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Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Indianapolis

4.5
2640 reviews
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$50 and over
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Steak
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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, also live music on weekends in the lounge.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steak, American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(317) 846-8303
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Michael Petruso
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Cross street
Keystone Ave.
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking is offered 7 nights a week. Free on site parking is also available."
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Entertainment
On Friday's and Saturday's we have acoustic guitar or jazz in our lounge.
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Special events & promotions
Open for private lunches and during December. Please contact our Sales Manager for more information.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

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.

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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 2640 People Are Saying
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3.0Dined 6 days ago

Our service was good. All the food was outstanding with the exception of my Filet. It was very dry which I wasn't to thrilled about.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

My wife periodically come 2 Eddie Merlot's 4 the ambiance and 4 the Casual dress 4 a "4 to 5" Star Restaurant. We enjoy Our Server Tim. He's top notch and his assistants John and Rodney r very helpful as well, keeping our water glasses full and removing our soiled dishes after each course. + Occasionally taking that "SPECIAL" pix 4 us when we have a bigger group attending a Birthday Bash! The Volcano Shrimp is awesome! I would like 2 make a suggestion 2 the Corp Chefs? 2 Consider on the Chateau Brion 2 give it POMP and Circumstance by dressing it up a bit. Pipe a ring of Say Mashed tators and a second ring of mashed carrots around it? Serve it on a bigger tray so that the server can FLAME it with a bit of Brandy poured on it and let it cook 4 say 30 seconds more 2 a Minute? There4 bringing it out slightly under what the patron wants the temp at?? It would really Get the Deal going great! I would suggest that tenderloin b like maybe oh I duuno perhaps 30 oz so u could offer a regular or a Grande? I was an Executive chef a long long time ago if u would like 4 me 2 answer questions please email me. Thanks 4 ur time.
Jeff Weisman
jeff@weisman.us

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

Was initiated taken to a table that was dirty, had a number of small hairs on it. Then we were moved. Eddie's chop salad had a New dressing that was significantly different not very good. Server was very good.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The food is the best in town. The steaks are tender and delicious. There are a lot of steak cuts to choose from. A nice sea food menu also.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

This evening was spectacular in every way - service (Kim was our server) - was unmatched. Menu suggestions were spot-on. Delicious filet & fine buffalo filet. Strip also great. Salads fresh, soup & sides perfectly prepared. Our first choice for a special meal in Indy.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Arrived 5:30 left 8:15 PM Main dining room side table Food excellent Service a little slow.for pacing

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The food was incredible and the service staff was amazing. Richard I believe was our service and was outstanding and knowledable.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Very pleasant evening out with my wife; great surroundings; excellent food and service; good drinks. Is a place we save for special evenings.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

The service is always timed correctly, food tastes good, quiet and very relaxing atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

This was our 2nd time eating dinner there, we were not disappointed, the service, the food, the experience was wonderful, we will be back!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Went to celebrate a family birthday. Great service and the rest of the family, first time at Eddie Merlot's, didn't miss an opportunity to say how wonderful their meals were the rest of the weekend.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Delicious
Best shrimp cocktail in Indy
Steak was excellent

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Great place my favorite.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

37th Anniversary Dinner Service was perfect.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

James was an amazing water and so was his assistant Rodney. I wish all wait taff could be a pleasant as well as entertaining as these two were. We were sad to leave after dinner. Thanks for a great evening.

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter brunch buffet

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter brunch.. a bit expensive for the experience

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I will start by saying that I use to go to Eddie's every Friday or Saturday night about 4 years ago. I had my 40 birthday party there, and it was so bad I hadn't steeped foot in the place since. We were late making plans for Easter this year and Eddies seemed to have time open. We were very reluctant, but gave it a shot. I will say the place has changed in 4 years. service and food seem to be way better. The buffet for Easter for $54.00 was a bargain. My only complaint was the crab legs were still frozen when they were replenished. Service was great and all the other food was amazing. I think they won me back.

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1.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Worst Easter Sunday brunch ever. Would have had a better meal at Golden Corral. Food was cold and picked over, the sauces were empty and not replenish. $50 for and adult was a total ripoff.

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Food was pretty good but t was Easter brunch and there were so many people getting food at the brunch that it was hard for the restaurant to keep up with refilling the stations. I thought it would be a little more upscale than it was.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

This was Easter Sunday brunch. We’ve had dinner at EM’s before but this was our first holiday visit. When we found out it was a buffet, we almost cancelled, because those can be really uneven when it comes to the freshness of dishes. Our reservations were for 1 pm, so there was reason to be concerned. But in fact, everything was just outstanding. A full complement of breakfast items, plus fresh shellfish, a carving station with ham, beef and lamp chops, and great little desserts. It was fantastic. My only regret was that I couldn’t finish my beef but could not take it home due to rules about buffet food. Thanks for a wonderful Easter meal.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The Easter Brunch at Eddie Merlot's was outstanding! This was the 3rd year in a row that we have been for Easter & we were pleased the 1st time & then disappointed in 2017 but this year was awesome! We were very pleased with the selection of items, oysters on half shell, king crab legs, shrimp all on a bed of ice with an ice sculpture centerpiece! The decision to do a baked egg casserole instead of sloppy plain-jane scrambled eggs was perfect. Several choices of salads alongside cheeses & cold cuts & lox (only missing cream cheese) was great. Several hot dishes, chicken, salmon, pasta, then to top it off, filet & rack of lamb!! I think there was also ham, but I couldn't take my eyes off the rack of lamb. Oh, & the decision to put the buffet in a a more open area was a good fit. Kudos to the Chef & staff at Eddie Merlot's! We were very happy at the end of our meal even though the price did go up, but well worth it.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Straight A’s

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Service was exceptional, manager

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2.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Having been there many times and enjoying every aspect of our past evenings, the food was just average. The bison was under cooked, the veal was tough and the New Orleans trio wasn’t worth the money. Great service but saddened by the food preparation. Manager did stop by and knew of the undercooked steak but by that time we were more than half way through the meal and we didn’t send it back. No adjustment ... disappointing night!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great food and service. Some of the best steaks we’ve had. Got the filet. Better than Sullivan’s or Fleming’s.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Went here for my wife's birthday. We were greeted by friendly staff members. They had a card with "Happy Birthday" waiting for my wife on our table. We were delighted to see that several staff members had signed it. Our server was very nice and knowledgeable about the menu items. We received our food in a very timely manner and it was DELICIOUS! The atmosphere was pleasant and overall, we truly enjoyed ourselves!

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

great meal and good service....loved the bone in filet and lobster tail. also the bread for the table was delicious. happy with the experience and would definitely recommend it.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

The food is AMAZING! The staff is incredible and for an upscale steakhouse the prices are great. I would definitely recommend Eddie Merlot.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Birthday Dinner was excellent!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Loved everything food was amazing wait staff is stellar.

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3.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We love EM - platinum members! The reason for the lower rating on this visit was because we went on Friday for the Seafood menu- specials. My partner got pan seared perch & I got fish/ chips (perch) - BAD move. Both meals were almost inedible. Stick with the steaks or burgers - always fantastic!!
Our waiter was newer and a little slow to check on us. When he did, he was quick to get he Manager who was so apologetic & super kind. He removed both meals from our ticket and offered us anything we wanted - great service from the Mgr.
We will be back - just not for the perch 🤢

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

A GF and I wanted steak, great wine, and great atmosphere. Eddie Merlot’s does not disappoint.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Server, Alex, was wonderful! Food quality not up to previous experiences. Calamari over cooked and Veal Francisco tough with this visit.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Enjoyed the Best steak I have had in a very long time; properly prepared and delicious! Joe, our waiter, was professional in every manner; attentive without being intrusive and extremely knowledgeable on every menu item. Highly recommend Eddie Merlot's for any occasion.

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Our server, Robert, did an excellent job and made us feel welcome. Periodic follow up to see if we needed anything and if we were happy with the meal preparation was appreciated. We were welcomed and seated promptly by the hostess.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

The food is always excellent, and the service is always so as well. We recommend tables with either Kim, Jason, or Don, but we always have really good to excellent service. The char, sea bass, steaks, mixed grill, and pork chops are superb.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We had a wonderful dinner! We had the tuna sashimi appetizer which was awesome. Then we had the Chateaubriand. It was excellent and a great value with two sides! We had the cinnamon roll dessert. Our server Don was so friendly, knowledgeable and made it a great experience! The only downside was the noise level from the bar since we were right outside of it.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Bryce is a thoroughly knowledgeable server - as, if not more, important, he was affable and funny.

We truly enjoyed our 35th wedding anniversary meal because of the treatment we received, the fabulous food and the AWESOME coffee!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

My wife ordered a filet medium and it came out almost raw in center, sent back and came out charred! Sides were cold. Manager did give us 2 free deserts. A little disappointed, Eddie's is supposed to be best in town.

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