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Eddie Merlot's Indianapolis

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3645 E 96th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240-1427 (Keystone Ave.)
+1 317-846-8303
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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384 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service were good. We sat at the bar. We like the atmosphere. It's upscale, yet comfortable. The steak was excellent. The side were just okay. The overall experience was good.

Thank CRMays
Huntsville, AL, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is amazing! Joseph is a wonderful resource for finding that perfect wine. The atmosphere is lovely. One of my favorite places in town - hands down!

Thank 338tamaral
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Eddie Merlot's is by far our favorite place for steak, but they have fabulous other menu items too. Service is always superb and I love getting thank you notes in the mail after dining there. They make a big deal of helping you celebrate birthdays and anniversaries, also.

Thank ellenfosnaught
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Everything I've had here is terrific and I especially like the beef carpaccio. The lobster bisque and beet salad are great too.

Thank audreyydavis
Carmel, Indiana
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and never been disappointed with the food or service. Our favorite server is Kim!

Thank MSRcpa
Columbus, Indiana
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We recently visited Eddie Merlot's on 96th street. Service was very good. We were there at dusk so the menu was difficult to read with the lighting. We ordered a ribeye and a strip. I would just say that my friend was not pleased with her ribeye as it was definitely cool like it had been sitting out for awhile.... More 

Thank Doug M
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

First, great service and atmosphere. The shrimp cocktail presents well with giant shrimp and the smokin' dry ice fanfare, but the cocktail sauce just lays there ... zzzz. The New York strip was nothing to write home about and the salmon was average. The sides (mashed potatoes were awesome) and deserts save the meal.

Siesta Key, Florida
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Every Entree' and side dish was prepared excellently. Overall the food was on par with a restaurant of this level. The service was unprofessional and annoying. The waiter was over attentive and every time he checked in we had to listen to a story or short comedy routine. Most people go to a quite, nice restaurant to talk, relax and... More 

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West Chester, Ohio
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68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Best part of the meal was the service - Savannah did a fantastic job serving our dinner party. Salmon was tasty and the Eddies potatoes were very good. The Carrot Cake is highly recommended and was worth every bite. Thank you and I will be back!

Thank jcrslick
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32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Going to a place like Eddie Merlot's is generally saved for very special occasions or the well-heeled. While the food quality was fine, that's as far as I go.,The fish dish was nicely cooked but wasn't as flavorful as I had hoped. As I understood the place to be a 'Steak and Seafood' restaurant I expected a diverse seafood menu,... More 

Thank Douglas S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 60
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3645 E 96th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240-1427
    (Keystone Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-846-8303

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Fishers, Indiana
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?