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The Capital Grille

3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
+1 714-432-1140
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I went here for our anniversary unexpectedly, for our anniversary and it was great experience from the host at the front door to our waiter Timothy. Our food was delicious, My wife got the swordfish which was very tasty and I went with...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for an upscale place for dinner and glad we stopped here. Service was great Jarvis took time to explain the menu and make sure my wife got the right wine Bread was great. We asked for some to bring home Openers were a good...More

Thank rdmurph24
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The Capital Grille. One of the best restaurant in Southern California. Very good plates in meat and fish. Very nice salads and very delicious desserts

Thank laskoudis
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This is the first time we’ve been there and oh boy ~ this will be our new go to place for our future celebration. The restaurant is located on the second floor above the Season 52 restaurant. Reservation is strongly recommended. It’s located in the...More

1  Thank Tina L
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Had the privilege of meeting a friend who suggested The Capital Grill. I travelled 2.5 hours from LA and was not disappointed as I knew my friend had a great sense of picking a memorable venue. Had the steak, creamed spinach and wine. Excellent all...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

There for a private party. Staff was professional and attentive. Good wine selection. Anything you order will be great.

Thank bradgill76
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Two couples on a Saturday night taking advantage of their "generous pour" summer event celebrating birthdays. This place really does is right from service to food and wine it was wonderful. Scott took great care of us explaining the many wines and helping us pair...More

Thank Kenneth Q
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Each time I visit the food and service are top-notch. I particularly look forward to new dishes on the menu that are crafted with seasonal veggies.

Thank dmharrod
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We came to shop at South Coast Plaza and noticed a Capital Grille restaurant. I wasn't sure that it was open for lunch but it was. We were greeted warmly, even though we were dressed very casually, and were asked if we were there for...More

Thank MelWacks
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Had been a while since our last visit, and went with another couple celebrating their anniversary. Blown away by the overall food quality, attentive and friendly service, and welcoming atmosphere. Unlike some other big names in high-end steakhouses in OC, and despite the clubby old-school...More

Thank Snosearch
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John C
18 April 2018|
Response from FrequentFlier802696 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, go. I hope you have a fine experience.
7 December 2015|
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Response from DorisV660 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There is no dress code, specially if you are there for lunch. But people are dressed nicer for dinner and the restaurant has very nice and upscale decor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 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
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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