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Captain Cook Restaurant

$$ - $$$
As featured in One Day in Punta Cana
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food and service was much better the last time I visited this restaurant last year. The food is not bad, but considering the price for your meal and drinks you are doing much better to eat at your all-inclusive resort.

Thank Paul-Maine
Pittsburg, Kansas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was very friendly. Food was great. Did not like the locals coming and asking us to buy things from them. Waiter was very nice and patient. There were 8 of us, and we all had an excellent time.

Thank Lynette F
Fresno, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Punta Cana, you HAVE to come to Captain Cooks. You can pick your own fresh caught food or get the sampler, there's no wrong choices. Also, best Pina Colada on the planet! Seriously! Right on the ocean. Can't say enough good stuff about this place!

Thank oneheavenlyheart
new jersey
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant numerous time and we always love the food and the people that cater to us. This summer we went their three time and enjoyed every minute of our stay. I encourage who ever visits Punta Cana to go and enjoy the delicious food that they have at Captain Cook and by the way ask... More 

Thank RLionel2007
Houston, Texas
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. We were staying up the beach at the occidental grand, and decided to walk down to Captain Cook's on the last day of our vacation. I wish we'd gone sooner! This place is a gem. Right on the beach, great friendly staff, and the food is excellent. We got the mixed grilled seafood for two ($60 US) and it... More 

Thank amanda_n_byrum
Essex, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Read many reviews about this place and was eager to try it. By chance it was a five minute walk along the beach from where we were staying. We had soup to start with, this was out of this world and if I'm honest was enough to class as a main meal. We opted for the fish platter for our... More 

Thank Tony D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice, since we afraid we can't find any where else better so didn't bother to look after our first visit. Oscar is nice who explain everything and serving us. Don't forget to ask for Johnny if you want any excursion tours, or any thing you want to know about the area! Of course price on things can... More 

Thank Nick L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Captain Cook never disappoints. Great food that is so fresh. We had lobster, lagostinos and crab claws. The very best. Restrooms are not for the timid and the service sometimes a little slow, but the food outweighs any negatives!!! Highly recommend. Don't be afraid of the locals, they are all friendly and welcoming!! Just enjoy.

Thank Coleman C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Although the menu prices (in Dominican currency) really didn't seem bad, by the time the waiter converted currency, added the 18% tax, & gave us a total in USD, the price was through the roof. Using a conservative conversion factor, I was expecting my 2 giant crab legs to be @ $15 USD. (Pricing is by the pound & I... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Doral, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I loved the mamajuana there and the LOBSTER!! Food was very Fresh and nice service. Great for family!

Thank neromedina

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $45
Caribbean, Seafood, Spanish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  La Altagracia Province  >  Punta Cana
  • Phone Number: 1-809-552-1061

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?