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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 169
    Excellent
  • 133
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 8
    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
Interesting variety

Cap'n Roy (or someone I assume was Cap'n Roy) greeted us at the door of this small restaurant. We ordered the famous BBQ shrimp along with the guisada -- both were very good. The space is a bit tight and the service was a little slow, but the food was very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2012
jriegel1
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Texas
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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375 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Austin, Texas
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We were in the mood for fresh seafood - peel n eat shrimp and raw oysters were delicious! My daughter and her friends decided to try raw oysters for the first time - it was hilarious! Great food and great service!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012 via mobile

This is a little place but so yummy. We ordered blackened fish fillet platter and grilled fish tacos. The fumi salad was good and blackened fish was very tasty and hot. My husband enjoyed the fish tacos too. Their salsa is different but very good as well. Would love to revisit before leaving.

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Texas
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Cap'n Roy (or someone I assume was Cap'n Roy) greeted us at the door of this small restaurant. We ordered the famous BBQ shrimp along with the guisada -- both were very good. The space is a bit tight and the service was a little slow, but the food was very good.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012 via mobile

We waited awkwardly for about 30 min, the place us small so I felt we were in the way while waiting. We were not greeted when we arrived and we were confused if we were supposed to stay ourselves or sign our name somewhere. After 10 min they finally dived us in. We tried their award winning syrup, four shrimp... More 

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

great value for price! staff friendly, casual , all day dining! highly recommend it!

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

great food , limited seating area........................................................................................................

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Cypress, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Since this place is rather small, we had to wait, but it was worth it. We were starving and ordered fresh guacamole, salsa and queso. Delicious! We then had to decide between seafood or Mexican food. My son got the huge burrito, I think it is called the Beast. My daughter and I enjoyed the seafood platter. Everything was fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012 via mobile

This place has the best fish tacos and fumi salad. You have to try it.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Great food, great value. We ate here first night upon arriving at spi. We find ourselves comparing other places we tried to cap'n roys. Just try it....

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

Seafood is suppose to be good, but I always order Mexican food. It's great Tex-Mex style and cheap. Also has a drive thru if you are in condo and want to eat there

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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: Dining on a budget, Families with children, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?