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Make it a day to remember. From birthdays and anniversaries to professional milestones, we aim to make every gathering special at The Capital Grille. Open seven days a week, The Capital Grille is best known for its expertly prepared steaks, which are dry-aged in house for 18 to 24 days and then hand-cut by our restaurant's on-premise butcher. The Capital Grille's wine list features more than 350 selections, and its floor-to-ceiling wine kiosk regularly houses 3,500 - 5,000 bottles. Reservations are recommended but not required. For more information, please visit our website. See you soon.
PRICE RANGE
US$50 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I stopped here for breakfast on our way to Kennywood Sunday morning. We had our 9 year old granddaughter with us. She accidentally spilled her drink and was very upset. A man, we are assuming the owner, came right over and could...not have been kinder. He was doing everything he could to make her feel better. He even brought her a bowl of fresh fruit. We were so impressed by his kindness. Now to the food - I had the Nutella and bananas pancakes special. Absolutely to die for! One of the best meals I have ever had. Highly recommend this place. We will be back when we are in the area . Thank you again for your kindness to our granddaughter.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 18 April 2022 via mobile

Easter dinner was crowded and we waited 25 minutes past our reservation time of 4 pm for our table. Once seated we were not disappointed however. Michael, our server was spot on. Food was excellent including soups, salads, crab cocktail, oysters on the half-shell, lobster...and of course, steaks. The tenderloin and lobster tails was a stand out. Desserts were quite limited but most likely due to the Easter crowds. Overall, an excellent experience. Highly recommendable.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 28 March 2022

Went there for a business dinner. Ordered a Filet Mignon medium well and told them they could butterfly it to make it easier for them to prepare. Came out burnt on all exterior surfaces and totally died out. For the price of the meat (with...no sides) and the pretentious atmosphere you would think they would know how to prepare a steak (even medium well). The server should have never served the dish since it was so obviously not prepared correctly. I would have sent it back, but that would have caused issues with the others who were in attendance. I had better prepared filet mignons at the franchise steak houses......More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 28 March 2022 via mobile

4+ Excellent food, drinks, ambiance and service! Can’t complain about anything. I knew this would be pricey, but this is the most expensive meal we have ever had.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 8 March 2022

Our dinner at The Capital Grille was simply fantastic. However, as a vegetarian, I was initially concerned that I would be restricted to the side dishes because the restaurant is well known for its meat and fish dishes. I told the waiter (more about him,...later) about my vegetarian challenge, and he advised me of two vegetarian entrees that do not appear on the menu. I chose the tofu and asparagus gingered rice drizzled with balsamic vinegar dish that was simply suburb. The tofu was tasty and of perfect consistency, and the vegetables atop the rice were sauteed perfectly and arranged artistically. My wife, a more traditional-type patron, had the best filet of her life, cooked as she requested, with the creamiest red-skinned mashed potatoes. We shared a vast salad before our entrees that tasted like the greens had been picked that day. The salad was dressed in a vinaigrette so artfully that it seemed that 1 ml. more would have been too much, and 1 ml. less, too little. Dessert was a fantastic crème brûlée. It was probably the best dessert we have ever had. (Apologies to all my matrilineal family who also make the Cuban version (flan) of this beautiful dish.) We finished the meal about 99.9% confident that we had concluded the best meal of our lives. We also left 100% sure that there has never been a better server than ours- Nolan M. Nolan was amazing- like a magician. He managed to appear at just the right moments and yet not hover about us. He was attentive to our needs even before we knew of them. Nolan magically appeared and dazzled us when we needed him. He was personable, articulate, and kind. He was genuine and not in the least subservient or obsequious. We would support research into how he could be cloned.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 23 December 2021

Normally I don't like to go to a restaurant when it is really busy but we felt like we were the most important customers. The waiter (Mike Pilarski - we will request him again) checked on every course to be sure it was just right...and continued to stop by to make sure we were happy. The food was perfect and out immediately. We really enjoyed ourselves and will book again - what a way to start off the year.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 18 December 2021

Visited for a late lunch for a special occasion. Ordered the filet and salmon . Filet for one guest was not cooked to order and the cut of the filet was not fantastic.. Salmon dish I would say was the star of the entrees. Great...flavor and cooked perfect . Presentation was quality except for the filets . I would also say the salads were well prepared. We also did stay and have dessert. The Espresso cake was excellent but the coffee served with it was terrible .I would like to return for a dinner service for comparison. Overall the service for this level of restaurant was good but not outstanding. I also did like the surroundings of the restaurant. Nice bar area in the front of the restaurant.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 19 October 2021

Parking is street side or nearby parking lots. Every visit the restaurant was very busy and packed with people. Impossible the keep physical distance. Reservations recommended. The service is great with neatly dressed waitstaff. The staff is courteous, attentive, unobtrusive and knowledgeable. Table cloth cover....The food looked and tasted great.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 13 October 2021

This used to be our favorite restaurant downtown. Last nights visit will be our last. This used to be our go too. It’s just not keeping up with the competition. Food is comparable to a chain but at a much higher price. The management should...try other local restaurants of the same caliber, they might be enlightened. So long Capital Grille. The only highlight was our server.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 13 October 2021

I was there for a national meeting , ate there with a group of 9 in a private dinning room. The waiter was exceptional. Was constantly servicing us and was very professional. food was excellent. I had the lobster bisque which I enjoyed very much....That followed with a pepper steak, cooked to perfection and very good tasting. I would highly recommend this restaurant and I look forward to my next opportunity to eat here.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5