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Esquire Grill

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1213 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3906 (13th St.)
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Granite Bay, CA
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here on a Saturday night, along with a handful of others. Service is excellent. Our waiter was very helpful and introduced us to a new wine we both liked. The menu is very creative although limited but there is something on it for everyone. Timing of salad and entrees was perfect. Considering the other options are hotels,... More 

Thank Lyngengr
Southern Cal
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten lunch here on two different occasions while attending conferences at the Sacramento Convention Center. Food and presentation were good; service was prompt. Nicer alternative to "fast food" options in the convention center.

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los angeles
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

A little lacking in ambiance, but the food is lovely and the service is wonderful. We went for the price fixe 3 course menu which had several great options and was great, fresh food.

Thank pt0
Sacramento, California
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68 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This place has been open over 10 years very good for lunch, dinner a little slower! The menu is limited for Sacramento, the service excellent. The bar full!!

Thank rassociate
Cool, CA
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281 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

My wife had the pan-fried California petrale sole, which was bedded on perfectly steamed Bloomsdale spinach, with fingerling potatoes in a lemon-caper butter sauce, I had the Caesar salad, which was served on a bed of crisp, tangy Romaine lettuce, garnished with radishes, garlic croutons, shaved parmesan, and lightly dressed with homemade Caesar dressing. Both lunches were excellent.

Thank BruinSeniorTraveler
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food was ok, the service was excellent. It was a little pricey. The location is in the business district next tithe convention center.

Thank Thepish
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40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

My wife never eats all her meal, but here she almost bit into the plate. She had the crab and shrimp Louie salad. I have not seen her eat like that in a long time. I had the steak which was ok.

Thank 145jaimev
Okemos, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Business dinner mid week. Part of group of restaurants with different themes. Portions were small for the price. The service was excellent. Make sure you bring your flash light app on your phone as this place is not well lighted. Soup is very good!

Thank MyDailyNut
Carmichael, California
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Went last night prior to seeing Book of Mormon. I brought a bottle of wine for with dinner. Waitress came and introduced herself. Very friendly. Asked if we wanted the wine opened. I said we would, but would drink that with our entrees. We started with cocktails. Ordered our meals and the service was good for the most part. I... More 

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Orange, California
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

I ordered my beverage on the rocks. It came neat. My bar mate said "I heard you order on the rocks, clearly" I repeated my order to the bartender. He SPLASHED a scoop of ice into my glass. Somebody teach him how correct an order: remove the glass to the mixing station. make it right, serve it to the customer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1213 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3906
    (13th St.)
  • Public Transportation: K Street Light Rail
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 19164488900
Inspired by classic American cooking of times past, The Esquire Grill brings a modern, yet timeless dining experience to downtown Sacramento. The restaurant, designed by San Francisco architect Michael Guthrie, is located on the ground floor of the 26-story Esquire Plaza Building and adjacent to the Sacramento Community Theater and Convention Center. The menu includes a selection of grilled and spit roasted meats, fish, and poultry, as well as appetizers, salads, and house made desserts. A full bar, extensive wine list, and private banquet facilities are also available.

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