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Cap'n Roy's

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1313 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6723
+1 956-761-9990
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Linn Grove, Iowa
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fish poboy was good. Waitress claimed the fish was "whitefish " think tilapia. The shrimp was also good size and taste. Fries were good. Atmosphere and price were modest. Good service and value. Would go again.

Thank hhouseia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of our favorites on South Padre Island! Great Mexican food and seafood! Friendly staff!!

Thank Marilyn N
Lancaster, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food very watered down. Tacks and chalupas lacked flavor. Ok if you don't like spicy. Salsa lacked flavor. Enchiladas were good.

Thank lizette m
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went specifically because their online menu had oysters on the 1/2 shell for $12.95 (which is the right price for coastal oysters) but we got there and they were $16.95. The lady said, "oh that's been up there for years." Lesson learned. That said, what we did eat was really tasty, the Monday special and the ceviche!!

Thank stefsbox
Springfield, Missouri
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked it. It was a nice surprise for lunch. The food is not what you find at any Mexican restaurant around the country.

Thank snob_foodie_75
Branson, Missouri
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a quick bite for lunch. Have been here 4 years ago. Still had the same great food as before. Definitely low key, not fancy, but great food.

Thank ashkea1920
Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small place had great service. The ambiance was pretty much a small house decorated with, wait for it, stuffed fish and sea decor. Good place for fried seafood and fish and chips.

Thank TapAway
Mission, Texas
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208 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here before and never been disappointed. Their prices are very reasonable. My husband had the blackened seafood soup. It contained shrimp, calamari, veggies and spagetti noodles. He said it had excellent flavor. I ordered the grilled fish & shrimp which came with fries and fumi salad. Love their fumi salad and they have the best fries too!... More 

Thank CathyDArizona
Austin, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

All the meals are delish! We got the world famous, award winning Shrimp Diablo for an app, 6, so everyone could try. I need to just give into and get 10 next time. Amazing taste!

Thank Victopia P
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

I assume it was the owner that greets you at the door, very nice guy! That was the highlight though. The food is no more than average. Also, after you order and get your food...forget about talking to the watress again. We could barely flag her down to pay the bill and get out of there. It was busy in... More 

Thank orfinani

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6723
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-9990

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