The Capital Grille - Denver
The Capital Grille - Denver

The Capital Grille - Denver

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/
  • Phone: 3035392500x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:00am – 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Monday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm – 11:00pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Larry Bergstein
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: For group dining or other special events, please contact the Sales Manager today.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 15th Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We provide Valet service directly in front of the restaurant for an $8 fee after 4pm. Complimentery Valet parking during our lunch hours (before 4pm).
A word from The Capital Grille - Denver
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.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
The Capital Grille - Denver reviews from OpenTable diners
190 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (154)notable wine list (112)romantic (92)fit for foodies (75)good for groups (52)vibrant bar scene (47)hot spot (46)great for lunch (26)neighborhood gem (20)late-night find (10)great for brunch (8)kid-friendly (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Everything was great, except
    EatemupVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2008
    Everything was great, except I think they've gotten WAY over-priced! My son's entree was $44 (the Special) and it consisted of 2 SMALL pieces of beef on a bed of something, mashed potatoes, I think. The drinks were also unnecessarily expensive! A suggestion: When the waiter describes the "Special" he/she should tell the price. This is more comfortable than the patron having to ask! Many restaurants do this - I'd say more do than don't...Other than the tab, all was way above par!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service, nice wine list
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 7/14/2008
    Great service, nice wine list and perfectly cooked steaks. Be careful not to eat too much!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Only disappointment was a
    Littleton
    Dined on 7/12/2008
    Only disappointment was a table full of rowdy kids (somehow got into a semi-private dining area at a very nice steakhouse). Management apologized for the volume and actions of the table. That made the ambiance and overall experience of this restaurant sub-par on this visit. Food was excellent (as is the norm for the restaurant).
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • True to advice I had heard,
    Dachsund
    Dined on 7/11/2008
    True to advice I had heard, when I made the reservation I let them know this was an anniversary celebration and they made good with the booth, flower petals on the table, a congratulatory card, and all the staff congratulated us. Also received free dessert though we were so stuffed that we shared one. Service was top notch--very attentive without being bothersome. You could tell they were highly trained by leaving my empty plate until my wife was finished so she didn't feel awkward. The food was all very well prepared; we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I only rated 4 stars because I thought for the price they met and exceeded standards for this price range.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We were not impressed at all.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/8/2008
    We were not impressed at all. The food was ok but the service was very poor. This was our first time at the Grille and probably the last.We finished our salids and for 15 minutes servers, managers and table helpers passed by not asking if we were finished and could they take our plates away, and even a person that poured water left without asking also. For the price and the hype of this restaurant we were very disappointed. The server even brought out our steaks and said he would be back to check if they were done properly and returned 10 minutes later. Maybe they should have some one go to DelFriscos and see how the waiters stand by the table and have you check your steak before they leave.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The Capital Grille rocks.
    VegasvisitorVIP
    Dined on 7/8/2008
    The Capital Grille rocks. Excellent service and the food is always high quality. Sunshine is the best hostess in all of Denver!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We live in Minneapolis and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/2/2008
    We live in Minneapolis and love the Capital Grille here. We had the the same service in Denver as we receive in Minneapolis. It felt like we were still at home. Excellent food, excellent service, everyone was so friendly! Thank You for the wonderful dining experience! Next time we are in Denver we definitely will be back to the The Capital Grille. Thank you so much for making our evening wonderful! We love "The Capital Grille".
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food and wine were gerat,
    JMW22VIP
    Dined on 6/29/2008
    The food and wine were gerat, and the service was even better! Tom Delgado was our server, and he was absolutely fantastic and made our evening even more enjoyable! The restaurant accomodated our requests and the manager was attentive and appreciative. My first time dining at Capital Grill was a few months ago and the food was fine, but nothing special. I am glad we decided to come back, as my second experience was wonderful. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Consistently one of the best
    DiningDowntownVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2008
    Consistently one of the best restaurants in Denver.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous food, service and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/26/2008
    Fabulous food, service and ambiance. A perfect special occasion restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The lobster and crab cake
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/26/2008
    The lobster and crab cake was outstanding. However,the waiter's suggestion of the Delmonico steak was a disaster. If this place wants to compete on a gourmet steak level with the likes of Morton's it is going to have to get its meat act together. The steak was way too thin and the absurd coatings overpowered the flavor of the meat. If I go back I will try their seafood.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The staff was absolutely wonderful.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/24/2008
    The staff was absolutely wonderful. Would return again. The food is top of the line.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great attention to the guest
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 6/18/2008
    Great attention to the guest of honor (birthday). Personalized birthday wishes from the restaurant. VERY NICE!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • i always enjoy the best dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/17/2008
    i always enjoy the best dinner out and the best service in capital Grill keep the good work
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • service is significantly better
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/16/2008
    service is significantly better than at most similar steakhouse-type places
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good steak place...a little
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/15/2008
    Good steak place...a little old school but the superb service is timeless!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was the first time I had
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/14/2008
    It was the first time I had been there.  My husband has been many times for business.  Excellent choice for us.  Our waiter 'Rick', was outstanding.  We will pick him on every return.  He is pleasant, helpful, attentive, and friendly.  We enjoyed his company as a waiter.  The food was very exceptional.  Rick helped us on some choices.  We had a very wonderful time.  We were the first to arrive at 4:30.  Every waiter greeted us has we went by.  The person at the front desk was very pleasant as well.  I had an awesome evening.  Thank You. Susan Cooper
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Didn't really like our table
    dropnh
    Dined on 6/8/2008
    Didn't really like our table right in the middle of traffic. They quickly moved us to a booth cherfully. The steaks were excellent. All the food was very good. The service was good too. It was an excellent dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our dining experience was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/7/2008
    Our dining experience was wonderful. Our waiter, Tom, was excellent and very patient with us. Our food came out just right and the wine was excellent. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a great dinner experience...
    Brouigu1VIP
    Dined on 6/6/2008
    Always a great dinner experience... Not an everyday place for dinner, but a great spot for special occasions or for a special someone. Service is always fantastic and we enjoy our visits every time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • From the moment the valet
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 6/5/2008
    From the moment the valet takes your car to being greeted by the hostess and them meeting your server, the experience is 5 star. Our server, John just couldn't do enough for us and his was very nice without being overbearing. There are many choices for Steakhouses in Denver and Capital Grille does vary from city to city, but in Denver this is the best with Elway's a very very close second, and then "all the rest".
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • waiter went to extents to
    marshalla
    Dined on 6/5/2008
    waiter went to extents to explain the quality of the meats/steaks and specifically detailed about how "medium" would come out in preparation. Steak was delivered overdone...in fact, well done. I had to mention to server and to her credit she later sent manager who offered to replace it. It wasn't worth sending back given the business lunch I was in the middle of. But then as I was eating I noticed that the lettuce was horribly wilted. Ended up not eating most of the salad entree. Last two meals I had here were exceptional. Just disappointing given the expectations for the place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Valet parking was hard to
    TgifarrisVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2008
    Valet parking was hard to locate if you've never driven to the restaurant before, but the manager kindly reimbursed me for my parking. Our waters came with debris from a plant that had apparently dropped into them from someplace else as there were no plants on our table. My side dish didn't come out until I was almsot done with my meal (the server comped it) and my steak was undercooked, but I didn't say anything about the steak because I felt like I'd complained enough already and I hate sending food back. The service was excellent and overall the food very good.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our waiter, Jamil, was outstanding!
    Goody
    Dined on 5/30/2008
    Our waiter, Jamil, was outstanding! We will be sure to request him when we come back.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Waiter took his explanation
    toperaVIP
    Dined on 5/25/2008
    Waiter took his explanation of the menu items to a level of detail that was painful to listen to. Good intentions but very intrusive. Food was good.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Capital Grille went above
    riddsgirl
    Dined on 5/24/2008
    Capital Grille went above and beyond our expectations! I had mentioned our anniversary when I booked the reservation for my husband and myself, and they not only gave us the booth I requested, but they also decorated the table with rose petals and gave us an anniversary card. The service was outstanding, and they even gave us three complementary desserts! I would highly recommend the Capital Grille for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We've dined there before and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 5/18/2008
    We've dined there before and while the service was excellent, the food seemed not as good as before. The filet mignon was dried to almost crispy on the outside even though we'd ordered one rare and the other medium rare, and the au gratin potatos (that used to be a standout) and the asparagus side orders were passable, but not up to their previous standard. Dessert? While they were incredibly generous and sweet to provide it gratis (with roses!) in celebration of our wives' matching birthdays, they were not anywhere near the quality or flavor of competing restaurants' dessert offerings. The service, on the other hand, was outstanding; but the bottom line is we'll probably chose Elways or Del Friscos the next time.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Koma crust Filet was best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 5/17/2008
    Koma crust Filet was best steak ever...French frys need to be skinnier// Onion straws need more spice. overall nice Thanks Service by Rick was fine.. Good coffee ( first cup was cold tho second was fine)
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We ordered cappuccinos at
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/16/2008
    We ordered cappuccinos at the end of the meal, we were not served cappuccino, we received some kind of really gross coffee. Realllllllly grossss! Also how did we consistently get forgotten? Two different managers came to apologize? Then we were comp'd dessert after we said we don't want dessert, why didn't you comp the coffee?
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We had an outstanding waiter
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 5/13/2008
    We had an outstanding waiter who was very knowledgeable in wine and food. He made this a fine dining experience.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We had an exceptional dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/11/2008
    We had an exceptional dining experience. Our waiter was wonderful - attentive, thoughtful, helpful and friendly, not pretentious. The steak was perfect, and I also really enjoyed the brown bread, au grautin potatoes and coconut cream pie. The wine list was extensive, with a broad price range, which I appreciated. The wine I had was very good and affordable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I've been to Capital Grille
    EAtraVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2008
    I've been to Capital Grille a number of times and lately the food has not been as good as it was. Particulary for the price point. I will likey visit less.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • meat not up to usual standards,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 5/10/2008
    meat not up to usual standards, side dish portions not as large as usual
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Capital Grille is a restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/10/2008
    The Capital Grille is a restaurant that never fails to please. Outstanding service, food, atmosphere, the works, whether for lunch or dinner! We took our 10 year old niece there for a special dinner with Mom and Auntie. She wanted pasta which was not on the menu, so our wonderful, talented waiter, Randy, had the Chef prepare a special pasta dish for her with all of the ingredients she wanted. She was thrilled and her created dish was fabulous! Not only that, Randy had the Chef bring out a LIVE lobster (named Larry, of course) just to show her what a full size living lobster looked like! The service, menu, wine list at The Capital Grille can't be beat. We HIGHLY recommend it to everyone. Judi Cloutier and Joni Norwood
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We have been to Capital Grille
    Angie
    Dined on 5/9/2008
    We have been to Capital Grille several times before and have always had an outstanding experience. This time the service was less than we typically see. Not as attentive, slow to return for our wine selection so that we were well into dinner before our wine arrived, not as helpful, etc. Nothing really major, just not the caliber of service we have come to expect from Capital Grille.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We took our daughter for a
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 5/8/2008
    We took our daughter for a college graduation celebration and they were great! We have dined there frequently in Chicago, but it was our daughters first time and they "wowed" her. The kitchen appeared to be having a little trouble with the steaks and our server recognized it even though I was not going to say anything. While that normally will keep me from going back, their immediate attention was recognized and greatly appreciated. Our overall experience was great and our server was the reason!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We had a fabulous dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 5/3/2008
    We had a fabulous dining experience, the menu, service, presentation and quality were above expectations.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My wife took me to the Capital
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/3/2008
    My wife took me to the Capital Grille for my birthday and we had a great overall experience. The valet parking was quick and efficient. The service was outstanding – the entry doors were opened for us, we were greeted by a very friendly Hostess and Manager. We were seated in a semi-private room (4 tables total). Our servers were very polite, friendly and knowledgeable. We started with the pan fried calamari with hot cherry peppers – excellent! We followed with the Caesar and spinach salads – both were good. Our main courses were the filet oscar (excellent) and the citrus glazed salmon (very good). Overall our dining experience was very good. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Probably the best steak I
    MIke
    Dined on 5/2/2008
    Probably the best steak I have ever had, and the sides were great too. Nice wine list, nice experience. The Doli Stoli (pineapple infused vodka) is a must have, amazaningly smooth.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always good. Service was fine,
    JeffBVIP
    Dined on 5/1/2008
    Always good. Service was fine, but not it's usual outstanding job.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic