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About Grove Steakhouse at Viejas Casino

The Grove Steakhouse has been awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award. Resplendent with luxurious décor and a warm, inviting atmosphere, The Grove offers classic and contemporary cuisine for the definitive gourmet experience. Relax in calming ambience while you’re pampered by our world-class service. Our attention to detail and gourmet selections will make your dining experience a pleasure long remembered. Experience an exciting new menu, which includes an array of tantalizing entrées and desserts that are sure to satisfy and inspire you to return again and again.

5000 Willows Road
Alpine, CA 91901
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday: 5pm–9:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 5pm–10:30pm
Closed on Tuesday.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(619) 445-5400

Website:
http://viejas.com/grove-steakhouse

Entertainment:
Viejas Casino & Resort, proud recipient of the AAA Four Diamond award is raising the level of luxury to a new height. Whether visiting for an evening or staying for a week, this resort treasure offers an unparalleled getaway experience. Vegas-style gaming, elevated guest service, performance venues, fine dining choices, and convenient outlet shopping combine to create a uniquely satisfying entertainment experience.

Parking Details:
The Grove has both valet and regular parking.

Public Transit:
Viejas Casino & Resort offers convenient pick-up and drop-off locations throughout San Diego. For the latest schedule, please visit Viejas.com or call 619-445-5400.

Additional:
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Viejas Casino & Resort can host your event – from intimate gatherings to private parties. Viejas will handle all the dining details so you don’t have to and accommodate your every need. Please contact Michael Donovan at Midonovan@Viejas.com for availability and pricing.

Grove Steakhouse at Viejas Casino Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (26)
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Good for Anniversaries (24)
Good for a Date (18)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Worth the Drive (12)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Business Meals (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Cozy (6)
Casual (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Good for Groups (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Healthy (4)
Authentic (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Fun (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Organic (2)
People Watching (2)
Seasonal (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food and drinks. Fantastic service. Personnel were attentive. Manager and assistant manager checked to see if we were cared for and if we needed anything. Food was well prepared to our request. I believe the cost was a great value.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 2, 2018

This place has really gone downhill. The food does NOT taste the same. Not sure what’s going on, but this place use to be my favorite restaurant.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great "Date night" spot. We had great food, great conversation. It was quiet, the service was slow at times, but the food more than made up for my 20 minute cocktail wait. I'd go back again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

The service was good the food was good my steak was a little tough my salad was excellent
Thank You

Tags: Cozy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 25, 2017

What a wonderful way to spend Christmas Eve. Great food, great service!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

The food was very good and it's nice and quiet in there but it's pricey!!! Expect to pay some $$$

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 22, 2017

He had the NY Steak (medium)--had better at the Alpine Bar & Grill. I had the Filet Mignon--it was great. Both had the asparagus-it was okay. Service was great. It would have been perfect, however, at the next booth over they were very loud and talkative, so we either had to talk loud to be heard, or not say anything. I think it was better when the backs of the booth seats had the partition so the noise from the next booth over didn't interfere with what was going on in your booth.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Felix is truly the best waiter. He is part of the reason we keep coming back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Angelika went above and beyond this time to make my birthday dinner even better.
Food was at point like always.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

I love this place! A little pricey so, its's not for every day dining. Romantic ambiance, with great servious from Tom and Taylor. Food is so delicious you will not mind spending the extra $$$$

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 28, 2017

The food was delicious and the staff were very friendly and attentive.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We were here to celebrate my wife's Birthday. The staff from the hostess to our waitress as well as others really help make this evening that much more special. My scallops were sheer perfection. My wife's steak was cooked exactly as she requested. The complimentary Birthday cake slice was indulgent. What a wonderful experience. We will definitely come back, and not just for a special occasion.

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

A very good meal for Thanksgiving.
The menu did not cater to the holiday but since we had no desire for turkey that was fine. We had lobster & one of the 3 sides we chose was the cauliflower gratin. This was just delicious, almost better than the lobster. Dessert options could be better but that’s an individual taste so can’t really say that’s a complaint. Our waitress was wonderful, helpful & obviously very experienced. An elegant experience. Would just like to see the lighting set a little bit higher!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Casual, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Very nice meal with a very good waitress. Zero problems during the meal. My lady has multiple allergies and the waitress remembered that through the different courses.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Our service was great. They kept giving us little treats while we waited for our meals. I had the bone in Ribeye and it was amazing. The asparagus was flaverfull and also amazing. Our cocktail shrimp were huge and almost a meal by themselves. All around a wu see full meal. I will eat there again.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent as always except one thing...they changed their Lobster mac n cheese and I no longer like it at all.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Love this place best steakhouse in San Diego! Felix is a amazing server...

Tags: Romantic, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Fun, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Our server Tina, and the rest of the staff were friendly, and attentive. The steak was excellent.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

The food is delicious, everything I have had there is outstanding. Friday night I had the Filet Mignon and Giant Prawns, cooked perfectly. The Filet was very tender and just melted. Great atmosphere. Wagyu Steak is my husband's favorite, we've also had the Steak and Lobster. We also love the tasty amuse-bouche treat in between each course.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Authentic, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

I booked this a couple of weeks ago for our anniversary. Open Table was easy and I received my confirmation right away.
We have eaten at the Grove many times in the past but we had not been there in a few years. The food was just ok, we both ordered the soup to start and it was cold, we ordered mashed potatoes with our meal and they were also cold. We were not in a rush as we had no place to be but dinner took forever. We were seated at 6:45 and we did not leave the restaurant until 9:25! They had a nice anniversary desert for us but it took so long that my wife and I were ready to go home so when she brought the desert I had to ask her for the check. Our waitress did not come by our table very much during our dinner and I think part of the reason our food was cold was because it just sat out while she waited on other tables.
Probably will not go back again. I think we can do as good or have a better meal at the buffet, then we can serve ourselves. Good luck:)

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Dinner was spot on as usual. Our steaks where cooked as desired. Our server Nick was extremely kind and did an amazing job.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Taylor was our server that evening and as usual she was excellent. She is very knowledgeable about the entire menu and has always been a joy to have as our server. We always hope to sit in her section when we eat there.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Had the petite filet, scallops, side of mushrooms and lobster mac n cheese. The filet was phenomenal. I had the Bearnaise sauce with mine and it was fantastic! The amuse bouche, palate cleanser and small truffle at the end added a very nice touch to an overall delicious meal.
We had 20% discount with the players card.

Highly recommend.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 6, 2017

As always, food was great! My son tried a prime rib entree-can’t recall its name but it was super tasty!
I want to commend one of the assistants-he is tall, slender, sandy hair (Kurt?) who was very kind & helped me get up from my chair (bad back). Although I didn’t ask for help, he noticed my hesitation as I tried to stand. He said he’s used to helping his grandparents.
Tina, our server was wonderful, warm, humorous!

Tags: Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 28, 2017

We had a great experience while celebrating our 20th anniversary. Everyone was friendly and very helpful. The atmosphere was perfect for our celebration. We ordered the lobster tail, ribeye steak, asparagus, and baked potato. We loved it all!

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Our server was Taylor. Like always, she was awesome as was the entire staff along with the meal. You continue to impress. Thank you!

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Romantic
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Great food and excellent service! Our two previous experiences at The Grove we had poor service. Tonight's dinner made up for that! Each dish is cooked and executed perfectly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

My wife and I went to the Grove for our anniversary. We made reservations ahead of time. When we got there. We were greeted and sat promptly.
Once we were sat. The buser came and delivered water and bread with butters.
Nick was our server. He was very knowledgeable, and made my wife and I very comfortable. He was able to explain the Game Trio. Also, Nick was able to recommend a beer to pair with my meal. It worked out well. Nick also was able to have a great conversation with us. He made the dinning experience more personal.
We were given little samples of other chef made treats. That was a nice passing of time between meals.
The only fault in the experience, was that I had to send two parts of my Trio back to be cooked properly.
At the end of our meal. We were given a slice of chocolate cake, with Happy Anniversary written on the plate. That was a great way to help celebrate a specialty event.
Overall, we had a great night at the Grove.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Tasting Menu, Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 8, 2017

All of our dinners were delicious. We had steak, scallops and the game trio. The service was great. The atmosphere was beautiful and relaxing.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Disabled Access
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Everyone was AWESOME. They treated me in each and every way, perfect.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Authentic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Cozy, Afternoon Coffee, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Poor service but excellent food. Server clearly was not interested in giving good service. There was no greeting when she walked up to our table, she just asked if we were ready to order. She didn't discuss any specials, just took the order and delivered the food. We only saw her when our food came out and we felt we were an inconvenience for her. The other servers assisting her were good. This is the second time we have sat in her area and we're disappointed. In the future we will request a different server.

Tags: Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Food and service great. Sea bass with noodles excellent. Steaks prepared as ordered. The triple chocolate cake rich and delicious. The only negative would be the noise level got kind do loud.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Top 10 dining in San Diego County. Top gourmet selections
Discounts are available with your Viejas club card.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on August 29, 2017

Our first experience here, 1 yr ago, set a high bar and our latest was enjoyable, but not perfect. The service, menu, and food quality is great and this is a good place to unwind, relax, and enjoy dinner and drinks. A couple of items marred perfection, the music was a literal "shuffle" of everything from 1950's crooners to 1970's disco and rock to 1990's alternative and did not set the mood, and really does not match the interior decor or potential ambiance. In addition, against my better judgement, I ordered a cut of meat on the rarer side at the recommendation of the Server. It wasn't a filet or a leaner type cut, just a Fancy Japanese beef Flank with more marbeling and I should have stuck to my instinct. The cut ended up chewy and grisly and I could not finish it. I enjoyed the medium rare portions, so I probably would have benefited from not hearing the server.
Otherwise, a pleasant experience. We may try again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Great service and really good food. Waitress was attentive and fun, knew the menu and wine list well. We'll be going back.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Como siempre, excelente servicio, deliciosa comida, jamás nos decepciona.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Great dinner

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 (San Diego)·Dined on August 21, 2017

We are regulars to the Grove and it never disappoints. It is both me and my wife's favorite steak house. Keep up the great work!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Diego)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Great restaurant. Our server, Nick, paired our entrees with great wines. We spent two hours here and the timing of appetizers, surprise petit tasting (it was good), main coarse to dessert was well thought out and made our time even more special. I highly recommend to make reservations and request a booth.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Diego)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Felix our waiter was spectacular. He was attentive and understanding. He took very good care of us

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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