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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
185 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4420
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Best Steak! Great Happy hour. Awesome service. Ask for Clark. The shrimp Durango app is very good. A little spicy but excellent. You MUST try the burrata app. The pears are excellent! The décor is very nice. The food does come out very fast but...More

Thank Bella S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food every time. Staff is excellent and always well informed. the appetizers are awesome as well as entrees!!

Thank churros5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are in the Birthday club at this restaurant so we always come around our birthdays. Since our anniversary is on the same day as my husband's birthday, we can't use our free champagne coupon, too, which is disappointing, but the 25.00 off a meal...More

Thank gipat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is in my opinion the best steakhouse in the Hartford area Start with homemade potato chips with a blue cheese dressing or the onion rings The specials were so good 3 of 4 people ordered them Everything was cooked perfectly Service was excellent Desert...More

Thank Bobwaltonabc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we had to eat was excellent and worthy of a much nicer restaurant. The very crowded room, booths and decor really need updating. Also, the proximity to the crowd cheering for sports in the adjacent bar was off-putting. I would go back because of...More

Thank NewYorkTravelor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service is great as well as the food. Gluten free choices are good in the restaurant, but not in the bar at happy hour. I would not recommend going to the restaurant on a holiday, such as Mother's Day. We did so and the noise...More

Thank mjn06033
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy dining at J. Gilbert's. Birthdays, anniversaries and treating our visiting friends. I was growing a little impatient last visit as we waited for our reserved table (we arrived a few minutes before). Another couple with the same number of people arrived several minutes...More

Thank Marie-Helene L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an opportunity to stop into J Gilberts to celebrate my daughter's birthday the other night, what a great experience!! The steaks were incredible, cooked perfectly as ordered. The crab cakes, sides and desserts were all wonderful. One of the best meals we've had...More

Thank NatickMAtravel4fun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible dinner. The appetizers were fantastic. We had the onion rings and shrimp cocktail. Entrees phenomenal, I have the lobster tail and it was cooked to perfection. Finished with fantastic chocolate cake. Service was exceptional and ambience was great. Nothing could have been...More

Thank Suzette K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited J. Gilbert's in mid-June 2017 after a long, hard week of sales meetings and training. We were the "survivors" — the ones who stayed one extra day, and everybody else had already left for home. To celebrate, our party of six headed over the...More

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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
JoAnne P
23 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4420 (Formerly J Gilbert's Wood-fired Steaks)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Glastonbury
  • Phone Number: +1 860-659-0409
  • 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 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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