J.Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood is the perfect setting for your banquet, wedding rehearsal dinner, graduation party, birthday celebration, business meeting or any other special occasion that demands an excellent meal and elegant setting.View Private Dining Details
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Sunday, May 13, 2018
The waiter argued with me about a service issue. I was surprised that he blamed me.
great food - excellent service and pleasant atmosphere
My first time trying brunch at J Gilbert's, although my family and I had been to this restaurant several times for lunch and dinner. Overall brunch was a little bit above ok but not that I would craving for going back again. I'm a breakfast person, so Omelette station was good. I would give thumbs down for coffee. We were served luke warm coffee (coffee should served hot) and taste old! It was disappointed for the coffee part. Recently, I visited another restaurant in the area for brunch which have a similar buffet, price is also similar but they serve better drinks and food was good.
Sorry, I'm likely would not recommend my friends for brunch at Gilbert's. However, I would recommend this restaurant for lunch or dinner.
Lovely, gracious and warm - all the way from when you enter to when you leave. You are greeted by a bevy of smiling faces at the front desk, and warmly escorted to your table where the server pays great attention to every detail and is very accommodating. The restaurant itself celebrates your birthday as a big event and makes you feel very special - many many staff members wish you happy birthday. Great food, great choices on the menu and classic warmth
Steak was way over done. Add-on shrimp were awful. The au gratin potatoes and spinach were good. Service was excellent and Asst. Manager was very apologetic and offered to remove the cost of the entree. Waitress was wonderful. Provided a free dish of ice cream.
I've been a few times, and usually the food and service is very good. The service was good, but dropped off towards the end. The steak I ordered medium-rare came medium-well. The waiter said maybe he grabbed the wrong plate. Another steak came, but was butterflied so it cooked quickly. This is disappointing for a steakhouse.
Outstanding meal. Very attentive staff. We will definitely be back!
Excellent Food and Service. Thanks! Recommend the Tomahawk steak and Seafood Platter with Melted butter, mushrooms and wedge salad. It was outstanding. Thanks for a great night of food and service!
We've been here many times and have always had a great time. My wife's steak was slightly overcooked, but the server checked on us shortly after the steaks we're served and we told her about it. The manager quickly came by and apologized and had a new steak on our table in a few minutes.
Also, if you like Manhattan's, they make one of the best I've had.
There was nothing extraordinary or even very tasty about the meal. The burger was very small and the plate was filled with French Fries. My guest still was hungry after that , even though we shared an appetizer (Calamari - very little calamari and lots of carrot fillers)
The desserts were fine.
All good except front desk. My guest was never connected to me/my table. Front has always been the one downfall of this place. Experienced staff are great up front. New employees need more training on how to take care of customers the entire time they are in the restaurant.
One of the only times that J. Gilbert's service was a disappointment. More than one order was incorrect (6 oz filet vs a 4 oz). On the special of the evening, there was significant confusion between the kitchen staff and our waiter. When I brought these issues to the attention of our waiter, he apologized for the confusion but took no additional action and did not involve the manager at all. I am not sure if we will return for our next family event.
The wife and I always enjoy dining at Gilbert’s. Great food and great service.
I have been to this restaurant many times--with my former law partners, a professor I used to teach with, and family. NEVER been disappointed! Service is first-rate. Food is delicious. Drinks are generous. Seats are comfortable and well spaced. Who could ask for more?
The $48 Rib Eye was too fatty (completely appreciating the fact that it is a fatty cut of meat), we enjoyed our family dinner.
The food was good as usual. No complaints
I found this restaurant by doing a steakhouse search. Great find! The appetizer, entrees and dessert were all fantastic. I love being able to enjoy a meal, and have a nice conversation with my table while not having to lean in to hear or have to hear other tables conversation. Will definitely return.
Was everything its prior reviews stated and more. Delicious - everything perfectly done - even the scrambled eggs were delicious - just a ton of variety - waffles were GREAT - wish they would have had the dounts!
Brunch at J. Gilbert's never disappoints. Great memories and food every time!
Excellent food and outstanding service by our server, Hugo
The ambiance was phenomenal, the food was exceptional and the best part was the service. I’ll definitely be back!!
Always great! We are frequent patrons and love it's reliability for food, service and value. The food is always prepared well, the selection is good - although the menu doesn't change and there are really no specials the meals are consistent and there are no surprises which is nice. The restaurant has great ambience and the service is attentive and professional. For the McLean/Tysons area, it is one of the best values and I don't have any complaints. Well, sometimes it is hard to read the menu because it is dark in the restaurant and bar. But other than that, all good!
We had a lovely Easter dinner at J. Gilbert's. The food was amazing. The staff was wonderful. Ambience cozy and relaxing. We will be back!!
Kira and Igor were outstanding serving us. It was Easter Sunday and the restaurant was very busy and both of them attended to us. They are very friendly and always smiling. It was a pleasure being served by them.
Food is reliably good here but our friends' lamb chops were disappointingly tough. The petit filets ( and they WERE petite!) were perfectly cooked and flavorful. It was Easter dinner, and we were crammed into a back room which was loud , but we understood the challenges of lots of people. That said, the servers and other people could barely get past our table and there was constant jostling.
Holidays at this restaurant accommodate many people successfully enough, but I think it does a much better job on regular days and weekends.
I have dined at jGilberts for several years. This past visit will end my dining at j Gilbert’s. The service provided was with arrogance as well as testy.In addition the entrees “tossed at
the table were not well prepared. j Gilbert’s needs a remake in service & food. Bad experience for me & my guests !!!!!
Went for Easter brunch. it was crowded but the food never ran out and it was excellent. Every single thing I ate was wonderful. I highly recommend the seared tuna and the chocolate fountain!
Excellent Easter Brunch!
Always a great place to dine! J Gilberts' Sunday brunch is awesome.
Very disappointed. We wanted a steak not brunch. The website stated u could order from menu. Not trus
Excellent service and brunch buffet and waffles!!! The food was especially delicious and the service was great, as usual! Our favorite brunch spot! Our booth was a little tight for our party of 6 but it was ok. (The booth cushions seem to be pretty worn out and uneven in several booths that we’ve sat in over the course of dining there for the past few years, but we still love the restaurant. Hopefully they will upgrade the booth seats sometime soon). Overall the food is excellent as is the service. :)
We had a wonderful family brunch on Easter Sunday - enjoyed by all.
Poor service. We won’t be going back.
Food was incredible as well as the service. Cannot wait until the next opportunity to dine at j.gilberts!
Had an awful experience, spoke to manager and left there disappointed. We won’t be going back.
Luncheon menu was great for a group of 4 ladies and As always, good food and excellent service!
Very expensive, which is fine, so long as you are getting the best cuts and portions and service, commensurate with such cost.
Food was good, but not great, for $50+ entrees.
Service was great. Steak and crab cake were awesome.
We had a very nice dinner at a reasonable price for the area. The atmosphere is casual elegance. The dress code seems to be relaxed. Booths are spacious and food is perfect. I had the top sirloin with two sides that you can choose. Onion rings as an appetizer were excellent. Nice selection of wines, most from California. Service was good without being too smothering.