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The Capital Grille

601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived here with no reservation on a Friday night and staff could not have been more accommodating. We were told we had to wait 45 mins which was fine with us but after 10 mins they said we could have a table. We had...More

Thank Andy201407
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I dined here after a day off sightseeing, and were so glad we did. Our dinners were delicious and the service was impeccable. It was one of the best dining experiences we have ever enjoyed. My wife ordered the tenderloin and lobster...More

Thank surfercharlie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dined here on a Wednesday night. Service was fantastic. Squash bisque was excellent. Halibut is very likely the best I have ever had. Possibly the Parmesan truffle fries as well. Filet was amazing. Highly recommend. Will definitely be on my list the next time I...More

Thank suzqwWDW
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped by without a reservation. They were able to seat us but you really do need a reservation! Oh my the filet was sooo tasty! We had the brussel sprouts; again beyond our expectations. The wait staff were so nice. I highly recommend this top...More

Thank lieibr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy booked for dinner, positive old fashion place. Canadian oysters, crab cake and porter stakes with good wine. Thx staff for very positive atmosphere) Highly reccomend this place for meat lovers, very tasty

Thank Leonid V. S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge wine list, wonderfull menu, everybody from staf Very profesional, friendly and helpful. Sue and Heather the best!

Thank Puťák P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on our first night in Washington DC, looking for something hearty following a long journey. The restaurant is situated on Pennsylvania Avenue with Capitol Hill not far. We had the calimari and garlic shrimp to start. The seafood was fresh although the...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Capital Grille is my favorite restaurant. My husband and I found a Capital Grille on a business trip in Chicago about 6 years ago, and loved it. Last summer we dined at one in Boston. We live near Richmond, VA, so we drive to this...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at the grill is good but it's suited more for those in the age brackets of my grand parents and I am 65 years old. I really feel like I am eating at grandmas house for Sunday dinner. Oh the food is good...More

Thank Greenjjeanpa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four couples went iut to dinner. We didn't want something too fancy but definitely didn't want the normal. We picked Capital grill based on a reccome nation from friends. The food was fantastic. The ambience was good. The service was great.I would definitely revisit this...More

Thank MsRobbielynn
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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
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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: 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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