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The Capital Grille

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Midtown
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120 West 51st St., New York City, NY 10020
+1 212-246-0154
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
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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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Capital Grille was recommended to our group by a Radio City Music Hall Rockette. The staff was friendly and accommodating. We arrived at 5:30 with no reservations and a party of 6. The hostess quickly seated us and our server gave a quick tutorial on the iPad wine list. We all took advantage of the Theater Prix Fixe menu.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good meet and excellent coffee. Good place for business meetings and leisure. Take care of the meet cooking. Location close to rockefeller center.

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Thank Pablo P
Montgomery, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much to say other than the meal was fantastic. Enjoyed the scallops and risotto. I'm a culinary simpleton, but I found their bread assortment to be awesome. My only problem was an unsized stomach which limited my consumption. In a city of amazing restaurants, this one deserves it's high rating. Enjoy!!

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Thank cwhatley2016
Queretaro, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, excellent service, big portions, good taste thanksgiving dinner. The kids received crayons and booklets.

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Thank Megg30
Seneca, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family was looking for a traditional Thanksgiving meal while in NYC and decided on the Capital Grille. We were not disappointed. All of us chose the Thanksgiving meal with the only variation being with the appetizer - some chose lobster bisque and others the salad. Both were delicious. The portion sizes were large and most of us would have... More 

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Thank BeachGrandmax4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A 7 person buisness meal, exquisite dishes, Tasty and refreshing starters, Great appetizing tasty side dishes. Though, all these are the decorations yo amazing, selected meat cuts, grilled to perfection, a mere joy! Great crew, accommodating, Great wines.... A fun and great night experience!

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Thank jonathan l
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Attended on Thanksgiving evening. Had to wait to be seated, then lady whom sat us, tutted that we passed our coats to her to check in. Then the waitress we had was more interested in quickly serving and turning the table. We had to slow the service down as it was a bit Diner like. The quality of food was... More 

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Thank John_FRA_LDN_NYC
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten at several capital grill restaurants before and all are very professional with the best meats We started with a cocktail at the bar where the bartender was very good and the cocktails well prepared We were lucky to get a booth and our server was a typical new Yorker We started with tuna tartar with avocado it... More 

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Thank JHBtravel
Hudson, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time to this restaurant. I had heard it was fantastic and it was. The decor was pleasant and had a calming effect. The staff was attentive. The NY strip was tender and cooked to perfection as were the asparagus and mushrooms. Well worth the cost.

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Thank Patti D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided to have Thanksgiving Dinner out this year and chose the Capital Grille. There are very many excellent restaurants in NYC but we wanted something with a more American traditional feeling for Thanksgiving. The restaurant is beautiful inside with large painting of old men hanging on wood paneled walls, a very classic look. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $80
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 West 51st St., New York City, NY 10020
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-246-0154
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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