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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
    Midtown West
  • Cuisine:
    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.comContinued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Quiet atmosphere. Good for the area and convenient to midtown."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "The food and the service was amazing. The server was able to answer every question we had and was very friendly. The food was cooked perfectly. The value for the food is amazing too. Left full and not broke"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "We were really impressed by the service. Thank you!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "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
  • "Excellent service, great wine list, perfect for pre Broadway show!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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 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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "I went to the steakhouse with my friend. Good foods. Friendly, kind services. I like them."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "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
  • "Had the pre-theater dinner- again! Great deal- great food, great price, great location for the theater. The lamb chops were outstanding! Waitstaff very accommodating."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Everyone at Capital Grille did everything in their power to make our friends birthday special, from the beautifully decorated table, to the special birthday dessert at the end! Thank you!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "This restaurant meets all my criterias--great food, nice atmosphere, good service, and good value. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "From start to finish, this place is first class! Friendly hosts & knowledgeable wait staff discreetly & expertly honored reservation requests. Cozy dark wood paneled booth, Pre-Theater Menu only & birthday candled dessert finale. The food was the best in traditional steakhouse fare & wonderfully prepared. Great wine list, too. Perfect timing of all four courses had us feeling pampered, not rushed. The entire evening was perfect thanks to a finely tuned staff!"
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "Great service, nice presentation and delicious food. We tried the sliced filet and the kona and both were very good. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Went here for our anniversary dinner before a broadway show- thank you Tracy for making it so special for us! Complimentary champagne toast and photo with frame such a nice touch! Food was excellent- we will definitely return!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Fantastic food, fabulous service. Everything was perfect, from changing the napkins to black to match our outfits so linen wouldn't come off to the handwritten birthday card and confetti on the table. Would absolutely come back. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "If you are in the mood for steak, you will enjoy this restaurant. Our waitress, Hannah, is super kind and attentive. The restaurant is very popular and busy as the evening became later. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "great for a family celebration after an event at Radio City MH"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Nice place for business lunch or dinner. Staff is professional and attentive. Food is quite good without being outstanding, so if you're a foodie for steak there are better options. "
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We have dined here pre-theater many times. Always good- Food and service are consistently excellent. Very accommodating restaurant. Pre theater menu is terrific. (so is the regular menu- but if you are in time for the pre-theater it is a great value!). Wine list is extensive, with every price range."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We were a party of seven...so not that big. We had two servers...but the service was slow, our food came out somewhat warm and espresso came out room temperature. This was my first experience at capital grille and believe it to be my last. I paid fifty dollars for a steak that based on the quality and presentation I could have easily gotten for half. I expected higher quality service and food very disappointed."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We gave it a try based on very positive internet reviews. Our group of 9 (5 of us in the hotel and restaurant business) had a wonderful lunch celebrating my daughter's graduation. The menu and wine list were very fairly priced for the location and the food was excellent. The exceptional service we received drove the experience over the top! Also, for our group we had a private room with a large round table."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "The lighting is not appropriate. It is way too dark to even read the menu and see what you are eating"
    Dined on 5/23/2014