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Cappy's Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Alamo Heights
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5011 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5707 (Mary D)
+1 210-828-9669
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Great environment, great service, great food. Casual enough for jeans and a nice top but fine enough for a romantic date. Between us we had scallops, prime rib and beef tenderloin oh and the elk appetizer with the pickled blueberries! Not cheap but appropriately priced. If I lived in Texas this would be a common night out for me.

Thank lolovacation
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 9, 2017

A friend recommend Cappy’s for dinner while we were in San Antonio for work. Our group of 8 were seated upstairs. I absolutely love supporting a local restaurant, and this place delivered! The food was delicious, served with flair, and super friendly staff. Very nice selection of wine, craft beer and desserts that make your mouth water. Thanks again, loved... More 

Thank Melanie G
Ft. Worth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Great little restaurant with an excellent menu. Impressive and quiet for the big business dinner or date night. Will definitely return.

Thank Deborah597
San Antonio, Texas
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We like to sit on the outside patio and enjoy the lemon drop martinis. The service is always great and the food is great. This place is great for couples.

Thank 880koyt
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Sit upstairs among the treetops for lunch and enjoy gumbo with a San Antonio flair. Lots of excellent choices. Fine service.

Thank LadyTravellingLight
san antonio, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

We were a party of 6. Reservation at 6:00 p.m. We were served at 6:45. At 8:00 p.m. we were asked to leave. Seems they felt we had been there too long and someone else wanted our table. We were extremely insulted. None of us had ever before been told we had stayed too long at a restaurant. We are... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

40 years! A staple in San Antonio. Paté is awesome. Crab cakes, eggs benedict.. Honestly haven't tried everything on the menu, but everything I had was awesome. Alicia took care of us. We will be back. If you are visiting San Antonio and are around downtown/airport. Stop by Cappy's and check it out. If they've been around for 40 years... More 

Thank bwags2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was fantastic-we sat on the patio, and the food was fine, but the brunch selection was disappointing. All in all, I wouldn't go back. Service was really good also.

Thank Bri1313
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has to be one of the top ranked best places to dine with, in all of San Antonio Texas! The food, the taste, service, atmosphere, drinks etc... will certainly help set the pace for the rest of your day. I've dined all over the world and for a local restaurant like this one to get it so right... More 

Thank John N
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Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Cappys has been here forever, and it's as good as ever. Food is always good here. I suggest reservations on the weekend. The locals are most of the crowd. You cannot go wrong by taking out of town guests here. It's pricey, but consistently worth it. If you are a tourist downtown, get out here. If you're local, get here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5011 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5707
    (Mary D)
  • Public Transportation: VIA bus stop one block away at Broadway/Patterson. Broadway runs north-south from downtown to Loop 4l0.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Alamo Heights
  • Neighborhood: Alamo Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 210-828-9669
This casual, upscale restaurant offers innovative American cuisine including the freshest seafood from the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic and Pacific, great steaks from Allen Brothers in Chicago, and regional and seasonal specialties. Daily lunch and dinner specials feature local ingredients whenever possible. The Kobe beef burger can be paired with hand cut French fries, crispy thin onion rings, homemade lemon-pepper potato chip or potato salad. There is an outdoor patio under a canopy of oak trees that's shady and extremely popular with locals and visitors to San Antonio. The brunch offered on Sundays features a menu of classic egg dishes, fire-roasted prime rib, Texas pot roast, jumbo lump crab cake, and top entree salads, chicken and seafood dishes. Cappy's has an ever-changing, dynamic and well-priced wine list, with great choices by the glass or bottle. Full bar.

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