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The Capital Grille - Fairfax

4.7
4.7
133 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse

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 350 selections awakens your inner sommelier.

Polite Notice – For the comfort of all guests and to better deliver on our promise of a refined atmosphere, proper dress is required. Thank you for not wearing: Gym attire, sweatpants, tank tops, hats, clothing with offensive language or images, exposed undergarments.

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Booked 47 times today
  • Dining style

    Elegant Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood, American

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch
    Mon–Fri 11:30 am–4:00 pm
    Dinner
    Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
    Fri 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
    Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
    Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (703) 259-5010

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Neighborhood

    Fairfax

  • Parking details

    Located in the Fair Lakes Promenade, west of Fair Oaks Mall

  • Entertainment

    null

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required

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What 133 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Washington, D.C. Area

    Special Occasion

  • Washington, D.C. Area

    Steakhouse

  • Virginia - DC Suburbs

    Special Occasion

  • Virginia - DC Suburbs

    Steakhouse

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  1. CG

    CapGrill

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food4service4ambience4

    two thumbs up! I'll be back. Good spot for business or personal dinners.

  2. LC

    LizaC

    Washington DC

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Wonderful service and excellent food

  3. M

    Misnick

    Washington DC

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This place is amazing. Jessica, our server, was awesome. So personable. She could have sat with us and enjoyed dinner and wine. I will be back.

  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service by Henri! The food was superb, atmosphere perfect!

  5. MD

    MittalD

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service and very accommodating!

  6. DD

    DD2NoVa

    Washington DC

    13 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food4service5ambience3

    Started badly but improved. Started badly with hostess(es) who seated us at the table closest to the entrance and restrooms ... despite having a reservation. Then the hostess asked if we were celebrating a birthday. When I replied no, she said she would take the decorations (sprinkles and a card) off the table. We moved to a more private booth, thankfully, and had a great waiter - Bob. He's the best waiter I've had, although I've only been to that restaurant three times. Food, wine and service were very good.

  7. AH

    AndreaH

    New York Area

    18 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on September 14, 2021

    overall4food4service2ambience5

    Food is goo

  8. T

    Thrillerscribe

    Washington DC

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on September 14, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I met a friend here for drinks and dinner and dinner and could not have been more satisfied. The service was prompt and friendly while not being intrusive. This is a welcome addition to the long list of choices for dining out in Fairfax.

  9. H

    Happymeal

    Washington DC

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic dining…. Great service as usual

  10. T

    Tommy

    Washington DC

    38 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2021

    overall4food5service3ambience4

    Meals were excellent! As for service; we felt rushed by the waitress! She brought out a meal we did not order. She "thought" that was what we ordered. She admitted that she wasn't sure, but failed to check. The meal in question was for our quests helping us celebrate our Anniversary!

  11. AP

    AllisonP

    Washington DC

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Birthday celebration

  12. R

    Rewarding

    Washington DC

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on September 11, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our dining experience was like no other and we enjoyed it to the fullest. The greeting by the hostess was warming, our server Young was exceptional and we left feeling like Family. Thank you to the entire staff at Fairfax Capital Grille and we look forward to dining there again soon.

  13. CC

    CCFoodLover

    Washington DC

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Attentive but not intrusive service, great wine choices, delicious food prepared as ordered.

  14. V

    Vlad

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Anniversary

  15. P

    Phil

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 8, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food. Excellent service. Excellent place for a special occasion.

  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    36 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on August 30, 2021

    overall3food2service2ambience3

    Don't bother. Just go to Ruth Chris around the corner

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 29, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My daughter was in town from Florida. We had an awesome experience. The chef visited our table which was very nice. Our server Zach made the night perfect. We did the Generous Pour win event. We will definitely be back. I love the Capital Grille.

  18. m

    mhouse

    Washington DC

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on August 29, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great classic dining experience. Good bar scene too. Steaks were prefect as was the service. Currently one of the best places to dine in the area

  19. f

    foodlover

    Washington DC

    58 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on August 28, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food and outstanding service

  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Capital Grille rolled out the red carpet for our 35th wedding anniversary. From the roses on the table to the complimentary champagne and dessert. The service from Soufiane (aka the General) was flawless and made the evening spectacular. You know you hit a home run when my wife says “that was the best evening we’ve had in a very long time.” She is a tough customer and Team Capital Gille nailed it.

  21. D

    Dave

    Washington DC

    23 reviews

    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent with outstanding service.

  22. CJ

    CindyJ

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We were celebrating our anniversary and this was an excellent place to do so.

  23. RE

    RENJr

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The service=, food, and wine selection were all great, Our service Camille was attentive and Eric, the wine manager, was great to chat with about the restaurant, the wine club and options. All in all we had an excellent time!

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Brooklyn , Pluni , thank you both for a wonderful Wedding Anniversary ❣️❣️ The service, the food , the drinks , the ambiance was amazing!

  25. DA

    DawnA

    Baltimore

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 26, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Hilton, our waiter made our experience perfect! The bone in filet and seared Tuna were wonderful!

  26. LJ

    LouJan

    Washington DC

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on August 26, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely setting in a 1950’s club-like setting with music of the same era. My husband had the lunch “Plate” beginning with clam chowder, and the mini-tenderloins sandwich (2) with Parmesan truffle fries. I started with a cup of the French onion soup and had the ribeye sandwich. Good wine pour and nice bourbon cocktail. We left full and happy. Not inexpensive, but totally worth it for a very special lunch.

  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 22, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This establishment is run like a well oiled machine. It is obvious that the managing partner has hired and trained top notch talent. No small detail goes unnoticed. Your every need will be addressed. I visit capital grills all over the country and this is the best run location that I found.Kudos to the entire staff.

  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 22, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Exceptional service. Nice extras as we celebrated an anniversary. Food was amazing as you would expect from Capital Grill. Meats were priced at premium but the sides we’re reasonable for a comparable steak house. Only downside of the experience was the noise. We went at 5 PM on a Sunday, so our room was filled with kids. One group had six small kids at one table and the moms ignored them and sat at a separate table. Needless to say the crying babies and smalls ones running around the room playing noisy games were a distraction. Best to stay away from the early Sunday dinner. No fault of the restaurant or staff, just some inconsiderate parents (4 couples) with enough money to have an informal meal out with all the little ones in tow (2 babies and 4 runners).

  29. SS

    SharonS

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2021

    overall3food3service2ambience3

    We were directed to a table rather than the booth I specifically reserved for a very special occasion. Eventually, they made it right. Waiter was extremely difficult to understand due to a thick accent and his voice being muffled by his mask. Rather than letting us make our menu choices, he was quite pushy that we order his suggestions. Service was below fair and food was only mediocre. Our bill, including tip, was $600. for 3 people. Though I had stated so when I made online reservation, no acknowledgement of the special occasional we were celebrating was ever mentioned, nor a complimentary dessert offered. This was our second time dining at the Capital Grille in Fairfax, VA. Our first experience wasn’t stellar either. We don’t intend to return.

  30. B

    Bonnie

    Washington DC

    39 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on August 19, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This is my "go to" restaurant for fine dining close to my office & home. Always great!~

  31. MB

    MrsB

    Phoenix

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 18, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything was amazing! Great restaurant for a romantic evening…

  32. SY

    SandraY

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 17, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything was delicious and always excellent service!

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 16, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My friends 80th birthday!

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2021

    overall1food5service1ambience1

    Worst service ever. Condescending. Opened three bottles of wine.. none was offered to taste before.. she just poured on.. pouring pinot into Bordeaux glasses, or is that the new covid normal?! Main course arrived and we were still seating there with dirty app plates and silverware.. not having steak knives for our steaks at a steakhouse until we ask?!? Too bad because the ribeye was cooked to perfection

  35. MW

    MaplesWill

    Washington DC

    45 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    We didn’t enjoy our initial visit. The restaurant had only recently opened and both the food and service weren’t up to our expectations for the Capital Grille brand. However, this time, our steaks were prepared perfectly, were very flavorful and the service was impeccable. We provided our candid input after our first visit. They clearly improved.

  36. RS

    RonS

    Naples

    65 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    65 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2021

    overall4food5service4ambience5

    The first visit for our party of six. We were seated in a very private dining area which made the evening wonderful to communicate with our friends. The other areas of the restaurant were very loud. After a few hiccups with side orders and getting our bills correct we left with a feeling of a great experience

  37. AH

    AllenH

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    First dining experience was for our 39th wedding anniversary and the team made us feel welcome and special to include an anniversary card at the table for us. We both ordered steaks and the entire meal was prepared to perfection - perhaps the single best restaurant prepared meal we have ever had. We will make Capital Grille our steak and special occasion restaurant!

  38. c

    cindy

    Washington DC

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The lunch at the Fairfax Capital Grille is a great value -- gourmet food at a reasonable price in a beautifully decorated venue. Service perfect -- attentive and knowledgeable.

  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 13, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Shantell and Henry are amazing! They made sure everything about our visit was great. Food was as requested, served with proper spacing between course and delicious!

  40. E

    Enjoyed

    Washington DC

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service!

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The Capital Grille - Fairfax is rated 4.7 stars by 133 OpenTable diners

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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Booked 47 times today
Google Map for The Capital Grille - Fairfax

12169 Fair Lakes Promenade Dr Fairfax, VA 22033-3979

  • Neighborhood

    Fairfax

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch
    Mon–Fri 11:30 am–4:00 pm
    Dinner
    Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
    Fri 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
    Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
    Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood, American

  • Dining style

    Elegant Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Located in the Fair Lakes Promenade, west of Fair Oaks Mall

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Entertainment

    null

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

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