shrimp comes flying through, seasoned just right with a touch of old bay. This is one dish you will need to guard from the shrimp pirates at your table. $18.95
CRAB IN BUTTER
Why go through the effort of picking crabs? Let the captain (well, actually the crew do it for you). Lump and claw meat topped with butter and seasoning and then broiled to perfection. $21.95
FRESH WILD CAUGHT SEA SCALLOPS
These North Atlantic sea scallops are fresh and never soaked in chemicals like most grocery store scallops. So fresh off the boat, we have to wash the sand off of them. We will fry them or saute them for you at your request. Either way, you'll get that sweet smooth texture and flavor you will not soon forget! $24.95
*12oz NY STRIP
Certified black angus, prepared the way you want! Cooked over live charcoal, served with two sides and couple pups. $18.95
Thick filets caught off our shores, specially prepared and seasoned to perfection, then cooked over live charcoal. $19.95
Flown in fresh three times a week from Quespos Costa Rica, thick flakey white fillets, specially prepared and seasoned, then grilled over live charcoal. Served with two sides and a couple of the captains hush puppies. $22.95
FAMOUS DOUGHTIES BBQ
The same family that started the company still cooks this BBQ the same way. For a Virginia Company to make a North Carolina style BBQ and last over 50 years, if must be pretty darn good! The fresh pork flavor shines through and the touch of vinegar and spices set this BBQ apart. All pulled pork, no fillers. Try it with the Captain's own BBQ sauce to kick it up a notch. $16.95
Certified black angus, beautiful marbling, with falvor out the kazoo! Prepared the way you want! Cooked over live charcoal. Served with two sides and a couple pups. $22.95
For those who can't decided on just one, with your choice of two of our fresh sides and a pair of golden brown hush puppies.
SHRIMP AND SCALLOP COMBO
I think you can figure this out for yourself! We will fry them or saute them for you at your request. $23.95
SHRIMP AND CRAB CAKE
Served fried or sauted. $21.95
Shrimp, scallops, and a crab cake, need I say more? Served fried or sauted. $28.95
Great to share or if you just want loads of great seafood. Crab cake, shrimp, scallops, fresh fish, and depending on the time of year, fried oysters or a soft shell crab, served with your choice of sides and a couple pups. $34.95
*SURF & TURF
A 6oz filet or a 12oz New York Strip cooked over live charcoal and your choice of one surf, crabcake, scallops, or shrimp. $22.95 or upgrade to the 12oz Ribeye for $4.00.
FRESH MIXED GREEN SALADS
Romaine and iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, peppers, cucumber. With entree' $2.95 ala carte $4.95.
CAPTAINS HOUSE SALAD
Romaine and iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, peppers, cucumber, croutons, and shredded cheddar cheese. $8.95
CRISPY CHICKEN SALAD
Romaine and iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, peppers, cucumber, croutons, and shredded cheddar cheese topped with fried chicken breast and sprinkled with bacon. $13.95
Romaine and iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, peppers, cucumber, croutons, and shredded cheddar cheese, topped with steamed shrimp seasoned with oldbay. Served with a side of our mango salsa. $14.95
Romaine and iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, peppers, cucumbers, croutons and shredded cheddar cheese, topped with jumbo lump and sweet claw crab meat, seasoned with oldbay. Served with a side of our mango salsa. $15.95
MAKE A RESERVATION
Reservations are for parties of 6 or more and can be booked by calling us at 757-356-1005.
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