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About The Capital Grille - Houston - CityCentre

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 full complementary 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.

840 W Sam Houston Parkway N
Houston, TX 77024
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

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

Cross Street:
City Centre Way

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

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

Phone Number:
(713) 463-5051

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

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking

Executive Chef:
Jeffrey Meyer

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The Capital Grille offers private dining accommodations for up to 32 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 - Houston - CityCentre Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (22)
Special Occasion (20)
Business Meals (14)
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Good for Anniversaries (12)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Romantic (12)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Bar Seating (10)
Notable Wine List (9)
Worth the Drive (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Cozy (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Seasonal (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Fun (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Authentic (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Scenic View (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Casual (1)
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We had a wonderful time. Menu was awesome and enjoyed the dinner.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 10, 2018

This was a celebratory dinner for our anniversary. We picked this restaurant because it's our favorite. We had an excellent meal.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 1, 2018

I've been to this restaurant multiple times however this was my first time at this particular location. We ordered appetizers as our meal to start our New Year's celebration. It took over a hour for us to receive our appetizers after complaining that we hadn't received them yet. Once we receive them we only had about 10 mins to eat so we would've miss out on the New Year's Eve Event that we had planned. We were comped however we had to cancel some of the food that we ordered due to timing! I was very disappointed in the service.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

My favorite place for every year in New year !!

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The service and food was amazing. My wife and I were celebrating or anniversary and the staff went out of their way to make this a special occasion.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on December 27, 2017

A great spot for a celebratory lunch!

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Awesome food! Awesome service!

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Great service, great food. Perfect for a Christmas Eve dinner.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Fantastic service and great food.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Awesome as always. We always sit at the bar and love the experience. Never disappoints.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Had a wonderful experience in a awesome waiter! It was my grandmother's birthday and she had a wonderful time would definitely bring her back.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Capital Grill is always a great experience. I particularly love the steaks.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Capital Grille on Westheimer is fabulous! Captial Grille at City Centre is not worth attending. Waiters are not on top of the job, slow and inexperienced. Capital Grille on Westheimer is on top of the job and wait staff is perfect. For a meal of this expense (2 people $160.00), you should have excellent service. We were sat down and we were only 1 of 2 tables there. We waited almost 15 minutes for anyone to come back and bring even water to the table. Not impressive. We ordered a 3lb lobster that was as chewey as rubber (overcooked). Do not waste your time at City Centre, go to Westheimer store if you are going to go at all. I eat frequently enough at the Westheimer store to know the service, we thought we would give City Centre a try. Music was so loud that I could not talk in a normal voice level to communicate with my date. Sad. Just not worth it.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Our lunch was delicious and our server delightful. A friend and I sat at the bar with intentions of moving to a table but we enjoyed the bar so much that we ate there.

Tags: Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Rib-eye is terrific!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Garrison at the bar remembers his guests and what they like. Can’t wait to return next time we are in Houston

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Cozy
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 1, 2017

We celebrated our late November anniversary at CG last year (2016). Our experience was lovely and our server was one of the trainers and he was outstanding, as was our food, so we decided to repeat our 25th anniversary dinner at CG this year and were quite underwhelmed. Upon arriving at exactly our reservation time, we were greeted by the hostesses and you would've thought someone just died (maybe someone did!). The two ladies were very unenthused and the hostess (not the one in the cute black dress with white trim, the other one) took off walking us to our table without saying anything to us. Our initial drink order took 20 minutes - not our waiter's fault, but irritating nonetheless. Our food came out undercooked. I ordered lobster that was chewy, even gristly. We sent that back and it came back out browned, but still chewy enough that it could not be swallowed. I sent it away and worked on my husband's 22 oz ribeye with him, which was undercooked (ordered medium, but was definitely rare). We don't like to complain and the steak was good, but not great, so we dealt with it, along with our barely warm, not hot, scalloped potatoes and brussels sprouts. I don't care if we're popping in for a evening out or a special occasion, I expect much better from CG. We didn't ruin our mood by complaining, but but I will definitely rethink celebrating or visiting in the future. Our server, Christopher, was professional and did his best despite the food glitches, so we took care of him, but I hope whoever was in charge of the kitchen Thursday night will be put back through training because the quality of our food was very below standards for CG. We've dined at the Galleria and City Centre location at least 20 times prior and always enjoyed it, but after Thursday's visit, I might have to rethink celebrating or visiting in the future. And with three premium steak restaurants within 1/10th of a mile, I'd think they'd try a little harder.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Never went out for a Thanksgiving Dinner ......and wow was this Great ......and we're still enjoying the leftovers !

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Good was fabulous. Sean the waiter was great and overall experience was wonderful

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We had a wonderful anniversary dinner, most definitely will return again

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 19, 2017

This has to be one of the BEST Capital Grill locations in the country! The food is always wonderful, we cannot resist the fried lobster appetizer - too good for words! What I love most about this location is the outstanding service! If you want everything - fabulous food, outstanding service in a comfortable beautiful place, look no further! Enjoy!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We celebrated our 10th anniversary and had an amazing experience! Will definitely be back to celebrate other special occasions.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Loved the capital grill. Great cocktails and stellar wine list. The food is fabulous. Pricey but worth it.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 16, 2017

The manager came out and greeted us.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Been three times, found nothing special on taste. Just average dining with Flare. Only good for a drink.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The CG "at City Centre" is a misnomer--it's 30 minutes from downtown Houston!! It's in a shopping center called City Centre. I called the restaurant three times to find someone who could tell me how far it was from my downtown hotel and not a single one said they knew anything about directions to the place! So I kept my reservation, made before coming to Houston, still thinking that with that name, it had to be in the center of the city. But when the time came to book a ride to the restaurant, I was terribly disappointed to find that it was a $20 Uber fare to get there!

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 11, 2017

A wonderful date night!

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 9, 2017

A little difficult to find. Not much room to get in.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The meals are always amazing and the servers are top notch. Richard was very knowledgeable and attentive to our table. The lamb chops are very good and the steak with the balsamic sauce is perfect.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Good service by princess. Much better burger than the one I had a couple weeks ago. So a much better experience than last one

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

One of the most excellent steaks I have had recently . Shared a Tomahawk
Rib eye cooked medium rare !
Couples with some glasses of champagne to start anda good bottle of California Cabernet.

Excellent evening and will come back soon.

Tags: Cozy, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Hot Spot
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

This is a wonderful place for a special occasion. The food was amazing and the staff were superb. I would recommend for anyone that wants a great meal and a nice night.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Another Fabulous dinning experience with Capital Grille.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Too expensive tables too close together and too loud because they are cramming too many people into small area

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Service attendent perhaps tried a little too much to engage us. ( could have done a quick google search on me and had some associated questions. Caymus failed to disappoint and was nice touch We came for a modest experience getting to try the caymus and the wagu Burgers. We were for a more casual experience. And needed a little opportunity to do some work
Asked multiple times how we wanted our meat cooked but did finally get it cooked medium To speed up exit I Gave waitstaff a credit card. Bill came withoyt the card and at first I thought I had lost the card. Calling the waiter back and asked if he still had my card, he seemed surprised to find that he had it in his pocket. His defense was that he wanted to give me plenty of time to review the bill.
As far as carmelizrd onion burger it had a nice presentation and properly cooked , but was very strongly salted. Wife enjoyed the bacon burger more.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Our lunch was, as always, very good, along with the great service. This is a great place to take my business clients for lunch.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 13, 2017

OMG. Is all I kept saying while eating. The lamb chops were the best I had. The porterhouse steak was cooked to perfection. I will definitely be going back.

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 (Greensboro)·Dined on October 7, 2017

This was the second time I have dined at The Capital Grill in 3 weeks. My wife and I travel expansively and seek out stellar dining experiences and use trip advisor and open table for help in new places to get reliable references. TCG was everything it was purported to be and exceeded our expectations in all categories.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 4, 2017

The food was excellent, as usual the South Africn Lobster is so good and tasty. Love that cold water taste. We also had the bone-in filet mignon which tasted better.

Lobster crab cakes, creamed spinach and lobster mac n cheese were good additions.
Warm bread and butter.

Overall, an excellent meal and enjoyable night.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 2, 2017

"I love the relaxed feel of this place – like a comfortable dining room in a friends home. I definitely would return to try more dishes. The potato-leek soup was amazing and the Bibb lettuce salad was refreshing. The table was split on the monkfish – one person thought it was great, but another felt that the tastes didn't quite mesh. Everyone loved the flat iron steak. Service was well-timed and friendly.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies
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