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Cap'n Roy's

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1313 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-9990
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch right after a boat tour. We were seated right awayn& food was ready in a short time. The food was pretty good and for a reasonable price. Staff was pretty friendly & kept checking our table. Overall, I truly recommend this restaurant. My family & I will def stop by here when ever we return to SPI.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good prices for the food. My boyfriend order the Fabulous taco and I ordered the Fish Shrimp Combo. The stuff jalapenos ere bomb!

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Thank Karla C
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small, cute restaurant. Servers were good and attentive. Good prices! I ordered a combination fajita plate and was kind of disappointed! The chicken meat was not white meat and it came only with one HUGE tortilla. I ended up making a burrito.

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Thank Nelja5
San Antonio, Texas
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm sure baked and broiled seafood here is also good. I was craving fried and it hit the spot! We walked in for lunch, got seated and served pretty quickly.

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Thank Diane G
McAllen, Texas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the grilled fish tacos and a giant fajita taco, but the appetizer was disappointing. It was supposed to be a "botana" of chips, cheese, salsa and guacamole, but, since they were apparently out of guacamole, brought us two giant bowls of hot cheese and store-bought salsa. #fail. Also, what seemed to be the owner was loudly yelling at... More 

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Thank Spurs65
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was ok certainly not anything special but it was reasonably priced. The service was ok again nothing to write home about but it was edible and thier famous shrimp was good... better than I would expect at a Mexican restaurant but not anything special for a seafood place. It was decent Mexican food but everything was just ok.

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Thank Theresa M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good and the service was good but did not like the mandatory 18% tip. The prices were what you would expect.

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Thank chubbymommy2
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After many years of visiting SPI we have narrowed our list of frequently visited restaurants. Roy's is one of our go to places. Fish tacos is a family favorite. Always crowded so expect a wait. Staff is always running to speed delivery of food. Capn Roy is often around to chat with you while you wait. We will return for... More 

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Thank Oct_Exit
San Antonio
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When traveling to vacation hotspots like SPI, it's sometimes hard to find places that aren't tourist traps. Thankfully, Cap'n Roys isn't one of those places. It has a legitimately freindly staff, fair prices, good food with healthy portion sizes, and nice decor. My family and I travel to SPI at least once a year. Cap'n Roys is now on our... More 

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Thank rmart78
San Antonio, United States
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9 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at this restaurant is cheap but terrible. My family actually got sick after eating here. Don't go to this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, 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: 1313 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: (956) 761-9990

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