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Captain Cook Restaurant

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
1-809-552-1061
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Ranked #40 of 153 Restaurants in Punta Cana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $45
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

If you are looking for a fancy restaurant don’t come here. If you are looking for fresh authentic awesome Dominican food, then this place is a must in Punta Cana (Cortecito Beach). It is ON the beach. The fish is fresh and the lobsters are alive so you cannot get fresher than that. The grill is on the open view... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Not super. Would not eat here again. Some things are pretty good and others are not that special. So just average I guess. I would not really recommend it.

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Cypress, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I found this place on Trip advisor and knew we had to go while in Punta Cana. We took a taxi from Hard Rock Punta Cana which was about $25 or $30 I think. Its a small place right on the beach...and I mean ON THE BEACH. The view was spectacular. We walked up to the box of fresh seafood... More

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New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were looking forward to go back to Captain Cook after our first time in Punta Cana years ago. It looked a bit different from back in the day. More updated, shows that it had become more famous among tourists. Though I liked the way it looked before. Tables were setup on the sand, you could walk up and pick... More

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Clifton, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The best and freshest seafood I ever had. We had the octopus it taste great was we'll cook nice and soft not rubbery , just perfect, the tuna was perfectly prepared. Service was fantastic.

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We were a bit dissapointed to have come here...the food was expensive and the service was mediocre at best.. recommend staying away from this place and go to Jellyfish instead!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This restaurant offered some of the most tasty and freshest seafood that I have ever had. My family and I visited for lunch and it was so good that we had to visit it again for dinner. The staff was courteous and our entres arrived promptly. If you are a shrimp lover then this is the Punta Cana location to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

WE walked to this little hut on the edge of the beach from our resort Paradisus....fresh seafood in a cooler beside the grill enticed us to try as the grill was charcoal fired up and ready....it did not disappoint. barefoot, beach attire, sun filled breeze in the air and a frosty PRESIDENTE local beer in hand...grilled whole fish with scampi... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The best seafood dinner I ever had. The personal waiter was attentive. The food was amazing and so were the drinks. Good value off the resort.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We ate here twice in the two days we spent in Punta Cana. We had the ceviche, spicy mussels, conch salad/ceviche and shrimp. After you order and have a seat, they bring you your drinks and then a basket of papas fritas, they are delicious fried potatoes with salt. They also brought us some other kind of special dish before... More

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