Some people call it the perfect surf and turf restaurant. McCormick & Schmick’s restaurants blanket the United States, evidence of their popularity. Their location in Indianapolis could not be more fortuitous. It is part of the luxurious downtown Hilton Hotel, and is the only McCormick & Schmick’s in the entire state of Indiana. McCormick & Schmick’s is considered one of the best restaurants in Indianapolis‘ downtown district.
Inside the Circle City, the establishment is only a block from Indianapolis‘ Monument Circle, in the center of downtown Indianapolis. Restaurants in the heart of the city, along with famous Indianapolis hotels, are the foundation of Indianapolis culture and backbone of its effervescent life-flow.
There are many reasons why McCormick & Schmick’s is such a popular dining destination across the country. Probably it has a lot to do with the decision-makers at the top. McCormic and Schmick’s have been doing things in their own unique fashion since the 1970s. It all started with their commitment for freshness. From there, decisions were clear-cut, such as printing new menus twice a day just to reflect the freshest available seafood.
The excellence McCormick & Schmick’s demands continues into every aspect of the restaurant, from the fresh-squeezed juices used in blender drinks to their renowned perfection in service. They never stop improving, even though they are consistently recognized with awards for both food and service.
The restaurant’s chefs know exactly how to work with whatever seafood is in season, the freshest possible catches of the day, whether it’s wild salmon from the Northwest, Dungeness crab from Oregon, yellowfin tuna, blacktip shark from the Southeast, Nantucket Bay scallops or a dozen more possibilities.
Pairing your choice of the ocean’s bounty with a perfect cut of meat, sumptuously prepared, is the epitome of the McCormic and Schmick’s dining event. On the menu you’ll find shrimp and sirloin, steak and lobster, bacon-wrapped scampi and much more to choose from.
If you find yourself in the thick of things, among the tempting Indianapolis downtown restaurants, and you don’t crave a full meal, why not enjoy the lively bar and its great bar menu, with items like steamed mussels and half-pound cheesburgers for only $1.95? As always, excellence in the restaurant extends to their special food and drink offerings in the bar.
Not only can they cook it, they can sell it too. McCormick and Schmick’s Restaurants all sport a fresh seafood market for which the chain is also famous. Stop in and pick up your choice of that day’s bounty from the ocean, and take the McCormick and Schmick’s unique experience home with you. Also available are the restaurant’s famous cuts of steak and even their heavenly Chocolate Truffle Marquise.
Plan to visit this famous Indianapolis restaurant soon, for lunch, dinner or the very special “happy hour” and “healthy living” concept menus. Meetings, banquets and all types of special events are perfect occasions to try McCormick & Schmick’s, and the staff always brings their commitment for excellence to the creation of your perfect gathering.
McCormick & Schmick’s
110 N Illinois St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
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