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Cappy's Restaurant, San Antonio, TX

Cappy's Restaurant

4.9
4.9
3962 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
This casual, upscale restaurant offers innovative American cuisine including the freshest seafood from the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic and Pacific, great steaks from Allen Brothers in Chicago, and regional and seasonal specialties. Daily lunch and dinner specials feature local ingredients whenever possible. The Heights burger can be paired with hand cut French fries, crispy thin onion rings, homemade lemon-pepper potato chips or German potato salad. There is an outdoor patio under a canopy of oak trees that's shady and extremely popular with locals and visitors to San Antonio. The brunch offered on Saturdays and Sundays features a menu of classic egg dishes, Texas pot roast, jumbo lump crab cake, seasonal "out of the blue" seafood entrees, entree salads, and Mustang chicken. Cappy's has an ever-changing, dynamic and well-priced wine list, with great choices by the glass or bottle. Full bar.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 64 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Breakfast, Cocktail Bar

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Lunch Tue–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm Midday Menu Tue–Sat 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Sun 5:30 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (210) 828-9669

  • Payment options

    Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Gabriel Ibarra

  • Private party contact

    Trevor Lawton: (210) 828-9669

  • Neighborhood

    Alamo Heights

  • Cross street

    Mary D

  • Parking details

    Parking available all around the restaurant as well as street parking. Handicap parking available along the north side of the restaurant.

  • Public transit

    VIA bus stop one block away at Broadway/Patterson. Broadway runs north-south from downtown to Loop 4l0.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 3,962 people are saying

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4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.9Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.7Value

NoiseModerate

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  • San Antonio

    Best Overall

  • San Antonio

    Best Food

  • San Antonio

    Best Value

  • San Antonio

    Great for brunch

  • San Antonio

    Neighborhood gem

  • San Antonio

    Contemporary American

  • San Antonio

    Most Booked

  • San Antonio

    Best Overall

  • San Antonio

    Best Food

  • San Antonio

    Best Value

  • San Antonio

    Great for brunch

  • San Antonio

    Neighborhood gem

  • San Antonio

    Contemporary American

  • San Antonio

    Most Booked

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One guest from Austin was really impressed with the menu. We enjoyed the fish tacos with grilled salmon instead of the usual fish. Really yummy. I vote you do it always or often that way👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
  2. f

    firstmate

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Always consistently good experience! Our server Bell did a wonderful job.
  3. d

    datenight

    South Dakota

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    While the food was good - we didn't feel like it was amazing. Considering what it cost for the two of us to eat there, we feel like it could have been better. We had an issue with the temperature of our appetizer too. They brought out a new one for us, but it was still cold as well.
  4. TB

    TraceyB

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent ambience, service and quality of food/drinks.
  5. JR

    JeffR

    San Antonio

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ryan, our waiter, treated us to a great evening of food. Great NIGHT!
  6. GH

    GeorgeH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Heavy hand in the kitchen with salt on french fries and in the mussels.
  7. DP

    DavidP

    San Antonio

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cappy's consistently provides exceptional service, first-rate dishes in a cozy, yet elegant, atmosphere.
  8. r

    redfishlover

    San Antonio

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time there with Ft and we all throughly enjoyed ourselves. The food was amazing and Liz, our waitress, was awesome.
  9. RC

    RobertC

    San Antonio

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very good food and service as always.
  10. J

    Justgoodeeets

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great first impression. Everyone was polite. Food was delicious. Drinks are well made.
  11. JC

    JanaC

    Amarillo

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food is hot when served! Waitress knowable, made great suggestions and service was fast! Place is noisy but can talk across table without much trouble! Go there often - always make a reservation even if for 2!!
  12. f

    fisher

    Las Vegas

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had the prime rib special on Saturday night. It was the best prime rib!!! The mash potatoes and grilled vegetables were perfect! We ate outside on the beautiful, lighted patio and had a heater to keep us warm. Our waiter was very attentive. It was a perfect dinner!!! We will be back.
  13. GH

    GordyH

    San Antonio

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Food was excellent. Kitchen was very slow, which is unusual for this restaurant.
  14. f

    foodfun

    San Antonio

    56 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    56 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cappy's never disappoints. Food & service are always top notch!
  15. PJ

    PJBR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an excellent meal with recommendations from Tyler, our waiter. He did a great job with us!
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have been to Cappy’s many times and it is our favorite place to bring out of town guests for a fantastic meal, great drinks, and terrific service.
  17. C

    Corbett

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cappys is so reliably excellent due to Suzy and Cappy, and now Trevor, paying attention to details from reservation to check. The menu offers many options and we chose fish, which was so fresh and prepared perfectly. The sticky toffee pudding is also a treat.
  18. F

    Fancy

    San Antonio

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on November 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service. Excellent and flavorful beef stew style soup. Very nice, friendly waitress.
  19. AL

    AnnaL

    San Antonio

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was outstanding. There was something on my plate that I was allergic to and when I alerted the server, she immediately whisk it away and they made me a new plate. We were checked on and asked how everything was going. It was a lovely experience.
  20. TL

    TotLay

    San Antonio

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    An interesting, tasty salad was on the menu! With a nice glass of wine and coffee for a liquid dessert, everything was beyond wonderful! Our waiter, Ryan was top notch! Cappy’s never lets us down.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The fried shrimp was the best I've ever had! I would come back to San Antonio just for that shrimp.
  22. J

    Jonwold

    San Antonio

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As always, best place for a special occasion. The food was amazing and the service was first rate. Never disappoints. One suggestion would be that when the nightly special is offered and the price is almost double to the most expensive item on the menu, the waiter might want to include the pricing as they present the nightly offering. I have no argument with the value of the special I ordered but it would have saved the surprise when the check came. That aside this is our go to place for special occasions. Thank you to everyone there
  23. L

    Lynn

    San Antonio

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful evening as always with great food and service.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great time
  25. TS

    TommyboySA

    San Antonio

    40 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on November 21, 2022

    overall4food5service2ambience5
    Food and ambience were fine as always. Service was good but our waitress was loud and brash. The most irritating part was her hovering over me as I was trying to figure the tip. I felt she was being pushy. Not what I expect at Cappy’s.
  26. LW

    LuckyW

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience3
    My Ranchhand Benedict was room temperature, the potatoes stone cold. We were tired and hungry, though, and in no mood to send food back, and my husb was very happy with his burger and excellent wedge salad. Our waiter inquired and was very attentive. It should be noted on the menu that the Ranchhand has a (weird pink) Bernaise sauce on it, not Hollandaise. It was perfectly awful. We'll probalbly try Cappy's again some day, but we won't rush back, just not good enough, even though we deeply appreciate old-line restaurants like Cappy's and La Fonda.
  27. GR

    GRANOLA

    San Antonio

    180 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    180 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Another lovely brunch at Cappy's with IMPECCABLE service from Tyler and all of the front house support staff! From the smiling, friendly hostesses to the efficient, conscientious runners/bussers and of course, Tyler...everyone was beyond-on-top-of their "game" and my favorite "go to" brunch choices (eggs sardou and brussels sprouts) were consistently delicious...and the sticky toffee pudding was the perfect warm, comforting sweet ending on a cold November morning!
  28. K

    Kamilr13

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is the second time I’ve been here and it just gets better. The food is very flavorful and innovative. Our server Justin was excellent. His suggestions made it seem like he knew us and what we enjoy during a dining experience. I got the ribeye and it was perfectly cooked and tender as a filet. My wife got the burger and it elevates above any burger. We got the shrimp nachos and they had more shrimp than we expected. I will continue to recommend this restaurant to everyone I know.
  29. GT

    GaryT

    San Antonio

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waiter Justin provided excellent service. We will be back.
  30. JS

    JosieS

    Las Vegas

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best gumbo in town!!! Fantastic on a cold day!
  31. JB

    JamieB

    San Antonio

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Lovely way to celebrate a birthday
  32. DH

    DaveH

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service is excellent. Our server was attentive without being overbearing. His knowledge of the food and beverage menus was quite helpful. My bride enjoyed the oyester appetizer. I enjoyed the Brussel sprouts and shrimp. We ordered the salmon and lobster mashed potatoes and the paella special. Everything went quite well with the Pinot Noir from New Zealand. Of course, there's dessert. One of the few sweets that I refuse to share, Cappy's Sticky Toffee Pudding. We each indulged in our own. Overall, we celebrated yet another anniversary at our favorite place to celebrate.
  33. r

    rubenm

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cappy's pork milanese is, in my opinion, a signture dish. Thick and juicy, with an excellent breadcumb crunchy crust. Side dish is a tasty arugula salad and tomato. They used to cook the tomato, which I didn't like that much, but now they serve it raw. I recommend this dish.
  34. L

    Laundrywoman

    San Antonio

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious as always!
  35. EB

    ElizabethB

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    GREAT FOOD AND SERVICE - EVEN A HAPPY BIRTHDAY COMPLIMENTARY TREAT!
  36. MS

    MikeS

    San Antonio

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Wonderful food as usual. particularly good attention to gluten free requirements. Very conscientious. Handled special birthday occasion nicely!
  37. O

    Outstanding

    Houston

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was great, as usual. Our waiter, Marc Anthony, was fantastic. Very friendly and attentive without being a pest. We will continue to make Cappy’s one of our top places to visit when we’re in San Antonio.
  38. DL

    DirkL

    San Antonio

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service was excellent as always. We love this restaurant!
  39. MS

    MikeS

    Dallas

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always great. Favorites are gulf shrimp nachos and halibut entree!
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was outstanding and love the cozy atmosphere!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Cappy's Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (210) 828-9669.

Cappy's Restaurant is rated 4.9 stars by 3962 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 64 times today
Google Map for Cappy's Restaurant

5011 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Mary D

  • Neighborhood

    Alamo Heights

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Lunch Tue–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm Midday Menu Tue–Sat 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Sun 5:30 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Breakfast, Cocktail Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Parking available all around the restaurant as well as street parking. Handicap parking available along the north side of the restaurant.

  • Public transit

    VIA bus stop one block away at Broadway/Patterson. Broadway runs north-south from downtown to Loop 4l0.

  • Payment options

    Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Gabriel Ibarra

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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