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Cap'n Roy's

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Mexican, American, Seafood
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1313 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-9990
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 171
    Excellent
  • 135
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 9
    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
Great Fish Tacos

Cap'n Roys...was the last place we ate while in South Padre. Really good food, the fish tacos were great. And the prices were awesome!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Becky P
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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380 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Loved the food here! The seafood was extremely tasty and fresh. Captain Roy was a gentleman. He made our experience awesome!

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Austin, Texas
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Like this spot for both fish or shrimp tacos. They are seasoned well, have rice and beans and it is a great lunch. Have been there numerous times and its always consistent. Stopped here when leaving the Island on our way to airport on Tuesday.

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The old guy was rude. The quesadillas were disgusting as they had way too much cheese and you needed a microscope to find the meat.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Cap'n Roys...was the last place we ate while in South Padre. Really good food, the fish tacos were great. And the prices were awesome!

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McAllen, Texas
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

On our way home from a beach day it's great to do a quick drive thru for ceviche. So, that's just what we did and do every now and then. Ceviche is a bit spicy but soooo good.

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Austin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I would rank Capn Roys as a recommended seafood restaurant for South Padre Island. Menu features both Mexican food and seafood. Portions are generous and seafood tastes fresh. Excellent wait staff and the tall young restaurant manager even came to our table to double check our likability of the meal.

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Omaha
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Seemed to be a lot of locals, and a little disorganized. More like going to someone's home and sitting in their kitchen,

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Recommended to this place by a local and boy was it good! Very authentic and fresh food! The fish tacos hit the spot and the homemade tortillas are very good! Love this spot!!! Will be back!

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Servers need to put attention to their customers, really bad experience in this restaurant, came here by recommendation and was totally wrong, good, great food but poor really poor and bad service

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

No frills here. Very good quality seafood at an affordable price. Especially enjoyed the shrimp tacos and grilled shrimp basket.

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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: Mexican, American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

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