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Capitol Lunch

510 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1812
+1 860-229-8237
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chili” (13 reviews)
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“meat sauce” (12 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
510 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1812
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ultimate hot dog - cheap good and delicious ... can't beT thus place... hot dogs have that Snap when you bite into them ... perfect hot dog heaven... have it anyway you like it, try their Special sauce

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Has it really been less than 2 years since I last had a mediocre hot dog, actually 2, from Capitol Lunch? My how time and my memory have flown. The clientele looks about the same as on my last visit and so does the decor....More

Thank westie2
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I've been going to Capitol Lunch on and off for over 50 yrs and their dogs and sauce has remained consistent as far as my taste buds can tell. Low key casual dining area but the focus is on the great hot dogs. Onion rings...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Hot dog heaven.... plain and simple... old time favorite has been here for about 50 years... great hot dogs with your choice of topping or their old standard Famous Sauce... perfect snap when you bite down ... Can't go wrong...πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

On this Monday February 27 was my very first visit to Capitol Lunch. I have seen this establishment on one of the travel shows and must say I was not disappointed. The hot dog was just the right portion for me. The special sauce was...More

Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Their hot dogs are undercooked (I always have to ask for well done and they're still not hot and don't have that "snap" like they used to.) and the sauce gives you the squirts (on 3 separate yet consecutive occasions), Burgers are cooked to death...More

Thank bub72069
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I have to stop for two everything any time I'm nearby. Two with a drink is still under 5 bucks. Say hello to Art when you're there.

Thank PapaBones
Reviewed 6 January 2017

this used to be the pinnacle of dogs ,hotdogs that is in the area .but the meat sauce has changed ,and while the food is still good it isnt what it once was..

Thank myleswoods
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Their menu is very minimal yet there is no need to expand their menu. Their hot dogs taste great and very affordable. Their so called chilli does not taste like chilli at all but it has an unique taste which compliment the hot dogs very...More

1  Thank Ruben989
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing but the best when you go to Capitol lunch. The everything hotdog is insanely good and the chili is delicious. They have other things on the menu but I've been going for years just for the hotdogs. I would highly recommend if you are...More

Thank Place4u2nv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: +1 860-229-8237
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