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Esquire Grill

1213 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3906
+1 916-448-8900
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“deviled eggs” (2 reviews)
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1213 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3906
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I regularly either eat at the bar or get food to go and Dan welcomes me (and every other guest) with a great smile and the feeling that he is genuinely really happy to see you there. He is smart, funny and is a very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LovingMaui
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We held a meeting of about 20 people for a journal club. The room was comfortable and the service was terrific. The food was perfectly prepared and that's not easy to do for prime rib for a large crowd. There could have been a little...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Our group of six had a wonderful meal before the Holiday program at the community center which is just steps away from the restaurant. The Esquire Grill was lovely in its Holiday Decorations and had a beautiful ambiance to enjoy. Our servers were friendly and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eenmelanie
Reviewed November 24, 2018

A very pretty restaurant located across the street from the convention center. the food was good but the steaks were a little undercooked. We also had the pork chops and the salmon. They were both very good. WE ordered a side of french fries and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank roberti637
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a party of 9 and all enjoyed a fine meal. Aside from the great food, the restaurant was quite enough that we were all able to converse easily. Regarding the food, the salmon was delicious! The pork chop was great! The pasta was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank barbaraandfamily
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This Is Review Number Of (MAESTRO or MAESTRA a few notes on the piano if you please) One Hundred Thirty Nine of this category! I always when in Sacra try stay at Sheraton Grand Sacra Hotel 1230 J! Many times the staff people the volunteers...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Karyn C
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Love the deviled egg appetizers both at this location and the Esquire Grill at the airport. The sashimi is also great. There is a nice selection of wines available.n service is professional and prompt.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank DWRDDR
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

OK, we didn’t really have dinner here. But we did stop in for a great dessert and got our parking validated. Nice atmosphere and now on my bucket list to try on another visit to town.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Photom299
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Attend for a conference and we had our social hours hosted by the bar. Excellent service, good cocktails and good atmosphere!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank HappyJas2017
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Came with a large group on a Tuesday and found the service a bit lacking. Waiter made it clear he wasn’t happy splitting the check. Food was very good however. Came back on a Thursday as a couple and sat at the bar as the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank therealmjfox
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Fernando C
January 10, 2017|
Response from PNCEngineering | Reviewed this property |
Yep, The fish was one of the better items. Be sure to come early, especially on Broadway series nights at the Theater across the street as they tend to run out of food on those evenings.
February 16, 2015|
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Response from Zenaida C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Esquire Grill Storefront , Terminal B - Airside 5:30 am - 9:00pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $40
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
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, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 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: +1 916-448-8900
  • E-mail
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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