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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.

Download our mobile app to see today's wine list and pairings curated by our Sommelier, make reservations, view upcoming events and purchase gift cards. Anytime, anywhere.

3821 Edwards Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
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

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(513) 351-0814

Website:
http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/locations/oh/cincinnati/8052

Executive Chef:
David Himmelberger

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

Private Dining

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

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Overall Rating

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food

4.8

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (85)
Good for Anniversaries (75)
Good for a Date (67)
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Good for Birthdays (62)
Romantic (59)
Business Meals (48)
Notable Wine List (43)
Fit for Foodies (33)
Quiet Conversation (30)
Worth the Drive (30)
Bar Seating (27)
Good for Groups (24)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Handcrafted Cocktails (21)
Pre/post Theatre (21)
Vibrant Bar Scene (20)
Cozy (18)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Great for Lunch (17)
Hot Spot (14)
Fun (13)
Casual (10)
Seasonal (9)
Authentic (8)
Comfort Food (8)
People Watching (8)
Disabled Access (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Healthy (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
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Quick Bite (2)
Great Beer (1)
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·Dined 12 hours ago

We had a great evening.. Samantha took great care of us... Very friendly! Amazing food!!!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined a day ago

Great food and service. Just be aware this is $100 per person meal.

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 (Miami)·Dined 2 days ago

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.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 2 days ago

Excellent service and amazing food!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 2 days ago

Exceptional service, steak was perfect, and overall great experience!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 4 days ago

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.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Notable Wine List
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 4 days ago

I rated the service a 3 star because we had 2 waitresses. One was excellent, Stacie and the other wasn't.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 5 days ago

The service was unbelievable slow even thought they didn't seem very busy. Other than that we enjoyed our birthday lunch with a friend!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 5 days ago

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.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 6 days ago

Always the best! It's my favorite Cincinnati restaurant for any occasion. Some items are a bit pricey, but worth every penny.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Disabled Access
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Amazing. As usual. Never disappointed.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Great food great night - William was an excellent service provider and we had a wonderful time

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Capital Grille website menu listed entre prices averaging $30. In the restaurant about $45 was the result. More than expensive, we found this misleading.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The best place to eat in Cincinnati
Petar, Ashley and Aryk rock.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Terrific food and service however, over-priced vs. competition also with terrific food and service (Precinct, Carlo and Johnny, Tony’s, Eddie Merlot, Embers, etc.) which are therefore, better values.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Service is great. Tasty food. Pricy but worth it.

Tags: Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 28, 2017

Excellent meal and service. Perfect place for a productive business lunch!

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching, Great for Brunch, Paleo Friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 28, 2017

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.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (SW Indiana)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Always good. Disaappointed Chris and Petar were not working but Jeremy took really good care of us. Food, ambience and service is always the best. They know all the things we like and always insure we are well taken care of. Great evening.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

The Capital Grille always up to the task with regards to providing a great meal but David our server made the meal exceptional, and the pumpkin cheesecake didn’t hurt!

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Comfort Food
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 23, 2017

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!

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Dinner was excellent. William, our server, was excellent as well. We have never had a bad experience when we visit Capital Grill.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had our thanksgiving dinner for the 4th year at The Capital Grille

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 23, 2017

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.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

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.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Romantic
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Awesome steak house. Great service from the moment we walked thru the door. Only complaint I have is the poor bourbon selection. Need to add some stock and more of the higher end selections.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 18, 2017

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!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 18, 2017

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!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

, 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

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent food and superb service. We had a wonderful evening.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Our server Jeremy was excellent. The food and drinks were top notch. It was a special touch the manager Drew stopped by..

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 16, 2017

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

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Romantic, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Our favorite upscale restaurant in Cincinnati. The streaks are perfection, and so is the service. Jeremy was wonderful!

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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 12, 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant. It is a little pricey, but wonderful service and food.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Business Meals
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Place where you can go to always count on excellent food.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We dined in the bar and enjoyed the Wagyu and Wine special. Our server, Mandi, gave us superior service. The atmosphere and the service at the Capital Grille is always a notch above most chain restaurants.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Not as good as usual...we have been here several times...I always order the filet......It was very good, but not melt in your mouth fabulous...I can't pinpoint why, but it would not stop me from returning again

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

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!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had a great dinner. Food was excellent, and Sam did a wonderful job as our waitress.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Will made our anniversary special!

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