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El Cap

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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3500 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-1310
+1 727-521-1314
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Redding, Connecticut
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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

Thank allen k
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank Ssk1929
Coventry, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 

Thank Banjio_bill
St. Petersburg, Florida
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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...

Thank milliemccabe
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by a friend, we decided to check out El Cap while on vacation in St Pete. We are so glad we did. From the moment we parked, the chef came outside to say hello and thank us for coming in. We entered a comfy, small town looking bar with tons of sports memorabilia everywhere. Our server was great. Extremely... More 

Thank aj c
Seminole, Florida
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Old " joint" with awesome burgers and cold beer, tv's with all types of sports. Inexpensive even if they charge extra for the fixings and refills.Relaxed atmosphere, don't go if you are in a hurry. Iconic Florida.

Thank Abouha
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Service was quick and efficient. Price was reasonable. Burger was small but flavorful, all items such as lettuce, tomato, onion are an additional charge. Everything is ala carte. French fries the portions were small. Probably wouldn't return

Thank Paul M
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Burgers are cheap and out of this world! You can make your burger as simple or complex as you want and it will always be delicious. We also tried the corn dog nuggets which were delicious.

Thank Jason B
Gulfport, Florida
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Heard about this being a St. Pete institution so dropped by for lunch. Burger and onion rings were great. With a Stella I left happy under $20. Seats maybe fifty and has indoor and outdoor seating. Service was great. They do things right here including making you feel at home. Menu was mostly sandwiches and everything I saw looked good,... More 

Thank Jeff R
Tallahassee, Florida
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Have been there several times and it is always good. Their burgers are awesome and they have great onion rings too.

Thank Hal H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?