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Captain Pablo's

On the beach, at the end of Las Gaviotas St., Sayulita, Mexico
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (9 reviews)
“guac” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
On the beach, at the end of Las Gaviotas St., Sayulita, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Every beach town has one: an established places with great location which decides to cut many corners on food and drinks just because they think they can. And that is Pablo's story: average guac, silly expensive drinks with little alcohol, noisy due to vendors, and...More

Thank LFSolis
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Right on the beach, we all ordered different things. The Ribs were very good, surprisingly so, done in a Mexican Gravy (that's what they called it). The ceviche was good, everything was. Staff was prompt, friendly, and got us everything we needed or wanted. We...More

Thank mspreh
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The location is very good, therefore we gave it a shot. There is a lot of staff so quick service. However, unfortunately we had the pleasure of a lot (and I mean a lot) of annoying salesmen and musicians that treat us as walking wallets....More

Thank PeterW_Netherlands
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is a no frills beach bar/restaurant. It is right near the beach and there's plenty of shade with the numerous umbrellas. If you happen to get a table near the edge with sun, they will quickly put up an umbrella for you - shade...More

Thank Remo_Gaggi
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Good food, good location. However the owner/management allows street vendors to solicit you while trying to enjoy the atmosphere while you eat. So I head you this warning if you can enjoy make sure you watch your belongings and table I had my wallet stolen...More

1  Thank Steve F
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We went to Sayulita and found it to be very busy, very dusty and thank goodness we made it to the beach and found Captain Pablo's. It was great to sit on the sand, enjoy a great margarita and some very good nachos.

Thank cammer10
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Right on the beach, lots of shady palapas, cold cervesa and huge drinks. Food is okay, shrimp salad was so big others helped me finish it.

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Easy to get a table at this hopping taco spot right on the beach. The food was decent, although not memorable, the drinks were gargantuan, and the staff friendly. Super slow service, but we found that was normal in Mexico, forcing us to slow our...More

Thank WinecountryMartha
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We waited for lot of time (around 1 hour 1:15), we ordered natural limonade and they bring us mineral, the food was so greasy and in general the service was bad and deficient. I wouldn't back

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 March 2017

casual beachside restaurant. Reasonable prices. Had queso fundido with chorizo to dip our chips . Dorado fish tacos were outstanding and served with rice, black beans, pico de gallo, guacamole and a fresh lime ! Service was fast and friendly.

Thank Elisa B
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Questions & Answers
7 February 2017|
Response from travelnwork | Reviewed this property |
It's a restaurant. If you want to rent a surfboard, there are shops all over Sayulita, including on the beach.
27 May 2016|
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Response from trwag260 | Reviewed this property |
No they do not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the beach, at the end of Las Gaviotas St., Sayulita, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Sayulita
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