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St. Elmo Steak House

127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
+1 317-635-0636
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
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Reviewed yesterday

I cannot forget the excellent taste of combination of Elmo Cola, Shrimp Cocktail, (tomato juice) and Cowboy Ribeye, which seems to me a perfect package. Especially their recommending tomato juice between appetizer and main is very easonable "cleanser" in between the dishes as they explained...More

Thank tumeda2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Steaks, service and atmosphere are all just amazing. If you are driving you can valet for $10. Worth it. After seated we took our time selecting wine with the hep of the wine man. You must try the shrimp cocktails, god hep me the the...More

Thank Munzer Q
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner at St. Elmo on 10-18-19 for my parents 50th wedding anniversary. Of course, we started with the famous shrimp cocktail. My wife had the shrimp and crab linguini, my mother had the pork chops, my father had the 14 oz. ribeye, and...More

Thank C. J. F
Reviewed 5 days ago

First when we sat down, the ceiling vent was blowing very cold air on us. I noticed several people with coats on. This was in a table in the lower level near the bathrooms. Sean was our waiter. They never brought bread until we asked...More

Thank laduke09
Richard E, General Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for coming in. We’re disappointed to hear you didn’t receive the value you anticipated. A lot of times price is an indication of quality, and we’d like to think we reinforce that notion. Please reach out to me, General Manager Richard Edwards at...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The 60 day aged rib eye was amazing. I also had the lobster bisque which was very creamy and delicious. The only down side was I couldn't finish all the food. My wife had the filet which wasn't as flavorful but extremely tender. Ihave been...More

Thank ItalyTrav
GabiW268, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review! We are delighted you made it in for another visit and enjoyed your steak. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had the lunch special with the filet and the shrimp cocktail. Both were wonderful. Highly recommend

Thank hburrow6
GabiW268, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal, especially the shrimp cocktail, and hope to have you back soon. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My golf foursome stopped in here to kick off a weekend of golf in Indy. We were in our GOLF attire and were welcomed with great smiles and cordial appreciation. The service was top shelf. My friend ordered me a shrimp cocktail... thinking I would...More

Thank geekidd1953
GabiW268, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We could not be more delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your recent dinner with us. Thank you for coming in!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 1933 bar on the second floor is wonderful. The menu is limited, but still extensive enough to enjoy. Of course the famous shrimp cocktail is available. Great atmosphere!

Thank Don P
GabiW268, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Don, We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit and the atmosphere in our 1933 lounge. We hope to have you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Scott! Get the shrimp cocktail and breathe a little easier with the copious amounts of horseradish. Surprisingly tasty! Thoroughly enjoyed a chopped salad and a bone in ribeye. They are known for steaks, so no real surprise there. They did allow us to share...More

Thank Joy G
GabiW268, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Joy, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience. Thank you for coming in.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is not often that we can dine there because if is over our budget. But when we have I love the bone in ribeye steak, field salad and a glass of red wine. And the bourbon cherries are to die for.... Our anniversary is...More

Thank Judy P
GabiW268, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Judy, Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. You have a lot of options for an exceptional dining experience in Indy and we are honored you chose us. We hope to serve you for your anniversary next month.

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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
St Elmo’s had a bar. I had to walk directly behind the people sitting at it though to get to the entrance of the dining room we were seated in. I think it might be a little awkward sitting there with people walking directly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $80
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
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
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: +1 317-635-0636
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