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“Good but absolutely not great”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille
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Ranked #22 of 1,504 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $60 - $80
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: 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.
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good but absolutely not great”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2012

Stopped in with a few friends and had some great drinks but when the meal came, the steaks were good but not what I have had at other locations around the states. The staff was very knowledgeable, friendly and prompt but I am not sure The Capital Grille will be at the top of my lists anytime soon for what should be a "great steak". There are plenty of local steak houses with a much better quality steak.

Visited June 2012
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great personal service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2012 via mobile

Our waiter was Dustin & he was wonderful! Even noticed we were from out of town & write on a piece of paper areas to check out & things to do while we were in Milwaukee. Food was also great, you have to try the truffle oil fries!!!!! I had the seared tuna steak, had 3 different dipping oils to go with: Wasabi, ginger & soy. My husband had the burger which he said was great & he eats a lot of different burgers. Good decent prices for lunch for an upscale place. Would visit again if back in town!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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163 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Steak place that is average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2012

Milwaukee has many steak places and this one just is medium to the rest of them. Not bad just not exceptional. Like lunch better than dinner.

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Florence, Italy
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Very interesting menu and well served”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2012

This appears to be the only first class restaurant in the immediate area. Wide variety of dishes on the menu for those who are not meat eaters. Pleasant room and very attentive service.

Visited August 2012
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Toms River, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2012

The service food and location were impeccable
I was thrilled with the food service and the wait staff was very sensitive to my food allergies They were just so great The meal was outrageous

Visited July 2012
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