Capital Opens At Irvine Spectrum Center

Capital, known for its popular Chinese dim sum and seafood, has opened at Irvine Spectrum Center. Serving lunch and dinner daily, Capital offers casual dining with an East meets West theme.

Along with Chinese fixtures and modern artwork, Capital has multiple TV screens in the bar to watch your favorite teams. The full bar has a wide selection of beers on tap, sake, wine and specialty drinks.

Capital serves more than 100 different types of dim sum, including classics such as Shiu Mai, Shrimp Har Gow, Steamed BBQ Pork Buns and Shanghai Dumplings. There are lunch specials served daily until 3 p.m. and priced from $9 to $12. On the dinner menu, guest will enjoy favorites such as House Special Lobster, Alaskan King Crab, Honey-Glazed Walnut Shrimp, French-Style Filet Mignon and Peking Duck.

Located near Nordstrom, the restaurant occupies more than 8,000 square feet with an additional 1,000 square foot patio. Capital offers four private dining rooms that will accommodate private events such as corporate meetings, birthday parties, wine tastings and other special events.

Capital is open Monday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The restaurant can be reached at (949) 788-9218 or

In addition to Capital, Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill recently opened, serving award-winning barbecue fare. Opening later this fall are Paul Martin’s American Grill and CUCINA Enoteca.

Irvine Spectrum Center, owned by Irvine Company, is located where the I-5 and I-405 meet in Irvine. Irvine Spectrum Center offers a unique mix of shopping, dining and entertainment in a beautiful Spanish-themed atmosphere. The Center draws more than 15 million visitors annually to Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Target, H&M and more than 130 other specialty stores, restaurants and entertainment venues.

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