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The Capital Grille

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1338 Chestnut St # 46, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525 (At the corner of Broad & Chestnut)
+1 215-545-9588
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Typical higher end US grille style restaurant. Perfect for red meat eaters with a good range of steaks, but also reasonable choice for less red blooded diners! Gets pretty busy so booking advisable - even mid-week.

Thank Foodi8
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When I last visited the Capital Grille, I was on one of my solo treks in Center City. I hadn't been to this restaurant for some time, so I was curious if the food was as good as I last remembered. It was! I had cooked to perfection lamb chops with accompanying sides. The service was excellent! I knew I... More 

Thank Undergroundrr5
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

it was a busy theater night and service was slower than prior, but it was worth the wait. we had the bone in filets and truffle fries. once we got our meal, service was fine. i would come back. they gave my son deserts for free--nice touch!

Thank rz1519
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was in group for a business dinner. As far as I was concerned, the expensive prices were no object and no concern to me and my normally tightwad attitude. The immense amount of food with each course was WOW. The appetizers were lobster cakes, steak tartare, and calamari. Large salads too. The main courses were various steaks, chicken, and... More 

Thank Ed C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great wine list! Food was top notch and well priced for the quality. Loved the location and decor. Entire staff made us feel welcomed. The surprise birthday candles really made the kids day!

Thank Jeremiah j
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For these astronomical prices we were expecting spectacular food and experience. While the filet oscar was very good, it missed spectacular as did the Chilean bass. Wait staff were good but again, not spectacular.

Thank RickMIusa
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish I could give this a better review. The ambiance was lovely and the service was terrific. But the food was only average. The wedge salad was not as good as I've had a chain restaurants. The strip steak au poivre was stringy and disappointing. Skip the truffle fries--nothing special. Good coconut cream pie and excellent wine selection but... More 

Thank Donald H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a restaurant for a larger party in Center City, Capital Grille is a good choice. The menu is varied and appeals to many palates. The service was great - very attentive and helpful. Valet parking was available for dinner.

Thank abs0219
Hackensack, New Jersey
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The quality of service,food and staff seem to flow seamlessly at this eatery.Like others I have visited the Capital Grille keeps up its reputation at all locations I visited.This was very Good!

Thank 123dubdutch
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a great dining experience. Staff was super friendly and service was really fast. Looking forward to going back soon

Thank Michael P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Steakhouse
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1338 Chestnut St # 46, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
    (At the corner of Broad & Chestnut)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-9588
The Avenue of the Arts is the perfect avenue to dry aged steaks, too. Philadelphia Magazine declared The Capital Grille “a carnivore’s dream.” Top off your fabulous meal with dreamy Chocolate Espresso Cake or Crème Brulée. Then stroll it off on your way to Kimmel Center or the theatre.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?