SAY "I DO" AT MERRILL & HOUSTON'S

You’ve probably been to Merrill & Houston’s Steak Joint for dinner to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or a special milestone. Our industrial-inspired spaces combined with delicious food and warm hospitality make it the perfect place to make lasting memories.


Our favorite occasion to celebrate here at Merrill & Houstons, you ask? Weddings, hands down.


If the vision for your special day includes romance amid a rustic, refined setting, then look no further. Merrill & Houston’s and Ironworks Hotel deliver a one-of-a-kind experience in downtown Beloit, perfect for weddings large and small.


Here’s why Merrill & Houston’s Steak Joint makes the perfect place to say “I do”:


One Stop Shop

Your perfect wedding weekend starts and ends at Merrill & Houston’s. From the rehearsal dinner to the ceremony, reception and morning after brunch, our team will customize the perfect event space and catering menu for your special occasion, and it’s all footsteps from your bridal suite and hotel room blocks at Ironworks Hotel Beloit.



River View

Perfectly situated along the banks of the Rock River, Merrill & Houston’s provides guests with scenic views and a great backdrop for photos that will perfectly capture every memory you make. Whether you host a ceremony outdoors on our patio or in an event space overlooking the river, we can guarantee the views will be nothing short of spectacular.



The Porch

Our three-season porch offers a unique, private group space for any occasion. Perfect for showers, rehearsal dinners, and cocktail receptions, The Porch ain’t your average event venue. Relax and spend extra time with your guests while our attentive staff takes care of your every need.



Flexible Set-Up

With our customizable packages, you choose the space, layout and design you like, and we make it happen. From set up to tear down and everything in between, our staff have every detail covered so you can focus on your special day.



Catering from Merrill & Houston’s

From passed appetizers and mouth-watering entrees like our petit tenderloin, chicken florentine or wild mushroom ravioli to our delectable dessert options, your guests will rave about the food. No matter the size of your party, our dedicated team is ready to serve your guests meals made with the highest quality ingredients and with exceptional service. We can promise your guests won’t leave hungry.


You might know Merrill & Houston’s as the steak joint in downtown Beloit, but we’re also one of the stateline’s premier boutique wedding destinations. Contact our sales team and learn more about weddings at Merrill & Houston’s Steak Joint and Ironworks Hotel.