The Capital Grille - Washington DC
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.
Polite Notice – For the comfort of all guests and to better deliver on our promise of a refined atmosphere, proper dress is required. Thank you for not wearing: gym attire, sweatpants, tank tops, hats, clothing with offensive language or images, exposed undergarments.
I have been to the DC Capital Grille multiple times and it never seems to disappoint. My boyfriend wanted to go for his birthday and it was a great choice. We had the Cold Shellfish Platter to start and it was exceptional. The oysters were large and very fresh. The lobster was what you would expect from a restaurant of this caliber and the shrimp were our favorite part. We both ordered the Double Cut Lamb Rib Chops. The dish was exceptional and a large portion. Neither of us were able to finish our entrees. To finish off our experience, we had the Coconut Crème Pie. I’m not a huge fan of coconut, but this dessert was amazing. It’s such a large size as well. Enough for 2-3 people.
This used to be a great place to have a steak, but things have gone down hill since our last visit. The entire service/atmosphere was very methodic and not friendly.
The filet was bad and hard to eat. Only ate about 1/3 of it and the waiter never asked why when removing the plate. Filet was borderline burnt on the outside and raw on the inside (my order was for medium to medium well). I would have said something but doubted it would have made a difference. I would try other steakhouses first.
We had a wonderful experience! Our server Edwin R. was fantastic; very friendly, energetic and extremely knowledgeable about everything. Will definitely return.
Food was wonderful but the service was outstanding. Daniel was our server and really made the night special for me and my 3 nieces. We were treated to a complimentary glass of champagne (dinner was a belated graduation celebration) and an extra dessert (we couldn't decide among the yummy-sounding selections). We all decided it was one of our best dinners out ever. We will be back!
Fantastic food and the best service I’ve experienced in a long time.
Wife took me here for my Bday Dinner and although we had a reservation we still had to wait about 15 minutes to be seated even though most of the tables were empty. Our waiter (Edwin R) was great. He really did an excellent job explaining the drinks and meal along with the house favorites. My wife had the Sea Bass and I had the Porcini Bone-in RibEye. My wife really love the Sea Bass and said it was the best she has ever had. Said the flavor was terrific throughout the whole fish. My Ribeye was very charred, but cook just the way I asked, medium. It had a great balsamic flavor and for a ribeye there was alot of excess fat. For dessert they brought over two samplers since it was my birthday. The cheesecake cake was really light, and the caramelized top gave it some extra flavor. The flourless chocolate cake was good, but felt more like a moose. Great dinner and really good service from all of the wait staff. Looking forward to another visir
The Capital Grille never disappoints. We got Caesar salad, NY Strip steaks, wild mushrooms and Brussels sprouts. Enjoyed cocktails and red wine by the glass. The booths by the windows are a real treat. It is pretty loud in there and hard to hear, but no one seems to mind!
It was a pleasant night to eat outside. Service from our waitress was attentive and excellent overall. Food was very good, with generous portions. I had the filet mignon, which was cooked just right.
Food was terrific. Service was outstanding. Our servers and the staff at the entrance were wonderful. The noise level was a bit elevated.
Jarod was a great waiter. Took good care of us and the receptionists were cordial.
Excellent as usual
My step mom and I had a great experience. Waking distance to the Capital One Arena, which was perfect. Great dinner before the show.
We have dined at TCG many dozens of times in many locations and as always every experience is awesome. Service, food quality, ambiance and overall professionalism is always on point. Our professional waiter Akim made the experience even more enjoyable. With his warmth, humor and perfection made us feel like family. He should earn the Oscar for professional wait person. What a memorable evening and experience.
Always a superb experience. We have been to several Of the Capital Grill’s across the United States. This is our favorite and the best.
To begin, we had to switch our reservation from one night to the next, and they were very accommodating. Dinner was outstanding . . . we both had caesar salads, that we agreed were one of the best we had ever encountered, followed by filets prepared exactly as ordered. We were fortunate to have a waiter who provided knowledgeable wine selections, as well as timely & impeccable service. First rate experience all around.
The outdoor seating worked out well. Nice evening weather and as always, great steaks.
The food was delicious. I love the lobster and crab cake. The butter poached lobster was delish and the drinks were fantastic.
Crowded - no one really seated outside - totally unable to push a later reservation. Not all that friendly.
Went for husband’s birthday for a fancy night out, loved it!
Excellent as always! Our server, Manuel (Manny) made it the perfect evening!!!
Opted to sit at the bar instead of outdoors. Attentive, friendly service. Old school bar and grille, for sure.
Service could have been better by being quicker and seating should be taken off of a slant for outside… but everyone was kind
Everything was nice and well done.
I ordered the ribeye steak sandwich and the meat was very fatty, and the dipping sauce had no taste. The waiter messed up drink orders several times and seemed understaffed. I ended up paying more than I would normally for mediocre food and service.
Great service, Amazing food
Akim was an amazing server!!! Can wait to go back!
The tables were too close together.
Food was Amazing!
Edwin R. Provided a high class type of service, what an amazing night. Ambience and food were great. Do yourself a favor an visit Capital Grille DC now.
Always a great experience at Capital Grille
Perfect as always. Vina is the best. Been there a thousand times and never had a bad meal. Never. 👍🏼
The Capital Grill is our favorite go to place when we are in DC. It was a hot day so the cool atmosphere and the tasty Cosmo and Beer helped cool us of. We had a burger and the seasonal salad with chicken. We then had the berries with creme fraiche. All were delicious and we look forward to eating at the Capital Grill!
Enjoy the food! And the service was GREAT..👌🏽
Akim took great care of us for our anniversary! Capital Grille is my favorite restaurant of all time and none of their locations have ever disappointed me!
The server was fantastic and they hit all the requests I included in my reservation
Service was great but the entrées steak were not hot enought and this is very important on any restaurant
Our server Manuel was personable, the food divine and the evening spectacular. We dined outside on the sidewalk with a view of Capitol in the background. Exquisite! Thoroughly enjoyed my 50th birthday dinner. Thank you!
Capital Grilles has superb service. Everyone was friendly and attentive.
Outstanding meal and service! We look forward to dining there again. Great restaurant for a special occasion!
The Capital Grille - Washington DC offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 737-6200.
The Capital Grille - Washington DC is rated 4.8 stars by 4201 OpenTable diners.
The Capital Grille - Washington DC does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.thecapitalgrille.com/gift-cards?cmpid=br:tcg_ag:ie_ch:other_ca:TCGQ4OTSUPPORT_dt:20200318_in:GiftC.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.