Captain D's Seafood Restaurant
Today I had lunch at Captain D's. I ordered the Lobster Bacon Alfredo. It looked good in the picture.
When it arrived it was a pile of thinly chopped pink meat covering noodles and sauce. Honestly, it looked like cat food.
I tasted it and found the serving to be hot on the outside and cold on the inside. I left the food on the table and had lunch elsewhere.
I don't find mention of the Lobster Bacon Alfredo on the Captain D's website. It might be something they're testing in a few stores.
I feel like the victim of an experiment gone bad.
re: Fibber McGee
They used to make a decent fish and chips many, many, years ago. Went there three or four years past and it was not very good. I think 20-30 years ago nice cod was available for cheap, not anymore.
I would imagine a dish like "lobster alfredo" there to be similar to eating a frozen dinner from the grocery. Guess they didn't nuke it enough.
The Seniors do love it to judge by the one nearest to me.
Captain D's was once a value leader. Today I think they are quite expensive for what you get. In the last five years they have become a lousy value.
A meal consisting of two VERY thin fish filets, slaw, not that many fries, and two hush puppies plus drink is about $8 here in Dayton.
Captain D's is the kind of chain that is REALLY pushing the envelope when they deviate from their trademark deep fried crap. I don't even trust their grilled fish+rice entrees. Lobster Alfredo at Captain D's, you gotta be *kidding*...
They've always been mediocre but trustworthy for simple fried food. Now they aren't really a good deal either.
I knew our Captain D's was doomed when we waited 30 minutes one evening for a to-go order of two orders of fish and chips. It was a pretty slow night at the restaurant and I can't even guess as to what was going on in the kitchen to cause that kind of delay with the food coming out. They shut down a couple of months after that.