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Capital Grille

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3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873 (Anton & Bristol off Interstate 405)
714-432-1140
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 107
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Clubby Steakhouse atmosphere

Here for a business event. Actually it is an annual event so I can say with certainty that the quality and service is consistent. We had a private room that seated about 25-30. I was escorted to the room and not asked to wander back on my own. The service is impeccable. The cocktails served are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Byron R
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Laguna Beach, California
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Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Here for a business event. Actually it is an annual event so I can say with certainty that the quality and service is consistent. We had a private room that seated about 25-30. I was escorted to the room and not asked to wander back on my own. The service is impeccable. The cocktails served are ample and the steaks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Recently had an amazing dining experience at this fabulous restaurant. We hosted a business meeting for about 20 people and all were treated like royalty. Top notch all the way around from the food to customer service to the ambiance.

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is beautiful. On Saturday night it was live music playing at the bar. Nice atmosphere. The food is good. As suggestion: please, live the customers put condiments on the food. It Is disgusting when I order a salad and it comes with vinegars and strong flavors that I don't like. Also is there anything wrong with a little... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful lunch at the Capital Grille recently. The service was excellent as was the food. Conveniently located in the South Coast Plaza within walking distance to many stores.

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Palm Desert, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

despite confusing entry, walked into nicely appointed old-school steakhouse. my husband loves steaks and he found many items he liked. settled on the portabello mushroom rum bone-in steak. he ordered a side of fingerling potatoes, which were very tasty. not being interested in a no portion control steak, i ordered the oven-baked scallops with sweet corn risotto. the scallops were... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My stake was overcooked and my wife's was undercooked but still tasted pretty good. The mushrooms on the side were delicious. We were also given complementary champagne and a desert for my wife's birthday. The service was amazine from beginning to end. It gets busy so make sure you have reservations. Would definitively recommend.

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Capistrano Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Top quality food, five star service. A great place to go on a special occasion, but a little pricey for us to visit before our regular theater evening.

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Jakarta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Last night I went there with my family n friends after doing the reservation. It was a GREAT experience! We ordered steak with the side dishes. All the foods are GREAT! The steak! The mushroom! The mac n cheese sooo crunchy and yummy! Also the french fries was so yummy! Too bad I couldnt eat much then I have to... More 

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A classic high end steak house with excellent service. Food and beverage are all excellent. Lunches are pretty reasonable for the quality.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had dined here before, it was late, we had been shopping and were hungry, so dropped in for a quick meal. We were armed with bags of shopping so were seated in the bar area outside the main dining room. The waiter, Greg, brought us menus, then promptly forgot about us. We waited... Eventually he came and asked if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
    (Anton & Bristol off Interstate 405)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: 714-432-1140

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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