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“Fried Calamari...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cap'n Roy's

Cap'n Roy's
1313 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-9990
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Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Fredericksburg
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Fried Calamari...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Great appetizer - fried calamari, not able to view the bay/coast from the location, good service, beer is cold, priced just right and the service was "reel" friendly! We came here as a review from someone who just spent time on SPI and she recommended the location. I would say Cap'n Roy's is in the top 10 of restaurants on SPI.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Cap'n Roy's - In our SPI Top 5!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Unassuming little place with a bright decor. Good menu selection. Local & visitor patrons when we were there. I had surf & turf, Di had fried shrimp & salad. The strip steak was melt in your mouth delicious. Cooked to perfectlon. The large butterfly shrimp were very good - fresh, lightly battered. Service was great. This place has true Island charm...relaxed, but nice & well maintained. Portions were generous, very reasonable prices. One of the best meals we had on SPI. 2 thumbs up for Cap'n Roy's!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Awesome food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

The shrimp tacos were amazing, the beans were off the hook and the camaritos-absolutely ridiculous! Excellent food for a good price!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Decent food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We went to this restaurant on a Monday night at around 9pm and we had to wait a few minutes for a table. My husband and I both ordered the Surf & Turf which turned out to be a bad idea. We had to wait to 45 min to 1 hour for our food. The food was good but not spectacular. Maybe my review would be better if we did not have to wait so long for our food. At one point we actually considered canceling our order and going to a fast food restaurant.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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woodway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best on Padre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We spent a week in South Padre and had the opportunity to try most of the local restaurants. Nearly all were really good. Cap'n Roy's really stood out. The food and service were excellent. The only downside was the interior space is limited so there may be a wait.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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