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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (95 reviews)
“crab lobster” (4 reviews)
“truffle fries” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered the mac and lobster. It is my favorite. last visit had ample amount of lobster. This visit only had ONE piece of lobster in the center of the dish. Appears that the chef just doled out the mac and did not check to see...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank darkpupitar2enc... .
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish we had as good a steakhouse in the San Francisco Bay Area as The Capital Grille. Phenomenal steaks, great service, my wife had scallops. And love their decor with hand painted oil portraits of local celebrities like John Wayne, Walt Disney, etc.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Olasek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wagyu burger with truffle fries, joined with a glass of red wine and beer on the side... couldn’t resist the invitation, success!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank K6025INjoes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have dined in Capital Grille a few times with family and friends. When I went to celebrate my birthday, there was a rose and a personalized card on our table when we arrived. It was a nice touch. I usually order the porcini rubbed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Bea2T
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

A little noisy but good, reasonably priced food. The flatbreads are exceptionally good. They always have fresh, seasonal choices.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lwhuey
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Wife and I went here for our anniversary unexpectedly, for our anniversary and it was great experience from the host at the front door to our waiter Timothy. Our food was delicious, My wife got the swordfish which was very tasty and I went with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Matt B
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Looking for an upscale place for dinner and glad we stopped here. Service was great Jarvis took time to explain the menu and make sure my wife got the right wine Bread was great. We asked for some to bring home Openers were a good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rdmurph24
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

The Capital Grille. One of the best restaurant in Southern California. Very good plates in meat and fish. Very nice salads and very delicious desserts

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank laskoudis
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

This is the first time we’ve been there and oh boy ~ this will be our new go to place for our future celebration. The restaurant is located on the second floor above the Season 52 restaurant. Reservation is strongly recommended. It’s located in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank TinaL0128
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Had the privilege of meeting a friend who suggested The Capital Grill. I travelled 2.5 hours from LA and was not disappointed as I knew my friend had a great sense of picking a memorable venue. Had the steak, creamed spinach and wine. Excellent all...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank N3013GMchrisc
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John C
April 17, 2018|
Response from FrequentFlier802696 | 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
US$50 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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