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St. Elmo Steak House

127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
+1 317-635-0636
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp cocktail” (1,331 reviews)
“steak” (1,311 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located downtown near Lucas Stadium. Valet parking is offered and takes the hassle out of parking. The Shrimp cocktails are to die for. Watch it if you are sensitive to horseradish. Steaks are the best and ask for their Lobster & Mac!

Thank Jim1008
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like steak or prime rib, St. Elmo Steakhouse is the place to go in down town Indianapolis. And a finely tuned wait will top off the evening.

Thank lspar
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As expected, this restaurant deserved exactly what I was looking for, perfect wine and steak...Im a happy camper 😎

Thank francoistremblay
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a bit of a landmark in Indianapolis. I felt badly coming here because I am not a big red meat-eater, but we were treated to the meal on a conference trip and so I made the best of it. To summarize, if you're...More

1  Thank McMidgy
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the lamb chops which were cooked med rare and tasted very good. Had the mashed potatoes and they were ok, not as good as they could have been. My buddy had the ribeye which tasted good but about half of it was fat...More

Thank cudadave
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had friends in from Austin, TX and we made sure they had dinner here. We had to have dinner late because their plane was late. But the waiter was very nice. We never felt rushed. They were in love with the shrimp cocktail, of...More

Thank SheLa W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dinner with a group of friends on an early Friday evening. The restaurant was very busy, so reservations are a must. Service was excellent. Their shrimp cocktail is a favorite and will open you sinuses. I had the 24 oz Porterhouse, med rare. A little...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dinner was good. Same as any upscale steak house. Service was excellent. Tables are close. No privacy.

Thank Kimberly V
Reviewed 6 days ago

THE steak house in Indianapolis. great food and service with reasonable pricing, even for a big city. make your reservations and fear not. go upstairs to the speakeasy club for cocktails if you arrive early. killer apps and old fashioneds

Thank travellinman36
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building has a lot if history. The steaks are very good and the shrimp cocktail is all they say it is!

Thank rick c
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Rita L
can you show me hour drink menu like martinis, gin and tonics, etc?
15 April 2017|
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Response from Philena m | Reviewed this property |
They do have a full bar with skilled bartenders.
Paul Z
Is there steak cooked with charcoal or gas
2 January 2017|
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Response from Rayoburgerman | Reviewed this property |
Does the steak have any type of sauce on it? Or does it come with an au jus?
13 December 2016|
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Response from partsmane3 | Reviewed this property |
Au jus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-635-0636
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