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The Capital Grille

601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2601
+1 202-737-6200
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (519 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2601
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a reason why this restaurant is in the top 10 in Washington DC. The service was top notch. The dry-aged steak my wife and I had was very good on the first bite, excellent on the second, and just kept getting better. The...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got there kind of late around 8 pm on a Thursday. I had called fifteen minutes earlier for a reservation for three. We got a good table no problem. Great wine list and any cocktail you want. Interior is really interesting and cool to...More

Thank gornking
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for lunch with our free time on a bus tour. The food was good and service was fast and we told them we only had a hour and they came through with flying colors, I only had a salad and my husband...More

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Order 10 oz filet. It wasn’t med rare like ordered. The steak came out and about half way thru eating the sides came. Not impressed. I eat here while in dc but I think after screwing up 2 straight times I’m done. Paying too much...More

Thank Grantmale
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only one bartender for our drinks and lunch at the bar which made for average service. The food was very good, but we've had better.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for being there. Great food, Great service, Best money I spent all week. Thank you again Eric.

Thank RON F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service and such a choice! Loved our dinner we had there and will definately come back when we are next in Washington Love the atmosphere and the staff are so welcoming and always happy to offer suggestions

Thank gozzo727
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are big fans of the Capital Grille in midtown Manhattan and wanted to try the Capital Grille in the Capital. The quality and service were excellent, we had a delicious meal. The interior was extremely dark, we are used to the moe open/light of...More

Thank CorMom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu selection. Prompt service and quality food. The desserts were outstanding. Would definitely come back.

Thank kevin l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good steak and crab. Bill is not for the faint of heart. Get the Alaskan King Crabs over the Southern Stone Crab.

Thank Golf4eva
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Josh C
3 February 2018|
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Response from dnasb | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can dine at the bar if you like. I did not but others there did
29 January 2018|
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Response from kathy c | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure they can provide you with a cozy spot. Make sure you confirm when making the reservation!
16 June 2017|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, my wife had chicken
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2601
    (6th Street)
  • Public Transportation: National Archives Metro Stop
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-737-6200
You are cordially invited to join us for an evening or afternoon of relaxed elegance and exceptional cuisine. Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles awakens your inner sommelier. And as our gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you’ll experience firsthand why the American Culinary Federation recently bestowed upon us their “Achievement of Excellence Award.” Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or hosting a business luncheon or dinner, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private dining event. Our event planning staff has extensive experience and the ideal materials to work with—a capital setting, distinctive food and unmatched service. Located on the corner of 6th and Pennsylvania.
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