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Capitol Lunch

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510 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1812
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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New Britain, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Capitol Lunch is a must when you come to New Britain. The hot dogs they use are the best in the state and their "Cappie Sauce" is not to be missed. Add some mustard and chopped onion to the soft buns that they use and you have a hot dog that you'll keep coming back to New Britain to eat.

Thank Karen R
wesley chapel, fl
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am 72 years young and I have been eating dogs at Cappie's since I was 5 or 6 years old. I have lived in the Keys for almost 30 years and return to New Britain several times per year. My first and last stop when coming and going is Cappie's for three no onions, onion rings, and a Coke.... More 

Thank capthowe
Stuart, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What can i say, being a New Britain native I'm biased towards this place but the hot dogs they have can be enjoyed by anyone. Soft bun, a snap from the dog on every bite and the flavors from the sauce, mustard and onions. I visit the area twice a year and these are the only hotdogs I eat through... More 

Thank Joe A
New Britain, Connecticut
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

A must go place for lunch if you are in the downtown area and are craving a hot dog or burger. Is only cash but still worth keeping a couple bucks in your pocket for iy

Thank Anna J
New Britain, Connecticut, Usa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Capi dogs are a New Britain tradition. Great service and they now sell their hot dog sauce. Very savory.

Thank malikdesade
Hartford, Connecticut
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381 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Just your typical town diner with good eats and friendly service. I crave the pastrami Rubens and tasty sides of onion rings ! Great location !

Thank GringoAlto2000
Hartford, Connecticut
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228 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

I visit this local eatery for its hot dogs with their special sauce. I have no idea how they make the sauce other than that it appears to be beef-based and is tasty. Regardless, they also serve hamburgers with the appropriate fixings. You order at the counter and the seating could best be called "basic cafeteria" style. Fries were good.... More 

Thank Jerandnanc
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I've loved this place since I was younger, the hot dogs are nice and crisp, great flavor. Hot dog and onion rings give me life when I'm craving hot dogs.

Thank RayeTaylor
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

I headed to Capital lunch today for the first time in about 30 years the hot dogs with sauce mustard and onions were exactly as I had remembered them in the mid-eighties, a very tasty lunch for a reasonable amount of money. If I was in the area more often I would definitely eat here again. I don't know what's... More 

Thank Michael B
New Britain, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

The Hot Dogs were great, now they are just good, the only constant is that they use Martin Rosol Hot Dogs made here in New Britain. The Best Beef Dog anywhere!! Sometimes the sauce is Great other times just good. Still by far the Best Hot Dog in Connecticut!!!

Thank nbpd123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1812
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
  • Phone Number: 860-229-8237

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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?