Capones Restaurant | Norristown, Pennsylvania
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Capones Restaurant
World Class based on 147 ratings
Type: Bar

224 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, Pennsylvania United States 19401 [ print map ]
610 279 4748

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Hours: M-Th 11:30am-1am, F-Sa 11:30am-2am, Su 12pm-10pm


Mayor: DocLock (83) | Affiliated user(s) here egajdzis | Taps: 30 | Bottles: 600


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Beer Available At Capones Restaurant (arranged by most recent)
Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Pretzel, Raspberry, and Chocolate Ale 69, Weyerbacher Canes Venatici , Deschutes Not The Stoic 98, Deschutes Foray Belgian Style IPA 93, Stone 18th Anniversary Golden Brown IPA 89, Samuel Adams Longshot American Stout 96, Green Flash Belgian Blonde 86, Bear Republic Lazy Comet , Bear Republic Rebellion IPA (Triskel) 39, Stone 10.10.10 Vertical Epic Ale with French Oak 92, Sierra Nevada / Ninkasi Beer Camp Double Latte 99, Starr Hill Whiter Shade of Pale Ale 83, AleSmith Decadence 2011 98, Founders Backstage Series #10: Dissenter Imperial IPL 98, Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger 97, Founders Backstage Series # 8: Sweet Repute 98, Helltown Barley Wine Ale (2013) , Heavy Seas Mutiny Fleet Below Decks Cabernet Barrel Aged 97, Shipyard Melonhead 18, Samuel Adams (Barrel Room Collection) Tetravis 96
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147 reviews for Capones Restaurant
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  86%
 Selection  93%
 Food  77%
 Value  74%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  99%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
whaleman  (25) North Wales, Pennsylvania | February 3, 2007| Updated February 23, 2007
Great place! Better than expected even. I EASILY filled a case with highly sought out singles, including Pannepot, Russian River/Avery Collaboration and a couple of De Dolle Reservas. Iíll be returning regularly. Other locals might as well have ceased to exist (as long as Caponeís keeps their prices competitive). Excellent tap selection too, the food was good, and service was very friendly. The top bottle shop in the region. Varied and interesting draught beers have included Russian River, Cantillon, Allagash, Old Rasputin, East End and Great Divide. Hunting for great beer has become like shooting fish in a barrel.

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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist  (18) Media, Pennsylvania | January 27, 2007| Updated August 29, 2011
After bouncing around between Foodery, State Line and NBD NYC i wasnít expecting to see many different offerings. Went in for the BA Fat Dog, which they had. Abominable too! As others have commented: Alesmith, Great Lakes, Jolly Pumpkins, De Dolle Oerbier & Stille Nacht Reservas, Southamptons, Southern Tier and some cool western PA micros. Not a vast selection but focus seems to be on quality. Fewer mediocre bottles to sort through. Prices very good for PA. Matt knew his stuff and if he didnít have something it was likely coming in soon. I was so blown away that i couldnít even remember most of the upcoming tap selections. Not a problem as Matt sends out regular updates via email. Get on his list. Gotta regroup and head back soon.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
MrBendo  (16) Swedesboro, New Jersey | January 24, 2007| Updated June 26, 2009
What a find! Thereís nothing like the bottle selection this place puts out. Always changing, also. Sometimes Alesmith or Moylans, other times Hoppiní Frog or Great Lakes. Matt has the connections. He is very willing to talk to you about his stock and what else he might get, too. Prices are all clearly marked. He has a lot of sixers, but heís willing to split out anything (maybe on a bigger order) Iíd say heís generally less than Philly bottle shops, price-wise. (RR Damnation - $9, for example) But the hard to get stuff can be a little more. Youíve gotta talk to Matt when you go. Tell him youíre from ratebeer. He might have something under the shelf for the connoisseur. Food was very good. Top notch beers on tap. Even Russian River sometimes!
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
hopdog  (240) Lansdale, Pennsylvania | January 22, 2007| Updated June 17, 2009
Nice gem in the rough. Lots singles (for PA) or some hard to get stuff. Matt is always looking for new beers too. Only been to the bottle shop. Updated for food. Been here many times and will continue to return. Updated...one of my favorite spots and Matt is the Man...
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
kkearn  (22) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | January 21, 2007| Updated August 22, 2007
Stopped by the bottle shop last month, and returned for lunch yesterday. Retail shop is top notch, with numerous brands (Alesmith, Great Lakes, Founders) that arenít available elsewhere in this area. Prices are much less than in Center City. Staff was very friendly. My meal was very good, and being able to enjoy my food with a pint of Pliny the Elder made it even better. Unfortunately, this area is exempt from the Philly smoking ban, but otherwise this place is amazing. Highly Recommended. Addendum 8/07: my initial review was in 1/2007. In the past 7 months Iíve been back numerous times for food and to pick up rarities in the bottle shop. They put on great monthly draft promos, which are among the top events in the Philly area. Matt Capone is very passionate about great beer, plus heís one of the nicest guys in the business.
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
TomDecapolis  (69) Milton, Delaware | January 15, 2007| Updated July 22, 2008
I have been to Caponeís quite a number of times but only for the bottle shop. Stopped in for dinner last night so I figure it is about time to post my review. I will start with the bottle shop. Wow...what a find! I never knew there was a bottle shop this good only 15 minutes from my house. The first time I stopped in here the owner Matt talked to me for at least a half hour about the new beers he got in and he also sent me away with a few free goodies. Great selection of american craft beer, Belgians, other imports in addition to your typical American six packs (coors, miller, bud). Current American Craft brews include Alesmith, Founders, Moylans, Hoppin Frog, DFH, Stoudts, Magic Hat, Allagash and may more! Prices are reasonable although have been increasing over the past month or two (which is understandable...this is a business afterall). As for the restaurant. I got the Veal Parm and it was excellent. My wife got the Chicken Parm and really enjoyed hers as well. Meal came with bread and a soup/salad. They also had a great desert tray. Tap selection included Ramstein Winter Wheat, Pliny the Elder, Stone Double Bastard in addition to 6 to 8 others. They do growler fills! Matt also does a great job of keeping a current list of what he has on tap so that patrons donít have to rely on their server to remember the constantly rotating tap list.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis  (46) Spring Mount, Pennsylvania | December 28, 2006
Really nice selection for PA. Can buy singles, and the service is fantastic. Every time iíve been in, Iíve been able to talk to the owner or his brother. Highly recommended.

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