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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
Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Capital Grille has been around for a while and used to be one of the few choices for fine dining in DC. Of course, they have a lot more competition now, but I still find them to be a good choice for a nice dining experience and they aren't as crowded as all of the new "hot spots".

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Owings Mills
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The service was excellent and the food was great the atmosphere was a beautiful. My whole family loved I feel I got my moneys worth and then some !

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nothing fancy. Pleasant. mid range. It is on Capitol Hill. Fair cheep eats. Large enough to hold an event

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United States
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The wine the selection is fantastic and the staff is knowledgeable and share their knowledge. Steak is the menu item of choice but the filet is special. Not a fan of Brussels sprouts but you must try them as a side!

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rockville, MD
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter and I had attended a great concert with Cher and Pat Benear at the MCI Center in DC. Afterwards we went to The Capital Grille for a delicious dinner of steak, baked potato and their wonderful grilled asparagus. We split the dinner and it was more than enough for the two of us, which cut down the total... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had never before visited this Washington institution. From the moment we sat down, the outstanding service made my birthday dinner special. My steak was wonderful, loved the Parmesan truffle fries, yummy Brussels sprouts, and an extensive wine menu. Our server could not have been more attentive and engaging in just the right way. Even my birthday dessert from the... More 

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Ellijay, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at the Capital Grille for the first time January 19, 2017. It was my husband and granddaughter's birthday. The dinner was delicious and the wait staff was excellent. Wayne was very attentive and made wonderful suggestions for our dinner. The filet was melt in your mouth tender and cooked to perfection. The birthday surprise for both was a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have sponsored some great parties here, and always received top notch service. My favorite steak is bone-in ribeye. Rubs on the steak are also great.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this place is fabulous. such a lovley establishment,plus the food and drinks are great. even drinks and snacks at their lovely bar is fun,so many gorgeous people. the staff is really friendly,match the décor.dont miss it.

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Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The ambience, service and most important, the food is all first rate. The steaks sre featured but yhe fish is vrry good as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?