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Capitan Cook

Gaviotas 490, Sayulita 63732, Mexico
+52 3292913985
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Ranked #50 of 86 Restaurants in Sayulita
Price range: $10 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Change of owner and business style
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Mexico
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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française au mexique
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I don t recommend you to go there, portions of food are really small for the price. We asked for lobster and it was really tiny, same for the fish ceviche, it was really small and it didn t have a lot fish in it, it was more tomato and oignon than fish. Also the shrimp coktail had like 5... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stay an afternoon at Captain Cook, a beach bar/restaurant, where we could have an excellent time at the beach, get cold beer with reasonable prices and nice seafood as fish tacos, sarandeado fresh fish. The service was ok, seafood fresh and the only annoying part of the day was the dozens of people offering you different products on the... More 

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Kent UK
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Visit here as part of our trip to Sayulita. Sat on chairs at front overlooking ocean deciding what to have when American guy who had been coming for 10 years recommended the coconut shrimps. Take our advice - if you like shrimps (prawns UK style!) and coconut - you just got to have them. Very good prices and service.

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Victoria B.C.
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We took the bus to Sayulito from Bucerias to experience the beach there , to see the town and the surfing community. After a walk around the town, which was very different from PV and even Bucerias where we were staying we decided to stop for a drink and to enjoy the beach. We had no idea what to do... More 

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Wayland, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Great Margaret's and the flank steak tacos were awesome! Thanks for the great service Ernesto! Great location, free WiFi, prices are good, just a great place for lunch on the beautiful beach of Sayulita.

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

A large group of us parked here for a beach day. The food was okay and the drinks (although overpriced) were tasty. Our server was impolite and tried to add extra items to our bill. That was a major turnoff.

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Lennox Head, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Me and my group of friends sat here many days on the beach and had some great cocktails (Miami vice and Margarita's are winners). Apart from the location and drinks though, this place is average. The fish tacos lacked any kind of flavour, ceviche was average and prawn cocktail horrible! To top it off, the service is very slow and... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This open air restaurant on the beach is Sayulita has a wonderful setting - beach, sand, sea, sun. That's the only thing good about it. The service was okay but it didn't make up for the truly BAD food. The coconut shrimp were coated in a thick tasteless batter that we ended up peeling off and eating the naked shrimp... More 

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Additional Information about Capitan Cook

Address: Gaviotas 490, Sayulita 63732, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 3292913985
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Sayulita
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 80
Cuisine: Mexican

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