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The Capital Grille

601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2601
+1 202-737-6200
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2601
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a wonderful lunch with wife and daughter. Enjoyed some burgers, done to order and a steak salad. Food was excellent as was the service. Top notch all around. The fresh squeezed lemonade was one of my all time favorites as it is refillable and...More

Thank Chaz G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous restaurant offering a range of steak, seafood and other dishes. The waiter, Rob, described all the dishes that feature as highlights and made every one of them sound so tempting. When the food arrived, some sharing dishes and some individually chosen we were all...More

Thank Bobdally
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As per most other reviews, we found this place had great food, great service and was the perfect end to our break in DC. We shared a crab cake starter and, when we saw the size of our steak main courses, felt relieved we had!...More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked here for a dinner with my wife having read the reviews. Not disappointed- the service was impeccable, friendly and professional anticipating our needs and ready to check with us at just the right times throughout. The food was expertly prepared and presented and delicious....More

Thank ChrisK232
Reviewed 1 week ago

we were there with another couple, which had the filet mignon Oskar from the specials which were not on the menu... no price was given but certainly more than the filet mignon on the menu (about $50). My wife had salmon and I had lamb...More

Thank 978herbertt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not the first time i’ve Been here, but I have to say that the experience is the same everytime. Wonderful!! The moment you walk in everyone is professional but very nice, the food and drinks are equally terrific. Everytime I leave I am...More

Thank Darleen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrated our first wedding anniversary here recently during our tour of the East Coast of America. It is by far the best place we’ve dined in. The waiter was very helpful, smiley and informative and always made sure our glasses were filled. Me and...More

Thank Roylejp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here with my daughter. We had excellent burgers and drinks, but a bit pricey. Our food server was friendly but slow.

Thank Corrie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this restaurant, such an amazing place to have a romantic dinner or even a business dinner. The staff is very friendly, the food is amazing (especially the stake). They have a wide range of wine collection you can choose from.

Thank Stella N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decor and atmosphere were excellent but trouble reading the menu as very dark. Saying that, staff were efficient, friendly and knowledgeable. Yes, expensive but if you know your food, it was well worth it. Cooked to perfection. Wine list extensive and again expensive but worth...More

Thank Gary P
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Josh C
3 February 2018|
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Response from dnasb | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can dine at the bar if you like. I did not but others there did
30 January 2018|
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Response from kathy c | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure they can provide you with a cozy spot. Make sure you confirm when making the reservation!
16 June 2017|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, my wife had chicken
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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, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 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
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2601
    (6th Street)
  • Public Transportation: National Archives Metro Stop
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-737-6200
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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