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Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

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5310 Western Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 (Wisconsin)
301-718-7812
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Filet Mignon is consistently good and the wine selections are excellent

I dine at the Capitol Grille several times a year and have sampled many of the dishes. Some of the steaks are on the dry side but the filet mignon is consistently excellent. That is what I ordered this evening and it did not disappoint. Our waiter was attentive, had a great sense of humor, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Pam S
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Durham, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

I booked The Wine Room at the Capital Grille for a private lunch at the restaurant. From first contact the service I received from this restaurant was excellent. The staff worked hard to ensure that everything was as I required, and on the day, the wait staff that managed our booking were absolutely fantastic. Furthermore, the food was delicious, and... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

During a week of take-away food, visiting with a newborn, this restaurant was a refreshing change. We especially enjoyed the ambiance. The lobster bisque was excellent, as was the lobster roll. The clam chowder was very good; the tenderloin sandwiches a bit less, in our opinion. The restrooms were beautiful.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I dine at the Capitol Grille several times a year and have sampled many of the dishes. Some of the steaks are on the dry side but the filet mignon is consistently excellent. That is what I ordered this evening and it did not disappoint. Our waiter was attentive, had a great sense of humor, and provided an excellent wine... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food here is always very good, large portions and a bit pricey, but the service is very erratic. We've had excellent service, but a private party for 10 people turned into disaster. The server forgot about us, first not taking our order, then no one came back to clear main course dishes. It took two of our guests complaining... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This place obviously spent a lot on its decor and then stopped paying attention. We stopped in for a very late lunch on a rainy day and thought it looked cozy and welcoming. The few lunch choices were a bit pricey, but we figured we'd just relax, enjoy the atmosphere, and wait for a break in the weather. Wrong. Both... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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185 reviews 185 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Cap Grille is still a consistent bet for steaks, as long as you know what you're going for. I've had dinner there 3 times in the last 2 months (business and friends) and it's been consistently good. they have great calamari and salads. id probably pass on the shellfish platter. As far as entrees go I've had the bone in... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

For the second and last time, my husband and I waited patiently in the bar area sipping our martinis as two bar seats were being cleared and readied for us. During that period another couple walks in, sees the two empty seats and thinks it is their lucky day. Unfortunately, the numerous bar staff bumbling around could not communicate effectively... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Ate dinner here for New Years Eve and it was excellent! The atmosphere of this restaurant is very classy yet cozy. I felt welcomed by the staff and the manager Matt took time out of his night to stop by our table and ask about our experience. Its those types of personal touches that make this restaurant worth it's "high"... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner celebrating our 37th. wedding anniversary. The food was exquisite, the wine selection was extraordinary, the service was great, as well ad the dessert and the after dinner drinks. The dinner was very romantic and the manager provided a complimentary cake. The table was prepared specifically for the occasion. We could not ask... More 

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Norfolk
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

As always, a delight to dine there, the service is very good and extremely attentive. The Lobster bisque is always a great choice. Lunch menus have a wide variety of offerings, are moderately priced and are served quickly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5310 Western Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (Wisconsin)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chevy Chase
  • Phone Number: 301-718-7812

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 100
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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