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J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood

185 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4420
+1 860-659-0409
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“filet” (62 reviews)
“crab cakes” (39 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
185 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4420
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1 - 10 of 605 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is go to place in CT for steaks and more. Haven’t found a restaurant more consistent than them with their meals. Sign up for their mailing list to receive $25 off purchase of $75 or more on food. Had the usual filet and crab...More

Thank Str8frwd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience, super friendly staff and excellent waitstaff and manager service. High quality ingredients, local when possible, and executed to perfection. Warm inviting atmosphere and many events are on the calendar as a way to meet new friends.

Thank RichC250
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was perfect, from the atmosphere and service to the dinners and desserts!. The 8 oz filet was perfectly cooked and could be cut with a spoon, the mashed potatoes were the best I've probably ever had and the lobster mac and cheese had good...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat. The waitstaff was excellent and food superb The steak was cooked just like I liked it

Thank esusat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful meals, attentive,professional,witty staff. Steak cooked to perfection. Sign up and receive special bday and anniversary attention. Only minor issue is acoustics,busy place so noise level not the best. Deserves the rave reviews.

Thank helpmefind0823
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great place. Excellent food, good service. Servers are friendly... relaxing atmosphere. Didn't have reservations so we sat at the bar bot I would recommend reservations.

Thank sue f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

J. Gilbert's never disappoints as the steaks (I always get the KC or NY cut) are awesome. The potatoes are very good. A great place for dinner or special occasion venue.

Thank DaTruth17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always good but the service at times can drive you crazy. It took 12 minutes for the server to bring the wine we ordered and never once during the meal did he visit. The shrimp, my shrimp cocktail and her bourbon shrimp,...More

Thank BillL64
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner the six of us. add striped sea bass was on special on the people had steak excellent service good restaurant a lot of fun good food then there before highly. we had a room off the bar that's great and...More

Thank O8504MTdavidr
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We stopped here for dinner on Sunday around 5:00 PM. we had no reservation but they had room for the two of us. my wife chose the Tuna Tatar for her app. she said it was about the best she ever had, I chose the...More

Thank patrickperugino
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Patricia H
30 July 2016|
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Response from MHCATTY | Reviewed this property |
The bar is somewhat noisy, but the restaurant side is not noisy at all
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JoAnne P
24 January 2015|
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Response from Patricia E | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a nice selection of sides to go with the steaks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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)
    (Main)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Glastonbury
  • Phone Number: +1 860-659-0409
  • E-mail
Description
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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