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The Capital Grille

1338-46 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
+1 215-545-9588
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1338-46 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

We went for an early dinner around 430pm. There was a nice atmosphere, pleasant waiter and nice space between tables, giving some privacy. Dinner was delicious, the salad to the main course was just the right amount of timing between. Romantic and prices reasonable but...More

Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 13 March 2016

With a reservation, we arrived and were told our table was being set. Fifteen minutes later, it was still being set. Then we were shown to a lovely table, only to be told this table wasn't for us. We waited around again, and were shown...More

Thank Lisa446
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Impromptu family dinner brought us back to this comfortable, classic steak house, and we were not disappointed. The booths felt private and cozy. The service was first rate - warm and attentive but not intrusively so. The ipad delivered wine list and dessert menu felt...More

1  Thank Victoria Z
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The environment: Wonderful. Very attentive and professional waiters. Clean white linens. Has the feel of a special place. The Food: My son and I ordered the citrus Salmon. I tasted no citrus at all. It was plain and tasted fine if you wanted no sauce...More

Thank pinkglow7
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

This was a very loud and busy restaurant. The food was delicious and the service outstanding. Highly recommend this restaurant for an experience.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I was recently at the Capital Grille with several of my long time friends. The service was outstanding and the food was delicious. My friends and I hadn't seen each other for quite awhile, so the server understood this and really didn't bother us for...More

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I have enjoyed eating at Capital Grille for both business and family occasions. The variety in their menu, quality of the meals and the service were excellent.

Thank bruce s
Reviewed 23 February 2016

my two favorite lunch buddies asked where i wanted my birthday lunch and without hesitation we dined here...a vibrant atmosphere, beautiful table settings, gracious service...my lobster and crab sandwich was a touch too soft for me, it would serve better plated...flavorful and meaty texture...the asparagus...More

Thank phillyborn114
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The capital grille runs a very high standard of service and food. We were quickly serviced and seated and had a wonderful meal that was quickly and expertly prepared for us;. Couldn't have asked for much better

Thank Billzebuub
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Regardless of location, the Capital Grille folks rarely miss. Yet another great meal and wonderful service. Jessica took care of us and deserves an extra thanks!!

Thank Ryan P
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Questions & Answers
30 October 2017|
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Response from 345lex | Reviewed this property |
No, not necessary. Casual but dressy is fine.
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
Joan B
26 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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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