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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp tacos” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (99 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1313 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6723
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1 - 10 of 656 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Three tacos for $10. Got two sides. I got the fumi cabbage salad and added it to my taco. Delicious!

Thank ZiZi A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reliable, tasty seafood. We always love their grilled shrimp and fumi salad. Eating in can be hit or misss on service.

Thank Birdbet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They need to rethink their choice of salsa. It was watery and not what you would expect to pay for as a chips/salsa appetizer. Nothing stood out as exceptional except our service. Our waitress was very good and friendly.

Thank RoxDavis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the friendliest staff and The food was really good too. They make you feel like family. My kids even said they wish Roy was our uncle.

Thank Ashley J
Reviewed 8 April 2018

My semi annual review of one of the better sea foods places on the island. My reviews are always consistent as CR's is always consistently good. My date and I split two stuffed jalapenos (just the right temperature, and not too much breading in the...More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Amazingly, there is no good Mexico restaurants on SPI. This in spite of being near to the Rio Grande Valley and Mexico. Capt Roy’s is no exception. There only claim to fame is 12” tortillas, which are awkward and just too big! No chips and...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Had a great meal tonight. Excellent service. Friendly staff as advertized. Will go back next time i am here.

Thank Canuck-Traveller-999
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This plce is a staple for island locals. Food is great, service with a smile even when it is jammed!

1  Thank Sheree D
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We stopped in for dinner, was greeted at the door by a very friendly gentleman that was also there to hold the door for us when we left. My husband had the seafood plate and I not being a fish/seafood lover had the El Capitan...More

Thank wyoconnie
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Really good food. We had 1/2 dozen raw oysters, blackened fish tacos & shrimp tacos. Good price for quality food. And we forgot our credit card at the table & a server ran out to the parking lot to return it.

Thank Michelle P
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Questions & Answers
2 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from CaptainSPI | Reviewed this property |
Crab is not a common item on any restaurant menu on SPI. If it is, it is most likely a frozen, imported variety. Stick with the local fish and shrimp! You'll be hooked.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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