The Capital Grille - Minneapolis
The Capital Grille - Minneapolis

The Capital Grille - Minneapolis

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/
  • Phone: (612) 692-9000
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:00am – 2:30pm; 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: Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Crystal Morris
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: The Capital Grille will cater parties of 20 to 100 guests with outstanding food & service.
  • Special Events: For group dining or other special events, please contact our Sales and Marketing Manager today.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 8th Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking begins each evening at 5 p.m.

    Public lots available:
    Lasalle Plaza
    30 South 9th Street
    Next to YMCA and in our building


    Park & Shop Parking Ramp
    24 8th St. South

    Lasalle Court Parking Ramp
    811 Lasalle Avenue

A word from The Capital Grille - Minneapolis
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. Located in the heart of the Hennepin Theatre District.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
The Capital Grille - Minneapolis reviews from OpenTable diners
286 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (237)notable wine list (148)romantic (140)fit for foodies (124)good for groups (73)hot spot (36)great for lunch (25)vibrant bar scene (24)neighborhood gem (20)late-night find (17)great for brunch (3)kid-friendly (2)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Awesome dinner!
    Caie
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Our server had great recommendations from the appetizers through main course. We were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and champagne and dessert was on the house which made the dinner more enjoyable!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Downtown
    GWD36217
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    Decided to sit at bar and eat - Was a excellent choice. Had great service, drinks, and food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MnGrrlVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    I love Capital Grill. Their Delmonico steak is one of my favorites. Good service. The greeters/hostesses seemed a bit overwhelmed and not terribly welcoming the last time I was there, but that was an anomaly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Elly
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Our 3 generation family had a variety of entrees and we all loved our choices. There were entries for everyone's taste, from vegetarian to seafood to steak. The service was impeccable. The ambiance was cozy and beautiful, as we had a booth in the corner which we needed for a quieter corner. The double birthday surprize was marvelous! This was a perfect 10 dining experience and one of the best of our lives!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best service in a long time!
    Pepero01
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    Our server, Chris, was absolutely professional, attentive, and went above and beyond to make our dinner celebration very special. He made sure that our food was to our exact satisfaction, made wonderful suggestions, and truly was a big part in our decision to return to the restaurant in the future.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fell short of expectations
    RickVIP
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    First time at this location, but have dined at other Capitol Grille locations. Wedge salad lettuce was less than crisp. Both of us had steaks that were a little overcooked and one was a tad dry. Truffle fries were excellent, as were he mushrooms. Server was excellent, BUT the lowlight of the business dinner was when the entrees arrived while we were both still finished the first courses. Restaurant was not crowded and this should have been better planned. Had to send them back which may be the reason steaks ended up overcooked. Would go back, but would not rush back based on this experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Service
    king1234
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We made reservations & were able to be seated immediately upon arrival. Our table had some birthday confetti for my boyfriends birthday which was nice. We loved the food the we ordered and were pleasantly surprised at the desert we got for His birthday. My only complaints are we were sat a table for two & the entire time we kept noticing how far apart we were. The table was placed the long way probably to make more room for the area. There was also a lot of noise so talking to each other was like yelling across the table. We were also very crowded into our place. We are both smaller sized people so were able to squeeze in & out when needed however the couples on either side of us were large people so were constantly excusing ourselves.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    steakpurist
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Fabulous food, lots of special perks for our special occasion celebration, and we all loved our server, Lynn.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great place
    T2MN
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Went for a special occasion and they made it such. Great food and service
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very very good
    Jenben
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Loved everything about this place. Food was excellent. A place to go before the shows downtown. Valet parking made it easier too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday dinner
    Sonicsraindrop
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    They really went out of their way to make sure my birthday dinner was great. They had confetti on the table and a dessert with a candle. It was just enough and not over the top. The filet was cooked to perfection. Would definitely eat there again.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food
    barbie1
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    The food was excellent but was only lukewarm and should have been hotter. This is our favorite restaurant in Minneapolis and is generally excellent. It was quite busy when we were there so I am sure our food should have been brought out sooner. This is a top notch restaurant and a situation like this rarely happens.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent service
    JHT44
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    We went there for my husband's birthday. Red wine we had was good taste. We ordered Filet Mignon and Dry Aged Porterhouse steak for entree. Both were excellent quality. Only one thing I would like to mention is that salt on our steaks were too strong for us. Our server, Shannon is knowledgeable, pleasant and patient. Thank you very much for a wonderful, memorable dining.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always terrific
    Disappointed
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    Known for the steak - only place my wife gets steak, but I usually have fish and it is also very good. Service is impeccable. And try the warm black bread with raisins!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Serious Steaks!
    MrPeabody
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    The menu is short and to the point - steaks, steaks and steaks. With a side of seafood and a stray lamb. The salad we had (shaved beets) was excellent. The steak was cooked to perfection (and I have a very high standard for steak) and the scallops with rissotto were exceptional. The wine list is extensive, and we were able to find a very nice bottle that was moderatley priced. Desert was coffee and a very nice sea salt & carmel gelato, house made. The service was attentive without being intrusive. All in all, a very, very nice 3 hour meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Capital Grille Never Disappoints
    EWan
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    The expression "you get what you pay for" holds very true for Capital Grille. Although it is on the expensive side, the food, service and atmosphere is excellent. We had a great time with another couple and thought the food was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent food!
    Dianne
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Our table of 6 all truly enjoyed our appetizers, dinners, cocktails and wine. The filet and lobster combo were delicious! Our son raved about the sliced filet with mushrooms. Our lovely booth/table was perfect for allowing conversation in this busy restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • awesome
    Bella
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    We had a great time and as always I am impressed with the outstanding service!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • 2nd to NONE
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    The filet not only was fork tender, but melted in your mouth. Service, outstanding.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our 15 year Wedding Anniversary*
    glittergirl29
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    It was a delight from the moment we walked in* The food was absolutely delicious & they treated us with such care as we Celebrated our 15 year anniversary!!! Thank you very much for making it such a memorable experience~
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steak night.
    DaniH
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    It was a good place. They have a great app to help choose a wine. They really pushed getting a bottle but I was driving and didn't need to drink that much. The steak wS good. I'm not sure it was a $50 steak but it was decent. The sides were average. The one thing that was great we're the crab and lobster cakes. Delicious!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good service
    Bskusske
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Great steaks! Service was awesome. Have us a few things to try as we were waiting for our food. Nice wine.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always perfect!
    Perfection
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    I've been there several times and never had anything less than an outstanding experience. World class.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding
    PoppoVIP
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    The food and service were fabulous. Steaks came to the table at the perfect temperature. My water glass was filled every time I took a sip. The manager personally brought over dessert in honor of my birthday.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Birthday
    bobob1916VIP
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    Had a perfect birthday dinner. Thanks very much to our server Chris who helped make the night perfect.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Never fails to impress
    Afoodie
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    This restaurant is a consistent winner. With service that is unexcelled--friendly, attentive and precise--the food is almost a secondary aspect. On the other hand, the food is phenomenal, always prepared to please. And just a dollop of chocolate to finish. Perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • AWESOME down to the last detail
    CookingkatieVIP
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    This place NEVER disappoints. We went there for our 1st year wedding anniversary. When we arrived they have little hearts on the table and were going to give us complimentary Champagne. Neither one of us drink so our outstanding waiter- Shannon - ran around and got us ginger ale instead (bonus point). Our food was absolutely exceptional. We both were looking forward to having the Oscar filet but didn't see it on the menu. Shannon told us that if that was what we wanted she could get it for us (second bonus). It was exceptional!! Then out of no where she shows up with this amazing platter of desserts - complimentary (third bonus) The people are great and the food even better. We always go to Capital Grille for all our special occasions!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Michele
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Meticulous attention to detail and needs of diners. Special recognition of event made this birthday all the more special.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Steakhouse in Downtown
    citygirlVIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Capital Grille never disappoints: wonderful steaks, great service and affordable wines. They even offer complimentary valet service after 5:00 pm.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good food GREAT SERVICE
    lovegoodfood
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    This place is just wonderful. This wasn't our first time there and definitely wont be our last. We both started with wine which was great. Their wine list is on an ipad with descriptions of all the wines. We both had salads which were good the caesar salad had good cheese on it. For entree's we both had the filet mignon. Mine was cooked medium and her's was medium well. My steak was so tender I was able to cut it effortlessly with a butter knife, it was also extremely moist. My girlfriend's steak was a little more tough and a little more dry. With that being said I highly recommend a medium or medium rare steak. The meals accompaniments were good. The service was the best. This restaurant should train other restaurants on service
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Capital Grille Experience
    ChaNikki
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Love the complimentary valet! We decided to try the restaurant week menu, and the dried aged steak with mashed potatoe and green bean sides was delicious. The dessert was really good too, very good cheese cake with the creme brûlée-like hard topping. We also had the flourless chocolate cake too, which was very rich in flavor and the fruit toppings balanced it out nicely. The mojitos and the "Adult Arnold Palmer" cocktails were just ok. After a decent dinner, one of the waiters bagged our leftovers to go and also refilled our eaten mashed potatoes which was very nice of them. Had a pleasant dinner there, would have to go back and try their lunch menu next time.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    MSPDINER
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Food was fantastic as always and the service impeccable. Best in the twin cities!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Service!
    AngelicKitten
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    This was our first experience at The Capital Grille and it was outstanding! We participated in Restaurant Week, but were also celebrating our one year anniversary. They made the evening so special for us. The free valet parking was a treat, along with the table decorations, champagne and they Happy Anniversary written in chocolate on our dessert plate. They go above and beyond for service. The food was delicious too! Great place to celebrate that special occasion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place to dine in MPLS.
    tbelty
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Everything from start to finish was amazing. Highly recommend the Kona blend on steaks. Our waiter Michael did a wonderful job. Very professional and welcoming. Thank you!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    We had never been to the Capital Grille before and were thoroughly impressed. We went during Mpls/St. Paul restaurant week and found their menu fantastic!!! My husband and I ordered different things and both loved our meals! We will definitely dine there again and will recommend it to others!!!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Sirlion steak offered for Restaurant Week lunch special (Oct 2014) was outstanding! The cheesecake was de-lish too!!! Wish the portions were bigger. Couldn't get enough! :D
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Top Notch in Every Way
    LPig
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Only second time here. Steak and Salmon were fantastic. Service that exceeds any expectations. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic Meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    The meal was delicious, steaks were cooked to perfection, mashed potatoes were amazing. I would highly recommend this place. Wine list on the iPad was also a very nice touch
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing steak
    Amaz
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Restaurant week is such a steal of a deal for great food at an affordable price. Always our favorite and we keep going back. Get the Kona crusted filet mignon; no regrets and the cheesecake is awesome with fresh berries. The flour less chocolate cake is pretty much pure chocolate and one bite and your done.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous night at Capital Grille
    Buckaroo
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Went for Restaurant Week and it could not have been better! Food-outstanding, service-fabulous and ambience just perfect. Our steaks were so tender and flavorful and done perfectfully. It was a special evening with my parents who were celebrating their 64th anniversary-just perfect!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic