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Cap's Place

2765 NE 28th Ct. (US 1) Send to Phone
This historic island beach shack is fun to get to by water taxi for a meal with sunset views.

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Cap's Place Restaurant Review

: Opened in the 20s as a speakeasy and casino, Cap’s Place is named after Captain Theodore Knight, a seaman who ran rum from Bimini to the Hillsboro Inlet with the help of flashes from the lighthouse to let him know when the coast was clear. Past visitors include Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and John F. Kennedy. Cap's boat takes diners from the mainland to its own island in the Intracoastal Waterway. Have a drink in the detached bar made from bamboo and polished wood from the decks of ships, dominated by the large wooden bowsprit from a Spanish galleon. The menu features Okeechobee heart of palm salad, oysters shucked to order and fresh seafood, including mahi mahi, pompano, scallops and lobsters cooked your way: blackened Cajun-style, baked, broiled, deep-fried or poached.


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