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Capitan Cook

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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Change of owner and business style
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 104
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
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
A MUST go on the beach.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Danielle M
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Calgary, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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174 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Calgary, Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
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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Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

One of the best spots on the beach to get chairs,umbrella, food and drinks. The owner does need to throw out all his chairs and start over with new. Too many broken chairs with nails protruding. Great wait staff just invest some of your profits into new chairs.

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North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It was hard to chose which restaurant to patronize. Some wanted 250 pesos just to sit there. Capitan Cook's did not have such a charge & we were very happy with this place. The mixed drinks were delicious. The fish & the chicken burritos were fresh & hot & contained peppers rather than beans/rice,etc. Our server Hortensia was attentive &... More 

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Mexico
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

After walking on the beach, we came back to Captain Cooks restaurant. We chose the beach chairs under an umbrella with a table. Jose talked to us as we walked by and we returned after our walk. Others offered us tables for 250 pesos for the day just for table and chairs plus the food and drinks. At Cooks, the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is one of a string of places crammed table to table along the beach, and honestly, it's hard to tell where one starts and one ends. By chance, we ended up here on day 1, and grabbed a bucket of Pacifico to watch the world (and the vendors) parade on by. Yes, saying "no, gracias" can get tiresome, but... More 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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?