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The Capital Grille

601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
+1 202-737-6200
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with our four kids (5-13), and my friend with his 10 year old son. The staff was great, from the hostess letting us inside, out of the cold at 4:45 (they open at five) to our server treating us great even though...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you know the Capital Grille then you know what to expect. If you don’t, then you can expect an expensive but well worth it meal. Not to mention the amazing view of the Capital building right outside the front door. Excellent service to compliment...More

Thank Chefvchicago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here with my husband for our anniversary on a Saturday for a late lunch. I had The Bohemian to drink. For dinner, I had the dry aged NY Strip with the mashed potatoes as a side. The steak was great and the mashed...More

Thank thedaydreamer92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always my first choice when visiting those Smithsonian museums and national mall. The food is great, and service is nice.

Thank 963852741w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok so I like quite, but I love this Capital Grill. Sits facing the capital a couple of blocks down, so you know the deals that have been done here. MANY. We where treated nicely by the staff and the waiter was service oriented. The...More

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I are visiting D.C., going to various museums on the National Mall. We decided to revive ourselves with a late lunch at the Capital Grille. The house burger is great and comes with garlic, Parmesan fries. The Cobb salad, served here with...More

Thank ppettyHtown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late lunch as next door to the Newseum so the dining room was almost empty. Enjoyed wonderful lobster and crab cakes and cheeseburger. Delicious wedge salad- chopped iceberg lettuce with large hunks of bacon and a yummy blue cheese dressing- quite...More

Thank DeborahandAndy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Capital Grille offers excellent food, efficient service, and an elegant ambiance. Coats arr checked near the door. Tables and booths are available.

Thank V V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a great place to have your steak, while there others within the same level. Service was very good, food also. Nothing wrong is you go there, but you also don't miss anything, even it seems the place to be in DC.

Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to several of the top, Trip Advisor rated, restaurants while in D. C. This was probably the last one on our list of likes. We went, because we kept seeing it as #2-4; however, once leaving, we wished we had spent the money...More

Thank mgriz
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16 June 2017|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, my wife had chicken
14 June 2017|
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Response from Jack B | Reviewed this property |
Very nice business casual is in order. A blazer for men would be nice but not requisite.
14 June 2017|
Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I would assume casual dress
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
    (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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