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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)
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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 via mobile

We went with a party of five and we all loved the experience. First, our waiter was fantastic and he had very nice comments about Peyton Manning. Since we are from Tennessee, this was music to our ears. Now to the food ....... delicious !...More

Thank 1015grasser
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Iconic streak house. Always busy! Go upstairs for steak and mac and cheese and a big glass of red wine!

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to go and have a meal and drink with friends and business associates The food was outstanding as always.

Thank davidvG7785XZ
Reviewed 4 days ago

When Indy a visit to St. Elmo's is always in order. The shrimp cocktail is excellent but will make your eyes water with the horseradish in the cocktail sauce. The filet is scrumptious and always done to perfection. May costs a week's worth of groceries...More

Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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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
$31 - $80
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, 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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