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Cappy's Cafe

American, Bar, Pub
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5431 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-3213
+1 412-621-1188
10:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Huntington, New York
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442 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was late and all we wanted was a couple drinks. Cappy's had empty tables so it was a good spot for us to chat while we had a few.

Thank Nez D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stopped here for a couple drinks. They had some decent specials at the time. It was nothing spectacular or worth going out of the way. But, if you pass it on the street, stop-in and enjoy a drink or two.

Thank jdx509
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a Sunday morning when the line at Pamela's was longer than we had time for. We were greeted warmly, sat immediately, and served some really delicious food (I had The Pitt Stop) and yummy coffee. It is a little odd having breakfast in a bar but the staff is so friendly and the food so good, you... More 

Thank Jen K
Louisa, Virginia
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I ate at Cappy's twice. Their Rueben is the best I have ever had. Service is quick and attentive and the prices are very reasonable for the amount of food.

Thank AlisonT874
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a bar with many faces. Young, old, loud, quiet. Great bartenders. Interesting people. Friendly to strangers. Typical drinks and beer. Bar food done pretty well. Great seating outside if the weather is good; no better place in Shadyside to drink and people-watch.

Thank DY_29
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Cappy's is a little bar and restaurant with reliable service and good, traditional American food. The portions are filling. The atmosphere is relaxed. You'll feel right at home here. The beer and drink selection is good as are the economical prices.

Thank Lizsa48642
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Cappy's has more of a bar atmosphere indoors and a cafe atmosphere if you dine outside. Their menu offers pizza, burgers, wraps and hoagies (aka heroes or subs depending on where you're from). The food is good, the servers attentive and the prices reasonable. We had both lunch and brunch here. I'm pretty sure brunch is available on Sat also,... More 

Thank 639kathyc
Delran, New Jersey
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227 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Stopped for lunch on our first day in the area while on a recent vacation. We had some nice sized salads and service was good. We stayed inside which is really small, but there is also seating outside. Prices are just right!

Thank cherylpd1
Spring Grove, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great little bar in Shadyside. Cute outdoor seating area. Accommodates groups easily. Will go back again.

Thank Melinda R
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Owner is great. Steve is an amazing bartender. Emily is a wonderful server. Food is baked and not fried and very good. Daily food and drink specials are the best.

Thank cigrman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5431 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-3213
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighbourhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-621-1188

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