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Capital Grille

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3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873 (Anton & Bristol off Interstate 405)
714-432-1140
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Anaheim, California
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for a special event, pre-theater meal or business meeting. Food and service are exceptional. Located at South Coast Plaza, and freeway close. Valet parking.

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Laguna Hills, California
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The furnishings in this restaurant are gorgeous. Rich, dark colors, yet well-lit interior. The service is first class. The waiters bring everyone's food at the same time, so there is no awkward pause as you are waiting for your tablemates to also be served. One in my party, ordered a porterhouse medium rare and it came out more medium well.... More 

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Rottach-Egern, Germany
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Capital Grill is a boutique chain within the Darden family of restaurants, often with a Seasons52 next door. Staff is well managed and service usually timely. Best service is non-peak times as kitchen can slow down when house is near full. Decent beer selection. Wines tend to be over priced Similar to Smith and Wollensky in style and decor. Ample... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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151 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive and okay. It did not knock my socks off. The lobster Mac and cheese was okay but not enough lobster. The salmon was good but did not wow me. My friends steak was good prepared correctly. Can't say astounding things. If it's a 200 dollar meal for two people then it should be phenomenal.

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Thank Jon S
Costa Mesa, California
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133 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is so good! The coffee rubbed steak is to die for! You will spend a pretty penny but its a nice treat!

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Thank Monby
COSTA MESA
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for far better than your average lunch or dinner spot in Orange County, you need not look further. The Capital Grille has some of the best recipes being prepared by outstanding chefs. Some folks may find it a bit pricey; Appetizers range from $17 to $99, soups and salads from $9 to $14, Chef's suggestions from... More 

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Thank CMPOOLSHARK
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The steak is amazing here my New York Kona Krusted was amaze balls but the ambience falls just a little short for me otherwise it would be top 5 in my steakhouses. Service is also excellent.

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Costa Mesa, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat here with another couple and the service was great as well as the food. We had the Steak Tartare as a starter (not something you can get most places) and it was very good. I had the Gorgonzola and Truffle Crusted Dry Aged NY Strip. The sauce is very strong but good if you like those tastes I... More 

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Thank Kurt C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My steak was cooked the way I want. The restaurant is clean and nice. The menu gets changed every season. You can trust the chef here though. Whatever you order it is going to be great!

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Thank Sunny J
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163 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We came here to celebrate Father's Day a day early. Hostess was nice and service was good. The lobster bisque, rib eye steaks and sautéed mushrooms, and chicken fingers and mashed potatoes were good. For dessert the vanilla ice cream and cookie was enjoyed by my daughter. I was disappointed though because I had asked for them to put a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
    (Anton & Bristol off Interstate 405)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: 714-432-1140

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?