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The Capital Grille

601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (448 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have visited a lot of steakhouses and this location is always the epitome of consistency. I have never had a bad meal and the service has always been impeccable. I come here often and for a period of over 8 years for business lunches...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were on vacation and enjoying our Nation's Capital. We had gone to a seafood restaurant the night before and we were really in the mood for Steak. We started with a gin martini and the raw oysters, then shared a huge (34+ oz) bone...More

Thank Stephen1952a
Reviewed 2 days ago

Where to begin? Perhaps it was the phone call early in the day to inform us that due to a festival there were going to be street closures, and where to go to find the valet. Perhaps it was the prompt seating when we walked...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is where the real power-brokers of Washington dine, and significant deals have been brokered here (some tables even have bronze plaques outlining what was accomplished at the table). Food is good. History is amazing, walls are lined with photos of famous people from all...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A dinner with my wife , service great, food awesome and we sat right down with no reservations. A free dessert capped off a truly enjoyable dinner.

Thank Jlbod
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First of all you pay for what you get! My husband and I had the most delicious prime rib and my mother In law had the filet mignone! Wow!!!! You won't find any better any where else! Our waiter Erick was so professional and gracious!...More

Thank Cschuch
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great service and good food. I have no complaints. There is also a nice bar which does serve food as well

Thank 52exhausted
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a fantastic lunch with excellent food and service. This place always meets expectations. I would never hesitate to visit them again.

Thank Rclclmr
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten in a few Capital Grille locations. All have been good, reliable service, consistent experience. The DC location is convenient to the Archives Metro stop, and just across from the Newseum. We live in the district and like to try new spots on the...More

Thank DMLehman6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Capital Grille has a well deserved outstanding reputation with which we totally agree. My wife and I had dinner there recently, and simply love the place. She had the lamp chops, and I the steak special. Both were superb! The wait staff are excellent,...More

Thank Jrpsl
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Do they have chicken entrees?
June 15, 2017|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, my wife had chicken
How to dress for Capital Grille in Naples, Florida
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Jack B | Reviewed this property |
Very nice business casual is in order. A blazer for men would be nice but not requisite.
Dress code for Naples Capital Grille
June 14, 2017|
Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I would assume casual dress
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
    (6th Street)
  • Public Transportation: National Archives Metro Stop
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: 202-737-6200
  • E-mail
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. Located on the corner of 6th and Pennsylvania.
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