The Capital Grille - Scottsdale
The Capital Grille - Scottsdale

The Capital Grille - Scottsdale

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/
  • Phone: 4803481700
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:00am – 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday – Saturday: 5:00pm – 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Travis Garner
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wine
  • Special Events: For group dining or other special events, please contact Linda Kammeyer at 480-348-1700.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is complimentary.
A word from The Capital Grille - Scottsdale
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 Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
The Capital Grille - Scottsdale reviews from OpenTable diners
99 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.7
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (83)notable wine list (56)romantic (55)fit for foodies (47)good for groups (25)great for lunch (20)neighborhood gem (20)vibrant bar scene (10)great for outdoor dining (10)hot spot (9)kid-friendly (4)great for brunch (3)late-night find (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Anniversary Dinner
    DaveHVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We were greeted by name and seated promptly at a table set with rose petals and a greeting card to celebrate our anniversary. The mozzarella, tomato and basil salad was superb as was the lobster bisque. The steaks were juicy, cooked to order and full of flavor. However, my one disappointment of the entire evening was the charring on the outside of the steaks. There is a difference between searing and charring and the thick coating of black on the steaks detracted from the overall quality of the meat. Our side dish was the creamed corn which was firm well-seasoned and with a nice balance of corn and sauce. We received complimentary celebratory cheesecake and chocolate cake on an anniversary plate with complimentary champagne. Truly memorable
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved it!
    TobyVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Loved our dinner at the Capital Grille. Very nice ambiance, impeccable service and delicious, creative menu. We have to "tip our hat" to Janet, our server. She was so approachable, professional and perceptive. I was a bit cold. Janet realized it and brought me a pashmina and. caringly. put it around me. Wanted to take her home!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Favorite steakhouse
    Tbyrd
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    I dined at Capital Grille and thoroughly enjoyed it!! The waiter, Kevin, remembered me from my last visit which was amazing! He made me feel comfortable and very welcome. The dinner was paced very well. The filet was very tender and didn't need a steak knife to cut it! This is my favorite steakhouse for special occasions! I will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Hidden Gem
    Suann
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Business casual dining. Service tremendous by Michael K. The steaks we had melted in your mouth. Garlic mashed and asparagus with a devine bread basket. Definitely a place to return too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week Adventure
    WorldTraveler
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    1st time at this location. Decided to try for restaurant week. 3 of us order steak (2 sirloin, 1 filet). 4th ordered salmon. All food presented well. Except for the fact that the Kona coating on the sirloins was a bit salty, all meals properly cooked. Desert a bit disappointing. Overall, for the cost, a satisfying evening. Excellent service and we never felt rushed to leave.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointing
    lovetoeat
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Capital Grille has been our go-to place for celebrations for years. Sadly, the quality of the steaks has diminished, the salad and bread were not as fresh as in the past. We will look for other places to celebrate.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great night
    DJN1VIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The food was great, ambiance perfect and the service was even better.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JohnVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    THere's no restaurant in the Phoenix area that can beat Capital Grille for their food and service.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Steak. Everything else fair.
    DonB
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Started with steak tartare. Presentation was horrible. Stacked up like a birthday cake on a ton of capers and difficult to fork onto the bread. Speaking of the bread that came with it.... inedible...kind of chewy like old leather; finally asked the waiter for some pita chips. Stay away from the steak tartare. Ordered the Porterhouse medium rare and it was great. Cooked to perfection, tender and tasty. The sides: sauteed spinach- huge chunks of garlic; potatoes au gratin: tasty but so rich that one can only eat a few bites.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • kartgranny
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Awesome birthday celebration! Everything was perfect, food, ambiance, service so very very nice. Thank you Capital Grille!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience
    CulinaryGenius
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We would definitely go back to TCG. Enjoyed the food and ambience. Just wish it was genuine décor and not faux.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Another exquisite dining experience
    DiningouteverynightVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    As always - service was exceptional, the food outstanding and the experience memorable. The Capital Grille in Scottsdale is simply three cuts above all other Scottsdale restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great service OK Food
    WindycityDave
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I thought the service was great. But the food was over priced and over cooked. We had a very disappointing Ceasar salad, an ok Lobster and a very over done Filet. I thought the sides were excellent !!!! Would not go back, way overpriced!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • awesome
    DJN1VIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Reservation was perfect, we got our favorite waiter too. The food was fantastic, the wine pairings were great and the Service was awesome!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfection
    TLB007CA
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    My husband looked at open table to book our reservation and saw a photo of a lobster roll and make the reservation. Even though it was 20 minutes away from Camelback, I was so looking forward to my lobster roll. I ordered a cocktail of which they did not have, then when I ordered the lobster roll, the waiter said "we don't have lobster rolls". He could tell that I was quite obviously "not happy", so he had another (more senior) waiter come over and explain that they DO have them but just at lunch, but not to worry, he would go check with the chef. I'll skip the long story and say that I asked to speak with the chef, he came out and I gave him a HUGE hug and thanked him profusely for making me the BEST LOBSTER ROLL THIS SIDE OF MAINE!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beat the Heat Menu
    wellnessrnVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The Beat the Heat menu was great. More than enough food for a great price. Wish it was continuing.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Happy
    PleasedVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    As usual, a happy and satisfying experience at Capital Grille. Great food, service, and environment. We'll keep coming back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Another stellar meal
    foodiefromAZ
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We enjoyed everything about our meal. The staff at the north Scottsdale location is outstanding, the food was made perfectly ( especially the doneness of the steaks), and the desserts are to die for. The cheesecake with the caramelized top is delicious. This years generous pour selection is outstanding, and we will be ordering a couple of the reds again. This continues to be one of our favorites!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Consistant
    ToolsVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This is a good typical steak house. They have wine specials occasionally which appeals to us and they are in our neighborhood. Service has always been good also. The restaurant is large enough to accommodate a quieter table.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JohnVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We eat out 3 times a week, and you can't find a better restaurant than Capital Grille. It's all outstanding!!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SuzyScottsdaleVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    What a wonderful evening. Celebrated our anniversary and could not have picked a more perfect place! Food, service, atmosphere were all great!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bad Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I ordered fish. It lacked seasoning and asked to have it well done. It was not cooked well done. I asked to have it well down the second time and came burned. They suck in seafood. The lamb chops were horrible this time as well. They waiter hardly paid any attention to us.
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  • Great meal
    MarkD
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Took my family to Capital Grille while on vacation. It was a great experience andyhelids really enjoyed it.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time being disappointed
    wellnessrnVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We have always loved Capital Grill but this was the first time that I have gotten a steak that was less then desirable. I ordered the Dry-Aged Porterhouse and although the filet side was good the strip side was over-cooked and tough. Not at all to the quality you would expect from Capital Grill or a dry-aged steak. Considering the $47.00 price tag I would not recommend ordering this steak.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The best Arizona has to offer
    JANDT
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    WE celebrated our sons birthday who was visiting with our grandson from nj who is 3 1/2. All 4 of us had a delightful evening with filet mignon and sirloin steaks which are simply the best of the best. The lobster Mac and cheese is a perfect compliment and scrumptious as well. Shrimp cocktail appetizers along with the best ever calamari every time everything and ambiance is perfect. Making special occasions extra special with impeccable service
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Generous Pour!
    ChrisVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We invited two other couples and we had a wonderful dinner on Saturday night. We all participated in The Generous Pour and were offered a choice of 7 different wines for the evening for $25 per person. The wines were well chosen and we really enjoyed them. Our waiter was very knowledgeable about wine and took great care of us. My husband and I shared the Kona Rubbed Sirloin and some sides, and it was just perfect. Everyone had a great meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nprmarquesa
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    The Capital Grille is our favorite restaurant for special occasions. The food is consistently wonderful, great wine list and impeccable service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great experience
    DJN1VIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Service was great, food was excellent and ambiance was better! A great time!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noogie8
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    I always enjoy Capital Grille. The food is great, and the atmosphere is appealling. It's great for entertaining someone else or corporate meetings. It doesn't have a romantic feel to me but I eat there with my husband all the time. I love that they cook my food exactly the way I want. I also appreciate that my dad liked his steak when I took him there for Father's Day since he is a butcher! I always had good meet so it made me feel good that dad liked it too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    My husband and I went to The Capital Grille to celebrate our first wedding anniversary. When we arrived, my husband mentioned that it was our anniversary. When we were seated, they had decorated our table with rose petals and hearts. Also, our server was very attentive. The food was excellent..I had the filet mignon and my husband had the sirloin steak. We also had lobster and crab cakes as an appetizer, which were delicious. At the end of the meal, the waiter brought us a lovely dessert on the house, two complimentary glasses of champagne, and took a picture of us with their camera and mounted it on a card for us. They definitely made us feel very special, and it was a memorable anniversary, thanks to The Capital Grille!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    DJN1VIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The service was fantastic, the food was wonderful and the ambiance was great. The Generous Pour is on and we love this time of year at the Capital Grille!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SIMPLY THE BEST OF THE BEST
    JANDT
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    What else can Ed say other than the best capital grille of them all. The best fillet mignon and crab legs combo even the leftovers the next day made you want to go back. The lobster Mack and cheese simply perfect with the filet. The roses on the table and the complimentary champagne and cheese cake desert priceless. What a simply wonderful 6th wedding anniversary evening. Very special as were the waitress And the staff from the moment you walk in and the good evening on the way out the door. We will return whenever we want the best of everything. Couldn't have enjoyed it more. Thankyou all!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding!
    DarrylVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Capital Grille is the BEST for Steak quality. Have tried numerous other Top line steak houses across the country including Capital Grille and NONE can Duplicate!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Larry
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Wonderful dinner and great wine selection. Love the decor featuring paintings of famous Arizonans.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Night at Capital Grille
    AZBobVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Eric Lewis explained the menu and gave us a detailed description of each wine in the Generous Pour promotion. The lobster bisque was delicious and our steaks were tender, tasty and done right.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic Time
    Boblinda
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    It was my wife's birthday and from the moment we arrived there service and attention to her (and us) was super. Our server was so professional and attentive, it was amazing. I think her name was Emma (I'm not good with names).
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Superb!
    cpinaz
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    As always, every detail of our dinner at Capital Grille was perfect. The wine, the food, the ambience, and the ever-extraordinary service made our anniversary celebration another delightful one. We love to go there for special occasions because the food and wine always exceed our expectations and they always add complimentary little extras that put the evening right over the top. But, to be honest, we never need an excuse. I recommend this establishment without hesitation or reservation to all of our friends with a love of superb food and wine and an appreciation for truly outstanding service. Go. You won't regret it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • carlos lantana
    beefeaters
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Great steaks and desserts all around. Please don't try this at home...professional drivers, closed course.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Our entire experience for my friends birthday luncheon at the Capital Grille was absolutely lovely, fantastic! They were so attentive and did many "extra" things to make her day special; free champagne toast, rose petals sprinkled on the table, took a photo of our group and gave everyone a copy and finally, an amazing sweet desert that said "happy Birthday"!!! Awesome!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Pleased
    wellnessrnVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Another great dinner with great service at Capital Grill. We had a combination of different menu items from the bar menu to items to share. All delicious. The Lollipop Lamb Chops on the bar menu are a great choice especially if you are looking for a lighter dinner. You get four lamb chops that are perfectly prepared and absolutely delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet