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The Capital Grille

155 E. 42nd St., New York, NY, 10017
nr. Lexington Ave.
212-953-2000

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9
Food: 10
Service: 9
Décor: 9
"Highly Recommended"

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Excellent place, food and service.

By gene.panasenko on 9/24/2013

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Have been to this restaurant several times for business lunches and dinners. Really a great place with excellent food and very friendly staff. Very much recommended! Gene Panasenko

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21 out of 37 people found this review helpful.

I couldn't agree more

By cs057890 on 1/7/2011

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

The service was excellent, but SO WAS THE FOOD. Had a filet mignon cooked PERFECTLY. The Lobster Macaroni and Cheese is a must! Also a very extensive wine selection. Go and Enjoy

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50 out of 94 people found this review helpful.

Usually a fan, but recently disappointed

By FoodLovvah on 5/29/2010

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 3
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I am usually a big fan of Capital Grille, but this past week was very disappointed. Much slower service than usual and did not have our table ready (waiting 30 minutes at the bar and was on a client dinner). That being said, food was still great, just had a sour start.

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61 out of 110 people found this review helpful.

A GREAT DINING EXPERIENCE!

By Pacman1978 on 10/17/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

We had one of the best meals we have ever had. The staff could not have been any better! We have scheduled another visit already. OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!!!!

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92 out of 175 people found this review helpful.

Terrific steakhouse and service

By bkposts on 10/13/2009

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

Couldn't have been happier with my first visit to the Capital Grille. The spinach salad was beyond basic, with sizable chunks of bacon, freshly sliced portobellos, red onion and crumbled egg. The lobster bisque was surprisingly full of meat and came with fresh sherry and black pepper served tableside. The porterhouse was enough to feed two (and no one complained when we did indeed split this), and we enjoyed the au gratin potatoes and creamed spinach. Our server even recommended we order half-sizes of the sides. Massive (an understatement) wine list, with half bottles available, too. I had to ask for the by-the-glass list, though, but still found many options. By mixing portions and sharing, the meal was amazingly affordable -- and I've never been able to say that about a top-flight steakhouse. The decor felt clubby and masculine -- some say a steakhouse should -- but to me the standouts were the service and the food.

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80 out of 170 people found this review helpful.

No comparison

By CharlieGrace on 1/31/2008

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Although it's part of a national chain, this is one of the best restaurants you could possibly visit while in the city. The service is TOP-NOTCH--it just doesn't get any better. The food is worth every penny. Try the cheesecake for dessert--your mouth (or wallet) will NOT be disappointed.

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105 out of 194 people found this review helpful.

Highly Recommended

By klg on 10/27/2007

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

The service is spot on and the food is not only flavorful and prepared well, but also reasonable. The motzarella and proscuitto appetizer with tomatoes is not to be missed. The steaks are aged and cooked to perfection. The sides are a la carte but large enough for several people to share. The waitstaff are experienced but not snobby. We stop by everytime we are in the area!

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176 out of 379 people found this review helpful.

Fabulous place & Atmosphere

By RSchwag on 9/21/2004

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Spark's steakhouse is going to have some serious competition with this new restaurant. The filet mignon melted in my mouth. The wait staff was also top notch.

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230 out of 487 people found this review helpful.

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