Craving Fish n’ Chips? Check out ‘CAPTAIN JACK’s’ on the Elmwood strip!
by judy - posted 3:43 pm, September 9, 2009
If you’ve ever dined on authentic fish n’ chips in the UK or New England check out downtown’s Buffalo newest take-out establishment; ‘Captain Jack’s Fish n’ Chips’ (1066 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, N.Y. 14222, 716.881.3474).
Captain Jack’s menu mainly comprises seafood omitting a grilled Chicken & Spinach sandwich, Portabella sandwich, and Veggie Burger. Fish fry’s and Fish n’ Chips are served daily in addition to seafood starters and entrees. Prices range from $3.99 for Fish Tacos to $9.99 for the Cajun Blackened Tuna steak dinner.
Some of Captain Jack’s specialties include spicy ‘Buffalo’ Calamari, Crab Cakes served w/ cajun tartar sauce, BBQ Shrimp skewers, Shrimp ‘scampi’ Ravioli, and a Coconut-crusted Shrimp entree. Side dishes range from vegetarian coleslaw and hush puppies to macaroni salad, sweet potato fries, and ‘chips,’ which can be seasoned w/ salt & malt vinegar or dipped in CJ’s homemade mustard tartar sauce.
If you’re curious about the epicurean history of ‘Fish n’ Chips,’ the recipe originated in the United Kingdom and is categorized as take-away food in England. It’s traditionally made with haddock fillets, cod, or flounder and served with deep-fried chipped (slab-cut) potatoes .
Captain Jack’s Fish n’ Chips is open Monday-Thursday (11am-9pm), Friday & Saturday (11am-11pm), and closed Sunday. A website is not yet available…