Reed Travel Features
CHICAGO -- The Capital Grille is hoping seven will be a lucky
The Rhode Island-based steakhouse chain has picked the Windy
City to launch its seventh restaurant in the U.S.
The high-end chain is known for New York-style dry-aged steaks
and also offers double-cut lamb chops, veal chops and seafood.
Chuck Logue serves as general manager at the Capital Grille in
"We know that Chicagoans have numerous choices when it comes to
dining, and we are ready to meet that challenge by offering great
food, an ebullient staff and an excellent atmosphere," said
In addition to its no-nonsense menu of red meat and seafood, the
Capital Grille features 300 wines from France, Italy and
The restaurant offers frequent diners personal wine lockers for
Diners who like a cigar with their steak will appreciate the
smoke-friendly environment, in which guests can smoke their own
cigars or those from the Grille's selection. A nonsmoking section
also is available.
The Capital Grille can be found in Providence, R.I.; Boston and
Chestnut Hill, Mass.; Detroit, and Miami, with new locations in
Houston, Texas, and San Francisco due later this year.
The steakhouse chain is best known for its branch two blocks
from the White House.
Like its Washington counterpart, the Chicago restaurant caters
to the "working" lunch or dinner by offering corporate house
accounts for volume business.
There is a private Wine Room that seats 24 and a semiprivate
dining area for special occasions.
Tableside portable phones are available for guests.
Valet parking is complimentary after 5 p.m.
Lunch and dinner are served Monday through Friday, dinner only
The restaurant is located at 633 North St. Clair Street in
Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood.
For reservations, call the restaurant at (312) 337-9400.