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Capitan Cook

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Mexican, Greek
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Gaviotas 490, Sayulita 63732, Mexico
+52 3292913985
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10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Change of owner and business style

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  • 108
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  • 43
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 11
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pricey Seafood but good.

The best part about this place is they're the only beachfront restauraunt in Sayulita that doesn't charge you additional rent for the beach chairs and umbrellas. They just have a minimum consumption rule. If you're traveling by yourself it can be discouraging because the front row chairs have a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
Emily K
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Guadalajara, Mexico
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Worst. Beach. Experience. Ever.... Service was slow and it was not even tourist season. In trying to help my inept server by clearing beer bottles out of the table a very rude "security guard" started yelling at me that I should not throw away the bottles. The only perk is the beach front... I would just rather buy seafood from... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

My shrimp smelled funky but I was assured it was fresh. Well we all got food poisoning. The Dr said this is common with places that try to sell their old seafood so they don't lose money. He said my wife got sick from her fish because poor kitchen hygiene from cross contamination not washing hands. To add insult to... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The best part about this place is they're the only beachfront restauraunt in Sayulita that doesn't charge you additional rent for the beach chairs and umbrellas. They just have a minimum consumption rule. If you're traveling by yourself it can be discouraging because the front row chairs have a 500 peso minimum consumption. So, unless you're planning to get the... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I love Capitan Cook! Lovely beachfront restaurant, great food and vibe, amazing drinks!! Our waiter was very nice and attentive, would recommend everyone to visit this place. And also, don't forget to have the Ojos Rojos drink, can't beat that!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

You cant beat sitting on the beach, with your feet in the sand, sipping on ice cold buckets of beer. The food is good, we have never been disappointed and been to this restaurant alot. The bathroom is a little "Mexican" but they all are on the beach. If the beach tables are packed, sometimes the service can be slow... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Is this a nice restaurant on the beach serving good meals and beers!!! Cool facilities such a beach umbrellas, beach recliners, and close to there, it's a surf school so if you dare yourself to surf, that's the proper place, Jose the waiter is very cool dude, provide great service and very attended :)

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Dryden, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Mario was our server and was top notch. Great food great setting. 5 beers in an ice bucket for 100 peso (7 USd). Can't beet that! Chicken burrito was hot and big portion, salsa and chips were good and spicey, my daughters shrimp cocktail was packed with shrimp

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Four of us had an excellent lunch of ceviche, shrimp tacos and chicken burrito. Seafood ceviche amazing. Excellent service from Mario. Very reasonably priced. Check it out, you won't be disappointed.

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Wakefield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Good food and drinks. We sit here and order food and drinks everyday while we are in Sayulita. Ask for Ernesto or Mario. Very friendly staff.

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Seabrook, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was a very nice experience. sat down and had a couple of cold ones. Our waiter was so attentive and spoke very good English, had a very nice lunch and it was tasty and fresh..did not have to pay to sit and enjoyed the view of the ocean and beach...would go back for sure. Well done.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gaviotas 490, Sayulita 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Sayulita
  • Phone Number: +52 3292913985

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 80
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Doing business, Bar scene, Special occasions

Description

Change of owner and business style
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?