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The Capital Grille

250 Boylston St, Newton, MA 02467-2001
617-928-1400
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Ranked #10 of 225 restaurants in Newton
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $60 - $80
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Langley Road
Description: You'll quickly see why The Boston Globe proclaimed “we've never been happier in our lives,” after an evening at The Capital Grille. Drawing from its New England roots, The Capital Grille’s relaxed elegance and style have become a trademark of the Boston area. Join us just east of the Atrium Mall and a million miles fromthe ordinary.
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English first
Rockland, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for "Old School" service in a high profile restaurant, this is your place. Nostalgic decor with clientele from 20 somethings to business suits. Ala carte menu and a bit pricey but the steaks are awesome and the sides delicious. Friendly staff and attentive servers will make this a top ten meal that you will soon not... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Delicious steak - large portions, perfect taste, and very tender. In addition, rose petals are placed at your table to celebrate your anniversary. Alternatively, confetti is placed to celebrate birthdays. Desserts were, of course, equal in quality and quantity to the main courses. It made for a very memorable evening. Be sure to ask for a photo to be taken.... More

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Had dinner this evening...party of five. Every meal was perfect. We called ahead because we had a fussy eater and they told us they would accomodate him and they did. He ordered plain mac & cheese...and the whole table shared it was so delicious. Sean Goodwin was our waiter and we couldn't have asked for better service. He made great... More

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My wife and I recently dined at the Capital Grille, Newton. Ma. for her birthday. The warm welcome and happy birthday's were wonderful. The service and extra attention because of the celebration was exceptional. We have celebrated several special occasions at this restaurant and highly recommend for quality of food and service.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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93 reviews 93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We're trying Capital Grill -Chestnuthill for the first time during restaurant week. We've been to the one in Boston and it's not the same at all. Chestnutllhill is so much better... You'd think it was two different restaurant. Absolutely fantastic, delicious meals. Most places reduce the size of the meal during restaurant week but not here. Our waiter, Sean, was... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This was our first time dining at this chain and we had a great experience. We arrived 15 minutes early for our 5:30pm reservation and were seated promptly. I had the onion soup which was good but not memorable and the bone in Kona crusted sirloin which I loved. The steak was cooked perfectly medium well, as requested and was... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Everything is worth spending a little bit more, Denise is awesome, she'll take care of you like no other and the manager Jeff Dixon is very professional going around making sure everything is perfect and will stop by welcoming you giving a warm touch to such an elegant atmosphere. It was the best choice for our Valentine's Day.

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Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Truly one of the worst dinner experiences I've ever had, from beginning to end. Arrive at 6:55 for 7:00 It seems you need to be a regular and actually know the hostess to get seated. Four other couples came in after us and got seated right away. While we waited, by the way, we saw 4 full-length fur coats come... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The Capital Grille Jeff Dixon Managing Partner provied our family the most elagant dinner reception .A gourmet 4 cousre dinne with fine wines at its best. Our family who have dinned before,they all said it was the most elagant meal that they have ever had at the Capital Grill In Chestnut Hill. Our service was very good and the preseation... More

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Needham, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I have been coming to this location for a number of years now and have never been disappointed. The servers will satisfy every request and are very friendly. The managing partner Jeff Nixon is very nice and always greets my family and I when we are there. Te food could not be better. I have to recommend the porcini rubbed... More

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