About The Capital Grille - Houston

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. One of only a few restaurants in Houston to receive the DiRona (Distinguished Restaurants of North America) Award.

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5365 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Available for private dining events only. Dinner: Monday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday – Saturday: 5:00pm – 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Lounge: Open daily

Cross Street:
Yorktown

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

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

Phone Number:
(713) 623-4600

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

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet parking. Self parking also available.

Executive Chef:
Ricardo Vargas

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

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 42 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 Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (27)
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Good for Birthdays (16)
Notable Wine List (16)
Good for a Date (16)
Romantic (15)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Cozy (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Authentic (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fun (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
People Watching (2)
Seasonal (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
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·Dined a day ago

Always excellent and Miguel is a fabulous server!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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 (Austin)·Dined a day ago

We’ve only been to the Capital Grille in Denver. We stopped going there a few years ago because of a decline in food quality and service. We thought to give the Houston Galleria location a try for Thanksgiving and thought the Denver location was probably a fluke given the Capital Grille’s widespread success and high prices. But my husband and I both ordered steaks cooked medium. My filet was medium well and dry. My husband’s porterhouse was medium rare, at the most, to the point where he wouldn’t eat part of it. The fries, asparagus, and salad were all very mediocre. They were fine and we ate them, but it was a waste of ~$40. Additionally, the noise was rowdy, they sat us right next to the bathroom at a table where I couldn’t fit my purse next to me without squishing it, and the waiter was distant and not concerned with making the experience enjoyable. That said, it was Thanksgiving and I appreciate that I people were willing to work so I didn’t have to cook. We tipped over 25%. However, we’re not trying any Capital Grille again. There’s better options at this high of a price point.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined 5 days ago

Exelent food and service

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 (Houston)·Dined 6 days ago

The food & service were great. We were seated right away & food service was quick. Highly recommended!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (México)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Definitivamente, el mejor restaurante de carnes del mundo, su corte "Delmonico" es sensacional, tengo casi 20 años yendo por ese corte. Por cierto, le han cambiado el nombre a "Bone In Rib Eye"???
Su ubicación y ambiente son inmejorables!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I've been to locations in Austin, Dallas, and Fort Worth, and Capital Grille has always delivered a high level of service and ambience. This was not my experience at the Houston Galleria location. The atmosphere was very different from other locations and the service, although very well mannered, started to disappear towards the latter part of my evening. My drink was completely empty for quite some time twice and at one point I had to get up myself to pour my date more water. Also, the booth seating was uncomfortable. I did tip 30% out of sympathy and would not recommend this location to friends. It's difficult to understand why this restaurant is a part of the Capital Grille family. This was my first and last trip to the Galleria location.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Annual birthday meal never disappoints.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Very good food and excellent wine list. The service is excellent and the ambiance is attractive.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Very nice ambiance to get together, food is perfect , friendly place

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Anniversary

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food and service were impeccable. The waiter even took a nice picture which was printed out for all of us as a memento. Dessert was on the house with a nice "Happy Birthday" on the plate (it was my wife's birthday). The garlic shrimp appetizer are delicious. Steaks were great. Does not disappoint for a place of this caliber.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Although very expensive, the food and service were exemplary.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 12, 2017

The Wagu and wine is awesome. The service is always excellent. Ask for Jessica. She is great.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 8, 2017

This is the 2nd time I've been to the Capital Grill with the first being at Town and Country. The service was so bad then I was given $200 in Gift Certificates.

The food was better this 2nd time at the Galleria Capital Grill, but the service was torturously slow. This was a Sunday night. Restaurant about 20% full. My party was 3 people. We went strait to the main dish, no appetizers. And it took 2 hours and 20 minutes for just the main dish and desert.

Manager nowhere to be seen until we were done and it was too late to do anything about the poor pace of service. I'd complain and ask for more Gift Certificates, but I will never go back to either Capital Grill again, even if it's free.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We made our reservations with out thinking about the October birthday next week. Capitol Grille called the day before to confirm our reservations and asked about any special occasion and I snapped to the birthday coming up. We were a party of 4 and they sat us in a cozy booth.
We shared the butternut squash soup, lobster & crab cakes and the shaved brussel sprout salad.
The soup was velvety in texture with just a hint of curry. Fantastic! The lobster and crab cakes had large chunks of lobster and came two per order. Good thing we had ordered two orders because they were a hit with all of us. Mildly seasoned with the tartar sauce on the side they
were very good. The brussel sprout salad was so good. Loaded with pecans and smoked bacon chucks and a small dollop of goat cheese the vinaigrette made this salad outstanding. The boys had the porcini rubbed bone-in rib eye. The flavor of the rub was fantastic with just a tad of cayenne and balsamic. I had the 10 oz. filet au poivre and it was fantastic, perfectly cooked with the pepper corns and a touch of cognac cream sauce. The other dish was pan-seared scallops with wild mushroom risotto. No complaints here , the scallops were huge and the risotto spot on. The staff gave the birthday boy a nice card and served us champagne for a toast. Fabulous evening!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 7, 2017

As usual, the Capital Grille was a wonderful dining experience. The food was exceptional and the service was outstanding. Our waiter was very attentive; ensuring we always had what we needed. We were celebrating the purchase of a first home for one of the diners and they made the experience remeberable.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

As always, the staff, service & food were outstanding! They have the Best Creme Brûlée in Houston!!
Thanks for making my Mom's Birthday so special!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

I was celebrating my birthday with my family. Our waiter was very personable and made that experience that much better. Great meal and ambiance.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Amazing atmosphere to celebrate a few things during a date night. Happy to go back anytime!

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 23, 2017

we enjoyed dining during Houston Restaurant week. the food was excellent however, their wine list was way overpriced.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 23, 2017

I had a great birthday dinner celebrating at The Capital Grille restaurant. A Wonderful Dining Experience.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We arrived early for a Friday night, and the place was almost empty but was almost full by the time we left. Our waiter Rene, a veteran of more than 10 years, took excellent care of us and we thoroughly enjoyed everything about this meal.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 20, 2017

A great place to celebrate an anniversary. The service, the food, the ambience - perfect. An outstanding dining experience.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 16, 2017

One of the best filets I have had in a long long time. Also, our server, Jeffrey, was fantastic--attentive but not obtrusive and very accommodating in regard to our wine requests.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 14, 2017

The food and service were excellent. Great wine list as well.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Ask for Jay. He was incredibly busy, but he still provided a great experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 31, 2017

This restaurant never fails to serve the best food. Service is outstanding

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Capital Grill never disappoints and the service is always outstanding.
Enjoyed another terrific evening!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Capital Grill is always a great experience!! Generously Pour is a great value !!!

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Celebrated a birthday here. I loved that we got a birthday card signed by the staff, a table decorated with confetti and photos taken by our waitress to remember the night.

Tags: Cozy
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

14 of us met there to celebrate my father's 85 birthday. We were lucky enough to get a room in the back (we tend to be loud) and fortunate enough to have Paige be our waitperson. She was OUTSTANDING. The food was very good and the service was outstanding.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive
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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 20, 2017

This was a return visit and I am ALWAYS impressed by this place!

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

The food was great and only surpassed by the service. Loved it.

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

A few years ago my husband and I started making it a tradition to have his birthday here every year. I use to call and make the reservations until I found OT. The last two years were tough for us because we had a premie baby, but we started the tradition back up again this year and added friends to it. Capital Grille did NOT disappoint again! Always nice to know I don't have to worry about Birthday plans for my husband. His birthday is in August, during HRW, but we typically order from the regular menu. This year we tried it because our friends wanted to try it, and it was delish. Thank you for being so amazingly consistent! We will see you next year!

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Fantastic food from start to finish. Wait staff was professional and attentive. We love this restaurant, one of our top 5 restaurants and we will definitely return. If you haven't eaten here, it's a must!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Wonderful menu and wine pairings

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 17, 2017

All good but my steak was over cooked . I had asked it to be medium cooked and it came dry. The other steaks were cooked as requested

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 16, 2017

It's my favorite place! Great food ! great service! I love it

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Subpar steak quality. Table not ready in arrival, 8 min delay. Long long time for service

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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Fabulous server!

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