St. Elmo Steak House

127 S. Illinois St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225



$24 to $40

It was in 1902 that founder Joe Stahr named his new restaurant after the patron saint of sailors. St. Elmo has steered a true course ever since, earning a national reputation for its exceptional food, drink and service (as evidenced by the many photos of celebrity diners that grace the establishment's walls). As well as steaks, seafood, chicken and chops, St. Elmo offers an award-winning, 20,000-bottle wine cellar. Reservations are highly recommended, as is the restaurant's signature shrimp cocktail--a diabolic concoction ranked by The Travel Channel as the "world's spiciest food." St. Elmo was honored in 2012 by the James Beard Foundation when it was recognized as one of America's Classics.and by Forbes as one of the world's "10 Great Classic Restaurants Well Worth Visiting."

Located on the second floor, St. Elmo 1933 Lounge is an intimate night spot which is a natural extension of the warmth and historic charm of the restaurant below. The exposed brick walls display the excited images of our society shortly after prohibition was repealed in 1933. Enjoy a signature cherry and vanilla infused bourbon cocktail while relaxing at the circa 1870s bar or share an appetizer next to a fireplace that will take you back in time.

Handicapped facilities are provided, as is valet parking. All major credit cards accepted.



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