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JW's Steakhouse

1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-1330
+1 859-231-5100
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“butter cake” (5 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-1330
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Attended this venue for a business conference. I ate here for appetizers as well as a small meal. Both were very good. Service was good as well.

Thank Kimfen
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Well, I had high hopes for the Christmas Day buffet, but left down in the dumps. The buffet was grossly overpriced for the selections. Minimal salad, lukewarm soup, too salty turkey and dressing, lumpy mashed potatoes with no offering of gravy and tasteless, not even...More

Thank Lawrence K
Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at JW's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Hello Lawrence and on behalf of our entire team at JW"s, we want to apologize for your disappointment in our Christmas offerings. Should you wish to speak with our executive team regarding your experience, please feel free to email us at griffingate@marriott.com and be sure...More

Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for Christmas Eve with the family for several years. The food is always consistently good and so is the service. You can’t go wrong with any of the steak entrees and whatever you do don’t forget the butter bourbon cake.More

Thank HJP01
Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at JW's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Hello and thank you so much for choosing to dine with us at JW's!! We're thrilled to hear you always enjoy and we agree with you on your review of our butter bourbon cake - it's always a favorite! Thanks once again and we look...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

Kathie had a gift certificate to use for our anniversary dinner. Kathie called to make reservations for our dinner for Tuesday night- no return call. When we arrived, saw there was no need to call for there were just a couple of guest eating dinner....More

Thank leftout
Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at JW's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Hello and greetings from JW's Steakhouse at Griffin Gate. On behalf of our entire team here, we thank you very much for choosing to dine with us for such a special occasion. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed that that we made your day special....More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Buffett is one of the best in town. They serve salads, cold sandwiches, soups and several hot selections that are always great. You need to go there just to try the Bread pudding with Bourbon sauce. It is delicious. Service is good and the atmosphere...More

Thank mrlco
Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at JW's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Greetings and thank you so much for your kind words on the daily lunch buffet at JW's. We appreciate you dining with us, taking the time to post, and we look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 20 September 2017

I dined here for breakfast on September 15-16, 2017 with my wife and 2 kids ages 9-13. The breakfast was included with our room package and it was very good. Not a huge selection as some would expect but it was very good. Fresh fruits,...More

Thank caymankid
Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at JW's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Greetings and thank you so much for choosing to post about your experience with us at JW's. We very much appreciate the fabulous four stars and for offering such a thorough review. We thank you for the feedback and we hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at the steakhouse everything was excellent .our entrees were cooked exactly the way we asked they were tasty and delicious. but the best of all was the delicious yummy scrumptious rum cake awesome. If you come here and you don't get the wrong...More

Thank pwilson1344
Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at JW's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Greetings and THANK YOU for the fabulous five stars!! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us here at JW's. Yes, yes, and YES, we agree with you on our amazing bourbon butter cake. It's a guest favorite that everyone loves. We're...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

My husband and I ate here on a Sunday evening. The restaurant was not crowded, but nice atmosphere. Our server was very nice, prompt, didn't rush us. We both had salad, steak, baked potato and KY butter cake for dessert. Everything was very good (cake...More

Thank Leigh B
Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at JW's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hello Leigh and thank you so much for taking the time to post about your visit with us at JW's. We're happy to hear you enjoyed. Our bourbon butter cake is a guest favorite for many many visitors. We're thrilled to hear you loved it....More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

A wonderful place for our anniversary dinner. The atmosphere of JW's is great, quiet with tasteful décor. The steaks at JW's are wonderful, cooked to perfection. Complements to the kitchen staff. The service is excellent, very attentive. Would eat there again.More

Thank David W
Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at JW's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Hello David and on behalf of our entire team here at JW's, we thank you very much for taking the time to post and of course for sharing such a special occasion with us. Happy Anniversary to you once again and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I went to catch-up with a friend of mine. He had a rib eye and I had the filet with asparagus. It was tasty! The only issue was the service was slow in the beginning. I would recommend as it is very convenient and tasty....More

Thank Joe S
Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at JW's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Hello Joe and thank you very much for finally coming in and dining with us at JW's. We'd like to offer a sincere apology for the slow service you mentioned and let you know that we'll be forwarding your review and comments to our general...More

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Jennifer B
27 April 2017|
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Response from CeliaBim2010 | Reviewed this property |
I had breakfast at 7am sorry I couldn't be more helpful
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isaacmw11
6 December 2016|
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Response from Tommy D | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for sure, but other MARRIOTT's I have visited have made that accommodation...a quick phone call to the restaurant is your best bet to know for sure...TD
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Helen N
26 February 2015|
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Response from LexingtonMarriott | Property representative |
Hi Helen - please forgive our very late response!!! While we do not have gift cards specifically from/for JW"s Steakhouse - you can purchase "Marriott" gift cards from a variety of sources (including at our property). We... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-1330
    (Pin Oak Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-231-5100
Description
Enjoy casual dining for breakfast and lunch with upscale evening dining featuring a selection of classic wines and Angus steaks at JW's Steakhouse. Gather in the new JW's Lounge to meet with colleagues, grab a bite, sip cocktails and enjoy some Kentucky bourbon.
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