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Wellington's Steakhouse at Rising Star Casino Resort

3.8
237 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
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Wellington's Steakhouse is the "best kept secret" in Southeastern Indiana. From the impeccable service to our diverse menu we will offer you a fantastic dining experience. We serve everything from a 24oz. Porterhouse Steak to Berkshire Kurobuta Pork Chop. After dinner live gaming action is right around the corner whether you enjoy slots, tables or live poker. This will be more than just a dining experience.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Sunday & Thursday - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday and Saturday - 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Closed Monday - Wednesday
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Phone number
(812) 438-1234 ext. 5150
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Chris Basil
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
SR 56
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Parking details
We offer free valet parking.
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Entertainment
There is live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night in Big Vic's Pub & Grub adjacent to Wellington's.
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Special events & promotions
Come in and try some exciting new dishes we have added to our existing exquisite menu! We are now offering a decadent Creme Brulee carmelized and served table side. Taking things up a notch!!!
Additional
BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking

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Wed - Thu 5:00PM - 10:00PM
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What 237 People Are Saying
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3.8
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4.2
service
4.0
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3.7
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We enjoyed our meal at Wellington's. We both had the salmon, and it was well done as requested. The service was excellent, and Jane, our waitress was very professional and efficient. We will request her as our waitress for our next visit. For dessert we shared scrumptious chocolate cake which is big enough to share. Of course it was absolutely delicious. We look forward to our next visit to Wllington's to enjoy the food, service and atmosphere.

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

Nice atmosphere but a 50$ steak should be better quality than an ordinary steakhouse. The steak was not as tender as expected. The entree with side was warm not hot.

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1.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Waited a long time for our drink order, waited a long, long time for our salads (which sucked), waited a long time for our steak (which was a poor cut of beef, and overcooked). Nothing about this restaurant was worth returning. Definitely not a fine dining experience. Next time I'll go to Final Cut Lawrenceburg!

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

We had a very nice Birthday dinner Thursday (3-22). The menu has changed a little, much to my delight, and everything we ordered was delicious, served at just the right temperature, and well presented. I tried the Crunchy Oysters Rockefeller , thinking it might be risky being in the middle of the county. It turned out to be the high lite of the meal to me. That was followed by the large, 20oz Bone in Ribeye that was cooked perfect. Again, way to much for one person, thus allowing a sizable portion to go home to our great server's, dog. We shared a nice portion of House Whipped Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus . My wife enjoyed a nice Garden Salad with the house dressing that could be shared and that followed by the Crispy Short Ribs, a chef's special that was very favorable and had a great taste. It was a plentiful severing for one person, thereby not allowing me much to enjoy, but She thoroughly did!
This was a wonderful meal, served by Lorie who was very knowable about the new menu and seemed to plan each course with the new (?) chef, to arrive at just the right time.
If I had to find anything to complain about, it would be the the, Devils Chocolate Cake. It seemed to come right out of the freezer. I would like it to have the same temperature as one that was just baked and iced that morning.
I really hate to complain when everything else was perfect. If there is a new chef, then he is hitting the mark all around. The menu still has some of the old stand-by's, but the new offerings were well appreciated. It makes me want to come back and try the other new items.
Keep up the good work Wellington's

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Wellington's provided us with great food and service. We had salmon which was delicious as well as chocolate cake for dessert which is to die for. The service was excellent and our waitress Jane was outstanding and professional. We will be returning to Wellington's on a semi regular basis because of the food and service.

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2.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Service was slow we waited 20 min after being seated for just water! The food I had the salmon and shrimp risotto and it was awful! I was very disappointed and sorry that I begged my friends to eat there. The buffet would have been better I think.

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4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

My steak was over cooked. Usually very good. Tasted like charcoal. This has never happened before. I wish they would bring back the onion straws that were served with the cowboy ribeye.

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2.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Very over priced for the quality of food you get.
I could have gotten the same meal at Applebee's for $10 or $15. Too noisy as the band playing outside the restaurant was very loud. No restrooms inside the restaurant and have to walk across the large interior walkway of the casino for a restroom. Service was good but won't be going back until prices lower or quality of food matches prices.

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1.0Dined on January 12, 2018

We went while staying at the casino Hotel for the night. My wife had the filet with blue cheese butter(no blue cheese butter was evident) and I had king crab legs. My children split the chicken tenders from the pub but didn’t eat them as they weren’t cooked through. I have better steaks at Texas Roadhouse every visit. Crab legs were pretty good. We will not return as the buffet has better steaks and is much cheaper.

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4.0Dined on January 5, 2018

I had the lobster deviled eggs and the steak flatbread as appetizers and both were very good. One could make a meal of the flatbread as it was a huge portion! My server warned me it was a large portion and he was correct. For the main course I had the Altantic salmon. It was also very tasty, however the time between my appetizers and the main course was excessive...over 35 minutes! According to my server the cook forgot my order and it was not picked up until much later when my server checked on the status?

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

Food was very good and plenty of it,great place.Will be back again soon.

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5.0Dined on December 22, 2017

The food was very delicious. I ordered the crab cake and French onion soup appetizers and the crab cake was very good, however the soup was among the best I’ve had. The steak was cooked as ordered and was very flavorful. My server was Ashley and she did a wonderful job. I’ll definitely be back!

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4.0Dined on December 17, 2017

The best steak I have had at Wellington's. Meal and service - no complaints at all.

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4.0Dined on December 9, 2017

We have eaten at this establishment several times and have always found the food to be of great value. The service is also excellent with the exception of the person at the front desk doing the seating. On several occasions this person has been unfriendly and unresponsive to certain requests including this last visit where she attempted to seat this 74 inch 210 pound individual in an area with about a two foot clearance with the person sitting at the adjacent table. When this was pointed out to this person she did not seem to understand the problem and was hesitant to find another table for seating until I insisted. She expressed displeasure with having to do this. All other personnel including Wayne the manager and every server we have had contact with provided excellent service.

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4.0Dined on December 8, 2017

Food was good not great. Caesar salad had a kale mix which was weird. Baked potato was enormous and delicious. The filet was incredibly tender but there was very little seasoning on it. Definitely need to season the steaks more. Overall it was a good meal.

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1.0Dined on November 24, 2017

have been going to this place a long time to many changes to high of prices first time poor service waited past reservation time

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3.0Dined on November 18, 2017

Over the years Wellingtons has been outstanding. However the last two times we ate there the salmon was not cooked completely despite pointing this out, even more so the second time. This was brought to the attention of the Manager. I don't know if there is a new chef hired, but there was one other customer who also mentioned his food was not cooked properly. I can only hope that Wellington's will correct this problem. For a fine dining restaurant it has high standards and should do whatever it takes to maintain such standards. While the rest of our food was good, it falls short when the main entree is not cooked properly.

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5.0Dined on November 3, 2017

We have been coming to Rising Star Casino for a year and a half and always enjoy viewing the seasonal changes in decor. Christmas is our favorite. We also very much like the community of Rising Sun, Indiana. It is a very charming community with fun events. It's our understanding that the casino contributes a great deal to Rising Sun and Ohio County. Thank you for that.

We usually dine at Vic's Pub next door on prime rib Thursday's and Sunday's but because we had revieved a savings coupon from Wellingtons we decided to try it. Previously we had checked the menu prices and passed. However, our experience was top notch and a very pleasant surprise! We were very impressed not only with the amount of servings but the quality in taste and the atmosphere was very cozy, quiet and comfortable, three things that are lacking in many restaurants these days. We also received very good wait service. We do suggest providing a little more lighting to be able to read the menu. And maybe a complementary sample of wine to indice an order.

Thank you for our invitation!

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4.0Dined on September 15, 2017

food was great it was too dark. I had to move to a booth because the chairs sit too low. I felt I was on the floor

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5.0Dined on September 15, 2017

We had the Filet steak and it was excellent. Very tender and tasty. Also Baked Potato Was delicious. Made reservations over the Internet and was surprised to receive a free appetizer with our dinner. Would highly recommend this restaurant for an upscale evening out dinner.

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4.0Dined on September 14, 2017

Food was outstanding. The only reason I didnt give it 5 stars was our server wasnt very friendly and we had to ask her for everything and she didn't come back to check on us

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4.0Dined on August 31, 2017

I always enjoy myself when I go here. The food and service are amazing.

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4.0Dined on August 31, 2017

This visit was a little better than last visit. My first complaint was the shrimp appetizer, it felt slimy and smelled to fishy.. just wasn't the same as normal and we get that every time we come. The second was the stuffed mushroom appetizers, they definitely were not the same. They were tough like either over cooked or we were given old mushrooms that were heated up again. Other than than those 2, the steaks were great, we didn't have to send either back cause they were cooked as ordered and were good In taste . Thank u!

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3.0Dined on August 25, 2017

This place has really changed in the past year. The quality of the food, service, and atmosphere has gone down to what you would fine at a less than fine dinning restaurant.
My last two experiences there found the food to be mediocre at best, lacking in flavor and bland tasting.
I assume they were cutting cost by no longer having table cloths but having tables with scratches makes you wonder when the stemware will be replaced with mason jars.

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5.0Dined on August 24, 2017

It is always a wonderful experience when we come here. Britney, one of their best servers took care of everything for us and made dining a pleasure. Our two favorites to order are the filet and the pork chops. Neither have ever disappointed us. I am very picky with ordering a steak out, but I must say when I order a filet at Wellington's they are the best in flavor and tenderness and always cooked to perfection. I highly recommend Wellington's if you are ever in the area.

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4.0Dined on August 18, 2017

We started with the Sangaria which was on special Friday night and was quite delightful followed by Scallops as an appetizer and they were delicious, seared perfectly and the sauce was crazy good.
The BLT salad was good, I found the the ranch dressing that came with it was a little watery
My main course was the filet which was tender but not very hot when it came out and the baked Mac n cheese which I found fantastic
The service was outstanding and the ambience was nice
I would recommend this place when visiting Rising Sun

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4.0Dined on August 17, 2017

Wellingtons is comparable to any fine dining in the Cincy Metro area. Service and food is outstanding! I highly recommend making the trip to enjoy the food and the casino for a little entertainment.

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3.0Dined on August 17, 2017

Everything was fine except the wait. Waited for one hour for entree to arrive. It was the kitchens fault for this delay. Order was promptly taken by a friendly server and either the kitchen lost the order or they were understaffed. Whatever this is not the service I expet from an upscale restaurant.

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3.0Dined on August 13, 2017

A little disappointed in the food this time we dined at Wellington's.

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3.0Dined on August 10, 2017

Not at all what i anticipated. We were very disappointed. Not worth the price

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5.0Dined on July 27, 2017

I have never had a bad meal there. The food and staff are amazing. We try to go at least once a month for date time, never been disappointed.

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2.0Dined on July 27, 2017

Service was wonderful. Bread, French Onion Soup and salad were great. I got the shrimp scampi....shrimp was tough. My companion, Ann Clark, got the filet, medium well and it was charred and tough. The server was told and offered her something else but we didn't want to wait.

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2017

The food is always top rate at this fine dining restaurant in the Rising Star Casino. We had salmon with salad and asparagus on the side. The chocolate cake for dessert is a large dessert that is best split between two people. We usually return to this restaurant at least monthly, and there is no reason not to given the overall experience.

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4.0Dined on July 21, 2017

The service and food is top notch. I highly recommend the pork chops. Surf and Turf is very good too. Very large Lobster Tail!

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4.0Dined on July 21, 2017

I would NEVER order their Chicken Cordon Bleu again as I felt it was very sub-par. Instead of Chicken, ham and cheese filling, it was more chicken, fat & cheese. The ham or whatever they used as a filling was indeed very fatty and had not been trimmed from the ham.

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5.0Dined on July 13, 2017

Excellent dining experience. First time eating here and it was great. Wish I hadn't waited so long to try it!

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4.0Dined on June 30, 2017

Food was good, staff was outstanding and very attentive. Would go back for sure.

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3.0Dined on June 29, 2017

I was highly disappointed on Thursday when I went to eat. I had the shrimp scampi the last time I ate there and loved it! That's what I was looking forward to on this last visit and when they brought it out, it just wasn't the scampi I remembered. They changed it. They also failed to change it in the menu or even have the servers let customers aware of the change. It was not the same taste at all. So anyways the nice server asked to get me something else and I was hesitant because I didn't want to waste the food, but then that's not what I expected either. So I asked if they would bag it up and I can take it home to my daughter who actually may like it and he said absolutely! So I ordered the New York strip and a few minutes later the manager walked out with the scampi in a bag asking me if i wanted it. I said I don't but I was gonna take it home to my daughter. He said well I will have to charge u for this also. I said no.. I don't want it then. So my point of the story is, I ordered off the menu something I was expecting and it wasn't that and I wasn't made aware that it wasn't the same and has been changed. So instead of letting me take it to my daughter they would rather throw the entire meal away because I wasn't gonna be charged for it! That's sad! It was not my fault u changed an item and didn't change it on the menu or even let me know when I ordered it! They rather waste a whole plate of food then to have someone take their mistake home to someone else who may like it.

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4.0Dined on June 22, 2017

Great food and service. Only complaint was the croutons on the Caesar salad were tasty but extremely hard. Filet was great!

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4.0Dined on June 2, 2017

Came for my birthday and enjoyed it with family. Service was good and so was the food.

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