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El Capitan Mono

The Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 983 112 1284
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
30 Oct 2016
“Good food on the beach”
28 Oct 2016
“It is a nice Island with lots of restaurants”
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
The Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 31 October 2016

Capitan Mono has consistently good food and drinks on a beautiful stretch of beach. Nicely priced cold beer and good food on the beach. Need I say more?

Thank jmizekc
Reviewed 29 October 2016

As you step off the bus that brings to you to the beach you are immediately accosted by locals trying to get you to go to their restaurant. We ended up here were the food was just average, luckily for tourists the alcohol is inexpensive....More

Thank Arthur225NYC
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Reading the other reviews for this place, I'm genuinely concerned about the level of service people are used to in their own countries. US$3 for a chair? You've just paid US$3 too much. US$80 for lobster?? That's about US$50 too much. This is Mexico everyone....More

3  Thank ConnoisseurCorniche
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We ate lunch and dinner here during our short stay in town. Service is friendly, food is good, price is low. Recommended.

Thank GussieH1996
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

We were there the whole day. We had breakfast, a lot of beer, sandwhich, coffee, water and so on. Everything was delicious and the boss, Carlos, is really nice. Dont pay in Dollar! Ask for the Pesos-Menu and you will safe up to 100 %...More

Thank Raul P
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We were two families visiting mahahual, the place was great, it had music. Our waitress was Arturo, who has so nice and cared so much. He told us to have the lobster, so we did and we did not regret it at all, its was...More

Thank Cinthia C. D
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This place is full of joy, the waiters are the best! You have service at the beach or in the restaurant. The ceviches are very good!

Thank Alfonso E
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We were four families traveling together. The service was exceptional. ask for their specials before ordering. We definitely would go eat there again.

1  Thank KingDavidBz
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We enjoyed our time in Costa Maya, not sure where to stop we walked along the beach and found Jose at El Capitan to be most accommodating. Most places do chase you down offering free chairs, etc but we were charged $3 per person. It...More

Thank phmargaret77
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

Exactly what can you expect when you go to a local restaurant in a fishermen village: fresh products, personal service and good portions and a very cold beer.

1  Thank Juju_mx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 983 112 1284
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