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The Capital Grille - New York City Chrysler Center

155 East 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017
(212) 953-2000
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Ranked #194 of 11,374 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $21 - $80
Cuisines: American, Dessert, Contemporary
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Between Lexington & Third Avenues
Transit: Grand Central Terminal: 4, 5, 6, 7 & S subways. Metro-North Railroad. Buses: M1, M2, M3, M4, M42, M98, M101, M 102, M104.
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 luncheon or dinner, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private dining event. Our event planning staff has extensive experience and the ideal materials to work with—a capital setting, distinctive food and unmatched service. * If you are making a reservation from outside of the U.S., please email newyorktimelife@tcgdine.com
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126 reviews 126 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

This location of Capital Grille provides the same fantastic service with great food in a nice locale. The menu is close to other restaurants from this chain, but wine selection does change. They maintain their quality and is a great option for dining if y are close to Chrysler building.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Had a great business lunch here. The food is delicious and consistent. It is nice in that you don't have to be concerned about how long you are going to be sitting around for your food; it will be prepared consistently, in a timely manner, just enough to have a good business lunch without overextending the time you sit and... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Hosted a client dinner here. The prix fix menu was $75 a head which included appetizers, salads, and a choice of mains and desserts. Great value for money, table facing the street with great sun light. The service was beyond outstanding, with a great wine selection. The food was solid, but nothing left back a taste saying this is so... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We decided to go for an early dinner on our first night in New York & found this gem as we were staying nearby. The service was great (Pete was our waiter) and the food was wonderful! I had the crab & lobster cakes to start and my husband had the tomato & mozzarella salad, both were really tasty. For... More

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The atmosphere at this location is great, and the staff are very attentive. I enjoy coming here on occasion for special dinners, as I could not eat like this often! This place is about the food, so then you come here, be hungry and don't be afraid to eat. I find the steaks to be delicious and have never been... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This was our 3 rd visit to Capital Grille - New York after 3 previous visits to the Las Vegas venue. Atmosphere was great & waiting staff were very attentive and knowledgeable. Food was stunning. We had the calamari to share and the porterhouse steak cooked to medium plus ( advised by our waiter) was amazing. We also had the... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This has to be the best steak I've ever had in NYC!! Everything was cooked to perfection and the sides were very complimentary. I was in a party of 6 for restaurant week. The waiters and waitresses were very nice. We ordered a white wine that wasn't chilled so they gave us a free open bottle that was cold while... More

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Erie, PA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I met a friend for lunch here when I was in town for a couple of days. Very cool space, like an old school Men's club. We sat in the Trylons room, loved all the windows and light. I had the oysters to start and then the parmesan crusted sole with crab and asparagus in a hollandaise sauce. Everything was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Great meal at the Capital Grille. I've been to the one in Boston a few times and it's always been excellent, this didn't disappoint. We had fillet steaks and shared a Mac & cheese (no lobster) and a nice bottle of wine. The service was excellent. We got a great table by the window. Hostesses were also lovely.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

It was another restaurant week lunch with friends at this elegant New York City restaurant. The hostess was welcoming and polite, we were seated almost immediately thanks to our reservation and timely arrival. The food was delicious, the California pinot noir was perfect at the right temperature. The service was impeccable. We all agreed it was a memorable experience.

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