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El Capitan

Caribbean, Seafood, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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Ext. Sur #511, Dorado, Puerto Rico
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There are not that many restaurants in Dorado, but if you are there and want to try the local food this is a good place to go. It is not a fancy place but you are there for the food which is very good. Plates are of considerable size so you might want to share. I had the mofongo with... More 

Thank Margherite M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I went with my grandma to have late lunch, and that they was the lobster offer, the service was perfect, it has access for wheelchairs, the food was good, and the personal attend us so kindly. I reccomend it

Thank Fatima F
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

We visited El Capitan last weekend for dinner and were very happy with our meal. I had the seafood and rice bowl and my friend had the steak and both were delicious. We had a hard time finding the restaurant as the GPS did not recognize the address on the internet but once we go there were very happy with... More 

Thank AMSC70
Puerto Rico
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the Dorado area! I could away count on an excellent meal at this place. They always have a fresh fish catch of the day and their lobster is awesome. It is a small family owned restaurant off the main drag of Dorado behind the Banco Popular but a very popular locals place.... More 

Thank Robuscg
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The treatment by the employees was excellent and the Lobster fill with seafood was super delicious. I will recommend this restaurant anytime

Thank Enid D
Dorado, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a simple and small family runned resturant. Opens from Thurday to Sundays. Delicious fresh fish and fresh lobster. Excellent ceviche!

1 Thank CristinaStubbe1
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Had reservations, staff very friendly and helpful. We both had lobster special. Mine included shrimp, octopus and two kinds of conch. Not as good as east coast lobster in the US, but fresh and filling. Definitely recommend to anyone looking for fresh lobster

1 Thank Larry H
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

First and last visit! Parking: in the street. Food amount: Average. Food quality: The mofongo was too salty, without any taste. Drinks: I asked for an ice tea and was extremely sweet. Service: I had to ask for a glass of water on two times, waitress need more customer service skills! Price vs value: Spend $140, for a party of... More 

Thank Naidafer
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

My boyfriend and bff loved the lobster. Problem, we came on a super popular night and the restaurant ran out of lobster. They did get more but we were in the restaurant for a long time. The boys are still talking about their lobster. I am not mad at the restaurant, they still worked to fill the order and when... More 

Thank Rachel L
Elkridge, Maryland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

The lobster deal on Thursday is incredible...make a reservation or wait 2hrs for food. Anything other than lobster or the conch salad was meh.

1 Thank Sara M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Seafood, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ext. Sur #511, Dorado, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Dorado
  • Phone Number: 787-278-0011
Phone 787-278-0011 Great food!!! Great people!!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?