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The Capital Grille

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601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004 (6th Street)
+1 202-737-6200
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful place, great views of central DC. Hard-working and friendly wait staff. We were a party of 9 and everyone loved their selection

Thank Jill_and_Sue
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When we walked in, the restaurant was very beautiful, but the lighting was too dim. However, the rest of the restaurant was very elegant. There was a tablet brought to the table which presented the list of wines for us to choose from. I chose the Kendall Jackson Grand Reserve Santa Barbara Monterey Chardonnay 2014. It's a very high quality... More 

Thank Mauro G
Tyler, Texas
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ate here with friends on Inaugural Eve to celebrate. Ended up seeing Willie Robertson from Duck Dynasty and other celebs. Restaurant was so much fun to visit and the food was excellent. The bread basket was wonderful. I had the French Onion soup which was swoonworthy. My husband had the potato soup which was excellent as well.

Thank Julie T
LaGrange, Georgia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I ate there last night and it was lovely. The steaks were great and cooked perfect. The service was very good. The only problem we had is that the first drink we ordered came to us room temperature, not cold. When I asked for my 2nd to be cold, they still charged us for the first one... More 

Thank mbfagundes
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here and tried there prime dry aged ribeye and it was great. They had a great kale and Bret salad as well that they put a generous serving of goat cheese on. Great meal!

Thank SouthMS_Traveller
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'll keep it simple..always a great place to grab a strip au poive and wedge salad at the bar with a few glasses of great wine while traveling solo. Bar is great people watching spot. Fun time, even solo.

Thank bostontodd74
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274 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed superior service! The Kansas City strip, bone in, was superb ! The wine list ample as you would expect. Nice ambiance and priced appropriately.

Thank chichenuxmal
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Consistent quality. Any of the beef is top notch as are the sauces. One of my favorite horseradish and cocktail sauces. The wine selections are obviously tasted and tested thoroughly before selection. You get what you pay for plus at this Capital Grille.

Thank Clay B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Capital Grille has been around for a while and used to be one of the few choices for fine dining in DC. Of course, they have a lot more competition now, but I still find them to be a good choice for a nice dining experience and they aren't as crowded as all of the new "hot spots".

Thank Charlene W
Owings Mills
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was excellent and the food was great the atmosphere was a beautiful. My whole family loved I feel I got my moneys worth and then some !

Thank williambZ173QH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Steakhouse
Brunch, 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
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
    (6th Street)
  • Public Transportation: National Archives Metro Stop
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-737-6200
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. Located on the corner of 6th and Pennsylvania.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?