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The Capital Grille

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS
Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell* (6)
(cal 130)
Steak Tartare*
Serves 2. (cal 410)
Lobster and Crab Cakes
Serves 2. (cal 410)
Nueske's Cherrywood Double Cut Smoked Bacon
With Tomato Jam. Serves 2. (cal 380)
Prosciutto Wrapped Mozzarella
With Vine Ripe Tomatoes. Serves 2. (cal 440)
Shrimp Cocktail (5)
(cal 170)
Cast Iron Garlic Shrimp (5)
With Olive Oil Crostini. Serves 2. (cal 430)
Jumbo Lump Crab Cocktail
(cal 460)
Tuna Tartare*
With Avocado, Mango and Sriracha. Serves 2. (cal 130)
Pan-Fried Calamari
With Hot Cherry Peppers. Serves 2. (cal 710)
SOUPS & SALADS
Porcini Mushroom Bisque
New England Clam Chowder
Available in cup (cal 220)
Caramelized French Onion Soup
Available in crock (cal 750)
Caesar Salad
With Grana Padano Croutons. (cal 420)
Pear and Gorgonzola Salad
With Toasted Walnut Vinaigrette. (cal 590)
Field Greens
Butter Leaf Lettuce, Heirloom Tomatoes with Parmesan Vinaigrette. (cal 210)
Wedge
With Bleu Cheese and Smoked Bacon. (cal 590)
Burrata
With Heirloom Tomatoes. (cal 850)
Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad
With Toasted Pistachios and Citrus Vinaigrette. (cal 310)
CHEF'S SUGGESTIONS
Sliced Filet Mignon*
With Cipollini Onions, Wild Mushrooms and Fig Essence. (cal 580)
Porcini Rubbed Bone-In Ribeye*
With 15-Year Aged Balsamic. (cal 990)
Bone-In Kona Crusted Dry Aged NY Strip*
With Shallot Butter. (cal 950)
Seared Tenderloin*
With Butter Poached Lobster Tails. (cal 570)
Veal Tomahawk Chop*
With Gorgonzola Butter and Cherry Mostarda. (cal 920)
Snake River Farms Wagyu NY Strip 10 oz
MAIN COURSES
Dry Aged NY Strip*
Available in 14 oz (cal 710)
Dry Aged NY Strip au Poivre*
With Courvoisier Cream. Available in 14 oz (cal 730)
Double Cut Lamb Rib Chops* (4)
With Mint Gremolata. (cal 710)
Roasted Chicken Breast
With Mushroom and Parmesan Risotto. (cal 950)
Filet Mignon*
Available in 10 oz (cal 490)
Bone-In Ribeye*
Available in 22 oz (cal 990)
Dry Aged Porterhouse Steak*
Available in 32 oz (cal 1280)
SEAFOOD
Seared Citrus Glazed Salmon*
With Marcona Almonds and Brown Butter. (cal 730)
Sushi-Grade Sesame Seared Tuna*
With Gingered Rice. (cal 620)
Pan-Seared Sea Bass
With Shiitake Mushrooms, Asparagus and Miso Butter. (cal 810)
Fresh Maine Lobster
TO SHARE
Lobster Mac 'N' Cheese
(cal 830)
Parmesan Truffle Fries
(cal 460)
Cauliflower au Gratin
(cal 680)
Au Gratin Potatoes
(cal 420)
Roasted Wild Mushrooms
(cal 280)
French Green Beans
With Heirloom Tomatoes. (cal 240)
Sam's Mashed Potatoes
(cal 460)
Soy Glazed Brussels Sprouts
With Bacon. (cal 590)
Creamed Spinach
(cal 400)
Grilled Asparagus
With Lemon Mosto. (cal 80)
About
Make it a day to remember. From birthdays and anniversaries to professional milestones, we aim to make every gathering special at The Capital Grille. Open seven days a week, The Capital Grille is best known for its expertly prepared steaks, which are dry-aged in house for 18 to 24 days and then hand-cut by our restaurant's on-premise butcher. The Capital Grille's wine list features more than 350 selections, and its floor-to-ceiling wine kiosk regularly houses 3,500 - 5,000 bottles. Reservations are recommended but not required. For more information, please visit our website. See you soon.
PRICE RANGE
$40 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty food, great ambiance, friendly staff. Good wine list. Didn't need reservation. It was my nephew's birthday and we had a lovely night.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank andrea782
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a wonderful evening at The Capital Grille in downtown Chicago with my wife and two carnivorous sons. We enjoy fine dining and this was our first trip to Capital Grille. We arrived early for our reservation and took a seat at the bar. I...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank IllinoisFamilydude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this place with my son and family and were looking forward to a great steak from all the reviews we had read. I am sad to review that what we were served was not worth the price $$ we paid. When I...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Halo1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was exceptional and is always consistent. Have never had a bad meal here. Service was outstanding. Dirty martini was delish. A def come back for a great meal

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Q4738NHjs
Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

Had a great dinner at Capital Grille to say a big thank you to a friend! This location is not huge, so at prime weekend dinner time, during the holidays, this place was crowded and running late. But our wait was only 15 minutes and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank BillD6512
Reviewed December 5, 2019

We went for lunch the day after Thanksgiving. The restaurant is elegant, the food delicious and the service superb. Very attentive but not obnoxious. The steaks were very good, and so was the shrimp. Even the bread to start eating and the butter were really,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank elsa82015
Reviewed December 3, 2019 via mobile

Visited here with my Mrs whilst in Chicago and it was good. Waiter was superb and service all night couldn’t be faulted. The steak, the sides (truffle chips) were outstanding and they had a St Emillion Grand Cru on as a house wine which was...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank JonnyBullet
Reviewed November 29, 2019 via mobile

We had a fantastic thanksgiving meal — traditional turkey and fixings — all was great and we left stuffed. It came on a plate to the table — no buffet! You could also order from the regular menu. They had great wine as well. I...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank MeT1nT2
Reviewed November 22, 2019

All in all it was a nice experience. The service was great and there was no pressure. We were in town for my wife's birthday and thought wed check it out. We both got seafood with lobster/crab cakes for an appetizer. The crab cakes were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Knapcoach
Reviewed November 16, 2019 via mobile

We visited here for dinner whilst in Chicago, having had good experience at the same chain in Washington DC. The food is well sourced and fresh, including great steaks, fish and seafood choices. We chose a tuna tartare sharer, wagyu 22oz tomahawk steak to share....More

Date of visit: November 2019
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You may also find the traditional dinner at The Drake Hotel or Capital Grille. Wishing you a fun time in a wonderful city.
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I would call the restaurant directly. (312) 337-9400
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