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J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood

17A W County Ctr, Suite A102, Des Peres, Saint Louis, MO 63131-3730
+1 314-965-4600
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“crab cakes” (14 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
17A W County Ctr, Suite A102, Des Peres, Saint Louis, MO 63131-3730
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful lunch with my daughter and granddaughter. The food was excellent and the room very beautiful. The kids menu was well done, with more than just chicken nuggets. Sam provided very thoughtful service, and we will ask for him again. Both the sockeye...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was no waiting. Our table was ready. Our server was very attentive and helpful. Very good martini. Dinner was outstanding. Steak tender and juicy. I was impressed. A bit pricey but I guess you get what you pay for. I'd say, try it! You'll...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is one of our favorite places for the atmosphere, food, and service. My wife always orders one of the seafood dishes, all good, some of which I've ordered myself, but my favorite steak anywhere is Gilbert's Cajon Filet with the mushrooms as proposed in...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

First time at J.Gilberts was fantastic! Excellent service and food! Our waiter Sam was great! We will be back for sure!

Thank Doobious91
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I really liked this place! The restaurant itself is beautifully decorated, dark colors with a modern edge. The service was friendly and informative. And the menu had a nice variety plus a few surprises. The special that night was a tomahawk ribeye. It was $75...More

Thank stl_locavore
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My friend and I stopped by mid afternoon, and we didn't realize they apparently close briefly in between lunch and dinner. They kindly still served us, and our waiter was great. Neither of us had been here before and unfortunately we just weren't wowed. For...More

Thank Annette R
Reviewed 21 April 2017

From the hostess to the meal and waiter, the whole experience was well above average. We were there for an anniversary lunch and were well treated with good food and service. Our hostess present us a gift card and free dessert for our special occasion....More

Thank Jimbo1937
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

this place had everything you could wish for... good food, good service, and great ambiance. it is quite pricey, but they know their steaks. the dessert was delicious, too. we decided that this was a great place to bring friends, for celebrations, and for date...More

Thank K S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We always enjoy J. Gilberts. The food is excellent! The service is friendly and well informed. The wine list is a little pricey - by the glass anyway! The Halibut and Risotto were excellent! (And I generally don't care much for Risotto!) And I love...More

Thank ginolmeranda
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Excellent first-time visit for our wedding anniversary. Joseph was a warm and welcoming bonus in his guidance through the bill of fare and his sincerity. Thanks to all for an exceptional dining experience.

Thank Bill G
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Wine Wednesday between 5-7pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17A W County Ctr, Suite A102, Des Peres, Saint Louis, MO 63131-3730
    (Manchester and 270)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Des Peres
  • Phone Number: +1 314-965-4600
  • E-mail
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 Bleu potato chips. The cozy atmosphere includes rich wood, brick & soft lighting where you can enjoy a quiet table 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 daily for dinner & lunch. Reservations are recommended.
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