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El Capitan

) #176 of 698 Restaurants in Vigo ££ - £££ Seafood, Spanish
Rua Triunfo 5, 36202 Vigo, Spain
+34 986 22 09 40
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
7 Dec 2015
“Good food but only average due to the noise and the service”
6 Dec 2015
“Lovely food and surroundings but expensive”
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Seafood, Spanish
££ - £££
Rua Triunfo 5, 36202 Vigo, Spain
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Reviewed 7 December 2015

I was looking forward to visiting this restaurant and enjoying their seafood. Their shellfish were fantastic but could have been a little warmer, the sole Meuniere was great. What I did not like was the very slow service; not that our waitress was not working...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Great food, lovely surroundings but service was poor. Not the waitresses fault, she was trying to look after a lot of tables on her own. Food was faultless but ended up extremely expensive for Vigo at €50 a head. Be careful with the prices as...More

Thank sakigrant
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Very close to downtown and many hotels in the neighbourhood. It offers the best local products from the Bay of Vigo. I suggest Empanada and monkfish (rape rebozado). Jaime is a great chef and the restaurant is well served however is not cheap, 30-40 euros...More

Thank alberto c
Reviewed 24 January 2015

Restaurant meson el capitan Vigo I went to this restaurant with a native from Vigo as a recommendation from him for good fish and it was quite good. I decided to leave the decision for the starter to him and we went for octopus a...More

Thank JohnnyTbravo
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Four of us ate dinner here. The food was ok, we had a seafood broth to start which was very good. One of our party ,facing the kitchen saw them taking fish from the freezer. The owner spent a great deal of time chatting and...More

Thank PMDSW13
Reviewed 28 May 2014

After being disappointed by the pulpo (octopus) at another restaurant, we decided to check out the octopus at El Capitan. We first ordered a plate of gambas al ajillo, which came out of the kitchen almost immediately and were delicious! The pulpo was also good....More

Thank elleenespana
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Very expensive . food was good but the pace of the service quite slow. It was fights in the kitchen as well and customers felt uncomfortable.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Don't miss this wonderful little seafood restaurant. My wife and I ate almost every lunch there for a week. The shrimp and eggs and pardon peppers were delicious and the chupitos after meal drink perfectly finished the meal. And although I speak very little Spanish...More

Thank wclegends
Reviewed 28 April 2012

We asked in a souvenir shop for a restaurant recommendation, and she steered us to this small seafood place in the old section. This was obviously a place for the locals, even though there was a menu in English. So we did what we usually...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Triunfo 5, 36202 Vigo, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Galicia  >  Province of Pontevedra  >  Vigo
  • Phone Number: +34 986 22 09 40
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