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Capp's Corner

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1600 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2814
415-989-2589
Today
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Capp's is closing. Go soon

Great place over the years for Italian food in North Beach. This place is "old school" North Beach and is a treasure. We heard they were closing because of landlord issues and just had to get here at least one more time. We live in Napa, so took the Vallejo Ferry to Pier 41 and walked up Powell to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
TTEAMO
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Napa, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Napa, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great place over the years for Italian food in North Beach. This place is "old school" North Beach and is a treasure. We heard they were closing because of landlord issues and just had to get here at least one more time. We live in Napa, so took the Vallejo Ferry to Pier 41 and walked up Powell to North... More 

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Parker
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72 reviews 72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Went here for dinner. I had the lamb and my wife had the sole. Each was good and service was also good. I liked the family style soup and salad. A bit small, but a good taste of the old North Beach.

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is a great place for great food. Make a reservation and show up a little early as it gets m=packed. Well known in it's area as Beach Blanket Babylon is next door and the line forms early. Best Minestrone soup I have ever had and I don't like Minestrone soup. Well, I never liked it before. Really great place... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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205 reviews 205 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My husband and I ate dinner at this restaurant on February 13, 2015 before seeing Beach Blanket Bingo. This restaurant is next to the theatre entrance for Beach Blanket Bingo. We did not have a reservation and were seated right away at 5:30pm. The meals are served family style. My husband and I were seated at a table for four.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Filet of sole with lemon butter is perfect. The fish is slightly brown on the outside, it melts in your mouth. Vegetable is cooked just right. The price is right too.

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New Jersey
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Family style dining at it's best. The food was good and the servers were very accommodating. The restaurant is cozy and the atmosphere is very inviting. Good for families and large groups.

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Rohnert Park, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My parents used to go to Capps's Corner so when we were going to see Beach Blanket Babylon we decided to go there. Before the show it was too crowded to get into but after the show it was a perfect place for a night capp. Love the feel and powerful drinks!

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Redwood City, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Capp's corner has been around "forever." They are just a few steps from the Beach Blanket Babylon venue. They serve good salad and minestrone soup which are included with your hearty Italian meal. Our group dined on mussels with fettuccine, veal tortellini in a wine cream sauce, and ravioli with meat sauce. Everyone said their meal was good! Reservations are... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Love the family style dining at Capp's. Soup, salad and bread are included with every meal, and all are tasty. Entrees and pasta are delicious and come in very generous portions. We tried and loved the sole, calamari pasta, mussels, spaghetti with meatballs, and eggplant.

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San Francisco Bay Area
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Went last night prior to seeing Beach Blanket Babylon. Nothing fancy, just solid neighborhood restaurant with simple well prepared and reasonably priced Italian fare. We had a great time, fast, friendly service and environment. Dishes a bit heavy on the garlic (a plus for us) and simply and well prepared. It was easy to tell, many locals and repeat customers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1600 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2814
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: 415-989-2589

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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