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Cantina Captiva

14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-0248
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (58 reviews)
“burrito” (53 reviews)
“tacos” (73 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for dinner after passing on this place for years, but my wife wanted to try it. I wasn't expecting much with the so-so ratings, and the dollar bills plastered everywhere struck me as a little odd when I walked in, but it was...More

Thank BizTravlinMan37
Reviewed 5 days ago

dollar bills on the walls don;t enhance the atmosphere of a mexican restaurant or improve the flavor of the food.

Thank ron p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming to Captiva for over 14 Years and had always passed on the Cantina regardless of how much our kids begged. We decided to take them to lunch there this last week. The chips were very stale. The Tostada shell was stale,...More

Thank onehappyhiker
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend had said good things about this stop on the commercialized Captiva strip (just north of Andy Rosse drive), and he was dead-on right as rain. I definitely didn't expect this level of authenticity on true Mexican in a place like Captiva, and there...More

1  Thank Cowslower
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is one of the less expensive on Captiva Island and has average food. The service was excellent, the atmosphere funky and the food was decent. The tamales were excellent. They were hand made and you could tell. The entrees were just average. The...More

Thank NanCharlotte_NC
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was packed and shortstaffed but we were seated outside and taken care of promptly. The food was delicious and arrived in a timely manner. Our server/bartender was not stressed about the situation and she was funny. We enjoyed ourselves tremendously and loved the...More

Thank Gabriella A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have rated this restaurant 5 stars as we had a really enjoyable lunch here! The waiters were very friendly and attentive and the food was delicious! Very nice atmosphere too.

Thank Hollyaurora
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, our server Taliah was great! Very kind and very attentive! The house made hot sauce is fantastic and if you use enough it will satisfy most any need to melt your face. The Carnitas burrito was excellent, the beef tacos were also...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there early for dinner with no expectations since many restaurants on island have standard flavor. We were all pleasantly surprised!! The food was delicious and our server was entertaining. The children were happy and loved the decor. Yep, it has a little dust but...More

Thank Carolyn J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute cantina decorated with dollar bills from people all over the world. Homemade Mexican Food. Yummy! I loved their version of chili relleno.

Thank Linda V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0248
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