The J Bar - Davenport
Sip. Savor. Socialize. The J Bar is your destination for work or play. We can’t wait to see you for your next meal, special occasion or just a case of the Mondays.
Located in Davenport on Elmore Ave.
Half-Priced Wine Wednesdays
Half-priced bottles of wine every Wednesday!
Terms and Conditions:
Valid For: 1 - 20 people
Starts: May 15, 2019
Ends: May 16, 2118
Availability: Wed 11:00AM-11:00PM
It was unclear from the web site that this is a restaurant associated with a hotel. It functions like the typical hotel restaurant. The menu is extremely eclectic - with things sort of mexican sounding, or sort of italian sounding, or sort of asian sounding.
They have a decent beer and wine menu and the usual assortment of mixed drinks. We started with the tuna tacos. They were fine, and were on a smear of guacomole super heavy in cumin. I ended up having a sandwich and was asked what I wanted it with it - they listed a bunch of things and I chose the soup - and was surprised that they added an extra charge for it. The food was certainly fine, but there was nothing particularly noteworthy about it.
Always enjoy going to the J-Bar. Great food with a nice ambiance.
Thank you for the wonderful review!
Love this place!!! It is definitely our favorite place to eat dinner in the Quad Cities.
Colleen, thank you for the wonderful review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
A beautiful, well decorated dining room and bar. Cesar salad was plentiful and delicious. The turkey burger was good, however the condiments could have been better.
Marilyn, thank you for dining with us and taking the time to post the wonderful review. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!
We chose to dine outdoors because of the beautiful weather. The server was extremely pleasant and attentive. We had appetizers that were fantastic and sandwiches which all agreed were great! We felt the price was a great value
Thank you for the wonderful 5-star review. We look forward to your next visit!
Everything was nice but when we arrived there were two other tables of people, one in the back area towards the hotel end and another in the bar end and they seated my husband and I right by the table of 7 or 8 on one end which was kind of annoying because I would have rather been at least a table away since all the other tables were open... But the food was good and not too expensive however my husbands beer was $8.50 for a small one...
Melissa, thank you for dining with us and taking the time to post your rating with such great feedback. We are sorry to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your experience. We will be sure to address these issues with our entire team to ensure they do not happen again. We hope you decide to give us another chance soon!
A really nice find. Everything was great, including the weather, for the awesome outdoor patio. I'll be back!
They were absolutely amazing at the JBar! We had a large group for a baby shower on the patio and I couldn't be more impressed with how well it went. The staff kept it fun with no waiting on drinks or food. So glad I went with JBar for this event! I hope they get to read this! I did thank them that night, but they deserve another pat on the back!
Emily, thank you for the wonderful review! We loved hearing about your wonderful experience! We look forward to your next visit.
New to Davenport and was looking for a nearby place with a diverse menu & outdoor seating. Found The J Bar & it was great! Food was delicious & plentiful & our server was great too. The only thing that disappointed me was the cocktail that I ordered. It was just okay & it was more ice than liquid. I’d go back though since the food was so good!
Lisa, thank you for dining with us and providing such great feedback. We hope to see you again soon!
My first time comeing to the j bar we had brunch. It was very good an will be back again thank u
Dawn, thank you for the wonderful recommendation! We look forward to your next visit.
The experience was great, the food was excellent, but they did not have the reservation. Thank goodness they had a large enough table available to accommodate our party.
Pamela, thank you for the great review. We apologize for the issues regarding your reservation. We are happy to hear we could accommodate you and hope you stop in and see us again soon!
Fantastic restaurant. The family celebrated Mother’s Day there and it was a big hit!! Food was delicious, menu was current and varied, exceptional service and ambiance was unexpected, and price point was spot on!!
Thank you for the great review! We look forward to dining with you again soon.
Beautiful location and fantastic Mother’s Day brunch
Thank you for the wonderful review. We appreciate you spending Mother's Day with us. We hope to see you again soon!
It was prom night and it was awesome had a blast great food and great atmosphere!
Thank you for the wonderful review!
Excellent food and great service.
I liked the singer they had playing the guitar.
Karen, thank you for dining with us and providing such a great review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed live music!
Fun place to unwind and dine. Wide variety of food options and reasonably priced.
Janice, thank you for the great review! We hope to see you again soon!
Great food and the service was outstanding!
Thank you for the great 5-Star rating!
The last time I went to the J Bar, I thought that I I would go again the next time, I was in the Quad Cities. Unfortunately, after this time my mind has been changed by my this visit.
1. It would have been nice to be asked of those patrons already sitting at the "J Bar, bar" if it is OK to change the TV Chanel, to those already sitting at the "J Bar, bar" I was watching what was on the TV.
2. Add additional staff behind the bar when it is busy, so those at the bar can be served properly if you are going to have food service at the bar.
3. The Caprese Chicken was two chicken wings, with Polenta Cakes and cold vegetables for $13 nothing like the Buttermilk Sage Chicken I had enjoyed previously.
The last time I visited, The J Bar, on 3/14/19 I did not receive my points from Open Table and spent $71.
Do Not Think I will Return.
Service was very slow. We only had 9 people but that seemed to be a big party for them.
Bonnie, thank you for dining with us and providing feedback regarding your visit. We take our guest experiences very seriously and will be sure to address these service issues with our entire staff as a learning opportunity. We hope you give us another chance very soon!
The food was very good but the prices seemed a little high. The service was excellent. Our server was attentive and not overly bothersome. The noise level would have been acceptable if not for the constant chatter from another patron. We both enjoyed our dinner.
Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to write such a great review!
We had reservations, and were seating right away. The bar area was a little noisy from the open kitchen concept. The food was excellent! And drinks were cold. Would definitely recommend !
Yvonne, thank you for the wonderful recommendation! We hope to see you for dinner again soon.
We were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary, the waitress Raqel was absolutely wonderful! She was very attentive, made food and wine suggestions. My husband chose the steak and I had the salmon, cooked perfectly. It was a Tuesday, so no they were incredibly busy, but still there were guests at various tables, very nice and quiet to have an intimate dinner. Raquel came at just the right moments to ask if we needed anything. Dessert carrot cake and the apple dumpling, both were good, though the carrot cake lacked flavor I thought. Overall, a very nice evening.
Hi Laura, thank you for your amazing review. We are so thrilled to hear that your experience exceeded expectations. We hope to see you again soon!
Our server was phenomenal, food was horrible and not worth the money...will not be coming back
We had a really great time at The J Bar! Cocktail selection was outstanding and service was even better. Lots of shareable apps on the menu so we tried a variety of things, weren't disappointed. Going back soon!
Thank you for the wonderful review. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon!
The food was just average. There was nothing wrong with it, but for what I paid I expected a lot more. Also service was INCREDIBLY slow. It took almost 20 minutes just to get our drinks. And almost just as long to get the bill and pay.
We had a reservation and were seated quickly. It was 10 minutes later when the hostess realized we hadn't been acknowledged and apologized and said dessert would be on them. It was another 5 minutes when our waiter arrived and we ordered a bottle of wine, water and an appetizer. The appetizer took awhile and then our dinner came. Both of our meals were like warm and my steak was very gritty. We ordered dessert and it was good. The overall experience was a little disappointing compared to past trips there. I did appreciate the rose on the table as I had requested for a surprise.
Sue, thank you for dining with us and taking the time to post your recommendation. We are disappointed to hear that your most recent visit did not live up to our normal standards. We will be addressing these issues with our management team to use as a training tool going forward.
J Bar is a beautiful restaurant to dine at. The menu is simplified so you know you are getting fresh food, and the ambience was modern and refined. Had a great Valentine’s weekend dinner with my girlfriend and will be back to try other dishes.
Jacob, we appreciate you taking the time to leave such a great recommendation. We look forward to your next visit!
Service was slow and food was average at best. We will not be back.
Food was excellent. We ordered or desserts to go after watching the waitress bring out desserts to another table. We took them to go in order to share with the family. What we got in the togo containers was 1/2 of what was delivered to the table next to us. Kinda disappointing but the food and service was great. A little pricey but it is a hotel bar/restaurant.
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit with us. We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your dessert. We will be sure to address this with our culinary team to ensure this does not happen again. Thank you for providing your feedback!
Friendly service terrible food. My steak was a charcoal puck. Desert was great!!
It was very nice, food was very good, Made us feel right at home the girl that waited on us did a very good!
Thank you for the great recommendation!
Enjoyed the atmosphere. The food was excellent. Took a little longer than normal to take/receive our initial drink order, but afterwards, everything else was very timely. Will definitely eat here again!
David, thank you for the great review!
We go to the J-Bar fairly often when family stays at the attached hotel and for special occasions. The Cheeseteak Egg Rolls are consistently one of the best appetizers we've had in the Quad Cities.
This visit was a departure from the norm and hopefully just an anomaly. When we arrived someone just called to us from the bar and told us to pick a seat. This caused confusion with our Open Table reservation because we didn't want to yell back our name and info. The cheesesteak egg rolls were great as always, as was the chicken cesear salad and the lime cheesecake. I ordered a special IPA burger and it was okay except for the lettuce on the bottom was wilted and caused the entire bottom of the burger and bun to become mushy.
Overall, it was fine, just not as good as usual.
We are so happy to hear you have made us your go-to spot with out-of-town family! We are disappointed to hear that your recent visit was not one of our best. We will be sure to address these issues with our entire team to ensure they do not happen again. We truly value our guests' feedback and hope to see you again soon!
My table was ready immediately upon arrival. Our server was so friendly and accommodating. The food was excellent. We will definitely go back.
Thank you for the wonderful recommendation! We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Amazing food, great service and nice atmosphere !!!!
We will definitely be back !!!
Thank you for the amazing review!
Everything was great with one exception; one meal we ordered was quite spicy and therefore inedible. The menu should have mentioned the spice in the description.
This was the 1st time my wife & I had been to the J Bar. We went for her birthday and really enjoyed the food and service. Both the sea bass and the chicken were excellent, as was the appetizer. We are looking forward to returning soon.
Larry, thank you for the great review. We look forward to your next visit!
We were a group of 3 couples in our early 50's. We had mixed drinks, 2 bottles of wine, appetizers, and for our entrees, we had steaks, chicken, and salmon. I can honestly say everything we had was very good. One note about the food would be the salmon. Someone took the time to trim the gray meat off of the fillet. Which makes a cut of salmon almost perfect, if that gray meat is left on it, it will impart a very strong off flavor into the meat during cooking. We will be back!
Run of the mill Midwest fare. Chicken Tortilla Soup very salty, as were the polenta cakes that came with the chicken caprese. Good service, once we pointed out that we had been sitting for 15 minutes with no attention. They had an interesting wine tasting system, but they're ripping out the whole thing. Also they had a sewer leak, and some patrons of the restaurant left because of the smell. I'd give them a few months before you try them.
Probably need more staff, restaurant wasn't that full and or waiter was very infrequently seen. Took more than ten minutes to get our drinks after we waited at least 5 for him to come get the order. Food was good as always and priced reasonably.