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Capital Grille

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3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873 (Anton & Bristol off Interstate 405)
+1 714-432-1140
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Murrieta, California
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434 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my dad's (and our) favorite restaurant!!! We celebrated Dad's 94th bday today. We started off with a dz of the oysters... 6 from Baja and 6 from NY. Both were awesome and so fresh!! We also ordered martinis. Although we each have different martini tastes we were all completely satisfied with our perfect martinis. Hat's off to the... More 

Thank JAE2512
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112 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in from out of town to visit our daughter-- who just moved out. We took her and her roommate out for a nice dinner. This is a perfect place to celebrate your child becoming an adult. The quality was too notch and wine list extensive. You absolutely must eat here if you are in the area.

Thank Golgo8
Dana Point, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you enter you feel like you have arrived at a special place . Very clean, nice staff and wonderful seating either aI your own private table or in a relaxing bar area. Weekdays have an all inclusive lunch menu as well as a full variety from the house menu . You can't go wrong, whether it's for... More 

Thank Aavo R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was excellent, friendly and pleasant. It was what I expect at this price range, and it was not noisy. I could carry a conversation on without dealing with noisy and background sounds. We split our meal, and the servers we're very accommodating.

Thank Denise M
newport beach
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first visit to the Capital Grill was for my birthday because the service at this 5 star restaurant, along with the food was outstanding and will remain so in my memory book. But, I remember much better than that and return often enough to fully enjoy the ambiance that it expresses.

Thank george f
Mission Viejo, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here during Orange County's "Restaurant Week" -- a week in which a couple dozen high-end restaurants serve three- or four-course meals at dramatically discounted rates. This place was amazing. It's fancy, but in a good way -- not at all intimidating. The service was some of the best I've ever seen. The food was excellent. I had a... More 

Thank tehrani2010
Sydney, Australia
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there with a friend who had taken my wife to go shopping. we sat at the bar and had some great wine. the place looked great and the service was impeccable but i would say a little expensive, but hell what great bathrooms.

Houston, Texas
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97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate dinner here 2 days ago. They were able to accommodate us with 15 minutes notice. I had the Brussels sprout salad, filet mignon, truffle fries, and pink champagne ice cream. My companion had the seared tuna, asparagus, and port for desert. Service was lovely and relaxed. The truffle fries were some of the best I've ever eaten. Parking is... More 

Thank amyemilia
Costa Mesa, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I usually only go here once a year during the holidays. It's a little upscale for my budget but I thoroughly enjoy it every time. Really good wine, top notch service, and great atmosphere. Try the lobster mac and cheese!

Thank teamsabo
Costa Mesa, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We went here for a birthday party. Everyone in our family loved it. The steaks were so good that my little daughter is still asking us to bring her back. I wish they have a less expensive smaller portion as we could not finish most of the steaks we ordered.


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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
USD 50 - USD 50
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
    (Anton & Bristol off Interstate 405)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-432-1140

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?