About 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.
Steak, Seafood, American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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: 6148409090
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
Special Events & Promotions:
Happy hour food and drink specials: Sunday - Friday | 4pm - 7pm
J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood - Worthington Ratings and Reviews
The food was terrific and they made our ...
The food was terrific and they made our anniversary very special.
Was disappointed in the whole experience ...
Was disappointed in the whole experience, for a special dinner that was almost $500. Service was very slow, food was luke warm, and absolutely no flavor. This meal should have been on par with Eddie Merlot's, Mitchell's, and Ruth's Chris. When reservation was booked, we were very excited for the seafood selections. It's very sad when you pay $100 for lobster and it was cold and rubbery.
Very nice location, great service, del ...
Very nice location, great service, delicious meal!!
We love this restaurant. The food is won ...
We love this restaurant. The food is wonderful, the service excellent and well worth the cost.
It was date night with my fiancé and her ...
It was date night with my fiancé and her first time to J Gilbert's. She was duly impressed by the restaurant, the food and the service. Again J Gilbert's delivers on a great meal. I have never been disappointed by this classy restaurant.
Good steaks and ribs. Salmon could be b ...
Good steaks and ribs. Salmon could be better. Prices are a little high for a frequent visit, but it's a good place for special occasions. Lounge area is very fun and has a good menu.
The food and service were very good. We ...
The food and service were very good. We enjoyed our dinner, especially the potatoes and filet trio. Did not have room to try dessert. Our server was really great!
Great food and service -a little pricey.
Great food and service -a little pricey.
Our waitress was horrible. They used to ...
Our waitress was horrible. They used to give a free dessert for birthdays. They did not this time. Not sure if we will comeback to this restaurant. Expensive which I don't min d but expect excellence for the price
Delicious food and wine, top notch servi ...
Delicious food and wine, top notch service
Overall a very good meal for the money w ...
Overall a very good meal for the money when compared to Hayden Park
We had an excellent meal, we each ordered off the prix fixe menu and also shared an appetizer of burrata. Creme brulee for dessert was very good as well.
J. Gilberts ... my favorite restaurant
Every thing I've had here has been wonderful. Great food, great service, good prices.
Great Service & Food
We dine here at least twice a year and the service can't be beat. Our server Kayte was wonderful and timed the meal perfectly. Steaks were cooked tour liking and everything tastes wonderful. We'll be back soon!
Awesome as always
What a great place for special occasions. The food is always wonderful and the service outstanding.
As usual our dinner was outstanding in every way except for the lighting. It is supposed to be dimly lit for the ambiance but we couldn't see the menus very well. Our waiter was friendly & helpful. The food was soooo good as it always is. Which is why we go there for every special occasion we can fit in.
When you want to eat MEAT!
Not a budget steakhouse, but more reasonably priced than others offering comparable quality. My wife and I manage to dine here maybe 4 times a year, and we always enjoy the experience. We most often go on Sunday to take advantage of the 1/2 price wines that night. The prix fixe menu (3 courses for less than the total would be if ordered a la carte) is a good deal, and what we usually opt for. We shared an order of tuna tartare as an extra appetizer (not an option offered among the prix fixe starters, but hard to pass up). We both enjoyed the crab bisque (a favorite. not to be missed!). For my main course on this visit, I had the rack of lamb, nicely coupled with generous helpings of steamed spinach and mushroom risotto. My wife had a small filet and broiled scallops (with asparagus and baked potato). The meats were cooked just as we'd ordered, pink, tender, and juicy. Ended up too full to manage dessert (included in the prix fixe price), so had to take that home for later.
Another Great Dining Experience
My wife and I dine at J Gilberts about twice a year. We had our anniversary dinner there last Saturday, and we were not disappointed. Our waiter, Marcus, quickly realized we wanted a leisurely meal. We never felt neglected, but he was not constantly be our tableside either. A perfect balance. The food was excellent, as usual. As exceptional as the food is at J Gilberts, it's the staff that makes it an extra special place for us and keeps us coming back for special occasions. P.S. We love the cocktails menu.
One of my favorites. The food is excelle ...
One of my favorites. The food is excellent and the service could not be any better. Great atmosphere.
If you like top quality steaks and seafo ...
If you like top quality steaks and seafood this will become your favorite place. Couldn't ask for better service. I can promise that you will be more than pleased with everything about J. Gilberts.
I had the special which was Trout, the c ...
I had the special which was Trout, the chef put on a Cajun spice that really made the meal fantastic!
Consistently the best steakhouse and one ...
Consistently the best steakhouse and one of the top 5 restaurants in Columbus.
As ever, the appetizes, entrees, sides, ...
As ever, the appetizes, entrees, sides, desserts, and wine were all delicious. Service was prompt and the server was helpful and attentive. We'll definitely eat there many times in the future.
Love this place. Great happy hour option ...
Love this place. Great happy hour options. Nice and friendly staff. Wine down Sunday's are awesome too
We celebrated our kids graduations on a ...
We celebrated our kids graduations on a Saturday night at J Gilberts. The food was great and our serve went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed to make dinner fantastic..
I made this reservation for a friend of mine and her family who were from out of town. They could not stop raving about the food and service that J Gilberts provides. We have become regulars. Bravo J Gilberts!
I have driven past J. Gilbert multiple times but never thought to go in. I recently did an online search for the best steak restaurants in Columbus and J. Gilbert's came up as one. I looked at the online reviews and decided it was worth a try. When my Boyfriend and I were seated we were greeted by a lovely server. She was very helpful with the menu. We never felt rushed and she welcomed us as first time guests from finding that out on our online reservation. The food was amazing and so flavorful. I felt like I could really taste the meat and the sides were spot on. I was so full but I didn't want to stop eating. At the end of the meal we were told because it was our first visit we would be treated to dessert. I was so impressed and happy. That is true customer service. We enjoyed every bite of the Apple Crostade. Overall it was a very memorable meal and we decided that anytime we celebrate an occasion we will be visiting J. Gilbert.
We had a wonderful, romantic anniversary ...
We had a wonderful, romantic anniversary dinner. The music and lighting set the mood. The food was good. Our waitress was top notch and made our dining experience extra special. Thank you Kim!
We got a private space that was really n ...
We got a private space that was really nice so we could catch up and not disturb everyone else. This was my first visit and there were so many choices on the menu I will definitely have to go back. All of my meal was amazing.
Food was very good, the service was very ...
Food was very good, the service was very good but the meals are very over priced.
First time at J. Gilberts!
J. Gilberts is an excellent steakhouse and you get a lot of food for the price. I had the 4 oz steak with shrimp. Their food was great, service was excellent. We had Kim as our server and she was so great. The restaurant is beautiful. We will definitely be back. TIP: If you sign up for their email club, you get some great deals.
Not worth a visit
Had been here several times before, was OK back than. The food was really low quality and not up to the mark with the exception of the desert. The Steak (Filet Mignon) was ordered medium rare and came rather well done. The quality of the meat was quiet poor. My colleague ate a surf and turf combination. the scallops clearly lacked freshness (there is an easy way to tell whether scallops are fresh or not, these were not).
My experience at J Gilbert's was absolut ...
My experience at J Gilbert's was absolutely perfect. Food perfectly prepared and extremely tasty, wait staff was outstanding, the whole experience was nothing short of flawless. I would not hesitate to recommend!!
We were a party of 3 on Mother's Day and ...
We were a party of 3 on Mother's Day and college graduation celebration! It wasn't as busy as I thought it would be so we were seated right away, our server was prompt, courteous and fun! The filet mignon entree on the pre-fix menu was excellent, the Kansas City strip was big and delicious. Dessert was a slice of carrot cake...so yummy! Thank you for a great meal along with an enjoyable atmosphere!
Great Mother' day meal
This an excellent restaurant for fine dining. Our server was great but I can't remember her name. Speed was also good considering how full they were because of mother's Day. We enjoyed crabm cakes aahi tuna and a rack of lamb. I had the lamb and it may have been the I have had. It was cooked to perfection and with the excellent spinach and pilaf made it a great meal. Dessert was a delicious strawberry cheesecake. Deceptively light.
Great service, excellent food, nice di ...
Great service, excellent food, nice dining atmosphere
All of the food was excellent! We had th ...
All of the food was excellent! We had the ribs, risotto, and the burger, and we would order them all again. The bleu cheese chips appetizer was large and a great starter and the bread they bring to the table tasted great
Great time and food. Par for the course
We have dined at J Gilberts dozens of times, and it is always wonderful. We were 15 minutes for our reservation, and did not have to wait. Our food was amazing, our server AJ was tremendous and made it a fun experience for our 9 year old daughter. We will be back.
Great surf and turf
The scallops and petite filet were delicious! We really enjoyed the wedge salad and the greens salad. We also loved the chocolate cake.
As always, the food and service was spec ...
As always, the food and service was spectacular. This was my first Mother's Day without my mom; she passed away in January. J. Gilbert's was her favorite restaurant, and we came every year for her birthday and Mother's Day. Our server was excellent, and didn't look at me strangely when I asked that the extra place setting stay on the table, or when I ordered a glass of wine for that empty seat. The filets were cooked perfectly, and the crab cakes are still among the best I've ever had. Thank you, and I will continue the tradition in mom's honor as long as I'm still around myself.
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