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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” (225 reviews)
“shrimp” (151 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 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Captains Cove - was a recommendation of the property manager at our condo rental. Very good seafood and service. We will definitely be back!

Thank SenorGreggo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to the Captain's Cove every time we are in Cancun. They offer truly fresh Seafood. wife loves the whole Snapper or Grouper. The servers are always attentive and friendly. If you go in the eve, the mosquitos can be a problem on the...More

Thank DonDory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant. Service is awesome. Next to the lagoon and at night, a crocodile comes up to the edge and you can take pictures. It just lives in the lagoon. Shrimp 3 way is a great meal; grouper is delicious; shrimp cocktail...More

Thank Juan P R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this all inclusive hotel, was hateful, (Iberostar Cancun, read my review) so on Sunday we checked out early to go to have real breakfast at one of my favorite restaurants in Cancun. As always, service is amazing, the food was warm, tasty...More

Thank JC77Murguia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sad to say we have loved coming to this restaurant for over 20 years. But now that it's part of the all inclusive royal resorts it has totally changed. We came with a large family and service was slow! It took us 2 1/2...More

1  Thank Rosntmy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat on the deck to enjoy the beautiful sunset and dinner. Recommend bringing bug spray and/or ask your waiter. Our waiter was generous to share bug spray for the misquotes biting our ankles at dusk. During dinner, we were accompanied by the interesting crocodile...More

Thank Nicky C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here while on vacation with family. Seated near the dock and enjoyed ceviche and salads. When entrees came out both mine and husbands were not only over cooked but also less than warm. Boys had special which was seafood alfredo which was ok but...More

Thank amycweir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This use to be a great place to eat. Now that they have changed into a all inclusive part of the Royal Resorts, it is weak at the very best. The Service was terrible. We only got half of the things we ordered. The food...More

Thank RossA65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Captain's Cove for years and each experience is always excellent. The waiters are very knowledgeable, helpful and the service is wonderful. There seafood is fresh and delish! If you can get a table outside next to the lagoon and watch...More

Thank LindaS1234567890
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here because it was part of the all-inclusive package with our resort. We had a large party of 19, booked the reservation way in advance for 5 PM (not optimal, but all they had), and when e showed up they didn't have our...More

Thank Katrine13568
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abbi v
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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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
Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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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