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El Cap

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3500 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-1310
+1 727-521-1314
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Kearney
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182 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great burgers. Visited on a Monday so the special for the day was chicken salad. I had a pork tenderloin, but many of the group had the chicken salad or a burger. Food is reasonably priced and the taste is good. Wait staff is friendly and efficient.

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Thank Mary I
Gulf Coast Fla
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194 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I know you come here for the burgers, and we did, but the tater tots are really good, too. Service was excellent, the burgers cooked just like we ordered them and the tots tongue burning hot.

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Thank kleektours
St. Petersburg, Florida
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was ok, but service was just horrible. Yes, they were busy, as usual, but no silverware, no drink refills, no dirty dishes removed, never checked on us, never smiled. Server should really consider a different line of work. 10 min waiting for check.

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Thank David W
clearwater,fl
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105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

El Cap is Not for Fancy Pants! It's The Neighborhood spot on Iconic 4th Street North, St Petersburg The breezy patio is a down home delight! The burgers are fresh every day! The meaty wings and drums make the belly feel Really Good The Tastes and set design are Real!!

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Thank insider
Pinellas Park, Florida
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193 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty burgers, cooked to perfection. An order of fries serve two. Service was excellent and friendly. Prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Sharon B
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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284 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The burgers are good the grilled cheese is what you can honestly make at home; seriously, the fries are a la carte and for what they charge you and what they give you is not worth it. No refills on sodas. They charge you for water with lemon and that is just wrong. I wasn't thrilled with it, and not... More 

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Thank Candy S
Redding, Connecticut
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

hard to believe how good their burgers are, made fresh cooked just right. incredible. we eat outside whenever we can, makes them just that much better. paired with well done fries and you are in food heaven

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Thank allen k
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Honestly, I've probably had like over 3,000 burgers because I'm just fat and gluttonous, but this place is amazing! I just got a normal cheeseburger with extra pickles (which turned out to be super long pickles) and fries. The burger was not only huge but it was well priced too at about $7. I love this place, I live about... More 

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Thank Ssk1929
Coventry, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

I returned to El Cap the other day after a 30 year gap. The first time I visited the place, coming from the UK and also first visit to a Sports Bar in the US, I was amazed that it was possible to be served such wonderful burgers. Since that day, I've always used El Cap burgers as the bench... More 

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Thank Banjio_bill
St. Petersburg, Florida
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Wanted a good burger so off to Lunch at El Cap we went...cold beer and burgers with lettuce tomoato and onion with a side of onion rings hit the spot and didn't cost a fortune...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-1310
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-521-1314

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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?