The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

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Steakhouse
OUR DINING ROOM IS OPEN. ONLINE ORDERING FOR TAKEOUT IS ALSO AVAILABLE. Please call (301) 718-7812 to make your reservation.

CELEBRATE THE ART OF WINE AT THE 2020 GENEROUS POUR. We invite you to join us for our highly anticipated Generous Pour Summer Wine Event showcasing seven wondrous wines conceived by Wine Enthusiast Winemaker of the Year Dave Phinney. Join us July 13 - September 6 and you will have the unique opportunity to pair as many as you like from his renowned collections for $28 with dinner.

You are cordially invited to be wined, dined and dazzled at The Capital Grille. Enjoy nationally renowned steaks—dry aged and hand-cut on premises by our in-house butchers—the freshest of seafood, creative sides, and irresistible desserts prepared on-site every day. All accompanied by an acclaimed wine list, carefully curated and featuring over 350 labels from around the world. Experience gracious, anticipatory service in our comfortable, sophisticated dining room.

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The Generous Pour "Seven Wonders"

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Jul 13, 2020-Sep 6, 2020·Daily 11:30-23:00

Join us July 13 - September 6 for our annual summer wine event, The Generous Pour, for $28 with dinner. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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MAIofMD
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

We went to Capital Grille for my wife's birthday and the staff made sure it was a special occasion. They put glitter on the table, had a hand-written birthday card and in the end, provided a complimentary birthday mini-cakes (chocolate & cheesecake) with a candle! Perfect!

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vipDcmatt
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Even in this time of social distancing, the staff did an amazing job of making us feel safe, welcome and relaxed. It was our 23rd anniversary and I would not wanted to spend it anywhere else.

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vipNYCdine
Washington DC
117 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was our first in-restaurant dining since March. The Capital Grille has created a warm, safe environment. The food was delicious as always, the service outstanding and seeing the masked friendly faces heartwarming.

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vipHimThere
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went there for our anniversary and ot was excellent. The steaks were perfect as always and we were given champagne and dessert on the house!

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vipPKDiner
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Delicious food, even though price is high. Consistently delicious, every visit. The waiter was very service oriented to ensure we had a nice evening.

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vipMolly
Washington DC
128 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The service was efficient and satisfying. Drinks outstanding. the best bone in steak with grilled delicious and perfectly prepared. Beautiful evening with above average food and service

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vipNancyNurse
Pittsburgh
121 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing $22 “Plates” lunch. The clam chowder was terrific, we split the the chicken sandwich and the salmon and we though both were SO delicious. Our waiter, Michael, was so personable and helpful! So glad we were able to take advantage of the lunch specials!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

All very good.

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vipSimplyOutstanding
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food is high standard, very good and consistent. The service is why we come back. It is outstanding.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
7 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

Service was excellent. I’m a regular at Capital Grill and i was very disappointed in the steak. I ordered the 36oz porterhouse, cooked medium well and the steak was medium rare. The steak was over cooked on the outside and under cooked in the inside. I was unable to eat the steak at all.

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vipDehgg
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our wait person, Mustafson provided courteous and excellent service

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DawnE
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Celebrating daughter’s 17th birthday with friends and family. Jose was accommodating and made the effort to make her evening special.

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foodiefool
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Professional wait staff made the 11 person business meeting even more enjoyable

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vipkmc4
Washington DC
44 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and amazing food! Extra complimentary dessert for our birthday celebration!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious as always

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vipbeatlemaniacs
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our thanks to Mel for his outstanding service, making the celebration of my wife's birthday all that much more special!

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DanM
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, we enjoyed a delightful dinner at The Capital Grill. The food and service were, as always, very good. While we would prefer a more modern decorating scheme, the interior is attractive enough despite having only old portraits of men displayed but perhaps I might have missed portraits of women? We will return, I am sure, to celebrate other special occasions.

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vipEllen
Baltimore
19 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Celebrated my mother-in-law’s birthday. Andrew was a wonderful server and made sure she was especially cared for. Food and overall experience was great.

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mabels
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was good. It a very nice place to go for a date.

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vipClaudiaS
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience3

Unpleasant ( to us) and too loud music made it hard for our table to relax, converse and enjoy the dining experience.


Caesar salad sub, subpar for a fine restaurant.

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vipforkds2mny
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Meal was fantastic. The service was equally good!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Valentine’s Day

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ToniC
Houston
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience5

Day date with hubby for Valentines Day. Overall the food was good, my steak was a little overcooked. The service was excellent and we enjoyed our time together.

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vipNotAgain
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great experience for a birthday celebration. Food, service and ambiance all top notch!

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vipJohnS
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very good!

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vipfoodiemom
Washington DC
62 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a wonderful night! Thank you for the amazing seating placement, it was perfect for our (loud) group! :) service was great and as always, our food was terrific! One of my absolute favorite places for special events in the area!!

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vipAlanK
Washington DC
413 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Worked with John at the bar. He is by far one of the best individuals I have worked with at Capital Grille, and I have been coming for over 10 years. Definitely made the night that much more special! Thanks

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vipepicureanexchanges
Washington DC
48 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

Usually we love eating here but this time for our son’s high school graduation it was disappointing. After lovely and delicious meals this past summer and fall, I’m not sure if we’ll be back. The restaurant was busy but not completely full. There was no reason for poor service. Steaks were all undercooked even though we order the same there before and after the food was served the server did not return in a timely manner to check leaving our party almost finished while others were waiting on steak. In addition my husband and I ordered wine by the glass and were served each other’s. The only time the server was efficient was when he came to pick up the check after we paid.

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vipNYCdine
Washington DC
118 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A wonderful meal with great food and excellent service.

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vipMolly
Washington DC
129 reviews
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The BEST restaurant with outstanding personal
Great for private parties

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OpenTable Diner
El Paso
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service and food outstanding. Atmosphere prefect

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Wonderful steak & lobster bisque. Latte was also great after dinner

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KathleenD
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server Gorgio was fantastic. Professional with excellent communication skills and ability to establish easy rapport with us. He was attentive, timely, thoughtful, and gracious. Thank you Gorgio!

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vipchesapeake
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was my mother’s 94th birthday. The hosts and severs were very solicitous and patient. Our party number went up and then down and they didn’t blink. Food delicious!

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PickyChef
Washington DC
1 review