Capo Restaurant

4.7
611 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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 611 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.5
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BH
New England
5 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was luke warm and there is little to absorb noise given the size of the room and number people in the room.

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CS
New England
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Been meaning to try Capo for a while - was not disappointed!! Yes, it was pretty loud, but it's a large and popular restaurant that turns into a club/bar late night, so to be expected. They had just released the fall menu items the day we went, and we tried a fair few of them.

Fall Sangria - delicious. didn't even ask what was in it, could've had a pitcher to myself.
Butternut Squash ravioli - delicious. Great complimenting flavors, truffles, sauce, yum.
Fall Salted Caramel Parfait Dessert - amazing. salted caramel, gingerbread cake, gelato and some other great tasting crunchy bites - would recommend to a friend at any time, but especially appropriate for fall!

wait staff was super friendly and helpful, gave great recommendations.

casual vibe with great food - definitely will return!!

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KC
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the fun atmosphere and the great friendly service. We sat the bar for while and had appetizers and drinks. Bartender was very nice and helpful with the menu. We later sat down at a table and our waitress was extremely pleasant.

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OT
New England
5 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Had a girls night dinner. Food was excellent and the wine (house tap) was good too. We went downstairs for music and cocktails after.

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K
New England
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 5

Best Veal Parm I've ever tasted. Italian restaurant with an amazing red sauce. Flat breads were delish also.

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J
New England
3 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great authentic food, wide and creative variety. Good ambience and great quality . Would definitely recommend.

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A
New England
17 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We are loyal regulars to our "neighborhood" gem...Food is excellent as is the service ...though we avoid weekend evenings ...too noisy for us.

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CK
New England
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The restaurant itself was delicious! The food exceptional, the service great, the drinks were delicious!

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Great food, okay service and be prepared for the noise! Very overwhelming when you first walk in.

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GR
New England
9 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Great hip place for a crowd. We were much older then the other patrons in a Friday night, but food was great. Service was good as well. It was a little loud for me.

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TR
New England
14 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The bartender Danielle was on her game. She was very friendly and very attentive to our needs. The food was outstanding as always. Lauren has been our server many times and has also been excellent. I have a two year old and you have very good options for little ones. I can eat here everyday if my budget could afford it.

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NC
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Food is solid and the lower level provides dining-entertainment options. The only negative is the noise level is such that you can barely communicate with the person across the table. There must be something they can do to soften the noise!

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RJ
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Having been to this restaurant a few times I found the food quite exceptional on this visit. The house red was also very good. Service was flawless.

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dining!

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great. Awesome good. Excellent service.

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CS
New England
13 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Love the wine on tap and pasta dishes. Enjoy sharing different pasta dishes, appetizers and salads (italian chop is a favorite). The restaurant is really, really loud and while it adds to the ambiance, it can be hard to hear. You used to be able to go downstairs to the speakeasy with a reservation in the dining room, but that is no longer an option. As the restaurant becomes more popular, it's turning more into a "Southie establishment" and attracting a "yuppie" crowd.

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JP
New England
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Capo was amazing! They kindly accommodated a dairy-free customer, which is difficult at an Italian restaurant. I will definitely come again! Also a great idea to eat here before venturing downstairs to the Supper Club.

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d
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very good. Service was excellent.

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j
New England
8 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 4ambience 1

most noise toxic restaurant in all the world....and the smoke form the wood burning oven backs up into the restaurant and bathrooms, so if you don't mind eating in a concert level of noise and lung inflammation, go for it....because the food is very good

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AM
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and cocktails! The brunch specials were fantastic!

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SW
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Great restaurant. Amazing food. The crowd however was off putting as it was a much younger, loud, under dressed crowd. When paying in the 300$ range for a dinner for 4, I wasn’t excited about the fact that the bros were high fiving and drunk 20 year old girls in jeans were puking in the bathroom at 830pm.

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f
New England
31 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 1

The food was good, well seasoned Italian fare. The noise level was excruciatingly loud. We had to literally scream to hear each other; it was painful.

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was unreal - really hit the spot

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They marked up a menu to be GF, Df, corn, canola and soy free. So sweet!

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W
E. Tennessee
36 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

This is rare--a 5-star value. Capo is an excellent dining choice with reasonable prices especially on Wed when pasta is all you can eat. The cauliflower appetizer was tasty, different and ample. The house red wine, a blend of mostly sangiovese, was very good. Tiramisu terrific! Dining in Boston is affordable and enjoyable.

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IG
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Delicious food, and great ambiance--however, WAYYYY too loud, and the waiters did not seem to know what was in the dishes (such that multiple mistakes were made in explaining some of the Italian ingredients.)

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m
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great place to eat and fun atmosphere! Would recommend for a fun night out but if your looking to have dinner conversation you will have to yell.

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BG
New England
27 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I found the whole evening very good as well as the food. Our server was great and right on top of are needs at all times.

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C
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Nice place, but so noisy ! Better for a drink with friends than for a quietfull diner.

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b
New England
44 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Had a great meal at Capo. We were treated to a starter of tomatoes wrapped in prosciutto and then a charcuterie board. All guests greatly enjoyed their meals. I had the Branzino which was cooked perfectly and frankly was spectacularly seasoned, but the heirloom tomato salad it was on was far too herbal. The scallops with the risotto were also to die for. Would highly recommend.

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New England
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We recently dined at Capo for our first night out since having our baby and yes he joined us, lol. The server and staff went ABOVE & BEYOND to make sure our night out was one to remember & that is was! An adorable little onesie that said “mini meatball” was gifted to us and everyone in the restaurant was so attentive to our needs. We can’t thank the team enough for making us feel so special! Our best date night yet (even before our baby)!

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HM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

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

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j
Denver
15 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

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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Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

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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CL
New England
4 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

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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F
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

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

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LE
New England
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding. Highly recommended.

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K
New England
33 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very nice meal and great service.

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JK
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

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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Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

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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