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The Capital Grille

1338-46 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
+1 215-545-9588
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Ranked #92 of 3,785 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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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
Cross street: At the corner of Broad & Chestnut
Description: The Avenue of the Arts is the perfect avenue to dry aged steaks, too. Philadelphia Magazine declared The Capital Grille “a carnivore’s dream.” Top off your fabulous meal with dreamy Chocolate Espresso Cake or Crème Brulée. Then stroll it off on your way to Kimmel Center or the theatre.
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Place is awesome been here half a dozen times!!! Steaks are on point every time, they nail it on pretty much everything every time no complaints here. I also love the location 2 blocks from city hall with all the busy commotion going on, great for happy hour drinks also!!!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We had a business dinner and I thought the quality of the food was first rate. The calamari and lobster crab cake appetizers were fantastic. Then on to a very fresh salad with grape tomatoes in a light dressing. I had the filet mignon which was cooked just the way I ordered. Really excellent. The mashed potatoes were outstanding. The... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A little pricey but well worth it. Good wine selection & succulent dishes. A tad noisy but always a festive atmosphere.

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Hurricane, West Virginia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

I attended a business dinner here with my husband and was far from disappointed. I started with a Caesar salad which was quite large in size - not your typical 'side' salad! Then I had their filet which was almost fork tender with delicious flavor. Others had the lobster bisque and all commented on how delicious. The service was top... More 

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Arrived with 5 other people. We were seated right away. Our server was wonderful. He answered any and all questions we had. He suggested a few things. We ate, seafood, steak, salads, and lobster mac& cheese. Everone ordered a different dessert. We were all ver happy. Steak was on of the best ever.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Not all chain restaurants are bad, the Capital Grill is the perfect example of this, providing a cosy environment in which you can really indulge your appetite whilst receiving a very attentive service. Portions are very large, and we shared a parma and mozzarella starter before tackling the steaks. Washed down with a lovely bottle of Rioja wine, the meal... More 

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Milan, Italy
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I was in this restaurant for a business launch, I reserved baca use I know the brand but I had a not good experience. We ordered the wine and after the starters it comes (1st error), the guy was putting the wine in the glass and he drop its on my hand (2nd error), I ordered a filet medium well... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My family took me to The Capital Grille for my 50th birthday celebration (a few days early!) Everything was perfect. The great service started as soon as we arrived - on a Monday night at 6:00 - we were immediately seated even though we said two of our party wouldn't be there for another 15 minutes. Once everyone arrived, our... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Worst steak ever a one source didn't even help it out waitress service was good this is my third time having a bad streak and will not return

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Thornhill, Ontario
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It was just after 6PM, we did not have reservations and we had eaten in the Capital grille in Washington, DC so we thought that we would try this location. It was also just across the street from our accommodation and we were tired on our travel day. We approached the desk but it looked as if there was a... More 

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Additional Information about The Capital Grille

Address: 1338-46 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
Phone Number: +1 215-545-9588
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, Middle Eastern, Seafood, Steakhouse

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