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About The Capital Grille - Cincinnati
You are cordially invited to be wined, dined, and dazzled at The Capital Grille. Enjoy nationally renowned steaks — dry aged and hand-cut on premises by the restaurant's own butchers — the freshest of seafood, creative sides, and irresistible desserts prepared on-site every day. All accompanied by an acclaimed wine list, carefully curated by The Capital Grille's Sommelier, featuring more than 350 labels from around the world. Experience gracious, anticipatory service in the comfortable, sophisticated dining room, or host a flawless event in a private dining room appointed with a full complement of state-of-the-art media technology. A memorable evening or afternoon of fine dining awaits at The Capital Grille.
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Cincinnati, OH 45209
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine
The Capital Grille offers private dining accommodations for up to 32 guests. From making formal business proposals to making toasts with a gathering of friends, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private event.
The Capital Grille - Cincinnati Ratings and Reviews
We dine at Capital Grill fairly often. This was our worst experience ever. Our waiter, Michael , was at the table only twice. He took our order and our bill. We had to flag down waitstaff when the swordfish was undercooked and cold. It took 15 minutes for the fish to return to the table. The rest in our party was finished. The manager delivered the reheated fish and said it would be removed from our tab. The bill came.... and the swordfish was on it. We dined at the Precinct last weekend. Capital Grill has to step up their game to be competitive in Cincinnati. Their prices are way to high for less than stellar service.
The bread was excellent. This is a steak house type of restaurant. They have only 3 seafood entree selections and one chicken so you should be prepared to eat red meat. The lobster crab cakes were too chewy. I had to spit out my lobster it was so tough. I had French onion soup and it was the smallest portion I have ever seen for FOS. The calamari was good. The coconut cream pie was tasty. Overall a bit over priced I felt for the quality of food but it was a nice atmosphere for pleasant conversation. I might not go again.
The server was so personable and sweet. The food was good but the only issue it was cold.
First the Lobster Bisque was cold so we had to send it back and they pushed the food back so when it was served our filets were cold and we had to send it back. Overall, we like Capital Grille and our Server was really good, but the cold food was disappointing.
My dad wanted to take my husband and me to lunch as a thank you for what we do to keep him in his home. (He’s 93.) We were able to grab a table in the sun room, so he could hear. They have always been most accommodating.
We all loved our food. And the service was perfect.
Went to Capital Grille again for Thanksgiving. There were a couple of glitches - but let's just say that the manager Chris more than took care of them. Everything ended up very good and we will definitely be back soon - the food at Capital Grille is always excellent!
The dining experience is always exceptional. Very professional with a comfortable atmosphere. Staff is knowledgeable, courteous and sincere in making everything just right. Manager was warm and asked if there was anything we needed. Told him we were in good hands. Wes our server was great. Timing and suggestions fluid. Don’t change anything. Fine dinning with a personal touch. Thank you and see you soon.
We made reservations for Thanksgiving for our family of 6. First of all, we were not seated in the main dining room but a room off the bar that was more of an enclosed patio. It was actually not what I envisioned having visited twice before seated in the main dining room. But, it was good for our family. The Capital Grille is one of these establishments that tends to have people who "over wait" the table. I had to ask for the wine list 3 or 4 times before I actually received it, even though she came to the table that many times to tell me she would bring it later. The sharp edged menu hit my sherry glass and it spilled on the table. At first, she ignored it. Then, second guessing herself, realized that she better at least acknowledge it. Then, later on, she pardoned herself from our table verbally admitting that she must tend to a new table that was just seated. Not professional at all. The rule for a place of this level is "attentive but not intrusive." Having said that, last time I was there we had such a waiter, so they do exist at the Capital Grille. Next time, I would specify the "main dining room" when making reservations on such a holiday. I felt like an unwanted relative eating on the back porch. But, the meal was great, food was superb and the atmosphere always first class.
Went for the first time to celebrate my birthday and had a wonderful experience. The confetti and card on the table was so sweet as well as the complimentary delicious dessert. They did a great job making me feel special. And the food was outstanding! We will definitely be back!
We thoroughly enjoyed the restaurant. We had heard about it many times but never tried it. We have a Cincinnati Playhouse subscription and usually go to dinner before the play. I put a note in the reservation regarding the time we needed to be finished up and ready to go and they were very timely so that we weren't rushed nor worried about making it to the play. All four of us enjoyed it. I have a good recipe for Brussels Sprouts, but The Capital Grille sprouts are far and away the best I've ever had - and I lived in Belgium for a few years!
, the steaks and seafood were fantastic great wine selection my date enjoyed her vodka cocktail that was handmade just a great place to unwind have a nice date night being able to talk and conversate and get to know one another I was perfect for that and Barry the waiter was probably the best way to I've had and forever
Great place for all occasions. Been there many times. Only one bad experience, one hour to bclosing time on our anniversary. Not the best waitress and cook staff wanted to leave. However, it is my go to place. I’ll give them a break. That was only one time out of over 40 visits
We were celebrating 2 birthdays. Joe, our waiter, was very attentive, paid attention to detail and even went above to bring French fries along with the Parmesan truffle fries because we had two teenagers in our party. The food was outstanding, the presentation exceptional and the share dishes were delicious. We will certainly be returning! Thank you Capital Grille for a memorable evening!
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