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Esquire Grill

1213 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3906
+1 916-448-8900
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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1213 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3906
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here twice during our visit to Sacramento. We stayed in the Hyatt which was in front of Esquire so the location was perfect. The staff were attentative and helpful. The food was well prepared and we both had empty plates. It was...More

Thank Guitar_mark
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We often go to Esquire Grill before a show at the Community Center Theatre and are always pleased with the food and service. We started with the deviled eggs, which are the best I have had anywhere. This time I had a lovely grilled salmon...More

Thank Krystin123
Reviewed 2 April 2017

A very nice venue to visit. Attractive and clean, there are tables and booths. You are treated nice and the menu is very attractive to all varietal choices. I could eat their another time to try out other items on the menu. The movie is...More

Thank Sunshine M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We alternate among the several choices within walking distance of the theater for an after the play, or before the play, dinner. I always look forward to the Esquire Grill. They serve tasty cocktails, provide experienced waitstaff, and the meals are delicious. I frequently will...More

Thank Mauibird
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Definitely try the baked brie, delicious! The staff was courteous and attentive but not overly o. The food was delicious, my colleague had the pasta special and I had the Louie (shrimp salad). I'd go back. We had the banana cream pie for dessert with...More

Thank Ipema58
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Esquire Grill is just across the street from the huge Community Theater, and is the perfect spot for a before theater dinner. The atmosphere is very festive, with excellent service and white tablecloths. Drinks are excellent, but unfortunately the food is only adequate ....More

Thank Alice G
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We love the brie and the ahi poke. It's our go too place for a quick bite before the theater. Interesting use of sweet potatoes as chips to scoop up the ahi. Yum!

Thank Monkey G
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I wish there was a 4.5 star rating. Had lunch and the entire place was booked so sat at the bar. Had a delicious meal. Chicken sandwich, glass of sparkling wine, ice cream with a glass of Inniskillin Vidal Ice Wine. This would have been...More

Thank SOwinemaker
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I've always enjoyed the atmosphere of Esquire Grill. The menu is a bit limited, but, everything listed is incredible. The drinks are strong and the service was good. My friend ordered the fries and macaroni and cheese in addition to her salmon. The Mac and...More

Thank tr21
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Have recently been there twice now to eat before events, and both times had a wonderful experience. Their dinner specials need to be considered - had salmon that just melted in my mouth! Perfectly seasoned and cooked. The butternut squash soup is divine! Friend had...More

Thank calyptephile
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Fernando C
10 January 2017|
Response from PNCEngineering | Reviewed this property |
Yep, The fish was one of the better items. Be sure to come early, especially on Broadway series nights at the Theater across the street as they tend to run out of food on those evenings.
16 February 2015|
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Response from Zenaida C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Esquire Grill Storefront , Terminal B - Airside 5:30 am - 9:00pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1213 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3906
    (13th St.)
  • Public Transportation: K Street Light Rail
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-448-8900
  • E-mail
Inspired by classic American cooking of times past, The Esquire Grill brings a modern, yet timeless dining experience to downtown Sacramento. The restaurant, designed by San Francisco architect Michael Guthrie, is located on the ground floor of the 26-story Esquire Plaza Building and adjacent to the Sacramento Community Theater and Convention Center. The menu includes a selection of grilled and spit roasted meats, fish, and poultry, as well as appetizers, salads, and house made desserts. A full bar, extensive wine list, and private banquet facilities are also available.
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