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Captain's Cove

Blvd Kukulkan Km 16. 5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 885 0016
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (227 reviews)
“shrimp trio” (19 reviews)
“prime rib” (41 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Blvd Kukulkan Km 16. 5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Captains Cove as a family as it was part of our all inclusive package from the Royal Sands. The staff were very friendly and helpful, very good 👍 really enjoyed the food, great quality and good portion size. Recommended! The only disappointment...More

Thank Dona S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the restaurant for Sunday brunch. The atmosphere was nice, but the food was just okay. The fruit was not sweet. This is a buffet, so you can eat as much as you want. Maybe the dinner is better. I would not go...More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of the food was bland or bad tasting mush. The crab dish and the crab stuffed shrimp were grey and mushy. The mashed potatoes were really weird, sweet and very dense. The calamari was deep fried rubber bands. When we asked if the calamari...More

Thank marjw458
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this place based on reviews, it said that the prices were cheap to regular, no, it's expensive, I ordered camarones al mojo de ajo, I got six shrimps a cup of mashed potatos and some vegetables, I wouldn't mind spending so much...More

Thank devianpctek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are uncomfortably full from how delicious this food was. We couldn't stop. Definitely try the mixed ceviche. My picture is of my entree of octopus and shrimp risotto. Delicious. Drinks are great too.

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant while in Cancun for the day because it is part of the Royal Resorts all-inclusive package. Most items are included in the all-inclusive package though a few items require a surcharge. We had the shrimp cocktail and lobster bisque soup for...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried both dinner and the breakfast buffet. Both meals were very good at a reasonable price. The breakfast buffet had a lot to choose from, and if you're adventurous, try it all! It was all very good. We came back for dinner a few nights...More

Thank MrGodzilla
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this out as it was part of our all inclusive resort package. Big mistake! Our party of four ordered appetizers (ceviche, fried calamari , and onion bread). The ceviche and onion bread were tasty. The calamari was similar in taste and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Captain's Cove Sunday because it's across from our hotel and had good reviews. I told a girl in the front to give us a nice table because we were celebrating our anniversary. I guess I shouldn't said anything because they gave us the...More

Thank ed L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

been going to captains cove for thirty years.good food..water front dining..sevice is consistently good ..price is very afforable

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June 22, 2017|
Response from Daniel S | Reviewed this property |
I love hugo !!!! he is the only reason i would go back
June 3, 2017|
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Response from Angela R | Reviewed this property |
We do not usually have the prime rib, therefore I am not much help here. I am sorry.
August 30, 2016|
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Response from jjloar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are listed. My husband ordered the surf and turf every time we went for a 10 or 12$ upcharge, but it was totally worth it; lobster tail and 6 oz steak
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd Kukulkan Km 16. 5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 885 0016
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Restaurant owned by Royal Resorts Group , which specializes is the fresh fish and seafood in addition to a wide variety of choices for all tastes. We have a privileged view of the Nichupte Lagoon and every afternoon we can watch the awesome sunset of the Mexican Caribbean with the crocodiles who visit us each evening.
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