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St. Elmo Steak House

127 S. Illinois, Indianapolis, IN 46225 (Downtown Indianapolis)
(317) 635-0636
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Ranked #3 of 2,036 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Maryland
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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I have denied here for many years, at least twice a year when in Indy. This is not the old St Elmos. It has become speed dining and and table turning, Our not very good waiter wanted our order within 3 minutes of sitting down. I ordered a glass of wine and I had to ask 3 times for the... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

My husband & I stopped in for dinner while traveling we are not big eaters & wanted to try a variety if item on the menu so we decided to split. We started with the Shrimp Cocktail everyone raves about the cocktail sauce which is good but the shrimp itself is over the top, we have never had it this... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Great vibe inside, historic, and incredible staff. You can dress casually and have outstanding food and drinks. It is a very popular spot prior to Colts games, plan accordingly. Excellent appetizers if you aren't wanting an enter. Devour Downtown (typically end of Jan. or First of Feb.) is a great time to try this restaurant at greatly reduced prices.

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Glenolden, Pennsylvania
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

If I was going to be given the death penalty, this would be my last meal. Shrimp cocktail is amazing. The steak was best I've ever had. The staff was so friendly and the atmosphere there is electric.

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Heard about this place for years and recently had the opportunity to visit. The place is pretty large, lots of history. Old building, old pictures, old furniture. Not really my style but it worked. Tables were close together but the place was only half full so we made it work. They are known for their shrimp cocktail but I passed.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Downtown Indianapolis fine dining restaurant famous for their sinus clearing shrimp cocktail sauce. Tonight was no exception to another great dinner at St Elmos. Starting with jumbo shrimp completely submerged in cocktail sauce that made sure you were awake and ready for your meal. Our three steaks were each a notch under cooked but still tasty. We had a combination... More 

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Bowling Green, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Although expensive, I really enjoyed this restaurant. It has a great atmosphere which reminds you of days gone by. The service was very good and the steak was great.

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Adelaide, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The service was prompt and informative, the food was to die for, and the wine and cocktail menu and execution top notch. Really (really) enjoyed the experience. Tempted to go back to Indianapolis again just to eat here it was THAT good.

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Huntsville, AL
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106 reviews 106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Had the shrimp cocktail and a filet steak. The shrimp cocktail was a little disappointing but it was a traditional dish I had to try. The steak was absolutely fabulous and an actually melted in my mouth with every bite. also had the baked potato which was perfectly made with cheese sour cream bacon and chives. Then we had the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My wife and I frequently go to this establishment. The Steaks are always done to perfection and you have got to try the Shrimp Cocktail because it is Second to none.

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Additional Information about St. Elmo Steak House

Address: 127 S. Illinois, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone Number: (317) 635-0636
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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