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Cappy's Cafe

5431 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-3213 (Shadyside)
412-621-1188
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Ranked #1,007 of 1,880 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Shadyside
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- Jul 15, 2014
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English first
Los Alamitos, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I lived in Shadyside in the 70's, so I remember great Reuben sandwiches at the Gazebo. In town for a wedding, I was nostalgic for the neighborhood. The guy in the high end market suggested Cappy's , sort of a dive ambience which is fine had the food been better, i ordered the Reuben , yuck, the corned beef was... More

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Columbus OH
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

the service was awful, our server sat at the bar the entire time, never came back to the table. the food took FOREVER to get and it was mushy, my wrap was MUSH

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

My husband and I have been enjoying Cappy's for well over 25 years. We are still there every Friday night meeting up with our friends. Bryan and his staff are great. Food and drinks are always good. As a previous review stated, us "regulars" are the ones who keep the seats warm!

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Southwestern, PA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Recommend a delightful salad with roasted red peppers, artichokes, olives, cucumbers, lettuce and topped with grilled salmon. Enjoyable

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Pittsburgh, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

I do not get to Shadyside as much as I used to, but when I do, I head for Cappy's. It is a small pub/bar, but you can rest assured that you will get good food and a good drink in a friendly setting. When the weather is cooperating, you can sit outside and enjoy the goings on along Walnut... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

I dropped in to Cappy's for a late lunch the day after arriving in Shadyside on business when visiting from the UK. It is a neighbourhood cafe with locals keeping the seats warm - always a good sign. The food was well prepared, served as requested, with a ready smile and cold beer. What more do you need?

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

We sometimes go for breakfast after church. Never ordered the eggs that one of your reviewers said were bad but we do order BLT's . They are good with Bloody Marys. All in all a good place for a quick bite. They do seem to rush you as the place is small.....

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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28 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Cappy's is a decent place to grab a drink, but beware of the breakfast. Pretty tough to screw up scrambled eggs, but somehow they managed.

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Miami, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Small place but good food and shops around. You can seat in or out.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2010

Perfectly good breakfast or lunch spot. Nothing special, just sturdy and reliable American fare. Pretty good Bloody Marys.

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