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St. Elmo Steak House

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Downtown Indianapolis
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127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079 (Maryland)
+1 317-635-0636
16:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Awesome food and staff. If you visit Indianapolis St. Elmo is a must. The food was awesome but I can't get over how much the staff seemed to turly serve the customer. If you miss going here it will be your loss.

Thank Cecilbusdriver
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a great time with our kids and enjoyed some fantastic service and delicious steaks! Always get the shrimp cocktail to start!

Thank Christiaan W
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived about an hour early and checked in, the hostess took my number to text me when a table was available and said we could enjoy the lounge while we waited. I didn't know they had a lounge area, it's a perfect ambiance to relax and enjoy a drink. You can order drinks or appetizers in the lounge. We... More 

Thank iValerie B
Woodbridge, Virginia
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service is awesome, the best ribeye I have had yet, well seasoned, tender. The portions are big. Highly recommend this restaurant for a good steak, ribeye or prime rib.

Thank 131toniaf
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, everything you've heard is true. You MUST have the shrimp cocktail. Be warned, it's not for the weak! There is not a lack of horseradish and your sinuses will be clear. And the steaks will melt in your mouth. Make a reservation in advance or park yourself at the bar. You'll thank yourself either way.

Thank Ashley D
Management response:

Ashley, Thank you for your review. We are so delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit, especially the shrimp cocktail. We hope to see you again soon—cheers! More 

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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner was nice, but really it was really cold inside because of the air conditioned .. everyone was freezing!

Thank Butterfly E
Warsaw, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding service...have taken care of our group of 15-20 for several years at our annual conference! Shrimp sauce is phenomenal!

Thank davidaG3795FA
Management response:

David, Thank you for taking the time to leave your wonderful review. We appreciate the sentiment. It's always good to have you! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best part of entertaining out of town visitors, is they always want to go to St. Elmo's Steak House. The service is a ten, the food is the best in the country. I get the privilege of hosting to boot. Don't ever miss a chance to go.

Thank Mark B
Management response:

Mark, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. There are countless great restaurants in Indianapolis and we are humbled by your review. Thanks again! More 

Jacksonville, Alabama
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144 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have one appetizer and you need to get it. The shrimp cocktail was awesome. Beware - it packs a lot of heat. Just a guess but I'd say the sauce is 90% horseradish and 10% cocktail sauce. But definitely get the shrimp. I got the filet and it was very good. Cooked medium rare. Good taste. The others in... More 

Thank TheBigD2014
Management response:

We could not be more pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your visit, especially our shrimp cocktail. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Indy and have a taste for a great steak and world renown shrimp cocktail, this is the place Old school charm and atmosphere, excellent service, great food. We had a private room for 30 for dinner. Everyone loves St Elmo's!! Jordan was our sever and even with that size group, the service was fast, friendly and... More 

Thank DaveZ111
Management response:

Dave, Thank you for your review. It is so great to hear Jordan made your evening memorable. And we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for coming in! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-635-0636

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?