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Merrill & Houston's Steak joint

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500 Pleasant St, Beloit, WI 53511-6240
+1 608-313-0700
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16:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let me start out by saying awesome steak dinner! We were heading back to Chicago Saturday evening and decided we more interested in dinner than getting home. I dialed up my trusty Google search engine looking for a steak restaurant not too far off the interstate and preferably not affiliated with any chain. Merrill & Houston's in Beloit popped up... More 

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Thank billhV8285JU
Beloit, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I invited another couple to dine with us who had never been there. The other couple was very impressed and the evening was perfect! We began with a glass of wine that we all agreed was very smooth and enjoyable. After, being seated, we appreciated the four piece band that was playing in the bar area. We... More 

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Thank h0llykmc
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We met our friends for drinks and dinner and it was excellent. We both had steaks and they were done perfectly. Our waitress was very good, she made great suggestions for dessert also. We had a great time and would definitely recommend this to others.

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Thank BigTlk
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate there one time really didn't care for it I didn't feel I got my moneys worth and the food was not that good

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Thank Jill J
Janesville, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amy T was was wait staff!!! She did an OUTSTANDING JOB for our table of 5!!!! Very alert to filling water glasses, etc...just the BEST service we could ask for!! Even brought out a Brownie sundae for our BD's!!!! Had a GREAT 1st time experience THANKS to Amy!!!

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Thank SJBJanesville
Rockford, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a fun girl's night out, and Merrill & Houston's fit the bill! Cool atmosphere, awesome food, and great service. Amy T. made sure everything was perfect! The steaks were cooked to perfection, the stuffed mushrooms were phenomenal, and the banana bread pudding was to die for! To top it all off, a great band playing the music I grew... More 

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Thank mlindstedt2017
Belvidere, Illinois
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the key ingredients to a successful restaurant is consistency. Finding a quality steak joint that can consistently deliver steaks to the ordered temperature seems difficult. Merrill & Houston nails it every time. In addition, their steaks are absolutely delicious. They aren't over-seasoned or flavorless; they are just perfect. The sides are a delightful and tasty addition. Service is... More 

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Thank WhiskeyPapa74
San Francisco Bay Area
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283 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently held a large group business dinner here. They have a private dining room which was more than big enough for our group of 20. As we started, they had a small bar setup for drinks which worked out great. There was plenty of room for everyone to mill around visiting before we seated for dinner. We ordered off a... More 

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Thank kh57ca
Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the atmosphere, service and food. Could jazz up the salad more but the steak was very good. All and all a good place to go for a business dinner.

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Thank John H
Madison, Wisconsin
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15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We visit as often as we can which still isn't enough for my taste. I am lucky enough to have had the opportunity to visit places like David Burke's, STK, Ruth's Chris, Smith & Wollensky's, and in my opinion, the food at Merrill & Houston's is just as good if not better. The petite filet (oscar style) and lobster bisque... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Pleasant St, Beloit, WI 53511-6240
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Beloit
  • Phone Number: +1 608-313-0700
Description
Upscale steakhouse in Downtown Beloit. Enjoy amazing food with riverfront views. Live music throughout the week.

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