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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheesecake” (14 reviews)
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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 March 19, 2018

The Capital Grille is a great place for a celebration. We visit it regularly, but it is always one of our favorite places to celebrate a birthday. The restaurant decorates your table for the event and provides a delicious dessert plate (four different desserts) or...More

Reviewed February 20, 2018

We have dined at the Capital Grille twice before (once at this location, once in Vegas), and both times the experience was absolutely wonderful. Unfortunately, this visit was very different. We have three concrete complaints: (1) The steaks were overcooked. My wife and I both...More

1  Thank Eric-Jan W
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere Great Service ok food for the price As this was our Anniversary they offered us a glass of champagne a free chocolate moulton cake 🎂 a beautiful 🌹 rose The Caesar salad was good The Clam-chowder soup ok the steaks were good the...More

Thank ladybug5
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

It’s always a pleasure to visit here. The food is excellent and the service good. I had a fillet steak and it was superb. Highly recommended.

Thank Henchelson
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Although this restaurant sits inside a Mall, whether it be Las Vegas, or Costa Mesa, the food, ambiance and service is always dependable and satisfying. The quality of a lamb chop can often reveal shortcomings in ways that a steak can hide, but here they...More

Thank Clark54
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Good food and environment. The prosciutto mozzarella stick are great, the lobster Mac and cheese is a good side to choose. Great steak

Thank Fabiola L
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

I recently spent 3 weeks in the US and on the second to last night ended up here with a party of 8 for dinner and it was exceptional. Make no mistake it is expensive but worth it if you a looking for top notch...More

Thank 462AdamH
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Bought family members a gift card so that they could enjoy a top-shelf meal at one of the best fine dining restaurants we know and was really disappointed at the experience they had. No dress code what so ever. People came in jeans, T-shirts as...More

Thank B&Binnlover
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

This was my 1st visit to capital grille and I was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is beautifully appointed. We were seated at our reservation time. Our server was attentive and helpful when making our lunch selections. Everything we had was excellent. I would definitely visit...More

Thank disneyworldtraveler
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Eight of us went here for a nice holiday meal before a meeting. The service was good as was the food. Slightly expensive meal but worth the price, I would return.

Thank NewYorkBuckwheat
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John C
April 17, 2018|
Response from B&Binnlover | 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
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
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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