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J. Alexander's

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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STARTERS
6
Chef's Daily Soup or Chicken Pasta Soup
10
Deviled Eggs
Finished with sugar-cured bacon and homemade pickle relish
13
Mr. Jack's Crispy Chicken
Hand-breaded tenders, served with french fries
13
Spinach con Queso
Served with tortilla chips
13
Fire-Grilled Artichokes
Fresh artichokes, fire-grilled and seasoned in herb butter. With rémoulade
13
Smoked Salmon Dip*
Smoked in-house
SUSHI
16
Nigiri Plate*
12
California Roll
15
Spicy Tuna Roll*
16
Rainbow Roll*
16
Mike's Filet Roll*
16
Kappa Maki*
16
Avocado Bomb*
16
Spicy Hawaiian Roll*
14
Crunchy Shrimp Roll
SALADS
In-house made salad dressings: Honey Dijon, Creamy Bleu Cheese, Classic Ranch, Kiawah Island, Champagne Vinaigrette, Cilantro Vinaigrette
9
Redlands Salad
With bacon, cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers and croutons
9
Original Caesar Salad
With croutons and Reggiano Parmesan
12
Faucon Salad
Mixed greens, bacon, bleu cheese, egg, croutons with creamy bleu cheese dressing
14
Redlands or Caesar Salad with Soup
15
Thai Kai Salad
Artisan greens, grilled chicken and chopped peanuts tossed in a cilantro vinaigrette with peanut sauce
17
Southern Salad
Chopped crispy chicken tenders, pecans, avocado, tomatoes, bacon, cheese, croutons and ranch dressing
15
Grilled Chicken Salad
Feta cheese, olives, tomatoes with champagne vinaigrette
18
Dragon Salad
Thai inspired beef salad with noodles, mango, avocado, peanuts, and mint in a red chili vinaigrette
18
Shrimp Louie Salad
Jumbo gulf shrimp, avocado, tomato, iceberg boat, pine nuts and Kiawah Island dressing
20
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
Veggie Burger
House-made recipe with fresh beets, black beans and brown rice with a ginger soy glaze and Monterey Jack
14
Old Fashioned Cheeseburger*
With Tillamook cheddar
15
Double-Stack Burger*
Two crispy patties, onion, kosher dill pickles, topped with American cheese
19
French Dip*
Sliced Prime Rib, baguette and horseradish
14
Chicken Salad
Open face on focaccia bread with orzo & wild rice
14
West End
Grilled chicken breast topped with Monterey Jack
14
Crispy Chicken Sandwich
Buttermilk-dipped chicken, baby Swiss, sliced tomato, dressed kale on a signature bun
15
The Club
Ham, turkey, two cheeses, bacon and mayonnaise
15
Shrimp
Crispy shrimp, cabbage, red peppers, chives and Thai "Bang Bang" sauce
15
Fish
Daily fish selections, deep fried, avocado, chili mayonnaise
STEAKS & PRIME RIB
Steaks finished with Maître d' butter
23
Steak 'N' Fries*
A French Brasserie style steak with garlic, served with french fries
29
Filet Kabob*
Aged marinated medallions with hardwood-grilled vegetables. Served on Louisiana rice
34
Steak Maui*
Marinated ribeye with mashed potatoes
35
Filet Mignon with BéArnaise*
Center cut, baked potato
35
New York Strip*
Aged beef with NYO mac & cheese
29
Slow Roasted Prime Rib*
Aged Certified Angus Beef® roasted on the bone, served au jus with mashed potatoes
ENTRÉES
28
Ahi Tuna Filet*
Topped with wasabi mayonnaise. Served with mashed potatoes, tomatoes and a Toro dipping sauce
Q
Today's Featured Fish
We offer a wide selection of fresh panéed or hardwood grilled seafood everyday
26
Jumbo Fried Shrimp
French fries, cole slaw, cocktail and rémoulade sauces
Q
Redlands Crab Cakes
Coastal recipe. Jumbo lump crab meat, chili mayonnaise and mustard sauce. With french fries (LA)
22
Grilled Salmon*
Fresh cold water salmon
22
Pecan Crusted Trout
Sautéed and pecan crusted. Finished with a Fallot Dijon mustard sauce and served with cole slaw
18
Mr. Jack's Crispy Chicken Platter
South Carolina low country recipe with french fries and cole slaw
18
Rotisserie Chicken
One-half chicken roasted and seasoned with our special herb blend. Served with mashed potatoes
18
Rattlesnake Tagliatelle
Southwestern spices, peppers and chicken
20
Grilled Pork Tenderloin*
Cured in-house with Thai "Bang Bang" sauce and mashed potatoes
SIDES, ETC.
French Fries
Southern Cole Slaw
Broccoli
Black Beans and Rice
Orzo & Wild Rice
Israeli Couscous
Kale & Quinoa
Mashed Potatoes
Not Your Ordinary Mac & Cheese
Loaded Baked Potato
HOUSEMADE DESSERTS
Housemade Desserts
Suggested tableside by server
FRENCH PRESS COFFEE
per person3
French Press Coffee
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

Visited this lovely restaurant on a Sunday afternoon after the Centennial Art Show as the restaurant is right across the street and has it's own parking lot. The inside is dark and quiet. There are plenty of seating areas with both tables and booths. We...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank suecooper489
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

I come to Nashville about three to four times a year. When I need a place quiet to talk to business acquaintances or friends, J Alexander’s always performs. They also accommodated my diet. I was able to get their Thai Chicken Salad substituting their high...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

We ate at the restaruant on a slow Monday evening and it was our first trip to this chain. Based on the reviews, we expected a good experience with above average food. The waitress, Theresa, was efficient but needed a personality implant. There was no...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RonH294
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

Sunday about 5pm...not very busy. Service was a little slow at first but got much better. All food at our table was very good. Price for food was about right. Shrimp was excellent. Good wine list. Good time with six at table could still hear...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 626lloydm
Reviewed March 10, 2019

This was our first time eating here and I must say it was the best experience I've ever had . All three managers came to my table to see about my food because it was messed up and they made it right immediately. Our server...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Desy615
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Superb service only made our meals more special. French Dip was incredible. Hamburger was also to die for. A great place for lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank garya962
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

J. Alexander’s is one of my favorite places in Nashville because of their consistent quality of food and service. They always treat you great and provide a quality meal. Their steaks are always superbly cooked and excellent quality. The couscous is so good! Highly recommended....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bd4vols
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Most of our food was great. I was, however, disapointed in the prime rib. It was tough and had alot of gristle. Our drinks were fine, our other meals too. The parking lot is cramped.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank boisecrybaby
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

A great spot for a business lunch. Easy to get to mid-town location on West End Ave. Also, it has a really nice view of the Parthenon in Centennial Park, a great “extra”! This location is actually a J Alexander’s Redlands Grill and offers a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dan949A
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

In town for my mom. We'r went here due to we wanted restaurant but it was a challenge. Quite a few places were closed so since they were open we went. I had crab cakes, brother had filet mignon, cousin had the smoked salmon friend...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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As far as I know ..J. Alexander's is open on Thanksgiving but I would call the hotel first to be sure. The food is excellent there my husband and I really enjoyed it
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