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Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus

4.7
2992 reviews
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$50 and over
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Steakhouse
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Eddie Merlot's Prime-aged Beef and Seafood starts with U.S.D.A. Prime Beef and the freshest seafood. Eddie Merlot’s has created one of the hottest concepts today; the wine bar provides more than 70 wines by the glass and a very extensive reserve wine collection by the bottle. The bar is stocked with all of the finest spirits and after dinner cordials and cognacs. 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.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner Service: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Lounge: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(614) 433-7307
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Eddie Weiss
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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!
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Private party contact
Jesica Kantner: (614) 433-7307
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Lyra Drive
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking available
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2992 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.6
ambience
4.2
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Christy (Columbus)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Our server, James, was very attentive and friendly, our drinks never saw the bottom of the glass, and the food was AMAZING. Two of us had the filet mingon and one had grilled shrimp. The Caesar salads were great, as well.

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PatriciaL 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Valentine's celebration with my husband. The restaurant was crowded and extremely busy but service and the food were
wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner (Columbus)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

For appetizers I recommend the crab martini cocktail and ahi tuna poke, both items were delicious.

Recommend the spinach salad but easy on the bacon vinaigrette dressing. The crab and corn bisque is very good but rich.

Wife ordered the bison filet medium well (against server’s suggestion but they accommodated). The cut of meat was tender and not over cooked. I ordered the bone-in bison ribeye medium. Unfortunately, the cut was over cooked. The outside of the ribeye was chewy and charred but was tender near the bone.

The cauliflower gratin and brussels sprouts sides are shareable and worth it. Recommend those items.

Finished with cinnamon roll a la mode with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream on top. Strongly consider this dessert.

Finally, plenty of very good to excellent wines on the wine list. Be prepared to spend some shekels on the wine. Recommend the Duckhorn Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Napa Valley. A very good wine under $100 that won’t disappoint.

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vipFoodie2 (Pittsburgh)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

It was a lovely meal... it is extremely loud in this restaurant. The food was good not great. The service was also good. The chopped salad was my favorite part of the meal it was delicious.

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vipNodm (Columbus)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

The food was outstanding! The waiter was very good at his job. Definitely a place to come again.

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OpenTable Diner (Columbus)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Celebrating Valentine’s Day just a few days after. Always a great place to eat and the service, food , and atmosphere was outstanding. Not an inexpensive meal but always a memorable experience. Will be back again!

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GlennK 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

My wife and I had a wonderful experience and our waiter (James)did a great job

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OpenTable Diner (Columbus)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

The staff was wonderful and the service was good.
We had Bananas Foster wrapping up the dinner. Table side service is rare and creates a wonderful experience.
We have not had a bad experience yet here and have dined at least 4 times this year.
The only comment I have is on the 20oz lobster. It seemed small. The tail was sweet and tender. Was not disappointed with the flavor. Just small-my fiancé ordered the 10oz with his filet and we did not see much of a difference in size. Just a little bit smaller.

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Just a special night as always at Eddie Merlot’s

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OpenTable Diner (Columbus)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The food, the service (Shaun), all I can say is excellent!

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Food was great as always. A little pricey but worth the money.

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RoShawnS 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The food was amazing and service top notch. Having our Steak Diane cooked table side was the topping to our great experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Columbus)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Great all around experience

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EmmanuelO (Columbus)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

My favorite restaurant. The atmosphere is ever impressive, the food, palatable and the customer service is ever great. The go-to place for special occasions.

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JillW (Columbus)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

The meal was wonderful but I was a little disappointed, my crab legs were served cold and the butter arrived at the table unmelted. Once the butter melted I put the crab in the hot butter and it did warm it up. We were having dinner with another couple and when the check came it was all on one bill, that was rather awkward, we did request that the bill be split.

With this being said, it was Valentine's Day and you guys were swamped, everyone has an off night. We are a regular at Eddie's and in 7 years only had 2 times where we were not over the top with the experience. The food has always been exquisite.

We will be returning in the near future.

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