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J Alexander's Restaurant

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€€ - €€€
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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3320 Galleria Cir, Hoover, AL 35244-2340
+1 205-733-9995
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Wichita, Kansas
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were looking for a good steakhouse, and I'd say we definitely found it! My husband and I both ordered steaks, and they couldn't have been better! They were cooked exactly as ordered, were served tender & hot ~ simply delicious! The service staff offered prompt, professional courteous service, and the atmosphere was relaxed, but intimate. Great meal!

Thank ShoppingM0M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight two co-workers and I chose this restaurant because we wanted to try a place we have not experienced. Our appetizers. cocktails and entree were delicious. The lemon drop martini and Maui ribeye were divine. Their service was top notch too! I will be back.

Thank Melissa G
Crane Hill, Alabama, United States
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291 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always good service and excellent food. Drinks are not cheap but a good value! We like the atmosphere of the booths too! We shared a Faucon salad ( not on the menu anymore but just ask!) And pecan encrusted trout that was a huge portion: rich and delicious!

Thank Carol B
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here for our Valentine's date. It was better than we expected! When we arrived, the wait was less than fifteen minutes. Our food was fabulous. I couldn't believe the size of the steak. HUGE! Loved it. We will be back!

Thank Kimberly Joy N
Birmingham, Alabama
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten at this restaurant multiple times. I took my wife for our Valentine's dinner and I ordered the grouper. It was so tough that I had to use a knife to cut it. The waiter was not very personable. The manager did comp my meal and was very apologetic about the meal I was presented. In due time, I... More 

Thank Adam B
Hoover, Alabama
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great menu and always interesting daily specials. The four of us ordered various appetizers and entrees so that we could share and taste. Everything was delicious. No disappointments. Our waiter was patient and courteous. We were able to extend our visit and relax in our booth due to a slow, rainy Tuesday evening.

Thank D R
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118 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We so enjoyed our dinner there. Just to let you know the charge slip is listed as Redlands Grill. We thought the grilled chicken salad was the best we had ever had. We enjoyed a cheeseburger also. Our server was great. It was so well managed. Our seating time was within the minute of their estimate. We did have to... More 

Thank Ohioillinois
New Orleans, Louisiana
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The food was excellent as was the service. I would definitely recommend to others and would return. The only down side is that it is not conducive to large groups. We had a group of nearly 20 and had to sit at a total of four tables. This made interaction among your colleagues a challenge.

Thank DBR6
Hoover, Alabama
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We expected it to be busy on a Saturday night but when they won't take a reservation, don't accept call ahead seating and insist that all members of the party are present before putting you on the list, things get out of hand!! Waiting for almost 2 hours to get a table for 6 (not a large group) and spending... More 

Thank Kris T
Birmingham, Alabama
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Took the family here for Christmas and it's still excellent. Prime rib is awesome, it's always my go to when visit. Kids had steak and chicken tenders and they enjoyed them.

Thank johnpY1654VC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3320 Galleria Cir, Hoover, AL 35244-2340
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: +1 205-733-9995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?