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“The Capital Grille does it again”
Review of The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille
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Ranked #11 of 9,604 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $60 - $80
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Streeterville
Cross street: Ontario
Description: You are cordially invited to join us for an evening or afternoon of relaxed elegance and exceptional cuisine. Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles awakens your inner sommelier. And as our gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you’ll experience firsthand why the American Culinary Federation recently bestowed upon us their “Achievement of Excellence Award.” Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or hosting a business luncheon or dinner, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private dining event. Our event planning staff has extensive experience and the ideal materials to work with—a capital setting, distinctive food and unmatched service. Located one block east of Michigan Avenue at the corner of Ontario.
Gilroy, California, United States
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“The Capital Grille does it again”
Reviewed December 24, 2012

First off, we were running like 45 mins late do to traffic and they still sat us right away! I came to this restaurant about 5 years ago and remember really liking it so I tried again and it delivered. We ordered the filets and the kona beef - they were both really great. The French Onion soup was the best I have had. My husband said the Oysters were really fresh and amazing. The lobster mac and cheese was really rich, but amazing and the truffle fries are a must! The sommelier was really helpful and we enjoyed our bottle of Cabernet. The atmosphere is really romantic. It is definitely worth the price!

  • Visited December 2012
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Cabernet Franc & steak”
Reviewed December 21, 2012

What a wonderful dinner with superb service, food, and wine. You won't be disappointed. This is a place for those who appreciate a great meal.

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Waterloo, Iowa
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Can't beat the steak.”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Hard to believe this is a national chain. But it is good. Had my first disappointing experience ever at this Capital Grille. Had a table for 12 reserved. It was really a table for 8 with four extra chairs. It was simply uncomfortably tight and the staff offered no solutions. Other than that, every Capital Grille I have ever been to offered an exceptional meal.

Visited November 2012
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Bloomingdale, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Steak Place”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The service here is absolutely wonderful and the care that they take to assist people in having a wonderful celebration here is top notch! Loved the poached lobster (in butter no less!) and not to mention the lobster bisque - yum! Of course, the steaks are wonderfully prepared, done exactly to your liking. Also, really nice wine list.

Visited December 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best steaks in Chicago”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

I was there for dinner with 2 friends last week, and we all had different types of steak; every single steak was above and beyond excellent. Our server was outstanding and couldn't be more helpful. Have been here before and have never been disappointed. This is one restaurant you should not miss out on visiting, especially if you are a steak lover.

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