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Merrill & Houston's Steak joint

500 Pleasant St, Beloit, WI 53511-6240
+1 608-313-0700
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (113 reviews)
“petite filet” (8 reviews)
“salad” (26 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
500 Pleasant St, Beloit, WI 53511-6240
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thank you Rachel for being such a great waitress. We really enjoyed our dinner and your great service.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the greatest waitress named Rachel Repta. She had a great sense of humor and could keep up with my husband jokes. She brought us a complimentary glass of champagne and took our picture. We had delicious meals. I had the petite filet Oscar...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband & I went on a Saturday (DO make reservations!) for anniversary dinner. So glad we did! He had "Cowboy Steak"-bon-in blackened Ribeye, which was seasoned well and cooked perfectly. my Petite Filet Mignon also cooked just right, with Parmesan au gratin potatoes, a wonderful...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friend's 1st Year Anniversary dinner was cut short-rudely and abruptly. We were enjoying our appetizers, salad, meal and dessert. Throughout the meal and dessert my husband and I kept getting asked if we were ready for boxes or were we still eating. This happened...More

Thank Kathymoa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere along with great prices for the quality the live music was also really great the night we came

Thank mctravel1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This could be one of the best, if not the best restaurant in the stateline area. I've been to this restaurant several times and have not been disappointed by the food quality but once and can write that up to how busy they were. Examples:...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited this restaurant many times and never have been disappointed. In fact we have told many of friends and they also go for dinner. Last night we had a reservation for 6 people at 6:30. We arrived at 6:25 and were told no...More

Thank drylexus
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We have historically enjoyed Merrill & Houston, but the service and food is unfortunately "hit or miss". For the prices, I except higher quality. Case in point, recently made reservations for my husband's 50th birthday. Spoke to them in person to arrange special touches. All...More

Thank slakemelt
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I went here after a long day of traveling. We were under dressed, so I won't make that mistake again. Steaks were more than delicious. Great wine selection. The atmosphere was very beautiful and upscale. Definitely not the best place to go if you're on...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I visited this restaurant about 18 months ago, the food was good, the service was atrocious. On this visit, the service was excellent, I'm glad I went back! We were seated outside on a beautiful summer evening over looking the river. The server was most...More

Thank scottsM1122TK
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8 November 2015|
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Response from Kolleen O | Reviewed this property |
Just about anything goes. Some people were in jeans, while others wore very dressy clothes.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Pleasant St, Beloit, WI 53511-6240
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Beloit
  • Phone Number: +1 608-313-0700
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Upscale steakhouse in Downtown Beloit. Enjoy amazing food with riverfront views. Live music throughout the week.
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