Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Gahanna
Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Gahanna

Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Gahanna

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.capcitygahanna.com/
  • Phone: 6144789999x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm -10:00pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 3:00 - 11:00pm; Sunday: 3:00pm -9:00pm; Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Dan Manley
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Experience the upscale diner favorites with a twist in your own private dining room! Cap City Gahanna has one private dining room accommodating 12 to 14 guests that may be closed off from the main dining room. Several banquet menu options are offered to help plan a menu that is sure to please your guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Jeremy Hughes, General Manager 6144789999x
  • Special Events: Join us in our bar at Cap City from 4 - 6:30 p.m. Monday- Friday

    Monday Wine Night at Cap City Fine Diner and Bar
    Enjoy any bottle of wine from our collection at half price.

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: A public lot is available for our guests located directly outside of our restaurant.
A word from Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Gahanna
As with any diner, at Cap City Fine Diner and Bar you feel immediately comfortable and at ease. Like no other diner, it’s artsy and cool. The Cap City menu follows suit, with recognizable favorites like meatloaf receiving unexpected and delightful upscale twists, alongside trendier chef-driven dishes with big flavors. Desserts at this Cameron Mitchell Restaurant are retro-cool, taste better than you remember, and are showstopper-sized.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Gahanna reviews from OpenTable diners
86 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (53)special occasion (38)great for lunch (36)fit for foodies (33)kid-friendly (29)good for groups (24)great for brunch (21)hot spot (16)romantic (11)late-night find (7)vibrant bar scene (5)notable wine list (4)scenic view (3)great for outdoor dining (2)Show More
  • Review
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The meal was great. The waitress did a good job. I would recommend this restaurant to my friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food Problem
    70birthdayboy
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We had a table for 4; one person did not receive a good dish, so we sent it back. The fried Chicken was burnt and it took a long time before he received a new plate. We were all done eating by the time it arrived. But it was better the second time. The restaurant was not crowded on a Sunday evening so not sure what took so long. The waitress offered us a free dessert for my husband's birthday, then forgot to bring it, so we asked for it and she gave it to us. Other than that the food was great!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • gr8time
    Gr8time
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Food was amazing. Service was top notch. The restaurant has a very nice atmosphere. We will definitely be back soon.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Always good food and service. Cameron Mitchell restaurants are always top notch! We will be back soon!! I work at a business close by and I always recommend this restaurant to my customers.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently delicious main course
    Love2eat
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The pretzel appetizer is one of our favorites, however the pretzel was very dark in color and hard/stale. Tasted reheated. However the cheese dip for it and the blue cheese salmon salad is consistently delicious! The salmon is cooked to perfection and has to be some of the best around. The salad is always very fresh and good as well.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is amazing
    DaveCMH
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Amazing food and great service. The night I went was on a date and the noise level was a bit extreme but other than that great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We went to Cap City for a special occasion and chose this restaurant because of a particular dish. I am fond of the Balsamic Glazed Chicken and my mouth was watering just thinking of it! I was disappointed to find they had changed the dish. The breast meat was no longer used and was changed to the thigh (dark meat) and the skin was left on. Thus completely changed the taste of the dish. I felt that leaving the skin on did not allow the balsamic glaze to flavor the meat. Most people these days are not eating the skin to be healthy so that leaves the meat tasting like something at the church potluck. I also missed the crispy onions on top. I did find the spinach/peppers and the mashed potatoes just as wonderful as ever! Our server was great!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic
    lv2eat
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    The food was very good. I can't wait to go back and try other things. After dinner my girlfriend and I were able to sit there and visit without someone hovering over us. I would definitely recommend it and would go back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • cats
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Great food...always well presented...always tastes the same wonderful way!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic restaurant
    Luvhomecooked
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Great A+ food and impeccable service. Gourmet diner food. Open table works great here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Find
    DJJANE
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Good food, great service, nice atmosphere. Location is easy to find; restaurant is clean and not too noisy (at least not for Sunday brunch); food is very good.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My sister and hubby had picked up their son from Tucson, Az at the airport and met us there. They go to many Cols restaurants (and around the world) but had never been to this one. We all very much enjoyed the food and drinks. I had talked them into canceling reservations for a restaurant in Bexley so was very relieved they loved your restaurant and will no doubt visit it again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved this place
    lovethisplace
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I had my daughters birthday dinner here. The place was great they put my daughters birthday cake in the cooler and even cut it for the whole party. I will definitely return the service was great. The wine was excellent and so was the food huge portions
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • okay, a bit crowded
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Food is good, so is the service. Just a bit too crowded..hosts put you right o top of other diners. I've heard the one on olentangy is better about this.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice evening
    Sidwell
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The excellent waiter was by far the best thing about our dinner. The food was average and the noise made it very difficult to have a conversation with my husband.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everthing at Cap Cty is outstanding
    TheKnife
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Cap City has a great Gluten-Free menu. Service is always outstanding. If you like watching Restaurant shows on TV ask for table number 35 to watch the kitchen action.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Slow service
    Reelco
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The service at Cap City left a lot to be desired. The food was hot and edible, yet the time for preparation was much longer than anticipated. The server was cordial, but was a little overwhelmed and didn't stop by the table frequently. It took a long time for refills and there was no indication of how far along the food prep was. While dining with a family of 5, the dining experience was not good for the varying ages to include a toddler.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful!
    GNO9
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The food is outstanding at Cap City Diner, and the service was terrific! Definitely a place for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Long time since
    Calmseaz
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    It has been many years since we last visited Cap City Diner and we were pleasantly surprised. The dishes we ordered were very good. We will not wait for so many years to pass before dining at CCD again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not a great experience.
    Teatime
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Ver loud. Hard to carry a conversation. Steak was not cooked to order. Waitress did not pack toppings for dessert we ordered to go. Waitress did not provide dessert menu. Food was cold.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Good Atmoshpere a little noisy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    At times we couldn't hear ourselves because it was a little noisy. Also seemed cramped with servers running into each other. Great food and service though
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great casual dining
    Arkaye
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    A comfortable eating experience. Food is always well cooked. Menu provides a good variety to choose from.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Layed-back but lively
    Clovergirl
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I can always count on Cap City for good American-style food in a fun, casual atmosphere. They also serve up fine cocktails, which not all restaurants do well. The last time I was there, I tried one of the seasonal drinks. It was a different, interesting taste and I liked it. If you have never been there, give Cap City a try.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great mid week meal
    Barbara
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    We decided at the last minute to go out for dinner and I made a reservation for just an hour from the time I logged in to Open Table. We arrived and were seated immediately. We had a nice meal with a friendly server assisting us. Great time
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • No open table request done
    Deborah
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    We requested a round table and said we were having a birthday. We told them again when we came and nothing was done. We were really disappointed. We use to celebrate all special occasions here. Now since it is under new ownership I don't know that we will come back except maybe for lunch. Waitress was weak had to request even water multiple times.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great brunch!
    lrb777
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    A wonderful meal at Cap City as usual. I took my sons and daughter-in-law to brunch and everyone had a great meal. The only complaint I had was that I took an order of bread pudding (my favorite dessert) home with me and it was missing some components. After a call to the restaurant, I was promised a free dessert on my next visit!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gourmet on a budget
    lucky219
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Excellent upscale diner fare at average prices. Lives up to the Cameron Mitchell name.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food and Great Atmosphere
    Jess785
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    I had a few family members in town and we were looking for somewhere that had breakfast and lunch options. Cap City has a great selection of both. The food was delicious, the service was prompt and friendly, and the portions were huge! You could definitely share a few things with a table and still have plenty for everyone!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Cap City!
    LAHinCols
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I've eaten at Cap City Diner at both of their locations and always have amazing food with great service. The quality of the food is always top-notch and their desserts are to die for. Personal favorites include the Romano-crusted chicken, Two apple spinach salad and of course the meatloaf. The only reason I didn't mark it as being a romantic destination is because it can get a bit noisy when it's crowded. I would recommend it to anyone in search of an upscale meal at reasonable prices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • good time/good food
    gidgetVIP
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Took my husband and friends for a birthday dinner-food and service were great. Loved the Harvest Salad!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gahanna Gold!
    RKHarr
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We eat here frequently and always ask ourselves,"Why don't we eat here more often?" Cap City has a always met or exceeded our expectations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • weaverfoodies
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Be careful! The portion sizes are hugh! We love the food and if you share you save room for their delicious desserts!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome food!
    finedining2
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I was looking for a place with good food, & decent portions (my hubby likes to eat), and kid friendly (because I had no sitter) to take my husband out for Father's Day & Cap City did not disappoint us! The food was awesome and our server was great too. I'd definitely recommend this place to others.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gluten Free Find
    Stayceline
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    I am gluten free and not only did I find wonderful menu items I could eat, I was treated very well! Our waiter, Chase, was very knowledgeable about what I could eat, and was very nice about helping me find something to eat.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bland
    sekng2flavor
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    I was surprised how bland the food was... For the price you would expect something better. Even my 4 year olds who will eat anything turned their noses up. Our server was very good and the treasure chest for the kids was cool.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good choice for lunch
    Gopher5
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    Wide variety of items on menu, which helped our birthday group of 8 each find something they wanted to eat including one with celiac disease. Separate gluten free menu was a real plus.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always reliable always good.
    Nappingwolf
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    One of my favorite go to restaurants. Something for everyone. Always good service and good food.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 49 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 829 reviews are from the Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Gahanna reviews archive.
  • Food always good, ambiance OK
    MiamiConciergeVIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Went with friends for dinner on Saturday. It was busy, so we appreciated being able to make reservations on Open Table. While this location, like the on in Grandview, can be pretty lively & noisy, we were further distracted because we were seated near the kitchen entrance. It is family friendly without being too casual. Cap City always has a nice variety on its menu for s various tastes and dietary needs. They offer a gluten-free menu, which is very nice. The gluten-free rolls were good. I often have the salmon, but also like the meatloaf (bring an extra stomach: it's HUGE) and have never disliked anything I've tried. Service was friendly and efficient. Also, we were celebrating a birthday and appreciated the complimentary dessert.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Graduation dinner was perfect!
    hungryfolks
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    We had a party of 5 to celebrate my husband's MBA graduation. We had reservations so we were seated immediately upon arrival. Reservations were at 5:30 PM and we were finished and out of there by 6:30. This was important to us since some of our party had to drive home over 150 miles away. It was as though our server picked up on the fact that we needed to move things along. Everything was delicious! Salad, iced tea and the MEATLOAF they are famous for! Children's menu had a great selection. I noticed they also have a "young adult" section on their kid's menu - this is perfect for those kids who aren't quite ready to eat an entire adult meal but kiddie meals just aren't enough! We loved it!! Highly recommend!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • If you love Reubens
    FulltimeFoodie
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    I went to Cap City on a lunch date with my mother. Of course I've heard rumors of their exceptional meatloaf so I opted for the meatloaf sandwich. While it was certainly enjoyable, it's still just meatloaf. Quite honestly, the Reuben my mother had ordered stole the show. It looked to-die-for (and I am not a Reuben fan). Mom is most definitely an aficionado of the Reuben, and she claims it is "hands-down" the BEST she's ever had, ever. Trust me, that is saying a lot. She said the corned beef was so tender and perfect. She is still talking about it. If you love the Reuben, I believe this is it for you.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.