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J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood

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185 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4420 (Formerly J Gilbert's Wood-fired Steaks) (Main)
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great bar, highly recommend reservations if you don't like waiting. Food was great,great wine list. Had a veal dish that was excellent. Place is always full for dinner.

Thank Kevin C
Frye Island, Maine
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to J Gilbert's for special occasions. I always get the filet mignon. Wonderful! And cheesecake for dessert. Make a reservation if you're planning to go on the weekend.

Thank Margaret M
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From beginning to end all was impeccable! For a chef to leave raving about the entire experience speaks for itself! The staff are to be commended-

Thank tlsw
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met friends for dinner and had a great meal. Service and food was A+. Restaurant was super busy but you'd never know based on the high level of attention our waiter gave us. If you're a fan of bourbon, you have to try their Barrel Aged Manhattan...amazing.

Thank Scott A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to like this place but haven't visited for a while. Decor is uninspiring. It looks like a chain restaurant; it's always very busy and consequently noisy, on this visit the service was efficient but not personable. We had a pre finer glass of house sparkling wine which was terrible. We had an excellent field greens and dried cherry... More 

Thank Discriminating_8
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an expensive steak house but it's the best in the state! Steak was awesome, service was great and the sides were very creative and delicious

Thank Zlimits
Largo, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinners were wonderful! I had the filet and crab cake combo, absolutely wonderful, outstanding filet (with blue cheese butter, soooo tasty!). Great service too! I highly recommend!

Thank alicat928
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! I'm here on business and don't know the area so I chose somewhere close to the hotel with decent ratings. I asked the waiter what's good on the menu and every thing I pointed out he said was awesome. This could just be another waiter saying what I want to hear. BUT he was right. Everything was excellent. Started... More 

Thank Jennifer V
Portland, Connecticut, United States
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent as always..the food and service never disappoint! Scallops and crab cakes are delicious!Favorite restaurant in town!

Thank Anna S
Fort Pierce, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever we, (my family) want to go out for a special meal or event, this is the place to go. Always treated to the best service and great food.

Thank Roy F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $60
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
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: 860-659-0409
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?