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14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
239-472-0248
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 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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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Don't bring a kid in there. They will like they have never seen one before. Asked where to sit told me to hold on. 10 minutes later and 20 open seats told me wherever you want. Then took 20 minutes for a server with no one there and walking by 10 times.

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Chester, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Excellent burrito (surf and turf) was so big I could only eat half. Queso dip was excellent. Decor is interesting with dollar bills covering every square inch - we opted to eat outside to avoid that view.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We enjoyed our meal here - the food was very tasty (our options weren't too spicy which we were glad of!), the waiter was very friendly and the atmosphere was fun, especially with lots of $1 bills stuck to the walls and ceiling!

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Sparta, nj
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Go every year - a family favorite. Beautiful drive from Sanibel. Food is great and affordable. Our favorite place on Captiva! Don't wait an hour for Bubble Room go to Cantina Captiva!

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Kansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had a group of 17. They got us right in. Food was good. Service was good. Price wasn't bad. We sat outside and enjoyed it. Not a fancy place. But worth the time and cost.

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

this is a partner to rc otters and key lime bistro. I love their fish tacos and quesadillas. Amazing service

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The Villages, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Bring some dollar bills when you go here - sign and staple to the wall if you can find a space! Open- area dining inside and out. Casual dining to say the least. A fun spot go to with others. Good Mexican dishes - you will leave feeling quite full!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This place is just fun and a great value on Captiva. The Guacamole is good and the Carnitas are excellent. The service is attentive and fast and is great for kids. They even asked to go twice during our recent visit. Inside it's a little dark, but it's great to eat outside under the banana trees and bromeliads. We will... More 

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Schnecksvill, PA
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111 reviews 111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My husband and I decided we would try Mexican food on Captiva Island when we were on vacation. This is the only Mexican restaurant on Captiva Island. It ended up being some of the worst Mexican Food we have ever experienced. The Salsa was very spicy hot, we heard four women at the next table complaining about it and we... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stopped by here with kids and had low expectations. The tacos and salsa were very good and the prices were reasonable. The walls are covered with one dollar bills and the place has a supply of different colored sharpies for you to write /color on your bills. You can use their staple gun to attach it to the wall/ceiling.... 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 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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