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St. Elmo Steak House

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Indianapolis
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127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079 (Maryland)
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Naples, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Indy has really grown up after too many years, but this icon is not to be missed. Where else can you get bean soup as part of your steak? Always busy so reserve or hope for a seat at the bar!!

Thank DJBradachNaples_FL
Fishers, Indiana
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is top notch. The tables are so close that the person next to me grabbed my salt with out reaching over. This place is a tradition-just wish there was more room to eat.

Thank jody v
New Palestine, Indiana
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Step back in time and get some of the best food you've ever experienced. The atmosphere is fantastic. The wait staff is unmatched for dining. Great attention and they will do their best to make your dining experience the best it can be. To start off, if you like shrimp cocktail you have to try the world famous cocktail sauce.... More 

Thank Roy W
Akron, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently had the privilege of having our company dinner here during the National Truck Driving Championships. Food was outstanding as was the wait staff. They would refill our glasses even before we knew we needed more! Atmosphere excellent as well. We had heard this was the best steakhouse in the greater Indy area and totally agree after our very... More 

Thank roadwaywife
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husbands lives loves this restaurant!!! He won't let us eat anywhere else when it comes to steak. Highly recommended. Xoxo

Thank jennifer g
Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What the best aged steak and the best shrimp cocktail sauce. And the best service in Indianapolis. The one and only St Elmo's

Thank Janice6881
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The atmosphere in this restaurant is great! It was an anniversary celebration the service was quality, the food was magnifico and the drinks were fantastic. I would recommend this place St. Elmo's to everyone that loves Class.

Thank treaty0urself2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first visit. St. Elmo's is famous for great steaks, and it was easy to see why! My husband and I both rate this as one of the top 5 best steak dinners we have ever had.

Thank purplearl
Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Expensive. Very good food. Never disappointed. Many rave the shrimp cocktail but the sauce is too much for me. Ask for mild cocktail sauce.

Thank Sunnysky7
Avon, Indiana, United States
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

St. Elmo's has always been one of our favorites and this dinner was special because it was our daughter's first time there. She couldn't handle the famous shrimp sauce so they brought her a milder version, but my husband and I opened our sinuses for the next few months while we enjoyed their outstanding Shrimp Cocktail! The service is always... More 

Thank Connie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $80
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: 13176350636

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?