Capocaccia
Capocaccia

Capocaccia

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.capocaccia.ca/
  • Phone: (416) 921-3141
  • Hours of Operation:


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    Lunch:

    Monday -Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm


    Dinner:

    Monday & Tuesday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

    Wednesday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm

    Thursday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer an array of possibilities for special events and parties. From an exclusive private event in our dining room, we will make certain that it is a once in a lifetime experience. We offer a complete buyout of the restaurant any evening (up to 90 people). Or our private dining room (up to 45 people). We also have a high top communal table (chefs table) which is ideal for parties (up to 12 people). All events include a customized menu created by our chef and regional wine pairings. Please call the restaurant for availability and pricing information.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rosehill Ave.
  • Public Transit: Yonge St. @ St. Clair Ave. E.

    St. Clair Station

    Summerhill Station
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Capocaccia
WELCOME TO CAPOCACCIA! When you walk in through the towering glass doors, you are met by owner Salvatore Mele or one of our friendly managers. First impressions are key! Towering ceilings and a multistory wine rack puts a spotlight on every wine bottle. Deep-grained wood tables set up close together are lit softly to create an intimate bistro-style environment. Many regulars prefer sitting at our long bar or our high communal table, but you may choose the cozy tables or outside covered patio during the summer months.

With comfort at its heart, Capocaccia is a lighthearted and fresh take on trendy dining where guests can look and feel great, while enjoying the very best of Italian cuisine. We have an Italian Chef that puts Italian heart into every dish…. from pizzas, pastas, antipasto and salads to the specials of the day. Cibo Italiano.
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Capocaccia reviews from OpenTable diners
45 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (31)great for lunch (16)fit for foodies (15)good for groups (12)great for outdoor dining (11)romantic (10)special occasion (8)kid-friendly (5)hot spot (5)notable wine list (3)late-night find (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Roxie
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    The staff at the restaurant are amazing, they make you feel comfortable and you can tell they enjoy working there. We were greeted with a complimentary glass of champagne as they knew it was our anniversary, the service and the food was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Authentic Italian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    This is our new neighbourhood favourite restaurant. The decor is a little eccentric, but the food and the staff's Italian accents are authentic and fantastic! I cannot wait to sample the whole menu! On both occasions we brought our 6-month old who loved watching the action outside the big windows; the staff sat us at a table with room for our stroller and were very accommodating. We had a wonderful anniversary and on a second occasion birthday dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Salty Food
    Anne
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    They were really busy, so maybe that is why the service was mediocre at best. Food too, extremely salty and they left olives with the pits inside on the pizza....Not impressed at all. Never going back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food
    SwedishChef
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    I Enjoyed the meat and cheese platter with a pizza and cream brûlée to follow, my wife had the seafood linguine that she said was the best she ever had. We will be back.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Generally like this place, but ...
    KnowFood
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    I have always enjoyed going here for pizza. The other night, though, I had pasta. It was awful. Pappardelle with Lamb Ragu. This is a dish i love if it is done well. However in this case, it tasted as if they'd opened a can of hunt's tomato sauce and threw in a few bits of lamb taken from a can of scotch broth soup. I even had to add salt at the table, which is something I never do.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    The food and service was great. We loved the mushroom salad and pasta.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent
    TOFoodie
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    I made a lunch reservation. These usually fail me somehow due to the inevitable lunch hour rush but this place met all my expectations. Service was efficient, friendly and flexible. Food was delicious and affordable. I'd go back any day (and I will!).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Capocaccia
    PAPAROOTS
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Good mid-town location. Attentive friendly service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Successful business lunch
    santaclara
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    My business lunch for two lasted four hours. Waitstaff checked on us frequently but we never felt rushed or interrupted. Everything about the place contributed to a very successful meeting. I would dine there again with friends and family as I have done before, but I'd also return for professional meals/meetings.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outwithfriends
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    A great discovery. Lovely room, friendly staff, delicious food. Nice vib.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Crowded
    cathy223
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Pizza definitely better than the pastas, salads absolutely delicious! Was very busy.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The food is always fresh, tasty, authentic, and it was great like always. Greatest service ever! Great atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • tkavan
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Good food as usual, and good service. The noise level was quite a bit high this lunchtime. Many restaurant seem to sacrifice sound-deadening insulation for a trendy look.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Booboo
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Despite the restaurant being busy at lunch hour on a week day, service was polite and efficient. Food was very tasty and just the right size portion for a lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Hello123
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    2 out of 3 meals were good. I do not recommend the salad with fennel or the Branzino.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I am a neighbourhood fan
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    The family that runs this restaurant are great. Good, casual dining, nice atmosphere, good food, fantastic pizza and reasonably priced. I keep coming back for a reason - it's predictably good. My guest said to me, "I didn't even know this place was here, but I am glad I know now." The renovations make it even nicer, great outdoor dining and nice indoors too.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 29 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 31, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 37 reviews are from the Capocaccia reviews archive.
  • Foodie
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Nice ambiance. Average food and poor service. Has been better in the past. Hope it was just an off night.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great dining experience
    tjmachadoVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Service was really good and friendly but I was not blown away with the food. They need more entrees for the non-pizza/pasta set.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Patio
    Xavier
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Though I had been here for dinner before with young relatives and all loved it, my bro. and I found the non-pasta options very limited. We would highly recommend Lunch. The food is always very good and the service just right. The one thing we did both notice however is that it has become pricey. Again for dinner we can think of better options with equally lovely patios for dinner at lower prices. We would however continue to recommend for lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The neighbourhood gem
    hidgemVIP
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    As always staff make your visit here exceptional friendly and very accommodating. The food is good and always consistent just like home cooked Italian the way mamma would make. A must if you are in the area .
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • note enough food
    luv2dine
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    The two men in our group both ordered the veal......when it arrived at the table, we all looked at each other and giggled.....the portions were tiny. My husband had to make more food when he we got home and he isn't a big eater!!! I'd suggest ordering the pasta, which was delicious and the portion big.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great spot.
    anon
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We love Capocaccia. A marvellous (and relaxing) place with great food. Keep up the good work.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • decline in quality of food
    nicj
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Brunch used to be fantastic and now it's not an option. The flavors and food quality was very good in the past but has declined significantly.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience
    ElstonVIP
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Service top notch. Food was excellent. Nice wine list. Plus they offer corkage! Great space and vibe. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Time and Food
    openmind
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    When you arrive you are greeted by the host and seated promptly. Your server is not far behind to offer drinks and apps. The food was very good in taste and presentation. The energy level was fantastic from the bar to the tables. Had a simple but very good wine list from affordable to reasonable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disapponting
    Diningout
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    Service terrible. Not busy. Only one other table in our area was occupied. After taking our order we did not see our waiter until table was cleared! Pizza was very good, but only 3 pieces of basil the size of a fingernail-really??? Eggplant -tomato sauce tasty but isn't eggplant Parmesan supposed to have cheese?
    Special Features:
    Great for Lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • An excellent lunch spot
    tkavan
    Dined on 4/14/2014
    The gnocchi fimina and the pappardelle were two favourites at our table. Both food and service were excellent. Good coffee too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noise level extreme on a Saturday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Noise level extreme on a Saturday night . I would avoid it on a weekend. We were offered a quieter table --but had this not been available were were on our way out the door.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Good food, nicely delivered
    santaclara
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    I like this restaurant and it is very conveniently located. The welcome is always warm and friendly, the environment very attractive and the menu appealing. Our waiter was particularly helpful in explaining dishes and had a delightful sense of humour which added to the fun. Food: Our appetizer (mozzarella & tomatoes) was excellent. Unfortunately, the salmon main course was over-cooked, not medium/rare as requested, but the accompanying vegetables wee excellent. The main course pasta was delicious.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Gem!
    Alfresco
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    As always, food and service were great. One of my favorite restaurants in our city.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wait staff very nice but food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    Wait staff very nice but food was terrible. Would not recommend or go there again!!!!!!!!!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent food-resonable cost
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    Only the second time I've eaten here. Food was excellent and the wait-staff were super helpful and attentive. It was a perfect place to take a friend for a birthday celebration.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hip staff
    Getouthere
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    I arrived at this restaurant without expectations as I walked through the doorway I was greeted by a very attractive vibrant woman she showed us to our table reserved through open table once seated our waiter read us the specials and offered us some drinks. I noticed there was another waiter who looked almost the twin to our waiter almost like they were brothers The meal itself was very well prepared my dish a veal chop was well seas mines and my wife's dish a linguini pescatore was very tasty I enjoyed our dinner and would go again They had a patio that looked interesting would go back and try dinner there in the summer I would recommend this place to my friends
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasty, nice decor
    rondamicVIP
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Nice place, tasty food and lovely decor. A tad over priced for what their offering, but that's the neighbourhood. Nice restaurant atmosphere, will likely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Nice Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Our server was a young lady who was friendly, knew her menu and was very helpful with suggestions. Lovely casual place which had a good mix of diners when we arrived and then became a younger crowd as the evening progressed. Music got louder as evening progressed making conversation difficult but we were most done by then. Food was tasty, good pizza, pasta and the vegan MInestrone was a big hit. Would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good but pricey
    PBIF
    Dined on 2/17/2014
    Decent, fairly authentic Italian food. All good, but pricey. For me, it should be better for the $$, but it IS at Yonge/St. Clair....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bad service but good food
    ravio
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Upon arriving at the restaurant on-time for our reservation the hostess asked who was first in line, which happened to be us so I informed the hostess we were first. She ignored me and seated someone behind us then came back for us later. I felt ignored and less important than other customers. We happen to be a same-sex couple so being treated unfairly is a bit of a sore spot for us. The food was good and we like the restaurant (even though our appetizer took 45 minutes, though our server was kind and apologetic). We won't be coming back though due to the rude hostess.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Valentine's dinner
    Tlatina
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Upon arriving, we were greeted by several servers and they asked us to wait, but only for a few minutes. When we were seated, our server approached our table and introduced herself, she was fantastic! She was polite and super friendly and would keep coming to our table to make sure we were being looked after. I'm not overly comfortable with ordering Italian so she went over some of the menu items that stood out to me. The food itself was okay, as mentioned, I'm not the most Italian savvy when it comes to food. The ambiance was great! Romantic, not quiet but that's okay, we were happy.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great service and food!
    TOfoodieVIP
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    the staff was great and really enjoyed our dinner. looking forward to our next visit!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • lovely lunch spot
    dinergal
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    If you are looking for great italian food at Yonge and St. Clair - look no further. The food never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.