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The Capital Grille

5365 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056-5402
713-623-4600
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Ranked #13 of 7,205 restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $80
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Yorktown
Description: The Houston Chronicle deemed The Capital Grille a “monumental restaurant.”You're sure to have no reservations choosing The Capital Grille for your nights out. You will, however, want to make reservations to hold your private lunch parties here. Available to groups of 25 or more. Come see why the Distinguished Restaurants of North America awarded us the DiRoNA Award for the highest quality standards in all aspects of the dining experience.
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English first
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

On a date night with husband. Background: We are huge steak fans and try every top steakhouse we can when traveling. We are open to local styles etc... Like to try new things. Recently had a terrible experience with a Pittsburg style filet at another establishment. We had never had it and could not believe how retched they were. Our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

In Houston for a business trip and stayed next door at the Double Trees Hilton. Decided to come here for a casual dinner meal and was not disappointed! The quality of the steak is very good (as was the buttered lobster tails which accompanied it!). Service provided by the attentive staff was also top notch.

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Moscow, Russia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Had a wonderfull dinner there - great meat and a very nice selection of wine. The waiters were very helpful when we wanted to change the table and during the whole dinner.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

the service was extremely good, polite and professional. food quality and wine selection was exceptional. i will definitely go back!

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The Capital Grille is an upmarket steak house. You expect a good steak and you get one. The restaurant is a bit pretentious but no need to over dress. The volume of food is astounding. It is what I expect in America. Interestingly, the waiter will ask you if you want to add shrimp, lobster or crab on top of... More

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USA
Top Contributor
452 reviews 452 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is an upscale restaurant NOT to do it everyday but once in a while, seated in the heart of the Galleria, has a dressing code which I appreciate, serves EXQUISITE steaks and has a great variety of wines, staff is trained to served demanding folks and prices obviously are HIGH but also service is GREAT so you pay for... More

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This restaurant is awesome! Service is great and food (especially steaks) is amazing! Pretty good wine and liquor selection. Nothing bad to say about The Capital Grille!

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Stavanger, Norway
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The Capitol Grille is close to the Galleria mall in Houston and is a high-end but still charming place for a business or private dinner. As te name suggests, this is about meat, but they do offer a wide variety of dishes. If your a regular, you might have your private vine collection ready in designated lockers; George W. Bush... More

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Denmark
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I was fairly disappointed with this place. The food was not bad as such, but compared to price and the venue (it’s in Texas for crying out!), I had expected more. The waiter “forgot” to ask how I wanted my steak, so it arrived overcooked. Several of the sides we had ordered where cold when they arrived at our table... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They have the world's best Lobster Mac & Cheese, and it's not kid's stuff. If you have never had it then do yourself a favor and order it, you can thank me later. We always order this dish then my wife and I split a Porchini-Rubbed Filet cooked medium rare for a side we go with their mashed-potatoes. Great wine... More

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