The Capital Grille - Hartford

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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. Download our mobile app to see today's wine list and pairings curated by our Sommelier, make reservations, view upcoming events and purchase gift cards. Anytime, anywhere.
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Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

Join us for Father's Day on Sunday, June 16. Enjoy our off-menu special, Bone-In Filet with South African Lobster Tail and Bordelaise for a celebration to remember.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

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BH
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Although we were in a hurry, our waiter took good care of us and we enjoyed every minute of our experience. Certainly we will return.

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S
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Continuing the tradition we started last year, my wife and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary (June 11) at The Capital Grille. The server we had last year, Shea, was there. We thanked him again for making last year’s visit so memorable we knew we had to do it again.

There are only two things I can think to write sincerely this year: (1) You can’t improve on perfection. Our meals were outstanding, and we were treated like the royalty we most definitely are not. (2) Our server, Luis, was every inch the gracious, attentive gentleman. We shook his hand and thanked him for making our celebration enjoyable and memorable.

Anne and I aren’t wishing time away. But we’re looking forward to another evening at The Capital Grille on our third anniversary. There aren’t many sure things in the world. But The Capital Grille is one of them.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely date before a show. Wonderful service and the noise level was just right for us. The food was delicious and even though my steak wasn’t done to my liking they ensured I wasn’t disappointed.

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SC
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food; wonderful service, a great experience, always.

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SM
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to Capital Grill to celebrate my parents’ 40th wedding anniversary. I had denoted the occasion in my reservation. 4 of the 6 person party had never been and they were completely wowed by the experience. The Capital Grill and our server Jordan really rolled out the red carpet treatment for the occasion with several complimentary offerings (champagne to toast, a lobster ceviche, another toasting drink to accompany the dessert). The service was exceptional. Jordan has a wonderful personality and if he could have pulled up a chair and dined with us we would have loved it! He was Informative, made great recommendations, and connected with our party. My parents truly felt like VIPs. As for the meal, the food was outstanding. All who had never dined there commented that it was the best steak they ever had. Yes it is pricey but you absolutely get what you pay for (and more). A huge thank you to the Capital Grill team for making my parents’ anniversary a memorable one!

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DB
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome meal
Exceptional service
Great ambiance

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JB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have rated at many of the top restaurants. The Capital Grill takes the crown.

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s
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food and service. Great way to celebrate!

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JA
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This past weekend my husband and inlaws went to dinner to celebrate my husband’s birthday. The night was perfect! The staff bent over backwards to make sure the food was to our liking and they made the night so wonderful with the little touches they did to make my husband’s birthday memorable! Hats off to the staff and management. I was still talking about it the next day. We are so appreciative for the outstanding work conducted by the two managers working. I believe their names were Nick and Kevin. Talia was our waitress and she did an outstanding job. Thank you Capital Grille!!!

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i
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a wonderful experience at this restaurant for our anniversary. The service was excellent and we felt the entire staff was excited to make our experience as memorable as possible.

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JP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Always a great spot for a special occasion, service is attentive and friendly, steaks are solid not spectacular, the appetizers are the stars of the show, also the specialty drinks are great

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PS
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

While the cost is pretty high the food is excellent quality. Brought out extra before dinner drinks and deserts at their own expense. Dinner was absolutely amazing

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for my husband's birthday. The food was amazing 👌 On point. The Lamb was...omg the best I have ever had. Party of 4, table was ready and our waiter was awesome.

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G
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I believe the five star rating in each category speaks for itself. Selected only for its location, the choice proved to be an excellent one for an impromptu date night. We will be returning regularly.

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Naples
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The service Shea provided was excellent and would be my reason for coming back. We went for our dads 82nd birthday and they made it special

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BS
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I went for our anniversary and the entire staff made the evening an absolute pleasure. Would highly recommend The Capital Grille without reservation!

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s
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Go for the Tomahawk Veal Chop! Done to perfection. Medium. My husband and I split the dish. I can say enough about it. The cocktails were expertly mixed. Service was friendly.

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MB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have a great experience every time. Capital Grille is our favorite restaurant.

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KV
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional dining experience. Our server went above and beyond to to provide the highest quality experience for our Mother’s Day dinner.

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JB
Cologne Area
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance and service. Our server was phenomenal! The food was outstanding! The wine selection was vast!

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Graduation

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Mother’s Day experience.

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OH
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We have always had a good experience at Capital Grille - We were a bit disappointed, however on 5/11 at the Hartford location. Reservation was for 8:30pm We arrived on time and were told tables were running 15min late - no problem. We went to the bar for some excellent drinks. At 9:15 I checked with the hostess about our table and was informed we would be next and we were seated 5 min later. While I certainly understand that sometimes seating takes a little longer I feel it would not have been out of order to offer a drink or appetizer for our 45min wait especially as we spent $300+ at dinner. I just would have felt our business and time were appreciated. Other than that, it was a very nice evening.

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CH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 5

It was a good time my daughter had just graduated. They go above and beyond to make it special. But I gotta say the food was not up to the expectations I was expecting. But maybe it was an off night for the cook.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic dining experience. Great food, service and attention to detail.

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n
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent steaks....done to perfection. Waiters were superb....we got a good one! A lovely evening despite the crowds.

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EG
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is a great eating establishment. Food is heavenly.

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j
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We both had the filet cooked as ordered. Our waitress Lizbeth was great. Always a great place to eat.

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PD
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent, service was outstanding!

We had an extremely enjoyable experience...recommend very highly!

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MW
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server Mark was superb and attentive. The filet mignon was cooked perfectly.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional service by Jordan.

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P
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was my daughters birthday and her and her husband's 20year anniversary. Jordan our waiter was wonderful and very professional. He served us four glasses of champagne and at the end of our wonderful meal he served us 2 dishes of dessert. These two generous offerings were very nice and appreciated. It made our lunch that more special. The Capital Grill is an outstanding restaurant!!!

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T
Orlando
20 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Scallops were VERY over cooked and I certainly wouldn’t call them jumbo size at all. Very disappointing. Server didn’t come back to ask how everything was and had to ask for mint jelly twice for one of the folks that ordered lamb. I made the reservation knowing that Capital Grille usually delivers a very good meal. Won’t be a go to next time.

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MO
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waiter Joshua was phenomenal. This is probably our fifth visit and the last two times we had Joshua for our waiter. We requested him this past weekend.

My tomahawk steak was excellent, I have not stopped talking about it or showing pictures of it to all of my friends. We will definitely be back, this is a great establishment.

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OT
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect place!

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New England
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My experience was great as it always is at Capital Grille

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GW
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

You get what you pay for here. The good is delish! The service is exceptional!

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P
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time to this location. Just as great as all the others we’ve been to.

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RL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was very good - our server Michelle - was just awesome!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Unbelievable with excellent servicd

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