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Cap'n Roy's

1313 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6723
+1 956-761-9990
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp tacos” (53 reviews)
“seafood” (96 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1313 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6723
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191 - 200 of 606 reviews

Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

You walk up and captain Roy is there to greet you! We got seated and waited on quickly! They staff was awesome and very friendly! The food was amazing!! It was the best place we ate on the island!!

Thank Tiff80
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Roy's is nothing special. Does not seem like local fish, but oddly most places on the island do not serve much local fish. Roy's is a fairly uneventful dining experience, but I can see how some people like it, because it isn't terrible food, it...More

Thank Mac806
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We went here for dinner on our third night in town. I ordered the fish tacos and was not really impressed. However the beans that came with it were wonderful. Additionally we tried the stuffed jalapeños and the specialty shrimp and they were excellent. Our...More

Thank Jessica_TTU
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Our family of 9 had a great time a capt roys. The food was wonderful the sevice outstanding. Roy greeted every customer. I even got one of his cd s. If your visit spi you must eat here

2  Thank txcav
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Everyone had a different entree and all were excellent. STaff is always friendly and very efficient. Roy was there to direct traffic as usual. We will be back as several times this week.

Thank Oct_Exit
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We were all over the island and largely unimpressed with the restaurants UNTIL we stopped in to Cap'n Roy's! A pretty big clue that we had found a good spot was being greeted by the good Cap'n Roy himself. The restaurant is classic coastal and...More

1  Thank TravelinAmigos
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Went to Cap' Roy's for the first time this week and cannot believe that we overlooked this great place over all the years that we have been coming to SPI. Service was attentive and extremely pleasant. I had the grilled fish tacos which were terrific...More

Thank WiardaM
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Spent most of my life on the Gulf Coast before moving inland, and I sure do miss real Gulf shrimp. Cap'n Roy makes a mean shrimp po boy. The fried fish is also tasty. Ceviche appetizer was a delicious treat. Prices are good. And the...More

1  Thank omtheroadagain
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We went for lunch after a bay fishing trip. They were able to cook our catch and it was delicious. We also had the fish tacos, and seafood pasta that were really good. My 18 year old son didn't care for his fried shrimp much...More

Thank kwdad
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Absolutely great food and service recommended by some good friends of ours we will definitely keep coming back,this is a must stop for us enjoy

Thank Yvette E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, 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: 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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