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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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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thought I'd pop into Capital Grille as I was staying just down the road from it. Sat at the bar as I was eating alone that night, and was served by Dan the bardender. Dan gave amazing service friendly, sassy, and very quintessential New York. He also happened to make the best Manhattan I've ever had. Food was fantastic and... More 

Thank ryan1699
Florence, Italy
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32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked here by mistake as we were looking for another similar restaurant in the area but not being from the City...you got it, once in we didn't feel like leaving so we gave it a try. The food was generally good (but not to the standard of our favorite) but costly. A small bottle of beer is 15.50 and some... More 

Thank Zickzock
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Everytime we visit the US, we book a lunch or dinner at The Capitale Grill. It was our first time in this Midtown location (we had previously been in the one on 42nd St) and we highly enjoyed it. We booked our family lunch through their website and told them we were going to celebrate our daughter's birthday. It was... More 

Thank PJRibadeneira
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Better burger here and the best part is dessert and teas here. Bar is super busy at lunch and place is packed. Each server has stars for good service. Ours tried to push pelegrino but I haven't done goat bottles since I was 23. Corporate crowd.

Thank Peggyy66
Bronx, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. They will accommodate you with the preparation of a dish, for ex: I chose the sea bass which they prepare in a soup, I prefer it broiled, and that's what I got. Ambiance is nice , waiters were very professional. My family enjoyed their meal and drinks.

Thank Alice6549
Falls Church, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I selected this restaurant for dinner before attending a show a few blocks away. The staff as a whole was professional, attentive and friendly. We were never rushed. Our waiter Josue could not have been more helpful, even inviting us to request him by name on future visits. We appreciated him sharing his knowledge of their extensive... More 

Thank Paul B
San Diego, California
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There for a bday but also for restaurant week, fixed menu had good choices Filet, sea bass..Got oysters as a appetizer, small for price. Clam chowder and sweet corn soups, worth every penny. Liked Sam's mash and the green beans with heirloom tomatoes, main courses all good. They have a good selection of wines, too. Had the flourless chocolate cake... More 

Thank GWarner9411
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy, luxurious, great food, great ambiance. Perfect for a date or to spend the time with family.. A must go

Thank Debora1410
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141 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten at the CG several times, but this was the first at this location. As expected the service was good as was the food. The lobster/crab cake, and the lobster bisque apps were excellent. Steaks were perfectly cooked and tender. Lobster was succulent. My only complaint: we had a voucher for a free calamari appetizer, as a result of... More 

Thank SockBeek
Montreal, Canada
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every year for the Pre- Theatre menu. You have to ask for it as they don't really push it. Excellent value. Great quality food all around with friendly wait staff. They even acknowledged our special anniversary with a nice dessert presentation. Enjoy.

Thank beth g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, 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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