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The Capital Grille

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Tue, 6/25
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

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Clam Chowder
A New England favorite seasoned with our own blend of spices.
French Onion Soup
Sweet onions under a blanket of perfectly melted cheeses.
Shrimp Cocktail
Fresh jumbo shrimp served with our spicy, house-made cocktail sauce.
Pan-Fried Calamari with Hot Cherry Peppers
Our signature appetizer. Crisp and golden with a fiery flavor.
Wedge with Bleu Cheese and Applewood Smoked Bacon
Cool, crisp greens accented with a nice, smoky flavor.
Maine Lobster Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
Mediterranean Salad with Chilled Shrimp and Olive Vinaigrette
Caesar Salad with All-Natural Chicken Breast
Seared Salmon with Avocado, Mango and Tomato Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette
An unexpected and irresistible combination of flavors.
*The Capital Grille “Cobb” Salad with Sliced Tenderloin and Mustard Dressing
Our unique take on this classic salad, served with our grilled tenderloin.
Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil with 15-Year Aged Balsamic
Delicately flavorful and beautiful on the plate.
*Served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.
Watermelon, Tomato Salad with Feta
Crisp summer salad with ripe tomatoes, arugula, watermelon and feta cheese.
Roasted Corn Bisque
Creamy corn soup with poblano peppers.
Clam Chowder
A New England favorite seasoned with our own blend of spices.
Field Greens Salad
Mixed greens served with an olive vinaigrette.
*Ancho Chili Rubbed Dry Aged Sirloin with Fingerling Potato Salad
Served with warm potato salad and mustard vinaigrette.
Pan-Seared Sea Scallops with Summer Sweet Corn Risotto
Creamy summer corn risotto, seared jumbo sea scallops and popcorn shoots.
Maine Lobster Roll with Sea Salt and Malt Vinegar Chips
*Mini Tenderloin Sandwiches with Parmesan Truffle Fries
Served with your choice of Parmesan Truffle Fries or Chips
*Kona Crusted Wagyu Burger with Shallot Mayo
*Wagyu Cheeseburger with Fried Egg and Crisp Onions
*Wild Mushroom Wagyu Cheeseburger with 15-Year Aged Balsamic
*Gorgonzola and Black Truffle Wagyu Burger
*The Grille’s Signature Cheeseburger
A delicious blend of chopped sirloin, smoked bacon and sweet onions.
Lobster and Crab Burger with House Tartar Sauce
Whole​ chunks of crab and lobster, served with house-made tartar sauce.
*Served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.
Served with your choice of Sam's Mashed Potatoes, Parmesan Truffle Fries or French Green Beans.
*Ribeye Steak Sandwich with Caramelized Onions and Havarti Cheese
*Bone-In Dry Aged NY Strip 14 oz
*Filet Mignon 8 oz
A timeless entrée, prepared to your liking.
Seared Citrus Glazed Salmon
Served over haricots verts, fresh asparagus and roasted cippolini onions.
*Sushi-Grade Sesame Seared Tuna with Gingered Rice
A most sophisticated tuna, delicately flavored with sesame and ginger.
Chilean Sea Bass with Tomato Saffron Broth
Seared sea bass served with saffron infused heirloom tomato broth.
*Sliced Filet Mignon with Cipollini Onions and Wild Mushrooms
A rich twist on our popular, classic Filet Mignon.
*Served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.
Milwaukee has come intoits own. With world-class architecture, a buoyant lakefront, superb art museum and ever-growing fine dining scene. Which is about to become even finer.Enjoy our legendarydry aged steaks, chops and fresh seafood. 5,000 or so award winning wines. And, sublime desserts. All in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance. All just steps from the vibrant RiverWalk, Midwest Airlines Center and U.S. Cellular Arena.The Capital Grille Milwaukee. Because one unforgettable experience deserves another.
$60 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Steakhouse
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No, it's not a child's bedtime story, but rather a tale of when everything (read:EVERYTHING) goes right. From comp valet to seating on time to a great food server ( Peter, we will request you anytime we visit Milwaukee) to a great wine menu by...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DrMike60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dry lackluster chicken for 30 bucks .... literally 2 pieces of chicken over cooked and quite small. Salad dressing was overpowering for the salad and service was slow. The staff was VERY courteous and professional . Not terrible but I must have been the victim...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mugatooo
Reviewed May 20, 2019

To start off with, Capital Grille wasn’t my first choice. Hadn’t been there in years, and the restaurant fell off my radar. But as I was looking for restaurants, some of the other fine dining options weren’t booking mid-afternoon reservations, weren’t open, or didn’t want...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank alcoka
Reviewed May 19, 2019

I ate here twice while I visited Milwaukee! The food was fantastic. I ate steak both nights (Filet, NY Strip) and both were the top 10 steaks I have eaten in my life! The service and friendliness of the staff (Irene and Scott in the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Gdog17
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

I realize the Capital Grille has a great reputation. Our experience was VERY mediocre. The Caesar salad had no anchovy’s and was almost wilted and under dressed. Much like a Caesar from an airport. Scallops were prepared well but wit a tasteless sauce. We ordered...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RaminWI
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Several colleagues and I who were attending a conference in town went here for a nice lunch. Service was attentive and reasonably quick. I started with a nice lobster bisque. Then, I had the sesame crusted seared tuna, which was very good. The side if...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Orso52
Reviewed April 1, 2019

I am a extremely service oriented customer and typically enjoy top quality customer service over the food! This time, the service and the food aligned to the highest quality! We had a fantastic dinner....Brian N. was our server and did a fantastic job! Two people...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

The service and food at dinner was mediocre at best. I ordered my steak medium rare - my husband ordered his medium- mine was well while my husbands was rare. Service was spotty- we had to ask others for water, napkins and our bill. There...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NYCotter
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

Can’t thank capital grille enough. For my birthday my bf called and made reservations. When we got there the table was set and Decorated they even had a lovely personalized card. The filet mignon was amazing and the sides and my Cosmo was also tasty!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jpitts33
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Pricy but worth it. Great service. Excellent food. Lobster bisque had large chunks of lobster. Shrimp cocktail had five large shrimp. Swordfish, strip steak and lobster tail entrees were all amazing. And save room for dessert, especially the chocolate cake.

Date of visit: December 2018
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August 26, 2017|
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Response from DrMike60 | Reviewed this property |
Don't wear anything you wouldn't wear to church. Shorts, T-shirts and ripped jeans are out! Some dress up but everyone dresses nicely. Don't embarrass your date. Enjoy!!
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Kleitus | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do!!!
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February 25, 2015|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about lobster alone. As part of a "surf and turf" a 5 oz lobster tail and 8oz filet is around $50.00. This last weekend they had a special with a South African lobster tail and the filet at about 10oz for... More
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