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El Capitan

Tulum Avenue between Alpha and Jupiter Street, Tulum, Mexico
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“ceviche” (88 reviews)
“lobster” (19 reviews)
“quesadilla” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Tulum Avenue between Alpha and Jupiter Street, Tulum, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic, whilst El Capitan is on the rustic side. What it lacks in sophistication it makes up in charm and value. The seafood Ceviche is sublime and the grilled fish is deliciously fresh. whilst not on the beach front in Tulum this is worth...More

Thank Lee K
Reviewed 24 February 2018

You would never think this little place would have some of the best seafood ever! We were told about this place by our cab driver and it did not disappoint. Wonderful birthday dinner. We had a buffet of different dishes. Garlic Shrimp, deep fried whole...More

Thank S1766KRlaurat
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I went there for lunch and ordered a salad. It was very good and cheap. The waiters are friendly and helpful.

Thank Pascal W
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The food was good and prices good. Some of our dishes were excellent like the ceviches and some were really good. The manager/owner was awesome and a pleasure to talk to. Service was good. Not great but good. Be prepared to pay cash as their...More

Thank pupitito
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We stopped by at the suggestion of our hotel's front desk person. She said it was known for its seafood and she was right. The portions are huge and service is quick, but the food is just ok. The taste is not bad, just not...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Had the shrimp tacos as well as the ceviche. Two people ordered the small ceviche and it was a lot of food. For the price very well worth it but don’t let your eyes get bigger than your stomach.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 5 February 2018

My husband and I were in Tulum for 10 days eating breakfast, lunch and dinner in various restaurants around town and the beach road. On our last day, we decided to come here, so we had lots to compare this place with. This was hands-down...More

Thank Chantale W
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Tasty food and really friendly service, we loved it! Had fajitas, but the fish looked amazing too :)

Thank oilib
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Everything is perfect, you have to eat there, we went 3 times in a week! Enjoy fresh fish and seafood in Tulum! Big plate, good taste.

Thank steph d
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Stopped in here because we were staying at the hotel next door, and we wanted a quick meal. The service was very good, but the food was just basic - not at all bad, but nothing I would want to come again for. The food...More

Thank Emily K
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Cameron V
9 November 2017|
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Response from Scott D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can park on the street out front.
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, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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