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The Capital Grille, Time-Life Building

120 West 51st St., New York City, NY 10020
212-246-0154
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Ranked #148 of 11,667 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $80
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Within the hallowed walls of the Time-Life Building, and surrounded by some of the city’s most heralded attractions from Broadway to Radio City Music Hall, the imminent arrival of The Capital Grille is creating quite a stir of its own. Especially anticipated are our legendary dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood offerings, and a widely heralded collection of over 7,000 bottles of wine. All presented with unparalleled service in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance that serves as a respite to the frenetic pace of the streets outside.
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Scarsdale, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Fiftgeen of my fellow NYU Stern J09 graduates met at The Capital Grille for a reunion dinner, we had done something similar several years ago. We started with shared appetizers which were great and served on a elevated platter - shrimp, lobster, oysters etc. The food was great, the company grand and the waitress handed the pile of credit cards... More

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Wayne, New Jersey
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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This might have been the BEST and most GENEROUS size Tuna Steak I've ever had, it was outstanding. The location is second to none being in the NYC landmark Time-Life building. My friend had the Lobster Salad and it also looked (and tasted) according to her very good. You cannot go wrong here!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It is an expensive restaurant, but a guarantee of good food, and enjoy the dinner. Side of potates was awesome. It was a pity it was our fisrt night in town coming from europe, and the jet lag killed us before we couldn't finish the dinner. A pity we didn't finish the great wine we pick

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

We dined here on the 8/11 whilst visiting New York as part of my 40th birthday celebrations. It was fabulous! The food was excellent and my steak had been cooked to perfection. The waiting staff were very attentive and in fact the quality of the service really stood out for me. The atmosphere was relaxed but also made you feel... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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176 reviews 176 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We sat at the bar and had the pleasure of meeting bartender Gabe. He could not have been better! He made excellent recommendations and he was right. I had the cheeseburger and truffle fries which were fabulous! We had shrimp as an appetizer - they were great size and finished the meal with desert. Great bottle of wine. Nickel &... More

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NYC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

If you see all my reviews you can tell I'm critical and a foodie! So when I say this was the best service in NYC I don't say that lightly! Jared was our server and made us feel like we were dinning more with family then at a restaurant. I love it when servers give their opinions and he was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I got the salmon and I was really great.We were going to wicked right after it and it was a good transition. I also tried some if my sisters steak and it was amazing.

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Springfield, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

First time at Capital Grille and no doubt will not be our last. Drinks were perfectly mixed. The four of us split the shrimp cocktail and the lobster and crab cake appetizer. I highly recommend the lobster and crab cakes. They were incredibly delicious. I had the bone in Kona Sirloin which was perfectly cooked, tender and delicious as was... More

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Tn
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I had dinner here with my DIL and adult niece. The setting is upscale without being stuffy. I liked that we could enjoy dinner and hear each other talk without shouting. Very nice wait staff who made us feel special. We all ordered the prix fixe menu( we had to ask for it). I had Caesar Salad, 8 or 10... More

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My husband and I were reluctant to dine at a chain while in NYC, but the $39 prix fix theatre menu tempted me. Capital Grille has excellent staff, food selection, food preparation and presentation. My steak was excellent! Waitress was helpful and friendly. I'd go back and would highly recommend.

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Additional Information about The Capital Grille, Time-Life Building

Address: 120 West 51st St., New York City, NY 10020
Phone Number: 212-246-0154
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 80
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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