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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 good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp cocktail” (1,394 reviews)
“steak” (1,367 reviews)
“navy bean soup” (106 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 June 28, 2016

Our group of 9 went there for the shrimp cocktail, and we were glad that we ordered only a few to share with the table ... or so we said after our mouths stopped burning from the house-made cocktail sauce. (there was so much horse-radish...More

Thank Doc2r_Phil
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I go to St Elmo's just about every anniversary if we are in town. We also go anytime we want a special dinner out. Their filet is melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The service is top-notch. I am allergic to shellfish so have never had...More

Thank Hikn4me
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here with some friends while in town for a business meeting. I had been wanting to visit this place forever. The shrimp cocktail was good and the cocktail sauce was crazy hot. The service was very good but it honestly...More

Thank wamzie
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great bar. Great food. Fabulous servers and the world famous shrimp cocktail is fantastic. I do not care for horseradish usually but this sauce is the best.

Thank Bill G
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The most consistently great steaks of any restaurant I have visited. The bone in filet is second to none. You must try the shrimp cocktail (not many options there).

Thank John B
Reviewed June 27, 2016

It's been a while since I've been to SESH, but I tell all my buds, this is the place to go if you are downtown. Simple plates, but the best meat and service.

Thank Johnny G
Reviewed June 27, 2016

After all day on our feet, doing a trade show, we wanted a relaxing dinner. After hearing from some colleagues about this place, we wanted to give it a try. For sure you need a reservation, or you will be waiting a long time. Even...More

Thank Walter N
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Great steaks, bar, shrimp cocktail, if you are visiting Indy you have to go to St. Elmo's. If you live here I assume you already go! Make a reservation- on weekends it can be difficult to get in since it is so popular.

Thank BruceC802
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

As part of the ritual when visiting my daughter in Indianapolis, we broke bread at St. Elmo's. Knowledgeable staff, excellent steaks, great wine equals a GREAT dining experience. Thank you St. Elmo's. #NeverDisappointed

Thank 46360Anonymous
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We were happy with our steaks. We loved the shrimp cocktail as our appetizer. Nice size shrimp and the sauce is loaded with real horseradish. So good.

Thank Denise H
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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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