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The Capital Grille

155 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5608
+1 212-953-2000
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
155 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5608
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I wouldn’t go here for dinner just based on the fact that it’s a chain and NYC has way too much to offer. However, as far as work lunches go, it’s on point. It’s nice, busy and perfect for an afternoon meeting. The food was...More

Thank flatfootfoodie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would not have chosen to go to a chain restaurant in New York City, but I was pleasantly surprised. The capital Grille is large and modern looking. There are plenty of seats by the window on 42nd St. the food was outstanding. If you’re...More

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with my wife on our honeymoon and it was actually on her birthday as well. Food was brilliant and service was great. Really recommend this place. Steak was great too, Fillet Steak was huge too!

Thank Craig2412
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice steak house really well served and a very nice cheesecake it’s the second time I came and the service and me meal r great.

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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Food, service and ambiance were terrific. Started with lobster and crab appetizer garnished with corn relish. Tuna was seasoned and cooked perfectly. Asparagus was fresh and crisp. Just delicious. And to top it off, they served a complimentary dessert and champagne as a birthday celebration.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Meat is excellent and side dish as well. The staff is very friendly. Restaurant deco is nice. We will go back again

Thank Nicolas T
Reviewed 28 January 2018

What a pleasant surprise, was hesitate due to it being a chain, but my steak was excellent. Ordered the 22 oz ribeye with a glass of red wine and was set. Everything was good, my wife had the lobster soup with big chunks of lobster...More

Thank wokeup
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

It’s been restaurant week in New York from 22nd January which means you can dine 3 courses for $45 pp. We visited here on our last night in New York, food was superb! I had the fillet mignon for main (usually $49 on its own)...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I had eaten at the Capital Grille in VA and was relatively indifferent to my experience, so when I was in NYC for the day with my friend and she suggested that we have lunch at The Capital Grille I wasn't thrilled. Little did I...More

1  Thank simplyelegantsusan
Reviewed 24 January 2018

If you are looking for a good steakhouse option in New York , very well located, this could be a good choice. The meat is quite good and service is very good.

Thank rubenpedrov
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11 July 2017|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
I went into the restaurant bar to hide from the rain I was dressed in t shirt shorts and trainers. I was asked if if wanted to eat so I thought why not. When led into the restaurant I felt distinctly underdressed! Nobody... More
12 November 2016|
Response from fussyflora | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know if the Capitol Grill is open on thanksgiving - you could check their website which may state opening times or just call and ask. Their are menus displayed on their website. Hope this helps you.
29 September 2016|
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Response from The-Elimor10 | Reviewed this property |
I meant the price for each person
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 80
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5608
    (Between Lexington & Third Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Grand Central Terminal: 4, 5, 6, 7 & S subways. Metro-North Railroad. Buses: M1, M2, M3, M4, M42, M98, M101, M 102, M104.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-953-2000
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.

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