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The Capital Grille Restaurant Review: Charlotte's power brokers meet for meat, post-work cocktails and business lunches and dinners at The Capital Grille. Begin with the popular pan-fried calamari with hot cherry peppers; steak tartare with truffled deviled egg is an inventive take on a classic. Seafood also gets its due among the starters beyond the calamari, with shrimp and oysters having starring roles. Meat lovers go for the dry-aged steaks but there’s something for everyone, including the double-cut lamb chops, lobster, swordfish with lemon-shallot relish, tuna and citrus-glazed salmon. Sides are equally appealing: spinach; truffle fries; lobster mac ‘n’ cheese and more. Among desserts we suggest the coconut cream pie. The 400-plus-bottle wine list impresses with its breadth and depth of varietals and geography, but prices can be staggering. On the lighter side, a bar menu offers some tempting tidbits. Service is professional.