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About JW's Steakhouse - Griffin Gate Marriott Resort
JW’s Steakhouse at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa in Lexington KY serves a wide variety of USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, signature side dishes and homemade desserts. All this while you enjoy our warm, inviting atmosphere of genuine southern hospitality. So whether you are planning something special or just looking for an excuse to have an exceptional steak, JW’s is the perfect place to spend an evening. Dinner is served nightly from 5 to 10pm, reservations are recommended.
Lexington, KY 40511
Hours of Operation:
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:30 pm
Pin Oak Drive
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Ample parking with Valet and Self Park available.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
JW's Steakhouse - Griffin Gate Marriott Resort Ratings and Reviews
I reserved this restaurant for Valentine’s Day since this is where we had our wedding. I was very disappointed with the quality of the food that was brought to the table. We spent over $140 dollars and both of our entrees were cold. I couldn’t even say the food was warm because it was that bad. I complained to our waitress and asked her to take the food back to warm it up. She brought our meals back and the food came out warm at the most. So basically I completely hated the food and wasted money. I would have much rather ate at Texas Roadhouse. I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone. The restaurant wasn’t even busy to justify the food being so horrible.
When I arrived the waiter saw us but did not acknowledge us. The bartender did not bother to look at us while speaking. The waiter was nice but not the best. The food did not have any seasoning or flavor. The steaks were not cooked as requested. Food was very bland and the Bloody Mary I ordered was very pungent and tasted of pure dijon mustard.
We took my elderly Mother for Christmas Day lunch. The lunch was a buffet although it is a stretch to even call it that. Salad consisted of greens, tomatoes, carrots and several dressings. I did not end up eating mine as the ranch dressing was not very good. On the, so called, buffet there was turkey (rather bland) stuffing, green beans,mashed potatoes, gravy and an omelet station, but no bacon was offered to go with the omelet. Desert was apple or pecan pie, bread pudding and some sort of green filled chocolate cake. I have never seen such a pitiful buffet anywhere I have eaten. It would not have been quite so bad had the price been in keeping with what was offered, but at $30.00 + per person this was just ridiculous. Other restaurants at this price offer carved ham, carved roast beef, shrimp, sometimes crab claws, bacon, and sausage, in addition to turkey, omelets, huge salad bars with a variety of salads, numerous vegetable choices, fruit and marvelous deserts to choose from. I would certainly not return to this restaurant again and would not suggest it to anyone.
We had a party of 3 and there were only a few people there. All staff was great. Pasta (Alfredo) was over cooked pasta and my baked potato had a really bad spot in the middle that would have been seen if they split open the potato before serving. Filet mignon was delish!
I was truly disappointed in this restaurant. I guess I had hoped for something with more ambience. We had read the description as being a steakhouse with surf and turf... this just was not accurate. There were no surf and tirf options that we found. We were expecting more of a restaurant rather than an open extension of the hotel. There was literally only one table there besides us and it was so bright and open, it lacked that intimate feel. I think this would be good for groups of people staying at the hotel for a wedding or conference, but not a date night restaurant. In addition, we found a string or piece of cloth in the crab cakes, which made us wonder what else was in the food. The wait staff was friendly. We actually didn't order a dinner there, as we didn't feel the cost was with it, after finding something in our appetizer...
Loud hotel restaurant. Pleasant service.
VERY mediocre food. Both NY strip and filet completely lacked any flavor or juiciness. No crust and medium rare was really rare. Served next to a single small potato.
Humus platter extremely overpriced for a blob of tasteless humus and a few carrots. Pita was warm tho
Would not go back for dinner. Overpriced.
This place is not what it used to be. The experience used to be top notch, from the eclectic menu to the great service. Now...unfortunately, it is a ghost of a restaurant. Overpriced, generic and disappointing. My husband and I have eaten here for over 10 years and this experience will keep us from ever coming back. Horrible service, bad food and lame atmosphere. Sorry, save your money, you are better off at Denny's next door!!
The service was a bit slow and the entree's didn't come with many sides. Typically we are used to a salad and a side. It would also be nice to offer bread and butter while waiting for dinner. Waitress was super nice however we waited for a long time for our dinner.
chicken picatta was delicious. However, I think it is rude to charge me $6 extra because I requested 2 different sides that were not paired with this entree. Always trying to gouge the customer. Marriott shame on you. I'm sure the baked potato I requested did not cost you $6 more.
This was unbelievably overpriced for the food we received.
Steaks not cooked right,tough and flavorless, baked potatoes cold and undercooked. 20% gratuity added for party of 6. Our server was good but he was the only positive thing about our evening.
$300 meal that was worse then eating at a cheap chain steak restaurant.
Ordered the filet and Im not sure what cut of meat it was...looked like a burger (thats what my daughter asked if I ordered without a bun....tender but not a near quality filet mignon)....asparagus spears overcooked. Cauliflower mash was very good ...subbed for mashed potatoes. Tried my wifes steak sliders...not good...very tough.
Our server was friendly, but the service was slower than expected for the relatively few patrons that were present. The Ahi Tuna appetizer was pretty good. Our Steaks were cooked to correct temperature, but not otherwise particularly noteworthy; no better than I can cook at home. The Broccoli was steamed correctly but not seasoned. The Mushroom risoto was very bland. With Appetizer, two steak dinners, and two cocktails from the bar, the bill before tip, was $117. Overall not an impressive meal and poor value for the cost.
Service and staff was very attentive and timely but not so much as to be intrusive. Food was top notch and delicious but just a bit more expensive that it needed to be. We dined there as a celebration for my wife's birthday and the restaurant made to sure to recognize her special day without too much attention. Overall we will plan on having other special occasions and family gatherings at this establishment.
Our waitress Darlene was a gem! The food was amazing. The risotto with our cowboy steak was dry but the steak was highly flavorable and the butter cake with bourbon sauce wow!!! The highlight: CRABCAKES!!! I am not the type of foodie that eats at hotels..but I will be going back. Kudo's to the chef!!!
Would recommend only if you are captive at the resort. Some of the dishes ordered at our table were so over salted they were nearly uneatable. Our waiter never told us there were specials and only found out about them while overhearing at another table. Steaks were good, just nothing special. Wine list nothing special and by the glass selection was poor.
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