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The Capital Grille - Tampa
The Capital Grille - Tampa
  • Address:
    2223 North Westshore Blvd.
    International Plaza
    Tampa, FL 33607
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $50 and over

The Capital Grille - Tampa Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecapitalgrille.com
  • Phone: (813) 830-9433
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday – Saturday: 11:30am – 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Monday – Thursday: 4:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm -11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: James Shields
  • 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 & Promotions: For group dining or other special events, please contact the Sales Manager today.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Boy Scout
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking offered at Bay Street entrance. Self parking available in mall parking lot.
A word from The Capital Grille - Tampa
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. Located in the International Plaza.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "My wife and I went once again. Our previous experience had a few bumps and the Managing Director asked us to return. The service, food and attentiveness made for a great experience - the kind of experience we always look forward to when making a reservation at any Capital Grille. They also surprised us with some additional goodies, making our evening all that much better. We will definitely 'talk it up' about our experience, recommend it to friends, and certainly return."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "My wife and I both had the sliced Filet Mignon and absolutely loved it. We also really enjoyed the Generous Pour wine special."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Thank you for another wonderful anniversary dinner. We love enjoying the Generous Pour every July and love the fact that it coincides with our annversary. Our server, Dana H., was wonderful. She helped us with our dining choices and they were perfect."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Always a wonderful meal! Our server Terry is always so professional & attentive! Makes our evening a pleasure! Only issue was the AC vent that was so powerful & cold that we had to change seats & made for a little issue for the person it was hitting! Noticed the table next to us had to play musical chairs too!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We always enjoy a lunch or Dinner at the Capital.. We would also say that Shaun the bartender is our go to service person here. He is the bartender so if he is working the bar we eat at the bar.. He is worth it for sure!! He has a great attiontion to detial always pleasent and looking for some little way to make our experiance better.. The food is good so if your reading this try it out you wont be dissapointed. We eat here a lot and Shaun is worht checking out as well!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Clearly the Capital Grill is one of the best in the country and a personal favorite for our family."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Great business luncheon place. Server Yee Tar Zee is great."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Consistent, wonderfully prepared food. Service is welcoming and thorough."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "We had a guest that wished to discuss some business and we had the perfect, quiet table for such a meeting and meal. Danielle was professional and efficient as always, totally unobtrusive as she timed the dishes so that the meal did not interrupt the business discussion. The special surf and turf was incredibly tasty and filling, as was the wonderful dessert which my husband loves so much - the flourless chocolate cappuccino cake - what a delight to see him enjoy this treat! As always, The Capital Grille performed as perfectly as always, and as always, will have us as loyal customers. Thank you for being here and for your talented staff."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We were all from out of town and decided to meet at Capital Grille for dinner. We were seated immediately at our reserved time. We were given appropriate time by the wait staff to talk before we preserved our entrees. Wine selection was outstanding. The dry run steaks were cooked perfectly. I had the halibut which was thick but flakey. Would go back."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Made our reservation on Open Table's app for my best friends birthday and in the comment section I mentioned we'd be celebrating her birthday. When we arrived we were escorted to our table. They had the table decorated with confetti, a rose, and a birthday card for Catie. We also were given a complimentary champagne tost and desert for the birthday girl, which we all shared. To top off our experience the wait staff was amazing!!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Starting with our server greeting us by name to the amazing dinner, our entire experience was outstanding! We actually shared and appetizer, salad and dinner and still took home leftovers. Highly recommend The Capital Grille to anyone!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Had lunch with my friend last week. The waiter, Chris, was very attentive and the manager, Ken, came over several times to see if we were doing OK. The food was fantastic and we will frequent this lovely restaurant again and again. I highly recommend it."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "The wait staff was attentive and efficient. They allowed us to talk business and did not interrupt. We had a great lunch and were able to conductr our business that is why I use your restaurants nationwide when I travel."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Roses at table for Anniversary was an unexpected wonderful touch. Michael our server was excellent!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I have eaten here before and it was excellent, but not so today. The well done meat was burnt - that is more than well done. It was barely edible. The plate was delivered to another table first and then the person who brought it from the kitchen did not understand why I saw that as a problem. I felt that he should have taken it back."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The food and drinks are always great. Service is attentive without being interruptive. Shaun our waiter was great too."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Everything is always perfect. Best lobster macoroni and cheese and Fliet mignon was cooked flawlessly"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "This restaurant is among the best! A little too pricey for most but a step above for others."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The Capitol Grill was fantastic. Food, dessert and service were impeccable!!! Very romantic and historic atmosphere. Everyone needs to experience this restaurant at least once."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Our wine choice was great as were the salads. The bone-in fillet was underdone, went back to the kitchen and came out overdone. The other fillet was medium; slightly overdone for medium-rare. We have been to this Capital Grill before and know it can be great. The Manager took the entrees off the bill - which was appreciated. We will go back again when traveling through TPA."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This restaurant tops the list for having a great dining experience with friends or on a date!"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "One thing we can always count on is a wonderful dining experience at The Capital Grille in Tampa. Service is always attentive and professional - but friendly and warm, as well. The food has always been perfectly prepared and this time was no different - perhaps that is why it is one of our favorite places: dependable fine dining. The chicken confit was beautifully prepared and with the potatoes and wine, we felt as if we were in Paris. The shrimp cocktail showcased gigantic and perfectly cooked shellfish, and the ending . . . oh, what an ending! I love the flourless chocolate espresso cake - all in all, a perfect, quiet, romantic dinner to start the week. Highly recommended restaurant."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "The lobby staff was most gracious and welcoming. Our waiter was outstanding. Had a great personality, very attentive. Food was excellently prepared, delicious, and well presented. Thank you."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We have dined at Capital Grill many times over the years. It never disappoints. The appetizer selection is broad, as is the entree menu. Our steak and lamb was grilled perfectly. The wait staff is always attentive but not intrusive. We love Capital Grill because we can always expect a wonderful meal with excellent service."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Every two to three months my three buddies and I have "Boys Night Out". Invariably it always is at the Capital Grille. One of my buddies loves the Grand Plateau as an appetizer which is really great and plenty enough for four people. Another friend orders the Parmesan Truffle Fries, I order either the Clam Chowder or the Lobster Bisque (best in town!). For entrees we usually order at least one three pound lobster and fish and or beef. One of my friends always orders the Delmonico Steak. It is the only steak he eats! I have been to all restaurants in Tampa that serve lobster. Yours is the best in town! Your food mixed drinks are very good! The four of us are always looking forward to "boys Night Out" at the Capital Grille. ;-)"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Steaks were not as good as have had previously there. Filet last time was so good melted in mouth, not this time. Husband ordered medium well, more on well side and came out rare. Fries were excellent"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "We have always liked the Capital Grille, but they have recently expanded their menu and it is an improvement. This is one of our favorite places,"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "The Kona crusted filet in shallot butter is the BEST filet I have ever had! The lobster MAC and cheese was also amazing!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The Capital Grille does everything right - food, atmosphere, service!"
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "We had my welcome home dinner here after a long road trip and was not disappointed - surprise! I have never been disappointed here and having Danielle as our efficient and friendly waitress is always a treat. The bone-in filet was scrumptious, as were the potatoes, the wine and to finish: the most delicate flourless chocolate cake anywhere! A wonderful place to celebrate every day - no need for a "special" occassion - here, they are all special."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Compared to nearby restaurants in a similar price range (very expensive), this will not be one I recommend in the future. The menu is quite limited and the portions are huge. I suppose if I were dining with a friend and could split an entree it might work, but that was not my situation this time. For the price, I felt the service was not particularly attentive. And the restaurant is dimly-lit with closed blinds, so pretty much feels like a steak house. That said, though, the halibut I ordered was quite well-prepared, but of course I could not finish it."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "The staff was outstanding and the meal prepared perfect. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Dined on Mother's Day and the experience was excellent. We had requested a booth on the reservation and were accommodated. Server was very attentive and helpful. One of the steaks ordered was grilled too rare to our liking. The server quickly returned it to the kitchen and it was brought back out to our table cooked perfectly! Great place for a delicious steak!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I’ve been to the Capital Grille a couple of times at different locations. Their food and service is always exceptional. On this occasion in Tampa, they overcooked my steak. I made our waiter aware of the mistake and he promptly apologized, removed my meal and made sure that the mistake was corrected. The manager then arrived at my table and also apologized. I respect Capital Grille for acknowledging their mistake and correcting it without minimizing the issue or the customer."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Our first visit was for Mother's Day brunch and everything was excellent (food, service, atmosphere). Very family friendly too! Can't wait to take my wife back for a romantic dinner date!!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Ambiance was great, tables nicely spaced apart as you don't feel cramped, service was impeccable, food was cooked perfectly as ordered and the presentation was awesom. My second time to this location while visiting Tampa, and I will definitely make a return visit."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We are'nt regulars but do eat for our birthdays and wedding anniversary, year after year. Some fairly responsibly priced wines on the list. Steaks are top grade along with the lamb chops. Service always makes it a special occasion."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "It was wonderful as usual!!!!The food was great and our server was a real pleasure. It made our Anniversayr just wonderful"
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "As always..Capital Grille takes care of special occasions..cards confetti champagne toast and special dessert..awesome evenimg!!"
    Dined on 5/3/2014