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El Cap

3500 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-1310
+1 727-521-1314
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheeseburger” (29 reviews)
“burgers” (135 reviews)
“onion rings” (25 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
3500 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-1310
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great small stop for burgers and beers! Friendly servers. The burgers are sooo juicy you’ll need a handful of napkins! Delicious sides...onion rings, tater tots and of course fries!

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice folks, great burgers and sandwiches. Fries and tator tots. Cold beer. Friendly environment. Busy during lunchtime but serves quickly. Highly recommend.

Thank Robert P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Cap in St. Pete, Florida. I haven't been here in a few years and it was like I was there every week! It has an old baseball theme to it but not overdone. The menu is easy AND VERY inexpensive. They have been here...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best hamburger in town, period. Fresh, cooked to order however you prefer it. Fast, friendly, historical! Enjoy your experience with one, maybe two!! Now, to choose between the onion rings or fries...

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a good meal, not great, just good. Onion rings were greasy. Nice local / home town atmosphere.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Ok it has great flavor but it is different now. Burger size is different and it so have to eat that the dang thing falls apart disappointed.

Thank Corey K
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

El Cap has THE best burger in the Tampa St Pete area. A special blend of 5 cuts of beef, grilled to perfection every time. It’s a great local’s hangout, with a wide age range, bending towards mature. Fun, fast atmosphere. Sports on the TV’s,...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

A greasy hamburger like you might have been served a generation ago. It tastes like a real hamburger, and you’ll be transported back in time. Not fancy. Fries are mediocre. You can smell the meat frying a block away, and will carry it home in...More

Thank amosesq
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Not only does El Cap serve delicious burgers, there's no shortcuts taken on the trimmings -- tomato large enough to cover the meat, double pickles, stacked lettuce, etc., and their onion rings are delicious too! Parking can be a challenge at certain times of the...More

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Had a Party Function meeting ip with some Ole Friends at the El Cap tonight. We filled the entire back room and then some (SRO), and partially filled the other room. The Service was Excellent from Larry at the bar, to Mary working the floor....More

Thank EagleGlobeNAnchor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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