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The Capital Grille

201 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 (First Ward)
(704) 348-1400
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Ranked #16 of 1,944 restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: First Ward
Cross street: 5th Street
Description: You are cordially invited to join us for an evening or afternoon of relaxed elegance and exceptional cuisine. Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles awakens your inner sommelier. And as our gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you’ll experience firsthand why the American Culinary Federation recently bestowed upon us their “Achievement of Excellence Award.” Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or hosting a business meeting, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private dining event. Our team has extensive experience and the ideal materials to work with—a capital setting, distinctive food and unmatched service. Located in the heart of the Uptown Financial District just blocks from the Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte Convention Center, and Time Warner Cable Arena.
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Our preference over other major steak chains for great food and service. A chopped salad to die for, creative sides, and even half portions if you want.Warm ambiance, no rush and everyone is over-the-top attentive. Chef even sent personal note with our wrapped leftovers. Nice touch

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

My daughter was in town in May and it happened to be the same time as the "Speed Street" Festival. They block several of the main streets and fill with vendors. One of the streets included the one with the Capital Grille, which made it even better. We ate outside on their front patio and there was live music from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

My 3 sisters, my daughter and I celebrated a 60th.birthday at The Capitol Grille. We all agreed that we had never had such royal treatment at a restaurant! Our waiter,(Jim), went overboard to make sure that everything was perfect! From the free glass of champagne to the base of roses, it could have not been more perfect! We all wanted... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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110 reviews 110 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

OK. I gave this a "Very Good" because of the steak. I had the porterhouse. Was it good? Yes. Was it a large serving? Yes. Was it flavorful? Not my porterhouse. I ordered it rare and with nothing on it so as to not distract from the natural flavor. It arrived what appeared to be a reduction lightly drizzled on... More

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It IS a little pricey, but worth the cost..depending on who you are with and what you are aiming for. The service was impeccable and the food excellent. I was lucky to be with 2 very attractive women and the waiter made pleasant conversation without oggling too much. IT might have explained the superlative service though :-)

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

All around wonderful experience!! Atmosphere, food, staff...all wonderful!! We had the chilled shellfish tower for an appetizer...so delish!! Highly recommend!!

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Neuburg, Germany
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very nice location in Uptown Charlotte, same menu than all the other Capital Grille`s. Good steaks, nice wine selection, good service. Over all a good selection for a steak in Charlotte

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I know a lot of people think that this is where business men eat but let me tell you, you need to go. The wait staff is very attentive, the food is excellent and their wine list has many affordable selections. I always love to get one of their fish entrees as it is so fresh and so well prepared.... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Delicious dinner and desserts, good drinks, great service, and nice ambiance. they even took a picture of us and printed it out for my bday!

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

If I could change one thing it would be how big my steak was. But it was so good I didnt care. They made me a pineapple/vodka drink at the table and it was so good. I love this place. Bill was high as s#$t lol but its like a once a year deal for me so whatever :-)

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