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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” (1,488 reviews)
“steak” (1,476 reviews)
“navy bean soup” (115 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

The worst steak I've had after trying so many places; completely burned, the second my prime rib shown up- I immediately said "it's charcoal", the waiter said nothing, when I took out lots of black charcoal burned pieces out and fat out, still impossible to...More

1  Thank adac1121
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I'll start with saying the food was good but a little pricey. Reviewed my bill the next morning and noticed we were charged 3xs for the same meal. So we went to the restaurant after checkout to get a refund on the overcharged bill and...More

1  Thank Baseema S
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Went there this weekend and had a late 9:45 reservation. The place was definitely packed and even upon early arrival we were immediately taken to our seats. Service was somewhat slow as we waited quite some time to order. We would have ended up ordering...More

Thank Andrew O
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Made our 1st visit to St. Elmo's after hearing many stories about how great it was... Well, the stories are true. Had one of the best Filet Mignon steaks of all time for me. The prices are up there, but worth it to get some...More

Thank CharlieB24
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Took some St Elmo virgins on Sunday after arriving in Indy, didn't give them the heads up about the hot sauce with the prawns. Lol - the look on those faces was priceless. They loved it once they got over the shock. Excellent service as...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We arrived one Saturday night after having dinner elsewhere and waited in a short line to get up to the 1933 bar. This bar opened before Indianapolis hosted the Super Bowl a few years back. It's their homage to 1933 prohibition. Upstairs lounge and bar...More

Thank dshendri
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I am a lifetime resident of Indianapolis and have had the pleasure of celebrating many special occasions here. The Shrimp Cocktail is what they are most famous for...you will not be disappointed. The cocktail sauce is house made and its definitely got a good kick...More

Thank alison b
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Before I go into my visit, I want you to know it was exceptional. I don't eat at high end restaurants ever so for me it was high priced, but excellent. We enjoyed our shrimp cocktail,but it says fiery for a reason. Its so hot...More

Thank Brach H
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

BUT I DON'T KNOW WHERE! Prime rib I would drive 10 hours for! There's a reason they are rated as high as they are!

Thank Stanley S
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is an Upscale restaurant. It is unique. and has excellent food and service. Great for special occasions.

Thank tackitytacktack
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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