Our Story


With its rustic feel, hardwood floors and abundant photographs capturing historic Beloit, Merrill & Houston’s has branded itself to tell a great story, but most importantly its focus is on the classic steakhouse with the highest of quality steaks and seafood with down to earth and attentive service that makes you feel like you are at your best friend’s home.  The interior décor represents Beloit and its entirety from the early days of Merrill & Houston to present time 2012. Orson Merrill and George Houston founded Merrill and Houston Iron Works in 1858, later named Beloit Ironworks in the 1890’s and eventually renamed the Beloit Corporation. The walls of the restaurant are dressed with photographs and artifacts embracing legendary stories, people and places representing the city of Beloit and all the great people that built it.

The classic look, rustic theme and the uncompromised quality of the food and the service are the perfect recipe for an unforgettable night out.