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J Alexander's Restaurant

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4315 Talmadge Rd, Toledo, OH 43623-3507
419-474-8620
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Toledo, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Alex Salad, Steaks and sandwiches that are so good... I love J Alexanders. The only negatives are that it can get busy and there can be a wait to get a table and the parking at this location is atrocious when it is busy. Overall, solid restaurant.

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Thank Dan C
Toledo, Ohio
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

J Al's is always a great meal or lunch location. We go as a couple(s) or girls night/day out. We always get great service and food. The well trained staff is a welcome plus. It is always a first choice for family dinner out.

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Thank 116DMC
Toledo, Ohio
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, J. Alexander's is a chain, but they excel in so many ways. The atmosphere is one of the most comfortable and accommodating around. It just exudes class. They have done it right. Where this place is exceptional is in their service. They train their waitstaff to be super conscientious without being over the top. How many times have you... More 

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Detroit
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135 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have dined at 2 of the chain, Livonia and most recently Toledo. The good is consistency, the bad is also consistency. My issue is that the chain relies too heavily on sauces of their preferences than that of the diner. I admit to being a bit of a fussy eater, but feel the menu offers too little to accommodate... More 

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Thank atlas750
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a nice setting and is frequented by those seeking a business lunch setting. Dinner dates are great here as well. Upscale atmosphere, but fairly reasonable prices. Excellent food presentation and quality. Love the mac 'n cheese, fish, & chicken fingers!

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Thank Brian E
Annapolis, Maryland
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149 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A smiling, well-dressed staff person opens the door as you enter. An equally welcoming hostess walks you to your table. Along the way, you notice the aesthetically pleasing atmosphere and good-quality decor. Your waiter is friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. The menu is slight, but sufficient. i ordered a green tea and it was the tastiest I've ever had. My ahi... More 

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Thank LadyinMotion
Toledo, OH
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the filet mignon Caesar salad. The serving bowl was huge but the actual amount of food was quite scant. A mere handful of lettuce, a few TINY pieces of rare beef (cold inside) and about 6 huge croutons is what you get for $18! It really was absurd. The salad was totally doused in dressing too. Servers were... More 

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Thank aleach
Cincinnati, Ohio
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to dinner Sunday night with family. I usually love J Alexander's but I was very disappointed. It was busy, but not crazy. Service was attentive. Food was OK - I had the Ahi Tuna and while the tuna was great it didn't really have much flavor - it was just seared but no real spices etc. the best thing... More 

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Thank Penny S
Toledo, Ohio
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went there recently and had a great dinner. Service is always top notch. Always prompt and ready to assist at any time. Food is fantastic and restaurant is clean. A good sign of a clean establishment is how they take care of their bathrooms and they were well kept and no horrible smell. Love going here.

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Thank rickmorris1023
Oregon, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

After my sons graduation we went to have a family meal at j Alexander's I ordered the NY strip it was over cooked I sent it back they gave me a replacement steak and I was sick throughout the night, my son ate the leftovers for breakfast before I could warn him made himself steak and eggs and got sick... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4315 Talmadge Rd, Toledo, OH 43623-3507
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
  • Phone Number: 419-474-8620

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?