Fodor's Expert Review Cap's Place Island Restaurant
On an island that was once a bootlegger's haunt, this ramshackle seafood spot reached by launch has served the famous as well as the infamous, including the likes of Winston Churchill, FDR, JFK, and Al Capone. Cap was Captain Theodore Knight, born in 1871, who, with partner-in-crime Al Hasis, floated a derelict barge to the area in the '20s. Broward's oldest restaurant, built on the barge, is run by Hasis's descendants. Sesame-crusted mahimahi is served with soy-ginger sauce, flaky rolls are baked fresh, and tangy lime pie is a great finale. Clams and oysters are shucked to order and the hearts of palm salad is made from local Okeechobee harvest.
2765 N.E. 28th Ct.
Pompano Beach, Florida 33064, USA
- Clams and oysters shucked to order
- Tangy key lime pie
- An impressive backstory