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J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood - Worthington
J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood - Worthington

J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood - Worthington Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.jgilberts.com/Home.aspx?824
  • Phone: (614) 840-9090
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Victor Ojeda
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please call for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: J.Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood is the perfect setting for your banquet, wedding rehearsal dinner, private party, business meeting or any other special occasion that demands an excellent meal and elegant setting.
  • Private Party Contact: Allison Dearth (614) 840-9090
  • Special Events & Promotions: Happy hour food and drink specials: Sunday - Friday | 4pm - 7pm

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hwy 23
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary parking.
A word from J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood - Worthington
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 & Chocolate Velvet Cake. The cozy atmosphere includes fire side dining, 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 for dinner 7 days a week. Reservations are recommended.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "We dined here Saturday night for restaurant week, and it was delicious. I had the caesar salad and it was fantastic… I wanted the crab cake and 4 oz filet for my main dish, but they were unfortunately out of the crab cakes… I subbed with the scallops, and they were delicious. Our food was paced nicely, I never felt like we were waiting too long for anything… our server, Monika, did a great job. We will definitely be back sometime soon!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "This is one of the best restaurants in the City, way better then many higher priced restaurants in the area."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "I have a birthday buddy and every year we go out to dinner to celebrate. This year we tried J Gilberts as we both had never been there before. There were four of us dining and we were all very very pleased. Patrick was our server and he was outstanding with a great personality which always makes for a pleasant experience. I would highly recommend!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We just had our first dining experience at J Giberts. The food and service was second to none. We've found a new favorite restaurant. We will, and have, recommend J Gilberts to our friends and family."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Thanks to restaurant week I found another great place to eat. Service was great but seemed a little rushed maybe this was because it was the last day of the special. Overall excellent will return. Norm :)"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Excellent steak. Very good value for restaurant week menu"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We have essentially lived across the street from J Gilbert's for four years, and have visited for happy hour, but for some reason never for dinner. We decided to take advantage of the Restaurant Week menu and fell in love. The food was excellent, especially the scallops and cedar plank salmon. Truly amazing. We will absolutely be back to try other dishes. Most likely within the next few weeks."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Food was Superb. Server was attentive and enjoyable. Thank you!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The manager didn't even address my issue. I will never go there ago. I've already told my friends and family of my experience."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "This place is a little hidden but every time I have went the food and service was excellent a must try"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Last time I went with my family, we all liked it very much. This time was my friend's birthday and I reserved more than one month earlier. But we got the table by the entrance. Around our table was all servers wiping the glasses or getting ready to set the table. Time was 5:30 pm and not so busy yet. We requested to move us somewhere in the back. After we were done, I have noticed there are some private area. I don't know if I was supposed to request? I told them it would be a birthday dinner. Later restaurant got very busy. I could see they were busy... which made us uncomfortable... Very nice restaurant but I felt worse than Bob Evans.... Probably it was the last day of Restaurant Week.... Bad timing on her birthday..."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "We had a very, very good experience. First we ate the best crab bisque we have ever had! For the main course we ordered the filet mignon and the scallops. Both were cooked perfectly, full of flavor and were served with the most delicious sauces. Service was great as well. We will definitely come back!"
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Tad noisy - seating not great for a party of 10 - had 5 people sliding into one side."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "We visited a handful of restaraunts during restaraunt week and this was our favorite. The food was delicious, the staff was friendly and helpful and the atmosphere lulled you right in, all making a relaxing and enjoyable evening out. Recommend the crab bisque, pork chop and scratch-made desserts, specifically the coconut cake with pineapple ice cream which was out of this world."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "J. Gilberts hit a homerun again. Food, Service, and atmosphere were all awesome."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "This is truly a 4 - 5 star restaurant that had a terrible night. The service was inattentive, we were seated in the banquet room as "overflow" even though we had standing reservations. The food was only okay - the crab cakes had a fishy aftertaste. When we noted our concerns to the front desk they were dismissive since they were "busy". On a positive note this is the first bad experience I have had out of many visit to this restaurant. I will try them again and hope that their service level returns to what I would expect of such a great venue."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "We had great service and the food was delicious. We will definitely go again!"
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • " Great place for steaks! Atmosphere is top notch. Waiters and waitresses are the best in the city!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "The scallops melt in your mouth and my steak came out just like I ordered it. The coconut cake was to die for!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Service was So Awesome. Greeted with Happy Anniversary from all staff. Food was best and quick service. Our Hist Christopher was superb. Will be back very soon. First restaurant We've been to where everything was Excellent."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "On the way back to Tennessee from Canada we stopped and spent the night in Columbus just to return to J. Gilberts for the steak trio special. It was as good as we remembered from our last visit to Columbus. Service was great. Made dinner reservation several weeks in advance on Open Table and they did not have a table for us when we arrived. Several tables were vacant, but they were "reserved". Not sure what the advantage is to book thru Open Table."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Great service! Christian was fantastic, attentative buy not overbearing. Best Kansas City Strip I ever had!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "For an expensive restaurant, we were let down. I don't think I would recommend this to anyone. There were seven of us celebrating a birthday. I ordered the Kansas Strip, the steak was good, the bake potato and green beans were cold. The bake potato didn't even melt the butter. I did tell the server, he brought a hot potato to exchange with the cold potato. Now you would think an expensive restaurant such as J. Gilbert could have done better. Now my wife whose birthday we were celebrating, order the salmon with a tomato salad, the salmon was cold and the tomatoes were not even fresh, they appeared to be hot house tomatoes. What a let down. I guess the other dinners were okay. Oh yes, how do you run out of bread at 6:00PM? What a let down."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We chose J. Gilbert's to celebrate several special events in our family. Our waitress was amazing and made it a great evening from start to finish. Everything was wonderful from drinks to dessert. We started with the iced shellfish platter and may tag blue cheese chips. A few also had wedge salad or crab bisque. For entrees we chose crab cakes, scallops, filet, bone in pork chop and bone in ribeye. Favorite sides included lobster Mac and cheese, poblano au gratin potatoes and the cream corn with bacon. The coconut cake was a great finish It was outstanding and we will certainly return."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Great service as usual and a free dessert for the birthday boy. Great cocktails. The only bad thing is that my scallops, while still delicious, were over cooked. My filet was cooked perfectly."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Excellent food and service. Many high end steak restaurants do not include sides, however, here you get a choice of two sides with your meal."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Had the filet and the steak frite. We love J Gilbert, the food, the ambiance!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • ""I enjoyed the relaxed feel of this place – like a comfortable dining room in a friends home. I definitely would return to try more dishes. The Special Salmon entree was amazing with the heir loom tomatoes. The table was split on the monkfish – one person thought it was great, but another felt that the tastes didn't quite mesh. Rest of my party had the filet and commented it was a little overcooked and tough. Service was friendly, wines were affordable. The Coconut cake was one of the hits of the night."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "My wife and I revisited J. Gilbert's using an old (like 10 years!) gift certificate which we found in a drawer. They honored it as if it was new and treated us wonderfully. Our dinners were great and their presentations were 1st Class. We also appreciated being greeted with "Happy Anniversary" at the door and the wait staff. Well Done, Open Table!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Our friends and we had a fantastic dinner to celebrate my birthday. The food was delicious an d we really enjoyed the coconut cake for dessert!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Second time here . BOTH TIMES WERE VERY NICE WITH NO ONE RUSHING US TO HURRY AT ALL.Was looking at a tablet of pictures from Peru of her latest trip. Took more time than I should have. The waitress could not have timed things any better. Thanks bunches. Will be back."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I was lucky to find this restaurant last year and ate here two of my three night stay in the area last week. Filets are excellent. The potatoes au gratin are about the best you'll find anywhere. Shrimp cocktail as an appetizer is very good. Servers are attentive. On-line reservations were no hassle."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "On this occasion we took our daughter with her baby in a stroller. When made the reservation we requested an alcove, and that is what we got!. Service was great, and the food, excellent as usual"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We love to go to J. Gilbert's on Sunday nights. They have half price bottles of wine on any wine up to $100.00. We feel like we're having an extra special night out but it doesn't break the bank. Wonderful food, great ambiance."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "The steaks are fabulous and the crab cakes are awesome."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "One of our favorite dining spots. Service and food always outstanding. Medallion trio and scallops are favorites. Good drinks and wine. Presentation great. Casual and relaxed. Have had small and large groups and both are handled well."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "The wait staff was great and the food was excellent. We look forward to coming back."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "JGilbert's has great quality of service and delicious food! My husband always enjoys himself there when celebrating his birthday. From the wine to desserts! We love everything about our experience there! We will be back!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "I took my family for my sons 21st birthday and it was a wonderful experience. The waiter,Jason, added to the experience as he he gave input on the food choices and prompt service. I don't want to fail to mention his great personality. The food was superb and we ordered a variety off the menu. I have already made reservations to return. Don't forget to save room for desert!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "All of our steaks were excellent and so was the hamburger! Charlotte gave us great service. All the staff were very friendly."
    Dined on 6/30/2014