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Capital Grille - Milwaukee
Capital Grille - Milwaukee
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Capital Grille - Milwaukee Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecapitalgrille.com
  • Email: Milwaukee@tcgdine.com
  • Phone: (414) 223-0600
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday – Saturday: 5:00pm – 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Mike Meinzer
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area (bar only), Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: For group dining or other special events, please contact our Sales and Marketing Manager today.

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet parking available at lunch and dinner.
A word from Capital Grille - Milwaukee
You are cordially invited to join us for an evening or afternoon of relaxed elegance and exceptional cuisine. Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles awakens your inner sommelier. And as our gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you’ll experience firsthand why the American Culinary Federation recently bestowed upon us their “Achievement of Excellence Award.” Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or hosting a business luncheon or dinner, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private dining event. Our event planning staff has extensive experience and the ideal materials to work with—a capital setting, distinctive food and unmatched service.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "My wife and I chose the Capital Grille to celebrate our 28th wedding anniversary. The dining experience was fantastic! The service and the the food was impeccable. I think the filet I had was one of the best ever and for dessert we chose chocolate cake a la mode to share. WOW! What a way to wrap up a fine dinner. We will definitely be going back."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We went for our anniversary. Romantic and quiet. The food was outstanding. Lobster Mac n Cheese was to die for. Calimari for an app. Yummiest I've ever had. Steak was so tasty. Would recommend highly. Service was great. They brought us champaign and dessert gratis. Manager stopped by to check on us. They took our picture and printed it out for us. The table was decorated and also had a rose. Just a wonderful experience. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "They were very nice. Arrived to find a BD card and confetti on table. Give us a free dessert with Happy Birthday written in chocolate on plate. 2 sample desserts - cheesecake and chocolate mouse. Plus, waiter too picture and came back with picture printed in a nice paper frame. Very accommodating of all requests."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "A very special restaurant! Food is delicious and staff are attentive. I took my friend for lunch for her Birthday. Staff made lunch extra special. Decorated booth, gave her a card and photo and a delicious dessert for two. Mini tenderloin sandwiches are fabulous and her salad looked great."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Sara was as usual just a terrific waitress who deserves lots of kudos..."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Came to celebrate my birthday with my sister.. The food was on point, I got a card and a cute birthday set up.. They brought me a desert that was on the house.. The environment was gorgeous and my server was very good.. It also had complimentary valet which was super nice"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "I dont' know why we waited so long to eat here but now that we have we will definitely be back. Everything was outstanding and our service was impeccable."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Very relaxed atmosphere. Good food and amazing service."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "We had stopped in for dinner before a show. The waitress asked if why we were joining them and then worked to make sure that our food was prepared on time to insure that we made the show with plenty of time to spare."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "The ambiance, service and food was phenomenal as usual. The staff consistently knocks it out of the park with kindness and attention to detail. This is a place that you can take your best customer or your significant other and you will know that you are getting the best that Milwaukee has to offer!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "The atmosphere is relaxed inside a polished restaurant. The filets are the very best with outstanding flavor. Our first time there seemed formal, but the wait staff puts you at ease right away. The attention to details is great. Each time we've celebrated a special occasion, they've always done something extra without us asking, it may be a card, flower, desert, or even a picture taken at your table! We can't say enough about the food and atmosphere. We've never had a bad meal."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "A great steak house. Never disappoints. Very professional service. Great place to celebrate or just relax."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "Had a group of six on Saturday evening and had a great meal. The steaks we had were so flavorful. The sides were different and complimented the steaks. We had a wonderful time. The only retraction was our table was close to the kitchen and it was a little too loud"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "We had dinner here Saturday night with another couple after seeing a musical at the theater. We ordered the surf and turf special for the evening. The steak was cooked perfectly. My complaint was my steak was smaller then everyone elses and I only received three skinny little crab legs. One which was completely empty. My husband had one empty crab let also. The waitress told us the crab legs were unusally large legs and very meaty which is why we ordered them. I have seen larger crab legs at Costco. I must say, after a $450.00 tab, I was dissapointed to leave hungry. The sides are all family style now, too. One order of potatoes was definately not enough for the whole table. We had a nice evening, but I would not return."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "It was my fiance's birthday and I added that in the comment section when I made the reservation. When we arrived, the table was decorated and a birthday card signed by the staff was there. The chef sent out a little appetizer for her (scallops/spinach). Meal was perfectly paced and great! Service by Monica was attentive but not stifling. They also took a picture of us and printed it out for us to take home. They also provided free dessert. It was a very impressive experience."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "My wife and I went out for dinner to celebrate her birthday prior to attending a performance at the Milwaukee Theatre. Bryan was our waiter and the service, food and atmosphere were excellent. Everything was prepared as ordered (steaks). Not inexpensive and the sides were probably too large, but that allowed us to bring home another meal to enjoy. Not an every night place to eat, but great for special occasions and very convenient for getting to the theatre and surrounding venues."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "Everytime I come here I leave thoroughly impressed byy meal and outstanding service! Fron the valet, to the host/hostess and waitstaff...5 stars everytime!"
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Once again we had a wonderful experience dining here, everything was wonderful."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "The: - restaurant is very well maintained, with a "like new" feel - servers were attentive, professional, pleasant and not hovering - table well-located, away from distractions - martini was dry and dirty, just the way I asked - lobster bisque was more lobster than bisque - steaks lived up to their billing; tender, flavorful and perfectly done to our requests - desserts a perfect complement, with the berries and cream besting the rich in-house-made ice cream by a touch."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Service in the bar area with Michael was some of the worst that we have ever encountered. Our 6th visit to this location and the first was our best experience...going downhill ever since. Michael seemed more intent of speaking with what appeared to be regulars than keeping the bar area clean (there were dirty glasses, plates and shakers resting directly in front of us) In a place like this, I should not have to say "Excuse me...can we place an order?" in an attempt to have a bartender actually lift his eyes our way. Great food but will not be back. Capital Grille - you need to review your bar staff."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Great service from all, , great food in a gorgeous setting. If there is a special occasion you are celebrating and you let them know they really treat you royally."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "Dinner was incredible. Eric, our waiter was extremely knowledgeable and helpful as we struggled with wine and dinner choices!!!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "My husband's birthday is right around Valentine's Day, so we booked this restaurant for the special occasion. The service and food were excellent --I had the salmon w/ asparagus and he had the filet mignon w/ onions, mushrooms and wine sauce. But it was the little extra's they provided that made it great; they spinkled the table w/ confetti and had a birthday card at the table when we arrived, thanking us for celebrating w/ them. For dessert, they gave us complimentary sweets, with a chocolate "Happy Birthday" on the plate. They also took our picture and printed/framed it right away for us to take home. And for Valentine's Day, I received a rose and we were given truffles. It was a very nice evening!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "I took my boyfriend here for his birthday, and noted it in my reservation. As soon as we checked in, the hostess wished him happy birthday, as did everyone else that approached outlr table. The server called me by name and was full of information and offered us sample treats from the kitchen. They even had confetti on the table with a signed birthday note from the staff! They really pulled out all the stops to make him feel special - and it was more than I would have ever expected. To top it off, the cocktails were amazing and the food was perfection - definitely a great steak spot (since that's what we both had). I would definitely visit again!"
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Dustin was excellent. It takes special person to do this job, and still know how to connect with every table individually."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Food was great. Service was a bit slow but was a busy night. Will return soon."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This was a good place to choose for our Valentine's day celebration. We had great food... I had the scallops with Mushroom risotto and the Lobster bisque. Both were outstanding. My husband had the sirloin, and enjoyed it. The Parmesan truffle fries are a force to reckon with. They are quite addictive. Our waiter was nice and friendly. He even brought a rose and chocolate truffles to help us celebrate."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Steak ordered med well, came back rare. Sent back. Came back still rare. The rest of the meal was good"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "they rushed us. dinner came while our apptz plates were still on the table, which had been sitting for awhile. We had to help bus them. Then after dinner -they really didnt clear/clean table either. waiter would see it all, but leave for the bus guys who were slow. water glasses remained empty. definitely would not go back there on a holiday. crab legs = dried out."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Had the Porterhouse Steak and was great. My wife had the Filet and Crab legs and that too was great. The Lobster Mac n' Cheese was awesome, and great wine selection. Service was great. Very formal setting, the typical "Business Dinner" setting."
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "The food was great and very flavorful. It was my husbands birthday and they gave him a gift, confetti on the table and took our picture for a memory of the occasion . It is a great place to eat especially for special occasions."
    Dined on 5/25/2013
  • "Went for an anniversary lunch. The staff went over and beyond to acknowledge our celebration. The rose and confetti on the table, the complimentary picture and dessert and the card (signed by employees) were ALL unexpected and special touches that made us feel treasured. The food was excellent and next time we've decided to try other things on the menu."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "The Capital Grill was, as usual, excellent. service, wine, food and atmosphere all combine to make it an ideal location for a romantic dinner, a dinner with friends, or in my case time with business partners and customers. Our server Suzanne did a wonderful job, our compliments to the entire staff."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "OUr entrees of lamb chops and a featured Italian tenderloing were outstanding. Lobster mac and cheese has never disappointed as our shared side. Service at dinner was well-timed, attentive, and friendly. A perfect evening for date night."
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "Would recommend capital grille to anyone that's in the area.. Food was great.. Had to send steaks back cause undercooked at first and when we got them back they were perfect.. That was only flaw. The staff is great"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "This is our second trip there in the last year. Great beef both times, the sides are also very good. the menu shows size of the portions in oz. I wanted a large cut of beef that night and was able to order accordingly. the sides are good sized as well, easily feeds two. For an expensive place ($100/person) we were surprised at the at the more affordable wine bottle prices. We had a nice bottle of french for under $30. Service this time was average, last time it was supper. Tables are nicely spaced so the noise level was moderate, at that level of restaurant I prefer quiet."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "We celebrated our wedding anniversary at Captial Grille. In the special notes section on Open Table I indicated our wedding anniversary. Our table had a single red rose and card signed by the staff. The manager also stopped over to congradulate us. The food was excellent and our server was amazing. Every experience at CG has always exceeded expectations."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Wonderful service from the valet parking, to the wait staff, to the manager coming to each table to guarantee satisfaction. Several menu choices were customized for the time of year and were extremely flavorful. Because of the prices, this restaurant is a “Special Occasion” or “Important Business” type of location. Costs may be high but the food is superb."
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "Capital Grille is one of my favorites. I selected this dining experience for my new employees. I wanted them to be able to discuss the experience with friends and family."
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "We visit this restaurant about 3 times a year and it is always fantastic. The chef split a 10oz Filet for my wife and I and cooked it 2 diff ways. We had the lobster mac and cheese, clam chowder and the calamari. All were cooked perfectly"
    Dined on 1/10/2014