About The Capital Grille - Pittsburgh

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.

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301 5th Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday -Friday: 11:00am – 3:45pm; Dinner: Monday – Thursday: 4:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm – 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Wood Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

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

Phone Number:
(412) 338-9100

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

Parking Details:
Valet Parking $8

Executive Chef:
Donato Collucio

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
For group dining or other special events, please contact the Sales Manager today.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

We invite you to make our dining room yours on Thanksgiving Day. Alongside our full menu, we'll be offering our Executive Chef's take on Thanksgiving favorites.

Private Dining

The Capital Grille offers private dining accommodations for up to 35 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 - Pittsburgh Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

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Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (52)
Good for Anniversaries (36)
Good for a Date (34)
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Romantic (33)
Business Meals (30)
Good for Birthdays (28)
Notable Wine List (23)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Worth the Drive (13)
Bar Seating (11)
Great for Lunch (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Happy Hour (5)
People Watching (5)
Casual (4)
Cozy (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Authentic (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Healthy (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Fun (3)
Local Ingredients (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Organic (1)
Seasonal (1)
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Tasting Menu (1)
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined 3 days ago

Forgot to do anything about our special occasion.

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·Dined 5 days ago

Awesome atmosphere as usual each year, I would only recommend more flavors in light beverages

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined 6 days ago

Lunch was great as usual. We love the food and the fun factor!!!

Tags: Bar Seating, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined 7 days ago

I got the chicken plate and the chicken was so dry and the sauce it was in was not a good taste. My other friend got that as well but her chicken was way under cooked. The plates menu needs refreshed with different options as it has basically stayed the same for a long time.

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Fire n ice was the bomb!!!! 💣💣💣💣
Steak was pretty good too!

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 4, 2017

First visit and it was spectacular. Kelley, our server, helped with some suggestions on the menu that made us want to return as soon as possible. We look forward to dining with you again.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Our SERVICE by the wait staff was terrific! JADE was the young lady's name and she was special! The food is amazing and would recommend it to anyone for a special occasion. We made it a point to talk to the manager on how the evening was!

Thank you for a special evening!

Scott Levander

Tags: Hot Spot, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 30, 2017

This was my second time eating here within the last 5 days. Extremely disappointed they ran out of the delicious bread. caesar salad was fabulous but the salmon was tasteless. Sadly I had two disappointing expensive meals in a row.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

We were an out of town party of four looking for a great steak house to fill in while Ruth Chriss was closed for renovation. Unfortunately The Capital Grille didn't fill the shoes, particularly for the price of the shoes. Food was fine, not bad, but nothing left us feeling like "wow, I really enjoyed that." We also had a full two hour wait for our entrees. Even with drinks and a starter salad course, that long wait in the middle eventually became distracting and had us all wondering what went wrong in the kitchen.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Valet was horrible. The attendants were rude as was the hostesses. After that the service was fabulous!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The barman was great. The waitress, however, was barely engaging and almost gave the impression that we should feel priveleged to have her serve us. Hard to find when we needed her too. All other staff were very helpful and appreciative. Food and wine ,as always at CG's , was fantastic.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Excellent food. Great service. J was are waiter. He killed it

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Outstanding, the food and service is spectacular. The porcini rub with aged balsamic steak is excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Authentic steakhouse cuisine, with an assortment of wonderfully fresh seafood features. The chef does a great job of adding seasonal features to the menu, such as butternut squash bisque, that is outstanding.

The service here is top-notch; attentive, but not intrusive. The atmosphere is upscale, yet has a casual vibe, making for an enjoyable dining experience. Menu prices are on the high-end; but similar to other marquee steak houses. My only issue is that with the high prices, the restaurant does not offer complimentary parking in the garage. That's a misstep, in my opinion.

For food and service, you will not be disappointed.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Excellent dinner. Best scallops ever. Top notch service even on a very busy evening.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Marvelous— once again! The BEST STEAKHOUSE in Pittsburgh! Always a favorite, and we can’t wait to visit again!

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was absolutely amazing but the service comes second to none. Our waiter Horacio was hands down the best! I ordered the porterhouse 24oz steak and it was cooked to perfection! I can’t wait to try the capital grille in Philadelphia

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

First experience. Great service. Excellent calamari

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

This is a lovely, clearly upscale restaurant. Service was impeccable. Mostly a steak menu.
Daughter's steak entrée was good, not great, mine was awful. Had the rib eye with rubbed porcini. Blackened so couldn't discern the fat until it was in your mouth. Not very classy to be spitting fat out on your plate. Would have sent back but teenage daughter would have been mortified since we were celebrating my birthday together. One side of asparagus good. Two glasses of Sangria. So 2 steaks, one awful one ok, one plate of asparagus and 2 glasses of sangria =
Cost with tax and tip = 180. Pretty high considering, not a lot of food and not high quality.
Reported to manager later and they apologized with a thank you for letting us know. I will not be back; nor will I ever recommend to anyone.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 20, 2017

All was very good. Only complaint is that Capital Grille needs to be more consistent and offer same promotion as they do at all other non-Pennsylvania restaurants rather than passing wine import costs on to customers. PA restaurants have to pay $10 more for Generous Pour and Wagyu and Caymus than all other restaurants and it isn't fair.

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vip
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Service not up to par but food was very good... ambience great for business of special occasion

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Great steak, sides, service, wine. I highly recommend this place

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 7, 2017

As always the Capital Grill does not disappoint. The food and service were excellent!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

We always love coming to capital grille on special occasions because they take the time to decorate the table and leave a hand written note. The food is always excellent and so it’s the service!

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We calibrated our friends 66th Birthday, dinner was outstanding, had the porterhouse always a good choose!! Service we excellent, we had Michel and he was very attentive and always there... much thanks see you all soon

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vip
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Wonderful evening, food great, service spectacular

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·Dined on September 27, 2017

Salmon was served raw not rare and filet was rare at best not medium rare... disappointing experience for the cost

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Business Meals
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 23, 2017

The place is a classic! Came for my birthday celebration!
Love the food and the vibe. The restaurant could use a little more lighting! Its nice and the waiter was great! Thank you

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 23, 2017

I was blown away by the service and the food. This was the best steak I have ever eaten (porcini rubbed ribeye cooked medium rare). My table request for a booth was honored and we were delighted to find a happy anniversary card with festive heart confetti sprinkled on the table. I asked the Maitre d a question about one of the streets outside. Although he did not know the answer he found out during our meal and told me when we were on our way out. The complimentary dessert was amazing and was the perfect size for two.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Very nice restaurant. Pretty big with multiple rooms and a well stocked bar. Lovely fixtures, very grand. Polite staff, Great food. Pretty pricey! I am not sure it is worth the price but overall, great experience

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Anniversary

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 (México)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Excellent service and waiter.
Awesome wine list.
Chocolate flourless desert very good.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The quality of the food, wines and attentive service at this high-end chop house is most notable. We indicated celebrating a birthday and they made the event very special. The service staff were busy, which prevented their serving items ordered from the sides menu (something experienced at Ruth Chris or Flemings). We had a couple of large, boisterous groups nearby, which affected the ambiance making it difficult for our table of 4 to carry on a normal conversation; we used hand signals to communicate at more than one point during the meal. Overall, The Capital Grille was a great venue to enjoy our special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

We had reservations for the dining room, but found 2 very good end seats at the bar and decided to stay at the bar for dinner. The servers were absolutely fantastic, very attentive and very personable. Food was fabulous, but very overpriced. Enjoyable evening celebrating our wedding anniversary.

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Had a great meal for two, the steaks were superb. The wine list was extensive and approachable without being pretentious. Lobster bisque was available off menu and delicious. Despite being the eve of the Steeler's home opener IN Pittsburgh, the wait staff hustled and made sure everyone was taken care of.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The food and service staff were excellent! Loved everything about our dinner experience!

Tags: Romantic, People Watching, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Excellent dinner, great service and very accommodating staff. Celebrating an anniversary and they added very nice touches. Only downside I find there wines by the glass while excellent choices very aggressively priced.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Dessert was a little disappointing
The coconut cream pie was all whipped cream barely any coconut

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Overall experience was good as always. This time however my wife's filet was very overdone made worse by the crusted layer of porcini rub which had also been overcooked...

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Service was just ok, entrees took forever to come out of kitchen. 1 steak plus salmon over cooked. For price, execution must be better.

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