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Cantina Captiva

14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-0248
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (60 reviews)
“burrito” (56 reviews)
“tacos” (64 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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331 - 340 of 673 reviews

Reviewed 28 June 2014

Fast good food. Salsa is homemade and chunky. The guacamole is very good. Had the carnitas enchiladas and they where very good. Nice outside seating. Waiter was friendly. Appears dirty inside and telamundo cartoon on the tv s. Nice beer selection in bottles and draft....More

Thank RichardW513
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has amazing authentic Mexican tacos. Each taco is individually flavored to perfection. I have never had a better pair of tacos in my life. If you decide to eat here and you try the tacos, make sure you try all of the different...More

Reviewed 25 June 2014

We visited the Captiva Cantina tonight and had a very nice experience. The place was very busy but our service was fantastic. We had our 22 yr. old and his fiance and two 12 year olds with us. The chips were fresh, salsa fresh, and...More

1  Thank kboerman
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I am very confused by the reviews. The food was really good. The salsa was so fresh I figured they had to pick the tomatoes just to make ours. My carnita meat were wonderfully flavorful and the black beans and yellow rice were good. I....More

Thank Rhona O
Reviewed 20 June 2014

This is a great place to go with family, girlfriends, or a night out with a special person. Food is good....sangria is out of this world. Dollar bills are on the ceiling to make it a fun atmosphere for a fun time for all.

Thank Millie1998
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Punctual and courteous! Great food and good selection of drinks! The server was great and atmosphere was vibrant and up beat! Can't wait to come back again!

Thank Walnutkitten50
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Defintely recommend this place. The food was on point. We ordered fajitas for two and some appetizers and it all came out of the kitchen on time and tasting great. My only issue was that we ate outside, which had an awesome and casual atmosphere,...More

Thank Finch0791
Reviewed 13 June 2014

My five friends and I just had the worst experience EVER here! For sure would not recommend this establishment. Their food was mediocre at best and the service was horrendous. When we sat down, we asked our waiter, The Captain, if we could have separate...More

2  Thank hurleyhermie
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I agree that this cute little restaurant seems to be on a downhill slide. It's sad because it's situated perfectly to be an amazing experience. If it's not too hot I recommend eating on the patio surrounded by banana trees and tropical birds. When we...More

1  Thank melsbells88
Reviewed 7 June 2014

I've visited this restaurant every year when in Captiva since they opened and have enjoyed the atmosphere and food. Unfortunately, this year I was disappointed. The service was extremely slow and the portion sizes of the food were far too small. A few of us...More

1  Thank sailaway1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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