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Capital Grille - Paramus
Capital Grille - Paramus

Capital Grille - Paramus Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecapitalgrille.com
  • Email: paramus@tcgdine.com
  • Phone: (201) 845-7040
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Luis Estacio
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Chef's Table, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet
A word from Capital Grille - Paramus
You are cordially invited to join us for an evening or afternoon of relaxed elegance and exceptional cuisine. Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles awakens your inner sommelier. And as our gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you’ll experience firsthand why the American Culinary Federation recently bestowed upon us their "Achievement of Excellence Award." Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or hosting a business luncheon or dinner, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private dining event. Our event planning staff has extensive experience and the ideal materials to work with—a capital setting, distinctive food and unmatched service. Located at Garden State Plaza.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "always solid but for the price they need to be more consistent in service execution when its busy....small things like bringing the honey and sweetener when the coffee and tea come out and making sure silver is on the table before dessert is served and checking that customers have everything they need right after main course come out.....however,had swordfish special it was fabulous"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Really enjoyed previously for lunch but found dinner to be significantly overpriced for good, but far from great, steaks. Steaks didn't compare to any of the better places around (even just locally). Service and ambiance excellent. Service was as good as it gets as a matter of fact. Cost however.... almost 200$(with tip) for 2 salads , 2 drinks, one steak/porterhouse split (more than enough steak btw) and 3 sides plus 2coffees seems stiff(although they did throw in dessert which was a nice touch). We did have a nice night however .Will probabaly try again at lunch but not dinner"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We went to Capital Grill to celebrate our anniversary with our two children 8 & 4. My children are very well behaved in restaurants, however, there is always the risk of a meltdown. Our waiter could not of been nicer to our kids and really moved our order along as we requested. My oldest was just in awe of the food and preceded to tell the waiter and the managers. The manager passed on the 8 year old reviews of his amazing steak and at the end of our meal the executive chef came out to meet my boys with ice cream on the house! Needless to say it was an amazing experience for them thanks to the amazing staff and even more amazing meal!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "went in early (5pm) but by 6:00 place was packed. My family and I enjoyed the good service and food but I felt clearly rushed to finish up - not something one wants to feel like when spending over $300 for dinner -"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We had a fantastic dinner to celebrate my father's birthday. Everything we ordered was absolutely delicious. Capital Grille was very attentive to my son's food allergy needs. He was able to eat everything he wanted and even dessert!!!! We all enjoyed our meals and they even made the table very festive with decorations and a personal note. LOVE capitol Grille"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "First time at this chain. Nice setting, valet parking is essential in this busy mall. Reservation was ready on time. Walked to a semi-private room with 4 other tables. Wait staff was attentive without being pushy or overbearing. Salmon appetizer and shrimp cocktail were excellent. Steaks were done to perfection as was the grilled lemon asparagus side. A late delivery on the dessert resumed in a free additional espresso and no charge for the dessert. Mathew was the waiter, a nice touch is a business card from the waiter. The big room is VERY noisy and the bar is hopping and crowded on a Saturday night. Reservation and private room request is recommended. Since Morton's has gone downhill, in my opinion, this is the better choice."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Went here for a business dinner. Despite not having and sparkling water or steak special on the menu, their standard Kona crusted Sirloin was great as always. Decent wine list. Good cocktails at the bar."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Once again, we had a wonderful dinner. We were celebrating our son's birthday. The little touches of confetti on the table, to the complimentary desert and the restaraunt's signature cocktail made us all feel very special! Our server was excellent, also!"
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "When I ask my brother what he would like for his birthday dinner and he says steak! I look no further than Capital Grille. Always above and beyond service. Porcini rubbed Delmonico steak in 12 year aged balsamic is the way to eat!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We've been here several times and always they hit the mark. I'm a carnivore and my wife is a vegetarian. She loves this place more than I do! Great having a quality restaurant so close to home."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "We were celebrating my 14 year old son's Confirmation and had a group of 7 people invited for lunch. We were upgraded to a private room, the table had confetti on it, and when it came time for dessert--his had a commemoration written in chocolate on the plate. It made a special day more special--many thanks! Our server was great and the food was delicious."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Excellent food & service. They go out of their way to make you feel important,"
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Food and Service was excellent!!!! not a place for kids. A little pricey therefore good for special occasion."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "The food was delicious and plentiful although the Delmonico had a lot of fat so not a lot of steak to eat"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Our experience here was top notch! From the moment we walked in to when we left it was all first class! The restaurant went out of their way to make our birthday celebration an extra special one."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "I had been to Capital Grille once prior with a buddy and I forgot how amazing the service was. Your glass is never empty and you never find yourself trying to get your server's attention for something. Highly recommended for a special occasion"
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "The Capital Grille may be owned by the Darden Restaurants Group (Red Lobster, Longhorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden) but it has its own identity. Although you can still see that your wait staff are thoroughly trained to perform the company line, they do it with aplomb. The place certainly looks like an old timey steak house with all the rough edges discretely removed a la Disney. It isn't Peter Luger's but many people would fail to appreciate Luger's anyway. I prefer to get the rib steak when I am there. It is perfectly prepared and perfectly presented and one great steak! Drinks require a designated driver.The layout allows for small dining areas where couples and larger groups can achieve a certain degree of 'privacy'. The place is a winner."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "I went to this restaurant for my birthday with my boyfriend and my 2 kids. Service was very good, waiter was nice and courteous. It was a little bit noisy, I would preferred more quite place. Food was delicious, but I am not sure if I will go there again. Too expensive... Otherwise, it was a very good experience. I recommend to go."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "A great place to celebrate a birthday............Great food and great service."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "Excellent first time will without doubt be back great service, wine list, meat cooked exactly to my liking, traditonal classy environment"
    Dined on 9/25/2013
  • "Capital Grille is perfect for great dining. Specials are always super. Regular menu always prepared to perfection. Salads are plentiful and fresh. Service always professional. Can dine if at table or bar."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "The Capital Grille is always wonderful. The food is delicious. The service is over the top. Always a delight."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "The Capital Grille was a favorite for nearly a decade but my last three consecutive dining experiences at the Paramus NJ location has been unacceptable."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My husband and I recently dined here and it was, hands down, the BEST experience we have had. Although this was not our first time dining here, it had been quite a while and we had forgotten how special this place was! From the moment you walk in the door, you are taken care of, by name.....where else does that happen?? The food is expertly prepared and everything was perfect! Our server could not have been more attentive (without hovering, which I hate). They know how to run an upscale restaurant without being "snooty". Many upscale places make you feel inferior.....not here. While this restaurant is expensive, it is well worth it. If you are looking to celebrate a special occasion and want to splurge....I cannot think of a better place!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "On Valentines Day the Capital Grille was all we expected."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Excellent food, extensive wine list and impeccable service. The atmosphere is unpretentious, friendly yet classy. We were pampered throughout our dining experience. A must, for those of us living in Rockland County who desire the feel of a highly acclaimed New York restaurant."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My husband and I celebrated Valentine's Day with a special dinner at the Capital Grille. It was our first time there, and we were blown away by the gracious service, attention to detail and perfectly executed, classic steak house fare. My porcini rubbed Delmonico steak with aged balsamic was the best steak I've ever had. It was a nice, pink-in-the-middle medium rare, with a beautiful crust on the outside. The marbled, bone-in steak was full of flavor and so tender it melted in my mouth. My husband's surf and turf with tenderloin and lobster tail was delicious and perfectly cooked as well, but nothing out of the ordinary. Next time he says he will have the Delmonico, too! Creamed spinach was also a stand-out with a touch of nutmeg."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Everything was delicious. The waiter was excellent."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "The only thing that outpaced the quality and taste of the food was the service. From the minute we walked in, we were treated as first class. Even though the restaurant was serving many patrons on a busy weeknight, the attention to detail seemed to be personalized to make our experience the best possible. Food portion were great, wine selection was top notch. Be prepared to spend when you done here, but worth it. As I paid for dinner, I mistakenly left my credit card, within minutes of leaving (literally made it out if he parking lot) I received a call telling me I had left my card and they would secure it in the safe or hold for pickup. That's service! Looking forward to the next time, top rated!!"
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "FOOD WAS GREAT AND THE SERVICE BY OUR WAITER BRIAN WAS ALSO GREAT"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Overall the restaurant was great. I did have a problem with my main course. I ordered the tuna and it came out ice cold. I had yo send it back 2 times. The 3rd time it was warm but over cooked. The apps and desserts were very good though."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Quality of service is not the same at lunch time...food seems to be a little more rushed. Food quality still strong, but you can tell that the wait staff and cooks are rushing the meal given the lack of people in the restaurant."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "We went for a birthday dinner and we were treated like royalty. The service there is excellent and their steaks are delicious!"
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "Very friendly staff. Waiter was absolute pro, very friendly, attentive and helpful."
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "Consistently great. Fantastic steaks. Even better sides and apps. Lobster Mac is still one of my favorite dishes ever."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "The Capital Grill is one of our favorite dining destinations. Each time we visit we are warmly welcomed, seated quickly, and immediately greeted by our server, who effortlessly navigates us through the journey to gastrointestinal bliss. I have tried everything on the menu and can honestly say it is all fantastic! Most importantly The Capital Grill is consistent!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "We had a fabulous dinner/service. Everyone of us had either birthday/anniversary, therefore all was very special. As always food and service was fantastic. Nobody rushed us, even though it was a busy place. A great evening."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "I've dined in numerous Capital Grille's, from Florida, to NYC to the one in DC and THIS ONE (Paramus) is still my favorite!!!! Not only is the service spectacular but David & Brian make you feel as if you are the only people dining in a packed restaurant each time you go there to dine!!!! They treat you with such incredible warmth and true concern that you enjoy your meal!! The food is always SPOT ON!!! We LOVE going here!!!!"
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "The food was excellent, the steak melted in my mouth!!! I have recommended this restaurant to all my family and friends."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Great place for great food. The noise level was acceptable. The only problem was the casual nature of the bar area which had distracting television seen from every part of the restaurant. Otherwise, the place is great."
    Dined on 1/7/2014