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The Capital Grille - Boston
The Capital Grille - Boston
  • Address:
    900 Boylston Street
    at Dalton Street Entrance
    Boston, MA 02115
    Neighborhood:
    Back Bay
  • Cuisine:
    Steakhouse
    Price: $50 and over

The Capital Grille - Boston Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecapitalgrille.com
  • Phone: (617) 262-8900
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday 4:00pm - 9:00pm; Monday – Thurs. 5:00pm – 10:00pm,
    Friday and Saturday 5:00pm-11:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30am - 3:00pm; bar and lounge open daily
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: David Cox
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: For group dining or other special events, please contact the Sales Manager today.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Herford or Massachusetts Avenues
  • Public Transit: Hynes Convention Center
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking available after 5:00pm.
A word from The Capital Grille - Boston
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.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "Really enjoyed the dinner. Can't wait to go back to Boston to eat here again!!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Great spot for business dinner. Service was fabulous, as was recommendations for food."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "From the moment you step in the door the staff is available and helpful. It was my birthday and they had a lovely card signed by the employees on our table. We were then given a champagne toast. Our entrées were all very good. The bone fillet was absolutely amazing and the king crab legs that I shared my niece were outstanding. Only thing we didn't love were the desserts. They were good but I've had better."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Food was great as usual. We were celebrating two birthdays and the table was covered with confetti. They brought us a free dessert and champagne. It was a special evening. Love the creamed spinach."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The restaurant is consistent, providing great service and food each time I dine there."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "When you don't want to gamble, just go to the Capital Grille. They nail it every time. Your food will come out exactly as requested. Logan and Jeremy always take good care of customers at the bar."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "I was server was very professional and friendly. My steak was cooked to perfection. My wife had chicken , she absolutely loved it. Will definitely be back"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Our food was delicious and our server Malik exceeded our expectations. It made our Fathers Day very special."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "There are better steakhouses throughout Boston and the Northeast in general. It felt like I was over paying for something I could of gotten at Longhorn Steakhouse. I generally try to get to a few of the top steakhouses a year and this one just felt an overpriced chain. Not bad but their reputation was earned too easily."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We had to wait for two employees to finish lounging at the Maitre D's station before being greeted. Then we were informed that our reservation (which Capital Grille had confirmed both by e-mail and over the phone) was not until the following night, even though both e-mail and phone confirmations clearly stated this was not the case. NOT a good start to the meal. They did not have a table available, so we were put in the bar. No apologies were given. No effort was made to be pleasant. We were not very happy with the way we were treated."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "It's a classic- you can't go wrong- I highly recommend- Great place great service- awesome part of town!"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Our party of four dined to celebrate a graduation. On the table was a card, signed by the staff. This made a great first impression. Our Shellfish Platter featured a lobster, shrimp and oysters. I had the Steak au Poivre , and the peppery sauce overwhelmed the beef. Still, I enjoyed it. Others had filet mignon on the bone, Rib Lamb Chops, and Seared Tuna - a beautiful piece of sushi-grade fish. Sides are shared, and our mashed potatoes and creamed spinach were great. They brought a complimentary dessert: flourless chocolate espresso cake and cheesecake, which we all sampled. When you crave a perfect steak, a great wine and an elegant but comfortable setting, head to the Capital Grille Boston. It is a splurge that you’ll feel good about."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "Special occasion--went there with family for an early Fathers' Day dinner and everything was excellent, from food to service. The ladies are not big eaters so they split the surf and turf which wasn't a problem at all. My Balsamic Delmonico was amazing. The only minor gripe was the lack of draft beer. I know they're trying to push wine, but it wouldn't kill them to have a few draft choices. All in all one of our favorites, right up there with Grill 23 and Abe and Louie's."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The restaurant is now a favorite of ours. The food and service from our waiter were outstanding. It was our first time at the restaurant and we'll definitely be coming back!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Went to celebrate a good month (work wise). Didn't disappoint. Keep up the good job..and wine list!"
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Absolutely a perfect experience ... asked and got a romantic corner table ina quieter room ... Very attentive and knowledgeable staff from the waiter to the wine steward! Steak Tartar, Delmonico, bone in, mushroom and corn sides ... EXCELLENT !"
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "The mushroom crusted steak was melting in my mouth. Everything was amazing from start to finish. "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "Well, this is the place where the contemporary Boston Brahmins go. We were there on Mother's Day, and it was NOT overbooked, even though nearly every restaurant makes that mistake on Mother's Day. Instead, we were seated promptly, served carefully, and provided everything we could want. It was pricey, but worth it. Everyone there was clearly "well heeled" and that was a bit intimidating. But the waiter was gracious and not at all a snob. This is a place I will go to only on very special occasions, but worth every penny."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We went to the Capital Grille for our very first time to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, we are very happy we chose this restaurant. Our first experience there with our wonderful waitress, Angelina was awesome! She made our anniversary dinner much more enjoyable. We can't wait to go back! "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Graduation night was lovely. Our table was ready when we arrived, and we sat in the smaller room, which was great because the larger room was very noisy. I chose the Capital Grille Boston due to a friend's glowing recommendation as I have never been to a Capital Grille. While the ambience and service were excellent, we were slightly disappointed with the food. My son had the Delmonico steak, which had a wonderful balsamic sauce but was not extremely tender. My husband had the porterhouse, which was tender but not overly tasty. I had the seared tuna, but I have had tastier. We were given a lovely dessert, which said "Congratulations." Overall, it was a wonderful evening."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "My husband and I went for our 5 year anniversary and it was very nice. They had it set up beautifully. It was a perfect night. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We had a 845 reservation, got there by 820. We were not seated till 920, ordered 2 magnums of expensive wine, no one was others to serve it initially in the bar, attitude of the manager was terrible. Food was mediocre. I will definitely not go back"
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Went here for restaurant week, with very high expectations. Food was great, but the experience, not so much. Got a cocktail to start with, and ordered our food. Did not get the chance to order the wine until the main course came out. The waiter was hovering around our table, waiting for us to finish our food, finish our wine (which we got halfway through our main course) and leave. Had another table just behind us, and these guests were treated completely differently. The waiter took her time suggesting them both wines and food, whereas we were just treated as unwanted guests. Given the amount of money we spent, I had expected so much more. Will not come back and will not recommend. "
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "The service was excellent, from the valet to desert! The food was excellent as usual!"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "My husband and I were celebrating our Anniversary, we let the restaurant know when making the reservation and they surprised us by decorating our table with rosé petals and heart shaped confetti. I ordered the bass which was delicious, my husband had the salmon which he enjoyed very much. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive, for dessert he brought us a complimentary chocolate cake and cheesecake (best ever) on a platter with a candle and "Happy Anniversary" written in chocolate; a special ending to a very special evening. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "I had to change the reservation time, reduce the party size, both handled with no drama. With all of these changes, the staff remembered the intended birthday celebration, decorated the table, every single staff person wished the celebrant a happy birthday, and topped the evening with a beautiful dessert with candles and a round of "Happy Birthday". The bone in filet mignon was superb. Thanks for making me look good! "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "I was with my two daughters and 5 guests for a college grad celebration on may 14, 2014. John was our server and was patient, kind, knowledgable, humorous and very professional. Our meal was superb! The only criticism was the noise level...the table was decorated with confetti! Worth every penny! "
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "This meal was NOT as good as all of our others here. We usually try to come for special occasions, and in between, but we were disappointed.While our server was nice, it was not an efficiently served meal. I am hoping that next time it will be better. while the mistakes that were made were comp'd, it was disappointing not to be served what we ordered or served after the fact."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Food is superior and the wait staff is outstanding"
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "My husband had the surf and turf: filet and king crab legs. He raved about it. My daughters and I each tried a fish dish: salmon, halibut and sea bass. We all liked the halibut the best. I did not care for the texture of the sea bass served over a tomato broth. Without our saying a word, our attentive waiter noticed I didn't eat much and insisted on taking it off the bill. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Amazing food, great service and they mistakenly cancelled my reservation but was extremely apologetic and was given a very private table on a busy night. Classy move I must say! Well done"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "That Chris Scott, what a guy. Thank you to the management (doing a fantastic job): Chris, Chris, Penny, David, Krista…thank you all for a great experience! Domenic is a wonderful server. His personality, attention to detail and professionalism is commendable. The valley manager remembered me by name which is always a very nice personal touch. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Specialty drink was not very good. Steak was fatty. Not as good as other times I have attended. Will come again, but a little disappointing. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "This was our first time at the Capital Grille and a great last minute choice. My husband wanted a steakhouse and for a Saturday night, we were able to get 6:45 pm dinner reservations for two. Service was impeccable. The lobster bisque special was delicious with at least four lobster claws and the oysters on the half shell were huge! For dinner we had the Bone-In Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin with Shallot Butter and Porcini Rubbed Delmonico with 15-Year Aged Balsamic and both were equally delish with Parmesan Truffle Fries . Two bottles of wine topped off with a sinful Coconut Cream Pie. We both left full but not overstuffed and we would definitely go back again. Great atmosphere for romantics, special occasions and groups."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Will always return, one of our favourite eating spots. Great wine, great food, amazing service! A must in the Boston area."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "I have been to the Capital Grille a few times and always have a great experience. The service is top notch and the steaks are always perfect. I recently went with a group of seven and everyone raved about their dish. We were celebrating a graduation and the staff put confetti and a signed card on our table to help celebrate the occasion. Finally, they brought out a nice dessert plate to end the evening! I always recommend the Capital Grille whether one is looking for a place to eat after a Red Sox game or to celebrate a special occasion."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "My friends and I were at a convention at the Hynes and went to the Capital Grille for dinner. We had a fabulous dinner. The waiter, Jeremy, was great. It was worth every penny."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "We like to dine at Capital Grille in Orlando and thought we would compare it in Boston. As in Orlando we were not disappointed. We shared the Delmonico steak and 2lb lobster. Incredible but the service is what took it to a higher level. Adam took care of us and he went above and beyond which we will never forget. I would recommend this steak house to anyone. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "The only thing that sort of bothered me was sitting right next to the kitchen. This was distracting and somewhat irritating when there were many seating areas available no where near the noise and distractions at this table. Food was adequate for price, waiter we had was excellent."
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Great experience from beginning to end. Everyone is so nice and attentive and makes sure your dinning experience is truly enjoyed! the food is outstanding and cooked perfectly. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014