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St. Elmo Steak House

127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
+1 317-635-0636
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp cocktail” (1,456 reviews)
“steak” (1,431 reviews)
“navy bean soup” (112 reviews)
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4:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
127 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1079
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you ever find yourself in downtown Indianapolis you have to visit St. Elmo Steakhouse. The place is filled with pictures and the history of Indianapolis. The food is also great and the service is excellent. I would rate it higher but I have had...More

Thank cobalt222
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A staple of Indianapolis. If you go have to try the world famous shrimp cocktail! You will have no problem cleaning you sinuses after that first bite! I always go for the prime rib every chance I get the horseradish they use is amazing.

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Possibly the greatest steak I have ever had. And the shrimp cocktail is world famous for a reason. I bought 2 bottles of the cocktail sauce to take home. Great craft beer menu too.

Thank Dean622
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food is wonderful and the shrimp cocktail lives up to the hype. The steaks are cooked as ordered and are mouth watering.

Thank karayf
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I came late on a weekday having flown into Indy for work. I had no idea where to go but wanted a real Indianapolis establishment. I got at St. Elmo. Reminds me of a mix between Boston's Parker House and the old Locke Ober. You...More

Thank Done_with_shoveling
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Everything was great! The filet was cooked perfectly and the rub was amazing. The mac and cheese was delicious, and the apple pie was excellent!

Thank Lance S
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Have eaten at St. Elmo's many times. If it was a group of women, the male servers were sometimes rude. Thankfully, things have changed. I had considered not returning due to this rudeness. I have renewed interest. Our server, Chelsea was outstanding. I'm generally the...More

Thank cabinwoman
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I went here with a friend after a Colts game. Same top notch steak, with tomato Juice, but the atmosphere was even more pronounced! Loud, festive, and energizing. Service moved right through the crowd and the whole experience was terrific!

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Best steak dinner ever! Outstanding service, food, and atmosphere. Our server Amy was fantastic. Couldn't have asked for a better dinning experience.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This is a classic steakhouse in a historic location downtown Indianapolis. The food is top quality the service is great.

Thank dag56
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They do have a full bar with skilled bartenders.
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-635-0636
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