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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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English first
VA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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Clearwater, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This place is small, but a fun casual atmosphere. Biggest complaint was that there were no less than four things that we asked for that they were out of: several beers and a food item. Also one member of our party didn't receive his meal for about 10 mins after the rest of us.

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Brandon, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I love Mexican food...so I was excited about this restaurant being on my "list". So sad. It was a rainy Monday afternoon, very few patrons in the restaurant, outside seating closed due of the weather. My husband and I waited inside the door for no less than 4 or 5 minutes without any acknowledgement. When the waiter finally spoke to... More

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Louisville, Ky.
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Ordered the fajita salad, was delivered the fajita sandwich with fries. No chips/salsa gratis as is the usual custom for most Mexican establishments; if you want those, you'll need to pay an additional nine bucks and order as an app. When the check came, was overcharged, and had to complain...the server gave we the difference in cash( I had to... More

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