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Merrill & Houston's Steak joint

500 Pleasant St, Beloit, WI 53511-6240
+1 608-313-0700
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
500 Pleasant St, Beloit, WI 53511-6240
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife took me here to celebrate my birthday. It had been a few years since we had been here so we were curious if there were any significant changes and were delighted to see not much has changed. The decor is quite masculine but...More

Thank Duane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is very interesting and fits with the Iron Works theme. Agree with the description of upscale casual as noted in another review. first and foremost the staff members were excellent. They truly made us feel welcome and took great care of us. They...More

Thank CBrackett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steaks are always tender here. They come with mushrooms and shoestring onions. I'm not a huge fan of the garlic mashed or au gratin potatoes, so I usually order the baked potato. It is usually pretty busy, both at the bar and the restaurant.

Thank alaunhsmith
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience as a company as we joined Arden and her company Iron Works restaurant as guest! It was an amazing experience and they've been there done that and are on top of it!!!!

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 11 March 2018

First of all this place is very cool inside, upscale casual if there is such a thing! The theme is industrial but very warm with the beautiful wood tones that were used. You will see actual molds that were used years ago at the Beloit...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We had a large group and everyone liked the atmosphere. It can get a little noisy with a lot of people in the restaurant, but we all raved about the steaks. Definitely pricey but very good food all around.

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We ate dinner on a Friday night. The atmosphere was wonderful. There was live music in the bar with lots of couches and chairs to sit in and enjoy. Our table came with a river view. Our waiter, Alex, was the best. He was so...More

Thank Ramandlam
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Good wine selection, paired well with the steaks. We had a blast in the back room and did not disturb the main restaurant with our large party. Food is amazing, have to try the appetizer sampler!

Thank vince p
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere was cool, but that was the only good thing about it. Considering the average price of an entree is $30 and above you would expect a good meal and service. As it turned out, our server was about 18 and had no experience...More

Thank Wagya
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Went to celebrate our 21st anniversary and a new job wouldn’t allow us to use online reservations due to “technical difficulty!” So called for 5:00 reservations for 2, earlier in the day and had to leave a message. Did not get a confirmation callback so...More

Thank Lynn S
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Response from Kolleen O | Reviewed this property |
Just about anything goes. Some people were in jeans, while others wore very dressy clothes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 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 - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Pleasant St, Beloit, WI 53511-6240
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Beloit
  • Phone Number: +1 608-313-0700
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Upscale steakhouse in Downtown Beloit. Enjoy amazing food with riverfront views. Live music throughout the week.
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