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Capital Grille

3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
714-432-1140
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Ranked #4 of 420 Restaurants in Costa Mesa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $50 - $50
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Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Anton & Bristol off Interstate 405
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Our steaks are perfectly cooked and the service exceptional every time. we go there to dine not just eat.

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Southern California
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177 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This steakhouse is located at the upscale South Coast Plaza Mall which is the uber shopping mall in SoCal, and way better than Rodeo Drive. Capital Grille has a fantastic menu, both lunch and dinner menu. Wine lists have many excellent and reasonably priced options. Steaks are quality beef, prepared perfectly, and excellent side dishes offered. I don't often like... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was our first visit to this location and service and food was what we expected. Capital Grille knows how to train their staff so that when the expectations are high the bar is met!Our waiter was attentive without being intrusive. The steak my husband ordered was done just to his liking as was my steak salad. The appetizers that... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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50 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Got a reservation but not til 815pm. This was worth the wait. We did not get food til after 9 but it was GREAT. Pete Veete was our server. I think he was annoyed at my not ordering food (I know my family they over order and there is enough for me) but he seemed better when I ordered wine.... More

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Orange County
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had a wonderful time and a delicious meal at The Capital Grille. Originally we were going because of Restaurant Week, but ended up ordering some of their regular deals on their lunch menu. My meal started with a cup of lobster bisque. It one of the best that I ever had. The seared scallops with sweet corn risotto were... More

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Orange County
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Located on the perimeter of a mall. Adjacent free parking with valet option most nights. Dark interior with savvy waiters. Good steaks for a fair price considering the location and service.

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Mission Viejo, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Everything was very good. The food, service, ambience were top notch. Personally I prefer Seasons 52. Owned by the same folks, I am more comfortable at Seasons 52. You need to try for yourself. They are both very good.

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Long Beach
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112 reviews 112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Two couples celebrating the husbands birthdays and took advantage of their "generous pour" they are doing over the summer. We all got to have seven various white and red wines throughout our meal experience and it was wonderful. We tried calimari appetizer and lobster/crab cakes, lobster bisque, the lamb chops, the filet oscar with crab, and their version of Kobi... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We travel a lot and this chain of restaurants has a great wine list and consistent food. No matter where you go it will be good!!

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Miami, Florida, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stopped in the bar for a lovely dinner for one while my teenage girls shopped the town. Wonderful service by the bartender!

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