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St. Elmo Steak House

127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
+1 317-635-0636
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp cocktail” (1,507 reviews)
“steak” (1,492 reviews)
“navy bean soup” (115 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been here twice on my visit to Indy and there is history at St Elmo's. This is the original restaurant and it's been around since 1902. The bar displays the original architecture and the history behind it. Overall my experience on both occasions...More

Thank christophergB4515UA
Reviewed yesterday

In a town where it is nearly impossible NOT to hit a steakhouse when throwing a rock downtown, St Elmo's checks all the boxes. From the famous shrimp cocktail to the exquisitely prepared steaks there is nothing more a carnivore could ask for. I plan...More

Thank KnoxKnight27
Reviewed yesterday

The menu is almost identical to Harry and Izzy's but even more of a crowd waiting to eat. Great service and food in an "old and elegant" feeling.

Thank ljohnson08
Reviewed 3 days ago

I eat a lot of steaks and always judge a place by how well they can do a Ribeye and I have to say this was one of the best steaks I have had in a while besides the beef that I personally raise. It...More

Thank rodjan5
Gabi W, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so glad you enjoyed your Ribeye and hope to have you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When I’m in Indy I always make it a point to have at least one meal at this great institution. Unfortunately this last visit will be my last meal here. Had a great dinner here. Upon departure I went to the men’s room where a...More

1  Thank Mpeter9
Richard E, General Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and we would like to extend our apologies for your disappointing experience. We are shocked by what you witnessed and while we hold our team members to a high level of service and cuisine, mistakes...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

From the time you walk in, you immediately enjoy the atmosphere. The service was above excellent and the staff was upscale. We had the dry aged steak, the shrimp cocktail and the lobster bisque. The quality of the steak, from the flavor to the tendernence,...More

Thank prettilittlemamma
Gabi W, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We appreciate you leaving us a review and are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. We hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

History speaks for itself. From the wait staff to the food, it is always “spot on” If you have never been, it’s totally worth the visit. They are Known for their shrimp cocktail which is very eye opening, try it and you will see what...More

Thank Jane B
Gabi W, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Jane, thank you for your continued business and for leaving us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your most recent dinner, especially the shrimp cocktail and lobster bisque. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful meal. Absolutely recommend this place if you're looking. A little pricey but what you get is a fantastic memory and a great meal. Top notch service, very friendly waiting staff. We had the typical - bread, shrimp, bisque, steak with Elmo colas....More

Thank nzd31155
Gabi W, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent dinner with us from start to finish. We hope to serve you again soon. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had been to Ruth’s Chris on my last trip to Indy and was walking toward it when I saw St Elmo and recalled the TA review. So I decided to try it and was not disappointed. This is the oldest steak house in Indy, open...More

Thank JSWUSA
Gabi W, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave us review. We are delighted you made it in and had a great first experience. It is so great to hear you enjoyed every part of your dinner and we look forward to serving you again next...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant was a little pricey but the food and service were excellent. We couldn't get in the first night and had to make a reservation for the next so I recommend making reservations. The steak was perfect (and I'm picky). Service was also excellent....More

Thank mrsbags8
Gabi W, Manager at St. Elmo Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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. Cheers!

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They do have a full bar with skilled bartenders.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
    (Maryland)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-635-0636
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