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About J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood - West County Center

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. The cozy atmosphere includes 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 daily for dinner & lunch. Reservations are recommended.

17A West County Center Suite A102
Des Peres, MO 63131
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30am-3pm.
Dinner: Monday - Saturday 4-10pm & Sunday 4-9pm.

Cross Street:
Manchester and 270

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(314) 965-4600

Website:
http://www.jgilberts.com/

Catering:
Off-Site Catering is available

Parking Details:
Valet & Self Parking Available

Executive Chef:
Verhny Avanzado

Private Party Facilities:
Whether you are looking to host a large dinner party or a smaller group for a special celebration, J. Gilbert’s is the place! We specialize in making all your private events — business lunches and dinners, company functions, special celebrations, holiday parties and more — unique and unforgettable.

Private Party Contact:
Dawn Allen : (314) 724-2666

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Happy hour food and drink specials: Monday - Friday | 4pm-7pm | Bar only.

J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood - West County Center Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

99% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (76)
Good for Anniversaries (73)
Good for a Date (69)
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Romantic (55)
Cozy (46)
Good for Birthdays (45)
Quiet Conversation (37)
Business Meals (34)
Worth the Drive (32)
Happy Hour (31)
Bar Seating (28)
Notable Wine List (24)
Good for Groups (21)
Casual (20)
Fit for Foodies (19)
Neighborhood Gem (18)
Great for Lunch (17)
Creative Cuisine (16)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Pre/post Theatre (14)
Sunday Lunch (13)
Seasonal (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Fun (9)
Tasting Menu (8)
Authentic (7)
Late-night Find (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Disabled Access (6)
Local Ingredients (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Scenic View (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Healthy (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Great Beer (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined 18 hours ago

Love this place. Delicious food, great service.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined 3 days ago

Fabulous food and service. Everything we ordered was perfectly prepared. Martinis were perfect. Wine list was great from top to bottom. The fireplace adds a glow to the wood plank walls and makes it cozy on a cold night. The price is a little stiff but in this case you get what you pay for. We are coming back. It’s packed so make reservations.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 3 days ago

My favorite restaurant—I dine here often. The food and service is always excellent.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch
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·Dined 3 days ago

Our dinner was excellent. Not the cheapest restaurant for sure but the meal was so good and the mixed drinks were strong.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent menu - vast. Service is efficient and fast. Steak are tender and the sides are good. Mushroom risotto was outstanding.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 5 days ago

My wife and I came for the first time Valentine's night. We had reservations and were greatly warmly by the hostess who wished us "Happy Valentine's Day" with a smile and we were seated immediately--even though we were early, I was expecting a bigger wait thinking it would be crazy based on the reviews I had read, but not the case. The restaurant was full and it looked like everyone was enjoying their meals and seemed to be in a great mood.

We were greeted very warmly by our server, also, and we were expecting a good night out. My expectations were borne out throughout the evening--we were never rushed and enjoyed our experience greatly! The atmosphere lighting was a little dark for my wife, who has vision issues as she looked over the menu, but it was fine as far as I was concerned, we ordered drinks and enjoyed the warm sourdough bread and two kinds of butter.

We had plenty of time to look over the menu for the food choices and were never rushed by the attentive staff. My wife ordered steak and scallops with Poblano au Gratin potatoes suggested by our waiter, Sam, and she raved about it all night long saying it was the best she had ever had--she orders baked potato a lot so she should know. I ordered the Georges Bank Sea Scallops
with lobster risotto and it did not disappoint, either!

We took our time and enjoyed our meal and then ordered a slice of New York cheesecake with strawberry sauce which we shared, and it was a delight as well. My wife ordered the Nutty Irishman coffee drink which was recommended and very tasty.

We had a marvelous experience at our dinner out and we can highly recommend this restaurant for the food, atmosphere, and service. It is not a cheap meal, but I knew what the costs would be going in. As we left, we were told "goodbye and have a nice evening" by the hostess staff.

Just a delightful overall experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Tasting Menu
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 5 days ago

Nice place overpriced for just ok food.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined 5 days ago

This is the 10th time we go to this restaurant and it has always been a great experience.
Unfortunately our server was not the best this time.
We have never had a bad experience with the service until this time.
I will definitively recommend this place.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined 5 days ago

We went Valentines day and they were extremely busy, to be expected. We had reservations for weeks and were sat in the bar area. Lets just say it is was not at all romantic it was loud, our food took a very long time and when it came it was cold. Drinks were great, the food that I sent back came out much better the second time. There was no manager to come to the table to apologize for the cold food. We have been multiple times and never had an experience like this so we will most likely come back but it will be a while. We will never use this restaurant again for a special occasion.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined 5 days ago

Valentines dinner Surf and Turf / appetizer Calamari was very good

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 11, 2018

My husband and I went here for our anniversary. When we arrived we were greeted with a warm smile and wished a Happy Anniversary. Our waiter Joey was fantastic, made sure we had what we needed at all times without being a bother.

I thought the food was great but the price was still a bit high.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Always love this place! The crab cakes and steaks are to die for.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great food and great service. Also very nice ambiance especially for a special occasion dinner. Would definitely return. If you want a great server, ask for Jeff!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Bar Seating
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 10, 2018

I have dined at J. Gilbert's several times and never had an issue, however, this time I was disappointed at the lack of enthusiasm (borderline ridiculous) of the young woman behind the check-in counter AND the young woman who sat us. No smiles whatsoever and we honestly felt like walking out. We also had to wait an unusual amount of time for our table, even though I had made the reservation months in advance. Luckily, our waiter was very good and the food this time was okay (lobster was overcooked/tough). I'll probably stick with Bristol from now on because the greeting staff there is much more pleasant.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great food and service, will definitely dine there again

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 10, 2018

When I first walked into the hostess station, I said hello how are you with a warm smile and made eye contact. The hostess gave me a blank stare and said how can I help you, no smile, she seemed slightly uninterested. I don't usually expect people to match my energy or my warmth I just think I was caught off guard due to the fact this place is upscale and really nice and It was the dryest and un-warmest welcome I think I've ever gotten from a restaurant. Apparently it wasn't just the hostess that sat me. As my other girlfriends made it to the table one of their first comments was about their issues with the another hostess-- their lack of friendliest and/or professionalism. One girlfriend was sat with the wrong party- when she went back to get seated with the right party the hostess didn't really acknowledge her and asked her to wait while she helped another. my friend just went exploring and found us on her own. Other than that my waiter was excellent, food was great. Hostess need work-especially since its the first thing one see's and experience before even getting to the food. -1 star

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Cozy
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 9, 2018

The food was amazing our server was fantastic best restaurant we have been to yet

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Fun, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Server Mike was excellent. Food prep was perfect. Timely served. High grade meat and fish prepared exactly as requested. Would definitely recommend.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 6, 2018

This was a business dinner and it was quite noisy. I didn't see any spots that would have been quieter. Loved the personnel, loved the food and the selection but we had a hard time hearing our conversation.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Fun and friendly waiter. Good always good. Great for conversation.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Always an excellent meal! Service is always superb! This meal was probably the best I've had there (but all were excellent).

Tags: Tasting Menu, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Service and food were great!

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Great food, great service (thank you Joseph), and great ambiance.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Had a great meal with my family.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Kyle was our waiter and he understood my husband is hard of hearing and spoke directly to him and repeated when needed. He was knowledgeable and helped us with wine and entrée selections.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Our waiter was so knowledgeable, professional and just wonderful. The food was great! It’s a little pricey but worth it.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 27, 2018

This is a must eat at place. I have been here twice an both time it has been fabulous, they have the best steak I have ever ate in the area. The service is great both times I have been the waiters have been very tentative, and have great knowledge of the menu, they were very professional and is one of the best reasons to go here is top notice service. Overall the meals have been perfectly cooked for me, and the restaurant prices aren't too high! I would reconmmend this to all of my friends as a nice spot to eat at or just to grab drinks.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Cozy, Bar Seating, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Excellent steaks and seafood, as usual. Love the wood fire grilled flavor!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Celebrating a Birthday. Staff was aware and worked hard to make it a special night. The prixe-fix menu is a great value and the apple fritte with cinnamon ice cream was amazing. Top Steakhouse in St. Louis.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 26, 2018

J Gilberts never disappoints. The food and the service are always fantastic.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Casual, Romantic
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 21, 2018

The steaks and salmon entrees were excellent

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Amazing food and our server was wonderful! Would have been 5 stars but the two hostesses were less than friendly.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Service was slow, which is unusual, food was warm but not hot and one steak was undercooked a lot.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Exceeded my expectations and those of my date too. We had a great time here.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Robyn and Maggie are outstanding with their level of customer service! I love the food it’s outstanding !

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 19, 2018

The filet as well as the pork chop were prepared as described, and the service was spot on.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Our waiter was named Shane. He did a wonderful job as our server. It was my girlfriend's birthday and her first time visiting your restaurant. He made it a nice, relaxing evening. He did not bother us, yet he always knew what we needed (refills, questions, etc.). This restaurant is one of the best for service and taste of food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Friends & I were getting together after having a few challenging weeks & wanted to catch up, relax, & have a great meal. J Gilberts NEVER disappoints! Food was amazibg as usual & Ethen, our server was gteat! He has assisted us before & remembered us & took excellent care of us!!

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 19, 2018

The food was delicious and the service was impeccable.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Extraordinary steaks, great lobster mac 'n cheese, good wine list.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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