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Capitol Lunch

510 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1812
860-229-8237
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Ranked #9 of 129 Restaurants in New Britain
Cuisines: American
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Wow, can't believe the reviews. My wife and I have stopped here for over 10 years from time to time. Always loving the hot dogs and thinking they were the best around. Today on the way back from the beach, we had some time to kill and thought it's been a year or two since we were there, lets go... More

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Doylestown, PA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

These are the hotdogs I used to go to Capitol Lunch for late at night while I was in high school . They were great then and they are still great! The special hotdog sauce is amazing! My favorite is mustard onion and coney sauce. The service is super fast. It's a hotdog joint so don't set high expectations in... More

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SE USA
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356 reviews 356 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Capitol lunch is worth a detour to have their dogs with the special sauce. Get in line, order and pay and your dogs are soon on their way to being savored. Go ahead and order one more than you think you'll eat - it will save you time going back. Make sure you have plenty of napkins - it's delightfully... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great hot dogs at a bargain price, get 3 or 4, you'll be glad you did. This place is known far and wide, people I know travel from an hour away just for their dogs.

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Southington, Connecticut
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

There a few things in life you can do over and over again without someone trying to change it. Capitol Lunch thankfully does not mess with success. Same great chili dog I got as a kid over 40 years ago. Its worth the trip!!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Dog specials are what to get. Mustard, Onions and Sauce. The menu is short but solid. It's a great lunch spot, always full of locals so get there early before you get caught in line for a while. Not the best dog I have ever had but definitely a great one. The staff is very fast and to the point.... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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148 reviews 148 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

It is like stepping back in time...a few things on the menu above where you order. We ordered two Hot Dogs each (comes with mustard, onions and meat sauce). It hit the spot for a quick bite. Very nice to "check of the list" of places you should eat in CT. (at least from what I heard). They do not... More

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hartford, ct
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88 reviews 88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

You can't beat a Cappy dog. First off, it's not chili so if you go in with that expectation you will probably be disappointed. Service is incredibly fast; a total no frills place. Wait in line, move along, and try to find a seat. They have fries and burgers too, but the dogs are where it's at. It is not... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Its not in the Best of areas,But During the Day its fine. An ole Fashion Eatery/Lunchion place. Ask for " The Works " I get 2-3 when I go. They also sell the Sauce so you can make them at home. Good Stuff. Its a good Dog at a good price. Been making the same thing since the 70s when... More

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Plainville,CT
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The rule here is a dog with everthing. They are famous for their sauce. You can also get a cheeseburger with the famous sauce. This a a no frills place. People come and come again for the dogs. The service is fast. The hot dogs are made locally only a few blocks away.

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Address: 510 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1812
Phone Number: 860-229-8237
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
Cuisine: American

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