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Capital Grille

301 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2420
+1 412-338-9100
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“porcini” (14 reviews)
“filet” (42 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
301 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2420
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been to capital grills before, but never had the crab cakes. These were the best crab cakes I have ever had. All four of us enjoyed our meal immensely.

Thank michele s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mashed potatoes were amazing, the service was good, the atmosphere was nice, but if you’re going to charge $50 for a steak then it better be good. Sadly, mine wasn’t. It wasn’t bad— it just wasn’t great. It wasn’t very flavorful, it was a...More

Thank Sabrian42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I made a reservation for an early dinner following a matinee at the Benedum on a Saturday evening. The place was packed and quite loud. We were seated at a very small table (i.e., we had to squoosh stemware, bread plates, etc,...More

Thank Elphaba63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over the past year I have been frustrated with under prepared steaks at the Capital Grille during lunch meetings. Last night, Saturday, everything was excellent with our Filet’s cooked perfectly- quite surprisingly the bar was jumping when we left at 9:30.

Thank BTA1024
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe the best steak I ever had in a restaurant, service was A-1, very attentive, wine was great. Be first stop next time in Pittsburgh

Thank Mac P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our evening at the Capital Grill was another success. Excellent personal service, strong wine list to complement an expansive menu and steaks cooked to perfection. Try the mushroom combination to enhance the steaks and full-bodied red. We found a new Edna Valley Pinot Noir that...More

Thank hermtomer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love this place. The steaks are outstanding. I don't know what they do differently to prepare them, but they are the best. We've tried other competitors and each time we both comment that the Cap Grille is way better. The sides...More

Thank chemie71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Central Diner is one of the largest diners in the area. Plenty of parking except when it is jammed inside. Absolutely the best omelettes, 3 egg. Can be overdone, but that's personal preference I suppose. Wonderful strawberries and waffles.

Thank dhoffm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here twice with a friend who works in downtown nearby. The service is spot on - wait staff are extremely courteous and attentive. The food is amazing and always prepared to perfection. The restaurant itself is very cozy feeling with low noise...More

Thank Tenof10
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Have to start up with a pineapple martini. Then order a steak of course. Cooked to your liking. Dessert was also amazing. They do have a children’s menu and the waiter we had was excellent with the children. Making them feel like princes. Located downtown...More

Thank tina9481
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10 December 2017|
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Response from feather15 | Reviewed this property |
I have either parked on the street (one street over) no charge or taken an uber. I believe the price is ~$20.
Larry H
10 June 2017|
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Response from SandyStenger | Reviewed this property |
You will be welcomed with open arms!
21 November 2016|
Response from bluebabe83 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are. they had a special thanksgiving menu. I would suggest reservations though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2420
    (Wood Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-338-9100
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.
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