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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
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 202
    Excellent
  • 146
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pretty good, fun

Good location, good food, good beer (hard to screw beer up). Had a fun lunch, waiting for everyone else to get in town, can't really complain

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Nate H
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Denver, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Denver, Colorado
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132 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Good location, good food, good beer (hard to screw beer up). Had a fun lunch, waiting for everyone else to get in town, can't really complain

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Greeted by Captain Roy, good food, great staff. The food was fresh, the service was excellent and personal. Loved it!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The place was recommended by a friend, we were seated and forgotten. This place was not busy at all,we waited for approximately 15 minutes for a waitress to knowledge us. I will never recommend this place to any of my family or friends. I felt they didn't need my business, so we left and dined @ pirate Landing.

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Lorena
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Very impressed to have been met and greeted at the door of a busy restaurant by Cap N Roy himself. The staff was very friendly and the atmosphere was nice. Service was great and quick.

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Waco
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

You walk up and captain Roy is there to greet you! We got seated and waited on quickly! They staff was awesome and very friendly! The food was amazing!! It was the best place we ate on the island!!

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Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Roy's is nothing special. Does not seem like local fish, but oddly most places on the island do not serve much local fish. Roy's is a fairly uneventful dining experience, but I can see how some people like it, because it isn't terrible food, it just isn't as high-quality seafood as I prefer. Mostly just deep-fried fair with not much... More 

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Keller, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went here for dinner on our third night in town. I ordered the fish tacos and was not really impressed. However the beans that came with it were wonderful. Additionally we tried the stuffed jalapeños and the specialty shrimp and they were excellent. Our friend ordered the pasta with poblano cream sauce and it was absolutely fantastic. I would... More 

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waco,tx
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our family of 9 had a great time a capt roys. The food was wonderful the sevice outstanding. Roy greeted every customer. I even got one of his cd s. If your visit spi you must eat here

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Everyone had a different entree and all were excellent. STaff is always friendly and very efficient. Roy was there to direct traffic as usual. We will be back as several times this week.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We were all over the island and largely unimpressed with the restaurants UNTIL we stopped in to Cap'n Roy's! A pretty big clue that we had found a good spot was being greeted by the good Cap'n Roy himself. The restaurant is classic coastal and the food was outstanding. Excellent and beyond any comparison on South Padre Island to be... 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: Mexican, American, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?