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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 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Dunedin, Florida
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263 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Usually you only get 2 of good, fast and cheap but El Cap truly delivers on all 3! A great simple cheeseburger that was very tasty. The tater tots were cooked perfectly. What more could I ask for? Cute place and the owner is very friendly. He even waved goodbye as we were pulling out of the parking lot and... More 

Thank gatorcindy
St. Petersburg, Florida
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86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Cap is the place to go for not expensive burgers in St Pete. That is all I ever have eaten there. And it has been there since I can remember. The service is good and very friendly.. The place is appointed like the old time burger joints. The burgers are on the smaller side, god and inexpensive. No $15... More 

Thank Pawnee7
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Freshly prepared Burgers done any way you want, and excellent selection of cold beer to wash it down with.

Thank tuxhobr
Cincinnati, Ohio
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was simple and delicious. Basic burgers, sandwiches, fries, tots. Downside... charge for everything extra on burgers, sides, and even Coke refills. Service was ok. Would come back!

Thank Samantha G
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184 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great burgers. Visited on a Monday so the special for the day was chicken salad. I had a pork tenderloin, but many of the group had the chicken salad or a burger. Food is reasonably priced and the taste is good. Wait staff is friendly and efficient.

Thank Mary I
Gulf Coast Fla
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197 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I know you come here for the burgers, and we did, but the tater tots are really good, too. Service was excellent, the burgers cooked just like we ordered them and the tots tongue burning hot.

Thank kleektours
St. Petersburg, Florida
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Food was ok, but service was just horrible. Yes, they were busy, as usual, but no silverware, no drink refills, no dirty dishes removed, never checked on us, never smiled. Server should really consider a different line of work. 10 min waiting for check.

Thank David W
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

El Cap is Not for Fancy Pants! It's The Neighborhood spot on Iconic 4th Street North, St Petersburg The breezy patio is a down home delight! The burgers are fresh every day! The meaty wings and drums make the belly feel Really Good The Tastes and set design are Real!!

Thank insider
Pinellas Park, Florida
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196 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Very tasty burgers, cooked to perfection. An order of fries serve two. Service was excellent and friendly. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Sharon B
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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298 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The burgers are good the grilled cheese is what you can honestly make at home; seriously, the fries are a la carte and for what they charge you and what they give you is not worth it. No refills on sodas. They charge you for water with lemon and that is just wrong. I wasn't thrilled with it, and not... More 

Thank Candy S

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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
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?