Capone’s Award-Winning Experience Recognized Again!

Capone’s Award-Winning Experience has received an award 10 years in a row! Capone’s Dinner & Show was first awarded a TripAdvisor honor in 2011 (for 2010). We’ve repeated every year since! Talk about a repeat performance!

Capone's Award-Winning Experience from Tripadvisor

Same Award, New Name for Capone’s Award-Winning Experience

Prior to this year, TripAdvisor honored top-rated lodging businesses, restaurants, attractions, and more, with a Certificate of Excellence. This year they have changed the name to Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice award. The Capone’s award-winning experience is based on reviews by travelers on the world’s largest travel site. To be eligible, a business must maintain an overall rating of four or higher (out of five), as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. The volume of reviews received within the last 12 months is also taken into account.

“Capone’s is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice award,” said John Kucik, President at Capone’s Dinner & Show.  “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews.”

Helping Capone’s Receive the TravelersChoice Award

We’d like to thank everyone for their positive reviews! Since our experience has been award-winning for 10 years in a row, many factors contribute to our success. The show, excellent wait staff, great ticket value, and a host of other reasons. Not only have the positive reviews appeared on TripAdvisor, but also on Facebook and Google.

Positive Reviews for Capone’s Dinner & Show

TripAdvisor lists our Orlando dinner show as a Kissimmee attraction. So, next time you are online, take a moment to read the reviews of all the attractions in Orlando and Kissimmee. If you are planning a trip away from this area, check out the millions of reviews on TripAdvisor. It is the world’s largest travel site and is a great way to plan the perfect trip. If you’ve been to Capone’s Dinner & Show and have a moment while you’re online, we’d appreciate a “5-dot” positive review.

Finally, speak with your server before leaving the theater if you are ever disappointed in your experience at Capone’s. We’ll do what we can to make you happy. If you have suggestions for our dinner show, be sure to fill out our online “Ask Al” form. We appreciate your comments and suggestions. We’re looking forward to 2021 and building another busy year despite dealing with a global pandemic. We want to have another year of being YOUR choice for an award-winning experience!

Congratulations to Capone’s and their staff and thank you to all of our guests who have sent in a favorable review to TripAdvisor. Job well done!

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Happy Days! Al’s Gang is Bootlegging Again

“Happy Days are Here Again!” This song resonated with the repeal of prohibition many decades ago. Fast forward to 2020 and the same can be sung again, despite a world pandemic.

Al’s gang is bootlegging again! We are opening our speakeasy on a limited basis. We’re taking many precautions (read them here) and want our guests and staff to feel safe.

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As businesses re-open, let’s get happy. It means we can go back to work. Get out of the house? Yes! It means we are learning how to protect ourselves. We’re able to celebrate socially, albeit at a safe distance. We are winning!

We can all use a good laugh and a great meal prepared by someone else (Mama Capone). Take all of the precautions we’ve been advised of to heart. Then join our gang in celebration. Let’s get back to happy days!

Happy Days! Al’s gang is Bootlegging Again

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Capone’s Dinner Show Re-Opening in July

Al with maskDue to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases, we have made the decision to re-open with a limited schedule at this time. We will be monitoring the situation and determining the best schedule going forward. Thank you for your understanding. If you have questions, please call the box office at 407-397-2378. Stay safe everyone!

 

It’s time to get this party re-started! Capone’s Dinner Show will be re-opening Saturday, July 25, 2020. We had to shut the party down just as we were getting into our 28th Anniversary Celebration. Well, no more! We’re re-opening better than ever.

Capone’s Dinner Show Re-Opening

Capone’s Dinner & Show Re-Opening Schedule

On July 25th, our first nightly show will take place at 8:00 p.m. Our online ticket system is taking reservations now. Our box office is also open receiving reservations by phone – call 407-397-2378. We will continue to feature only one show per night on a limited schedule, providing our staff plenty of time to sanitize our beautiful theater. Once the summer season is over (August 25), our showtime will be at 7:30 p.m.

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What’s New – 6 Things to Note

  1. When waiting outside in line, you will need to stay 6 feet behind the party in front of you. By now, we figure you know what this space is, but if you need help, a masked wise guy will beat it in to remind you. Speaking of masks, guests will be required to wear one to enter, while moving about the theater, and during the performance portion of the evening.
  2. No loitering in the gift shop. As much as we’d love for you to be able to case the joint browse, this is not a realistic option during this time. Only a few guests will be allowed in the lobby at a time. You can still pre-order costume accessories and have them waiting for you with your ticket order.
  3. Gone is the serve-yourself-buffet. A 4-course dinner will replace it, served by Al’s finest. Enjoy appetizers, bread & salad, entrée/sides and dessert, and of course unlimited hooch drinks. Select your own appetizer & entrée from an Italian/American dinner menu fit for any mob boss. In fact, Al says, “Don’t yous worry none. There’ll be plenty of favorites on the menu. More entrée selections than any other area dinner show!” Portions will still be plentiful. A child’s menu will be available, as well as options for those with dietary restrictions.
  4. Capone’s Dinner Show re-opening plans also include social distancing for guests inside the speakeasy. Tables are spread out providing plenty of sneezing breathing room. We are following all CDC guidelines, including capacity limits.
  5. Guest/Cast interaction will be limited. However, bantering, talking back, having a nice conversation with the cast will still be welcomed. After all, our wise guys and gals are the best in the business when it comes to improv comedy and one-liners. Don’t expect an attitude change.
  6. Guest mug shots will still be available, however, photos with the cast will not happen at this time. As much as Bunny-June would love to smother you with appreciation for coming to see her, it will not be allowed. Nor will the wise guys get too close with their threats, guns, friendly gestures.

Welcome Back to Our Joint

Our gang cannot wait to welcome you back. Join us in celebrating our re-opening and our 28th anniversary. The party will resume and the gangster giveaway prizes will be better than ever. There will be slight modifications to the show, but nothing to ‘snap a cap’ out. As Al would say, Prohibition [COVID-19] has made nothing but trouble.” Let’s get back to having a blast from like we did in the past!


Al’s a generous guy. He’s still offering tickets at 50% Off. Get the coupon.

Orlando Area Dinner Shows Remain Closed

Orlando area dinner shows remain closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Theaters sit empty. Employees have either been laid off or furloughed. Performers, servers and guest service staff wait eagerly for the return of laughter, cheers, action and guest interaction. How will that look when our beloved dinner shows reopen? Nobody is for certain until there is a vaccination for Covid-19, but here are a few things the wise guys at Capone’s Dinner & Show anticipate.

Buffet Service at Orlando Area Dinner Shows

Prior to the State mandate to shut down mid-March, buffet service at Capone’s had already adapted to a new way of doing things. Instead of guests helping themselves at the buffet, employees assisted guests by dishing out their selections for them. This prevented multiple people from handling utensils. No doubt, traditional buffet service is a thing of the past until a solution for Covid-19 is available to the public.

Orlando area dinner shows Buffet Line

No doubt, buffet service will change for all Orlando area dinner shows and restaurants until a vaccine is available.

Guest Spacing

We also anticipate guests being spread further apart when shows are able to resume. This will be welcomed by some guests who like to distance themselves from other parties. However, those that enjoyed interacting with others next to them or across the table may have to wait for that feature to return. Nevertheless, Capone’s is prepared to meet the capacity standards regardless of the limitations set upon reopening.

Guest Interaction

Guests on stage? We think so! Dance routines may change slightly, but a little Charleston performed 6 feet apart is still entertaining. Guest interaction is still very doable. Our children’s interviews are very popular, and we see no issues continuing with a social distancing segment in the show.


While some other restaurants in Central Florida have adapted with unique services, Orlando area dinner shows will have to wait a little while longer. There is no take-out, no outdoor seating and very little we can do right now other than sell gift cards and wait. We’ve done our part to help stop the spread of the virus, and we’ll continue to protect our guests in the future.

Who knows, this “bug” may see some jitterbug from the wise guys and gals very soon. Until then, wash your ‘flippers’ often, stay home if you’re sick, and know that Al’s gang wishes you well and hopes things are ‘hitting on all eight’ at your joint.

Dinner Show Takes a Break – Big Game Statistics

Capone’s Dinner & Show will be closed Sunday, February 2, 2020.

For the past 5 years, me (Al) and the gang at Capone’s Dinner & Show did NOT offer a Super Show as an alternative to the Super Bowl. The mobsters took a much-appreciated break. The gang is doin’ it again. We will be closed Sunday, February 2, 2020.

Super Bowl 54 logo

Instead of a Kissimmee dinner show that’ll knock your socks off, the wise guys & gals have put together some fun statistics that jus’ might knock the wind right outta yous. The figures behind how much money Americans spend for the big event will make even the Big Bosses squirm. We’re talkin’ billions on merchandise (food, team apparel and TVs), millions on bets (of course gamblin’ is one of my specialties), an average game ticket price is $9,590 and many more brow-raising expenses. Here are some other interestin’ facts ‘bout Sunday’s game.

Super Bowl LIV

  • The game will be played between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, marking the first time these two have met in a Super Bowl.
  • This is the first Super Bowl appearance for the Chiefs in 50 years. The last time Kansas City made it this far, it was Jan. 11, 1970, when the Chiefs topped the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IV for their first — and only — Lombardi Trophy.
  • This is the 49ers’ seventh Super Bowl appearance. San Francisco went to five Super Bowls between 1981-1994 and won all five of them, then returned to the big game in 2012, when they lost to the Baltimore Ravens.

Super Bowl Ticket Sales

  • The average ticket price of a Super Bowl 54 ticket is over $9,590 – Unlike our Kissimmee buffet, there are no half-price tickets.
  • In 1967 championship game tickets topped out at $12 each, and the “secondary market” consisted only of ticket scalpers outside the L.A. Coliseum.

Advertising, TV & Radio

  • Viewership in the U.S. is estimated at 111.9 million people.
  • The cost of a Super Bowl ad is about $5.6 million. A 30-second commercial for the first Super Bowl, played in 1967, cost a mere $37,500.
  • Historically the three most popular product categories that advertise in The Super Bowl have been 1. Automobiles 2. Motion Pictures 3. Food & Candy (does that include beer?).
  • Hashtags have replaced URL as the most popular call to action in Super Bowl advertising.

Social Media

  • One Super Bowl ad can drive 110 million social impressions during the game.
  • 2015 still holds the record for social media with 65 million people posting about the game on Facebook and 28.4 million tweets during the live telecast.  (by the way, yous can follow me too @alcaponesshow).
  • 57% of Super Bowl viewers say they will use Facebook and/or Twitter during the game.

Parties

  • Super Bowl is the second-largest food consumption day in America. We eat more food, only on Thanksgiving.
  • 1.4 billion chicken wings will be consumed (four wings for every one American).
  • 9 out of 10 fans prefer to stay put in their very own homes rather than venture out (one more reason the gang is not puttin’ on a show Sunday night); 17% will watch the game at a relative or friend’s residence; 3% will watch at a bar or restaurant, while 15% will be tuning in to the event via their smartphones.
  • Next to the Fourth of July more beer is consumed on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day of the year.
  • Pizza Hut predicts that they’ll sell 1.5 million pizzas on Super Bowl Sunday.
  • On Sunday, approximately 8 million pounds of guacamole will be eaten.

Other Fun & Interesting Stats

  • Super Bowls are denoted with Roman numerals and have been since Super Bowl V in 1971. The exception was four years ago when the NFL promoted it as Super Bowl 50, not Super Bowl L.
  • 17% of Americans surveyed plan to purchase a TV for Super Bowl Sunday.
  • Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will perform for the Pepsi Super Bowl LIV halftime show. The selection of the two Hispanic pop icons deemed a perfect fit for Miami.

 


After all those wings bein’ devoured and money changin’ hands, a fun night at Capone’s will be in order. Regardless if your team wins or loses, a night with me and the gang is a great way to recover after a big game hang-over. Reserve your tickets at half off and enjoy savin’ money instead of shellin’ it out like yous jus’ did on the football contest.

Capone’s Dinner & Show is open every night (except on Super Bowl Sunday). After takin’ a night off, the guys and gals will be super-charged to put on a hilarious show. I’ll see yous soon!

– Big Al
Alphonse Capone