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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%
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“guacamole” (60 reviews)
“burrito” (56 reviews)
“tacos” (64 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14970 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is excellent. I must say that upon first appearance we were a little hesitant but it was worth it. The wait staff is very attentive and again the food was one of my favorites in captiva (we hit every restaurant). At the...More

Thank mikeytoms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a quick, light lunch - decent margaritas on the rocks, good steak taco, shrimp taco would be good without cheese. Pico & chips were very good, as was the waiter!

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ingredients were fresh. Shrimp tacos and fish tacos yummy. Service fast. A little bit of a "dive bar" feel, but fun with all the dollar bills on the walls!

Thank Bruce T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is cluttered with dollar bills. The bathrooms were disgusting. The food was ok. The server sounded high.

Thank Lexer75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Guacamole was way to spicy. Too many chunks of jalapeño. Salsa was ok but chips were a little on the stale side. Good flavor for the tacos: pork and beef. Entree salad was too spicy too.

Thank Cfeminella
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Cantina is a Mexican restaurant. Eating here is always a fun experience. Staff is friendly. Food is very fresh. This time, I had a veggie wrap -- veggies were the best I had on my trip and well seasoned. My husband had the mini burritos...More

Thank nancym290
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We drove over from Sanibel. Went to Blind Pass first for shelling. We had been to Captiva Cantina before and we knew we wanted to go back. Love this place. I had one chicken taco, husband had one beef and one pork. They give you...More

Thank itsconnie
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Liked some things. Didn't like some things. So small it was claustrophobic. Parking was challenging. All the singles on walls and ceilings to me just looked trashy and tattered. They had musicians who talked too much. If you're a singer, just sing. Food was standard...More

1  Thank oldguyfromohio
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the Margaritas,queso and two wonderful shrimp plates. Excellent service.Love the dollar bill wall paper.

Thank dbard51
Reviewed 18 September 2017

A little place on the corner by the Bubble Room on Captiva.They have dollars stapled to the walls and ceiling, I didn't ask how it started. The food here is generous in portion and taste. A nice change from just eating Florida fish. The drinks...More

Thank bigrunsaturday
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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