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About The Capital Grille - Chicago - Downtown
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. Located one block east of Michigan Avenue at the corner of Ontario.
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Chicago, IL 60611
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 2:45pm; Dinner: Monday – Thursday: 3:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday: 3:00pm-11:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm – 11:00pm; Sunday 5:00pm-9:00pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Valet parking is available.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
For group dining or other special events, please contact the Sales Manager today.
The Capital Grille offers private dining accommodations for up to 30 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 - Chicago - Downtown Ratings and Reviews
The food was, as usual, excellent, the server also was amenable. I was quite disappointed when I asked for a booth for three. They said noting was available except the booth they led me to near the very back and large enough for 6 people. I stayed I was unhappy and after a while, surprise! There happened to find 2 booths available for my party of three. I have eaten here before and have never been stuck in an overly large and somewhat hidden area. I am considering spending more time at Ruths Chris. I hope your other guests get tested a lot better my party of 3.
My wife and i frequently travel to Houston and enjoy dining at The Capital Grille at Town & Country. I took a recent trip to Chicago with 3 other business associates and wanted to treat them to a five star dinner so I chose The Capital Grille in Chicago. As is the case in Houston, the service, ambiance, and food was beyond stellar. I encouraged the guys to order the bone in filet and it was truly the best steak ever! They all agreed that was by far the best steak they have ever had. Being a creature of habit its good to know that an organization like yours can provide the same quality of food, service, and ambiance from one restaurant to the next.
We had steaks, mozzarella and tomato salad and au gratin potatoes. It may have been one of the best meals I have ever had! We were seated in a small dining area that was very quiet and intimate. Our waiter, Rich, was absolutely the best! We had cheesecake and flourless chocolate expresso cake for dessert, which was out of this world delicious. Will definitely be back and recommend to others.
I live downtown.. I have never had a less than perfect experience at this restaurant ( roughly 15 visits over last 4 years) . The steaks are exactly as ordered . Seafood is excellent . The lobster bisque has a huge amount of tender lobster in it . Desserts are amazing . Coconut cream pie is fantastic . But homemade ice cream or sorbet or key lime pie very good as well. When you just want a “sure thing “ this is the place to go .
We noted on our reservation that it was for a special occasion. We were given a private dining room and introduced to the chef. The service was exemplary. Several diners had the bone-in filet which was exceptional. The food, staff and atmosphere combined to make a memorable evening.
In town for a convention and decided we needed a "steak night"
Very pleased with all aspects of our dining experience: food, service, ambience.
Started with Onion soup. Very good...toast held a nice crunch throughout. Just the right amount of cheese. Also had a Shrimp Cocktail...very large and succulent shrimp.
I had the Porterhouse, medium...it was done perfectly. My friends ordered Filets...medium well. One of them felt it was a little dry, the other was fine. They brought another steak, all good.
Sides were good. Au Gratin Potatoes. Mashed potatoes. Beans.
No room for dessert.
Our server was fantastic and very helpful in getting off-menu items for our boys (3 and 10) who enjoyed beautiful little 4oz filet mignon (for $13), plain beans, and mashed potatoes. They did a very nice dessert for the 10-year-olds birthday.
The decor is nice and well maintained. An authentic Chicago Steak house.
The meal was served promptly and to our requested specifications. The beef was excellent and one in our party had the grilled salmon which was also excellent. Desserts are classic, fresh and tasty. Prices are about what you would expect for a downtown Steak House.
We celebrated our 50th anniversary at the Capital Grille and it was a fantastic experience. We had a group of nine and were seated in our own private (and quiet) dining room. When we arrived, we were greeted by the maître d' who was extremely cordial. Both the server and the food were second to none. It was expensive but worth every penny.
I visited the Capital Grille last Saturday. One of the things that really impressed me was the level of service. We arrived early. We were greeted by the hostess with a smile and an offer to sit at the bar before dinner. The bar was crowed and I expected it to be difficult to get the attention of the bartender. But it wasn't. Within seconds he acknowledged my attempt to order a drink and it was quickly brought to me. The food was also excellent. My dish was moist and tender just the way I like it. And our server was courteous, knowledgeable and respectful. This was a great dining experience for me.
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