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Cantina Captiva

14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-0248
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“tacos” (62 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We pulled up at 8:30pm (they are advertised open until 10:00pm), they watched us pull up, and came out and turned the open sign off as we were getting out of the car. We came inside and they very rudely told us they were closed....More

Thank luvs2travel247
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. Dined here 3 times during our 12 day stay on the island. The staff are so welcoming and friendly. It’s really casual and has a great island feel. The pork fajitas are so moist and tasty, as are the margaritas!

Thank redloveworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was visiting family that was vacationing on Captiva. We went to dinner on Cinco De Mayo. We wanted to sit outside. The pic-nic tables were very uncomfortable though the atmosphere was wonderful. Unfortunately the food was average. My husband and I ordered the enchilada trio,...More

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small Mexican restaurant on Captiva Island, Florida, and they served quite possibly the best steak fajitas I have ever had with a yummy frozen margarita! Fairly good sized portions. Outdoor eating space. Family atmosphere. Will definitely be back!!

Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Our whole family loves this restaurant. It starts with a great homemade salsa and chips. So many incredible great things: chili reneo, enchiladas, and don't forget great rice, beans. Don't forget great gaucomole. Our favorite Marguerite's.

Thank mmcw9989
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Food was not fresh, and when on an island surrounded by fresh fish you would expect the seafood fajitas to be fresh. The fajitas pictured only came with three small soft tortillas the size of my hand and when I asked for a fourth tortilla...More

Thank RUBusinessman
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, good atmosphere. Service was impressive and with humour - very quick to both take orders (almost too quick) and to give us our food. Consideration given to our children’s needs. Lovely meal. Loved guacamole. All 5 of us loved our meals.

Thank HertsKatie
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Worst. Service. Ever. Unbelievable - once we were finally seated, took over 25 mins to take our order! Not busy either.

Thank KrisNielsen008
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We have had good experiences and we have had ok experiences. We go here when we need our Mexican Food fix. The chips and guacamole are good. The margaritas are good. The service can be slow. They were out of queso blanco and a few...More

Thank stltwinmom
Reviewed 1 April 2018

My wife and I came for dinner. Hostess was disorganized in taking names and seating waiting parties. Having made it to the front of the line, we were told inexplicably that she could not seat parties of two, which I took as her way to...More

Thank StuO639
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0248
Enjoy a spicy and unique atmosphere while savoring the fine Mexican and Southwestern cuisine at Cantina Captiva. Try our homemade guacamole - “The green stuff!” It's made fresh daily. Served with a side of pico de gallo, and warm corn tortilla chips or perhaps you prefer something a little spicier? We've got you covered with our stuffed cheese jalapeno poppers served with a side of fiesta ranch dressing. Looking for a salad to suit your fancy? Choose a taco salad or a fajita salad with your choice of chicken breast, steak or shrimp on top of crisp lettuce topped with lots of goodies. Of course, we have the traditional Mexican food favorites like fajitas, enchiladas, tacos, and burritos. Feeling more non-traditional? Choose our chef's favorites - Shrimp Diablo – Gulf Shrimp sautéed with our chef’s secret chipotle marinade, or Tequila-Lime Shrimp. Complement your meal with a choice of imported or domestic beers or perhaps an icily refreshing margarita!
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