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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 11,584 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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Boca Raton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We went here before a play and we had a $50 giftcard. I ordered a filet cooked to medium temperature and my boyfriend who loves pepper ordered a steak covered in a pepper sauce at medium rare temperature. Both steaks were under cooked and the pepper sauce was way too peppery for a guy who puts pepper on everything. We... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The food is very traditional and the service is good, but a bit busy. I had a steak with a side salad and my husband had the tuna tartare. Both dishes were fine and cooked as ordered, but at that price you want more than fine. You want excellent!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We walked in here and was impressed with the style of the place. We both had the fillet steak, i asked for mine to be gluten free (the jus had gluten in it) which wasn't a problem but it was then brought out with jus on the plate so i had to return it, they did return a plate very... More

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Buffalo, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

My husband and I recently celebrated our 40th anniversary with dinner at the Capital Grill in the Time Life Building during a trip to NYC. We made our reservation through Open Table, mentioning that we would be celebrating our anniversary that evening. Our table was waiting when we arrived - complete with red heart-shaped confetti & an anniversary card from... More

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I had dinner here with my wife and two sons and it was excellent. We booked a table and our reservation was waiting for us. We were seated in a very large and comfortable booth. The decor is rich hardwoods with fine art pictures typical of what you would expect for a restaurant of this caliber. We had a round... More

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Toronto
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We had lunch here and it was a great experience and excellent food! We started with drinks - vodka martini was great. I had the Waygu burger and wine special....probably the best "burger" I've ever had and the wine was excellent. Everyone in our group of 4 enjoyed their meals. Our server - Hannah was very friendly and helped us... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

We celebrated my wife's birthday at the restaurant and it was wonderful. She had the lobster/beef medallion combo and I had the sliced Filet mignon mixed with mushrooms and onions. Both were excellent. The mixed rinks were made to perfection and they gave us a nice complimentary cheese cake for her birthday. Very nice touch. My only complaint was the... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The Capital Grille offers a great selection of food. The restaurant has a nice athmosphere and the staff is paying attention. The pricing is in the upper levels, but therefore you will get great and properly cooked food. The wine selection offers a variety of good wines up to the upscale ones. The wines by glass are as well of... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I can never get enough of this place. The steaks are amazing. Atmosphere is always exciting here. This place is always on my list.

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We have been coming to capital grill at the time warner location since it opened for every family members birthday celebration. Service is almost seamless and food/drink is perfection. Their only goal is to please their patrons with the best quality meat/drinks coupled with professional servers. I am a foodie and been told hard to pleased - but always been... More

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