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The Capital Grille

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120 West 51st St., New York City, NY 10020
+1 212-246-0154
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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214 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Due to some recommendations I had high expectations of my dinner last night at the CG. However, with my standards being very high, the entire experience fell a little short of those high expectations and therefore I will rate it as an between A- and B++. The onion soup I ordered was average, I have had better. The cheese should... More 

Thank ThomasEMM
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't go wrong here! Side app mac and cheese along with the creamed spinach and yummy steak cooked to perfection! Atmosphere was nice and staff was attentive. Would recommend, a little pricey but well worth it

Thank Jessie P
New York City, New York, Usa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Capital Grille is an elegant place to wine and dine. The food, service, and decor was exceptional. It's a bit expensive but well worth the dining experience.

Thank Jimmy W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had one of the best meals and experience in this wonderful establishment. Everything from the food, staff, decor is top notch loved it. Would highly recommend it. Was only in New York for a short visit, but when we return we would make a point of going back to The Capital.

Thank 982Juju
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been awhile since I have provided a review of this - our favorite NYC restaurant - and am doing so because we had another fantastic dinner here last evening - Celebrated an anniversary and enjoyed the special card and dessert - But best of all are the people who work here - from bartender Jeremy to servers Rikki,... More 

Thank nhhaig
New York City, New York
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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Capital Grille is a "better" chain than the others. The service here is great. The steaks are prepared to perfection. The iPads are nice addition and great way to showcase the beverage menu while answering questions from their patrons.

Thank ClosSinde
Brisbane, Australia
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186 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was well set out with a full table presentation. Service was prompt and there was a good range of beer, wine, and spirits. The use of an electronic menu was cumbersome and just slowed the service down and scrolling down is not enjoyable when other diners are waiting to see the only menu ! The steaks were well... More 

Thank CharlieG_10
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79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised with the quality of the Poke Tuna and then fillet mignon. Place has a very good business Ambiance. Don't know what to think about the menu having the CALORIES of each dish: on one hand i felt guilty with the amount of calories in each dish, on the other hand it is good to know.

Thank Apeisach
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Capital Grille on 51st Street today for a business lunch. Ordered a burger - medium. It is a steakhouse so you would think they could cook a medium burger. Not so. Three attempts. All raw. Love the chain but this was just embarrassing. To add to the pleasure, the food service manager who sat us was nowhere... More 

Thank Andrew R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To the point, we asked the waiter to recommend the wine for our meal which he did. What was not clear is that the wine he selected was $422 per bottle. The iPad he showed us this on was not clear with the price not clearly shown (to be honest the number of 422 was on the screen but it... 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$20 - US$80
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 West 51st St., New York City, NY 10020
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-246-0154
Within the hallowed walls of the Time-Life Building, and surrounded by some of the city’s most heralded attractions from Broadway to Radio City Music Hall, the imminent arrival of The Capital Grille is creating quite a stir of its own. Especially anticipated are our legendary dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood offerings, and a widely heralded collection of over 7,000 bottles of wine. All presented with unparalleled service in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance that serves as a respite to the frenetic pace of the streets outside.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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