Mon, 11:30am-3pm and 5pm-10pm; Tue-Fri, 11:30am-3pm and 5pm-11pm; Sat, 5pm-11pm; Sun, 5pm-10pm
4, 5, 6, 7, S at Grand Central-42nd St.
American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Disgruntled Luger waiters need not apply: What distinguishes Capital Grille at the Chrysler Center from the zillion other midtown steakhouses isn't the dry-aged beef, the 5,000-bottle wine vault, the clubby portraits of New York icons, or even Philip Johnson's soaring glass-and-steel pyramids. It's the super-friendly service, which may make you wonder whether you've been teleported to Pleasantville, so unrelentingly chipper is the smiley staff.