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J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood

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8901 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212-1402 (Formerly J. Gilber's Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood) (89th)
+1 913-642-8070
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16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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kc
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate at J Gilbert's for the first time in years and wonder why it has been so long. Ordered off the "restaurant week" menu and had an outstanding dining experience. Meghan was our server...what a delightful young lady with such an enjoyable personality added to our experience. The food was excellent in presentation and flavor. The steaks were exactly as... More 

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Thank rehmer
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for New Year's Eve. Arrived 40 minutes before reservation and were seated immediately. Booth was very tight. My wife and I split a Caesar salad and I had to ask our server for cracker pepper as it was not offered. We both ordered the 6 oz. filet mignon medium well. Mine arrived medium rare and had to be... More 

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Thank Rick B
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The title of this review says it all. There were 10 of us and we were all very satisfied. Steaks were cooked to perfection! The hostess mentioned they were serving 300 people that night but service and quality of food did not suffer. Good crowd, good food, great time!

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Thank Bankerwon
Kansas
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. It's beautiful on the inside with a working fireplace and the service and food can't be beat. This is the place we go when we want a good steak !

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Thank thebeachgoers
Olathe, Kansas
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a lot of friends that like this resturant and they rave about. Maybe I am just spoiled. The steaks are not that good and the service is nothing to talk about also. I would recommend that you go up the street to J Alexanders instead. Much better food and service....

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Thank Bill D
Kansas City, Missouri
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, great food, great service. We were celebrating our anniversary on a Monday evening; My husband had the bone-in filet and I had a 4 oz. filet with crab cake as a side. We had their wedge salads. I forgot to mention we started with calamari which was fantastic. I would highly recommend this place.

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Thank snoah
Independence, Missouri
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually try a new steak restaurant every year for my birthday, but that routine may have stopped after my experience at J. Gilbert's. This is a wonderful restaurant, terrific ambiance and most of all a delicious steak. My wife who is usually not a steak connoisseur had the pork chop (and I snuck a nibble) and can report that... More 

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Thank Steve W
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’m late on this review but my boss and his wife invite me out here for Thanksgiving eve, and the place was packed. I arrived early and had a drink at the bar first. I was not familiar with this restaurant but my boss said it was his favorite restaurant and he use to bring his former staff there for... More 

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Thank Lawrence B
Overland Park, Kansas
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has been popular for years ... and with good reason. The ambiance is lovely and the food is very good. If you are looking for a romantic evening or a great place to impress a client, this is a great choice.

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Thank Tracy T
Potomac Falls, Virginia
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a big group and the service was still impeccable. The steaks were perfect but the shellfish tower can be better, the crab claws were very dry for some reason.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:30
Saturday
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8901 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212-1402 (Formerly J. Gilber's Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood)
    (89th)
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Overland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 913-642-8070
Description
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 and lunch banquets. Reservations are recommended

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