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Cap'n Roy's

1313 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6723
+1 956-761-9990
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp tacos” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (99 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Mexican
$$ - $$$
1313 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6723
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1 - 10 of 652 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My semi annual review of one of the better sea foods places on the island. My reviews are always consistent as CR's is always consistently good. My date and I split two stuffed jalapenos (just the right temperature, and not too much breading in the...More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazingly, there is no good Mexico restaurants on SPI. This in spite of being near to the Rio Grande Valley and Mexico. Capt Roy’s is no exception. There only claim to fame is 12” tortillas, which are awkward and just too big! No chips and...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great meal tonight. Excellent service. Friendly staff as advertized. Will go back next time i am here.

Thank Canuck-Traveller-999
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This plce is a staple for island locals. Food is great, service with a smile even when it is jammed!

1  Thank Sheree D
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We stopped in for dinner, was greeted at the door by a very friendly gentleman that was also there to hold the door for us when we left. My husband had the seafood plate and I not being a fish/seafood lover had the El Capitan...More

Thank wyoconnie
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Really good food. We had 1/2 dozen raw oysters, blackened fish tacos & shrimp tacos. Good price for quality food. And we forgot our credit card at the table & a server ran out to the parking lot to return it.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 11 March 2018

They weren't too busy. First time we had been there, food was ok but nothing spectacular. They had misc. menu choices. My husband had shrimp, he said it was good. I had chicken alfredo and it lacked flavor.

Thank LynC58
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Food was ok. We didn’t expect the jalapeño in everything. Cheese enchiladas were very good and the chips. They only have beer and wine, so don’t go expecting a margarita.

Thank Betty O
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Having a hard time deciding if this place is first or second in the fish and shrimp taco race! Both come with 3 well filled and properly spiced product, accompanied by shredded cabbage and a nice tartar sauce. What make Cap'n Roys first in my...More

Thank bassn386
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Had a great lunch here. Waitress was friendly, food was good. Cabbage slaw salad is something different and waitress said that can be substituted for the lettuce salad at no extra charge.

Thank David H
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2 October 2017|
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Response from CaptainSPI | Reviewed this property |
Crab is not a common item on any restaurant menu on SPI. If it is, it is most likely a frozen, imported variety. Stick with the local fish and shrimp! You'll be hooked.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6723
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-9990
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