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Eddie Merlot's

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1502 S Illinois Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804-1220 (West Jefferson Boulevard)
+1 260-459-2222
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love Eddie Merlot's! Service is always excellent. The servers know their stuff and are always very friendly! The food was absolutely scrumptious! I had a petite filet and broccoli with cheese. The steak was cooked to perfection....and my side of broccoli was enough to feed everyone at our table! ;-) The carrot cake is to die for! Probably some of... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

If you're expecting anything like Hyde Park, Schula's, Peter Lugar, Smith & Wolanski....keep looking. This is truly a chain restaurant that serves steak at outrageous prices....$40-$100+ for a piece of beef and if you want anything more than a glass of water and some yummy warm bread, expect to pay $10-$20 more for each side you order. I had the... More 

Thank Luv2EatOutFortWayne
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The steak and salmon were very good. We had an issue with one if the side dishes. They made it right, amind did not charge us for it. The desserts were excellent and enough for a meal.

Thank evilearl
Syracuse, Indiana
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

For the last 3 years, the lunch menu has stayed the same; so opted for an old favorite: The Crab Louie Salad. Instead of large chunks of crab meat on two or three romaine leaves, we received maybe a dozen pieces of crab scattered over a full head of romaine and very little else! That and the fact that my... More 

Thank 241comtec
Fort Wayne, IN
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298 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Excellent service. The entire staff is superb. Wow. The food is really good but is the reason why I help back on an excellent rating. Don't get me wrong it was really good but not the over the top great. Maybe it was expectations.

Thank daqattaq
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Enjoyed a very nice evening with my wife and another couple on our first visit to Eddie Merlot's. The atmosphere was pleasant and we had a very nice and efficient server. We all enjoyed our meals, filet, salmon and stuffed shrimp were the choices but but none of us were overly impressed with the food. It was all very good... More 

Thank patkIndiana
Sunbury, Ohio
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We've wanted to try Eddie Merlot's for quite some time, so we went here for our anniversary. We arrived 25 minutes early for our reservation and we're seated immediately. We had a nice booth which made our dinner more intimate. We loved the atmosphere and the Jazz music. Mackenzie was our server, and she couldn't have been more pleasant and... More 

Thank Sauer1119
Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Bison Filet is the best filet I've had in a very long time. It has a very unique and deep flavor that just isn't found in a beef filet. I will go back for this again! Okay, the carrot cake is the shizz, if you like carrot cake. It is enough to feed 3 people, maybe 4. It is huge.... More 

Thank frankyBgood
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Eddie's is my personal favorite restaurant. It's pricey, but worth every cent. Get your steak Maxwell Style with lobster on top and you won't be sorry! The atmosphere and service are always spot on. If only I had a bigger wallet - I'd eat here everyday!

Thank Rena L
Treasure Island, Florida
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313 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place. Who would think that a place like Fort Wayne could have so many places to pick from. This place is upper scale and the bar is bar was my favorite. The old saying"you get what you pay for" is absolutely true here. You may pay a little more but it is well worth it. If you looking for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Seafood, American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 S Illinois Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804-1220
    (West Jefferson Boulevard)
  • Public Transportation: Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center.
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-459-2222
At Eddie Merlot’s hospitality and the comfort of our guests are our highest mission; we pledge to provide the finest service, highest quality foods, in world class facilities for our guests to enjoy a memorable experience. Eddie Merlot’s features USDA Prime Aged Beef, fresh seafood, and many other offerings including an extensive wine list.

Eddie Merlot’s starts with Prime beef, only 2% of all U.S. beef is awarded this certification. We age it for a minimum of 21 days, to an unparalleled standard of tenderness and flavor. The chef selects each piece, before hand-cutting and seasoning the thick, tender and juicy steaks to your specifications, then to seal in the flavor, we flash-sear your steak on our special high-heat grills. Our from scratch kitchen crafts everything fresh daily from dressings and sauces to appetizers, sides, and desserts.

Come and enjoy an “Exceptional Experience”.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?