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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 168
    Excellent
  • 132
    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
Pleasantly surprised!

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Jeb J
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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371 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 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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Pueblo West, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I had the shrimp tacos with charro beans and there were great. Fresh and flavorful. Will return when I visit SPI. Service solid

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

This was our favorite place on the island. I had an excellent seafood soup which was more than ample for dinner. My friend had excellent shrimp fajitas served with different sides. Nice homey place with fish decor. Very good service. Easy access on the island.

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Verden, Oklahoma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Wonderful fish tacos!... .I'll be going back next year.. My one and only complaint was the fast beat.music was too load. Although, when I asked them to lower the volume, they gladly did so.I would say this restaurant is tops for flavor and service.

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
204 reviews 204 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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83 reviews 83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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
Senior Reviewer
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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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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?