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Capitol Grille

231 6th Ave N, The Hermitage Hotel, Nashville, TN 37219-1903
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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231 6th Ave N, The Hermitage Hotel, Nashville, TN 37219-1903
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Capitol Grille based on the reviews here, and we are so glad we did. We appreciated the farm-to-table menu that showcased so many fresh, seasonal ingredients. The menu changes often since it is based on what is in season, so the menu...More

Thank JonesVP
Maggie M, Director of Sales at Capitol Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good evening We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your evening and your service while dining at The Capitol Grille. It warms our heart to know others appreciate the service level and fresh farm to table experience we provide to all of our guests. We...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Finally had an opportunity to go to the Capital Grille after living in Nashville for 35 years. I have heard so many positive comments about it, that I had high expectations. It certainly is in a lovely setting and the service was excellent. We thought...More

Thank CaptainBill2010
Maggie M, Director of Sales at Capitol Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good evening sir, Thank you for your feedback. We sincerely apologize that we did not live up to your expectations. Customer satisfaction is of the up most importance to us here at The Capitol Grille and we know that when it comes to dining you...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We recently had dinner at Capitol Grille Labor Day weekend, 2017. A colleague suggested we try this place at The Hermitage Hotel (which is a beautiful old hotel in Nashville). What a disappointment the restaurant was, and that is a remarkable thing for a pricey...More

Thank JamesJasper
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were looking for a fine dining location on Monday night (Labor Day) to celebrate our 45th Wedding Anniversary. We consulted our concierge at our hotel who highly recommended this location. We arrived an hour early in order to relax in the bar before dinner....More

Thank jpaoletti
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I have been on several occasions. Hands-down, this is my favorite restaurant in Nashville. Elegant Southern decor, top-notch staff who magically tend to your every need without intrusion, and delicious, perfectly prepared food. In a town where seemingly a "fine dining" establishment opens every week,...More

Thank Patsy K
Maggie M, Director of Sales at Capitol Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Hello Patsy K, Thank you for sharing such a kind review about The Capitol Grille. Hearing how much you enjoyed our special one of a kind dining experience is truly heart warming. We are humbled by your comments and look forward to your next visit...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Lovely room and the coconut cake is outstanding. It really does matter which staff person you deal with because like the rest of the Hermitage property they like to run with as few staff members as possibe.

Thank Michael M
JenniferKuykendall, Guest Relations Manager at Capitol Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words for Angel - she is great - and we agree that the coconut cake is the best! We hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, Jennifer

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Our server, Jeff was an extremely nice and very knowledgeable about the menu. He made great suggestions - as in telling us to order the fried okra with aioli on the side instead of covering the okra. I would go back to the Capital Grille...More

Thank copelamaSaudiArabia
Libby O, Manager at Capitol Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Good morning, Thank you for sharing your amazing dining experience at The Capitol Grille and Oak Bar! Our food and beverage team is well-versed and passionate about serving our guests the best tastes of southern hospitality! I am happy to hear Mike and Jeff were...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We ate here recently. The restaurant is located in the beautiful Hermitage Hotel in downtown Nashville. We walked here in the evening from our downtown hotel and felt safe. The food was very good. I had a pork shank that was expertly cooked. The sides...More

Thank drj999999
Libby O, Manager at Capitol Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Good morning, Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us! I am happy to hear you enjoyed the dish and cocktail our staff provided for you! We are excited to serve you again in the future. Kindest Regards, Libby O. Marketing Manager The Hermitage...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Brunswick Stew was the best I have ever eaten. It was made with completely fresh ingredients. Delicious!

Thank Tina Z
Spencer H, Manager at Capitol Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Good morning Tina, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed dining with us! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best, Libby Oellerich Marketing Manager The Hermitage Hotel

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

It was typical hotel food. We were expecting so much more. I got an aged steak for about $65. It was just average. The sides were average. The whole party was not impressed.More

Thank PSUDuke
Libby O, Manager at Capitol Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for reaching out to us and we are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at the Capitol Grille. I would appreciate the opportunity to further discuss your experience - would you please email me at: guestrelations@thehermitagehotel.com? Thank you...More

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Response from Steve_in_TN | Reviewed this property |
They do, it is excellent and well worth the price.
Karen W
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Response from fitzhoyt | Reviewed this property |
Just don't know since we were there during the summer'
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No I just wore jeans and a tee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 6th Ave N, The Hermitage Hotel, Nashville, TN 37219-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: 16153457116
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Hermitage Hotel
Since opening our doors in 1910, Capitol Grille has been one of the most beloved places in Nashville. As the oldest and longest-running Southern restaurant in the state, Capitol Grille is a last remaining example of what true Southern simplicity should taste like.
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