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The Capital Grille

601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (457 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Being in the D.C. area for work for an entire week, we decided to have at least one nice dinner out. I went online, signed up for the Capital Grille online club and THOUGHT I had made a reservation for a Wednesday evening. Upon arrival...More

Thank doc_que
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a wedding dinner here, so we had the back room to ourselves. The service by Port Farrow and Ryan Jacobs was impeccable. The calamari and steak tartare starters were delicious, the main courses, particularly the filet mignon, were to die for and the...More

Thank quiinc
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always love visiting a new Capital Grille venue. This is my 3rd Capital Grille venue visit (1st two being in Pittsburgh, PA and Troy, MI) and I have to say the experience never gets old. The food, the service, and the decor is second...More

1  Thank jazsacher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend recommended this steak house. The food was great! Steak with Gorgonzola, lamb chops, surf and turf, mac and cheese with lobster, fries with truffle. The bread was also great. And Manuel P, our waiter, was super !

Thank Yolyni
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you've spent all day on the Hill and are needing a late lunch, wait until 5:00. The high end restaurants have a very limited late lunch menu. What they have is tasty, though you may not be able to get one of the top...More

Thank jojojunglebee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was fantastic - the bar area, the appetizers, and the steaks - oh, the steaks! And service is always impeccable. We love this place!

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food. Good service. Nice atmosphere. Surprisilngly large portions considered that this is a restaurant above medium. Dress nice. Do not bring small noisy kids.

Thank Kjell Ove M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for my step son's birthday, he picked the place. I mentioned in my reservation without knowing that there will be a free cake for him, that was quite nice. The atmosphere is nice, you don't need to scream to be heard from...More

Thank clairouw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a very nice place, great atmosphere, great food and perfect service. It was very easy to reserve a table, the bar area is nice to have a drink before you get seated at your table. Starters are very delicious, portions are just the right...More

Thank AbdelKarim A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read the reviews and both loving coconut pie, my son and I were hoping to visit the Capital Grill. We had packed very casual clothes for our visit and weren't sure about the dress code, but when I called mid-afternoon one day they were...More

Thank Lori N
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Questions & Answers
16 June 2017|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, my wife had chicken
15 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.
15 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
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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: 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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