Capo's Chicago Pizza & Fine Italian Dinners
Capo's Chicago Pizza & Fine Italian Dinners

Capo's Chicago Pizza & Fine Italian Dinners

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://sfcapos.com/
  • Phone: 4159868998
  • Hours of Operation:

    Dinner: Su-Th 5:00pm-10:00pm
    Dinner: F-Sa 5:00pm-11:00pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizzeria
  • Executive Chef: Tony Gemignani
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Capo’s dining room and bar is a private dining space that can accommodate up to 44 seated guests in the dining room, 11 seated at the bar, or 70 guests for standing receptions. Crafted after the landmark Golden Gate Bridge, our mahogany bar echoes art deco design, which flows through the entire restaurants subtle nod to noir. Capo’s is the ideal location for family-style receptions, birthdays, weddings, rehearsal dinners and team-building events. The restaurant is equipped with an iPod docked sound system and two flat-screen TV’s at the bar which can be used for video presentations. Our bar can be set up for your unique needs, be it open, limited host, or cash bar.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Stockton & Columbus
  • Public Transit: We are a block away from the 30, 45, and 8X lines.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Capo’s does not offer valet parking. There are parking lots on Vallejo between Powell and Stockton which we recommend.
A word from Capo's Chicago Pizza & Fine Italian Dinners
“I want Capo’s to feel like a neighborhood place that’s been here for years, while also transporting guests to a moment in time when Italian-American cuisine began to form its roots in our culture.” - Tony Gemignani. Celebrating classic Chicago-style cuisine with an emphasis on authenticity and quality of ingredients, the menu dishes up favorites like true Chicago-style pizza served on four types of crust: Deep Dish, Cast Iron Pan, Stuffed, and Cracker Thin. Each style is made with Ceresota Flour from one of the oldest mills in Chicago. Capo’s signature dish is marked by the Quattro Forni pizza, taking Gemignani’s World Pizza Championship winning dish, the Tre Forni, to the next level by cooking it four different times as opposed to three; and is limited to 20 per day due to extensive specialized preparations.
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Capo's Chicago Pizza & Fine Italian Dinners reviews from OpenTable diners
89 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (58)fit for foodies (40)good for groups (28)hot spot (19)special occasion (18)romantic (17)vibrant bar scene (14)kid-friendly (13)notable wine list (11)great for lunch (6)late-night find (6)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Capo's is Captivating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This was my second time at Capo's and once again they exceeded my expectations. Both times were for special occasions. This visit was for my parents 50th wedding anniversary. I was a bit nervous since my dad grew up in Palermo Italy. His comments when the evening was over Ambiance A+ and the food was Stupendo (wonderful) and Autentico (authentic). We had ordered the meatballs as a started, 3 came with the dish our fantastic server brought out 4. One for each of us. Capo's goes above and beyond to make you feel like part of the family. This place is a gem!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awful pizza
    john
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Worst thin crust pizza I have every had, in addition it was $29 for a thin crust pizza.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First timers!
    SFdiner
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We saw a review in Sunset Magazine and were excited to give it a try! The service was excellent and we had the award winning Dillinger pizza. Cast iron crust is the way to go if you like deep dish. Very good and highly recommended. Looking forward to a return trip to try other Italian dishes. The homemade sausage looks incredible.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The whole experience was excellent. Staff is friendly and knowledgable. The food was so good. And the portions are very large. Excellent value. Will share things next time and we are definitely going back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Pizza Ever!!
    bellacucina55
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Capo's far exceeded our expectations! This was one of the best pizza's our family has every had. We had the cast iron pizza, The Dillinger, that just won the competition in Las Vegas. Every bite was better than the last! We are still enjoying the leftovers and cannot wait to return. Thank you for a delicious, well-priced meal. By the way, we had a really nice waiter. He capped off a really nice evening for us!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cool spot
    Yumguy
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Went here before a comedy show at Cobb's. Sizable portions, yet they don't budge on quality. Highly
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not authentic Chicago Deep Dish
    ChicagoNativeInCA
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Anyone from Chicago or has been to Chicago knows the pizza is NOT sweet. Capo's deep dish pizza is sweet and therefore NOT authentic Chicago. If you want authentic, try Gino's East (my favorite) or Lou Malnati's. You can order either online and shipped to your home so do the comparison yourself.
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  • Love Capo's
    LoveCaposVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Get the homemade calebrese sausage with honey and cracker think Michigan Ave pizza!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Simply Amazing
    CallMeTuba
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    So I'll just start this by saying I'm kind of hard to please. This place was great. It was a cool vintage atmosphere. The waiter was super friendly and really helpful with the menu. It turned to be a romantic dinner and amazing food. I would highly recommend this restaurant to my friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Pizza
    Cindy
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Capo's was a great find. Their portions are rather large. We ordered the mozz garlic bread, artichoke dip and 2 cracker crust pizzas and we took a lot home for the next day. Would definitely recommend!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Found Capo's after reading someone's review of a different restaurant. So decided to take a chance and was pleasantly surprised.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • BeateVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We loved the speakeasy atmosphere and decor with brick walls, old photos, tufted red leather banquets. We suggested they play music from the 30's to enhance the mood. The Big Jim deep dish pizza was yummy with lots of filling and a crust that held up to the weight of the filling. We would definitely return. We saw salads and other pizzas at adjoining tables and they all looked lovely and were claimed to be delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome!
    YONO
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Easily some of the best pizza I've had in San Francisco.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • AWESOME!
    PIzzaVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    San Francisco isn't a pizza town -- we all know this. Well, this pizza is amazing. I'm going to say its the "Best in SF".
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good place for deep dish pizza
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Good location in North Beach. We were seated promptly. The restaurant has a good vibe and decor but it's quite small, not many good tables for 2. Ordered wine by the pint - nice touch, water wasn't ice-cold - even better. We got the deep dish The Nonna pizza (with bolognese sauce), it was lovely and very big - we had leftovers for lunch and dinner the next day. Also tried their mozzarella garlic bread - the platter for $5 is huge. We were brought a free soup and bread also but didn't touch this in order to save our appetites for the pizza. They said it would be about a 45 minute wait but we got the pizza after about half an hour. I would love to come back to try the The Dillinger but my husband was put off by the cream in it. Recommended.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Make Time for Deep Dish
    eatme
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    enjoyed my experience here. Food was good, server was attentive and kind. I will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    romantic, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delightful surprise beautiful space
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    From the attentive service to the delicious food, everything was perfect.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprised my sis and daughter
    MaryK
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    and brought them here after seeing it reviewed on Check Please! Reservations were a good thing too, as the place was packed. The restaurant is smaller than it looked on the show and the bar was not as welcoming as I would have liked. Still, we got a drink each and then was promptly seated at our booth. Service was good, our waiter offered suggestions. We ordered the Caprese and Cesar salads, then margarita thin crust pizza. The caprese had slices of the mozzarella with what tasted like tomato and red pepper mixture in the middle. Different but delectible. The pizza was super thin, super garlicky and super tasty. We loved it! We left with smiles on our faces, slight damage to my wallet and knowing we will be back.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Pizza in San Francsico!
    DiscriminatingDinerVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    This is a must-dine venue if you're in the city and need a pizza fix. The "Quattro Forni" pizza with prosciutto is simply one of the best, deep-dish pizzas you will have ever...anywhere! I've had pizza around the world and this is the only one I've ever written about -- it's truly that good! We brought kids as well and they enjoyed the traditional thin crust pizza, but the deep dish was a real treat for the parents. The soup (served with every meal) and the "antipasti platter" we ordered were excellent as well. So is the house wine -- the Capo's Family Recipe -- which is a red meritage of 5 Italian varietals that goes very well with the pizza! I will eat here again the next time I'm in San Francisco, and I'm already missing it back home.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Doesn't take American Express
    Alfonso
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    A true gem off of Columbus. Fantastic bold flavorful dishes including thin and deep dish pasta. Mixed greens salad w fried cherries was a knockout. So were the pork chop and pastas. Pastas superior because they were house made.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasty italian treats!
    chambers
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The conchiglie with seafood is delish! This is my second time dining and I still love it!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    SteveVIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Deep dish, meatballs and a Caesar salad, all were amazing! Another gem by tony! 5 stars!
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  • Great food, good value and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2000VIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We brought our granddaughters for a San Francisco experience after a performance of Beach Blanket Babylon. We found an extremely friendly place with great food. We had a thin-crust pizza with two different toppings and an order of eggplant lasagna - both were excellent. Our server made a point of warning us of the large portions so we didn't over order. Drinks are generous and prices very reasonable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GREAT Chicago Style Pizza
    FogEfoodE
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Awesome experience. We had a table of 10 to celebrate a birthday and the staff was very accommodating but get their first! It's a tiny restaurant and the line starts at 6:00 p.m. There's also a 45 minute wait for the Deep Dish Pizzas so not recommended for kids who need to eat in a hurry. It's all about the pizza here!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The Best
    Bella
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    2nd time in two weeks that i went to Capos both time the food was outstanding the service was impeccable. The staff makes u feel so welcomed. love this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bella
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Everything about Capos was excellent. The lasagna was to die for. Clams casino were to die for. Enjoyed the experience. My friend was here from Boise they don't have food like Capos there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Gem!
    Jo22
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Last year we found Capo's from a recommendation. We loved it so much, we took the group here to celebrate my birthday. The food is delicious, the atmosphere is from the 50's and the service is out of this world. Next time we visit fan Fran, you can bet we will visit Capo's.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go Tony
    Dar4Travel
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I am a person who is really up tight about losing Tony's Pyzano in Castro Valley. I made a special point to visiting Capo's. Great experience. Way too much great food. Great chianti and super pizza. I would suggest a 9-inch pizza for an individual. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lots-sa-sauce
    DavidC
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Very nice place...needs a little monitoring of the pizza sauce levels. I'm sure I ordered the pizza under there somewhere (Capos-Old Chicago Style), but not the three 16 oz cans of tomato paste literally applied to the deep dish. It probably a preference thing, so I don't hit them hard because everything else was above average.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pizza and a show
    Lafawnduh
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Service and food were excellent. When we booked our reservation we made it a point to let the restaurant know that we had tickets to a show at Bimobo's and needed to finish our dinner by 7. Their pizza pies take 40 mins to make but it's well worth the wait! I've never seen a or tasted a pizza like their award winning Dillinger. HUGE and delicious and plenty for a party of 6. They really take pizza making to another level. Their Negroni pairs perfectly. Absolutely superb and we're looking forward to going back again very soon! Great dinner and we made it to the show on time as requested.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Return Visit and not disappointed
    Raybo22
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    This was a return visit after a late night dinner the previous week....we LOVE this place! The food is phenomenal (as are the bar drinks....) The menu has a choice in every food group, the baked pastas are a meal in its self....There are at least 20 pizzas to choose from....but be careful, they are HUGE! SO very tasty and hand crafted, the pizzas are like none other! If you love prosciutto, you have to have the appetizer....they cut paper thin slices that are so tasty, trust me, it's a great call! The restaurant was jumping on a Wednesday night, make sure to make a reservationso you can experience this gem! We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    CaposWON
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Gentlemen on balance our meal was mostly acceptable. However! Having spent many years living in Chicago & being very familiar with Als Beef and MR Beef. I took exception to there claim as well as presentation of Italian Beef Chicago Style. I sent them an email explaining my position and to my dismay didn't even get an auto reply email acknowledging they got my email and would respond when practical. FYI the meat was not very tender or tasty. Based on this unprofessional approach I would not return.
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    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great dinner - friendly service.
    Jerseygirl13
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    The service was terrific. Everyone was pleasant and helpful. We had been many times to Tony's Neopolitan and wanted to try his other restaurant. We were not in the mood for pizza. We tried the chicken marsala - divine. We will surely return.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Used Open Table (late dining)
    Betsy
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Because of open table reservations I got a call from a very nice and smart hostess letting us know that if we wanted a deep dish pizza that I needed to order by 9:30 pm. I knee we wanted one and I knee which pizza we wanted, I had the menu online, so I ordered that on the phone and when a arrived the hostess knew who a were and told us the pizza was cooking. Our waiter was good and was about to tell us the pizzas were not available because of the time then the hostess explained out food was cooking. Everything went well, we had a nice soup with tender fresh bread before our pizza. The pizza was huge and really great. We took most of it to go. I would like to go back with more of an appetite so we can sample more yummy options on the menu.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • NA
    HIddenGEM12
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    It was a great experience, I look forward to a return visit.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy
    LikeGoodFood
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    Fun restaurant that serves yummy food - great pizza and pasta, large servings.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hmmm
    Disappointed
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    We spent $80.00, poboy sandwich to go, jambalaya, fried chicken, shrimp n grits, gumbo.the only good this was the gumbo, tossed salad that came very dry jumbalaya, n the collard greens. Wouldn't go back but if I did, all I would have is the collard greens, salad n the gumbo. Sorry.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Wait staff was very helpful and friendly, great comfort food, well prepared, fun atmosphere. Not great for large groups, we had a party of six and felt a bit cramped. Otherwise, a great experience! We will return but this time with a smaller group.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT addition to NB
    karenwalkerVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Old school feel with old school, top notch service. Best deep dish pizza in California by far. Housemade antipasti and Italian fare will remind you of the kind of food they ate in The Godfather. Outstanding.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Dishes
    Edward
    Dined on 5/26/2014
    Every dish represented a new and delightful eating experience. I especially liked the garlic bread with "everything" on it. Simply scrumptious. Also try the pork chop in a rich sauce.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 49 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 1 reviews are from the Capo's Chicago Pizza & Fine Italian Dinners reviews archive.