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Cap'n Roy's

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1313 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-9990
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 167
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  • 129
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not fancy, but good value.

Not much ambiance, but staff are friendly enough (I wouldn't say "reel friendly" like their sign says), and the Mexican food is good for the price. The place was not at all busy when we went for dinner, after not being able to get in at Kelly's. Not sure what that says about Cap'n Roy's!!

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Bankerboy1947
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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367 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Toronto, Canada
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189 reviews 189 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Not much ambiance, but staff are friendly enough (I wouldn't say "reel friendly" like their sign says), and the Mexican food is good for the price. The place was not at all busy when we went for dinner, after not being able to get in at Kelly's. Not sure what that says about Cap'n Roy's!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We had their seafood soup and their grilled shrimp. The service and the meal was very good. Quiet atmosphere in smaller sized dining room. We enjoyed our visit here.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My wife had great stuffed shrimp, but I chose chicken enchiladas and they were delicious. Not much ambience, but good food and services for an affordable price.

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Whitby, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My husband and I ate there yesterday. He enjoyed the shrimp platter with fumi salad and charra beans. I had beef enchiladas with beans. Both meals were very good. This place is known for its seafood and shrimp dishes. We would definitely eat there again.

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Brooklyn, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My husband had the Shrimp Po Boy and I had the Beef Fajitas DELICIOUS !! Would recommend this restraunt to everyone.

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South Padre Island, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

one of my favorite spots for lunch. service & food are always good. and i absolutely love the fish tacos! fumi salad is very good too!

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Great service and great food. Fish & shrimp were battered with panko and super crispy. Kids ate Mexican options with no complaints.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Open Christmas eve and Christmas night. Got the ceviche with avacado. Definitely great. Beer was 3.75 so I would recommend loading up before or after.

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Santa Fe, NM
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86 reviews 86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Nothing extraordinary, just decent seafood and great service in an informal atmosphere. The cabbage slaw (fima salad) is really good and a great change from traditional cole slaw. Highly recommended. Their shrimp salad is also different from the usual, being diced and nicely spiced shrimp over romaine lettuce and chopped tomatoes with sliced avocado garnish. Quite tasty and a real... More 

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Austin, Minnesota, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

drove by this place hundred times finally popped in for lunch. tried the shrimp cook off grand champion. it is delicious! we shared it as an appetizer then had cheese enchiladas. they were very good. date had the fish and shrimp. blackened fish and fried shrimp. it was good. however the cole slaw was the best ever!!! paid $33 FOR... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1313 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: (956) 761-9990

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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

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