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The Capital Grille

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5197 Big Island Dr, St. Johns Towne Center, Jacksonville, FL 32246-7482 (J. Turner Butler Blvd.)
+1 904-997-9233
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our third time eating here. They never disappoint in service or food. Huge selection of wine. Chef selection of aged beef is the best. We celebrated our 30th anniversary and they had the table decorated, complimentary champagne, and ended with complimentary trio of desserts. Well worth the price. Will be back.

Thank Ed C
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103 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fine dining facility and everything according to our group was first rate and cooked to perfection. My balsamic Glazed Rib Eye was perfectly cooked as ordered and tasted incredible well worth the visit. Dessert berries with creme anglais well received by all.Great selection of fine malt whisky. Not cheap but that's to be expected for this standard.

Thank John O
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98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted steak and that is why we chose this place. We were not disappointed. The New York cut and the filet mignon we ordered were perfect, together with good Negronis. Our waiter John (with a bear, just in case there is another one) was excellent and contributed greatly to the pleasure of a great meal. Special mention to the... More 

Thank Alfredoman1
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My wife recently took a close friend here for lunch. Because they always ask ahead of time if you are celebrating anything special, she told them it was a birthday lunch. When they arrived the table had Birthday graffiti sprinkled over it and they surprised them with a complimentary delicious dessert. The service is always outstanding as is the food.... More 

Thank Ron S
Jacksonville, Florida
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were pleasantly surprised at how good this restaurant was. We had a salad and a steak. The steak was cooked to perfection. I highly recommend

Thank wolfsonla
Jacksonville, Florida
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107 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I'm always on the lookout for a good steak place so we decided to try the capital Grille. It had good atmosphere but my steak that I ordered medium was almost well done and by the time I got it it was almost cold. I can cook a better steak at my house. This place is expensive too. We will... More 

1 Thank SteveandKathyH
Royal, Arkansas
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

wonderful food, I had a steak that was so tender that I could cut it with a fork. Service was superb. wonderful bar and great hor d'oerves. It is somewhat pricey, but well worth the elegance.

Thank moosekebear
Jacksonville, Florida
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

First off, if you are expecting Longhorn quality (yuck) or prices then go to Longhorn. Capital Grill is expensive. However, the food is excellent and the service is top notch. Steaks are dry aged and prepared to perfection. The restaurant offers a good selection of steak and seafood. Most beef selections center around the New York cut. Side dishes are... More 

Thank Joepg629
Amelia Island, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

The food is very expensive but the quality is very good. The food ought to be top notch for its price. There are other restaurants where you can get the same level of service and quality for less. It was a good dining experience, but there is plenty of competition for fine dining that does not cost $100/person (and we... More 

Thank diamondboxer68
Charlotte, North Carolina
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The steak and sides were excellent. thecocunut cream pie was "to die for". The service was outstanding

Thank Henry F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$70
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5197 Big Island Dr, St. Johns Towne Center, Jacksonville, FL 32246-7482
    (J. Turner Butler Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-997-9233
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 in St. Johns Town Center.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?