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Cappy’s snappy but relaxed ambience fits right in with its tony Alamo Heights neighborhood. We ate on a pleasant, quiet outdoor deck, tended by a waitress both amiable and helpful. Everywhere we probed the menu we came up with a winner, starting with six small grilled oysters with garlic butter and herbs. Another fine appetizer was a duck- and chicken-liver pâté with plenty of flavor and just a hint of sweetness; we couldn’t be sure but we guessed apricot (note: the pâté is plenty for two). The kitchen really gets going with the main courses; we enjoyed both the rack of lamb (moist, tender, flavorful), with a ragout of butter beans and eggplant, and the ribeye steak (though lamentably rare, it was saved by a rich bone marrow–butter sauce). In short, Cappy’s serves solidly upscale food without going overboard and pleases lots of diners.

City: San Antonio


Drinks: Bar

Price: $$$

Rating: ★★

Address: 5011 Broadway, San Antonio, TX, 78209

Hours: L & D 7 days. B Sat & Sun.

Phone: 210-828-9669

Website: www.cappysrestaurant.com/

Last updated: March 19, 2017