About The Capital Grille - Memphis
You are cordially invited to be wined, dined, and dazzled at The Capital Grille. Enjoy nationally renowned steaks — dry aged and hand-cut on premises by the restaurant's own butchers — the freshest of seafood, creative sides, and irresistible desserts prepared on-site every day. All accompanied by an acclaimed wine list, carefully curated by The Capital Grille's Sommelier, featuring more than 350 labels from around the world. Experience gracious, anticipatory service in the comfortable, sophisticated dining room, or host a flawless event in a private dining room appointed with a full complement of state-of-the-art media technology. A memorable evening or afternoon of fine dining awaits at The Capital Grille.
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Seafood, Steak, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary Valet Parking - Lunch and Dinner
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Capital Grille offers private dining accommodations for up to 38 guests. From making formal business proposals to making toasts with a gathering of friends, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private event.
The Capital Grille - Memphis Ratings and Reviews
First time customer. Attitude of everyon ...
First time customer. Attitude of everyone was just awesome. Food was really good....over priced but delicious. Only complaint was there was too much time between courses. I'd say accumulative time was 20-30 minutes. I don't mind enjoying a break between courses, but this was just a little too long. I'd be happy to try again when the occasion warrants.
We had the Thanksgiving entree - turkey ...
We had the Thanksgiving entree - turkey breast, green beans, brioche stuffing, mashed potatoes. For a $38 entree, I expected more than processed turkey breast. Very bland flavours overall. Good wine list and service.
Marlon was my server and he was SUPER at ...
Marlon was my server and he was SUPER attentive and nice! I thought the salad with gorgonzola had a little too much dressing on it. Next time I will order it to be lightly dressed or on the side. I had the crab meat app as well. I thought the crab meat was slightly fishy. Not bad, just not as fresh as I am used to. I ate it and didn't say anything to Marlon. I have no doubt that he would have insisted to replace it. Lastly I wish that the calamari app could be ordered for one person, especially at lunch time. Too much food to have with a meal as well.
This is a great restaurant for a special ...
This is a great restaurant for a special occasion. We went for a birthday and they decorated the table and had a hand written card on the table when we arrived. The service was superb and the food was excellent. I highly recommend this location of a national chain. It feels more local with the paintings for famous locals.
We have been here before and tonight did ...
We have been here before and tonight did not meet their usually standard that we normally get. Marlon is one of their absolute best service members but we went on a night he was out. We will try again, the main courses are extremely pricing for the amount of food but we love to do the apps and share plates.
We were disappointed with our first trip ...
We were disappointed with our first trip to Capital Grille-Memphis and had not returned for a while. Our two favorite East Memphis restaurants were booked for the night, we did not want to drive downtown, so we decided to give Capital Grille another try.
This time, the food was SUPERB!!! We enjoyed a Frank Family Cab (one of our favorite Napa Valley wineries and one you don't usually see in Memphis). For entrees we had the Sea Bass and the Scallops; both were EXCEPTIONAL in flavor and presentation. Kudos to the Chef and Kitchen Team.
The prices at Capital Grille were a bit high for the overall dining experience. Entrees prices were similar to Erling Jensen or Restaurant Iris, but the overall dining experience is not at that level. Kyle, our server was good: knowledgeable about the menu, the preparation of each dish, adequately attentive, and professional.
Overall, we would rate Capital Grille-Memphis as Good to Very Good with POTENTIAL. We know and appreciate how hard it is to establish and maintain a top-notch restaurant. So we will be back regularly.
I normally enjoy The Capital Grille, but ...
I normally enjoy The Capital Grille, but on this particular birthday dinner, it was just not up to par. First off, I always order the filet mignon au poivre, and a New York Strip arrived in its place. The waiter admitted he must have misunderstood my order, and I understand mistakes happen. At first, I was just going to keep it since the sides had already arrived as well, but he stated it could be corrected very quickly. Well, it took at least another 15 minutes before the filet arrived from the manager. Unfortunately, it arrived absolutely rare (blood red) when I order medium. The manager took it back once again, and about another 15 minutes later, the cook brought it out. At this point, I just wanted to be done. The re-cooked steak had very little flavor and was burnt on the edges. I will say that new smaller portion sides were brought out, and the staff was very friendly, but this steak should have never been charged to my bill. I hate this happened, and it will have me reconsidering eating here for awhile with other outstanding offerings out there such as Ruth's Chris and Folk's Folly.
Overall, we were very impressed with the ...
Overall, we were very impressed with the Capital Grille. The steaks were tender and delicious. However, we were disappointed in the salad and sides as they were nothing special. In particular, the creamed spinach had an overwhelmingly seasoned taste about it that detracted from the spinach flavor. I would not order that again. The fingerling potatoes were fair.
The service, however, was impeccable and Marlon did an excellent job. He was delightful and obviously loves what he is doing.
Whenever they offer another coupon, we will probably go back. Otherwise, it was too pricey in comparison to the food quality.
Have been to Capital Grille several time ...
Have been to Capital Grille several times and the food is always very good. The service was very slow this time to the point where we were brought out a small tasting to tied us over until our appetizer arrived. After that we had to wait for second course and main course as well. Would still recommend the restaurant based on past experiences.
Dinner was outstanding throughout the en ...
Dinner was outstanding throughout the entire meal. The lobster bisque is always great and loaded with lobster claw meat as well as the traditional filet. Au poivre style is extremely tasty. The mashed potatoes are always great, and the creamed corn is outstanding as well. Our server Zach was very nice and professional as well!
We've visited this restaurant several ti ...
We've visited this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed with the food. The atmosphere is sophisticated and the service is very good. My only complaint was on our last visit - which was a very late lunch with very few other tables - our waitress was a bit too attentive :) She was young and probably trying to do a good job, but it was intrusive. However, better than no attention. We will return.
We celebrated our Anniversary and it was ...
We celebrated our Anniversary and it was a wonderful experience. Great food, impeccable service and a ideal ambiance. We do prefer to eat early around 1700-1730, so that might figure in but it was a nice night and we will be back. Highly recommended!
First non-business dinner visit to Capit ...
First non-business dinner visit to Capital Grille. Wife and I had a wonderful experience from valet parking onward. Server Michael was high energy and engaging, and very knowledgeable on menu and options. Plus, he readily customized sides to our taste. Food was great - steak and lobster for me, scallops for wife. Highly recommend the sprouts and asparagus sides! For dessert, tried both the cheesecake and coconut cream. Coconut lived up to its top billing among friends! To wrap up, Michael had our car ready as we walked out the door. We shall be back!
We were celebrating a birthday during lu ...
We were celebrating a birthday during lunch and were treated to champagne and dessert on the house. A card and birthday confetti were already in place at the table when we were seated. Although we had dined there before and knew about the card and confetti, the champagne and dessert were a surprise. What delightful ways to make a birthday lunch special. The food and desserts were delicious, and the waiter both knowledgeable and friendly without being intrusive.
We enjoyed our evening so much. I had Sc ...
We enjoyed our evening so much. I had Scallops that were wonderful and my husband had the bone in filet.
He was very happy with the favor and how tender it was. Our servers were terrific, wine selection he made for me was perfect. Overall a beautiful meal and evening.
Server was nonexistent on a random Wedne ...
Server was nonexistent on a random Wednesday for lunch, there were three tables in entire dining room. Ordered salad with no dressing, it came delivered drenched. Server never came back, lunch break I guess. Flagged down another server who took salad back. Other guest at table finished lunch. Then salad returned, I sadly finished lunch solo. No management, no apologies. Typical Memphis.
Food was exceptional. Service was awesom ...
Food was exceptional. Service was awesome. As server and assistant where present and attentive but you did not know they were there which is how it is supposed to be. Overall a great dinner and were even able to add Folk's to reservation as we walked in.
I always enjoy eating both lunch and din ...
I always enjoy eating both lunch and dinner at The Capital Grille! On this particular evening, the dinner and service were outstanding as is always the custom. As far as steak quality, The Capital Grille has the best filet in Memphis (and even better au poivre style). I look forward to many future visits!
Most entrees on the menu were about $50. ...
Most entrees on the menu were about $50. The server mentioned and strongly recommended a few other things not on the menu. He failed to mention at any point that (at least one of them) was $105. I surely don't mind spending money on a great meal at a nice restaurant. But I think you mention it out of courtesy when the entree costs more than a full meal for 2 people at most 5 star restaurants.
We come here at least once a month. Darr ...
We come here at least once a month. Darryl is our favorite waiter!! He always sends us home with a little treat for our two dogs. We tend to order the same thing every time we go: petite filet with blue cheese, bone in filet with lobster tail, Brussel sprouts, Mac and cheese. I had the wedge salad the last time I was there and oysters instead of our usual. Was great also. My son always orders a desert and clears his plate. Little pricey but worth it!! We will be back soon I'm sure.
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