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Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus

4.7
3042 reviews
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$50 and over
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Steakhouse
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
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

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Treat a Mom in your life to a wonderful and delicious Mother's Day Brunch Buffet at Eddie Merlot's! With Shrimp Cocktail, Crab Legs, Filet Mignon, Ham, Lamb, Oysters, a Made To Order Omelet Station, Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Mary's, and more she will surely know how much she is appreciated!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 3042 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.6
ambience
4.2
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Excellent server , Sarah. Was very knowledgeable about wine

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

When entering, the valet opened the door for us and we were promptly greeted by the hostess. And seated within a couple minutes.
Our server, James, was quick to introduce himself and make us feel welcome. James made our experience very enjoyable and helped us make our dinner choice.
We went with the Greg Norman Wagyu NY Strip and we were not disappointed at all. Everything about the meal was perfect!
The Mngr came by to see if all was to our liking and spent a few minutes talking to us and answering questions about the restaurants food sourcing. I was very impressed.
A little expensive if it were just dinner but it’s also an experience. We will be back for sure!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Very good meal. Sat in the bar/lounge area and attended to by Tony. Tony did a great job. Let us take our time over a business meal. Very nice evening all the way around.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

I had lamb chops and the chopped salad. Both were excellent. My wife had sea bass and Mac and cheese. The sea bass was everything my wife could have hoped for delicate, delicious. The portion was a good amount.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Service and meal was great! Everything you would expect from a high end restaurant. Attention to detail, service, attentiveness. Sean our sever was great.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Great food and service. Place is great for any occasion, we celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary it was nice and quiet, loved it

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

It was nice. Thank you

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We had a remarkable meal! My wife had the bone in filet and I had the Wylarah and both were the best we've ever eaten. Our server Thomas was very helpful with dinner choices and even suggested a really impressive bottle of wine after telling him our preference.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We always enjoy our dinners there , we have had some of the same writers for years , proves to us it’s not only a fair and good place to eat but also to work!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Staff was very attentive and accommodating. I would recommend Eddie Merlot's for special occasions and family dinners.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Birthday dinner

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Consistently excellent food and service. Eddie's Polaris never disappoints.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Really everything for the most part lived up to expectations. Oysters Rockefeller and shrimp cocktail extremely good. The only negative was the $37 filet mignon 7 Oz was well done n not tender. My wife ordered medium pink on the inside. The fabulous oysters and the fact we were with our pastor kept my wife from saying anything till on the way home. Of the several visits to EM this was first not so great experience. As expected the prices usually reflect “nothing but the best”. We did have a great visit

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We went to Eddie Merlots for Easter Sunday Brunch buffet and it did NOT disappoint!
Enjoyed all the variety of the wonderful food that was offered!

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We went for a Sunday Easter brunch. The food was outstanding, but the service was not. It took our waitress about 15 minutes to bring our first round of drinks. We waiting another patient 10 minutes (so 35 with our children) for our first round of plates to be cleared, but at that time, she didn't apologize, or refill our drinks (which is frustrating, because we paid extra for drinks) . My husband and I love Eddie Merlots for dinner and thought it would be a wonderful treat for brunch, but it was disappointing to be treated so poorly when spending so much. I would not go back for brunch next year, and may not go back for dinner, as the treatment to our family was so dismissive.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great Easter buffet.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Attended the Easter Brunch. The food was excellent except for the desserts. The desserts were hard to serve (got too warm) and was obvious they were not made fresh. Neither of us ate ours.

Enjoyed the experience. Plan to return

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Excellent for Easter Buffet/brunch! Salmon, filet, lamb, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, stir fry veggies, salads..and on and on. The shrimp and king crab were perfectly prepared. On most buffets, you must peel shrimp and pull off legs. Crab legs always need to be broken open. Not here! The shrimp were king sized and cleaned. The crab legs were cut open for easy access to the meat. Superb! Oysters on half shell, bananas foster, different flavor cheesecake bites. I could go on and on. All food was very tasty. Hot food was hot and cold food was cold. Always plentiful supply. All staff was wonderful. Brad was our wait person and he was the best! Friendly and outgoing without being a pest. I love this restaurant. So glad I discovered it last year. I recommend it to everyone!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

It was the best Easter brunch ever. Great job to the staff.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Excellent food and service but overpriced. $8.95 for a small mamisa?

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Absolutely great Easter brunch !!!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

EM's offers their Sunday Brunch twice a year (Easter and Mother's Day) and easily claims a top-of-the-list spot for Columbus/Delaware brunch venues. Since it is a buffet, you will have to stroll and plate your own food, but the offerings and ability to sample many different items makes it worth the effort of leaving your dining table. All other table-service requests are handled in the same expert and attentive manner that you come to expect from an EM's dining experience.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We had the Easter Brunch buffet at Eddie Merlot's in Columbus. I was looking for a buffet with a lot of seafood choices and this fit the bill. The carving station with rack of lamb was a great surprise and all the sides were as good as the main dishes. The atmosphere was pleasant and we did not feel rushed to eat and free up the table although when we did leave, there were many waiting to get in. I will definitely revisit this restaurant when I am down in Columbus.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great service and food

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

By far, one of the best dining experiences I've had in a long while. Originally booked a table for four but our dinner guests were late and we decided to wait for them at the bar. The live music was very good and entertaining with a bar tender who was fun, informative, and made excellent recommendations. Decided to skip the table and eat at the bar. Order from the "dinner for two" section of the menu and actually had the GM of the restaurant come out and cook the Steak Au Pois by the bar. Great evening and worth the money.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

This is my father's favorite restaurant. He loves the steak - he's 99 years old. We all agree that it's very special. They were wonderful in accommodating his needs for more light, and they brought him a special dessert just for being his age! Love that service.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Impeccable service and delicious food! Our server took such great care of us and was so personable. We had a very enjoyable evening out! Thank you!

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Wonderful evening ..

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Came to Columbus to get outta town for our one year wedding anniversary. We picked Eddie Merlots for our anniversary dinner and it was spectacular. The service and food was amazing and we were highly impressed.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

To celebrate our 51st wedding anniversary, we made reservations at Eddie Merlot's. We have never dined there, and it was a wonderful experience. From the time we entered the door, we were greeted with warmth and caring personnel. Our waiter was awesome, very professional, and quite good at his job. It was a memorable experience, and we will dine there again. He even took a photo of us at our dinner table.

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3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Unfortunately there was a misunderstanding with our server. She was delightful & very knowledgeable about the menu However while going over the wine menu she clearly knew I was leaning towards their half price appreciation & yet she let me choose a wine by the glass that was almost same price of full bottle. The lamb chops ,while tasty were very small & not worth the price. We love Eddie Merlots & this was a little disappointing.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Birthday Dinner

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We had a fabulous meal. It has been a long time since I have enjoyed an evening so much. The service was superb, food was superb, and the atmosphere was relaxing and special!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We had a wonderful dinner at the bar with Greg as our server. He was attentive and friendly and the food is always top-notch! We will be back again!

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Went here with my son and had wonderful shrimp and then steaks. Steaks were great. Nice decor. Going back next time I visit in April.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

We enjoy the casual atmosphere in the lounge/bar area. Same great food (plus some small plate/burger options) and bartenders really take care of you.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

It was great as always they never disappoint. Taylor was awesome and Tony was great as well he remembered me and my husband from previous visits. Made us feel like family

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

EM has always been our place to dine when we're in Polaris. The service was the highlight of the evening. The atmosphere is very enjoyable and the food was outstanding. Enjoyed an awesome evening with some very very special Friends. Thanks to the staff! Always a favorite!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Made a reservation for our anniversary. As soon as we gave our name, they wished us a happy one, which was nice.
Had us in a nice large booth, where we were seated next to eachother. That was cute. Our server, Tony was awesome. As well as our food. The only reason I gave 4 stars for food was my husband's salad was dressed too much for his liking. It was sent back, but then it never made its way back to the table. This was not a huge deal, because we had already had an appetizer and bread. But our dinners were delicious and flavorful, as we remembered from previous visits.
Overall, I was very happy we chose Eddie Merlot's to celebrate. We will continue to have special events here, as well as recommend to others.

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

meat way to salty every thing else good should advice of how they cook

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