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Melrose Grill

819 Houser Way S, Renton, WA 98057-2784
+1 425-254-0759
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
819 Houser Way S, Renton, WA 98057-2784
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent from beginning to end!!! What a gem! Wonderful menu, lots of choices, great specials and oh, the STEAKS are AMAZING!!! One of the BEST we have experienced i a long time!!! Top notch, friendly service....can’t wait to come back again!!!!

Thank Gjabsama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had our 34 wedding anniversary dinner at the Melrose Grill in Renton Washington on November 26, 2017. Nice peaceful setting. The ribeye was great, service smooth and effortless. The prices are what the market sets for the steaks.

1  Thank davidphilio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve dined here 5 times and always have a great experience. The steaks are always done perfectly and the service is quick and professional. Dinner usually runs $50 a person for a salad and a steak.

Thank Roger F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very nice and cozy restaurant that is inviting but can be a bit noisy. I ordered the filet mignon with a baked potato. The steak was cooked perfectly and the flavor and tenderness were excellent. Everyone in our party had one type of steak...More

Thank willpwr1
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Celebrated our 32nd anniversary at the Melrose Grill. This was our first time here and were not disappointed. The layout is like an old bar, long, kind of narrow and dark. It was a bit noisy but still everything fit together really nice. We let...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 3 December 2017

It was a very disappointing evening. Our waitperson was pleasant although a bit slow. Two of three meals were good but they screwed up the same order twice. I ordered a New York steak (large cut) and asked for it to be medium rare. When...More

Thank compassNSEW
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Melrose Grill a great dinner from beginning to end!!! We arrived when they opened and didn't have a reservation. A big line but got in with zero trouble. The menu was heavily steak based with lots of specials. We had steaks. So GREAT!!! The steaks...More

Thank JMMcD
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Must stop in to this small boutique grill-fantastic food and amazing service!! Started with tomato & blue cheese salad-yumm! The main course was a NY Strip -absolutely one of the best steaks I have had in the past year. You must save room for the...More

Thank Zak-Wade
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We opted to share the Melrose cut (15oz) filet. It was very good. The salad and veggies were good but nothing exciting. The Parmesan potatoes were a little too spicy for me but my hubby liked them.

Thank travelpurplemonkey
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is the restaurant I go to when I feel beat up and need to pamper myself. Simple, casual, excellent food with no pretension. This is a meat and potatoes restaurant for adults. This is not a chain restaurant. They serve high quality meat cooked...More

Thank Allan T
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17 January 2016|
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Response from Tom A | Reviewed this property |
I'm just a customer. Have no way of helping secure a table. Check the website for the reservation number.
Diane R
19 October 2015|
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Response from Edmund1020 | Reviewed this property |
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Francisco R
13 July 2015|
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does not hurt to ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Houser Way S, Renton, WA 98057-2784
    (Wells Ave. S.)
  • Public Transportation: Renton Transit Center is 5 blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Renton
  • Phone Number: +1 425-254-0759
Renton’s Finest Foods Since 1901! * Steakhouse voted #1 Western WA in 2010 * Affordable high quality menu *Historic Landmark in Renton The building in which the Melrose Grill resides was established in 1901 and has served as a tavern since the days of the horse and buggy. It also operated as a pool hall, soda shop and card room during Prohibition. Recently restored, Melrose Grill kept its historic roots with the original mirror-backed bar with its rich, dark woods. The walls showcase vintage photos that highlight the transitions this grand building has gone through. With wainscoting on the walls, low-slung lamps and high ceilings the space feels as open as the West was when it was built. The Food and Service at Melrose Grill will amaze and delight your senses. We work hard to provide our customers with the finest foods available, and prepare them in a way that will tame even most particular palate. Voted #1 Steakhouse in Western WA by King 5 & Evening Ma.
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