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Cantina Captiva

14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-0248
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The service was excellent and delivery was prompt. The food was okay, but nothing exceptional. One major problem was that the air conditioning wasn't working well on that very hot and humid day.

Thank Rene G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Now, to be fair, I eat Mexican twice a week at home. I'm always looking for new places when I travel as well. If I'm staying on Captiva, it's a no brainer to eat here. If I'm staying on Sanibel, it's still a no brainer...More

Thank 986bradleyk
Reviewed 6 days ago

Second time we stopped and was still a good meal. Margaritas were delicious. Out door seating is better.

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Mexican food. Service is great. Just surprised Board of Health or Fire Dept hasn't shut it down. There is nothing dirtier than paper money. Then you wallpaper the entire inside door to floor with it. Gross. Stick to what you know best which is...More

Thank Lysdexic826
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was wonderful but I wouldn't recommend getting the margaritas. Being from Texas, I have had many great margaritas. The frozen margaritas were watery and weak. I recommend getting a beer and sitting down for some good Mexican food!

Thank Meagan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in after a long day of traveling. We of course got to the island right in between breakfast/lunch and dinner hours, everyone seemed to be closed or packed! We were enticed by the nostalgic building. We should have noticed something...More

Thank Holly C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We luv to eat here when we visit! We live here locally and sometimes make day trips or stay the night. When we do this place is a must!

Thank Mel I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for dinner towards the end of our vacation in Captiva craving Mexican food like crazy. Granted, we are very spoiled with the very best local Mexican food in Atlanta. The queso was average with lumps of cheese mixed in....More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety, good food,cold beer. This place has personality, service was awesome, food was plentiful and tasty. Would definitely go back and recommend

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Down toward the end of Captiva Island is a hidden Gem!!! Outstanding Food and Service!! The entire place is covered with dollar bills from people who have eaten there. You can eat inside or outside. Everything we ate was Very Good. Highly Recommend making time...More

Thank George R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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