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Esquire Grill

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1213 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3906 (13th St.)
+1 916-448-8900
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sacramento, California
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great when they're on a roll, but when they're not they really drop the ball. I've been here a few times. The first time I cam they ran out of the Fish dish, the second time I came they were out of another dish they were offering. The service is generally always good, but I have been... More 

Thank PNCEngineering
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Arrived ahead of our reservation and let the hostess know we'd be in the lounge having a cocktail to which she replied, "just let me know when you're ready". At our reservation time, we told her we were ready to be seated and apparently so were 20 other patrons. The host staff WAS LOST!! After more than a few minutes... More 

Thank Alex B
North California
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134 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

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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171 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 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 21 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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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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.

Thank pt0
Sacramento, California
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122 reviews
96 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 371 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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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
Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
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: +1 916-448-8900
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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