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The Capital Grille

155 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5608
+1 212-953-2000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
155 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5608
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

My husband made the reservation and said it was our 10 year anniversary. The hostess kindly wished us Happy Anniversary. Our table was ready exactly on time. When I walked up, there were rose petals, glitter hearts, champagne, and a lovely card from the staff....More

Thank SSSuzanne55
Reviewed August 7, 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful meal at this iconic NYC restaurant. Tuna Tartar as a starter and very well prepared Chilean Sea Bass and Beef Tenderloin with Lobster Tails for entrees. There was a wine event going on called "The Generous Pour" where you could drink as...More

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Verdict: The food and service were excellent! The ambience was good although loud. Nonetheless, this was minimized as a result of the great food (Chef's choice porcini rubbed bone-in rib eye was the bomb!!) to the excellent attention to detail provided. It was my birthday...More

Thank katrinaalkins
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Called in on the off chance and we were not disappointed. The food was absolutely gorgeous. I opted for the ribeye steak. It was cooked to perfection totally melt in the mouth. Our waiter was Christian looked after us , he recommended wine and explained...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Enjoyable dinner but not the best versus other places I'd eaten during my trip. For comparable prices I'd eat at The Clocktower every day of the week rather than here

Thank Roboz73
Reviewed August 3, 2016

EXCELLENT FOOD From the moment you walk in the restaurant you will feel that this is a 4star location. Food was awesome and the drinks also

Thank Bestmami
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Typical Capital grille offering great steaks and seafood. The wines selection is vast, the cocktails are mixed perfectly. The streaks are great - overall, great location and experience.

Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is really nice and the food was very good (my husband found the meat particularly good and tender). The service however was below expectation for such a trendy/pricey place.

Thank CLA-ain
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband wanted to go here after it was recommended from a work colleague. The service was impeccable - the interior of the building was very classy and the food....... Amazing!!! I had the filet mignon which was beautiful, my husband had what I think...More

Thank Therisa1980
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

I just visited Capital Grill the ambiance was very good, loved the skylight area clear and welcoming. The service very good. They have a promotion of unlimited wine of 7 wine choices for $28, very good deal. The appetizers very good. And the main dish...More

Thank MarFP
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July 10, 2017|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
I went into the restaurant bar to hide from the rain I was dressed in t shirt shorts and trainers. I was asked if if wanted to eat so I thought why not. When led into the restaurant I felt distinctly underdressed! Nobody... More
November 11, 2016|
Response from fussyflora | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know if the Capitol Grill is open on thanksgiving - you could check their website which may state opening times or just call and ask. Their are menus displayed on their website. Hope this helps you.
September 29, 2016|
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Response from The-Elimor10 | Reviewed this property |
I meant the price for each person
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 p.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.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5608
    (Between Lexington & Third Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Grand Central Terminal: 4, 5, 6, 7 & S subways. Metro-North Railroad. Buses: M1, M2, M3, M4, M42, M98, M101, M 102, M104.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-953-2000
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.

* If you are making a reservation from outside of the U.S., please email newyorktimelife@tcgdine.com
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