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. Most guests consider the level of formality and service here to be informal. When's the best time to come? They're open for both dinner and lunch, so make time to try it.


El Capitan is found near the middle of Dorado.

In the surrounding vicinity of the restaurant there will be a handful of beaches and golf courses, such as Dorado Del Mar Golf Club and Dorado Beach. The latter is the most convenient place to visit the beach, and lies a brief distance from the restaurant.

Nearby Restaurants

If you're seeking out another area restaurant with some similar types of food and/or a similar price range, there are quite a few nearby places to pick from, including Metropol Dorado.

In contrast, if you're in the mood for something a little different, this part of Puerto Rico boasts an impressive range of restaurants, where you can find all types of cuisine styles and flavors. For example, you can try American fare at Blue Seahorse Bar & Grill, where you can dine right on the water.

Contact Info

Location: At Exit 511 South, Dorado, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 278-0011


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