Steakhouses

Trying to find the best Steakhouses in Indianapolis? 10Best has you covered. Our editors and locals search the city and suburbs for the top places. Then, we showcase popular restaurants like Bynum's Steakhouse, and we highlight eateries with great user reviews, like Morton's, The Steakhouse. We also help you find areas where Steakhouses are prominent - the Downtown area, for example - so that you not only get terrific dining recommendations, but you also have choices to boot. After all, if you're going to eat, you may as well do it right and take advantage of Indianapolis's best.

10 Bynum's Steakhouse
You know that you've come to the right place when you see an eye-catching herd of cattle at the front entrance. Many locals have deemed this restaurant the best place in the city to get a thick, juicy steak. Its rustic decor and friendly atmosphere serve the cause admirably. Many hearty steak dinners can be found on the menu, but swordfish and lobster tails are just as satisfying. (317-784-9880)

9 Morton's, The Steakhouse
Morton's dark wood paneling highlighted with brass accents sets up a sophisticated ambience. Servers present selections on a wheeled cart, tempting meat lovers with USDA prime aged steaks cooked to perfection. Diners who prefer not to indulge in red meat find poultry and seafood selections equally satisfying. Warm Godiva chocolate cake with a liquid filling is the perfect way to end a perfect meal. (317-229-4700)

8 Ruth's Chris Steak House
"Watch your hands — this plate's hot!" is a cautionary phrase commonly heard in Ruth's Chris downtown establishment. Generous portions of steak hot from the grill are served on heated plates, allowing customers to savor mouthwatering aromas before digging in. Juicy filets, tender pork chops, and spicy shrimp gumbo are a few of the appealing selections. As for dessert, bread pudding soaked in whiskey sauce will leave you with few regrets. (317-633-1313, 800-544-0808)

7 St. Elmo Steak House
This elegant establishment has been pleasing locals and visitors alike with impressive steaks since the beginning of the 20th century. While 14-ounce filets are available for patrons with smaller appetites, the 32-ounce prime rib is sure to satisfy the hungriest of diners. Also a hit is the jumbo shrimp cocktail, served with an unforgettable homemade horseradish sauce. The wine cellar boasts more than 15,000 bottles, and the tuxedoed waitstaff are attentive and knowledgeable about selections. (317-635-0636)

6 Sullivan's Steak House
As the name and decor suggest, this establishment takes inspiration from legendary boxer, John L. Sullivan. Large steaks are the focus, although a small selection of pork chops, filets, and seafood is also available. The carefully considered interior includes a large Art Deco sculpture to greet guests as they enter, and black and white photos of the restaurant's namesake and of other esteemed boxers. (317-580-1280)

5 Peterson's
Cozy, elegant Peterson's immediately fulfills your expectations of what a steakhouse should be. Polished servers manage not to disturb your dinner while still attending to your every need. Steaks and seafood receive equal praise; try the New York strip, dry-aged prime rib, or succulent lobster tail, accompanied by thoughtfully-prepared vegetables. While the Mile High German Chocolate Cake is extremely popular for dessert, Wildflower Honey Dome Cheesecake and cinnamon crème brûlée are also contenders. Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays find live music in the classy bar area. (317-598-8863)

4 Shula's Steak House Indianapolis
This popular steakhouse is named after legendary Dolphins' coach Don Shula. Menu selections include a massive, 48-ounce porterhouse fit for a linebacker and a 12-ounce filet that can satisfy any quarterback. Tender grilled lamb chops also score a touchdown. Plus, diners who save room for dessert find the double wedge of key lime pie a definite winner. (317-231-3900)

3 The Capital Grille
One of Indianapolis' favorite steakhouses, The Capital Grille boasts an exceptional menu featuring some of the finest chops around. This elegant restaurant's selection of dry aged steaks includes juicy sirloins, savory porterhouses and perfect filet mignons. An especially popular pick is the signature Bone-In Kona Crusted Sirloin. And, thanks to an award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles, patrons can find the right pairing for any meal. (317-423-8790)

2 Harry and Izzy's
Although it shares some traits with its sister restaurant, St. Elmo Steak House, Harry & Izzy's is an experience all its own. This swanky establishment serves up a selection of chops that's sure to please even the most discerning steak enthusiasts. The 14-ounce Izzy Style NY Strip, which is rolled in cracked peppercorn, pan-seared and served with an orange brandy butter sauce, is a particular favorite. Another must-try? The famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail. (317-635-9594)

1 Fogo de Chao
At Fogo de Chao, you'll get more than a delicious meal; you'll get an authentic Brazilian steakhouse experience. Flip your place card to green, and the restaurant's gaucho chefs will deliver 15 succulent cuts of fire roasted meat to the table and even slice them for you. Select something to accompany the meat from an outstanding salad and sides bar featuring more than 30 items, from vegetables and imported cheeses to authentic Brazilian sides. (317-638-4000)


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Bynum's Steakhouse 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, European, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Parties / Private Rooms
Neighborhood: Downtown
COST: $$
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Morton's, The Steakhouse 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Bar Dining, Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms
COST: $$$
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Ruth's Chris Steak House 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Disabled Accessible, Parties / Private Rooms
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
COST: $$
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St. Elmo Steak House 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Disabled Accessible, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms, Wine Cellar
Neighborhood: Downtown
COST: $$$
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Sullivan's Steak House 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Bar Dining, Cigar Friendly, Disabled Accessible, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms, Smoking (outdoor area), Take Out
Neighborhood: KEYSTONE CROSSING
COST: $$$
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Peterson's 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Disabled Accessible, Group Friendly, Parties / Private Rooms, Smoking
Neighborhood: FISHERS
COST: $$$
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Shula's Steak House Indianapolis 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Disabled Accessible, Parties / Private Rooms
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
COST: $$$
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The Capital Grille 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge
Neighborhood: Indy Metro
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Harry and Izzy's 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Parties / Private Rooms
Neighborhood: Indy Metro
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Fogo de Chao 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: Brazilian, Latin, Steakhouse
Neighborhood: Indy Metro