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El Capitan

Tulum Avenue between Alpha and Jupiter Street, Tulum, Mexico
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (83 reviews)
“lobster” (16 reviews)
“quesadilla” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Central American
$$ - $$$
Tulum Avenue between Alpha and Jupiter Street, Tulum, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 270 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

No frills great value feast. Good service and battered shrimp tacos were banging! Also friendly cats

Thank Rory K
Reviewed yesterday

This place was walking distance from our hotel and was recommended by the staff there, It was somewhat late and we wanted to get a good meal in. The seafood and ceviche was amazing. The garlic mayo sauce just made everything you put it on...More

Thank Eduardo S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this restaurant. The BEST chips, garlic mayo and salsa( try the habanero one, super hot but SO tasty). We have been 3 times so far and have fallen in love with the atmosphere as well as Carlos, our server( we have had him all...More

Thank eishag5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here about 4 times and loved the seafood so much we kept coming back. I liked it so much i bought a t shirt from them. Stick to the seafood, everything is good. The garlic mayonnaise is also different and amazing

Thank Kelvin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff and fantastic food. We ate here most nights we stayed in Tulum. The seafood rice (Paella) is a must try, it so fresh and very generous sizing.

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A typical restaurant for the area, it was recommended by a local, and we enjoyed it. The service was good, food tasty and plentiful, with ice cold beer, how can you go wrong? The prices were tourist average.

Thank Scott D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food. Really awesome people. Definitely coming back. Veggie options are as expected around here. Veggie quesadillas,etc.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a full day of hiking the nearby Mayan ruins, snorkeling on the reef and playing on the beach we had a great lunch at El Capitan. The seafood was super fresh. The portions were huge and the prices very fair. Since the restaurant is...More

Thank chris c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect place if you want to eat a good meal, for a really good price, and with a good service. I would go there again without a doubt

Thank Nicolas F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The setting of this restaurant is nice and the prices are reasonable. The service was quick and friendly and the portions are huge. We didn't order any seafood which may be way better than the food we had but we did not rate the food...More

Thank Liz W
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15 October 2016|
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Response from Jcquan | Reviewed this property |
They accept credit cards Prices are very good as it caters to locals
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tulum Avenue between Alpha and Jupiter Street, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
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