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Captain Pablo's

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On the beach, at the end of Las Gaviotas St., Sayulita, Mexico
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited for lot of time (around 1 hour 1:15), we ordered natural limonade and they bring us mineral, the food was so greasy and in general the service was bad and deficient. I wouldn't back

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Saint Louis
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

casual beachside restaurant. Reasonable prices. Had queso fundido with chorizo to dip our chips . Dorado fish tacos were outstanding and served with rice, black beans, pico de gallo, guacamole and a fresh lime ! Service was fast and friendly.

Thank Elisa B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So we go late morning, cause its on the beach. Really only wanted a juice drink, but got talked into french toast. After 25 min of waiting we had to ask. So they brought them, burned, tasting a bit of corn tacos.

Thank Daniel G
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Friendly service right on the beach. Took care of our 'Spanish Mackerel' for us. Our fishermen (also from Captain Pablo's Fishing) cleaned our fish and filleted them ready for the cook. Served up with garlic and butter, sides of rice, chips, beans, salsa. Finished the evening with Margarita's - big bowl style. A great experience and service!

Thank Curtis G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

There are lots of very good restaurants in Sayulita. We found even more on our third visit in 13 years. Most of them are listed here. If you want to sit on the beach (under umbrellas), drink cold beer and eat great seafood for a reasonable price, this is the place. We've never had a bad meal here. The fish... More 

Thank travelnwork
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We went with some friends to enjoy lunch on the beach. The drinks were cold and tasty and service was pretty good. We tried burritos (both meat and shrimp), quesadillas (both chicken and shrimp), club house sandwich, hamburger. With the exception of the hamburger we all loved our meals. The restaurant had a wonderful ambiance! I recommend

Thank WinnipegErin
Melville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Stopped for a cold beer..lots of shady spots,mega umbrellas,good service and nice view of the beach!

Thank Dwbrewer
Ashland, Montana
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54 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The service was good, food was good, pricing about average for the area. Unrelated to the restaurant, we found the beach crowded.

Thank June P
Reading, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Captains is a great place to visit right on the beach. Sit in the sun or in the shade. Good service, food & drink. You can even pre arrange & take your own fresh fish & they will cook it for you. Reasonable price on everything.

Thank busbylewis
Granite Bay, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food is average, people are friendly, service was ok, our meals did come at different times. No big deal, we were on the beach.

Thank Juls822013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the beach, at the end of Las Gaviotas St., Sayulita, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Sayulita

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?