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Join us Easter Sunday for an exceptional prix-fixe brunch. Enjoy our Executive Chef’s take on classic brunch dishes such as Shrimp and Grits and more.
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Outstanding food and service. HUGE steaks and chops, very attentive service. Pricey? Yes, but worth it. Don't forget the Coconut Creme pie for desert. It is off the charts delicious.
Celebrated our 18th wedding anniversary today and CG staff made us feel extra special. It was our first visit. Tim, our waiter, was very attentive and provided us with great food recommendations. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience.
Loved the food and the service was exceptional! Our waiter Jake was very professional and very attentive when it came to his customers. Will definitely come back again!
It was very noisy. To add insult to injury, a speaker over our head blared base thumping, as though the vocals and mid ranges were absent. We were also very warm; the bench seat of the booth was sinking in; and service was slow. It’s probably not wise to expect great service during restaurant week. The portion sizes have gone down while the prices have gone up. They still have the best flourless chocolate cake around.
This has become extremely expensive. For the value, we can find places we enjoy more. This might be our last restaurant week to visit the Capital Grille.
The food wasn't as good as I remembered it from my previous dining experiences with Capital. My husbands steak was dry and the lobster Mac and cheese we ordered seemed saluter. The main course took a while to come out.
Our server was okay. I asked for my burger to be well done and it came pink in the inside. I told the server and she took it and didn't even offer to fix it or trade ijt in for something. I expected better
Worst service at a Capital Grille that I have ever been to !!!
Our waiter "Caleb Beenders" never came back to check in on us.
We attended the oc restaurant week lunch. While my wife's salmon was wonderful as was the creme Brule, my chowder was lackluster at best, with one clam to be had in the cup. My Filet was overcooked and dry. The server was great as well, hence the 4 star rating overall.
The food was very impressive and the service fantastic. We went during Orange County Restaurant Week so the value was very good. Best filet salad ever!
Wonderful service, great food, and great wine selection. They were also very accommodating of gluten free requests and had tons of gluten free options. Our server took the time to spend with us and make it special. Its a lovely place to celebrate a special occasion.
Great food and service. Great server Michael Hannah knowledge and informative.
Food was soooooo good! Great service, too.
Tim was entertaining and very attentive. Food was excellent.
Food glaze/sauce is on the salty side.
Service is better than other places, but not as good as others. Also, since there were two prix fixe dinner menus, one was called luxe menu ($80 pp), and the other one did not have a name ($50 pp), they should have just stuck with calling the luxe menu, the luxe menu, and maybe call the other something else and not refer to the menus by its cost.
Ambience, value, and noise level are OK considering the type and location of the place. I haven't heard babies crying although there were babies and toddlers in the restaurant while we were there, between 7pm and 9pm.
What a value for Restaurant Week! Blue cheese dressing on wedge salad was delicately flavored so that even if you are not a fan of blue cheese, it was delicious. Steak salad w/filet mignon....an over-the-top salad w/interesting greens and steak done to perfection. Salmon also was soooo moist and flavorful. Creme Brûlée was smooth and garnished beautifully w/fruit. The Flourless expresso cake was like eating a truffle but not too sweet that you couldnʻt finish every last morsel. We all loved the note attached to the boxes of food we took home; it was a special touch of class that showed how much our patronage was appreciated. Will definitely visit again.
Service was rushed ie recieved main course well before finishing appetizer salad
Everything was excellent from the appetizer to the dessert
It is a great value during restaurant week. The food is always delicious.
Wonderful dinner and excellent wait staff. We will definitely be back.
Consistently fabulous food and service
Delicious! Patrons at Capital Grill patrons are always well treated. It is an especially great place to celebrate a birthday.
Jake was most attentive and courteous!
Servers were pleasant and friendly, overall good experience and great price for OC Restaurant Week Lunch menu.
Our waiter was great and I loved how they set up a personalized birthday note and decorations at our table!
My waiter Jonathan was outstanding.......made the evening "priceless"!
Never disappoints. Great food, Great service, great time.
Great service and excellent food. The overall experience was one that we’ll definitely return for again.
Nice evening at the Grille
I had a reservation for 1pm and showed up 5 minutes early. However, the hostess would not take me to my table. She told me that I was early and made me wait!! The lobby gets crowded quickly and it felt uncomfortable with many people in a small space!
Definitely a great place to celebrate a special occasion or date! The food and service never disappoints and is always perfection. You definitely get what you pay for and more!
We had a wonderful meal at Capital Grille! Absolutely fantastic! We went for a birthday and they had fun confetti on the table and brought out birthday dessert that was delicious. Fabulous service.
Classic steak house in South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, very friendly and attentive service and very good quality of the food ( it was s lunch appointment). . The decor is elegant & traditional, as one can expect from a steak house.
I can definitely recommend the sliced Filet minion for lunch - very tender and tasty . The calamari are a popular appetizer and very good - a bit less of the jalapeños would be even better.
Overall, a great lunch experience.
Awesome restaurant. Service was out of this world. The food was first class and the restaurant was very nice and classy. Andre one of our servers was so professional and made sure everyone was perfect. A must go to place. Will be back many times.
Was very disappointed. Usually good service and food. We sat in the Bar like we always do and this time very disappointed.
Always a great experience going to capital grille
Everything was just wonderful. The food was excellent and the service was stellar. Would definitely recommend.
We ordered the mushroom bisque which was delicious and the last food delivered by our waiter in addition to our cocktails. We ordered two side dishes and one large steak To be sliced and a special request for bernaise. The food was delivered a second waiter. He put it on the far side of the table and disappeared I waited there with my mother thinking like at Morton’s, Ruth Chris or The Palm someone would be back to serve us from the serving dishes since were not dining at Denny’s. My mother is 88 years old and cannot serve herself. We were sitting more than an arms reach away from the food I never saw our waiter again and our food was getting cold I I never saw the second waiter again. I got up and I picked up the dishes and I served my mother as a waiter should have served us. The waiter walked by as I stood there with a serving dish behind my mother serving her and he did not offer to help. He came back by and offered more cocktails but did not ask how we were enjoying our food that we had just served ourselves. The next time we saw him was did you leave any room for dessert Which we declined and then 5 minutes later the check.
I might have forgiven it if the restaurant was busy but we were eating at 5 PM before going to the theater. The capital Grille was not yet busy. Service we got was as if I had gone to Chili’s. The service was not on par with the restaurant and I would’ve been very angry if this waiter worked for me.
It was my twin’s 18th birthday. Everything was perfect - the table had confetti and a rose and cards for each of them - super sweet! The food was amazing - as it always is - and our waitress was excellent. Definitely recommend!
Excellent service and meal. Each of the four of us ordered a different item. All were described as excellent with a nice presentation. We will return for dinner as well.