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Capital Grille

801 Hennepin Ave, LaSalle Plaza, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1818 (Downtown)
612-692-9000
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Ranked #4 of 1,579 restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $60 - $80
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: 8th Street
Description: Rich mahogany, sumptuous leather and cool marble set the stage for incomparable dining in the Hennepin Theatre District. Just blocks from the Target Center, you’ll finddry aged beef that’s always right on the mark. No wonder Zagat Survey wrote, “awesome steaks served by the pros are the order of the day.”
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for a melt in your mouth steak, then this is the place. I have been to every chain and local steak house from the bottom on up to the top and this is by far the best! I suggest this place to everyone I know who is looking for a great steak (and seafood) place and... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top Contributor
619 reviews 619 reviews
488 restaurant reviews
804 helpful votes 804 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Capital Grille is one of my favorite restaurants. Went for the Restaurant Week menu last night and instead of regular sized portions at the discounted price the portions were smaller. This is the first time in many years that they have cut the portion size for the lower price. It's not as good of a deal. Our favorite server Dave... More

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Seattle
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Okay, this restaurant is a chain but my experience is that the service, ambiance, decor and food go way beyond what any ordinary chain will provide. Everything about this dining experience was top-notch--and we dined here during Restaurant Week yet there was absolutely nothing scrimped or "dumbed down" except a there was a lower price point! Everything we ordered was... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

On our last day in Minneapolis, we were looking for somewhere to have a leisurely lunch before heading out to the airport. Staying in downtown, this restaurant is a good option. They open for lunch and provide a special lunchtime menu which offers great value. Staff were very friendly and the service was excellent. I had the lobster/crab burger with... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Best go to place after work!! I went there after work with my buddies and I had a great time - as usual. great bar (grille) food, drinks, etc... will definitely recommend young-senior professionals to try out this place.

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stillwater, mn
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The reviews left me with high expectations, but the service was terrible and the food was short of spectacular.

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We hadn't stopped in here for a while given the number of newer places opening and closer to home, but we decided to come back after a 2 year hiatus. It was worth it. Service was very professional, responsive and friendly. Every dish was excellent--lobster pop overs, special Brussels sprout salad, lobster bisque, filet and hash browns. Our fabulous waiter... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

For a birthday celebration, three of us gals took light rail downtown from our sleepy hamlet, St. Paul. While walking, we checked posted menus and the lobster rolls at Grille pulled us in. We were treated like royalty. By everyone. The lobster rolls and watermelon salad were perfect. And beautiful. Thank you Dave W., for making our celebration so much... More

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Saipan/Bahamas
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148 reviews 148 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch at the Capital just recently. Great service. I had aset lunch with a wonderful watermelon salad and the lobsterroll (a touch too much of pernod). My wife had the beef. A great lunch.

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Richfield
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I entertained a few clients that had made the trip into town. We started with drinks and a couple crab cake appetizers which were very good. Unfortunately, my meal was less than stellar. Now, I know when visiting some smaller upscale steak restaurants, ordering a medium well steak gets you a look of distaste and a overdone dry steak. I... More

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