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Eddie Merlot's Fort Wayne

1502 S Illinois Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804-1220
+1 260-459-2222
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1502 S Illinois Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804-1220
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel a lot all over the world.We were spending a couple of days in Fort Wayne and came across Eddie Merlot's restaurant. The food was amazing, way beyond our expectations. Very nice atmosphere, quiet, peaceful. Mark who was serving us was very helpful and...More

Thank Majka S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eddie Merlot's is like no other and the food is tremendous. You have to try it to appreciate the delicate manner in which such fine detail is applied to everything served at this restaurant. It's a 5-star MUST. The raw Oysters and King Crab were...More

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

If you like gourmet anything with utmost service this is your place. We love to eat here even when it isn't a special occasion. Our favorite is anything house...salad dressing, the cut, the spices, the wine recommendation per the entree. You will thoroughly enjoy every...More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Eddie Merlot's is a growing chain of steakhouses catering to a clientele willing to spend a lot of money for a special evening. This location did the job well. We enjoyed our server who was friendly, knowledgeable and really enhanced our experience. Our guests had...More

Thank allIdoistravel
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The food was great. The service was superb. The ambience is only fair because of the high noise level. It's difficult to have a normal conversation secondary to the high background noise. For the prices I expect a more intimate setting.

Thank r w
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is my all time favorite restaurant in Fort Wayne. My special occasion go to restaurant. Service was excellent, and food was delicious. My party ordered the filet, salmon, meatloaf, braised short ribs. I was fortunate to sample a few, as we ended up taking...More

Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went here for a special graduation dinner. The atmosphere is very nice, but can get noisy at times. The food was outstanding. We all enjoyed our different steaks, soups, salads, add ons and desserts. All steaks were cooked to perfection. Everything is al a carte....More

Thank jhaas132016
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This place is suppose to have great steaks. If that is why you are going there, save your money because the quality of their meat is as terrible as their prices are high. This place was an utter disappointment after all the positive reviews. I...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The food quality here is remarkable. The portion sizes are easily shareable and the staff is very friendly. The only reason this visit was not a 5 was because of some awkwardness of course timing, it could have been better. Other than that this was...More

Thank Drew H
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We were given gift cards for Eddie Merlot's as our Christmas present. We decided to use them on Valentine's Night for our dinner. Emilee was our server, and she did an excellent job! A round loaf of multiple grains was cut into four wedges. My...More

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Questions & Answers
Terry C
24 February 2017|
Response from Eddie M | Property representative |
Hi Terry, We do not have a formal dress code, but we recommend business to business casual for the main dining room and business casual to smart casual for the lounge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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