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Cappy's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Alamo Heights
American, Contemporary
As featured in 3 days in San Antonio
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5011 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5707 (Mary D)
+1 210-828-9669
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Sat 10:00 - 14:30
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for a romantic dinner. Superb service, food and atmosphere! Wonderful variety of dishes. Cream brûlée for dessert is great!

Thank DW M
Selma, Texas, United States
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome wait staff, great food, great environment - I've had this on my list for a long time and am glad I finally made it today. Kenneth was our waiter and I think it was the best service I've had to the best of my memory. The salmon over spinach and rice was great. Bourbon bottom pecan pie was really... More 

Thank Allen H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This place is a bit on the uppedy side but the food is great. The waitstaff is friendly and the ambience is good if you go in time to beat the lunch or dinner crowds, otherwise it can get a little loud in there. The shrimp is amazing and great size. And their meat dishes are great portions and tasty.... More 

Thank 82dianac
San Antonio, Texas
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Cappy's has been a classy establishment as long as I've lived in San Antonio. You know you're in for great service when the wait staff have their names embroidered on their shirts. Reservations are definitely suggested fur Saturday night. This time I opted for the duck breast special I had a field greens salad to start which included goat cheese,... More 

Thank Dave H
San Antonio, Texas
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108 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cappy's has been around since the 70s apparently. Its a well known spot in the Heights and has good food and bar on 2 floors, as well as a shady patio. Usually good. It can be a hit or miss these days. Fairly noisy due to hard surfaces on the 1st floor.

Thank guitarspeak
New Braunfels, Texas
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to try Cappy's on a Sunday evening. The comfortable ambience is complemented by the superior service. Despite the excellent presentation, though, the prime rib was rather anemic in taste. We wished it had tasted as good as it looked. The same could be said for the swordfish. However, the toffee pudding was one of the best deserts I've... More 

Thank Doug T
San Antonio, Texas
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A very eclectic menu with mixed flavors, I would go again and just order appetizers, the selection is great! Nice ambiance too!

Thank Anna R
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

a joint feel (meaning non chain) , very classy and excellent service and quality. Great décor, very clean and service was great.

Thank Peter2150
Dallas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great venue and service. Food was fresh and the serving size was just right. No issue with having a nice conversation. Staff was very pleasant and attentive without being pushy. Martini could of been served in a grown-up glass but other than that, great place to have a nice dinner. Off the beaten path but worth the ride.

Thank Paul A
Rogersville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I followed trip advisors advance and ended up here. I walked in the door waring swimming trunks and flip flops to see that this is a high end restaurant and I'm under dressed but customer service is just as important in my reviews so I continued to be seated. I was skeptical when they brought me my plate because it... More 

Thank Darrin J

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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
US$31 - US$50
American, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:30
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
  • Neighbourhood: 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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