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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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STARTERS & FLATBREADS
$6.0
Chef's Daily Soup or Chicken Pasta Soup
$9.0
Deviled Eggs
Finished with sugar-cured bacon and homemade pickle relish
$12.0
Mr. Jack's Crispy Chicken
Hand-breaded tenders, served with french fries
$11.0
Steak Rolls
With Chimichurri sauce and spicy Ranch dressing
$12.0
Spinach con Queso
Served with tortilla chips
$13.0
Smoked Salmon Dip
Smoked in-house
$15.0
Calamari
Seasoned, breaded and deep fried. Served with marinara sauce
$11.0
Margherita Flatbread
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil
$12.0
BBQ Flatbread
Our Plumb Creek barbecue sauce with roasted chicken, smoked Gouda and caramelized onions
SALADS
In-house made salad dressings: Honey Dijon, Creamy Bleu Cheese, Classic Ranch, Kiawah Island, White Wine Vinaigrette, Cilantro Vinaigrette
$9.0
Redlands Salad
With bacon, cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers and croutons
$9.0
Original Caesar Salad
With croutons and Reggiano Parmesan
$13.0
Redlands or Caesar Salad with Soup
$14.0
Grilled Chicken Salad
Tortilla strips, Feta cheese, olives, tomatoes with white wine vinaigrette
$16.0
Southern Salad
Chopped crispy chicken tenders, pecans, avocado, tomatoes, bacon, cheese, croutons and ranch dressing
$17.0
Shrimp Louie Salad
Jumbo shrimp, avocado and tomatoes finished with Kiawah Island dressing
$19.0
Asian Ahi Tuna Salad*
Seared, rare with field greens, wasabi in a cilantro vinaigrette
BURGERS, SANDWICHES & SMALL PLATES
We grind fresh chuck daily for our hand-pattied burgers
$13.0
Veggie Burger
Made in-house. Topped with Monterey Jack
$14.0
Old Fashioned Cheeseburger*
With Tillamook cheddar
$15.0
Steak Burger*
Ground beef tenderloin and ribeye, Tillamook cheddar, grilled onions and Kiawah Island dressing
$19.0
Prime Rib Sandwich*
Served with french fries, au jus
$19.0
French Dip*
Sliced Prime Rib, baguette and horseradish
$13.0
West End
Grilled chicken breast topped with Monterey Jack
$15.0
The Club
Ham, turkey, two cheeses, bacon and mayonnaise
$15.0
Fish Tacos
Daily fish selections, deep fried, avocado, chili mayonnaise
STEAKS & PRIME RIB
Steaks finished with Maître d' butter
$18.0
Half Filet*
Half of a center cut filet with baked potato
$24.0
Steak 'N' Fries*
A French Brasserie style steak with garlic, served with fries
$33.0
Steak Maui*
Marinated ribeye with mashed potatoes
$34.0
New York Strip*
Aged beef with NYO mac & cheese
$34.0
Filet Mignon with Béarnaise*
Center cut, baked potato
$23.0
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
ENTREES
Redlands or Caesar salad to accompany your entree $6
Q
Today's Featured Fish
We offer a wide selection of fresh panéed or hardwood grilled seafood everyday
$19.0
Grilled Salmon
Fresh cold water salmon
$25.0
Jumbo Fried Shrimp
French fries, cole slaw, cocktail and rémoulade sauces
$18.0
Pecan Crusted Trout
Sautéed and pecan crusted. Finished with a Fallot Dijon mustard sauce and served with cole slaw
$16.0
Rotisserie Chicken
One-half chicken roasted and seasoned with our special herb blend. Served with mashed potatoes
$17.0
Mr. Jack's Crispy Chicken Platter
South Carolina low country recipe with french fries and cole slaw
$16.0
Little Italy Chicken Parmesan
Lightly breaded chicken breast served over pasta, topped with marinara and mozzarella
$19.0
Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Cured in-house with Thai "Bang Bang" sauce and mashed potatoes
$25.0
Barbecue Baby Back Ribs
Served with Plum Creek bbq sauce, french fries and cole slaw
PASTA
$17.0
Bayou
Shrimp, scallops and crabmeat sautéed in a spicy cream sauce with green onions and red peppers
$16.0
Rattlesnake
Southwestern spices, peppers and chicken
SIDES, ETC.
All $5
French Fries
Southern Cole Slaw
Broccoli
Orzo & Wild Rice
Israeli Couscous
Mashed Potatoes
Not Your Ordinary Mac & Cheese
Loaded Baked Potato
Daily Vegetable
HOUSEMADE DESSERTS
Housemade Desserts
Suggested tableside by server
PRICE RANGE
$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
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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727nelsonb
September 27, 2018|
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Response from aj5of6 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe for lunch during the week.
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Response from EAH50 | Reviewed this property |
Ps; Believe it's Sunday only.
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