The top 5 steakhouses for a special occasion in Indianapolis

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Looking to try the best steakhouses in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end steakhouses in Indianapolis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.

1. St. Elmo Steak House

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Topping the list is St. Elmo Steak House. Located at 127 S. Illinois St. downtown Indianapolis, the steakhouse is the most popular high-end steakhouse in Indianapolis, boasting four stars out of 1,801 reviews on Yelp. 

The restaurant has been serving guests since 1902. Here, you'll find 12 different cuts of steak, grilled rack of lamb, roasted chicken, crab-stuffed shrimp, New York-style cheesecake, creme brûlée and more. 

2. The Capital Grille

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Next up is downtown's The Capital Grille, situated at 40 W. Washington St. With 4.5 stars out of 331 reviews on Yelp, the steakhouse and wine bar, which offers seafood and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge. 

In 2018, OpenTable named this steakhouse chain one of the 100 best restaurants in America, according to Forbes. Look for dishes like roasted rack of lamb, pan-seared sea bass and shareable plates of lobster mac and cheese. For hearty appetites, there's a 32 ounce., dry-aged porterhouse steak.

3. Tony's of Indianapolis

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Downtown Indianapolis's Tony's of Indianapolis, located at 110 W. Washington St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy steakhouse and bar, which offers seafood and more, 4.5 stars out of 154 reviews. 

On the menu, you'll find oysters, beef tartare, veal chop, lobster tail, penne carbonara pasta, porterhouse steak and more. 

4. Harry & Izzy's

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Harry & Izzy's, a steakhouse and New American and traditional American spot located downtown, is another pricey go-to, with four stars out of 745 Yelp reviews. Head over to 153 S. Illinois St. to see for yourself. 

The restaurant has a wide variety of wines from all over the world. For food, there's red pepper meatballs, French onion soup, ahi tuna salad, barbecue chicken breasts, pan-seared scallops, pizza and more. 

5. Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse

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Downtown, check out Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 154 reviews on Yelp. Treat yourself at the steakhouse and cocktail bar, which offers seafood and more, by heading over to 51 N. Illinois St. 

The steakhouse has locations in Ohio, Florida and Michigan. The menu features entrees like chicken Parmesan, bacon gruyere dry-aged burger, steak with cabernet sauce, Japanese wagyu steak, lobster mashed potatoes and more. 

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