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Captain's Cove

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Blvd Kukulkan Km 16. 5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 885 0016
12:00 - 23:00
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Fargo, North Dakota
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I recently stayed at the Omni which is directly across the street and we'd heard from another couple that we should give this place a try. We are so glad we did...to start with...when we were seated on the deck which overlooks the lagoon and provides a great view of the city lights of Cancun...they could've served... More 

Thank Kevin V
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Captain's Cove is a good restaurant. But I have a tip for those of you who like your fish cooked the way I do. I like fish that has been pan fried with a little bit of browning evidenced by a light crust. I never know how to order it. So my husband and I ordered the grouper which was... More 

Thank grammiejaney
Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took a party of seven to the Captain's Cove. The opening round of drinks and appetizers were delightful. The guacamole was very fresh and season just a bit spicy which I enjoy. The soups and fish main courses were exceptionally well prepared and presented. The wait staff was very helpful and accommodating, as our group included vegetarians and some... More 

Thank Prairiedog17
Branson, Missouri
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Captain's Cove Restaurant is centrally located in the hotel zone and serves excellent food choices from fresh fish, chicken, beef etc. As a bonus the meals are reasonably priced. The atmosphere is very nice with a great water view and sunset.

Thank harrisgos
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really spectacular food available, especially the Catch of the Day. Try to leave room for dessert (I dare you) and you won't be disappointed. We should have shared a dessert since neither of us could finish ours. It was difficult to stop even after we were overfull.

Thank DMC_Indy
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

excellent restaurant on the lagoon. large place, has Karaoke for entertainment evenings. Food was terrific, atmosphere was great.

Thank Brett T
Nottingham, UK
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208 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place seems to cater mainly for the simpler palate. Lots of food was fried and not really making the most of local cooking. The views at the back are lovely and staff friendly in that fake American way. We were generally disappointed with the food here. It is the main restaurant I think from one of the hotels across... More 

Thank Renze
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here because it was included in our all inclusive package at our hotel. What a great place! Great selection & food was delicious. We went at 6:30 & there were 7 in our group - 5 adults & 2 kids. We were seated right away. Didn't wait long for our food either.

Thank jlc1279
Burnsville, MN
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the fresh shrimp cocktail and the grilled shrimp dinner. Captains Cove is an authentic seafood restaurant across the boulevard from the OMNI CANCUN.

Thank COBBurnsville_MN
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat on the patio overlooking the water. This was such a beautiful setting in the evening. The service was friendly and responsive and the food and drink were very good.

Thank Chris W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd Kukulkan Km 16. 5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 885 0016
Restaurant owned by Royal Resorts Group , which specializes is the fresh fish and seafood in addition to a wide variety of choices for all tastes. We have a privileged view of the Nichupte Lagoon and every afternoon we can watch the awesome sunset of the Mexican Caribbean with the crocodiles who visit us each evening.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?