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The Capital Grille

601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
+1 202-737-6200
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (483 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a great place to have your steak, while there others within the same level. Service was very good, food also. Nothing wrong is you go there, but you also don't miss anything, even it seems the place to be in DC.

Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to several of the top, Trip Advisor rated, restaurants while in D. C. This was probably the last one on our list of likes. We went, because we kept seeing it as #2-4; however, once leaving, we wished we had spent the money...More

Thank mgriz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Great DRINKS! Awesome service! Had a drink called a stinger and it was what was needed that day 😊

Thank yolandat378
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a good location and is very clean and comfortable. We ordered steaks which were good but not exceptional. The service was very good and attentive

Thank naryab212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is fantastic, service is some of the best I have experienced. We have eaten here several times as a family. They are so accommodating to young diners it makes for a very nice experience. Yes it is on the high end of the price...More

Thank juslouise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Capital Grille for years for special occasion celebrations. The atmosphere, service and quality are consistently superb. Always a treat no matter the occasion.

Thank Jacqueline T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambience is elegant and cozy. The tastes of steak and wine are always excellent. The service is great. Strongly recommend!!

Thank lanniandeisi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were looking for a place to have a nice salad and a glass of wine as a break from sightseeing in Washington. This was perfect.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch - Great food, Super service - service was fast and the food was hot - We had reservations-but- folks walked in and were seated right away -

Thank 4afrog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are huge fans of BLT and eat in NY and Atlanta locations frequently. They’re 5’s. Washington was disappointing. Service was nothing like the other 2 cities - at all. It looked like a cluster of a mess with regards to staff. Appetizers were forgotten...More

Thank Kelly S
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Questions & Answers
16 June 2017|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, my wife had chicken
15 June 2017|
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Response from Jack B | Reviewed this property |
Very nice business casual is in order. A blazer for men would be nice but not requisite.
15 June 2017|
Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I would assume casual dress
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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