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J Alexander's Restaurant

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Fri, 4/19
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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Chef's Daily Soup or Chicken Pasta Soup
Deviled Eggs
Finished with sugar-cured bacon and homemade pickle relish
Mr. Jack's Crispy Chicken
Hand-breaded tenders, served with french fries
Steak Rolls
With Chimichurri sauce and spicy Ranch dressing
Spinach con Queso
Served with tortilla chips
Smoked Salmon Dip
Smoked in-house
Seasoned, breaded and deep fried. Served with marinara sauce
Margherita Flatbread
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil
BBQ Flatbread
Our Plumb Creek barbecue sauce with roasted chicken, smoked Gouda and caramelized onions
In-house made salad dressings: Honey Dijon, Creamy Bleu Cheese, Classic Ranch, Kiawah Island, White Wine Vinaigrette, Cilantro Vinaigrette
Redlands Salad
With bacon, cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers and croutons
Original Caesar Salad
With croutons and Reggiano Parmesan
Redlands or Caesar Salad with Soup
Grilled Chicken Salad
Tortilla strips, Feta cheese, olives, tomatoes with white wine vinaigrette
Southern Salad
Chopped crispy chicken tenders, pecans, avocado, tomatoes, bacon, cheese, croutons and ranch dressing
Shrimp Louie Salad
Jumbo shrimp, avocado and tomatoes finished with Kiawah Island dressing
Asian Ahi Tuna Salad*
Seared, rare with field greens, wasabi in a cilantro vinaigrette
We grind fresh chuck daily for our hand-pattied burgers
Veggie Burger
Made in-house. Topped with Monterey Jack
Old Fashioned Cheeseburger*
With Tillamook cheddar
Steak Burger*
Ground beef tenderloin and ribeye, Tillamook cheddar, grilled onions and Kiawah Island dressing
Prime Rib Sandwich*
Served with french fries, au jus
French Dip*
Sliced Prime Rib, baguette and horseradish
West End
Grilled chicken breast topped with Monterey Jack
The Club
Ham, turkey, two cheeses, bacon and mayonnaise
Fish Tacos
Daily fish selections, deep fried, avocado, chili mayonnaise
Steaks finished with Maître d' butter
Half Filet*
Half of a center cut filet with baked potato
Steak 'N' Fries*
A French Brasserie style steak with garlic, served with fries
Steak Maui*
Marinated ribeye with mashed potatoes
New York Strip*
Aged beef with NYO mac & cheese
Filet Mignon with Béarnaise*
Center cut, baked potato
Extra Cut: 12 oz. $27.0
Extra Cut: 16 oz. $33.0
Slow Roasted Prime Rib*
Aged Mid-Western beef served au jus with mashed potatoes
Redlands or Caesar salad to accompany your entree $6
Today's Featured Fish
We offer a wide selection of fresh panéed or hardwood grilled seafood everyday
Grilled Salmon
Fresh cold water salmon
Jumbo Fried Shrimp
French fries, cole slaw, cocktail and rémoulade sauces
Pecan Crusted Trout
Sautéed and pecan crusted. Finished with a Fallot Dijon mustard sauce and served with cole slaw
Rotisserie Chicken
One-half chicken roasted and seasoned with our special herb blend. Served with mashed potatoes
Mr. Jack's Crispy Chicken Platter
South Carolina low country recipe with french fries and cole slaw
Little Italy Chicken Parmesan
Lightly breaded chicken breast served over pasta, topped with marinara and mozzarella
Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Cured in-house with Thai "Bang Bang" sauce and mashed potatoes
Barbecue Baby Back Ribs
Served with Plum Creek bbq sauce, french fries and cole slaw
Shrimp, scallops and crabmeat sautéed in a spicy cream sauce with green onions and red peppers
Southwestern spices, peppers and chicken
All $5
French Fries
Southern Cole Slaw
Orzo & Wild Rice
Israeli Couscous
Mashed Potatoes
Not Your Ordinary Mac & Cheese
Loaded Baked Potato
Daily Vegetable
Housemade Desserts
Suggested tableside by server
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Steakhouse
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostesses, waiter (Andy) & manager were amazing but the steak was so disappointing! It was tender, yet terribly over-seasoned & almost inedible even with cutting off the edges. Although they brought us another entire meal, we would not return to J. Alexander’s. So sad...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large portions, great steak and burgers. I highly recommend coming hungry. Seemed really busy but we had no wait.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I agree that J. Alexanders has the best Prime Rib that we have ever had. The service is always excellent and the food is awesome.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank William L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant for my wife’s 40th birthday dinner. As always delicious food and great service. First time for a couple of family members who really enjoyed the food also.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 976briant
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Always a solid option, midway between fancy and casual dining. Great atmosphere and friendly servers. The Jack’s chicken is by far the go to dish there. Although we have tried other dishes, and all were quite tasty. We like the way they serve cocktails. For...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bradermd2
Reviewed February 5, 2019

Delightful hostess and attentive service complimented this discovery in the Crossroads area of North Columbus. Although a few items were a bit off-the-mark (raisins in the house salad and Thai bang-bang sauce "poured" over the pork tenderloin), the atmosphere was very, very nice and the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GlobalExec
Reviewed February 3, 2019

I can't believe I have lived in and around Columbus this long and don't visit this place more often. You can't go wrong with anything you order. Our favorite is definitely the BBQ ribs. We always start off with a salad and split the meal...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mel4osu
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

This became our favorite restaurant 24 years ago. We love everything about it. You can’t go wrong with anything you order and dessert is a must!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SET1976
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Not a huge fan of J. Alexander's so how we ended up at Redlands is a long story, but needless to say, this will be our last visit in some time. The food is and have always been mediocre in my opinion. We got the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank wetravel4u614
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

We eat at J Alexander’s pretty regularly. While we frequent the Toledo location more, we have eaten hear many times when in Columbus/Worthington area. Tonight was not our best experience. My girls had Rattlesnake Pasta which they always enjoy. I had the suggested dish “Tuscan...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 246rogerk
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September 27, 2018|
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Response from aj5of6 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe for lunch during the week.
March 20, 2018|
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Response from EAH50 | Reviewed this property |
Ps; Believe it's Sunday only.
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