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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
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Sun - Mon 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Glastonbury, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Better than Ruth Chris and Morton's. Quick seating, professional service and always wiling to accomodate special requests. Would love them to serve lunch.

Thank HubbarD201
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is good, service is good, while reserved. For diecisk occasions, one is given a time limit. This puts a damper on special occasions.

Thank Mary K
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always great food and service. Love the Lobster risotto and pan seared scallops. Oh and of course the steaks!

Thank Cindy G
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best steak restaurant in area.We've been there many occasions and have never been disappointed.The steak with scallops is my favorite.

Thank Gregory D
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This gem of a restaurant in the beautiful town of Glastonbury, CT is a true find. The food we had there last evening was nothing short of exceptional. The dining room is elegant without being pretentious. The service was professional, warm but never overbearing. Excellent wine list and delicious desserts.

Thank tj0nesbari
Branford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to enjoy dining with friends. The menu is great as well as the wine list. Steaks were cooked to perfection. The crab cakes were absolutely wonderful. Chocked full of crab. Service was very nice as well. Highly recommend trying this restaurant.

Thank Lauren J
Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here for my husband's birthday dinner with his parents. First of all, all four of us are very tough food critics and it is very rare that we all dine out together and all enjoy our dishes as much as we enjoyed our dinner at J Gilbert's. We give this place an A+! Atmosphere: A- (only because of... More 

Thank sanddollar88
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great meal out with another couple...not cheap but very very good. Caesar salad....good, nothing earth shattering but fresh and good. Bread for the table with plain whipped butter and specialty butter, warm and delicious. The four entrees were 3 steaks and one salmon...not a spec left on anyone's plate. Steaks were aged and cooked to perfection. We had vegetables and... More 

Thank Susan L
South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

8 oz fillet cannot be beaten, it was awesome. Nice atmosphere. Great service. Even the sides were great, fully loaded potato, asparagus and sour dough bread.

Thank William H
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love J. Gilbert's food. We only wish that the prices were more reasonable so we can go more often. As it is, we have to leave this place for special occasions only.

Thank pamg407

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $60
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free, Seafood
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
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
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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