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. As far as service and setting, you can expect the formality to be informal. The option to eat here is on the table during both dinner and lunch, so give it a try. You might discover some dishes that you fall in love with.


Situated near the center of Dorado, El Capitan is on At Exit 511 South.

Active travelers should be able to find a few outdoor attractions in the area, for instance, Dorado Del Mar Golf Club and Dorado Beach. Dorado Beach is the closest spot to access the beach, and is a brief distance from El Capitan.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners looking to find another area restaurant with some similar types of food and/or similar prices, there is no lack of nearby options to consider, including Patio Galeria & Tapas Restaurant.

Then of course, if you're looking for a change of pace, this region of Puerto Rico provides a long list of dining establishments, which serve all types of cuisine styles and flavors. For example, you can try a different kind of fare from a close by place, like Metropol Dorado, which is a short distance away west-southwest.

Contact Info

Location: At Exit 511 South, Dorado, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 278-0011


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