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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 417 restaurants in Costa Mesa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
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
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Miami, Florida, United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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Anaheim Hills, CA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We were excited to dine at Capital Grille...had a $50. gift card from AmEx. Atmosphere is nice...English club like....but very dark. The accustics are terrible. Very noisy. Decor nice, but again, very poor lightly. And the food...We ordered the Calamari for an apetizer. Terrible....I've never had calamari prepared like this...served with hot chilis and some sauce that wasn't recognizable as... More

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Anaheim Hills, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is a higher end restaurant but worth the money. Service is excellent. Try the burger medium with truffle oil fries, or the steak salad.

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Long Beach
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105 reviews 105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We were two couples lucky enough to get invited to a special KJ wine event here. They were showcasing 7 wines the restaurant will be serving through the summer and foods to accompany them. Our first time here, we were blown away by the appetizers they served and all the wines offered. Wonderful sav. blanc served with their lobster/crab cakes....wow.... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Service was great. It is an upscale restaurant with most of the main entree's reasonably priced for the quantity and quality. Food presentation was beautiful and was very appetizing. The steaks are not for bird eaters, come hungry because they are huge. Enjoy! I sure did. Would recommend for sure.

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Santa Ana, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We were in search of a special occasion restaurant to host our marriage celebration dinner for 10 of our close friends. Our main requirement was a private room & nice atmosphere. Having viewed several locations in the area, only to be turned off by worn-out tired interiors & ridiculous minimum price requirements, we decided on the Capital Grille. My initial... More

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Tustin, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We went here for our anniversary and it was absolutely amazing--what an excellent experience all around. The atmosphere is so luxe and grand that you instantly feel somewhat special upon arrival. (I would highly suggest getting dressed up or you may feel uncomfortable.) The service was fantastic--they had decorated our table and had a card that said "Happy Anniversary." In... More

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Foothill Ranch, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you want great service and a great steak, here it is. I always request my server Ibere, service is a 10. My meal is always great, try the seafood tower as a starter, always fresh and delicious. Great French Onion Soup as well. Try the Porcini Rubbed DelMonico, delicious. The Filet is a winner as well, Oscar Style too.... More

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Huntington Beach
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Saw this restaurant in Washington DC, but never got a chance to go. Then my wife let me know there was a new one 10 minutes from us in Costa Mesa. Made a reservation for our 10th anniversary a couple weeks ago. Wonderful experience. Our table was decorated, a free glass of champagne to toast, a free dessert; all unexpected.... More

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Irvine, California
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140 reviews 140 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Everytime I'm here, I keep on getting impressed with their service. Made reservation for my birthday dinner. Arrived to my table with personalized birthday card. The table was decorated with confetti. They gave me a birthday dessert that was professionally chocolate stenciled " happy birthday" with champagne for me & my friend with raspberry.

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