About Harry & Izzy's - Downtown

Harry & Izzy's is an independent, upscale, classic American Grill located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Its ambience exudes class and sophistication in a comfortable setting. While the lively bar is Harry & Izzy's focal point, unique dining rooms incorporate dark woods, lush fabrics and a deep color palette. This sister restaurant to the famous St. Elmo Steak House, shares a few classic dishes (including their steaks and the famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail), while offering more menu variety. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

153 South Illinois Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, American, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Georgia

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(317) 635-9594

Website:
http://www.harryandizzys.com/

Parking Details:
Parking is also available in Circle Center Mall garages. During event parking days, park in the Circle Center Mall garages, spend $20 at Harry & Izzy's, show your receipt to pay a discounted rate.

Executive Chef:
Jeff Stoller

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Harry & Izzy’s is the place to see and be seen enticing locals and tourists alike. From our lively bar centered in the restaurant to our unique dining rooms and broad menu, Harry & Izzy’s is sure to please even the most demanding appetite.

Harry & Izzy's - Downtown Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (154)
Good for a Date (151)
Good for Anniversaries (123)
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Business Meals (114)
Good for Birthdays (94)
Good for Groups (84)
Worth the Drive (76)
Pre/post Theatre (76)
Romantic (72)
Bar Seating (67)
Casual (63)
Great for Lunch (62)
Fun (59)
Cozy (55)
Fit for Foodies (45)
Notable Wine List (42)
Quiet Conversation (42)
Hot Spot (37)
Authentic (36)
Handcrafted Cocktails (33)
Creative Cuisine (32)
Neighborhood Gem (31)
Happy Hour (28)
People Watching (28)
Comfort Food (26)
Vibrant Bar Scene (26)
Sunday Lunch (24)
Spicy (21)
Tasting Menu (21)
Seasonal (18)
Local Ingredients (15)
Healthy (12)
Late-night Find (12)
Live Sports (11)
Gluten Free Options (11)
Great Beer (10)
Kid-friendly (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
Great for Brunch (7)
Disabled Access (7)
Scenic View (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
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Tapas (2)
Waterfront (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Live Music (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

My girlfriend and I were celebrating my new job with a date to Harry and Izzy's after Mass. The food was excellent and the service was amazing. While we ate, the music selection was amazing and ambiance set the mood for the whole evening. Overall, the experience was just astounding, the only draw back was the over all price. It was not that it was bad or unwarranted, just at times was something that detracted from the experience as it was a constant thought throughout the dinner.

If you want w special night out with great food and an equally good atmosphere, then definitely go to Harry and Izzy's downtown. It is worth the price to enjoy a dining experience that will hopefully make your evening.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Indiana)·Dined 3 days ago

Anniversary

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

We went here because we couldn’t get in to St. Elmo’s. You have to understand that you are in an historical building, I guess. The service is amazing. The cocktails are amazing. The shrimp cocktail blows your mind!! But the restaurant is WAY overheated!! We sat upstairs and it was so uncomfortable that I really had a difficult time enjoying my food.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Indiana)·Dined 4 days ago

Wasn’t overly hungry. Friend and I split St. Elmo’s famed Shrimp Cocktail, Sliders (Filet Mignon, Fried Chicken, Po’ Boy) and Spicy Meatballs. Shrimp Cocktail was out of this world. Meatballs a bit too spicy for me, but they tamed the blast of heat from the cocktail sauce.

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·Dined 4 days ago

The service was outstanding and the food was very well prepared. Very impressed with this place.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 4 days ago

From the moment we walked in until we walked out, we had the most amazing dining experience. Our waitress was exceptional and knew the menu really well. We were celebrating my 40th birthday and we even received dessert.

Tags: Fun, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for Groups
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 (Tampa)·Dined 4 days ago

Love coming here. High level of service with high-quality food. Yet a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Great steak and of course had the shrimp cocktail.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 4 days ago

Great Service

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·Dined 5 days ago

Cheryl was fantastic, she was able to accommodate a reservation of 4 into 6 at the last minute do to our party enlarging. It was great to have her help us considering how busy they were.

I never not forget that type of hospitality!

Tags: Waterfront, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined 5 days ago

this was my 2nd dinner at H&I the food preparation was a full star better on my first experience than my recent experience. one point was the shrimp cocktail. 1st time shrimp were placed around serving bowl. this time shrimp laid on sides in the bowl with sauce on top. the other point was we were seated just off street entrance. contributed to noise, etc

I do want to say the service was excellent.

overall I and my guests enjoyed H&I and will return.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined 5 days ago

I was disappointed in the aged sirloin strip steak. Flavor was good but it was cooked appropriately but was very hard and dry. I should have sent it back but didn't want to ruin the ambiance of my evening. I was disappointed also with the creamed spinach. It was too cheesy for my taste. I always forget that they don't have baked potatoes. But the hand cut fries were outstanding. The shrimp cocktail was also outstanding.

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 (Indiana)·Dined 5 days ago

Food and service were great. Good timing between courses. It is nice that the bar is downstairs and the dining is separate. Much quieter. Steps to upstairs were a little challenging, I am assuming they have an elevator but it wasn't offered. Guess I could have asked. Nice entry with lots of room.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (Indiana)·Dined 5 days ago

This was a business lunch, but among friends also so kind of both personal and business. Our food was delicious, there was more than enough, we even took some back to work with us. The server was very attentive and anticipated our needs perfectly. Overall, it was a wonderful experience, especially for a couple of the folks who had never been there before.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Seated quickly, very good service. Food was what we expected. I had the 14 oz. ribeye was very good. French Onion soup was really good. Wait staff was attentive. A very good experience.

Tags: Comfort Food
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·Dined on January 15, 2018

The restaurant was so cold we had to wear our coats during the meal. Service was great and the food was very good

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Louisville)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Nicole was great!! Very attentive and made lots of suggestions.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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·Dined on January 15, 2018

Came in for lunch with a large group from work. The food and service were excellent!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Tasting Menu
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Mywife's birthday and it was outstanding service and quality of food Thank you

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Great as alwaya

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We liked the variety of entrees on the menu that would appeal to adults and children. Everything was tasty and the service very good. Being placed in the upper dining level the room was quite noisy. That would be my only complaint.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

I have dined here twice in one month, I had the best server ever, Muhummad was the best. He was very informative, polite, attentive, delightful and very professional. We also enjoyed mike as well, very attentive and polite. The organic Salmon, omg!😋. The bread pudding with the burbon ontop oooweeee! My husband absolutely loved his steak burger !!! The ambiance was superb! Love this place!😍

Tags: Live Music, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Cozy, People Watching
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Overall it was a nice place. The world famous shrimp was just so-so, but good as shrimp goes. The service staff was excellent. But I ordered a coffee and it was terribly weak, so the waitress kindly took it back and brought me espresso instead, but the espresso must have been put in a cold mug because it was cold. I was tired of sending stuff back so I just drank it.

The food was typical food for a place like this, overpriced. But that's the same everywhere. The quality of the food was very good though. And the servers were excellent.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Great food, great service and great selection of bourbon and draft beer. Best shrimp cocktail ever. We always eat at Harry & Izzy's when we visit Indy.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Harry and Issy's was an AWESOME night all the way around. I was a little worried that the snow was going to shut things down, but not the case - you guys did an incredible job for my Wife and I. I have had the shrimp cocktail many times before and it still brings tears to my eyes. Please do not back off on the "PUNCH" of that sauce like some the reviews I have read asking you to tone it down. Tell those babies to man up and eat the REAL shrimp cocktail sauce that has made you guys famous!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Healthy, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Convention was in town and there were several extremely loud tables in our area. Could hardly great each other talk. Good was good. Service was good.

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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Very delicious food and well worth it will return! Very clean bathrooms and friendly staff

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

The noise level was high upstairs were we sat. I believe they could have opened the windows and brought it down a bit. But the service and food were spot on. Thank you

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Spicy
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Service was a little slow; we had a 12:00 noon reservation and we didn't leave until almost 2:00 p.m.

Tags: Casual
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Quality food! the Filet Sliders are a must! Very unique place with great food!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Healthy
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·Dined on January 9, 2018

Outstanding food! Steaks were awesome... cooked perfectly! Great atmosphere! Outstanding staff! Our server - Nicole Williams - was eccellent!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Ate here while I was attending the ABCA Convention. Had the World Famous Shrimp Cocktail. You better have a beverage on hand!! Also had the large wedge salad. It was cold and crisp and the ingredients were absolutely tasty. The main course was there large rib eye and mashed potatoes. Might have been one of the best steaks I ever had. The remarkable thing was the potatoes. They were to die for!! Unbelievable steak and potatoes. Others in my group had the filet mignon which he said melted in his mouth and was perfectly cooked. One friend had the prime ny steak. He thought it was good but not great. One other friend had the fettuccine. He said it was a good as any he had ever had.
Is on the pricey side, but is worth it. Waitress and hostess's were friendly and easy to deal with.
Overall this gets a 5 star rating from me.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Harry & Izzy's is one of my favorite places! I took my dad for his birthday and when we arrived there was a card signed by all the staff waiting for him. The wait staff was excellent and the food was awesome!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

We ordered the aged sirloin. It was not impressive for $55 a steak with one side. The room was loud and while the service staff was okay, this did not make up for the other areas that were lacking.

I did get seated with a birthday card and I noticed other special occasions had cards at the table. I also was given a dessert ($7.00 or under) as a birthday gift.

It did not live up to expectations or recommendations we had read.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We had dinner here before a Pacer game last week. Although I have been here many times for a full dinner and have entertained guests here on numerous occasions, this particular night we all (4) had appetizers for dinner. Highly recommend the filet sliders (best in town), my friend absolutely loved the spicy meatballs and who could ever complain about the shrimp cocktail. Server was fun, engaging and very attentive. We WILL be back again and again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

This was our first trip! The food was amazing, all of it!! I could cut my steak with a fork! Shrimp cocktail is a must! Our waitress was friendly and polite! We were seated very quickly, very professional staff! We will definitely be back!! I have recommended Harry and Izzy’s to several co-workers already!

Thank you!!
Carl Lamb
Seymour, Indiana

Tags: Scenic View, Spicy, Romantic, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Live Sports, Worth the Drive
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 5, 2018

quite cold. granted it was extremely cold outside. but even with blinds drawn tables near windows were uncomfortably cold and not acceptable.

Tags: Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Casual
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

We really enjoyed dining there. We had family from out of town and this is the restaurant we wanted them to experience while in town. We always enjoy our visits.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Casual, Comfort Food, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Fun, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on January 4, 2018

Try the Shrimp Cocktail it was amazing! Steaks where fantastic and try the Woodford Bread Pudding

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Steak salad is always perfect. I love their 3 course lunch deal also

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Have dined here several times with customers. took the family for NY Eve celebration. Everything was going well until my $53 bone-in filet came out well done along with cold sides. Manager came and apologized and sides were nuked. Steak took 20 minutes to return. By that time family was done eating so I just boxed to go. To be fair they did not charge me for my steak. Overall though disappointing for a top end steak restaurant

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