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“Muy bueno ceviche y cerveza”
Review of El Capitan

El Capitan
Ranked #63 of 425 Restaurants in Tulum
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed 24 March 2014

great location on Tulum ave, had the ceviche and loved it - had the original style, not the spicy one. Had a few cerveza's, played some cards, met some people and had a great time at this great seafood spot!

Thank Sichy
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

Okay, very close to the HSBC bank. Can't miss it. Great food - the shrimp salad is pure shrimps (keep that in mind!) ate here a few times (mostly during the day on our way back from activities) not a bad meal

1  Thank BG_1980
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

Not the cheapest in town - right down the middle with the pricing. Servers were totally friendly and swift with the service. They do tend to shout to you as you pass by, but they must be doing something right. Every time I passed, it was busy. Ate their twice. Fish tacos were great however deep-fried. Chips and salsa come free with a tasty garlic aioli. Would recommend it as a good utilitarian place to eat - it will taste good - but nowhere near on the level as Abuela's which is just down the block. ABUELA'S IS AN ABSOLUTE MUST-EAT IF YOU ARE IN TULUM.

Thank Matthew W
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

The waiter tried to bully us into expensive dishes starting at 600 pesos. We managed to make our choice eventually. We ordered a glass of wine and the same waiter came back with a full bottle that we managed to send back with difficulties. He told us that wine was not sold by the glass when another customer two tables away was clearly enjoying a glass of red.
When we asked for the addition, he scribbled 580 pesos on a piece of paper in front of us. We asked for a detailed bill as we lost trust in him by that time. When the bill arrived eventually, it was down to 555 pesos including a 10% gratuity that he announced as being taxes. The real bill was 505 pesos, therefore 75 pesos less than announced first.
The waiter's bullying attitude was very unpleasant. The food was mediocre. Our shrimps and fish were over cooked and tasteless. The cocktails we had instead of the wine lacked alcohol.
I would recommend to avoid this place at all cost.

1  Thank Mickael-and-David
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Reviewed 14 March 2014

As we own a house nearby, we eat here often. Always a good meal. With outdoor seating the people watching is always interesting. I don't think we've ever stayed in Tulum and not eaten here at least once.

Thank Michael L
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