The Capital Grille - Ft. Lauderdale
The Capital Grille - Ft. Lauderdale

The Capital Grille - Ft. Lauderdale

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/
  • Phone: (954) 446-2000
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday – Sunday: 11:30am – 4:00pm. Dinner: Monday – Thursday: 4:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Marc Gruverman
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, 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: US1 & Sunrise Blvd.
  • Public Transit: East Sunrise Boulevard
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Private & public lots also available.
A word from The Capital Grille - Ft. Lauderdale
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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
The Capital Grille - Ft. Lauderdale reviews from OpenTable diners
201 reviews since July 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (151)fit for foodies (96)notable wine list (94)romantic (77)good for groups (72)great for lunch (51)neighborhood gem (43)great for outdoor dining (37)hot spot (33)vibrant bar scene (30)great for brunch (16)late-night find (10)kid-friendly (5)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Birthday Lunch
    greatniteVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Had a birthday lunch for my adult twins. The menu was perfect and service excellent. Food always wonderful. I called ahead and the had birthday confetti on the table when we arrived. They provided a complimentary birthday desert with candle. Wonderful celebration.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Disappointing
    MikeVIP
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    My party of six were extremely disappointed with the food at this Capital Grill. Since this is a steak restaurant two of us in the group choose to order the sliced Filet Mignon special. Not only was it difficult to cut, it was extremely chewy. This happens to be the only steak I eat so I can tell the quality right away. Niether of us ate the meal! When I complained they took one of the meals off the bill. Even after that this was the most expensive meals we ate all week in Florida. We are in Florida twice a year for the past 15 years and we have officially taken this restaurant off our list.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • One late evening..
    Fudaholic
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    We had a reservation at 8:00pm requesting our best server Miguel unforunately we were running so late and walked in at the restaurant 30 mins before they close. The hostess wasnt so happy to see us which I dont blamed her, she probably wanted to go home and so as the kitchen staff.. Miguel left for the night already so Shawn was helping us out.. She was really great and all with smile to greet us..and happy to take our orders. Even though it was late they really took good care of us.. The snapper fish of the day that I ordered was excellent. Top it off with our favorites cheesecake and creme buleé. You wont be disappointed to eat here, always have an excellent food and service! Hopefully we will catch up with Miguel next time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not worth it
    Zeta
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Although the restaurant was very nice it is not worth the price. We ordered 2 steak dinners which were good. However, I ordered the sea bass which lacked any taste and my friend ordered the scallops which were also tasteless. So for the price those 2 meals were definitely not worth it. They were both almost 40 dollars an entree which they should have been excellent. We were very disappointed because we were very excited about going there and it was a special occasion
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The Best Restaurant in FLL
    LouisVIP
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    The Quality of Food, Service & Accomodation is unmatched by any other Restaurant in Ft Lauderdale.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • FABULOUS STEAKS
    Birthday
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    We were celebrating our friends 33rd anniversary. I had the kona crusted steak that was our of this world. Our friends had the rib eye and loved it. My husband switched to the seafood and had the chilean sea bass which was incredible, I tasted it as it looked so good. We were greeted with champage and had the wedge salads for starters then the baked potato and au graten potato as well as the mushrooms and spinich. All was wonderful. The desserts were to die for. The manager, Rosa Reyes, stopped by to check on us and make sure everything was perfect. They even had little hearts on our table to celebrate the anniversary. It was a wonderful evening and we would highly recommend it. Thanks Rosa for making our experience a pleasure.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • superb
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Wonderful food, fantastic service. Top dining experience.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jeff
    Jill
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    We were told that all of the tables that we requested were reserved. They were not used the entire time we were there. It was very noisy. The steaks were burned on the outside and extremely dry. I would not return to this restaurant. We have been in Washington, boca, and PGA in Florida. This was not a positive experience-- and not inexpensive.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food again
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Great food again, though it was a bit noisy at this location, perhaps because we were seated close to the kitchen.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Special occasion
    Kaddy
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Celebrated a birthday. Lots of attention and surprised by the wait staff.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impressive
    Dineoutoften
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Went with friends for dinner could not have been more pleased with everything starting with hostess to waitress food was exceptional a bit pricey but well worth it
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great Place
    LakeCookVIP
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    Stone Crab claws...WOW. Glad I found this location in FL
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yummy for your taste buds
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Reservation was very accommodating. Sitting area was private as requested. Noise level from next door was loud but understandable. Food Menu selection was great. Being a business owner myself I will leave my other comments to the section below.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Best of the Best!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Fantastic food, fantastic service! It was a celebration for our boss and he is still talking about it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • As per usual
    MrGametime
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Since 2007, I've been a fan over some other steak houses and I've never been disappointed. Troy, is a recommended server and everything came out right and on time. We celebrated our anniversary; however, we dine with Capital Grill often. If you're looking for a dining venue with great food and better service, and perfect for special occasions. You'll be hard pressed to find better. They will do it right and they don't know how to say no!
    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.
  • Pircey - But Worth it
    LivingOnTheBeachVIP
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    My partner and I dined at Capital Grille, because we received a $50 gift card from American Express. We had the green salad and Chilean Sea Bass. Good size portion of Chilean Sea Bass, which usually is small. Perfectly prepared with roasted fennel heirloom tomato broth. Very tasty but yet healthy choice. Sat in a small room off to the side which was very quiet, especially in comparison to the rest of the restaurant which was full of people enjoying their meals and drinks. There is a variety of fine wine choices by the glass as well as bottle. Would return, even without a gift card.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Consistent
    PickyOneVIP
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    One of the most important things about dining out is consistency. There is nothing worse that discovering a restaurant, having a terrific experience and wanting to return only to find next time is a disaster. The consistency of food and excellence service at the Fort Lauderdale Capital Grill is without equal in South Florida. The floor staff are all team players, each coming to the bequest of any guest no matter what particular station or responsibility they may be assigned on that particular shift. DJ, the daytime bartender, operates food and beverage service from the bar better than a ship's captain. Kudos to the entire team !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Food was impecable. Service was friendly and not rushed. Not too keen on the wine list as far as variety goes, but the wines we were both pleased with our wine by the glass.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dine Out for the Middle Class
    bridger
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Capital Grille, in any city, is a very fine steakhouse. Of course, steak houses tend to be expensive. Dine Out week makes these classy, high end, meals affordable to those, such as myself, willing to spend $60 for a meal usually priced at $150, and well worth the price and experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special occasion
    NoNoiseForMe
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We were four on a Saturday night. We were fortunate enough to be seated in a small room in the back where it was quiet. Drinks were good as were the appetizers and meal. The coconut cream pie for dessert was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DINING EXPERIENCE
    HERB
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    enjoyable experience ------ service professional and warm
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ups and Downs
    RobbVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    On the plus side, my steak, done Pittsburg, was absolutely fabulous. On the negative they should be embarrassed by their Caesar salad-soupy limp,awful. The mashed potatoes were packed with decadence, but way too loose. For the prices charged, they need to up their game. This is my fourth visit there, and my feelings have been the same each time.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • CAPITAL SERVICE AT CAPITAL GRILLE
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    I TOOK MY DAD HERE TO CELEBRATE HIS 80TH BIRTHDAY. THE STAFF WAS SO ACCOMMODATING AND THE FOOD WAS OUTSTANDING. THEY EVEN HAD THE TABLE DECORATED FOR HIS BIRTHDAY. AUNDREA WAS OUR WAITRESS AND WE COULDN'T HAVE ASKED FOR ANYONE BETTER. AN A+ EXPERIENCE ALL AROUND.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outstanding
    tikismom
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We went during Dine Around Ft Lauderdale and you cannot beat it for the price. Service is impeccable. food delicious. selection & amount great for dine around. I would go back and have already recommended it to others. Had the filet - first a little undercooked (loved that the waiter FLO waited while I cut into it to check). Steak was perfectly cooked upon return and manager presented it with a smile and a "thank you for allowing us to make your dinner......." HUbby had the chicken and loved it. above and beyond which is hard to find these days. thumbs up to Capital Grille.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible
    Cousins
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Excellent food, ambiance, and service! Celebrated a birthday and we couldn't have asked for better treatment and service. Our server Lucian was extremely attentive, helpful and overall a sweetheart!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    I took my wife here for our 31st anniversary and the food and service were excellent! We have dined at capital grille in several cities and have always had a pleasant experience. This last visit at the Fort Lauderdale location on sunset blvd only served to enhance our impression of the capital grille. Great food, great service!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent as always
    DarylVIP
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Consistently excellent food and service. Great place to savor my birthday dinner
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good and Consistent!!!
    Badass48VIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    As always, this place never misses on the quality of the food, the service, and the overall experience. We consider the Capital Grille our go to restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, whether it is for business or pleasure. You won't regret it. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Capitol Grille
    spicedplumVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Tried the Dine around Fort Lauderdale and it was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ME27VIP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Every time we dine at The Capital Grille we have a great meal, and the service and ambience are great!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The best steaks!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Try the Kona rubbed steak. It is to die for. THE Flourless chocolate is a fabulous dessert. ALL IN ALL JUST AN OUTSTANDING MEAL.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Five Stars, Any questions?
    OTREVIEWERVIP
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Just exactly what you would expect from an outstanding American Steak house; and more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible service, wine and food
    MStoll
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    We ate here the other evening and it was as superb as I remembered. They also had a special going on for Dine Out Lauderdale which we felt was a very good value. They have also redone their wine list which is now presented on an iPad with tasting notes and the ability to search their wines by grape varietal, region, or type. The service was perfect and overall it was an excellent, memorable meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary. Amazing treatment!!
    TorolocoVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Never felt better at a restaurant. Anniversary card waiting for us, which is normal for other restaurants. The table was decorated with hearts and were offered complimentary champagne. Very good!! The steaks were amazing and at the end we were given a "Happy Anniversary plate" with candle lights and two portions of a chocolate cake and cheese cake. They even took a picture for us and gave us a printed copy to keep as a memory.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • PoochVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Great place.. Staff is always very nice and a pleasure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Steaks not worthy of high prices
    Willy
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Once again I have been disappointed in the food quality at Capital Grille. Believe me I would be more than happy to pay top dollar for steaks of high quality. This is not the first time I have been sorely disappointed. The atmosphere is great, the bar is splendid, the service is attentive, but whomever supplies the steaks is not very good. It seems that they are buying their meat from Publix rather than a top quality butcher. The first steak the waiter placed in front of me I could barely get my fork thru. It was very tough and grisly. Seemed to be cooked correctly but very low quality meat. They insisted on replacing it, which they did. The second steak was slightly better but not much. Very disappointed after spending $400 +.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • No doubt about consistency.
    PickyOneVIP
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    One of the most important features about a restaurant is consistency. Once you have a good experience, you want that same good experience each and every time you visit. This feature is, perhaps, the single most important feature at Capital Grill in Fort Lauderdale. Staff is amazing. In particular, your barman D.J. who never disappoints and always makes guests feel as if they are the most important in the house.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place for Lunch
    Baumie
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    I love having lunch at Capital Grille. A perfect choice for women to celebrate special occasions--portions are perfect and the plates and salad menu provide good variety. I leave feeling well-fed and pampered.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Steaks
    NannVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Celebrated my birthday there and had the best time! The steaks were amazing. Service is impeccable! Love Capital Grille in the Galleria in Fort Lauderdale. Highly recommend!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    JaniceVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Food, as you might expect, was exceptional. We ate a the bar, watched the game, talked to the bartenders and had a most enjoyable evening. It was our anniversary, and everyone went out of their way to make it special, including a HAPPY ANNIVERSARY dessert plate. We are never disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate