Captain D’s is a fast-food restaurant chain specializing in fish and seafood. Like its main competitor Long John Silver’s, Captain D’s prices are a bit higher than the normal fast food restaurant as its menu mainly consists of full meals.
Today, there are over 600 Captain D’s restaurants across 23 states, mainly in the Midwest and South parts of the United States. Some of the most famous Captain D’s meals include batter-dipped fish, country-style fish, premium shrimp, and shrimp skewers, and cajun fish tenders.
Captain D’s Nutrition
Below are the latest Captain D’s menu prices.
Seafood Meals | Chicken Meals | Seafood Specials | Family Meals | Grilled Meals | Limited Time $4.99 Full Meal Deals | Kid’s Meals | Salads & Sandwiches | Extras | Desserts | Sides | Drinks
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Includes 2 Regular Sides & 2 Hush Puppies
|Batter-Dipped Fish||2 Pc.||$6.39|
|Batter-Dipped Fish||3 Pc.||$7.39|
|Batter-Dipped Fish||4 Pc.||$8.29|
|Deluxe Seafood Platter||$8.69|
|2 Pc. Batter Dipped Fish & 6 Pc. Butterfly Shrimp||$7.49|
|White Fish, 4 Pc. Shrimp, & Crab Meal||$7.49|
|Butterfly Shrimp||15 Pc.||$6.49|
Includes 2 Regular Sides & 2 Hush Puppies
|2 Pc. Batter Dipped Fish & 2 Pc. Chicken||$7.79|
Includes 2 Regular Sides
|Ultimate Seafood Platter||$8.99|
|Fish & Popcorn Shrimp Meal||$6.99|
|Creamy Shrimp Scampi Meal||$6.99|
Includes 2 Regular Family Sides & Hush Puppies
|Seafood Feast (12 Batter Dipped Fish, 12 Butterfly Shrimp, 3 Seafood Stuffed Crab Shells)||$25.99|
|Battered Dipped Fish||10 Pc.||$19.99|
|Chicken Tenders||14 Pc.||$19.99|
|Fish Tenders & Chicken Tenders||$21.99|
|Family Style Side||$3.79|
|Premium Family Style Side||$4.99|
2 Regular Sides & Breadstick
|Surf & Turf||$7.99|
|Grilled White Fish & Shrimp Skewer||$8.29|
|Wild Alaskan Salmon||$7.99|
|Lemon Pepper White Fish||$6.49|
Limited Time $4.99 Full Meal Deals
Includes 2 Regular Sides & Hush Puppies
|Southern-Style Fish Tenders||$4.99|
|Nashville Hot Fish||$4.99|
|Butterfly Shrimp||12 Pc.||$4.99|
Includes a Fun Pack, Drink, & 2 Kid’s Sides
|Battered Dipped Fish||$3.99|
|Grilled Fish Tenders||$3.99|
Salads & Sandwiches
|Wild Alaskan Salmon Salad||$7.29|
|Shrimp Skewer Salad||$7.29|
|Chicken Salad (Crispy or Grilled)||$7.29|
|Great Little Fish Sandwich & Fries||$3.99|
|The Captain Sandwich||$4.79|
|The Captain Sandwich & Fries||$5.99|
|Butterfly Shrimp||6 Pc.||$2.49|
|Butterfly Shrimp||24 Pc.||$3.99|
|Mozzarella Sticks||8 Pc.||$2.29|
|Jalapeño Poppers||10 Pc.||$2.29|
|Batter Dipped Fish||1 Pc.||$2.29|
|Batter Dipped Fish||2 Pc.||$3.99|
|Chicken Tenders||2 Pc.||$2.49|
|Chicken Tenders||4 Pc.||$4.49|
|Grilled Steak Tips||$3.49|
|Hush Puppies||6 Pc.||$1.99|
|Great Little Fish Sandwich||$1.99|
|Clam Strips & Butterfly Shrimp||$3.99|
|Butterfly Shrimp (Limited Time)||12 Pc.||$3.29|
|Shrimp, Cheese & Bacon Bites (Limited Time)||6 Pc.||$3.29|
|Shrimp Jambalaya Soup (Limited Time)||Regular||$2.29|
|Shrimp Jambalaya Soup (Limited Time)||Large||$3.99|
|Funnel Cake Stix||$1.99|
|Cheesecake Strawberry Topping||$0.29|
|Georgia Pecan Pie (Limited Time)||$1.99|
|Apple Pie Bites (Limited Time)||$1.99|
|Green Beans with Country Ham||$1.79|
|Premium Side Salad||$2.18|
|Premium Mac ‘n Cheese||$2.18|
|Premium Corn on The Cob||$2.18|
|Premium Breaded Okra||$2.18|
|Premium Baked Potato||$2.18|
|Premium Loaded Baked Potato||$2.78|
|Gallon D’s Tea||$3.29|
Captain D’s was founded in 1969 in Donelson, Tennessee. The “D” in the name is the initial of the founder’s last name, Ray Danner.
Captain D’s prices have changed over the years and in 2007, the restaurant received an award for for Best Menu Revamp. The restaurant got a major facelift during that time period.
Captain D’s FAQ
What kind of fish does Captain D’s use?
Captain D’s uses Pollock, Catfish, Tilapia, Salmon, Whitefish, Shrimp, Clams, and Crab in their menu items. Captain D’s uses fish caught by their very own fishermen.
What does the D stand for in Captain D’s?
The D in Captain D’s is from the founder’s last name, Danner.
What time does Captain D’s open?
Captain D’s typically opens at 10:30 a.m. Monday through Sunday. Opening hours may vary by location.
What time does Captain D’s close?
Captain D’s closes at 9:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday at most locations, though this may differ by location.
What year was Captain D’s founded?
Captain D’s was founded on August 5, 1969.
Where was the first Captain D’s opened?
The first Captain D’s was opened in Donelson, Nashville, Tennessee. Today, the restaurant’s headquarters is in Nashville, as well.
Who owns Captain D’s?
Sentinel Capital Partners owns Captain D’s. The private equity firm bought the restaurant in 2017.
How many Captain D’s restaurants are there?
There are more than 530 Captain D’s locations in the United States.
Who started Captain D’s?
Ray Danner, Sr. started Captain D’s.
How did Captain D’s get its name?
Captain D’s got its name from the man who started the fast food franchise, Ray Danner, with the “D” in his last name being represented. However, when the first restaurant was opened, it was called Mr. D’s Seafood and Hamburgers. When the restaurant started to find success selling their seafood, the name switched to Captain D’s in 1974.
To view more information about Captain D’s, visit their website.
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