About The Capital Grille - Baltimore

You are cordially invited to be wined, dined, and dazzled at The Capital Grille. Enjoy nationally renowned steaks — dry aged and hand-cut on premises by the restaurant's own butchers — the freshest of seafood, creative sides, and irresistible desserts prepared on-site every day. All accompanied by an acclaimed wine list, carefully curated by The Capital Grille's Sommelier, featuring more than 350 labels from around the world. Experience gracious, anticipatory service in the comfortable, sophisticated dining room, or host a flawless event in a private dining room appointed with a full complement of state-of-the-art media technology. A memorable evening or afternoon of fine dining awaits at The Capital Grille.

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500 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm – 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00 pm.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(443) 703-4064

Website:
http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/

Parking Details:
Valet parking for dinner only, beginning at 5:00pm. Sunday valet parking begins at 4:00pm.

Monday - Friday (lunch): we offer a $2 discount from Lockwood garage; total cost is based on parking garage rates and length of time in the lot.

Executive Chef:
Matthew B. Jaffe

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

Special Events & Promotions:
For group dining or other special events, please contact the Sales Manager today.

Private Dining

The Capital Grille offers private dining accommodations for up to 50 guests. From making formal business proposals to making toasts with a gathering of friends, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private event.

The Capital Grille - Baltimore Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (66)
Good for a Date (58)
Good for Anniversaries (52)
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Business Meals (46)
Romantic (41)
Good for Birthdays (36)
Good for Groups (28)
Fit for Foodies (27)
Notable Wine List (27)
Worth the Drive (24)
Quiet Conversation (24)
Great for Lunch (20)
Pre/post Theatre (15)
Bar Seating (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Happy Hour (12)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Waterfront (11)
Cozy (9)
Comfort Food (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
People Watching (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Authentic (6)
Fun (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Seasonal (6)
Casual (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Scenic View (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Local Ingredients (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great Beer (1)
Healthy (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 20 hours ago

We always love Capital Grill but this time our steaks were not hot. We have never had any problems before so maybe it was just an off night.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined 3 days ago

Not impressed... the parking situation had me mad because there was no valet. Then the sat me and my mother way back in the corner where their staff runs in and out of this door which made things very unpleasing because we pasted plenty of tables and booths... the noise level was higher than expected... the steak was bland... im not goin back. The things i liked was the manager and my waiter i this his name was eric

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

Great Pittsburgh Porterhouse Steak. Perfectly cooked. Layne, my waitress, although new to the business handled all as a long time pro. Personable and highly efficient. Would recommend she be requested

Tags: Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

Anniversary

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 5 days ago

Disappointed that we had to wait 15 minutes past our reservation time to get a table

And this after I had to start pestering the hostess that we’ve been waiting. I honestly think that she would have just kept us waiting had I not said something because she was seating other people that came in after us who had later reservations. Very poor job of the people at the host area

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 5 days ago

What a great Valentine , Capital Grille was outstanding , I should add that it always is , Tonight our ServerMarcus was very good
With it being a very busy night , He was very nice never felt rushed and everything came out perfect .
Very nice Valet Staff also very helpful

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 5 days ago

I took my wife there for dinner on Valentine's day which was also my wife's birthday. We both ordered one of the specials which was a filet and crab cake. Both of us ordered for the filet to be cooked medium. I had just began to cut into mine when a manager came by to asked if everything was OK, and I said yes. However, when I cut deeper into my filet, the inside was completely raw. I ate the edges, but could not eat the inside part. By the time this had happened, the dinner was over for me because I didn't want interrupt the flow while my filet was further cooked.

It is too bad, after spending a good amount of money for a special occasion, it was ruined for me.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

This is one of my go to restaurants when traveling because of the consistency with the service, the quality of food, and great wine selection. Makes business travel a little more pleasant.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

I must say this was one of the best experiences I've ever had eating out. The atmosphere was inviting and the staff was amazing. Our waitress Elissa was amazing. She was very knowledgeable and very friendly with a very warm and inviting personality. The managers James was very cheerful. This was an excellent first experience and I would definitely recommend to anyone.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Had arranged for a Special Birthday Celebration for my Wife with my Immediate Family . Wanted a Round Table that would seat a Party of 8. Not only did the Capital Grill come through, but sat us in a Private Area, that turned out to be perfect. Not only was the Food Outstanding, the Service was Extraordinary . Ken K. , our Waiter , catered to all of my Family's request and truly made my Wife feel like a Queen, from Start to Finish. He Suggested a Signature Cocktail to Start and guided us through the Menu of Specials and found the Perfect "Lobster" Dish which is my wife's favorite. The Steaks and Chops were prepared perfectly , and served promptly. Sides were Great, Too!!! Ken topped off the Evening with a Special Dessert , and even took a Family Picture of us as a Special Remembrance and his personal Gift!

Capital Grill lived up to its Reputation, and Provided exactly what I wanted , for my Wife.
We will be Back!!!

Tags: Casual, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Waterfront, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We made reservations for my wife's birthday and there were 8 of us. We were seated almost immediately and they sprinkled confetti balloons on the table and gave her a birthday card. The waiter was very polite and explained everything on the menu and what was available off menu. I never had to ask them to refill my water glass and the timing of the appetizers to salad to entre was perfect. The filet was very good, I could not cook one like that, but I was not impressed. The ambiance was perfect. Very rich atmosphere, almost Victorian. overall I would give the Capitol Grill a 4.5, maybe next time I will try the Porterhouse which my friend got and was raving about.

Tags: Good for a Date, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Early Valentines Dinner in the Harbor. Everything was delicious, our server Jackie was fantastic. We ordered an appetizer that we did not care for and without a blink they took it off the bill. Hands down one of my favorite places.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Capital Grill never disappoints. Best steaks in Baltimore, and service was outstanding. Josh was our server, and he was great.

Tags: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Overall our visit was awesome. Unfortunately the restaurant ran 45 minutes behind even so we had reservations. Service was wonderful and the food was excellent. My husbands steak was over cooked but in no time the fixed it.

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating
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 (Baton Rouge)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Professional, courteous, efficient and the food was outstanding. This was my first visit but it will not be my last. Believe the hype!

Tags: People Watching, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 8, 2018

always a great meal. steaks were cooked to perfection and the lobster tail was excellent!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Our server Mark was fantastic. The food apps-desert was excellent.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Wonderful, as always! We come here for special occasions and Capital Grille never disappoints!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The restaurant was far noisier than expected. We expected fine dining in a quiet setting and it was very loud with a rambunctious and drunk crowd. Given the cost of the food I probably won’t go back because I can get a quieter experience at Outback with 1/3 of the cost. Food was delicious, but I prefer a quiet setting with food that good.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Overall it was a nice experience. One of our party members has dietary restrictions and Capital Grill was accommodating by giving carrots and onions on the side. We celebrated our mom’s birthday and they made it special for her with a little cake, framed photo and some confetti.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Service was excellent. Steaks were perfectly cooked. Great for a special date night.

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 (Panama)·Dined on January 30, 2018

This is one of our favorite Capital Grille locations. The staff, meal and ambiance were absolutely amazing.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 29, 2018

The atmosphere was great for dinner and date with my wife. both my wife and myself enjoyed our waiter the only problem was it was to many peppercorns on my steak

Tags: Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great Food Great Service, Lovely Atmosphere.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 27, 2018

A wonderful experience at the Capital Grille, as usual! Though I was underwhelmed by my Caesar salad and the tepid, flavorless butter for my lobster tail, I find it nearly impossible to find fault anywhere else. The service is always above and beyond; welcoming without being pushy and an integral part of the warm, clubby atmosphere. We all enjoyed our visit and had a wonderful evening. Thanks!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Table ready when we arrived, prompt and courteous service, delicious food. Great vibe. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Romantic, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 27, 2018

As always had a wonderful experience! Food was exceptional!! Filet was melt in your mouth tender!! Service was outstanding!!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Excellent, personal service... Very good food...
I would recommend Capital Grille to anyone...

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 (Richmond)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Our server Ken was incredible. Our table was celebrating a promotion and he made sure to make us feel special the entire evening! Wonderful service.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Birthday ! Amazing ! Do it!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 22, 2018

A great place to celebrate any special occasion! The food and the service were both excellent!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 21, 2018

My husband and I went to Capital Grille for our anniversary and had a great time! The staff went above and beyond to recognize the occasion for us -- they even took a photo and framed it for us. Delicious food, some of the best steak I've ever had.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Authentic, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Food was good. They didn’t have the wine I wanted, but the replacement they gave me was wonderful (I’ll be in the hunt for it). Desert was ok.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 21, 2018

We've and still love their professionalism among their staff members and you will too. Food doesn't disappoint and solidly repeatedly good. A great place for special events or entertaining clients, for the consistency alone!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Our waiter Carlos misinformed us of the menu, and we did not get more bread when we requested. When the entrees came, he didn’t offers us fresh ground peppers and he was no where to be found. We have been to the Capital Grille in Baltimore numerous time, it was one of our favorites. We even brought our staff here for our annual Christmas party 2017. This was our first time we were not satisfied w the service.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Awesome setting ! Great for a date night! Food was prepared in a timely fashion , portion size was great the sides are large enou To feed two ppl! Great restaurant, would go again!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The food and drinks were outstanding. Had the filet. It was cooked perfectly. Our server, Jackie, was fantastic! She had incredible knowledge of the offerings and was so attentive and friendly.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Terrific waiter. Great table. Delicious food. Only issue: ordered filet medium, it came out closer to rare. I mentioned it, the waiter agreed without a question & took it back to the kitchen. They came back minutes later with the EXACT piece of meat again (with the pieces cut off I had already cut) and said check again. It had obviously just been heated up again slightly as was marginally closer to medium. Regardless, seems like a potential health code issue placing already cut meat back on the grill.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 19, 2018

I took my daughter out to dinner at the Capital Grille in Baltimore for restaurant week. I had never been there. Everything from the hostess at the front door, to the server Katie, to the manager stopping by our table to see how everything was, was outstanding. The only thing we didn't love were the grilled shrimp that were on offer on top of the Filet Mignon for an extra $10.00. They were described as jumbo, they were not, and they were undercooked, rubbery and tasteless. When we told our waitress, she didn't even blink, she just said they would be taken off of the bill. We got an order of truffle fries, something I have never tasted, they were unbelievable. I would go back just for those! I also had the wedge salad with blue cheese dressing, some bacon chunks (small) with some heirloom tomatoes. I don't like blue cheese, but this was sooooo good, I could have licked the plate. My daughter got the Cesar salad and she felt the same way I did. She also got the Filet Mignon, perfectly cooked medium rare, cut like butter, and I got the New York strip, also cooked perfectly. Overall it was a wonderful meal and I will definitely return!! I have already told many friends and family about our experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Rarely disappoints. Very good this evening and a great price with restaurant w eek

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