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El Capitan

1 Aqua Ave., Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“oysters” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Latin, Bar, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1 Aqua Ave., Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a fantastic view with great local drinks and food. Super service too. Great margaritas and enchiladas. We eat here every time we are in town.

Thank ktaddie
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The service was OK, the restaurant was not busy at all and it took over an hour to get our food and it was not good at all.

Thank bolzR
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Stopped here for lunch and everything was great. Good drinks, waiters kept our water glasses filled and the guacamole was really tasty. Their tortilla chips are thin, crispy, and nicely salted. I ordered shrimp tacos and everyone else in my group ordered the nachos. I...More

Thank remra4209
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Have been here a few times since and this restaurant is on our go to list at least bi-weekly. The flounder meal is outstanding as well as the enchiladas and the appetizers of oysters and the taco chips and guacamole and salsa. Great variety, great...More

Thank Solgirl2014
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

If you came this far to Rocky Point and didn’t go to the Casa del Capitan you certainly have missed half of your vacation, and probably half of the resort’s history - the restaurant has innumerable photos of early days of this quaint seaside town...More

Thank Ivo D
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

On top of a hill overlooking the ocean and bay areas. Spectacular sunset views, looking down into the Fish Market area bubbling with activities! The food, dtinks and staff were excellent and inexpensive!!

Thank I3302FFangels
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

The views are spectacular. Sea of Cortez, sunset, fishing boats, city and malecon views. A little difficult to find the driving entrance. It veers off the main road as you are headed to the malecon and curves up and around the small mountain. You turn...More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Great drinks, good food, fun, festive atmosphere. Breathtaking views over the harbor and Malecon. Go at sunset!

Thank shellyb1023
Reviewed March 8, 2018

This place has the finest view in P.P. The food is good and the folks are friendly. It is a bit noisy but tolerable. If it is windy, eat inside.

Thank edward s
Reviewed March 1, 2018

The meals are high quality and large volume. Party of six and all meals were different and excellent. We came at 5:30 the waiter Alberto was excellent and attentive ate supper with a beautiful sunset in the background

Thank 994lylec
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Stuart H
March 20, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Aqua Ave., Puerto Penasco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Puerto Penasco
  • Phone Number: 383-5698
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