Everyone Im sure knows the story of this floating restaurant . It has been a staple on the Toronto Harbour for 20 years. Sad to see it go but the owners had to update. Great in its day mind you. Will miss you Capt John.
First the postive. The concept of dining on a boat is kind of cool. But once you've gotten past the novelty of dining on a boat you are left with bad service and bland, boring food. And it is way overpriced for the dismal quality that you get.
I don't understand all the comments regarding how pricey this restaurant was. They threw in food poisoning for free!! One of my worst Toronto dining experiences of my 37 year old life. Is John delusional? Wonders why he was forced to shut down after owing half a million in taxes and rent? He couldn't have had any profits for 20+ years...wake up!!
There are few Yonge Street addresses easier to find than Captain John’s: just follow the longest road in the world to it’s birthplace at the lake, then walk up the gangplank. Located aboard the Jadran, a floating Adriatic liner that seats 1,500 and took 21 days to sail here from the former republic of Yugoslavia, this lobster trap is an upscale, family-friendly seafood restaurant that children... more
Captain John's offers these services: caterer, restaurant, banquet rooms.