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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
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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North California
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112 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us stopped here for dinner and drinks before we went to a concert in downtown Sacramento. The interior is sophisticated and comfortable - not snobby. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We were greeted by the manager, host, and several other staff members - that was before we were graciously waited on my our server. With six... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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169 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious. The place is conveniently located downtown. I had the chicken and it was delicious. Wine was good and ambiance is nice. The reason it did not get a 5 from me is because the service was extremely slow. One poor waiter was there for the whole inside. We asked him why and he said it had... More 

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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 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

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 

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Southern Cal
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 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.

Thank calhoneybear01
los angeles
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Sacramento, California
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112 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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280 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $40
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, Private Dining
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
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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