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The Capital Grille

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120 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10020-1300
+1 212-246-0154
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had one of our best meals here, it was an evening meal. Steak and chips (for my friend), steak and veg for me. The food was excellent, the drinks are even nicer!!

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Thank MomDawn
Hampshire, England
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121 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The table was booked for 8.30 but it was nearly 10.00 before we ordered food. Is this a ploy to get people to spend at the bar??? The steaks when they came were delicious, but a bit under seasoned and, considering we had all ordered medium rib eye steaks, they were all cooked differently. The waiter was lovely but seemed... More 

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Nanuet, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely restaurant, seemed very business oriented, full of business diners! Service was very attentive and bar appeared full. Expensive for visitors if not choosing the set pre theater menu, but the food was delicious!!

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Thank Jkcons
Dallas, Texas
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were able to get 4 seats at the bar somehow. Order the seafood tower and it was fantastic. Some of the best oysters I have ever had! Drinks we great and the service was solid. Not a cheap place, but you get what you pay for. I would put this place against any steak house in NYC.

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Thank Justin B
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100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are from New Orleans so have a special fun Ness for great restaurants. Although the capital Grille is technically a chain the experience was outstanding. My steak was cooked perfectly. Our two teenage daughters were with us and were easily able to find something to eat. They have an extensive bar selection as well. The one thing I can... More 

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Thank Chris S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful decor and pleasant atmosphere. Expensive but worth the price. Generous portions. Variety of breads, Lobster Bisque, Creamed corn, Asparagus, Potatoes Au Gratin, and a Wonderful Chocolate dessert. The service was the exceptional and the waitress was well trained. Perhaps the best service in NYC. Can't wait to go back. Fabulous !!!

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Thank Johnny T
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Capital Grille was recommended to our group by a Radio City Music Hall Rockette. The staff was friendly and accommodating. We arrived at 5:30 with no reservations and a party of 6. The hostess quickly seated us and our server gave a quick tutorial on the iPad wine list. We all took advantage of the Theater Prix Fixe menu.... More 

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Thank larryhack
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good meet and excellent coffee. Good place for business meetings and leisure. Take care of the meet cooking. Location close to rockefeller center.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to say other than the meal was fantastic. Enjoyed the scallops and risotto. I'm a culinary simpleton, but I found their bread assortment to be awesome. My only problem was an unsized stomach which limited my consumption. In a city of amazing restaurants, this one deserves it's high rating. Enjoy!!

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Thank cwhatley2016
Queretaro, Mexico
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, excellent service, big portions, good taste thanksgiving dinner. The kids received crayons and booklets.

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Thank Megg30

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10020-1300
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-246-0154
Description
Within the hallowed walls of the Time-Life Building, and surrounded by some of the city’s most heralded attractions from Broadway to Radio City Music Hall, the imminent arrival of The Capital Grille is creating quite a stir of its own. Especially anticipated are our legendary dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood offerings, and a widely heralded collection of over 7,000 bottles of wine. All presented with unparalleled service in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance that serves as a respite to the frenetic pace of the streets outside.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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