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
188 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (157)notable wine list (113)romantic (93)fit for foodies (71)good for groups (50)hot spot (43)vibrant bar scene (41)great for lunch (28)neighborhood gem (23)late-night find (16)great for brunch (9)scenic view (2)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • THE BEST FOR A REASON !
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Always consistent. The gals upfront do a wonderful job. We love Sunshine: she is so good and attentive to details and very responsive to special requests. The Grill is lucky to have her. I am sure all the customers love her. We enjoyed meeting Dustin, one of the new managers. The food and service are always outstanding. Their Restaurant Week menu is a great value.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always 5 Stars
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Another wonderful night at Capital Grill. This restaurant never fails to excel in every level. A favorite!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fabulous score for Restaurant Week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    As first timers we took advantage of Restaurant week to sample the Capital Grille. We were not disappointed. The steaks were wonderful and perfectly cooked. The rest of the meal was a bit uneven. The caesar salad was a bit ordinary with one, seriously one, anchovy. The bread assortment was fabulous especially the pumpernickel and the desserts, a cheesecake and flourless chocolate cake were excellent. The shrimp cocktail was a little disappointing as the shrimp was not sweet and slightly undercooked. While appetizers, sides, and desserts were on the whole merely adequate except for the bread, I would go back, at full price to eat the steaks. At $30 for salad, steak, and dessert, it was a steal.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always Outstanding
    AudeoVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Of all the Capital Grilles I visit (Fort Worth to Pittsburgh), Denver should be their absolute flagship. None can compare to their service here, and Denver has the BEST lobster bisque of all! Last, but absolutely not least, no Capital Grille but Denver's has the superlative hostess, Sunshine. You can't possibly dream of a better place than this!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • excellent food and service
    auroraVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    very busy and a little loud until the crowds dwindled down. food was excellent. service was attentive without being overbearing
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A chain restaurant in every way
    KellUtopianEventsVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    I avoid chain restaurants as a general rule.The food is salty, the service is robotic, the prices are unwarranted, and the crowd is unruly and unpleasant due to general morale mismanagement. I tried Capital Grille after being referred by a couple people. I regret that decision. My most prominent complaints are the cost, the extremely loud atmosphere, the extreme wait for everything, and the robotic unpleasantness they call customer service. Denver's food scene is vibrant and alive and there are COUNTLESS alternatives that offer a 5 star experience for a fraction of the cost and inconvenience available here.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Myself and three friends went to dinner and we all loved the Restaurant. We did not know what to expect and were pleased it was so classy. Our Waiter was wonderful; and the food was also great. I left my Visa at the Restaurant and they mailed it to me right away. I would pick this as one of the best Restaurants in Denver ; and have been to many top restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Great Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The Capital Grill is our favorite go to place for great food, great service and good wine. The food is very flavorful, the waiting staff has a good understanding of the wine selection and the service staff cooperates to provide excellent service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    I went for 5280 and the food was amazing and Stephanie was great. I will be back for dinner again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • restaurant week
    jjandjd
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    We went for restaurant week. The beef medallions melted in your mouth. Everything was great. We definitely will be going back to try their regular menu items.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    My fiance and I recently came here during restaurant week. We've been here several times before and LOVE the food, so figured we would get it at the discount rate. The portion sizes and choices were very generous and definitely exceeded the $30/person we put out. Our server was very helpful and polite, but they always are at this place. Would definitely recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A dinner to remember
    gastronome
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We dined with two other couples and although the Restaurant was full, we were immediately taken to our table and introduced to our very attentive waitress Kayla, who took our drink orders and left us to settle in and peruse the menu. Dustin, the manager came by to offer us a free taste of a Belgian juniper gin and get our impressions. All 6 of us were very pleased with quality, presentation and taste of our dinners and the classy yet relaxed ambiance of Capitol Grille. A Denver gem to which we will return again and again for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delivers As Always
    JoyOnPearlSt
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    The Capital Grille always delivers...food, drink and outstanding service. We were lucky enough to get a reservation during Denver Restaurant Week. The salads (had the caesar with fresh water anchovies) were outstanding and the entrees were cooked to such perfection that the meat slid off the bone of the Kona steak. The waitstaff and table assistants had wonderful attitudes and were great. Lane, our waiter and Dustin the manager made us feel taken care of and important...and they were a lot of fun! Thank you, Capital Grille!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An extremely fine dining Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Our nite of dining at the Capital Grill was extraordinary. The ambience was quite elegant, yet soft and subdued. And this was with the restaurant's tables filled. The service was simply outstanding. Our waiter, Santiago, and the rest of the staff insured that we were well taken care of. My husband asked if a Bone IN Filet was available, as it was not on the Menu. Without hesitation, our waiter, Santiago, said a 16 Oz Bone In Filet was a Specialty and definitely available. We were all very satisfied with our meals, desserts and coffee. The convenience of Valet Parking made it a memorable nite. We will be recommending the Capital Grill to any of our friends who are looking for a fine dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wonderful expierench
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    I give this restaurant 5 stars! Everything was perfect from the waiter's attention to the fabulous desert. I also noticed they knew how to seat people..they kept families with children in an area, large groups in another area and couples in another area. this made the experience even more enjoyable. My steak was cooked perfect and my sides were all hot. I recommend to anyone for a special occasion or just a great night out.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ok
    tastyfoodie
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I was recommended this steakhouse in the heart of larrimer square and decided to try it. The restaurant was very busy and noisy. The waiter while acomidating, was'nt the best in service. The salad was nice, the steaks were good, the desert was ok.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week Dinner Experience
    ariselaine
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Went here with friends for restaurant week. Everyone enjoyed their meals, which included steak and salmon which were both cooked to perfection. Service was excellent as our server was personable and funny, and the restaurant manager came by our table to ensure that we enjoyed our dinner and offered suggestions for next time we dined there. Sides are served for the table, which was great as there were four of us.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • JeanS
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We are typically disappointed at the 5280 deals, but this time it was great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • celebrate birthdays here
    celebr8
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We were able to have a private room to celebrate my father in law's 81st and my shins 18th birthday. It was a wonderful myth.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Consistent
    DCS821
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Capital is always a good place to go for good food & good wine. This particular time, my finacee's steak was very cold to the touch as in almost refrigerator cold when it was served but they rectified the situation promptly. Mistakes happen! But Capital is a great place to go so you should try it!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Romantic
    AshnJustin
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Everyone was very nice, professional, and very friendly. They were accommodating to our celebration of engagement.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great night out!
    MarciR
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    My husband and I went to The Capital Grille for our 10 yr anniversary. The staff was very friendly and informative. They even had roses on our table with a little card saying Happy Anniversary. The food was fantastic and we ate way too much food :) I would recomend this place to anyone wanting a special night out.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nice for special occasions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Great place for special occasions, good service good food prices are a little steep but what you would expect for this type of setting. everything a-la-carte entre average price of $50.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • KimB
    KimB
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    My husband and I made a reservation for date night, and it was fabulous! Atmosphere was great and the service was stellar! Now, the food... the lobster mac and cheese is a must have!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • foodcrazy
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The Capital Grille is my absolute favorite restaurant in Denver. Every dish I have had has been amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent lunch
    Carla
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We both had the special and it couldn't have been better. The service was superb. When we were being seated, I mentioned we wanted to linger and a booth. She took us to a perfect place to not be disturbed and really enjoy our conversation. Then we moved to the bar for a last glass of wine and had the best ambiance. The Capital Grille is a great place and you can't go wrong dining there.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wow
    CUengineer
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    After the manager sat us down at a table with rose petals after hearing we were there to celebrate our anniversary, I knew it was going to be a great night. The generous pour wine option was great. Of course the food was top of the line.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • one disappointment
    picky
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We love The Capital Grille but it was my husband's birthday and, because he is hard of hearing, I requested a quiet booth which we got in the back corner of the room and it was perfect for about fifteen minutes until a table of eight VERY LOUD people were seated next to us and from that point on he couldn't hear at all and I was having trouble myself. The waiter and manager were very gracious and even offered a complimentary desert but the noise level made it too uncomfortable to enjoy it so we just had to get out of the noise.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great as always.. Except...
    first
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Everytime when I was there it was great, the food is always great. And the service too. Except this time. For reason after we get our meal the waitress stop serviceing us with drink? I guess she think we dont need more ice tea, water and coffee. We had to ask for it. I keep seen her walk by but for some reason our Everthing else was great.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special anniversary meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    We told them it was our anniversary celebration when we made the reservation. They greeted us with "Happy Anniversary" already at the front desk. The service was special, with two roses at the table, glass of complimentary champagne to start and little hearts confetti on the table. The manager also checked on us at the table. And it was not just our table because of the anniversary, but we saw him checking in on other tables as well. Whole staff was wonderful. A great place for that special occasion. Expensive but worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amanda made our evening.
    Time2FlyAwayVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Ask for Amanda she was phenomenal. She made the evening.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not as nice as the past...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We have been going to The Capital Grille for years and this time it just was not as nice. They now charge for the valet which used to be a very nice service. Now they charge you $8! The food was nice but the experience was just not as welcoming as the past.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Spectacular experience!
    kww125
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Phenomenal food, phenomenal service, and all-around phenomenal experience. One of our favorite dining experiences!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service!
    MTchris
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Very nice meal, great steaks, great service ! With shared appetizer, entrée, salad and two drinks around 100.00 per person.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceptional Service
    Keenan
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Our server Kayla was outstanding. She was kind enough to comp us champagne and dessert when we told her it was out parents' 39th wedding anniversary. The sommelier Chris was also very nice and recommended a great red wine.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed in an old favorite
    pawl
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Cap Grille has been one of my favorites for a while, but was disappointed when I found my Halibut to have a bone in it. As I bit down, I immediately told our waitress. With that, a manager immediately came to redeem the issue. I was very impressed with that service, until he implied he was going to take the fish off check, include free dessert and give me another glass of wine on the house. Later to find out, they charged me for only half the fish, made me pay for the dessert and never came to give me another glass of wine. Disappointed is the only word I can choose for my experience at Capital Grille.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great 30th Anniversary dinner!
    LoveColoradoVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    We were seated at a wonderful, private booth near their kitchen, which was fun to watch. The table was nicely decorated in celebration of our anniversary. Such a special touch. I ordered the citrus salmon and spinach salad. Salad was terrific, as was the bread selection brought to the table ahead of time. The salmon was moist and good; however, when I was told the salmon is prepared med well, that is not what I got. It was pretty undercooked all the way through. Not the description our server told us. Nice crust though. We did the wine paring, which was a good price for all the wine we sampled. My husband had the filet with lobster tail which was great. Dessert was a good creme brulee cheesecake. Exceptional service!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always Great!
    VANB1
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    You always know you will be well-served with excellent food at Capital Grille--in any city. Our server, Victoria, took great care of us and made sure we enjoyed our meal. Bone in fillet was delicious. Excellent cocktails too.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great meal
    koopdog
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    We had just a fabulous meal with great service. The coconut pie is the best I have ever had. The steak special was just perfect. The sides just disapear.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic food and service!!
    Sarah
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Everytime we go to the capital grille the service is top notch. They always make you feel special and go above and beyond to make your meal great. The bone-in filet was to die for!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.