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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” (99 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1313 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6723
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I guess the fish tacos were ok, kids meals chicken tenders were terrible, enchiladas were so hard it could not be cut. Will not go back again.

Thank mariongrz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boys and I ate here for the first time based on the recommendation of a friend and we really enjoyed both the Mexican food and seafood. The shrimp Veracruz was especially good and two of my boys enjoyed the Tampiquena (sp?).

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here based on a recommendation by a friend. It was okay. Nothing special. Not sure we would return.

Thank likenmo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three tacos for $10. Got two sides. I got the fumi cabbage salad and added it to my taco. Delicious!

Thank ZiZi A
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Reliable, tasty seafood. We always love their grilled shrimp and fumi salad. Eating in can be hit or misss on service.

Thank Birdbet
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

They need to rethink their choice of salsa. It was watery and not what you would expect to pay for as a chips/salsa appetizer. Nothing stood out as exceptional except our service. Our waitress was very good and friendly.

Thank RoxDavis
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This place has the friendliest staff and The food was really good too. They make you feel like family. My kids even said they wish Roy was our uncle.

Thank Ashley J
Reviewed 8 April 2018

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 31 March 2018 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 24 March 2018

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

Thank Canuck-Traveller-999
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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