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J Alexander's Restaurant

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American, Contemporary
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3320 Galleria Cir, Hoover, AL 35244
205-733-9995
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always Excellent

I've been eating here for fifteen years and it never gets old. Great service and great food. This is my go to place when I'm in town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Randy B
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I've been eating here for fifteen years and it never gets old. Great service and great food. This is my go to place when I'm in town.

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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've been to this J. Alexander's a number of times and have always had great service and good to great food. The vegetables of the day and other specials are generally especially good. However, the burgers, ribs, and steak salad are other personal favorites of mine. They have a particularly large menu, so it will suit a variety of tastes.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Delicious food, excellent service. One of my favorite places to eat. My favorite choice is a steak, I've tried different ones and they are all good.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We are in town for our sons college hockey national championship. We wanted to go to A restaurant that was open late but also we knew the food would be fabulous! We wanted to just play it safe! Well this J Alexander's exceeded our expectations! From the minute we walked in the door and seated by our hostess within minutes... More 

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Birmingham, AL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

celebrated my sister's birthday today, at this restaurant….i've been here tons of times (it's my sister's favorite)….it's way over-priced for what they provide….ordered the prime rib ($27) medium rare….arrived fat and sassy at "medium"….the horseradish sauce had no "horseradish", that i could taste….asked for the "house red", and, was brought an $11.00 "quarter glass" of cabernet sauvignon….note to the restaurant….you're... More 

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Meridian, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a little more up-scale, menu items are more expensive and ala carte - but I highly recommend the Prime Rib - thick, juicy, perfectly cooked, not too fatty (just right) and the flavor is out of this world. Excellent atmosphere and outstanding service.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Tried to place a to go order over the phone and they wouldn't accept orders placed over the phone, so went into the restaurant to place order for a piece of carrot cake. Menu said cake was served warm. The cake was served straight from the refrigerator. I asked for utensils and the bartender said they didn't have utensils for... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I took my wife out to eat on February 13th for and early Valentine's day dinner. We arrived at 5:30 pm and the place was already packed! There was a 85 minute wait for a table. Hey it's Valentine's day weekend what would you expect. We grabbed a glass of wine and stood by the bar. Within 10 minutes two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch there on a Wednesday and it was great! My wife had gumbo and I had a steak egg roll (it was more like three egg rolls) with a sauce that had just the right amount of kick to it! The service was outstanding! We have eaten there before and the food is always very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Had lunch -- business lunches here and there. I was there for a business lunch, and usually come here for the good service. Very good portions, and the grilled vegetable side was very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3320 Galleria Cir, Hoover, AL 35244
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: 205-733-9995

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?