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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%
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“shrimp tacos” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (104 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Mexican
$$ - $$$
1313 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6723
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Sheree D
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us had lunch here and everyone ordered something different. All of the dishes were prepared well and were considered tasty. Mexican flavors but didn't match some of the other Mexican options on SPI. May return to add variety during our stay but will...More

Thank WilliamS404
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Was disappointed in the cheese enchiladas platter. A little pricey for the quantity of food and atmosphere. Would not go back.

Thank LesleyBJ
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Good food prepared to order with great service. Everything was nicely done you can taste the care that goes into it.

Thank Chuck B
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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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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