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The Capital Grille

900 Boylston St, Hynes Convention Ctr, Boston, MA 02115-3101
+1 617-262-8900
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (299 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (21 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
900 Boylston St, Hynes Convention Ctr, Boston, MA 02115-3101
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent choice for meat lovers. The porterhouse we had was great. Side orders were also top class. Good service. Prices are ok for what you get.

Thank Arielito69
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love the Capital Grill especially for lunch. It’s never crowded and their soup and fish are superb!!

Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 6 days ago

When you are ready to treat yourself and those with you this is a good place. The steaks were great, the wine good and also affordable. Our waiter, a nice Irish guy, did a great job and was very helpful to our four grandchildren. It...More

Thank gerald f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time I come to this restaurant. The first one was five years ago. I keeps serving excellent food and wine.

Thank Marcos S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a disappointing experience at another local restaurant we went to the Capital Grille in the hope of finding a table on a busy Saturday night. What a fantastic reception. we were given 3 options- main area one hour wait, high table 30 minutes or...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to fork out $$$ then by all means make a reservation and take someone who likes great steak and seafood. Or, dress to impress and rock up to the old boys bar where serious mixologists mix it up, eccentric well-to-do Back Bay-ers...More

1  Thank Susan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in for a birthday dinner and had a very pleasant experience. The valet parking worked out well and we were seated promptly in a smaller room which was nice and kept the noise level down. The decor is very old school traditional but still...More

Thank MrsSunsh1ne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall experience was very good - service, courtesy, ambience. But I wouldn’t rate it #1 in Boston area. The quality of steak doesn’t live up to the hype. Also, the cocktail I ordered (Old Fashioned) leaves much to be desired. I had to return it...More

2  Thank abror76 S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second Capital Grille we visit (this one after a great experience in Washington DC). Friendly, engaged and knowledgable service. Excellent food quality. A great buzz in the bar. We visited as a family of 5 (3 kids at 15, 12 and 8)...More

Thank Canvazz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for my girlfriends birthday and it was amazing. Very very pricey though, an average price is minimum like 50 dollars per person not including sides or appetizers but the food was very good. Yes the food was great but I don’t know...More

Thank damian v
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30 May 2017|
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Response from DevorahLeah | Reviewed this property |
My experience is similar to others who responded on this page. I saw kids at the restaurant when I ate there, but there were no kids' menus. That did not seem to be a problem, however. The kids eating with their parents... More
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14 March 2017|
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Response from hotelier2510 | Reviewed this property |
Quite casual as most places in the US;
12 October 2016|
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Response from Rinus W | Reviewed this property |
Just take the phone and ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$80
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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 p.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.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Boylston St, Hynes Convention Ctr, Boston, MA 02115-3101
    (Herford or Massachusetts Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Hynes Convention Center
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-262-8900
  • 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.
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