The Capital Grille - Boston
The Capital Grille - Boston

The Capital Grille - Boston

  • 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: Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • 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: 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 Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
The Capital Grille - Boston reviews from OpenTable diners
290 reviews since July 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (226)notable wine list (140)romantic (125)fit for foodies (111)good for groups (109)vibrant bar scene (65)hot spot (62)neighborhood gem (40)great for lunch (32)late-night find (15)great for outdoor dining (7)kid-friendly (5)scenic view (4)great for brunch (3)Show More
  • Fantastic experience
    Stano89
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Steaks and sides were melt in your mouth, service was exceptional and had a wonderfule experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect dining experience.
    DinnerloverVIP
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Thank you for the wonderful evening. The food and service were terrific !
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch hour
    CJCbostonVIP
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    So convenient to the Hynes with enough fast simple and tasty options to make this one a great choice in the area.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Legit Review
    ServiceFoodGreat
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    First off i need to say this was an amazing find for a special occassion dinner with my girlfriend. The reviews are outstanding and we had some doubt but this plave was absolutely incredible. The service was out of this world, we showed up about an hour after our reservation because we drove to the wrong location and the servers and hostess found us a table within 20 minutes with a full crowd. Honestly the location in boston was well worth the confusion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid Steak House Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2000VIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The place is good, not exceptional. So, nice steak house experience but not particularly memorable... good. Nice ambiance... like the new location vs. the old one on Newbury St.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner
    suburbanista
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Had a business dinner for 5 and the staff was great. Would recommend Capital Grill for business or pleasure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great meal
    Joseph
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    As usual, The Capital Grill was excellent with great and attentive service. Will be back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    Delish
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Delicious as always - it remains one of my favorites in Boston
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great manager
    goingouttodine
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Had a problem the first time we dined here. The kitchen messed up the order. However the manager Dave went overboard to compensate us for it by picking up the entire tab. Outstanding manager response and we will continue to go here knowing management cares to make the experience right.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic steak
    Laugu
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    This restaurant is outstanding. Great steaks and great service abound here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Place in Town
    Patrick
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    My girlfriends parents as well as her sister were in town from Japan and wanted an to go to a restaurant like none other. Thank you for making it such a memorable experience! We certainly loved every minute of our two hour dining session from the moment we were greeted when coming in the door to the moment we left! Hands down truly the best place in Boston to dine at!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great evening
    Inel
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We had a great evening fantastic food and wine, and The attention from the waiter never failed.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Hostess can't do her job
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Changed reservation with the hostess, actually called about it twice. She never changed it and left it at the original time. And then when I called to find out what happened.....she pretended to not know who made the error when it was clearly HER. Make sure to get names when you make reservations there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our Anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We were celebrating our 34th Anniversary and had made note on the reservation. When we arrived we were led to a private booth. The white table cloth was sprinkled with red rose petals and heart confetti! They brought us complimentary champagne and desserts! It was amazing! The food delicious and service top notch!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Peter
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The service was impeccable from the Valet to the waiter. Very pleasant, the server, can't recall his name was friendly, informative and honest. The wine list was fantastic. Everything from the appetizer to the desert was spot on. Service was on time. Expected it to be more pricier but I thought the prices were reasonable. Will definitely go back soon.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome!
    Gmaneats
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    It was our 17th anniversary and they decorated our table and provided a complimentary dessert. The service was tremendous and both our dinners were perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quiet dinner
    timbob2
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    I booked through trip advisor using open table reservation and asked for a quiet dinning place and got it in the side room we were very pleased and had a great meal, the noise in the main grill room was immense and would not have been acceptable on this date but it barely intruded on our seating area. Brilliant steaks but found the Fries with parmesan/Truffle a bit overpowering, stunning wine list and i found the prices pretty good value. Adam Barbosa our waiter deserves special mention ,his service was the best i have ever received in the USA, he is an absolute role model and many could learn from him. I will be back !!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent
    Dianef
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Dinner was terrific. From the appetizers to dessert everything was incredible. Our sever Adam was the best. He was knowledgeable and super nice. The lobster and crab cakes are a must try... Very good. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rock Star treatment
    linderluu
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    I took a friend for his 55th birthday and he was floored by the service, the menu, as well as the ambiance. great place for a special occasion. linda cavaleri
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great meal
    TotalfoodieVIP
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Burger and wine special=amazing; caesar salad= great; Lobster mac and cheese= to die for
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    PrincessPVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    My boyfriend and I came here for a special occasion, and let me just say we were not let down. The food was absolutely impeccable - pricey, but that's to be expected at one of Boston's most notable fine dining restaurants. Though we were also two of the youngest guests on the scene, our server was very hospitable and made us feel very welcome in the dimly lit, romantic back dining room. Would most definitely come here again for another special occasion date.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently great food
    Kathy
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Love the quality of the foods!! Never a missed step in service or quality.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Business Dining!!!
    Hayashi56VIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Steak, atmosphere and location simply the best in Boston! I have been using this restaurant for my VIP customer dining for the last three months. Common reaction from my customers - best wine and steak they have experienced in USA. BTW, the service is second to none. I am looking forward to go back there again soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    Lola
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Best meat I have had in Boston. If you love meat... and you are willing to pay 40 or 50 dollars for a plate this is the right place to go.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding experience
    kathy
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We went for our anniversary, usually go to Burlington but had bad experience our last time there so decided to try Boston, and will come back here every time now based on such a wonderful experience. I had requested a booth and informed the restaurant it was our anniversary when making the reservation. They had a booth waiting with rose petals on the table, a card signed by the staff and champagne toast. On a previous visit to Burlington I had made the same note in our reservation and no accommodations were made for us. The service and food were great, as usual from the Capital and they also brought out complimentary dessert with Happy Anniversary stenciled on the plate which was a nice touch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine but pricey
    SouthEndGuy1
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Service here was excellent and there were wines available that did not break the bank. However when all is said and done, for me a steak is a steak is a steak and while I know the steaks here are top-grade and the prices probably not out of line for contemporary top of the line steak houses, I found that the meal - the bill for which included one of those moderately priced wines, a single pre-dinner drink and tip amounted to close to $300 - was not interesting enough for me to plan on a return visit in the near future.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Get together nite
    ElaineVIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Wonderful food, service and company Great location
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gfs Bday
    FirstTimer
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    They were very accomodating to my requests. Also, they have a few surprises if you let them know it's a special occasion. Most importantly the food is UNREAL.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Steaks are very good not excellent
    Worldtraveler
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We ate at Capital Grille for the first time. We are from a major southeastern tourist city, so we have been accustomed to great food. The wine list was exceptional, both in breadth but also fairly priced. One of a few restaurants using IPads for tasting notes and a nice option to email the notes to yourself. The steaks were very good, but lacked heavy Midwestern beef flavor. The Delmonico encrusted with porcini mushrooms and glazed with balsamic was unique, but the balsamic overpowered the beef. Ask for the room in back for a much quieter, intimate experience if that's what you are after. The main dining room is much more "lively." The desserts were excellent. Overall a very good experience.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful food, loud place
    RichardM
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The food was to die for! If you love steak, this is your place. There is no "type" of patron at this establishment; some are dressed in t shirts and shorts, while others are dressed in suits and ties. I thought the restaurant would have more of a "romantic" feel, but it felt more like a bar with the loud talking.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent steakhouse
    peacetoallVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    It is exactly what you want from a steakhouse- reliably excellent food, good service, nice atmosphere. They don't break any new ground here, but what they do, they do very well.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Still a Chain
    EP2014
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Service at the front desk was terrible. They were unprofessional and treated my wife and I poorly. The rest of the staff was good but not personable.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Service & Food
    ksdiner
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    I brought my wife here for her birthday while visiting Boston and had a wonderful experience. They had her table decorated and a signed card from the staff to start off the evening. This was followed by excellent appetizers (Lobster/Crab Cake), steaks and lobster, a few sides (half orders) and a birthday dessert sampler. The cheesecake was out of sight on the sampler so we ordered a full order..yum! Great atmosphere, service and all around experience!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sandy
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    We spent our 45th anniversary here and they couldn't have made it more special. Brad went out of his way to make it a memorable night. Thanks
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steaklover
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Did exactly what I requested, the only problem was that our designated waiter, was intent on looking down his nose at us all evening, with a smug and pretentious air. The food was good as was the wine, the price was up there too.. Would I go back...probably not as I felt uncomfortable..
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Food
    shawn
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Everything about our dining experience was superb,
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good choice after BSO
    Ororoina
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We went to Capital Grill after the concert at Boston Symphony Orchestra. Our booking was at 10:30 and we did not wait for our table. The restaurant set is very nice, the service more than attentive and the food very good (but not outstanding)
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    One of the best restaurants in the city. The waiter, the manager, the cooks were all welcoming and showed great customer service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Incredible
    Zandoman
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Easily the best meal of my entire life. The service was from Malik was perfection, the food was to notch and I couldn't have been happier
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food heaven
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The Capital grill in Boston was absolutely 5 star dining at it's very best can't wait to go back service was excellent see you soon CG
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.