The Capital Grille Reviews

Updated May 6, 2021

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3.9
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The Capital Grille Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Clarence Otis Jr. (no image)
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71 Ratings
Pros
  • "You can make great money if you get a good schedule(in 19 reviews)

  • "Great work environment with great people(in 11 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "It is difficult to have a work/life balance(in 9 reviews)

  • "Long hours are expected and have to work all major holidays(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company

      Apr 13, 2021 - Line Cook in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Management is understanding and compassionate. Great pay and awesome team!

      Cons

      None really, I love the place!

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice Environment

      May 6, 2021 - Hostess 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great staff, flexible schedule, family meal, great discount

      Cons

      Does not care about personal matters.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company

      Apr 15, 2021 - Hostess 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible schedule 14 days sick pay Great team

      Cons

      Working nights and weekends Management can be hard to talk to

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good

      Apr 12, 2021 - Prep Cook in Manchester, CT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people and good attention.

      Cons

      Is very busy and the workers they are very patient.

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      eh

      Apr 24, 2021 - Host 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      nice area in chevy chase

      Cons

      siddity- more of a temporary job

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company

      Mar 8, 2021 - Food Runner in Jacksonville, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The pay The employees The job

      Cons

      Work almost all of the major holidays Management could use some tweaking Not much work/life balance

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great money low quality of life

      Jan 12, 2021 - Cocktail Waitress in King of Prussia, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learn a lot about high end menu items and the prep that goes into the dishes that are served, as well as knowledge of an extensive wine list.

      Cons

      Working opposite shifts to family and friends on a Normal 9-5. Nights, weekends and holidays are mandatory.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      Mar 28, 2021 - Bartender in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Okey money, good benefits, they’ll train you well.

      Cons

      Long hours, No breaks, no promotion within the company. Micro managed

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Life at TCG

      Feb 22, 2021 - Host/Hostess in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Family oriented environment, paid training, flexible schedule

      Cons

      Always worked on holidays, no holiday pay, poor management

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Company

      Feb 18, 2021 - Senior Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The benefits are absolutely wonderful

      Cons

      They preach work/life balance, but don't follow through when it counts.

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