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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.

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

4.0

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (54)
Good for Anniversaries (37)
Good for a Date (35)
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Romantic (33)
Business Meals (30)
Good for Birthdays (28)
Notable Wine List (26)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Worth the Drive (14)
Bar Seating (11)
Great for Lunch (10)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
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)
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Fun (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Quick Bite (2)
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 (Orlando)·Dined a day ago

We went for thanksgiving and it was absolutely delicious! The turkey, dressing and mashed potatoes were so good! My husband had steak and it was delicious also! Highly recommend eating there!

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·Dined a day ago

Was not seated until 40 min past our reserved time . It appeared that the restaurant was significantly overbooked. The bar and lobby was wall to wall people. However once seated our server was excellent, we never felt rushed and were able to enjoy our meal.

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 (Orlando)·Dined a day ago

Food was wonderful and service was superb. It was thanksgiving day and was very surprised to see how crowded it was. It was lovely!

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 (Chicago)·Dined a day ago

Turkey was good . Seafood appetizers were good . Soup , lobster and potatoes au gratin not good . I Like the restaurant but they don't have consistency in food . For the price would expect service and food to be better .

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·Dined 2 days ago

We were traveling and met with family for Thanksgiving lunch before we split up and went opposite directions. The best decision we could have possibly made. The meal was great. They had an awesome traditional Thanksgiving meal just like if we’d been at home for a family Thanksgiving gathering. The Staff was super attentive and very friendly. We’ll not miss a trip to Capital Grille in the future when we visit Pittsburgh.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined 3 days ago

Another great night at the Capital Grill. The staff is always amazing. We always feel we are treated like we are the most important guests in the place! My wife and I started in the bar where we had great drinks and friendly, professional service. This was a Tuesday night before Thanksgiving. I thought it might be dead, but no, there was plenty of activity so we didn't feel as if we were the only ones there. I had a bone in filet, which was one of the evening specials. It was and inch and a half thick, cooked perfectly rare, and it was wonderful. I could only manage half out it. My wife loved her scallops paired with a mushroom risotto. She started with the lobster bisque which was as good as she has ever tasted. Great place! Don't expect a cheap night out though, it is expensive, similar to Morton's, or Eddie Merlot on price.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food, great service. This was our 47th wedding anniversary and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening and the free desert.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined 5 days ago

Best Lobster Bisque I ever tasted. Ambiance was perfect. Friendly staff

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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Amazing ribeye

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 (Atlanta)·Dined 6 days ago

Forgot to do anything about our special occasion.

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·Dined on November 16, 2017

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

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 15, 2017

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

Tags: Bar Seating, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 14, 2017

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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 (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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 (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

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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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