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Capitol Lunch

510 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1812
+1 860-229-8237
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“meat sauce” (13 reviews)
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“hot dog” (49 reviews)
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510 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1812
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

I've been going to Capitol Lunch on and off for over 50 yrs and their dogs and sauce has remained consistent as far as my taste buds can tell. Low key casual dining area but the focus is on the great hot dogs. Onion rings...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Hot dog heaven.... plain and simple... old time favorite has been here for about 50 years... great hot dogs with your choice of topping or their old standard Famous Sauce... perfect snap when you bite down ... Can't go wrong...πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

On this Monday February 27 was my very first visit to Capitol Lunch. I have seen this establishment on one of the travel shows and must say I was not disappointed. The hot dog was just the right portion for me. The special sauce was...More

Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Their hot dogs are undercooked (I always have to ask for well done and they're still not hot and don't have that "snap" like they used to.) and the sauce gives you the squirts (on 3 separate yet consecutive occasions), Burgers are cooked to death...More

Thank bub72069
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I have to stop for two everything any time I'm nearby. Two with a drink is still under 5 bucks. Say hello to Art when you're there.

Thank PapaBones
Reviewed 6 January 2017

this used to be the pinnacle of dogs ,hotdogs that is in the area .but the meat sauce has changed ,and while the food is still good it isnt what it once was..

Thank myleswoods
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Their menu is very minimal yet there is no need to expand their menu. Their hot dogs taste great and very affordable. Their so called chilli does not taste like chilli at all but it has an unique taste which compliment the hot dogs very...More

1  Thank Ruben989
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing but the best when you go to Capitol lunch. The everything hotdog is insanely good and the chili is delicious. They have other things on the menu but I've been going for years just for the hotdogs. I would highly recommend if you are...More

Thank Place4u2nv
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Go here for hot dogs - Martin Rosols that snap when you bite them. This place has been a favorite for New Britain-ites forever. People that used to live here make a point of going back for their Cappy Dog Fix. I always get mine...More

Thank nickadillo
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Capitol Lunch is a must when you come to New Britain. The hot dogs they use are the best in the state and their "Cappie Sauce" is not to be missed. Add some mustard and chopped onion to the soft buns that they use and...More

1  Thank Karen R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1812
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
  • Phone Number: +1 860-229-8237
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