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“Wonderful lunch” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Capital Grille

Capital Grille
801 Hennepin Ave, LaSalle Plaza, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1818 (Downtown)
612-692-9000
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Ranked #7 of 1,582 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: $60 - $80
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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.”
NYC
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This place is terrific and the service is old school. They treat you like kings and queens here. Their staff if perfectly trained. We enjoyed a wonderful lunch here. The staff was wonderful and engaging. The food was delicious and top notch!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Eagan, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Always a pleasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A little spendy but worth every dime. Terrifc place for business lunches and for romantic dinners. Never disappointed and the service is beyond compare

Visited October 2013
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Roseville, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Birthday dinner at the "Grille"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They did a nice job of decorating the table for the birthday, and provided a "birthday desert free of charge. A pricey menu, steaks were very good, but au gratin potatoes left something to be desired.

Visited October 2013
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Palm Beach, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Not so special special.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

My husband and I have always loved the food at the Capital grill, but we are steak puritans. I love lots of types of food and enjoy cooking. I always like to hear the special but rarely get one as I am usually looking forward to the steak. This particular night the special sounded worthy and I was convinced to give it a try. I was quickly reminded that if specials are so "special" they should be a permanant fixture on the menu. I had pasta with a mushroom sauce and sliced mushrooms and tenderloin. I ordered the tenderloin medium rare. It was splayed across the top of the meal so they could control the cooking. It came looking and tasting like leather and the sauce was so salty it could not be eaten. We are generally not complainers but in this instance we felt it appropriate to point it out to the waiter so he could give feedback to the chef. If you have a special, it should be just that. He was very kind. As always the service and my husband's steak were impeccable. I said the values are good because the portions are high, but it is expensive. Normally it is worth it. The valet is free which is appreciated, but the additional downtown taxes do add up.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
2 reviews
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“Restaurant week review”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

$30 for restaurant week 3 course meal. It was wonderful, the filet mignon would have been $30 on it's own plus you get app, sides, and desert. Best deal ever! Note however that they will not allow any other types of discounts so watch how many drinks you order! The service was also great.

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