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The Capital Grille

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601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004 (6th Street)
+1 202-737-6200
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So this was on my must go to list for our trip. The day we were near by we had been walking in a cold rain and my 8 and 11 year old were a bit grumpy. Needless to say I was a little hesitant to go fancy with our tired motley crew but I really really wanted to go.... More 

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Chatsworth, Georgia
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111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best steak ever. Aged bone in filet....It was perfect. Everything we had was perfect. The poached lobster was to die for. Service was exceptional!!!

Thank jeanneatl1
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good and the service was good too. There could have been a little more variety in the types of salads like a garden salad.

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Snoqualmie, Washington
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125 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I never have a problem paying premium price for a premium meal. Capital Grille delivers outstanding food and service. Francis took excellent care of us, and was both professional and welcoming. She is a keeper and we enjoyed her service and conversation, and she can visit us in Seattle anytime. As for the food, the lobster bisque is delicious, the... More 

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Coats, North Carolina
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During latest visit I ordered the bone in filet! Absolutely the very best steak I have ever had. Amazing and well worth it.

Thank rtaylor1974
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took our teenaged granddaughter to The Capital Grille just before 3PM, after 4 strenuous hours of sightseeing on the Capital Mall. We could not have been more pleased or impressed, and we're from the NY area with some the best restaurants in the country. The service was prompt and attentive - their huge wait staff must... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I were in DC for work and fun. The trip fell on his birthday so we had dinner here. It was an amazing meal and experience. Food was great. They put birthday decorations on the table and brought out a birthday dessert, but not in the obnoxious way some restaurants do. Noe' was out waiter and he... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Were there between sessions of Congress before Christmas, so was not crowded. Clearly THE place for special occasions, and often very crowded, but we just "walked in" about 1:15 pm and got a table immediately. Salmon was exceptional as were the side veggies. we did not find the prices to be exceptionally high. Recommendations strongly recommended during most of the... More 

Thank NeuroscienceYogi
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is always a treat to have dinner at The Capital Grille and especially nice when sharing a meal for a special occasion. Last night, my son and I kicked off our weekend together with a walk about the national Christmas tree, a stop at the Willard to hear Christmas music and dinner and drinks at TCG. What a wonderful... More 

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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a special occasion venue. We celebrated a dear friend's 70th birthday at The Capital Grille. The place was packed on a December Saturday night. Our reservation was promptly honored and the staff fulfilled our request for a table in a relatively quiet area. Our server Robert provided just the right level of service and attention. Our choices of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Steakhouse
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?