The Captain’s Boil

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South Edmonton Common, 2051 98 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6N 1K2

I’ve been to The Captain’s Boil a few times now. It’s located in South Edmonton Common in a small strip and there is ample amount of parking. I went  for lunch and dinner on different occasions. There aren’t too many places (that I know of) where you can really get a seafood boil. Everything is cooked and tossed in sauce and delivered to your tables in bags!

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One of the ‘unique’ things about this is that you’re not actually given any utensils! Only gloves and a bib so you can really go to town. I opted to get their namesake sauce, the Captain’s Boil, which is a mixture of all the sauces (Cajun, Lemon Pepper, and Garlic). I got some with the mild and some with the medium level of spice.

For lunch, they have a sizzling plate combo with seafood assortment. It comes with mussels,, shrimp, clams, and crawfish (if they have it), and fried fish. This is a really great deal for lunch! Very filling and quite delicious. The plate comes sizzling hot and I’d recommend mixing the rice around because it’ll get a really nice crust developed kind of like in Bibimbap. The Captain’s Boil has a reputation of being expensive but this is a great alternative and very affordable!

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Sizzling Combo

We also got some oysters, which are market price. The oysters come with horse radish, hot sauce, and also some cocktail sauce. Realllly tasty and delicious. I love oysters! I like the condiments they provide and everything is pretty fresh!

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Oysters

The mussels here are actually my favourite protein. I find that they are very meaty, and delicious and take on the sauce very well. It is a bit of a more boring of food choices but I find that it’s very filling, and delicious, and goes well with rice dishes!

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Mussels

On this visit, I also got the Dungeness crab. Soo good! I love seafood. Everything here is very simple. It’s not too fancy or done up so you can really just eat the seafood and enjoy the flavours.

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Dungeness Crab

Overall, I really enjoyed my experience at The Captain’s Boil. Everything is good and fresh. It is a bit on the more expensive side, but it’s seafood and we are landlocked so finding cheap seafood here in Edmonton is pretty tough. On the occasions where I went back, I got the lobster, crawfish, and other dishes. Crawfish is fun to eat, but I do find that there isn’t too much meat and may be more trouble than what it’s worth. The lobster is substantial and delicious! Definitely recommend giving this place a try!

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