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Cantina Captiva

Mexican, Southwestern
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14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
239-472-0248
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Muncie, Indiana
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the food was VERY good, our overall dining experience was NOT. Our waiter was very rude and condescending to us when we ordered our food and pretty much everytime we asked for anything. Our family was all shocked at how he seemed to almost "scold" us when my stepdaughter asked for a burrito with only beans inside, or when... More 

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Thank Kim R
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and atmosphere is pretty cool, parking flat out sucks, they have maybe 12 spaces total. Once we got in we opted to sit outside instead of wait for a table. The service was pretty good, food was ok. We left our decorated 1$ along with the thousands of others that coat the whole place.

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Thank Jarimmy A
Napa, California
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped here for lunch exploring captiva island. Place was not that busy. Food was amazing and sevice fast. Kids loved food. We had chicken fajitas and burritos. Salsa was fresh and delish. For a quick bite it will do. Place is covered in real dollar bills with people leaving a message on them. It is all over and even outside... More 

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West Chester
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little Mexican style cuisine and very reasonable on the wallet. If you go, make sure that you are prepared and have some bug spray with you. Other than that we have no other complaints about this little place!

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Thank Michael B
Southlake, Texas
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We never had a full meal here, instead opting to stop in a few times for margaritas, chips and queso, guacamole and quesadillas. The food here is fine-typical Mexican fare, but awesome to accompany a few margaritas. The mango margarita was my favorite. The atmosphere is the charm of Cantina Captiva - patrons write on dollar bills and staple/tape them... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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504 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't deny the appeal of writing on a dollar bill and adding it to the walls that are already papered with them. It's fun to come back and try to find yours again years later. Chips were stale, given the moist environs, but service was prompt and friendly.

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Thank annieb40
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at south seas over the holiday weekend and took the short walk here, great strawberry margaritas and yummy food, excellent service too!

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Thank Deanna N
Tampa, Florida
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On vacation over the 4th of july holiday. Stopped in for only a drink but stayed for dinner. Cantina Captiva is a fun restaurant and worth the stop. Staff was friendly and the shrimp fajitas were great. We will be back

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Thank pope2001
Crossville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must confess that my husband and I are not fanatics of Mexican food, however our family decided to have dinner here so we went along with the idea, to my surprise the place is very cute, the environment relaxed and the chicken fajitas were delish!!!

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Thank Juanandbarbarasalces
Avenel, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriends and I were here for a weekend getaway. Found this place on Yelp. The food was so good. Atmosphere was fun. There were dollar bills all over the restaurant that people who have visited and left their mark or a fun message. Would definitely recommend if you looking for yummy Mexican food! I had the shrimp Diablo and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: 239-472-0248

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?