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The Capital Grille

1338 Chestnut St # 46, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
+1 215-545-9588
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1338 Chestnut St # 46, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Was last here when my daughter was visiting from her duty station in South Korea and knowing how much she enjoyed steak, we brought her here. We live in the area and can not believe we have not returned until today! We came for the...More

Thank emraf09
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must visit restaurant for the grommet foody. great professional service and wonderful food. You can't go wrong with visit here.

Thank William H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent steakhouse with top service and great food. We've enjoyed client lunches, firm lunches, social dinners including a great wine tasting meal.

Thank travel_curmudgeon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I find myself in this chain a few times a year. I had been here before as food is top notch. Good location with valet parking If you dare to drive in Philadelphia. Located fairly close to most downtown hotels. We elected to Uber and...More

Thank chefeMark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impeccable service great wine list and delectable steak-house staples - daughter's 18th birthday celebration -

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the Capital Grille as it was close to the Academy Theater, and we had just gotten out from see the "Nutcracker". It was busy yet we were able to get a nice booth. We ordered the clam chowder, mushroom bisque and crab/lobster cakes....More

Thank maggieminn
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

One of the seemingly infinite number of steakhouses in center city Philadelphia. We chose the Capital Grille because it we were cold and it was close. I did not expect cheap but for $200 I expected a much better experience. The service wasn’t any better...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is a very nice steak house. Wood paneling, portrait paintings, nice tables and great service. The caprese salad was very good with excellent balsamic. The rib eye steaks were good, tasty and cooked perfect medium as order, but I would have preferred a thicker...More

Thank Smertios
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

My brother has MS and just moved from NY to Philadelphia. He is confined to a wheelchair. My immediate and extended family came to Philadelphia from Central PA, Baltimore and Florida so we could all be together for the holiday. Because of my brothers handicap...More

Thank wddj
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Ask for Danny the 13 year veteran waiter to take car care of you for a wonderful relaxing dining experience.

Thank Michael F
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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 Chestnut St # 46, 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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