The Capital Grille - Houston - CityCentre
The Capital Grille - Houston - CityCentre

The Capital Grille - Houston - CityCentre

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/
  • Phone: 7134635051
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Todd Williamson
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: City Centre Way
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking
A word from The Capital Grille - Houston - CityCentre
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.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
The Capital Grille - Houston - CityCentre reviews from OpenTable diners
169 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (125)notable wine list (86)romantic (70)fit for foodies (55)great for lunch (54)good for groups (52)neighborhood gem (36)hot spot (30)vibrant bar scene (17)great for brunch (13)late-night find (10)great for outdoor dining (9)scenic view (4)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Always Great
    RamblinWreckVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We had a fantastic dinner experience preceded by a drink at the bar. We love the open and spacious bar which always has great service. In the main dining area, our request to change tables was graciously accommodated. The service and our meals were outstanding, especially the Tenderloin w/ Lobster although we substituted a small Filet for the Tenderloin. The convenience of valet parking is also much appreciated.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Barry Oakes
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Overall food was excellant, service average. Seemed like they made a couple of bd parties great. Overall noise level high
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden gem
    Alexander
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    We thoroughly enjoyed my wife's 52nd birthday there. We were waited on by Jarrett and he made us feel like we were the only diners there. Service excellence at its best.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The service is always outstanding, and the food is amazing (a personal favorite is the lobster mac and cheese!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Citris Glazed Salmon
    joy56
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    The Salmon is delicious! Every dish that comes to the table is not the typical style you usually see in a restaurant. Salads are inventive and look and taste great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food, service is another thing
    foodie1864VIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    As usual, our food was prepared just as ordered. No problems with the preparation, taste, quality, etc. However, the service was very average-definitely nothing special. I ordered the 8oz filet, which is not on the menu, but I've ordered that about a dozen times before with no issue. When it came out, it seemed pretty big. When the check came I saw that I got a 10oz filet. I ordered a drink and it came out wrong because the waiter didnt ask how I like it. We had left overs from dinner and he just asked if we were done and started taking it away until I requested to take it home. The same with dessert since their desserts are so big, we didn't finish. He began taking it away and I had t request to take it home. Poor service til the end!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beyond my expectations
    MotowngirlVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We went to Capital Grille to celebrate my birthday and they really went above and beyond. The table was tastefully decorated, they gave us a complimentary champagne toast to start our meal, a lovely desert, a long stem red rose and THEN, they took our photo and printed it out and gave it to us in a little folder to commemorate the occasion. Needless to say I have never seen a restaurant go to such lengths for a birthday. In addition, the service was fantastic, the food delish although I have to say the filet wasn't quite as good as the one I had at Ruth Chris a couple of weeks ago. Great experience we will go back again for sure!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week Disappointment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Aged steak cooked Medium was over cooked and the Lobster & Crab cakes were overrated.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • HoustonBrit1
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Their new location is as enjoyable as the Westhimer location - well done CG. This was Houston Restaurant week and Capital Grill did it again offering dinner quality from the main menu at the special rate (not every restaurant did that).
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Experience
    LeeJ
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Dinner was amazing with our waiter Michael, along with the other wait staff, taking superb care of us. The meal was amazing eve with the set Restaurant Weeks menu. Added on the butter poached lobster for a $10 upcharge that was definitely worth it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Edith
    Edith
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Excellent, I had salmon which was prepared perfectly. The service was excellent, our server Andrew was efficient, friendly and professional. I always enjoy dining at Capital Grill.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Capital Grille
    HousVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Capital Grille is normally one of my favorite restaurants. While this experience wasn't the best, I'll return. It is one of my favorite restaurants. Under normal conditions service is excellent, as is their food venue.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sandy
    SandraG
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Great for special occasions. Wait staff is great.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Anniversary lunch
    Wortheverypenny
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Wonderful Place!! Been to Capital Grille at both locations many times and never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    Robert
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    First time experience. Server was great. Food was outstanding. Prices were on the expensive side, but we knew about that in advance. We'll definitely return on special occasions. Free valet parking in City Centre was a definite plus - alleviated the parking mess at City Centre.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service
    quynhspinsVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We had Matthew as our waiter. He was great. Made us feel comfortable and the kids as well. I would definitely recommend him and return.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall, a good upscale steakhouse.
    critic101
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The good was great and the service was good. Ambience was noisier than the usual romantic restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outstanding
    rbaustin3d
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This was first class start to finish. Love, love, love this place. We dined because of houston restaurant week. Menu was the best quality I had seen for this promo. I can see why this place is popular. It has the feel of a private club. Everything we had was excellent. steaks were dry aged and perfectly cooked. bread was hot with butter sprinkled with salt from france. ceasar salad was great with aged parmesan. deserts were perfect. flourless chocolate cake and key lime pie. Staff checked on us over and over but not obtrusively. They also have an $18 dollar menu for lunch that looked good that includes a salad and an entree. A++++
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Birthday Dinner
    beatnavy78
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    I recently took my wife here to celebrate her birthday. We were treated wonderfully from the moment we walked in the door - she was wished a Happy Birthday four times before we even reached our table. The dinner was incredible - everything was delicious, but the Kona crusted Sirloin Steak was one of the best steaks I've enjoyed in a long time. The wine list was impressive and the service was impeccable. When time came for dessert, my wife had trouble deciding between her two favorite items. Having finally made her selection, the waiters brought her both! We were treated to complimentary champagne, a rose, and a souvenir photograph of our dinner. Overall, the evening was romantic and memorable. We WILL be back!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, slow service
    MrsLim
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The restaurant was great, they greeted us right away and was very thankful for us being there. The dinner portions were fulfilling, the wine list had a great selection. We placed our order and found ourselves finishing our food and waiting at least 10 minutes for our next course. Over all, we had a great experience but just had to wait in between for our food. Our waiter was pleasant but seemed "busy". I would return for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good spot for lunch
    mj95
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    I have been there twice in a month with different group of people and consistently staff is extremely nice and food is great.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience
    travelpair
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    This was our first visit to the Capital Grille and we can give them the highest rating for every category. The food was great and our server- Anabella- couldn't have been more helpful. She deserves a gold star herself. Would highly recommend this dining experience to any one seeking an upscale dining experience. We look forward to our next visit!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • perfect
    texasbluebonnet
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Food was outstanding. Excellent menu for foodweek. Service was the best
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    went for Houston Restaurant Week menu and found that the prices on the menu were not as advertised on the HRW website. Website advertised a bone in 14oz kona crusted sirloin for $45, at restaurant it was not offered but switched to $10 additional for 18oz. or regular 14 oz sirloin not kona crusted for same price as the kona crusted was advertised at. Asked server about the discrepancy before ordering but he didn't know anything. Ordered it anyway and called manager next day and after an attempt at some meek excuse was kind enough to refund the difference. Appetizers---Clam Chowder was ordinary and was served barely warm, Caeser Salad was very bland and not very good. Steaks were cooked as ordered and very good, green beans good & crunchy
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovestoeatateddievs
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The Houston Restaurants Week menu was wonderful and the Generous Pour wine tasting menu was fabulous. Tobey Smith was our server and she was impeccable!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Birthday Place to Celebrate
    MB2615
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The food was fantastic, staff & host werew excellent, they made my birthday so awesome and special. Thank you Chef Todd. I recommned this place to anyone.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of my favorites
    MikeVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This has become my favorite steak house. The food is wonderful and the service is flawless. It surpasses the many other high end steak houses in town in my book. They also have an excellent lunch menu that is much less expensive than dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service
    drewblank
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Went to the Capital Grille for the first time on the Houston Restaurant Weeks special. We had the filet minon and the salmon. Both were outstanding. The small portion deserts (for HRW) were perfect - Key Lime pie and the shortcake. Our waiter, Kevin, was very nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent place!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    a group of coworkers and I went for hrw lunch and it was fantastic! highly recommend this place and hope to return soon!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved the generous pour!
    CyndioVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Went with a group of friends to check out the "generous pour" wine tasting - 7 wines for $25! Excellent wines, very generous pours, and our waiter even offered more of any of the wines we really liked. The atmosphere was relaxed, the service was great and the food was absolutely delicious. We'll definitely go again... soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Edith
    Edith
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Excellent food, salad was great, my salmon was prepared perfectly
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • likesfood
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Found Capital Grille to be everything you could want in a dining experience...good food, quiet, good service.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Restaurant
    Suzy8VIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Went for lunch during Houston Restaurant Week. Menu offered three courses. Soup or salad, entree, dessert. Good selection for $20. Great restaurant for after shopping, date night, or business meeting, in City Centre.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • First class
    OldschoolRaider
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Perfect food and service outstanding. The staff earn a pay raise that day
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dissapointing
    Mouse
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We selected the restaurant week menu. The chowder was amazing, unfortunately it all stopped from there. We were all delivered the wrong steaks, we were on a tight deadline so we didn't complain but it was very disappointing, they didn't even ask us who was having which steaks. The reason it wasn't too apparent was that they were all cooked similarly despite having 5 different requests! The key line dessert was bland. I would not hurry back.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful service
    dang99
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    My fiancé and I dined for lunch. We had great service and wonderful eats! We will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Very small steak portion (definitely not 10oz as they said on the menu) and the steak was cold.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Weak
    JROWVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Both the food and service were at best fair. We thought the quality would be the same as the Galleria location, but that assumption proved very false. The meat was cooked not to order and burned on one side, bread came just before desert and the service was inferior for a restaurant of that star level. We won't ever go back nor send clients there. Dismal.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place;good food;great service
    Ronand1friend
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Had a little difficulty getting the car parked: too many people in line. The reception was friendly and helpful, The wait service was the best and the food was well presented. My steak and lobster was as good as any. The deserts were the right size. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    This is pretty expensive for the portion/type of food. The meat dishes were very tender although they could have been a little more seasoned. The dessert was only two bites but looked good on the plate. WE were surprised that only three vegetables were on the menu and no appetizers. The bread was terrific. Not a good value for the price.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic