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J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood

185 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4420
+1 860-659-0409
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (38 reviews)
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4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
185 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4420
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Reviewed yesterday

Take a loved one for a fun event ahead. The food is the key to this Birthday celebration. Enjoy every bite and relax in the atmosphere that makes this venue a place to return.

Thank William H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent dinner of salmon and husband had the ahi tuna. Both dinners delicious. Nice surprise when told bottles of wine were half off on Monday. Service was very good also. Can't wait to return.

Thank deniseewarren
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is consistently great. The servers are efficient and friendly. An overall great dining experience.

Thank M4675KUcherylw
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We all had steak dinners for Father’s Day. Cooked perfectly for all of us. I recommend getting the scallops extra with your steak, very delicious. Everything was served perfectly and fashionably. Also recommend the Moscow mule and the European style coffee (with brandy and sambuca)

Thank RRegina59
Reviewed 5 days ago

First, Kelly is a professional. She arrived at the table with whatever we needed before we asked. The food was exactly as we ordered, drinks were refilled promptly, and used tableware was removed and replaced for each course - simply excellent service. A big five...More

Thank jrubicon
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at J. Gilbert's in Glastonbury never fails to please nor does its wine list and big selection of interesting wines by the glass. The best place to sit is at the bar which is always packed and make sure that Sam, one of...More

Thank ladyjaat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife always reminds me that you get what you pay for and while J Gilbert's is no bargain the food is spectacular. From the warm sourdough bread to her massive Ahi Tuna, my crab cakes it just doesn't get any better. We've eaten at...More

Thank DWOtruth
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Recently my wife and I celebrated our 61st wedding anniversary hosting a party for our family. It was disappointing. Service was uneven. Slow at the start, inattentive. Dinners were a disaster. My wife had to send her steak back twice to get it right. It...More

2  Thank justbill2015
Reviewed May 8, 2018

I do not have a bad thing to say about J Gilbert's. I have been here numerous times with small and large groups and have always had an outstanding experience. The food is consistently delicious and the service is always extraordinary. Whether you come here...More

Thank kleighdrum
Reviewed May 6, 2018

I loved my steak at J. Gilbert's. The whole experience was incredible, and our waiter was very attractive and excellent, which only added to the experience. Steak came with 2 sides. Also had a barrel aged Manhattan - amazing. Would love to go back next...More

Thank Mary O
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Patricia H
July 29, 2016|
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Response from MHCATTY | Reviewed this property |
The bar is somewhat noisy, but the restaurant side is not noisy at all
JoAnne P
January 23, 2015|
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Response from Patricia E | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a nice selection of sides to go with the steaks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $60
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4420 (Formerly J Gilbert's Wood-fired Steaks)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Glastonbury
  • Phone Number: +1 860-659-0409
  • E-mail
J. Gilbert's is an "upscale casual" steakhouse serving prime-aged beef cooked over a mesquite wood-fired grill. Guests enjoy various cuts of steak, fresh seafood (including award-winning crab cakes) & other house made favorites like the Maytag Blue potato chips & chocolate velvet cake. The cozy atmosphere includes fire side dining, rich wood, brick & soft lighting where you can enjoy dinner for two or host a large party. The extensive martini & wine list offers the perfect compliment to an excellent meal delivered with attentive service. J. Gilbert's is open for dinner seven days a week, beginning at 4pm. Reservations are highly recommended.
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