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St. Elmo Steak House

127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
+1 317-635-0636
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp cocktail” (1,352 reviews)
“steak” (1,337 reviews)
“navy bean soup” (102 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
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Reviewed yesterday

If you like horseradish (which I do), please try the shrimp cocktail. It'll make your nose run, but is so delicious! The filet (had 8 oz) is juicy and tender. While it's an expensive night out, the quality food and attentive service make it well...More

Thank Theresa Z
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Most elite and oldest steakhouse in Indy . With top rate attention from the wait staff . Had the filet which was perfectly cooked . My dates was slightly undercooked not to the point of a problem but our server took note and asked her...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

St. Elmo's is a landmark in downtown Indianapolis. They have a decent wine list, and the shrimp cocktail is a serious appetizer with ample amounts of horseradish. An overall flavor explosion. Their steak and other menu items is quite tasty as well. The atmosphere has...More

Thank jeffrun
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have been here a couple of times before. It's a good place. Is it great, I can't say. The ambiance and experience is historic and classic. The service was attentive, but a bit cold and rushed. I think our server, in particular, was having...More

Thank g8trman
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were pleasantly surprised with our recent dining experience at St Elmo. The ambiance is dark and the waiters wear tux's which you do not see much these days. Our waiter was old school: knowledgeable and attentive. We tried the famous shrimp cocktail - 4...More

Thank lynn s
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of dining at St. Elmo's steakhouse in Indy yesterday. The steakhouse has been around since 1902 and has a terrific vibe and location. I sat at the bar and the experience was electric. The shrimp cocktail will knock your socks off!...More

Thank Jacob Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We started with the shrimp cocktail for an appetizer. The cocktail sauce was unbelievable. We ordered filet mignon, which was cooked perfectly and really tender. Our waiter, Evan, was exceptional and very knowledgeable. The service was impressive. When the check came, it was a lot...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been to St. Elmos for both business and date night with my wife. Great for both occasions. They shrimp cocktail is a must it won't disappoint you and when waiter or waitress hand you your shrimp cocktail and say enjoy be careful. Its...More

Thank Trooper7863
Reviewed 5 days ago

We dined here at the recommendation of our hotel concierge. We were told it was the best place in town to eat. We had reservations for 7:00 and were seated promptly. The service was top notch. I had the fillet, it was so tender it...More

Thank SherrieLyne
Reviewed 1 week ago

My meal & dining experience were even better than expected from this historic icon. I was alone and ate at the bar where "The Greek" and Matt took excellent care of me. They see so many faces including those of celebrities but they were so...More

Thank mandu18
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Response from Philena m | Reviewed this property |
They do have a full bar with skilled bartenders.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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