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All 19 Captiva Island Restaurants

Cantina Captiva

14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
239-472-0248
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

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Brewster, NY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Although this was not our favorite restaurant during our visit, it is worth a visit if you like Mexican food. Be forewarned, though, there were four people in our party and all four thought that their entrees and the salsa were good but very spicy. If you don't particularly like spicy food, I would suggest skipping this restaurant. The decor... More

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Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This is a favorite stop on our annual trip to Captiva. Always crowded - but its a great time. Love the food (not the water so much!!!!)

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Second visit following our first a few years ago which we recall was good. Restaurant was not busy, server took food and drinks order and bought us our drinks, that's where it went downhill. Our entrees arrived before the appetiser and when we questioned this the server said that's how it should be served! We said no and the manager/owner... More

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VA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Nice liitle place almost at the end of the island near the South Sea Resort. Food was tasty and the prices were reasonable. Service was very good and the place has s certain flair to it's inside.

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Jupiter, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was one of our favorite restaurants... When visiting the island would eat at least 2 or more times. This time food was not great quality. Feels very disorganized and without any leadership happening...I will try it again next time I visit in hopes that the fabulous Mexican food has returned and with a professional staff to get things right.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Salsa was the only good thing we had. Nachos were huge but hardly any beans and cheese - just chips. I had 1/2 beef, 1/2 chicken fajitas. They were swimming in grease, the beef were extremely chewy and the chicken was way over done. Should have known there was going to be issues when they were out of unsweetened tea... More

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Who knew you could get your patrons to decorate your restaurant with their money? Yep, you go for dinner and while your there you whip out a dollar, write all over it and staple it to the wall! Voila! You have decor in your restaurant! It's brilliant really, you never have to invest a dime. The food is very average... More

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My husband and I visited this place for a quick app and a drink. I loved all the dollar bills covering the walls that patrons had posted. I got to post one as well! The insides of the restaurant is "tight" I wouldn't suggested going with a large group our small children. I have 3 young children myself and I... More

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My husband and I visited this restaurant on Saturday night. The place is very small, and there aren't a lot of places to sit. The staff is friendly, but the food is just ok. They have great music playing, which changes the feel of the place from when you first walk in. I would give them another try.

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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My wife and I had been to this restaurant about 20 years ago, and had vague, but good, memories of it. On a family vacation to Captiva with our children and grandchildren we felt we had to re-visit. Since we had 5 grandchildren (10 and under), we know not all restaurants are suitable for us. We were not disappointed and... More

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Additional Information about Cantina Captiva

Address: 14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
Phone Number: 239-472-0248
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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