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El Cap

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American, Bar, Pub
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3500 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-1310
+1 727-521-1314
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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St. Petersburg
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Always a family favorite. Get the Daily Double with Bacon. Tater tots. You can't go wrong here. My boys like the wings.

Thank Ted S
Atlanta, Ga
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171 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic St Pete, El Cap has been in its present location since forever. The inside has a great, dark boozy feel. Perfect for hanging out with friends. There is an outside wrap-around patio with concrete picnic tables. Either way, the food is excellent. I'm not a burger fan, but when I come here I get the burger "all-the-way". I grew... More 

Thank DawnousAtl
St. Petersburg, Florida
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good. Everything is al-a-carte, including some burger toppings. No soda refills. By the time you pay individually for everything, it's quite expensive for a burger place. Again, the food is good, just not practical for a family.

Thank TRVJ
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the outside seating and the best burger ever! They toast the bun and give the best pickles too! The prices are great !Wish they had drive thru!

Thank rainbow246814
Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

No one comes close! Fresh beef, prepared by hand...no "Square-21-5Guys-Monger" joint is in the same ballpark. Traditional Buffalo wings made with butter and hot sauce make for an authentic representation of the original classic. A nice selection of craft and commercial beers make this the epitome of a World Famous Neighborhood Burger Joint.

Thank TheMayanKing
Melbourne, Florida
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We've been coming here since the mid 90's. The absolute best burger in St. Pete. Baseball themed restaurant. It's quaint, waitstaff are good. Beer's are cold. We've made trips here out of the blue, with nothing else to do from Orlando, just to get a burger.

Thank georgekJ9928RK
Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is really simple, so don't come here for anything but a burger. But if you do, hold on to your hat. This is the best hamburger is town, hands down. No frills, just a classic burger that will satisfy your craving to eat something naughty and delicious. Wash it down with a Coke and thank me later!

Thank Erin R
Tampa, Florida
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. Good burger!!! Loved it!! Fries were great and the waitress was great!! A little slow but nothing to terrible. The broccoli bites we leg but can't complain. Tried something new. You should go. Loved it

Thank Corey K
Vestal, New York
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162 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Well, we came here based on the reviews. Now, my hamburger was great; juicy and cooked just right. But, my guy's hamburger was way too rare. The waitress was great about sending it back and a new one came out ... but it was also pretty rare. Not sure why mine was cooked perfectly and his wasn't. The waitress was... More 

Thank smilingtrips
Faribault, Minnesota
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Best Hamburger and FrenchFries ever. We take visitors here all the time and it never fails. They also bring a bowl of water for our dog as we sit outside. I know they have other things on the menu but we just always want the cheeseburgers and fries. Great service.

Thank Peg S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-1310
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-521-1314

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?