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The Capital Grille

3333 Bristol St. Send to Phone
714-432-1140 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
East Coast restaurant chain featuring massive meat cuts and an extensive wine list.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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The Capital Grille, Costa Mesa, CA

The Capital Grille Restaurant Review

: South Coast Plaza hosts this outpost of the East Coast steakhouse chain. Walk up the Persian-carpeted stairs to a clubby space with leather booths, cut-glass separators, Victorian-style lighting, classic paintings and a long wooden bar. Traditional American starters include clam chowder, fresh oysters, French onion soup, steak tartare and Caesar salad. Order a few sides (Parmesan truffle fries, lobster mac ‘n’ cheese, creamed spinach with béchamel sauce, roasted wild mushrooms) and then a massive steak like the flavorful porcini mushroom-crusted bone-in rib-eye or the steak au poivre with Courvoisier cream. Still hungry? A giant slice of hazelnut chocolate cake feeds the whole table. The wine list features 350 varietals culled from some of the world's most esteemed appellations.


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