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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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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 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
Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 89
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    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
Most recent review
Wine and dine

I attended a small business group meeting in a small, one table/ private room, and it felt like an awesome experience perfect for this purpose. The food is great, the drinks are amazing and the staff will go out of their way to make you feel like royalty.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Monica S
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Costa Mesa, California
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Costa Mesa, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I attended a small business group meeting in a small, one table/ private room, and it felt like an awesome experience perfect for this purpose. The food is great, the drinks are amazing and the staff will go out of their way to make you feel like royalty.

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Santa Ana, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This used to be the best place to get the most delicious steak you'd had in your life, but quality seems to have gone downhill over the years. Not sure if it's because they have a different chef or what not, but my last experience here was not as good as the last 3 times I had dined at capital... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My friend and I wanted a light dinner and drinks during the week. Originally, we went to Charlie Palmer but were disappointed by their new appetizer menu. Plus my friend was disappointed in the drink she had ordered. So we headed off to try Capital Grille. We sat down at the bar and experienced excellent service. The bar tender was... More 

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The steak was finished off with a chervil infused butter; very subtile, but so flavorful. My husband had a different selection off the menu, and everything was perfect. We really had a wonderful dinner.

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Orange, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I called ahead to let the restaurant know we were celebrating our 40th anniversary which I think is an important celebration. Instead of putting us in the corner booth we were put in a small booth and it was all downhill from there. The waitress could not even take our picture correctly and after 2 tries gave up and we... More 

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Walnut, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My friends and I wanted to enjoy a nice dinner prior to visiting the performing arts theatre. Food was appealing and service attentive. I would recommend Capital Grille to those seeking an elegant dining experience at any time particularly after a day of shopping or visiting the theatre.

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

came here for my birthday with my wife another couple of friends. Started with a lovely cocktail and then we all shared an appetizer. For the main course I had the sea bass but had to send it back as it wasn't cooked properly. The next one was excellent . My wife had a filet mignon which was also excellent... More 

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Foothill Ranch, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Took a client to Captial Grill I recommended as always my favorite, The Porcini Rubbed Delmonico. Both steaks were done to perfection along with our Lobster Mac and Cheese. Service by Prem was more than perfect.

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California
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258 reviews 258 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Made reservation for lunch break during the holiday shopping. Glad we did, the place was packed. Service is very very good, as our waitress is professional in ensuring our bread basket was filled and water glass was never empty despite the crowd. Food is good BUT loaded with butter and richness. If you are into rich food, this is the... More 

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Diamond Bar, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nice restaurant at South Coast Plaza. Good seafood and service.Very convenient after shopping you can eat here. Very good food, wine and nice ambience.

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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

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

Questions & Answers

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