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The Capital Grille

1338-46 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
+1 215-545-9588
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
1338-46 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This isn't my typical place to have a meal but I went for a birthday. It's an a la carte steakhouse so be prepared to spend close to if not more than $100 per person if you get an appetizer, drink, entree and a side....More

Thank FrugallyPicky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a nice steak and a baked potato in a sophisticated place, the Capital Grille is a very good choice. We were a party of four and all of us were happy with our choices, steaks done to the point, very...More

Thank Marco F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Party of 5. This was our daughter's graduation. The place has a very nice ambiance. The waiterace was very good although she was spread too thin between many tables. So the waiting time was way too long. Lobster bisque was very good. The special burger...More

1  Thank Damian S
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We had lunch at the Capital Grille to celebrate my daughter's master's graduation. I had made reservations ahead of time online and when we arrived (earlier than expected) they seated us and our table had a congratulations card on the table signed by all the...More

Thank AudreyS0129
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Celebrating a birthday. Other than the seafood appetizer, I can't remember what it was named but it cost $125, the food was good. The seafood tasted blah...frozen, thawed, refreeze, thawed then prepared.

Thank lorrainep244
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend was in the mood for beef and suggested the Capital Grill. When we arrived @ 6:15pm we owned the place. Our waiter started off quite attentive but as the restaurant filled he disappeared. These days my definition of great service is keeping my...More

Thank HonestPhilReviewer
Reviewed 29 April 2018

It's been awhile since I was at this Capital Grille and went last week with a very large group for a luncheon. We were seated in a private room in the front past the bar. Waiting on a group our size (approximately 50-60 people) is...More

Thank 83TRAVEL
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I used to work around the area and went there frequently for lunch. I have also had dinner there many times. So when I went to meet a friend from work we chose this location They have great lunch specials for around $20.00.The burgers are...More

Thank joanz359
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Topped the evening off with a visit to Capital Grille, a lovely upscale eatery right in downtown Philly. My son and his girlfriend had the grilled steak, huge portions, I couldnt believe they could eat it all! I had the scallops that were prepared perfectly...More

Thank kellybO1234AX
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I dined at the Capital Grille here while touring schools in the area. Great location across from the Ritz so we decided to check it out. We have to say this is now our favorite Capital Grille of all! We had the...More

Thank DarcyGirl_12
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Odedude
29 October 2017|
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Response from 345lex | Reviewed this property |
No, not necessary. Casual but dressy is fine.
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Nancy1092
29 July 2016|
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Response from Q5807PJdavido | Reviewed this property |
The simple answer to your question is Yes. The best advise I will provide you with is to call the restaurant before hand and speak with someone about your request or concern. Having a son who is a vegetarian and a daughter... More
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Joan B
25 May 2016|
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Response from Q5807PJdavido | Reviewed this property |
My response is a few months late but might help someone else.The restaurant has a " pre theatre" menu , consisting of 3 courses for a reduced price with several options available. Also note that this restaurant does... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1338-46 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
    (At the corner of Broad & Chestnut)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-9588
Description
The Avenue of the Arts is the perfect avenue to dry aged steaks, too. Philadelphia Magazine declared The Capital Grille “a carnivore’s dream.” Top off your fabulous meal with dreamy Chocolate Espresso Cake or Crème Brulée. Then stroll it off on your way to Kimmel Center or the theatre.
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