El Capitan

Known throughout the island as the top producer of stuffed lobster, El Capitan is a family owned and operated seafood joint. If ambiance is what you're after, keep walking as this spot doesn't have much of it, but the food more than makes up for any lack of character.


At El Capitan, you'll find the days fresh catches laid out on ice waiting for you to select. Of course, they are best known for their lobster, which is only $15(USD) a pound on Thursdays.

El Capitan is a grill that offers Creole and Cuban cuisines, as well as seafood. When it comes to the level of formality, the setting here is informal. This location serves food for both dinner and lunch, so give it a try. You might discover some dishes that you fall in love with.


El Capitan is located near the center of Dorado.

Part of why people vacation in the area is the presence of beaches and golf courses, like Dorado Del Mar Golf Club and Dorado Beach. Dorado Beach is the most convenient place to visit the beach, and is situated just a quick trip from the restaurant.

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your group are seeking out another place to eat with similar types of food or comparable prices, there is no lack of nearby options to choose between, including Metropol Dorado.

Of course, if you're looking for a change of pace, this region of Puerto Rico features a wide range of dining establishments, where you will encounter all kinds of flavors and cuisine types. For instance, you could also consider American fare at Blue Seahorse Bar & Grill, where you'll be just steps from the beach.

Contact Info

Location: At Exit 511 South, Dorado, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 278-0011


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