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J.Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood

) #1 of 115 Restaurants in McLean $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
6930 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3816
+1 703-893-1034
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“steak” (123 reviews)
“wedge salad” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6930 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3816
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1 - 10 of 367 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been to this place before and it was good...both food and service. It wasn't packed (like normal) which was nice. But how disappointing. Didn't bring the usual bread that they normally do. Asked twice and it arrived AFTER our main course. They got one...More

1  Thank T N
Reviewed 2 days ago

We use to love this restaurant but the other night we took our friend there to celebrate her birthday. Nothing went right. The service was terrible -- didn't see the waiter for 20 min or so during the meal. The steak was tough; the potatoes...More

Thank juliecirillo
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant for business or family for lunch or dinner. Red meat is their specialty but the accommodated a gluten free and vegan in our party with ease. I would travel Mike's to eat here again

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 May 2017

When we arrived for dinner on a Friday night, without reservations, the restaurant was packed, as is usual, especially on weekends. We were prepared to leave but then were offered a very comfortable circular booth in the bar area which turned out to be just...More

Thank frances b
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Heard a lot of good buzz on this spot and it's well-deserved! Ordered a Sazerac and it was "meh" and not a New orleans-style cocktail...I mentioned this and BOOM! New cocktail was served! It's a steakhouse, so I ordered the 4 oz filet with maple-glazed...More

Thank JStark50266
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Service was a little slow on this rainy Friday night as it was very crowded. Our waiter was outstanding and the food terrific. Definitely will be back.

Thank galv0612
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Great location, easy parking, great service and there is something for everyone on the menu. For an appetizer, I highly recommend the blue tag fries and for dinner, the steak and wedge salad or the grilled veggie platter hit the spot.

Thank getoutthere2017
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

J. Gilbert's is the best all-around restaurant in McLean or Tyson's, period. It is dependably excellent and perfectly convenient. Don't miss the Bone In Ribeye, and if you get there on a Monday, wines are 1/2 off. Outstanding!

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

It is so good that my colleague went two nights in a row. Great service. Food was perfect with a wide selection.

Thank josephe436
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Located in the heart of McLean, this dark paneled steak house strives to be the best. We had a reservation and was seated immediately. The service is top notch with well dressed and well spoken staff. Plates are brought out by food preparers with napkins...More

Thank Linda M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
cost of Sunday brunch?
4 February 2017|
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Response from pcooke770 | Reviewed this property |
Expensive - $30 for a large buffet
What are your lunch and brunch hours?
11 January 2017|
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Response from Gwendolyn R | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant opens at 11:00am Monday thru Saturday, 10:00am on Sundays. I have personally eaten lunch there as late as 3:00pm on a weekday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6930 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3816
    (Route 123)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  McLean
  • Phone Number: +1 703-893-1034
  • E-mail
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 & Carrot 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 weekend lunch, dinner 7 days a week & Sunday Brunch. Reservations are recommended.
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