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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (37 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
185 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4420
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Upon arrival for dinner we were barely greeted by the 3 hostesses. There seemed to be a lot of tension between them with some grumbling amongst them accompanied by sour faces and attitudes. We had a reservation and gave our name ( we had arrived...More

Thank NewEnglandTraveler23
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been to J. Gilbert's many times over many years (almost 20 years) and always had a great meal with great service. Although there are some other top name high end steakhouses in Connecticut, I think J. Gilbert's beats them all. They have the tastiest...More

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrate happy times here because it is always so good. We don’t mind the expense because the food is consistently top notch, fresh, and tasty. The maple planked salmon is amazing, as are the crab cakes, steaks, potatoes au gratin, salads, wines, desserts, etc....More

Thank HappyCTmama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the occasion to dine here a number of times here recently. The menu has changed slightly. No more can you get the field green salad with cherries and pine nuts. We were disappointed as it was our favorite salad. All, if not most,...More

Thank Gene N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

JGilberts NEVER disappoints! The food is always perfect and the staff is top notch! Our favorites are the calamari with carrots and jalapeños, the scallops steaks and ribs are a perfect pairing! As I said.. everything is amazing!

Thank Jackie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took my Father-in-Law for his 80th birthday. Once again the food and service were fantastic. This is our go to place for special occasions. It is pricey, but well worth every cent. All the servers are fantastic. Nate waited on this time and was...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding meal and service. The wine list is excellent and fairly priced- especially on 1/2 price Mondays. Every aspect of our meal was perfectly executed and the steaks were cooked to perfection. This was a great dining experience and we will definitely be back.

Thank georgemM2765CS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here again and they revised their 1/2 price wine on Mondays and now I will give this restaurant an EXCELLENT review. The food is awesome and the staff is professional and courteous. My favorite restaurant in Glastonbury.

Thank arubanancy
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Don’t hesitate to go here!! Every dish is fantastic and consistently made every time. The service is always great. Probably the most consistently delicious restaurant around.

Thank demps4
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We went to Gilbert's to have dinner with some old friends and to celebrate my wife birthday. Since our last visit a few years ago, we found Gilbert to have improve in all aspects as a steakhouse. The place was very busy but the service...More

Thank DaveL300
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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, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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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
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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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