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The Capital Grille

310 W Wisconsin Ave, Unit 100W, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2269
414-223-0600
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Ranked #32 of 1,383 restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $60 - $80
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Milwaukee has come intoits own. With world-class architecture, a buoyant lakefront, superb art museum and ever-growing fine dining scene. Which is about to become even finer.Enjoy our legendarydry aged steaks, chops and fresh seafood. 5,000 or so award winning wines. And, sublime desserts. All in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance. All just steps from the vibrant RiverWalk, Midwest Airlines Center and U.S. Cellular Arena.The Capital Grille Milwaukee. Because one unforgettable experience deserves another.
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English first
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The best steak! Excellent service. ton of whine selections. Easy to get to with complementary valet parking. Fantastic decor to go with everything else. There is nothing not to like.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

They treat you all fancy :) as a humble teacher I felt like royalty. Excellent food and service, nice for a valentines day. Just be prepared this kind of luxe costs a pretty penny.

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Milwaukee
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Large portions of tough, tasteless meat. Great au gratin! Even the salads were larger than good. A palace to disappointment.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The Capital Grill was, as usual, excellent. service, wine, food and atmosphere all combine to make it an ideal location for a romantic dinner, a dinner with friends, or in my case time with business partners and customers. Our server Suzanne did a wonderful job, our compliments to the entire staff.

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Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Wonderful experience, table for one, in town on business. Bryan, my server, offered a paper or an iPad while I enjoyed an excellently recommend glass of Pinot and chefs sample of a sea bass appetizer before my lobster mac and cheese, and seared tenderloin and lobster arrived. Steak prepared to a sought after medium rare. Lobster tastes better from here.... More

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Naples, Florida, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Sorry...this is a complaint of sorts. I mailed the following letter to both restaurants today To: Capital Grille 310 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203 And: Capital Grille 9005 Mercato Dr. Naples, FL 34108 To Whomever: On December 20, 2014 we had the pleasure of once again taking our family to Capital Grille in Milwaukee for our annual Christmas dinner... More

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wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My husband, our son, and I went for dinner on a Friday evening and it was very good. I recommend the oysters rockefeller!! I had the tenderloin with poached lobster and the lobster was awesome. The other two had steaks and they said it was great too. Totally recommend it - even though it's a fancy place it didn't feel... More

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Milwaukee
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

I was very impressed from the minute I called to make the reservation! As soon as I gave them my name, the reception knew I had dined there before. She asked if we were celebrating anything. I replied "celebrating family Christmas". The 7 of us were immediately seated and treated to complimentary calamari...two orders! The wait staff was fantastic. Very... More

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chicagio,il
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Not coming back after we discovered our waiter is gone. Extensive wine knowledge and one reason why I always brought people here.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This is my second review in about 6 months.We come as often as we can for special occasions or just because we want a great meal. Yesterday was a very special day for my husband and me and I'm telling you, the service, the food and the ambiance is still, and has always been A+ each and every time. (Side... More

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