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El Capitan Mono

The Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 983 112 1284
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
6 Jun 2018
“Wonderful food, views, people”
30 Oct 2016
“Good food on the beach”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Bar
The Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We had no idea what we were walking into when a man approached us about free seats on the beach but we took a look and had tasty margaritas, nachos and more on a beautiful beach, with few other people, chairs right in the water...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Jory N
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?

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank jmizekc
Reviewed 28 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

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Arthur225NYC
Reviewed 5 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

Date of visit: October 2016
3  Thank ConnoisseurCorniche
Reviewed 28 June 2016

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

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank GussieH1996
Reviewed 8 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

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank raulp984
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

Date of visit: December 2015
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!

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank alfonsoe37
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.

Date of visit: May 2015
1  Thank KingDavidBelizeTours
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

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank phmargaret77
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, 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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