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The Capital Grille

601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (445 reviews)
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11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Friend had hamburger lunch ($19, kinda high for burger, but it is DC in a classy place) and I had Salmon. Yum! Burger was so big friend couldn't finish. I cleaned my plate. Desert was the BEST cheese cake I have ever had, bar none!!...More

Thank CalvertHiker
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Just happened to pop in during a beautiful fall walk around the city. Bartenders are wonderful. Very, very amiable and attentive. Perusing the menu, and the aging beef in the window - we will undoubtedly return for a meal - in the near future. This...More

Thank james w
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is THE restaurant to go to if you are visiting the National Gallery of Art, which is more or less across the street. Go there, in fact, from any of the Smithsonian museums. Elegant and expensive, but if you want a special experience, this...More

2  Thank Verotchka
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our Uber driver recommended this Restaurant, though I knew of it prior to this. As with about 80-90% of the Restaurants in D.C., you need to make a reservation - go through Trip Advisor it is the fastest and easiest way. We were lucky we...More

1  Thank PETER Z
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The fries that accompanied the adult meals were wonderful and even good when reheated. Small but perfect lunch menu. No actual kids menu but the server will tell you what is available. Was more than I have ever paid for lunch but we were on...More

1  Thank blondiepete
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place!!! It is a regular place for me to go after a long day of work to gather with friends or co-workers!! Bartenders are so friendly!! Food is good as well!!!

Thank Dedra W
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Had the biggest and best steak i have ever tasted.it was expensive but worth it. Service was excellent

Thank westhillred
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Class, class, class just oozes from this fine restaurant right when you enter! Bill, our waiter, just top notch when it came to service and recommendations! We had just come from the unbearably loud Oyamel around the corner and we're lucky to get a table...More

Thank tdear666
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a classic old fashioned American steakhouse, complete with hanging displays of various marbled cuts in the front window. If you're prepared for the hearty food and prices (which are $ 40-50 range for entrees, sides are extra), there is no downside to this...More

Thank sunshine_susan
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We came in after the Adele concert and while the Nats playoff game was on. Service was amazing, drinks were just right! We split the bacon-wrapped shrimp and chicken tenders. Both we good!!

Thank Carma B
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Do they have chicken entrees?
15 June 2017|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, my wife had chicken
How to dress for Capital Grille in Naples, Florida
14 June 2017|
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Response from Jack B | Reviewed this property |
Very nice business casual is in order. A blazer for men would be nice but not requisite.
Dress code for Naples Capital Grille
14 June 2017|
Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I would assume casual dress
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
    (6th Street)
  • Public Transportation: National Archives Metro Stop
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: 202-737-6200
  • E-mail
You are cordially invited to join us for an evening or afternoon of relaxed elegance and exceptional cuisine. Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles awakens your inner sommelier. And as our gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you’ll experience firsthand why the American Culinary Federation recently bestowed upon us their “Achievement of Excellence Award.” Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or hosting a business luncheon or dinner, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private dining event. Our event planning staff has extensive experience and the ideal materials to work with—a capital setting, distinctive food and unmatched service. Located on the corner of 6th and Pennsylvania.
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