About The Capital Grille - Milwaukee

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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310 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 3:00pm; 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:
(414) 223-0600

Website:
http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet parking available at lunch and dinner.

Executive Chef:
Hans Cys

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, 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.

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Celebrate Valentine's Day with us February 10-14. Reserve your table and enjoy gracious service, expert wine pairings and house-made desserts. We have a little something special in store for our Valentine's guests as well, join us for a signature experience.

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 - Milwaukee Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

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4.8

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4.7

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4.3

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92% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (24)
Good for a Date (22)
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Good for Birthdays (20)
Romantic (17)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
Notable Wine List (12)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Casual (5)
Fun (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
People Watching (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Authentic (2)
Cozy (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Comfort Food (1)
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 3 days ago

We have been here before and have had great experiences but this time was not even close to good. Two items that we ordered came out at room temperature, one was lobster. We had them sent back and the staff was very apologetic. What seemed odd was that it was not like the food was sitting at a warmer and didn't get picked up, it was not cooked properly to begin with. It came out very fast after we ordered.
I wouldn't recommend this place since there are many other really nice steak places around and this was certainly not worth the cost. At this cost I would expect a much better experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

The service and food was excellent. Our server (Sara) was incredibly accommodating, above and beyond what is usually expected. When I said I couldn’t decide between French Onion Soup and a Caesar’s Salad she quickly said that she would ask the chef to do 1/2 portions of each! Everything was great, we’ll be back again!

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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We can always depend on Capital Grille to serve delicious food and have great service.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great service and food keep us returning. A treat when you're there for a special occasion.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Excellent steakhouse. Steaks are very good and well prepared. Crab cocktail is very good. Extensive wine list. Very good service. Has valet parking. Good for before or after Bucks games.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Chef was not pleased with how his first order of king crab legs were (too many knuckles he said) so he brought an additional two king crab legs. Waiter cracked open and removed meat from shells on first order that was a little s difficult to crack open. My friends girlfriends lamb chops were amazing. Good service and wine list. They carry “The Prisoner” by the glass and bottle !!
Third visit to Capital Gill MKE and would return.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We had a wonderful new years eve dinner. Food and service were outstanding as always.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Went for New Year's Eve, dinner for 7. We were early for our reservation, however they kept us waiting past our reservation time even though the table they say us at was open. Not much room in the bar to mingle. Once seated, the pace of the dinner was good, our waiter was attentive but nothing beyond the norm. Food was ok, but the fillets were very bland but very tender. Tna and chicken we're good, and I was told the mushroom soup was out of this world fantastic. All in all, acceptable but won't go back as nothing special. Valet was an added bonus in the bitter cold, and the guys were great, all upbeat, friendly and helpful.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Hubby and I had an amazing dinner on New Year's Eve. Troy was our server and was outstanding. We always have such a nice time at the Capital Grille.

Tags: Business Meals, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Celebrated New Years Eve dinner, it was great as all the times we go to Capital Grille. Sophia is amazing as always.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fun
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Everyone made our anniversary so special-sparkles, flowers, card, dessert!!! Excellent service and amazing food! Definitely the perfect place for a celebration!

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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Absolutely outstanding from the moment we walked in the door. Sofia was one of the best servers I have ever had. She was very pleasant, mindful of our needs and overall excellent. Food was exquisite as was the wine. Would highly recommend for any occasion. Plus they let us keep our car in valet while we went to a show so we did not have to struggle to park downtown on a busy evening. A+ on everything!!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Good experience as always. Service is great and the food exceptional.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Fun
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Excellent steak and awesome Brussels sprouts.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Always good food and Anne H provided excellent service!!!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Our 4th visit to Capital Grill for Christmas Eve with family. Each time it was excellent, festive and the service and food top notch. A real treat for everyong

Tags: Authentic, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Went for dinner Christmas eve, as usual everything was great. Sophia is the best.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Outstanding service as always from Suzie. Lindsay and her staff do a great job

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 18, 2017

The Capitol Grill is consistently outstanding. Both the service and food were great. The wine list is very extensive.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 17, 2017

It was our anniversary. There was a rose, a card & a simple but nice decoration on our table when we were seated. We were also given a dessert to share & champagne at the end of our meal. The food & service were wonderful!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Our server, Aaron, was the best. He knew everything. And while any place that has amazing food is top-notch in my book (you have to try the lobster mac n' cheese), amazing servers make your experience that much better. Aaron brought our night out to a new level!

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Always a special dinner when we are there. Very helpful staff.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 12, 2017

We had a great meal! Service was outstanding, food delicious and overall atmosphere was very nice. It's a great local restaurant and lives up to its reputation.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Food is always perfect, our server Peter was a good mix of exceptional service and interactive attitude. Loved him. The place is a little weird with all the animal heads and pictures of people, yet I like the dark old school fine dining vibe.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Great food, great service. Not much else to say

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Excellent food and service.

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 (London)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great steakhouse. Steaks are done perfectly and very good meats. Very good wine list including higher end wines by the glass. Service is very good.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great service and very good food. We were dining before the Ballet and our waiter was incredibly accommodating of our tine while never making us feel rushed. My only complaint was the dining room was incredibly dark. A bit more light would add to the ambiance.

Tags: Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Perfect restaurant to take my fiancé for his birthday! He absolutely loved it. The staff and service were both exceptional. Thank you for making his special day even more unique.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Everything was wonderful

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Delicious Thanksgiving Day dining option with top-notch service.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 23, 2017

This was Thanksgiving Dinner and it was the very worst Capital Grille experience I have ever had. Rushed, cold, noisy, and the food appeared to be prepared on some kind of conveyor belt. The lettuce in the Caesar salad was even brown. I have been a regular customer of Capital Grille for years and this was enough to make me not want to go back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great Thanksgiving meal! Service was wonderful too. Thanks Capital Grille for a wonderful Thanksgiving.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Went for Thanksgiving, food was great, Sophia is the best server

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Business Meals
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Wonderful meal

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had an average experience. We have been several times in the past and this seemed to be not as great of an experience. Food was fine but the service has been better in the past.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great service and a perfectly cooked meal. The new Tuna app is great. They prepared it with the spicy sauce on the side for my wife.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Services from valet, hostess, server and other wait staff were outstanding. Our Filets were done as requested and very good. Ambiance also very good. Highly recommend.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great meal as always. Very consistent quality and great service.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Romantic
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 9, 2017

A great place to celebrate

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