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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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Oakhurst, California
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think the high reviews this place gets must be on their regular menu. The Authentic Mexican Sunday Brunch was not that great. If I had know what it was like I would have stuck to the omelet and waffle bar.

Thank Sierrachick2014
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a magical restaurant on the lagoon - perfect for sunsets - wonderful decor, good food, and accommodating waiters and chefs who even made a vegan main course for us!

Thank Tim C
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visit this restaurant January 2017 and we really enjoyed the food, the waiters are very polite. I had the shrimp with coco and my wife had the stuffed crab with pasta, oh man both were very tasteful, you can't miss it.

Thank Andre O
Richmond, Virginia
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174 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been vacationing in Cancun for over 25 years and we have found Captain's Cove restaurant to be of excellent food quality and service. The location on the lagoon side of Cancun island is ideal for dining with a beautiful sunset. Ensure you make reservations for a table outside by the water edge. And bring your camera!

Thank Nelson M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a nice table overlooking the lagoon. Our food was very good and reasonably priced. We enjoyed their sangria and our son loved his pepperoni pizza. Very family friendly.

Thank travelinglibrarian28
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

for a moderately+ priced restaurant, very good food and service. View is nice too. I have gone back each year I've been to Cancun

Thank Chaz02138
Midwest City, Oklahoma
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great meal and atmosphere have been going to captains for 15 yrs never disappointed friends and family all love also. Try to dine on the deck at sunset!

Thank gidley1
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took our family here as we were referred by a friend and the food and atmosphere was great. We really enjoyed it and will go again.

Thank Al C
Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No local flavor. Everything was outstanding but no cultural experience. If you are in Mexico and want to experience something new then go to Mexico outside the strip. Go get lost - so much to see and do so close. Get in an a cab and tell them you want "local". No gringos. They get it and will not put... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Knowing that we would be in Cancun for New Year's Eve, we were advised by our hotel to use the online Roya Resorts restaurant reservation site. Two weeks before our arrival I went online and made dinner reservations for two at 8 pm. I received an e-mail confirmation and was sure we were all set. Nothing on the website mentioned... 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
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
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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?