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The Capital Grille

250 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, Newton, MA 02467-2001
+1 617-928-1400
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
250 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, Newton, MA 02467-2001
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Capital Grille is an excellent place for an expensive dinner. The food is terrific: My bone-in-filet was superb, and so too were the clam chowder and the side dishes. Drinks were strong, and service was very good.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently had dinner at Capital Grille to celebrate a family birthday. Everything was wonderful. The steaks were cooked to perfection and the sides were all delicious. I was also very impressed with the service, especially our waiter Sean. As soon as my piggy bank is...More

Thank Mikeb1Falmouth_MA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first sign of life after a 2 days lock in a terrible Sheraton hotel. Excellent fried calamari to share and a very good porterhouse. Excellent service even if I will never understand why Americans waiters “act” with an amazing fake smile

Thank valente60
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Capitol Grille has long been one of my favorite restaurants, Washington DC and Providence have always been excellent. This was our first visit to Newton. It didn't live up to my expectations. Love the ambience. Dark Panelling, beautiful restaurant. Service from Ilya was excellent. Attentive,...More

Thank Stanley M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Imagine our surprise--a pleasant one, to be sure--when we accidentally discovered a Capital Grille location in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of the Boston suburb of Newton. It was unlike any other Capital Grille that my wife and I have visited--in Chicago or Sarasota or Tampa...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The Capital Grille never fails to deliver excellent food and service! In the last few years, my family has made it a tradition to come here for my father's birthday because we know we will be taken care of. Everyone (managers, hosts, waitstaff) are always...More

Thank Diana K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The food is delicious and the staff excellent every single time. Nice place for a celebration. Birthday, Anniversary etc. Definitely a place time dine if you have not already.

Thank Patty J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Always good. We go for special occasions and its always lovely and special. Food is consistent and excellent! Always leave stuffed as the portions are very generous. Decor is lovely and service is always terrific.

Thank Dudleyfarms
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My Wife and I live in the Wellesley Area and frequent the Capital Grille for occasions and most times just because we Love it so much. Typically we sit at the Bar which is always crowded, bustling, and the Bartenders always provide excellent service and...More

Thank SeekingNirvana
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Saturday night; made a reservation just 1 hour prior to arrival with no problems. Customers must try any steak on the menu, but I'd recommend the Kona crusted rib eye. If you are not a steak superfan or not too knowledgeable...More

Thank ptran127
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5 January 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth S | Reviewed this property |
I can tell you for sure it has been there for at LEAST 10 years, but likely longer. I moved to the area in 2008 and it has always been there. It is on Rt. 9, across from the Mall at Chestnut Hill, just before the plaza where... More
10 August 2016|
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Response from HvPssptWilTrvl | Reviewed this property |
CG is an upscale restaurant with $$$$ prices, choice wines and private dining rooms - wear appropriate dinner attire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, Newton, MA 02467-2001
    (Langley Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-928-1400
You'll quickly see why The Boston Globe proclaimed “we've never been happier in our lives,” after an evening at The Capital Grille. Drawing from its New England roots, The Capital Grille’s relaxed elegance and style have become a trademark of the Boston area. Join us just east of the Atrium Mall and a million miles fromthe ordinary.
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