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Captain's Cove

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Blvd Kukulkan Km 16. 5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 885 0016
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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149 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved sitting by the water to watch the sting rays and fish. The Tacos were great - Chicken and beef. Try to get a seat by the water.

Thank Travelqueen8882
Portree, Isle of Skye
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw this restaurant whilst passing on the local bus. Checked up online and impressed with location on line and karaoke night Mondays and Wednesdays. Superb meat and seafood menu. Lovely decor right by lagoon. Service excellent. Surely and turf lobster and filet steak cooked to perfection. Worked out at 50 usd a head for round of drinks and a main... More 

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Eugene, Or
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my second visit. The food was fantastic as was the service. We sat outside and were able to enjoy watching an alligator just below us. I will definitely recommend this place and return.

Thank siskim
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great place, we were greeted by Santiago, who escorted us to our table which was by the ocean. Great view. Our waiter Jesus was just outstanding. The food was a great portion size and the price very fair. Enjoyed the alligator coming up to the pier and watching it graze on customers food. Overall a great place and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always stay at the resort right across the street from Captain's Cove and it is our "go-to" place to eat, usually the first and last night in Cancun. Outside thatched covered deck has wonderful views of the lagoon and spectacular sunsets. The food is very good as is the service.

Thank bogart9999
O'Fallon, Missouri
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great seafood with a view. Great place to watch the sunset.If you're lucky you will see an alligator or crocodile ( can never remember which) swim right up to the back deck. Little pricey but good food worth the trip.

Thank mikennan
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We started our Cancun vacation with dinner at this restaurant and it was great. The food and wine selections were excellent along with a great experience feeding a local crocodile who stopped by..

Thank Rosalba R
Cancun, Mexico
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate this evening at Captain's Cove. I had the Steamed Snapper Filet with Vegetables & a Spinach Salad. My wife had the Sautéed Red Snapper Filet with Rice and Vegetables plus Shrimp Soup. Everything was prepared and served as we would expect - hot things hot on a hot plate and cool things cool on a cool plate. Service... More 

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Glen Carbon, Illinois
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat a special dinner at this establishment each year on our yearly visit. A spacious classy waterside restaurant featuring seafood. We really enjoy the Caesar salad which is made table side with all fresh ingredients.

Thank maxe620
Moore Haven, Florida
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This year we dined at Captain's Cove twice. Both time Saulo was our waiter and showed us how spoiling your guests is done ! The menu continues to include great selections of meat as well as seafood. I had the Chefs Shrimp Trio...and my partner just had to have the lobster......Good choices. Wine list is always exciting and we tried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?