Capo Restaurant

4.7
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936 reviews
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$31 to $50
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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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Kerry
New England
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing experience at Capo on Saturday. They say is waaaaay in the back at the back corner which I was originally disappointed about because I thought that the server would forget us. Our waitress was amazing and checked in on us a lot. Very pleased with the service and food!

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SamanthaN
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super fun and friendly staff!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great energy and atmosphere. The food was amazingly delicious. Had a few appetizers and then butternut squash as an entree. They also have a great selection of wine. Highly recommend for dinner.

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GraceD
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience5

I told the hostess we would get a drink at the bar while waiting but she said they just needed to clear the table and she would come get me in 1 minute. It took 10 and she never came and got me - I had to go back up and she replied, "oh yeah sorry it's ready" and we were annoyed waiting wishing we got that drink at the bar like we said initially. The worst part of the service however was our waitress once we got to the table. She laughed at her own jokes and we couldn't hear the specials whatsoever despite our desperate attempts to which was very awkward. Our waitress was terrible. We ordered a bottle of wine and 1 cocktail and it took 30 minutes to arrive. She came over 3 times telling us she is so sorry the wine still isn't here. We got the wine after our apps were served. We never received bread - it came mid-dinner. She told us we would get a complimentary app for all of the issues which arrived late. She came to ask us if we got it and we awkwardly responded no. She kept acknowledging all of the issues that kept happening but rather than things getting better they just kept getting worse. We were super understanding and kind but it was so bad it was almost comical. The food was great per usual but it was embarrassing to have friends out of town and talk up Capo which ended up embarrassing us due to the horrid service experience during this visit. The only thing I will say was the man that I called early in the evening to make the reservation was super great nice and helpful. Sorry to say everything else was downhill from that interaction on. We live down the street but sorry to say we won't return anytime soon.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The menu was fun!!! I just wish there were vegan alternatives for food. There was no dairy free milk for my cappuccino.

The restaurant needs to install something to absorb some of the noise. It was hard to hear the waiter.

Other than that, I highly recommend this place and plan to come again and again!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and cool space. Enjoyed the drinks!

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julias
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall1food2service5ambience1

I met the owner of the most unprofessional establishment I’ve ever been in my life. Other than our waitress the entire staff was extremely rude not knowledgeable about running a restaurant or customer service etiquette at all absolutely one of the worst experiences ever! Every single person other than our waitress was more concerned about how many people were online outside waiting to get in to drink than the actual patrons that were there for dinner!

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CRISTINAL
New England
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

very good! the food and service was excellent, I totally recommend it

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RobC
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Champagne served in wine glasses and entrees too salty to eat? No thanks...

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NancyN
Miami
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Happy Birthday

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DeborahM
Berkshire
6 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

We love Capo. Food and service is great. It’s loud though!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

S/O Emma and Geronimo

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SusanneW
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

it was very noisy. seats are really close together

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vipchristineR
New England
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall2food1service1ambience4

Terrible experience unfortunately! We’ve been here many times with great service, food etc- this time everything was awful. Food was cold, service was non existent. Maybe we’ll give it a bit before returning. Too bad!!!

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KathrynC
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My husband and I had heard good things about Capo and went on a Sunday night expecting low-key. It was filled and vibrant and though noisy, it was a great atmosphere. Our server was outstanding and the appetizers and meals we very good. Our server mentioned gluten-free Tuesdays and we are so in, as gluten-free eating can be challenging. My food was amazing and we are both looking forward to going back!

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vipJacobS
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vibrant place with really great food. We will be back!

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BrittneyP
New England
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service, & atmosphere was amazing. This was our first time and won’t be our last. Will be coming here more often! Highly recommend the lobster gnocchi!!

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LizF
New England
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Went to brunch with my friends and we were all very impressed with the menu options. Great breakfast / lunch options for everyone

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Emilyyy
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is so good it’s unreal. The vibe is old school classic and so nice for a date

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NicoleE
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

On Valentine's Day, ladies were greeted at the door with a rose. We were there to celebrate our daughters birthday. Service was excellent, server was very helpful with the menu. I had ordered a custom cake ahead of time and confirmed at check-in that it was tied to the reservation and that I didn't need to do anything further to make sure it arrived (without ruining the surprise). The server wasn't notified, so that was a bit awkward when she asked if we wanted to see a dessert menu. Minor hiccup, but we had a great time and will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every aspect of the evening at Capo was top notch.Host,waitress,meal,cocktails and the pace was very comfortable.

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CaptainJohn
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great ambiance, meal was very good our server Emily H was absolutely super. Will definitely be back.

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Merandaaaaaaaaaa
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Great food but very small portions (expected)
Took about 20 minutes to receive our drinks and 30 minutes for bread. Then for our entrees not all of the food was brought out at the same time.

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LoriP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visiting our son in Boston so he suggested this restaurant and it did not disappoint. The ambiance was beautiful, service was excellent and the food was fantastic. I would highly recommend this restaurant and cannot wait to come back again!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My only complaint is that I wish the coffee cups were bigger! But good food, great value.

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MetroMom
New England
12 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Early brunch at 11AM so Capo was quieter than usual but, as always, great food. Started sharing meatballs - can't go wrong. Then enjoyed the special fig french toast with a special cocktail (I forget the exact name - something "cuke") with tequila, elderberry, heat, and cuke garnish - awesome!

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vipisabellarc
New England
1 review
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for gluten free night and everything was amazing!

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Kenkas
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went on gluten free night- the first Tuesday of every month. It was wonderful. Loved being able to try so many foods. Highly recommend for anyone with celiac.
Good wine and drinks as well. A bit loud.

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vipRobert
New England
10 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great experience :)
Food was delicious, service was exceeded expectations

Thank you!

You should get a valet service, parking nearby is difficult. Only downside.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on 22 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Parking in Southie is non-exsistent but the struggle of finding a spot is totally worth it to visit Capo! The food is unbelievably good. We started with the Lobster burrata and a charcuterie board, both of which were more than filling. The bolognese was out of this world good! And our server Ryan was the best service I’ve had in a long time. Do yourself the favor and visit Capo!

MB
vipMB1832
New England
5 reviews