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The Capital Grille - NY – Time Life Building
The Capital Grille - NY – Time Life Building
  • Address:
    120 West 51st Street, Time Life Bldg.
    New York, NY 10020
    Neighborhood:
    Midtown West
  • Cuisine:
    Steakhouse
    Price: $50 and over

The Capital Grille - NY – Time Life Building Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.capitalgrille.com
  • Phone: (212) 246-0154
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Peter Menard
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: For group dining or other special events, please contact our Sales and Marketing Manager today. Can accommodate up to 35 guests per private dining room.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Two garages available for parking.
A word from The Capital Grille - NY – Time Life Building
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.

* If you are making a reservation from outside of the U.S., please email newyorktimelife@tcgdine.com
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Diner Reviews
  • "the Aged Steak was perfect, juicy and little crispy on the outside. accomodating to large crowds and were seated immediately."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "First- must try the truffle fries- they're amazing. Went for restaurant week. Steak was a 14oz bone in sirloin. Cooked exactly the way I wanted. Service was excellent, very vibrant atmosphere"
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Great menu, food, wonderful service. Nice atmosphere but a bit dark for me. Had to use my Flashlight app to read the menu. Still a great spot. Really enjoyed visiting for Restaurant Week."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We dined here for restaurant week and it was pretty good. The steak was terrific; the salmon so-so. What made the evening I think was that our waiter was terrific and, given that this locale is by the Times Square area, it was a pleasant, adult option, especially in terms of chain restaurants."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "We have been here several times and have never been disappointed. If there is anything that we have not been pleased with there has never been a problem with adjusting our meal. Our server Tracy is the best. It is nice to have someone who knows your tastes and is so friendly and so top notch serving us. We have already made a subsequent reservation."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "My significant other and I celebrated our anniversary here. The server was amazing and really defined our whole experience. He was incredibly knowledgable about the wine menu and was enthusiastic and polite. We sampled 7 different wines that went perfectly with our food. The truffle fries were amazing and crisp. I had the filet mignon, medium rare. It was flavorful and filling, and my boyfriend had the sirloin. We both agreed it was one of the best meals we'd had! I would definitely come back for another special occasion as it is pricey, but definitely worth it! I wish I had been able to try more of the food, but I was so full already off of the dishes and drinks we ordered."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Centrally located, this Capital Grill is great! The food is perfect as usual and the wine flight was a nice touch. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "One of the Capital Grille's greatest virtues is its consistency at whatever location. Attentive service, very good food, extensive wine list"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "I got the sliced Filet Mignon--rare. It was very moist, tender and the flavor perfect!!! I love rare steak and they didn't overcook it. We had the lobster/crab cake appetizer--also wonderful. I will definitely return!"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "It was a pleasant experience all over. The steaks are all humungous and we had to wrap up what was left and take it home. They were appropriately cooked. The low point was the completely flavorless sorbet."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "I brought 3 clients to the restaurant and had a fantastic time, with ideal ambiance, excellent food, and impeccable service. Will definitely come back. All 3 clients raved about the restaurant."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Maybe the best for steak! Recomended! Great atendant and estruture too"
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Went here for our daughters 17th Birthday on our first night in New York!! It was AMAZING!! Service was excellent and went beyond and above all expectations!! Food was wonderfully presented and very very tasty!! Would definitely go back again ....... and again."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "We had a small corporate celebration and as usual Capital Grille stepped up to the occasion. I would like to single out the Time Life loccation as it is so completely opposite from the Chrysler Building location. Yes, the food quality is the same, but the service is subdued, but attentive, instead of rushed, the management is pleasant and welcoming, not hassled, the reservations are organized with tables seemingly always ready, as opposed to literally forcing parties to the bar area. It's like too different restaurants - and while the Chrysler location is far morre convenient for most of us, the last half dozen times, we did not even consider it!"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Great for a special dinner. Well done steak a bit over done but great taste. Service was excellent"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Celebrated our 48th Anniversary and were treated soooo well. The staff was gracious and knowledgeable and couldn't have been more professional. Our dinner was wonderful - the meat tender and done just right. They have a great price fix menu. A bargain at $40 per person. A definite place to put on your list for a steakhouse treat."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Our party of 4 was seated in a booth, quite comfortably. Our waiter was fabulous. We were not rushed at all. The food was second to none. Chilean sea bass was and steaks done to perfection. Dessert finale!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Probably one of the best meals I've ever had despite the rude, inattentive waitress with a poor attitude.....complete turn off to ever going back to this location."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I arrived on time,my friend was late. They were very nice and flexible about being seated pass out reservation time. Dinner was phenomenal! We had the shrimp cocktail and lobster crab cakes. The shrimps were huge and fresh best shrimp cocktail I ever had. My lambchops were the best I ever had too! With the cherry chutney, I couldn't get enough of it. People say capital grille it pricey,but I really believe you get what you pay for here. I think everything is reasonably priced here. I want to bring my mom and then my coworkers here now!!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I went to this Capital Grille because it was closer to me but I have to say it it was not the same as the other Capital Grille's. The meat was over cooked and the Filet Mignon my partner asked for had fat. We also couln't eat the outside part of the meat because it tasted burned. I really hope it was just this time but sadly it didn't leave a good impression."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Mozzarella was unacceptable - tasteless, tough, dry - just awful. Smoked Salmon very salty, and much too fragnant (fishy)"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "We always add one dinner at capital grill everytime we are in new york The pre theatre menu is a great choice and we have never been disappointed by the food or the service"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Excellent all around. Gabe's service at the was terrific!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Consistent on al evaluation items but a subtle difference among sites. We keep returning for items we really like and very courteous service.e"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Our waiter Edgar was outstanding. He made our anniversary dinner very special. I have told family and friends to go to the Capital Grill and ask to be seated in Edgar's area. The food and atmosphere were great too."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The best special at a fine restaurant in NYC. Appetizer, entrée and dessert for $39. The steak entrée was so big, all in our party needed a "doggy bag". Service was excellent. Recommend this pre theater special to all."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The service was outstanding from when we arrived and were seated to the meals. Great location for business."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Food and service was awesome, and always recommend this place!!!!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Excellent service, great wine list, perfect for pre Broadway show!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Quiet atmosphere. Good for the area and convenient to midtown."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We loved the post theater dinner very much. Thank you"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary choosing to have dinner at The Capital Grill. We were not disappointed, in fact the evening was everything we could have desired - great food and exceptional service. Another enjoyable experience....."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The service and food were exceptional. It was our 30 year anniversary and could not have been better. Thank-you to the staff for making it memorable."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We arrived on time and had theatre tickets with our reservation. They did not seat us for 15 minutes which made us run late. Had to send the over cooked chicken back. They did credit us. Not a good experience."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Arrived early for a 6:30 reservation and told them we had an 8 o'clock curtain. Our check (including tax and tip) was close to $200 for a mediocre meal. Salad was ordinary, fish was good, no desert. We were surprised to see the sign about pre-theater on our way out. We were handed a regular menu and never told there was a pre-theater option."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Always a solid and very good meal at Capital Grill in a reserved atmosphere where one can easily have a conversation. Varied options served professionally."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "I went to the steakhouse with my friend. Good foods. Friendly, kind services. I like them."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Food was really good. I did have to send something back that was not cooked as requested but they did it quickly and cheerfully. The waiter had checked on us as soon as our food came. Very convenient to performances at Radio City Music Hall. We would go again."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Great restaurant. Very much enjoyed dinner. Great food."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Food was very good, service was very friendly and the atmosphere is classy."
    Dined on 6/10/2014