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Cap's Grille

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5000 Hiawatha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1684
+1 612-722-2277
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11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 20:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We where visiting family at the VA and went to Caps for dinner. We have been there many times but they are from out of state. They thought the food was great and want to go there next time they are at the VA. Great food, nice people.

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Thank greenacers
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast recently after hearing great things about the place in general. These guys are known for their BBQ but the breakfast is also amazing. I had the steak and eggs and my buddy had an omelet; we both were happy with our choices. Coffee was good, and the staff was personable and to the point. A small... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I just remembered this place a couple days ago. I used to eat lunch here when I worked in the metro area. I love their pulled pork stacker sandwich and slaw. It's pricey at $9.75, but worth it.

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Thank Randee51
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My husband had the ribs with sliders. He enjoyed the BBQ and had food to bring home I had the chicken sandwich which was moist and juice with great flavor. We will definitely be back and try some more delicious food. The staff was friendly and everyone thanked us for coming in and to come again to try breakfast.

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1 Thank Lisa Y
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

If you're on the light rail in the Hiawatha area be sure to stop at Capps for some delicious mouth watering BBQ!

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1 Thank M7845QGsusanm
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Cap's has been a bi-monthly lunch stop for many years. The "Stacker" is delicious pulled-pork, great portion and great price. Brisket is delicious and the fries are some of the best in the Twin Cities. Service is always friendly and the outdoor patio is a nice option. Cap's will remain a staple for lunch options for the considerable future!

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1 Thank Shu123456
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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682 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Convenient to the light rail and Minnehaha Park. I wouldn't say the food is spectacular, but the location can't be beat. If you can bear a wait I would go to Sea Salt, though.

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1 Thank Rachel C
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Cap's is known for their ribs and they are great but my friend and I were disappointed in the sides. The Cole slaw was too watery and my buddy got the wrong dressing with her salad. The steak fries are great. My friend thought the ketchup tasted funny. The service is great and prices are reasonable. VERY convenient to the... More 

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1 Thank Catherine A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This was our first time here, came because it was an Editors Choice in MSP Magazine. I had the BBQ ribs and husband had Brisket Sandwich, both meats had good flavor, but very dry! Will not be back.

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Thank Jwbarton
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Ate her with my husband. I wasn't that hungry but he enjoyed his burger. Nothing super-fancy. The light rail stops virtually outside their door! Minnehaha Park & the Falls are across the street and not too far away.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Hiawatha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1684
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-722-2277

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?