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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
  • Email: 3824@jgilberts.com
  • 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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Diner Reviews
  • "The menu is very good with a prix fixe alternative and affordable prices."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Thought it was very good-nice restaurant and ambiance. Service was excellent but it was a little overpriced compared to other comparable Steak Houses."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We should have gone to J. Alexander's the food and the atmosphere at J Alexanders was much better than J Gilbert."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Our server, Jess, was amazing. She did everything right and then some. We always have trouble when ordering steak. The temperature is never done right. Jess promised us that J Gikbert's chefs would get it right. They did, the second time. Jess was mortified and apologized profusely, got us another order and viola, perfection! I got the halibut special that Jess recommended and it was amazing. Don't be put off my the odd combination of fish and au gratin potatoes & mustard. The blend was perfect."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Dinner and drinks could not have been more perfect. Very reasonably priced, especially for a family of 4. Total group of 11."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We always enjoy going to J. Gilberrt's. Every server has been very good and the steaks are superb."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Beautiful! Delicious! I really enjoyed the building, atmosphere, and our server Tom was great!!"
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "We always have good food at j gilbert's. My scallops this time were a little dry but the filet was cooked to perfection!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "This was our first time at J. Gilbert's and we were happy with everything: the food, the service, the atmosphere. We would definitely eat here again."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Celebrating my husband's birthday at one of our favorite places. Did not disappoint. Food excellent and service by Christian was superb."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Always great service and food! One of the "great dining experience in Columbus"."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "I had reserved 12 seats for dinner at J Gilberts for my birthday and for a celebration of friends. Low and behold, J Gilberts were ready and prepared to assist us with everything that we needed. They were top notch with their service and the food was epically amazing. I highly recommend this location for special occasions because they will step up to the plate and hit a home run!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Greeters at the front always friendly; they deal with you promptly. The Wait Staff is top notch. They know their menu and can recommend a good wine match for what food you're ordering. My husband said the steaks are among the best in the Columbus area. The Crab Cakes have big pieces of crab and are served with lemon and two small containers with a different sauce in each. The asparagus and green beans look lovely but aren't cooked anough for me, although, they will cook them longer if you request that. We're always satisfied with our visits to J. Gilberts. They can be very busy in the evenings so a reservation is always a good idea."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "The 14oz bone in steak was prepared to perfection and was one of best steaks I have had. It was far better then a recent steak at Morton's."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "I love J. Gilbert's..The best steaks, freindly, fast services and great pricing..."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Food & service amazing! We appreciate the wonderful experience!"
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "I had the grilled vegetable platter and it was as delicious as it was beautiful."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Went to J.Gilbert's for a wedding anniversary dinner last Sunday. This was our first time dining at this restaurant and had a fantastic meal. High end steak house food and service at a reasonable price and great martinis. We have lived in the Columbus area for over 12 years and wish we would have found this place sooner!"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Party of 6 people. Out of 5 who ordered steak three had to sent back for undecookring. One steak was cooked right but no taste. One steak seemed to be ok. For a steak place the steaks where bad!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "J.Gilberts is always a favorite! It is expensive, so we save our visits for special occasions. The steaks are amazing and always cooked as ordered. The seafood tastes fresh with great side parings. This restaurant has so much to offer! Of course, the service is the best as well!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "We always enjoy the food quality, personalized service and wine options. This visit did not disappoint."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "J. Gilbert's never fails to delivery a top notch restaurant experience! It's definately my favorite restaurant in the Worthington/Westerville area and maybe the entire city of Columbus."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "This is a great date night or group dining location. It is upscale with a home like feel. The service was excellent and our meal was cooked exactly as ordered!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Splendid steakhouse with extraordinary ambiance. Walked in and was immediately wowed by the relaxed atmosphere of the bar. After working for a few months without a day off, I was hoping to relax to a fantastic drink and a superb meal. This place has it all with its awesome aesthetics and mellow lighting.The rich city brickwork and it's warm wood structure make you feel like you are in a super cool city loft apartment. An absolute home run!!! My new all time favorite dining experience!!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Terrific food , wonderful server. Our table was in line with the door otherwise I would gave given this a perfect score."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Service was amazing . The dinner was perfectly prepared . It was worth the price."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "As always, our dining experience at J.Gilbert's was excellent. We have never been disappointed in our dining, whether it's been a celebration, a night out or a private party....always tops."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Really enjoyed the special striped sea bass with lobster risotto and Brussels sprouts the fish came out incredibly hot which is how it should be . My friend had the salmon which was also excellent .portions large enough that we went home with meals as well Recommend the chocolate cake dessert with raspberry ice cream Only disappointment was the side of mushrooms we ordered which were supposedly in truffle oil but one could not taste or smell at all"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Food is great, a nice atmosphere (like a chop house), and great service. I recommend signing up on their websites, where they post great specials and they send you a birthday gift card for $25, which is great. If I had to find a negative, it would be the location and parking. But I Highly recommend this place."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Came here from out of town and found this place surfing the internet. Best steak in town better than Hyde Park or Smith and Wolinsky's! Will visit again!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "First and foremost, the food was very good, but the service was spot on! Our server (Thomas) could not have been more helpful and just really seemed to have the right balance of helpful recommendations and attention to the table needs. We had wanted to go to a hotspot downtown, but their waitlist was more than 1.5 hours. J. Gilberts was just closer to home. It is easy to forget that "neighborhood", established restaurants are every bit as fabulous as "downtown restaurants". Honestly, we will be back within the next couple of weeks and will likely bring a group of friends with us the next time. The salad, salmon, the scallops...all top notch and perfectly prepared. Coconut cake was just so-so - all else a home run!"
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "We love J.Gilberts and we have been going there for years. Love the food and atmosphere. Charlotte was our waitress and she was great. Ready with recommendations on both food and wine and even talked us into trying something new. We will be back"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "We dined with another couple - all of us having had multiple great experiences at J. Gilberts. Service is superb - attentive without being overbearing. Personable and knowledgeable waitstaff, timely delivery of food, excellent menu variety, good value for the money. We always feel we have made a good choice with this place. Especially noteworthy: the scallops and the creme brulee."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "Great place to eat. Food was incredible the decor set the tone for the evening. Very impressed and will return."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We started with the burrata/bresaola appetizer. A lot of different flavors for one plate and it was the only good point of the evening. The filet was tender but lacked flavor. The burger I ordered medium was burnt to the point of being crunchy and when I mentioned it to our server rather than right away asking for the opportunity to correct it, he excused it by saying that "everything that comes out of the wood-fired oven will have that sear on the bottom, " which I guess was his way of saying they don't have the capability of cooking meat properly. I had to point out that medium should still have some pink in the center. Therefore I would recommend avoiding this place if you don't like all your food extra-charred."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "Absolutely loved the food and the service. I have always wanted to try this place and am so glad I did. Perfect for a romantic evening! Will definitely return!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "This is our "go to" place as it is always great service, good food and wonderful ambiance. We are frequent diners for just a dinner out or a special occasion."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We were seated right on time, which sadly does not always happen with reservations at some high end restaurants. Our server noted us sitting in the lobby and checked to make sure we hadn't waited too long. We hadn't but it was very kind of her to check. The server was a woman named Jessica and she was very courteous and we were never without anything all night. The food was excellent from appetizer to finish. We would go back anytime."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The food was amazing. The server was very knowledgeable and friendly. We've already recommended to all of our friends and can't wait to come back!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "In the form, it asked if there were any special request. I simply requested to make it special, since it was a special occasion. Our food, however took over 50 minutes after ordering. My wife enjoyed here scallops, however my ribeye I ordered medium was well done and dry. The waiter apologized and checked with a manager and said it would be 25 minutes to get it replaced. I declined, feeling that was entirely too long. Then a manager came to our table. She began to remove our plates without asking. In fact, she did not speak a word; no apologies or anything. I immediately requested our bill, and as disappointed and upset as I was, I still tipped 20%. Needless to say, I've never been more disappointed at a restaurant of this "status"."
    Dined on 2/22/2014