Capo Restaurant

4.7
578 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Located on West Broadway in South Boston, Capo Restaurant is a rustic neighborhood gathering place serving fine Italian food and spirits in an energetic and comfortable setting. Our cozy, open concept kitchen, offers a carefully crafted menu consisting of fresh house made pastas, smokey wood-fired pizzas, and a wide selection of classic Italian dishes.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Contemporary Italian
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Hours of operation
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 5:00pm - 1:00am
Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 1:00am

Dinner:
Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Brunch:
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(617) 993-8080
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Nicholas Dixon
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Broadway T Stop
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Entertainment
RETRO VIBES & GOOD TIMES are tucked underneath Capo Restaurant! The Supper Club looks to recapture the excitement of going out on the town for dinner and a show.
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Special events & promotions
Kindly email us: info@caposouthboston.com
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Looking to celebrate a special occasion?? Let Capo play host to your : -Dinner Parties -Birthday's -Post Work Gatherings -Holiday Parties -Engagement Parties -Christenings -Graduation Parties -Corporate Luncheons -Rehearsal Dinners -Weddings -Bridal & Baby Showers -Catering (Offsite)

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What 578 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
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Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Capo’s bottomless pasta night is awesome! Such a fun spot for dinner

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5.0Dined on August 14, 2018

We were visiting my husbands son and his wife in Boston from Colorado and wanted to treat them to a nice dinner out. Capo had great reviews and we decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. The service was great and the boulanase was the best I've ever had! All of us enjoyed our meals very much and the pino noir we had was exceptional. Thanks to the wonderful staff at Capo for such a memorable experience!

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5.0Dined on August 11, 2018

Hands down some of the best food I’ve had in Boston! When you get to Capo, you are greeted at the door and let in properly. There were many attendants waiting to seat us as well. We sat in the back near the wood ovens which all night smelled so great! I had the Lobster Gnocchi which was packed with fresh lobster! The gnocchi was prepared perfectly and not heavy at all. If you like brussel sprouts, get them as an appetizer. You’ll thank me later. Be prepared for a slightly higher noise level than normal—I attribute this to many big parties of people. Definitely will be back again when I visit Boston!

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1.0Dined on August 11, 2018

We live in southie and go here once a month and I was disappointed in the service and the food. Our waiter didn’t not check in on us once after we received our drinks and food, just to give us the bill. Two of us ended up getting the Chicken Parm and the chicken and was chewy and tastes like it had been frozen for too long. First time I’ve had a bad meal and bad service..

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5.0Dined on August 3, 2018

Fabulous Italian cuisine, service & atmosphere! We will frequent this gem for sure!

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5.0Dined on July 26, 2018

Outstanding. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on July 26, 2018

Very nice meal and great service.

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3.0Dined on July 25, 2018

The airco was at causing it to freeze in the restaurant. The noise is extreme which is spoiling the evening. The food was good!

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5.0Dined on July 25, 2018

Always love Capo. It’s my fiance and mines favorite spot in Southie. We had a long wait for one of the dishes to be brought out. Nothing that we were upset about and they voluntarily brought us free gelato vouchers. Great experience as always!

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5.0Dined on July 24, 2018

great restaurant, food is amazing, and i love the vibe of the place. My daughters live in Southie and go all the time. Will definitely go again!!

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4.0Dined on July 22, 2018

I had heard many great things about Capo and I wasn't disappointed. In fact had a great evening. Service was perfect. Had read a few comments about Laura and she was as porfessional and agreeable as previous diners noted. Martini was perfect and wine wonderful, Had the Veal Milanese, best in a long time. Others had Tuna and were more than happy. Great night!

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2018

Staff, food, and atmosphere for all great. Zach was very attentive as were other staff that passed by and offered assist along the way. Braised beef ravioli was delicious. Pizza was delicious. Cannolis were perfectly crunchy and not too sweet. The gelato was smooth and creamy. Refills were timely. We could not of asked for anything extra.

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5.0Dined on July 18, 2018

Went here for the first time a few days ago for our anniversary. Loved it.

We sat in the back dining area which is a little nicer and a little quieter than the front. But the whole restaurant has a great look and a great vibe. The back area has an open kitchen, lots of brick and wood, and a vibe a little like Fore Street in Portland if that were an Italian restaurant. :)

The hostesses were all extremely friendly and helpful. Our server (never got his name) was outstanding. Knowledgeable, friendly, attentive but never hovering.

We started with appetizers of meatballs and prosciutto covered figs. Could not have been better. I can still taste both of them now.

My wife had scallops with risotto; I had the veal marsala. Really well prepared and just plain delicious.

We finished with gelato from the cart they have at the front of the restaurant.

We loved every aspect of our evening. Perhaps the one overall description I would have for this place is extremely well run. I am no restaurant expert but this place just seemed to hum with an incredible efficiency. People constantly in motion serving food, taking orders, cooking meals.

I can't wait to go back.

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2018

AMAZING!!!!! It is everything you want. Love this place and will always be a go to.

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2018

Straight up my best restaurant experience ever.

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5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

Food and service was great at Capo. Loved my ravioli... best I’ve had in awhile and my hubby enjoyed his chicken parm!

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5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

Capo food is fantastic and the decor and was very nice. Our server Megan was outstanding and we plan on visiting again soon. The meatball appetizer was one of the best I have ever had. We also took home some of their gelato that was also excellent.

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5.0Dined on July 12, 2018

Capo is a great neighborhood spot, and the food is always great!

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5.0Dined on July 8, 2018

We love capo. We are regulars and often visit on Saturday evenings.

The food is great - wonderful staples and a nice selection of weekly specials.

The staff is very attentive and is very forgiving of our active 18 month old who loves to tour the front and back of the house..

(Jr’s favorite is the arancini carbonara... and i love the pork shank)

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3.0Dined on July 8, 2018

I have previously been to Capo on several occasions and have had great experiences, but my veal dish this time was terrible. On previous occasions I had this same dish and it was better.

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

The food was a perfect Italian experience! The menu’s description was exactly present on the plate ; even more!

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5.0Dined on July 5, 2018

The wait staff was very attentive. The food was good for the price. The ambiance was lively, but not overwhelming.

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4.0Dined on June 30, 2018

we had a great time at Capo on Saturday night. Service was excellent and the food was great. Very accomodating restuarant to our requests

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2018

Great food and specials were superb. Our waitress Meghan was awesome. She had great energy and really sold us on the specials. The king salmon is superb. The burrata and peaches salad was great. I split the half size portion of the lobster gnocchi and sausage cavatelli. All that and gelato to boot.

Capo management please give a gold star to Meghan! She's one of your best.

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3.0Dined on June 28, 2018

The food at Capo is excellent, the servers are very nice and helpful, and they're terrific at accommodating and being knowledgeable about allergies.

However, it's become a pain to dine there. If you walk in without a reservation, even if it's Tuesday night and the restaurant is 2/3rds empty, they make it seem like a giant imposition to seat you and cram you in a corner somewhere. Last week, in that very scenario but WITH a reservation, we were seated in the loudest, most cramped/uncomfortable section, and when we asked to move we were told no other tables were available. By the time we left, the restaurant had gone from 1/3 full to maybe 1/2 full at best. With so many great restaurants in Southie now, the food at Capo is almost not worth dealing with the rude hostesses....there are plenty of places that actually WANT your business!

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5.0Dined on June 25, 2018

Special occasion - had dinner with my daughter. It was a very nice time. The food was delicious!!! Service was spectacular!!!!

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5.0Dined on June 24, 2018

Never a bad meal at capo. Always amazing food and atmosphere. It’s my favorite restaurant in Southie

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4.0Dined on June 24, 2018

Great food, reeeeeally loud though! Service was strong- waitress very attentive.

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5.0Dined on June 24, 2018

We love this restaurant - food, staff, (service & professional ) and the atmosphere — the only issue for us as a couple of a certain age is the noise level esp on Fri & Sat nights - so we tend to avoid taking friends there on weekend evenings — we also find it romantic on weekday eves - there are cozy corner tables — we are big CAPO fans!

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

Love coming to Capo for date night - great food & great environment!

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

Was amazing! Our server was great! Perfect atmosphere, food, & drink! We will be back:)

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4.0Dined on June 23, 2018

Great experience. Good food and phenomenal service

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2018

Food was amazing, server was knowledgeable and friendly, drinks were delicious and the decor and atmosphere was outstanding. Will definitely be back!

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3.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Food and ambiance are great and the supper club downstairs is fun! Didn’t have a great experience with our sever and the espresso martinis were horrible.

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Fabulous as always

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4.0Dined on June 13, 2018

Fun place!

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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

In Boston looking for great Italian food? Skip the North End and the tourist traps and head to Southie for a gem. Capo is wide open, beautifully appointed with great, creative Italian food.

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3.0Dined on June 11, 2018

I just don’t understand why every restaurant in South Boston has to be so LOUD!

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

So good! The food was spectacular.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

The food was excellent and service was impeccable. We will keep this one on our list for the future.

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