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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
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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EAGAN, MN
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Looking for a change from the deep fried fare offered in too many places on the island we decided to try Cap'n Roy's for some Mexican. Not a fancy place and no hard liquor but the service and food were very good. We had a great meal with homemade tortillas and left the place well fed and happy. Recommend you... More 

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Thank MN_TRAVLER_46
Huntington
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have always had great food and good service. Everything is very good or the Roy will make it right.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best fish taco I've had in a long time. Everything about it was good from the corn tortilla to the fish to the cabbage and sauce. The staff were as friendly as ever and service was great. A MUST if you are on the island.

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Thank Marybelle N
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great. Service was even better. Try the stuffed crab and stuffed jalapenos. Both were super z

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Linn Grove, Iowa
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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.

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Thank hhouseia
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

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

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Thank Marilyn N
Lancaster, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

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

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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 January 2017 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!!

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Springfield, Missouri
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 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.

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Branson, Missouri
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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?