Welcome to Captain Bills!

2701 Century Harbor Road

Middleton, WI 53562 

Hours of Operation:

Tuesdays – Thursday: 4:30 pm till 9:00 pm  •  Friday – Saturday: 4:30 pm till 10:00 pm

Sunday: 4:30 pm till 9:00 pm 

Closed Mondays

Happy hour Tuesday through Friday from 4:30 – 6:00 (ALL night THURSDAY).

        *Our Deck is open April – October and is weather dependent

Make your Reservations Online for immediate confirmation


Call  (608) 831-7327

Captain Bills Waterfront Restaurant features Amazing Seafood, Grilled Favorites & Creamy Pasta’s
in a rustic, casual and fun waterfront atmosphere. Recently voted “Best Seafood Restaurant” in the Best of Madison poll, Captain Bills diners rave about the clam chowder, crab cakes and coconut shrimp.
Take in the lake view while keeping warm by our fire, enjoy a signature hand crafted cocktail or craft tap beer,
a mound of shrimp, calamari, fresh fish dishes, excellently grilled steaks, lobster or our Friday night fish fry.
Join us for our weekly Happy Hour with amazing drink & appetizer specials.
Dive into some fresh Oysters On the Half Shell, Oysters Rockefeller or Deep Fried!
Dine in or Take it Home! Captain Bill’s will make the night special!

Taste why The Food Network featured Captain Bills as one of the best casual restaurants in America.


News & Events

Open, Just for YOU!

Captain Bill’s is available for Private Parties & Business 
Mondays- All Day & Night

Tuesday – Thursdays  9 am to 2 pm
Let us plan a special appetizer buffet or dinner menu that you select!
Contact Kris at 831-7327 for a personal consultation

Captain Bill’s Friday Night Fish Fry!

Beer Battered Haddock

Bring the family to Captain Bill’s Friday Night Fish Fry!
Enjoy a 3 Piece’s of our Beer Battered Deep-Fried Haddock   $13
Want some Turf with that Surf? Add a 5oz Tenderloin $14
Mix it up! Add 2 Jumbo Scallops or 3 Coconut Shrimp $10
Many Choices to make the night right! Served with Starch & Coleslaw.




Captain’s Private Reserve

caymus-cabCaymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon has been honored as “Wine of the Year”. For a limited time Captain Bill’s is offering this rare Cabernet by the glass. Regularly priced at $110 a bottle, this holidays enjoy a bottle for $70 or $20 per glass. Cheers!

Oysters are Ready!

oyster-rock-genericThe cold water brings out the Best in Oysters! Enjoy them On the Half Shell, Deep Fried, or try Oysters Rockefeller! Our bartender can even make you a Oyster Shooter!

Relax with a glass glass of Dry Creek Chenin Blanc paired with 4 oysters for only  $15.



Captain Bill’s Hot Happy Hour!

Enjoy Happy Hour in our Bar Weekdays from 4:30 to 6pm

$2 off Any Beer or Wine or $3 off Any Mixed Drink.
Enjoy $10 off Any Large Appetizer or $5 off Small Appetizers.
Seafood samplers overflowing with calamari, coconut shrimp & crab cakes!
Eat in or take it to go!  
(608) 831-7327  winter menu

Upcoming Events!


Capt. Don Sandord

ALL ABOARD! Join us March 29 for a most memorable event!  Captain Don Sanford, from our own Betty Lou Cruises & Author of, On Fourth Lake: A Social History of Lake Mendota! Don has spent more than a decade collecting stories!  Join us by the fire and discover why this lake holds a special place in the hearts of so many!  Learn more 



Memory CafeMemory Cafe is always the First Friday of the Month!  A social gathering for persons with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s, or other dementia & their family & friends. Each is unique & offers a program or activity that’s stimulating & fun. Middleton Dementia Friendly Community Coalition – MDFCC hosts Free to the public 9:30 to 11:30 at Captain Bills.