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The Capital Grille

601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
+1 202-737-6200
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The steak and garnishes were very good, as were the drinks. The only thing that ruined my experience was a "regular" of the place that sat next to me at the bar and kept trying to make conversation and hinting that the place is too...More

Thank Ioana503
Reviewed 5 days ago

We saved dining here for our last night in DC. Without reservations, we were immediately seated in a cozy booth. The food - outstanding! My salmon had the best sear and melted in my mouth! My husbands porterhouse was incredibly delicious and perfectly done. BUT...More

Thank jensrq16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I stopped in for a drink and a snack between museum and dinner reservation elsewhere. Had a great martini and the lollipop lamb chops. Bartender was nice and attentive, despite it being 530 and they were busy. It was crowded in the bar...More

Thank Gatoraggie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It can feel a little overwhelming at times when it is really busy here and also a little bit to Washington when too many people are dinner who think they are special and require that treatment, the staff does a good job of keeping the...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town from New Orleans with my family visiting Washington DC over Thanksgiving. We had visited other CG In other cities and were always pretty good so we choose to do a thanksgiving lunch there. The restaurant was beautiful and comfortable. We were...More

Thank Csat-NOLA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on my wife's birthday having read the reviews and were not disappointed. the choice of steaks is varied and they were cooked as requested after discussion with the informative waiter (Wayne). The portions in the States always defeats my wife and challenges me...More

Thank jab58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in without a reservation and had to settle for a seat at the bar on a Friday night. The place was pretty packed and the bar had a nice mixed crowd was in the mood for steak and ordered the Bone-In Rib-eye with mash...More

Thank OnRoam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was amazing. Bone in Ribeye for the guys and Filets for the ladies. Best Brussels sprouts anywhere. Adam was an exceptional server and Nikki the hostess is from our home town and is so sweet. So glad we went.

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here whilst visiting the sights of Washington. Great American food - superb steak. Excellent service

Thank Von1956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the Capital Grille the other night as a guest of someone who has a regular table and wine locker there. The service was really great but I guess if you go there every night the staff tries to impress. We ordered Steaks...More

Thank dnasb
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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
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
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 - 11:00 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
    (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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