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The Capital Grille

3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
+1 714-432-1140
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Three couples went there for a birthday celebration and they could not have been more accommodating. Great food and great staff. The table was decorated with all sorts of fun stuff.

Thank Jerrybird
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great upscale restaurant within South Coast Plaza Mall. Very nice interior, professional service, very proper and not too broad Lunch Menu. Good selection of wines by the bottle and by a glass as well. Not cheap, but it is a very fine restaurant and very...More

Thank JanuszRoman
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so much bigger than it looks. The valet made parking easy on a crowded night. We waited at a bar table for the rest of our party to arrive and were treated to house made potato chips, very tasty! Our table was...More

Thank Mitcheti
Reviewed 1 week ago

food are decent, a bit pricey but not too bad,very friendly services.very convenient especially for late and quick dinner

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cant forget my first time having dinner at The Capital Grille, I was impressed with the fried calamari and lobsters tail. Bread was good and the Moscato was very smooth. I love it. I was so full so I wasnt able to order dessert....More

Thank 693mariaelisac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated four birthdays and wanted a special place to have dinner. Chose The Capital Grill over other high end restaurants. We had been to one in DC about 15 years ago, and I do remember liking the food. I generally don’t care for chain restaurants,...More

Thank ccinCalifornia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the food here. All eight in our party raved about the taste, size of portions and taste. Table service by a talented wait staff was beyond compare. The steak, seafood and even the veggie main course and side dishes we prepared perfectly from...More

Thank SpartacusScrimshaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I met a colleague at The Capital Grille for dinner and the food was delicious and the atmosphere amazing. Quaint for quiet conversation yet beautiful décor. The steak I had was prepared to perfection and the additional sides we ordered were devine. We will be...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We celebrated our 46th anniversary at Capital Grille. We found the food very good, except the filet mignon was burned on the outside and was not as tender as I have had at other places. For $49 for a piece of meat alone, I expected...More

Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

I have had great experience at the capital grill in jacksonville, FL. Since I moved to CA, I visited the Costa Mesa location a couple of times. Food is great as well. Wonderful selection of wine and spirits. For a national chain, Capital Grill maintains...More

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John C
April 17, 2018|
Response from B&Binnlover | Reviewed this property |
Yes, go. I hope you have a fine experience.
December 6, 2015|
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Response from DorisV660 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There is no dress code, specially if you are there for lunch. But people are dressed nicer for dinner and the restaurant has very nice and upscale decor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$50 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 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
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: +1 714-432-1140
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