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Cap's Grille

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
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5000 Hiawatha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1684
+1 612-722-2277
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 20:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice local restaurant serving great BBQ. Had the Indecision Sliders, which includes two pork and brisket sandwiches and a side. I enjoyed the creamy coleslaw. Service was fast and the small dining room was cozy. Definitely a popular take out place. Definitely will return again!

Thank Randy H
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We where visiting family at the VA and went to Caps for dinner. We have been there many times but they are from out of state. They thought the food was great and want to go there next time they are at the VA. Great food, nice people.

Thank greenacers
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast recently after hearing great things about the place in general. These guys are known for their BBQ but the breakfast is also amazing. I had the steak and eggs and my buddy had an omelet; we both were happy with our choices. Coffee was good, and the staff was personable and to the point. A small... More 

Thank Sammy0222
Port Orange, Florida
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I just remembered this place a couple days ago. I used to eat lunch here when I worked in the metro area. I love their pulled pork stacker sandwich and slaw. It's pricey at $9.75, but worth it.

Thank Randee51
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My husband had the ribs with sliders. He enjoyed the BBQ and had food to bring home I had the chicken sandwich which was moist and juice with great flavor. We will definitely be back and try some more delicious food. The staff was friendly and everyone thanked us for coming in and to come again to try breakfast.

1 Thank Lisa Y
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

If you're on the light rail in the Hiawatha area be sure to stop at Capps for some delicious mouth watering BBQ!

1 Thank M7845QGsusanm
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Cap's has been a bi-monthly lunch stop for many years. The "Stacker" is delicious pulled-pork, great portion and great price. Brisket is delicious and the fries are some of the best in the Twin Cities. Service is always friendly and the outdoor patio is a nice option. Cap's will remain a staple for lunch options for the considerable future!

1 Thank Shu123456
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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695 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Convenient to the light rail and Minnehaha Park. I wouldn't say the food is spectacular, but the location can't be beat. If you can bear a wait I would go to Sea Salt, though.

1 Thank Rachel C
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Cap's is known for their ribs and they are great but my friend and I were disappointed in the sides. The Cole slaw was too watery and my buddy got the wrong dressing with her salad. The steak fries are great. My friend thought the ketchup tasted funny. The service is great and prices are reasonable. VERY convenient to the... More 

1 Thank Catherine A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This was our first time here, came because it was an Editors Choice in MSP Magazine. I had the BBQ ribs and husband had Brisket Sandwich, both meats had good flavor, but very dry! Will not be back.

Thank Jwbarton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Hiawatha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1684
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-722-2277

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