7 of the Best Steakhouses in Indiana

Are you on the hunt for the best steak in the Hoover State? Indiana is home to a plethora of great places for prime steaks. From cosy homestyle joints to sophisticated fine dining options, there are plenty of great chops to go around. We took out some of the guesswork for you and narrowed it down to the best steakhouses in Indiana. 

7 of the Best Steakhouses in Indiana

*As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to evolve, please double-check with restaurants’ current guidelines for dining.  

1. Prime 47 – Indianapolis

Looking for an elegant dining experience complete with prime slabs of beef, live piano music, excellent service and an award-winning wine list? Head to Prime 47. Honestly, their entire menu is incredible, but surf and turf is where they really excel. So, treat yourself to your choice of the two. We recommend the classic fillet and lobster. Not feeling anything from the sea? Their wagyu beef selection is incredible. 

2. St. Elmo Steak House – Indianapolis

Since 1902, St. Elmo Steakhouse has been famous for its world-class hospitality and award-winning steaks. Take your pick from their famous bone-in prime rib, porterhouse, filet mignon or flat iron. Either way, St. Elmo will become a favourite. Once a haunt of Sinatra himself, you can rest assured you’re in good hands. 

3. Cast Iron Steak House – Jefferson

Who says steak can only be enjoyed with deep pockets? Cast Iron Steak House’s slogan is “steak that won’t break the bank.” This locally owned steakhouse is one of the best around for its homestyle dishes and a warm atmosphere that says sit and stay awhile. Be sure to load up on their classic cast iron steak.

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4. Mountain Jacks Steakhouse – Lafayette

When it comes to quality steak, seafood and spirits Mountain Jacks Steakhouse does it best. Tucked away in Lafayette, this old school chophouse is known for its prime rib picks, cosy dining area and rustic Midwestern vibe. For the meal of your life, you can’t go wrong with their filet stuffed with mushroom and blue cheese or the whiskey peppercorn NY. Speaking of whiskey, don’t forget to ask for a pairing. 

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5. Stables Steakhouse – Terre Haute

Aptly named, Stables Steakhouse is set in a renovated set of old stables that really bring its charm to life. In addition to capturing the rich history of Terre Haute, Stables Steakhouse also serves up a mean steak and has an impressive wine list. We recommend the cowboy ribeye and a shrimp cocktail to start. 

6. Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse – Indianapolis

Now, don’t let the fact that this is a chain sway you. Fogo de Chão is renowned for its incredible steaks all around the nation. This upscale chophouse is all about the Brasilian tradition of all you can eat meat carved tableside and rich heritage in their techniques and dishes. Whether you opt for their beef ancho (ribeye), picanha (prime top sirloin) or the wagyu, it won’t be hard to see why Fogo de Chão has such a cult following. 

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7. Tony’s of Indianapolis – Indianapolis

Treat yourself to an incredible date night or special occasion at the uber classy Tony’s of Indianapolis. Known for their excellent steaks, sophisticated setting and superb wine list, you really can’t go wrong with a dinner here. Go big and opt for the famous Jack’s dry-aged bone-in NY strip or the USDA prime ribeyeWhatever you do, don’t skip out on dessert.

Melanie Hamilton

Melanie is an avid traveller with a passion for history and global foods. She is currently based in Tbilisi, Georgia where most of her time is occupied with qvevri wine and Soviet history. Having do-si-do'd her way across Europe and Latin America, she's enjoyed some of the world's most exciting places firsthand and can't wait to tell you about them.

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