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Capitalist Pig

2727 S 12th St, Saint Louis, MO 63118-1842
+1 314-772-1180
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2727 S 12th St, Saint Louis, MO 63118-1842
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the venue after doing the tour almost across the street. The building just to be a police station and it has a few jail cells where you can sit and enjoy your meal. The cornbread is amazing!

Thank Sophy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this BBQ venue on first visit to saint louis. Although the prices were slightly high, the portions were good and the food was delicious and filling. Ordered half brisket and half corned beef with mac amd cheese and cornbread. The atmosphere was neat too,...More

Thank Chad C
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Loved the environment of this place and how they took this old jail to turn it into a restaurant. We got there right at open so we were able to pic our jail cell to eat in and order at the counter. Must get there...More

Thank petlovr67
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Food was ok, kinda hot when it arrived. Pulled pork wasnt very pulled and had a bone in it. The cubano was ok, nothing special one way or the other. Inordered the beans which were suppossed to be spicy, except they were not. The cornbread...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

This is such a cool spot! Very unassuming place, you could miss it and the OPEN sign if you don't look hard. We went in the middle of the day, and there were only a few other people there. We picked out our "cell" and...More

Thank Mslaylalayla
Reviewed August 20, 2017

The restaurant is a former jail and they have left the iron bars ad stainless steel in the cells. There are several meat options and the sauces are self-dispensed so you can make the sauce to your own taste by mixing if needed. It is...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed August 10, 2017

The experience was cool. The BBQ is way down on the list for the St. Louis area. We were there at 11:45, were way understaffed. The slaw was dry and the pickles are good, but nothing fantastic. Portions are very small compared to other area...More

Thank Greg K
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located in a unique building...a police station...next to the Brewery in the Soulard area. It's worth a visit and the food is excellent also. I had the special which was an Italian beef cheese steak sandwich for $8. It came with Billy...More

Thank KatSuess
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ selection in a fun setting. Enjoyed brisket with some excellent BBQ slaw and a corn muffin. Make sure you sit in a one of the jail cells for the full experience. If they're all occupied, ask someone if you can join them. There's...More

Thank dwinm
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We stumbled upon Capitalist Pig on the way to the Budweiser Brewery. So glad we did!! As first time visitors we had questions about the menu. The young lady at the counter was great - she explained the menu and even called the kitchen to...More

Thank pmerten3
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2727 S 12th St, Saint Louis, MO 63118-1842
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-772-1180
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