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El Capitan

Ext. Sur #511, Dorado, Puerto Rico
+1 787-278-0011
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (23 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Ext. Sur #511, Dorado, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a local non pretentious restaurant with good seafood and wonderful "tostones", thin and crispy. Its the place to go with friends or family; not a romantic spot; too noisy. I love the carrucho aperitif w tostones, fried/mashed plantain, but not every place know how...More

Thank Lesbia A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No ocean view. Small parking. We had lobster and fish accompanied by mofongo. Great taste , well presented food. Lobster portions are small but tasty. Service was good however there were not that many customers at the place when we arrive.

Thank Jose B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I do really enjoy authentic Cuban food and they did not disappoint from the yucca to the black beans and rice to the flan very reasonably priced very accommodating staff try their homemade sangria

Thank detmac
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Very restaurant. The dorado fillet and the conch were fresh. Very tasty! Also we ordered the lobster soup, wow. The staff did not let us unattended, excellent service and fast.

Thank Danny Y
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Thursday deal here attracts a lot of customers so best to book. Being greedy I much prefer the alb lobster so only on a Thursday otherwise remortgage !

1  Thank Neil S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Best meal in El Dorado. Excellent service, great food. Took the entire family (12) for wife's 50th B-day and the Staff at El Capitan made the occasion a success. Will return for sure. Thank you again!

Thank Walter D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Family owned business. Very friendly and helpful staff. Less crowded than other places. Food was great and so was the sangría. A favorite among locals. Fresh seafood. Ask for the catch of the day!

Thank Boricuagirl77
Reviewed 20 February 2017

At our hotel in Dorado, they recommended going to El Capitan for dinner. What a great choice. We went on a Thursday night...which is lobster night. The lobster as well as the red beans and rice were excellent. We had 1.5 pound lobsters for $22.50...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I am new to Dorado and am so excited to discover El Capitan. The seafood is so fresh, and the preparations are authentic PR-style. I visited with my husband on a Saturday night and it's a good thing we called ahead for a reservation. You...More

Thank KReale
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Good place for local fish dishes. Thursday nights are Lobster nights. It is Caribbean lobster, but it is done very well. Pay the extra 10 dollars and get it stuffed with local seafood. The service is very good and the sangria is outstanding.

Thank Jacobsjoe7
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Response from Sara M | Reviewed this property |
Menu is Carribean, Puerto Rican + Seafood. The prices were $$$ and the food was great. I ordered the Rojo Veja. it was meh, but my hubby got the stuffed lobster and it was so awesome and so big--he shared it with me. That... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ext. Sur #511, Dorado, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Dorado
  • Phone Number: +1 787-278-0011
Description
Phone 787-278-0011 Great food!!! Great people!!!
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