The Capital Grille - Baltimore

4.7
2490 reviews
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$50 and over
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Steakhouse
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.

Join us for Wagyu & Wine in the lounge, now through November 18, to experience a pairing 633 years in the making.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
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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.

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Phone number
(443) 703-4064
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Matthew B. Jaffe
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Neighborhood
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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.
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Special events & promotions
For group dining or other special events, please contact the Sales Manager today.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

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.

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What 2490 People Are Saying
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Washington DC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 3

I usually love the food at The Capital Grille, but was very disappointed in the food today. They changed the chicken and the salad itself and it was just not good.

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KP
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time going and it was great ! Highly recommend.

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D
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff at Capitol Grille Baltimore went above and beyond to make my fiancé and I feel special for our anniversary. The service, drinks and food were all impecable. We’ve decided to celebrate every anniversary from here on out at this fine establishment. I can’t sing high enough praises to this location and their staff. This is a MUST for fine dining in Baltimore.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding........prefect to all Details for your dining experience.

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K
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service are impeccable. The wine list is also amazing.

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N
Washington DC
70 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our server, Layne, was really great, as usual. She gives excellent service, is friendly, knowledgeable and right on top of things. If they were all like her, it would be wonderful. Most are good as well. She really kept our coffee refilled and hot and checked on us from time to time

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k
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

My husband and I came here for our wedding anniversary and our waitress Alyssa was the best host and had the best recommendations. The manager visited our table and was very gracious with complimentary champagne and the tastiest brownie and ice cream for two people with a little candle just a perfect way to end our evening.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I chose the Capital Grill to celebrate her birthday. They did a great job with welcoming us and preparing a table that was set up special for her birthday. The menu was exactly what we were looking for and the food was delicious. Thank you for a great experience!

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LL
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was superior and our waiter Ken was outstanding!!

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DD
Baltimore
18 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Dined for a birthday dinner and it was lovely. Food was good. Service was excellent.

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TJ
Baltimore
25 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The meal was outstanding as always! Our Server, Joshua Courtney, did an awesome job. He was very nice and friendly and very attentive/accommodating to our needs. On our next visit to Capital Grille-Baltimore we will definitely ask for him.

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JP
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic steak and great wine selection.
Our waitress was both attentive and efficient, great experience
Pricing was high, maybe too high for the wine

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BJ
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is truly remarkable! Since they want me to write 50 characters minimum............

THIS PLACE IS TRULY REMARKABLE!

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SB
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 3

Service was lackluster, which is disappointing for such a high-end restaurant. Our service didn't seem particularly interested in us and food took forever. When asked he just kept repeating it would be soon.

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DM
Baltimore
21 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is our third visit of the summer for the generous pour yearly event. We have been coming for this since 2009 2 or 3 times each year. What a special event this has been over the years. Our server Mr Mark Wiedorfer certainly knows our taste in wine and food. The manager and his team always greet us and treat us with respect during our dining experience. Thanks CapitalGrill. Cheers Danny and Elaine Moffett

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KR
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Restaurant ambiance is very inviting. Staff was nice and our server Kenneth was fantastic!!! Food was delicious and we look forward to returning.

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M
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was amazing! Steak was perfectly cooked , drinks were refreshing and service was excellent. Can’t wait to go back again!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot for dinner when attending events in that area! The staff was excellent and the food was prepared as requested!

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VG
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

While planning our trip to the Baltimore Antique Show, my dad and I decided we wanted to have a fancy steak dinner on Friday evening. The Capital Grille exceeded all of our expectations. The food was fantastic, the service friendly without intruding, and no one judged us for showing up soaked through due to getting caught in a rain storm on the walk over. The steak tartar, one of our favorites, was exquisite. Three days later, we are still talking about the meal and the experience.

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OT
Baltimore
30 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrating Mom’s birthday and her first time at the Capital Grille. EVERYTHING and I mean EVERYTHING was perfect! Thank you Layne our server for making our evening so memorable! We can’t wait to return!

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BB
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 2

The server disappeared for 40 minutes. We ordered drinks and appetisers but we did not see our server for 40 minutes we could not order another drink or order our entrees. The long wait ruined the evening. We were hoping for a romantic dinner, however, we were seated in the bar area, it was noisy and lots of activity.

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CS
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service, tasty food, and awesome attention to detail for our special occasion.

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K
Atlantic City
10 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

During our stay at the Inner Harbor had to go to Capital Grille. The food was delicious. Our steaks were so tender and cooked to perfection. Our waitress Diane was awesome; one of the best. Definitely will be back again and again.

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d
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding in every way. Whenever we go to the Capital Grill we say we should plan on coming here more regularly. This time we are going to keep that promise to ourselves.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated anniversary. Table was decorated with hearts, along with a thoughtful note. Our waiter, Katie, was lovely and attentive. The food, sliced filet and kona NY strip, along with mashed potatoes and Brussels sprouts, was out of this world. We were given a complimentary chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream to celebrate.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent in all aspects

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N
Washington DC
71 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great service and good food. Always tops. Tried something different and it was really good and well worth what it cost. This restaurant is Baltimore's best.

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SM
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Our service was very good. Unfortunately, we went there with our family to celebrate our son going off to his freshman year at college. He ordered his meal the meat was so fatty he couldn’t cut the meat. Received a new meal , filet, that was more or less raw. Completely turned him off, and disappointing experience for him. Not sure we would return for another family dinner.

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DL
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The bartender and waiter were great. Very attentive service and delicious food and drink. The lobster mac and cheese is my favorite.

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j
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Special birthday dinner made extra special by Capital Grille

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OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ken made this one special night. It was awesome and I cant wait to make another reservation at Capital Grille

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MC
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waiter Manny was fabulous! The steaks were outstanding, wine stellar, absolutely fabulous experience.

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h
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went to the Capital Grille for our anniversary dinner date. Out table had a card wishing us Happy Anniversary and heart confetti - nice touch. Josh was very attentive without being intrusive, he made great suggestions on our meals and a very good wine. Was very impressed that the managers visited each table to ensure the dining experience was top notch. Very enjoyable evening.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding steak and appetizers.

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t
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was very nice. The stake is very tender ever I have.

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d
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My birthday was dinner was outstanding!! I enjoyed lunch on Friday and my Birthday Dinner on Sunday!!

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CC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Service was friendly and attentive, however, my party waited an inordinate amount of time for our entree to be delivered to the table.

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r
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

We decided on Capital Grille for restaurant week in Baltimore. We have been there before for functions and found it amazing. Have to say this experience not as amazing. The steaks that we ordered were not cooked as requested. Some too rare others not rare. The wedge salad was very good but they really skimped on the desserts which I thought was different. The wait staff really not that great as well not very attentive . I think because we were utilizing restaurant week we were not treated like a regular customer.

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t
Baltimore
12 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always a great to find at Capital Grill. They could train so many others on best practices.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Food was decent. Service was just OK. Entrees came before we even finished out appetizers and we were told if we weren't done to just put our plates to the side... Check was brought straight with dessert as if to signal to hurry up. The service is not the quality I expected at such a restaurant.

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