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The Capital Grille

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120 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10020-1300
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I chose the CG for a meal after our wedding in Central Park. We tried the restaurant in Feb 16 and booked a private room immediately for our group in September 16. I can honestly say from the minute we had contact with Juliana who arranged everything for us through to the meal itself, served by Jason... More 

Thank Paul M
Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place for business and pleasure. Complete menu offers great meat quality, service and ambience with a great selection of wines and cocktails. No doubt one of the best grills in US.

Thank Joe H
Dunnellon, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment we entered the Capital Grille we felt welcome. We arrived early for our reservation; the Hostess said no problem, and we were seated promptly @ a table that didn't quite feel right for us...........requested a table change the hostess seated us @ booth that was much more to our liking and the dining experience kept getting better... More 

Thank Warden9636
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot for a pre-show dinner. My husband had the prosciutto wrapped mozzarella appetizer, which he very grudgingly shared, and a delicious strip steak. I enjoyed the lobster bisque and the ahi tuna entree very much. Everything was beautifully presented. And I also had the best cheesecake I've ever had in my life. I would definitely recommend The Capital Grille... More 

Thank Dana C
New York City, New York
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for dinner last Thursday after not being able to get a table at Mastros. I was never so happy 😁 to not be able to get seated! After leaving Mastros and by the way I'm a huge Mastros fan, we ran into this place while walking and decided to try. Food, service, and ambience were fantastic! The... More 

Thank ramonknows
United States
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47 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was not on their website but was advertised on a sign outside the restaurant . Ask for the ‘Pre-theater’ menu which offers a salad/soup, entrée, side, and dessert for a fixed price. The servings are generous and the food is delicious.

4 Thank 2Alaska09
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are super friendly .. the frensh onion soup was the best i ever had .. they brought my steak fillet under cooked but it was ok .. prices are ok too .. i think this place should be on the top 10 list in this area ..

1 Thank ZEUS A
Brooklyn, New York
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259 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this restaurant to have lunch, and I liked this experience. The service was very good, it was prompt and efficient. Our waiter knew the menu well and made a few good recommendations. Lobster bisque was OK, and I liked the fact that each cup was served with two lobster claws. NY steaks were perfectly cooked with the... More 

Thank vkramaro
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a lobster bisque, lamb chops and a lobster tail... The lobster bisque had good chunks of seafood but the base was on the thinner side which I did not like. I loved the cherry sauce that came with the lamb chops. The lamb chop was cooked perfectly but maybe over seasoned. The lobster tail was large... Which was... More 

1 Thank Trina G
basking ridge, nj
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252 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location. We were going to a show and the staff was helpful in keeping things moving. We all had Caesar salads, Petite filets, mashed potatoes, and creamed spinach. Great meal. Drinks were good as well. Look forward to going back.

1 Thank suzyd43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $80
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10020-1300
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-246-0154
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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