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The Capital Grille

1338-46 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
+1 215-545-9588
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1338-46 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has celebrated many occasions here and always had a wonderful experience. The servers are true professionals, the food is excellent, and the atmosphere is elegant. We prefer to "dress up" for our special occasions, but many other people dress casually here. They also...More

Thank LauraS92504
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Center City Philadelphia for a business lunch with a client or friend, you can't go wrong with the Capital Grill on South Broad Street in Philadelphia. Great service is consistent and the food is outstanding!!

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this location on a Friday night and I would have rated 5 stars if they haven’t missed the temperature on the steak. I asked it for medium well and it came well done.

Thank D_v_D_USA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Cap Grille chain is always a great find in any city. I typically like going for lunch as I enjoy their specials. The bar is always a friendly place to eat and the bartenders know what is going on in the city. Go to...More

Thank TheHef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We flew up to Philly for the Eagles Super Bowl Parade and my brother got us a very nice seat with a view of Broad St, away from the cold, a great spot to watch the parade. Now to the food, we had tuna tartare...More

Thank johnito
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I was impressed from the start. We had reservations and they were able to seat us early. It was my wife’s birthday and they had s table setup with a little card and decorations on the table. Our server, Lupe, was so friendly and attentive...More

Thank TheProduce
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Went there with a colleague after a long day. Atmosphere good, maybe a bit noisy. Had lobster tails, good quality and well done. Ordered a bottle of wine and it took them 15 minutes to tell us they don’t have it anymore. Would have expected...More

Thank Dirk D
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Excellent professional waitstaff. 2 of us opted for the $20 two course lunch specials. He had New England clam chowder and then Jumbo Shrimp and Grits with Applewood Smoked Bacon. He had 3 shrimp, and they were not jumbo. Large, but not jumbo. I had...More

Thank netherholt
Reviewed 31 January 2018

The Capital Grill in Boston is an steak institution from the service staff to every item that we ordered from the menu.

Thank oscardguerrero
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We made reservations knowing it was restaurant week. My husband and I haven't dined here in quite some time. What a great experience we had. Our waitress Jessica was spot on. We upgraded adding lobster tail and bigger New York strip so worth it. Steak...More

Thank Lilgroundhog
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Questions & Answers
30 October 2017|
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Response from 345lex | Reviewed this property |
No, not necessary. Casual but dressy is fine.
29 July 2016|
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Response from Q5807PJdavido | Reviewed this property |
The simple answer to your question is Yes. The best advise I will provide you with is to call the restaurant before hand and speak with someone about your request or concern. Having a son who is a vegetarian and a daughter... More
Joan B
26 May 2016|
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Response from Q5807PJdavido | Reviewed this property |
My response is a few months late but might help someone else.The restaurant has a " pre theatre" menu , consisting of 3 courses for a reduced price with several options available. Also note that this restaurant does... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 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 - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1338-46 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
    (At the corner of Broad & Chestnut)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-9588
The Avenue of the Arts is the perfect avenue to dry aged steaks, too. Philadelphia Magazine declared The Capital Grille “a carnivore’s dream.” Top off your fabulous meal with dreamy Chocolate Espresso Cake or Crème Brulée. Then stroll it off on your way to Kimmel Center or the theatre.
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