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El Capitan

Ext. Sur #511, Dorado, Puerto Rico
787-278-0011
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Ranked #10 of 50 Restaurants in Dorado
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Cuban, Latin, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Phone 787-278-0011 Great food!!! Great people!!!
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Phone 787-278-0011 Great food!!! Great people!!!
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English first
miami
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

El Capitan is a family restaurant offering good sea food especially the lobster that is apparently brought in on Thursday fresh. The fish is good,basically prepared as you desire. Some of the puertorrican side dishes are well prepared especially the arañitas and the mofongo. It's safe with security. The atmosphere is basic and clean. It's a place full of locals.

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Puerto Rico
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The food and treatment were good. There is room for physical facilities improvement and parking space.

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went here on the lobster special night. Lobster was 15 a pound, They had all different sizes. We had the 1 1/2 pound lobsters. I added shrimp to mine. The food was very good. It is in Dorado central. A lot of locals frequent the place.

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sanjuan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Fresh sea food, very good prices on lunch. Overall good fresh sea food, prices are reasonable and portions are decent. Service can be slow at times, be very patient

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Puerto rico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The lobster is ALWAYS fresh, the fish and also the conch. Is the best sea food in town, you must go excellent people, service and food!! Love it!!!!

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The food was delicious. One of the best Mofongos I have ever had. The appetizers were delicious and very fresh and the fish was fresh and well prepared. Highly recommend.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We went for the first time to El Capitán this week to celebrate my birthday. What a great way to begin the celebrations. The employees offered excellent and fast service. Everything we ordered was wonderful. We began with the Ceviche and Calamari rings, it was served very quickly. I had the catch of the day and it was splendid, it... More

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Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I've been to many seafood restaurants in NY and Tampa , Orlando , like Joe crab shack, red Lobster ect.. also here in different parts of Puerto Rico, but in Dorado PR a place called EL Capitan Restaurant I never saw Lobsters as big as the ones they had and the red snapper plates stuffed with seafoods ,mofongo, trifongo are... More

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Fresh lobster is displayed but what you are served is is old freezer burned I was ready to leave and now sorry I stayed

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Midland, Texas
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Ate here twice during our recent trip to Dorado. Both meals were good! Had lobster, grouper ceviche, grilled fish, lobster stew and whole snapper. All were great. Service was slow, but adequate. Go here for the excellent seafood...the best we had while in Puerto Rico.

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