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“Capt. Fernando Knows His Dorado”
Review of Captain Pablo's

Captain Pablo's
Ranked #67 of 150 Restaurants in Sayulita
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

We hired a fishing boat twice from Patricia at Captain Pablo's. Both times we went out with Captain Fernando, who takes his job quite seriously and who knows his dorado (mahi mahi) about as well as any man can know a fish.

Our first morning out he brought his son Alex, who, at 9, is a budding fisherman in his own right. After about a half hour catching bait (live sardines using a cast net), we went out for the dorado, only a couple hundred yards from shore. Alex stayed busy throwing out sardines and splashing water around the boat -- which is supposed to attract the dorado, and which apparently works, since we landed six nice ones and a spanish mackerel before we begged to go home. Then Alex put his line in and caught probably the biggest one of the day.

The second trip, without Alex, we were less lucky. Just one skipjack before the pouring rain started. We came back drenched and disappointed, but it was hard to blame the captain.

My only complaint is that I thought the restaurant Patricia was at would cook our fish for free. They did cook the fish, and it was excellent, but we paid menu prices. She was, however, nice enough to freeze the rest of our dorado filets for us until we came to get them.

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Reviewed May 18, 2013

After a long day on the water for about 5 US dollars, you can get your fish grilled in many different ways as well as you get chips, salsa, tortillas, rice and beans to go with your fish. Can you think of a better way to end your fishing trip?

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Very friendly service, and delicious sea food.
The beach is simply amazing!
Definitely recommend.
Order the aguachiles if you are not afraid of spicy foods!

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Reviewed April 3, 2013

Service was excellent and the food was very good, and of course you can't beat the setting, I highly reccomend this place for chilling and checking ouT all of the beach scene.

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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Great drinks & guacamole on the beach for sunset. Plenty of chairs & umbrellas, friendly staff & fabulous surf

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