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The Capital Grille

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310 W Wisconsin Ave, Unit 100W, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2213
+1 414-223-0600
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I had expected a lot more from the reviews. Although my steak was good (and the sprouts delicious) I felt the whole operation exuded bored efficiency rather than an attempt to make the visit special. Overpriced for what it delivered

Thank NIGEL586
Delafield, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Bone in ribeye melts in your mouth! Service was excellent, host, server, wine consiere and manager. My friends had the filet which they would not share, was very good. Of course we had mushrooms and Brussel sprouts. We will be back

Thank Kris A
Saint Louis, Missouri
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Not a cheap meal, by any means, but well worth it! Steaks, fish, Chicken- all awesome, an appetizers and desserts as well. Incredibly attentive staff. THE SPOT to go for an exceptional dining experience!

Thank Butmomwhy
Cremona, Italy
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went the night of my arrival for a business trip I tried the dry aged new york strip medium rare...was amazing! Presentation and taste was awesome, I think the best steak I've ever had. Ambient is pretty formal, waiters are excellent.

Thank Diego_83_cremona
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We went here for our anniversary. They had a rose and decorations on the table, incredible food and wine choices, and the wait staff (Peter) was so kind and attentive! A bit pricey but well worth it. Highly recommend.

Thank 235kevine
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing and service was incredible! If you are a wine lover, they have a great selection! The lobster bisque and butternut squash bisque were delicious! There were 11 in our party and from the unique salads to the vegetarian dishes to the filets no one had a bad plate! For desserts we shared the coconut cream... More 

Thank Kimberly C
De Pere, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Had a fabulous birthday dinner at the Capital Grille last weekend. Brian was our server and he never missed a beat. My husband had the porterhouse and I had the rib eye and they were both cooked to perfection. Also, enjoyed baked French onion soup, fingerling potatoes and asparagus. Bryan provided a complimentary appetizer and dessert along with some birthday... More 

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Waukesha, WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Even though this is a chain, the food is excellent! The last time we ate here, I told them it was our anniversary. When we got to our table, it was decorated, we got complimentary champagne and I got a single red rose. Our server called us by name, very impressive. I had a filet that was melt in your... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Capital Grille is a throwback to the days of big, fancy lunches. Not cheap, but the portions are large, the service is fantastic and the food is good. A nice reminder of the way business lunches used to be.

Thank Statman24
Greenwood, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were in Milwaukee for a wedding while also celebrating our anniversary. You know how when you make a reservation and you tell them it is a special event and you want something extra done but you know for a fact the person on the other end doesn't have a clue and is going to do nothing so you'll have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$60 - US$80
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 W Wisconsin Ave, Unit 100W, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2213
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-223-0600
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?