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1313 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-9990
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The food was ok... We came because of recommendations we saw online, but the food was just ok... Not the best but okay....

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

wow! I came here on my second day at S.P.I. but they were closing, they offered me ceviche to go but I wanted to seat down and eat warm food so I came back the next day, I asked the waitress to recommend between the special of the day (steak and poblano peppers + sides) or the shrimp tacos... her... More

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Bellville, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife were considering trying out a different dining establishment while staying on South Padre Island and, on an impulse, we pulled into Cap'n Roy's located on the main drag, Padre Blvd. Upon entering we both felt immediately charmed by the ambiance, a down-home authentic eatery where the locals would go. Service was quick, exceedingly friendly, the menu full yet... More

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San Benito, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I enjoyed Roy's because it is very down to earth. Nothing fancy, just good food at a reasonable price. Our food came quickly, it was an mid - afternoon visit and the place was quite.

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27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was not our first choice, but after trying 3 other places, all closed, we ended up here. The place is deserted. We ordered fish tacos and beef tacos with a side of chips and salsa. The chips ($2.50) were brought out cold. I prefer warm. The salsa was ok - just barely has a "kick". The beef tacos ($5.99)... More

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Sugar Land
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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Always stop for a Cap'n Roy's dinner when I'm on the island. The place was pretty vacant on Saturday around 6:00 pm but by 6:30 it was full. Grilled fish platter is always my favorite (check on fish type); they know how to season and cook. Shared two shrimp stuffed with crab, both generous portions. And the Fumi salad and... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

We visit SPI a few times each year, and visit Cap'n Roy's often. It is a very casual and friendly cafe with consistently good food and service. The owner, Leroy, is often there mingling with customers, and making them feel welcome. The fish tacos are delicious, and the shrimp Stuffed Jalapeño is too tasty to describe.

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Kingsville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I were hoping to get some kind of Mexican Seafood type cuisine when the sign said Mexican and Seafood, but it was just pretty much fried seafood with fumi salad. Never heard of fumi salad - All it is Cabbage salad. Good but not excellent.

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Round Rock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I highly recommend this nice little restaurant. It's not fancy but has pleasant decor. Not noisy with loud music so you can enjoy conversation. The staff was very attentive. Most attractive offering is that they serve both great Tex Mex and seafood on their menu. Definitely try the Cameronitas Diablitos. These are bacon, jalapeño and cream cheese wrapped shrimp. Delicious!... More

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

All we wanted was to eat some fresh caught fish. I thought that wasn't too much to ask for considering they are surrounded by water and the owner is a fisherman. There are lot of pictures of him catching fish on the walls. Food comes out and the fried fish is so obviously frozen. My fish is still partially cold... More

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

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