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Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus, Columbus, OH

Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus

4.7
4.7
4731 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Quality, exceptional service, and an unparalleled atmosphere have made Eddie Merlot's one of America's great steak houses over the past 20 years. Eddie Merlot' s is an homage to the man and his love of a great steak, a great glass of wine, and a good story.
We pride ourselves on our Prime Aged Beef and scratch kitchen. Our chef selects each steak for the optimum proportion of marbling and texture before hand-cutting and seasoning the steaks to your specifications. From sauces to desserts, we develop recipes to create a truly unique experience for our guests. And, while you enjoy your meal, you'll be treated to the one-of-a-kind service we call the "W.O.W. Factor."

We welcome you to Eddie Merlot's—we want you, our guest, to have nothing but the best, which is why we go to such lengths to serve you the exceptional prime-aged steaks upon which our restaurant has built its reputation.

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2 people

9:30 PM


Booked 26 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood, American

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (614) 433-7307

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Ed Weiss

  • Private party facilities

    Eddie Merlot’s talented culinary team and our expert service staff are dedicated to providing you and your guests with a truly memorable dining experience. It is their goal to provide a fine dining steak house with emphasis on serving the finest U.S.D.A. Prime Aged Beef and Seafood. Side dishes are served family style and are large enough to serve two if desired. Eddie Merlot’s boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire. There are three private rooms/areas to choose from according to your needs. The Chardonnay Room, which can seat approximately 40 guests comfortably, the Merlot Room, which seats approximately 70 guests and the Cabernet Room, seating 40 guests. Eddie Merlot’s Sales Manager will assist you plan a function that will leave your guests knowing who is the best host in town, you!

  • Private party contact

    Jesica Kantner: (614) 433-7307

  • Neighborhood

    Polaris

  • Cross street

    Lyra Drive and Polaris Parkway at Polaris Fashion Place

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 4,731 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Columbus

    Special Occasion

  • Columbus

    Steakhouse

  • Columbus

    Special Occasion

  • Columbus

    Steakhouse

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  1. SM

    SandyM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a lovely visit celebrating our anniversary. The food was excellent, staff was prompt and kind, and the ambiance was romantic.
  2. D

    Dennis

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of the hidden jewels for great food and service. Thanks for a great evening Franco..
  3. TC

    ThomasC

    Columbus

    13 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    this was by far the worst visit to Eddie Merlot I have ever experienced. Sat me by the kitchen door and a baby shower in the big room next to me with little kids running in and out the whole time. When I spend this kind of money I expect the experience to be top notch. I think it will be a while before I consider coming back. There are other places to go that have a much better control of the going on's in the dinning areas.
  4. BF

    BrentF

    Columbus

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and great service!
  5. t

    tmnbm

    Columbus

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food, steak was cooked a little over what I like but everything was delicious
  7. TH

    TracyH

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great steak! Love the service and attention. Good place to celebrate any occasion.
  8. CF

    CodyF

    Columbus

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing experience, wagyu was perfect, our server Matthew was one of the best in the business. Great experience.
  9. T

    Tiffany

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall2food1service2ambience3
    Waitress didn’t offer us any bread or butter that is complementary, Wedge salad was good, waygu steak was poorly cooked, tough & a poor cut for $100 (there was no way it was 16 ounces 12 ounces at best and very thin) , asparagus was boiled to death no seasoning and mushy, Eddie‘s potatoes were fair at best. The GM never came and check on us so we had to ask for her to come to our table as we explained what was happening. She took off 2 wines & gave us some ice cream at the end of the night to make up for our disappointment. The ice cream was freezer burned. She gave us the ice cream and never checked on us again. Oh and I forgot to mention that our pepper shaker on our table was completely empty. No one was checking on us so I had to take some from another table at this fine dining establishment. Pretty ridiculous for a high-end steakhouse. We will not be back.
  10. JE

    JimE

    Hawaii

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went out for our 32 anniversary. Very nice experience. Great Filets. Overall quality of food was really good. I would recommend for any special occasion. Just bring the wallet filled with cash. We split everything except the entree and price was $180. That’s a lot but we felt it was worth the experience in the end. Hope to be back someday.
  11. FH

    FredH

    Columbus

    60 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    60 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of the best restaurants in CBUS. If you like oysters rockefeller, Eddies offers some of the best! Needless to say their beef is outstanding. The chef prepared our filet mignon to our request, one rare and the other medium rare. Eddie Merlot's uses a team of folks to make certain their table service is focused on the customer. They were respectful of our desires and certainly met them.
  12. FS

    FredS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Another great dinner. Took our friends there for their first visit. Could not have been better, thanks to our great server Sarah.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server Shawn was very attentive & the food was perfect. Always a good experience when we go.
  14. J

    Jimmy

    Columbus

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I don’t remember the way there’s name that he was fantastic, and a lot of fun. The food was all fantastic
  15. OS

    OlgaS

    Columbus

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Father’s Day- We had such a great experience, food , service were outstanding.
  16. AH

    AltheaH

    Columbus

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Overall, the food was good. The only issue is, the mashed potatoes were cold. While the outdoor space was quite inviting, the noise from the street traffic was unbearable.
  17. VJ

    VanessaJ

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service and the food were phenomenal.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was our first time in and everything was absolutely wonderful! Our server Nick was outstanding! We always have questions about wine and he was very knowledgeable about the wine menu. We explained what we like and he picked the perfect one for us to enjoy! Our meal did not disappoint either. The crab soup was to die for! Will definitely be back again for another date night.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We were weekly diners at Eddie’s for years but stopped due to poor quality and lackluster service. Our daughter came into town and wanted to go so we gave them another shot. So glad we did! We sat out on the patio and Claudia was our server. She was excellent; friendly and professional. The food was also excellent. We had oysters, tuna poke, charcuterie and grilled romaine salads. Perfect! Their steaks are always a winner but we chose to dine lightly that evening. Definitely recommend and we will be returning for our weekly dinners and cocktails.
  20. B

    Bria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Honestly, Sarah our server was the highlight of our visit. She was so lovely and did so well with my parents who are older. The food was delicious and was I can’t wait to go back!
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Absolutely delicious. Cocktails were not happy hour priced unless at the bar 😔 We ordered oysters Rockefeller, bread and salad, pre fix menu with salmon for him, steak for me. chocolate cake to finish.. This was for our anniversary and it felt very special, however we were not treated to any complimentary treat at all, not even a toast! Blaim the economy I guess, but we blew over 200 bucks so this is not gonna be repeated.
  22. M

    Mike

    Columbus

    122 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    122 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The usual high quality food, service and ambience. Excellent wine list
  23. JM

    JaredM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Stacy was our waitress and she was an absolute pleasure! Great service! Provided us with the perfect recommendations where it was needed. We had also let her know ahead of time we had another reservation fairly soon and she made sure we got there one time. Thank you so much again Stacy will be coming back soon.
  24. SL

    StephenL

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    Frequently eat at Eddie's but stopped for a period of time due to poor service and food not being warm when coming to the table. Game them another chance and things seem to have improved. Had an enjoyable birthday dinner recently and things went well.
  25. m

    mlthg

    Columbus

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of our favorite places to go to. Thank you again for a great evening.
  26. DG

    DavidG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was our first time and it was amazing. We will definitely come again.
  27. RH

    RosalH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Very nice restaurant. Service was great, cocktails were very good. Nice wine selection. We had steak which is very expensive right now. My wife’s steak was chewy. You pay a lot for the ambiance and service. Having said that we would go again.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waiter Jeremy was excellent and the food never disappoints!
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Jake was awesome 👏🏻 server !!!!
  30. CK

    ChrisK

    Phoenix

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent food and service. We chose to sit outside which does have street noise. But that is out of their control. Definitely will return
  31. J

    Juliann

    Columbus

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food is always excellent and the service was exceptional. I was a little surprised my friend could not order something other that the mashed potatoes that came with the meal. Even if there’s an up charge with a substitution, it would’ve made it that much better.
  32. s

    surprised

    Columbus

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We chose the restaurant for our 55 wedding anniversary celebration and were very well pleased.
  33. MG

    MattG

    Columbus

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is a terrific restaurant. Everything about our experience was fantastic, most especially Jake, our waiter. He was friendly, knowledgeable, and gracious. The food was excellent (I got steak & seafood, and my wife got Yellowfin Tuna).
  34. SP

    SusieP

    Jacksonville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful experience. Professional waiter. Terrific steak. Well priced wines. Nice seasonal special priced menu for two. We are repeat diners here even though it is pricey.
  35. DP

    DonP

    Columbus

    69 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    69 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experienced as always. New server Alani was great and Scott is a GM that you can be proud of
  36. AD

    AmyD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was AMAZING....the bison filet, WOW, I was nervous but it was so tender and flavorful. The service was EXCELLENT.....loved the ambiance for our dinner date.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a fantastic experience! We were celebrating our anniversary and simply had exceptional service and food. Thank you for making our celebration extra special.
  38. J

    Jason

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Server, Franco, admitted that he was relatively new to the area, but managed to provide a very nice experience. He was attentive and made for an enjoyable anniversary experience. Thanks for the great meal.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful meal as always!
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an outstanding meal shared with friends, the food and service was exceptional. The staff was very attentive to serving us and went out of their way to make sure everyone was enjoying the evening. I would highly recommend!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus using the Order Online button. Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (614) 433-7307.

Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus is rated 4.7 stars by 4731 OpenTable diners.

Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

9:30 PM


Booked 26 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus

1570 Polaris Parkway Columbus, OH 43240

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Lyra Drive and Polaris Parkway at Polaris Fashion Place

  • Neighborhood

    Polaris

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood, American

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Ed Weiss

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (614) 433-7307

  • Private party facilities

    Eddie Merlot’s talented culinary team and our expert service staff are dedicated to providing you and your guests with a truly memorable dining experience. It is their goal to provide a fine dining steak house with emphasis on serving the finest U.S.D.A. Prime Aged Beef and Seafood. Side dishes are served family style and are large enough to serve two if desired. Eddie Merlot’s boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire. There are three private rooms/areas to choose from according to your needs. The Chardonnay Room, which can seat approximately 40 guests comfortably, the Merlot Room, which seats approximately 70 guests and the Cabernet Room, seating 40 guests. Eddie Merlot’s Sales Manager will assist you plan a function that will leave your guests knowing who is the best host in town, you!

  • Private party contact

    Jesica Kantner: (614) 433-7307

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