54 Main Bistro (New 2010)
in side an old Victorian Home with a lakefront view, you'll find this
Their menu changes every week, but you'll find: Yellowfin tuna cakes
(about $8); chicken breast and fresh ginger pot stickers (about $8);
gorgonzola and prosciutto stuffed mushrooms ($7?) as well as a seasonal
salad (usually with and organic baby greens base) and a seasonal soup.
There is always a fresh fish that is flown in like mahi mahi or ahi tuna
or Hawaiian sunfish (around $18-24); there is usually one unusual
pasta dish and one or two beef/pork dishes including curried pork scallopine with
eggplant cous cous; pork tenderloin with black beans and mango salsa;
rare prime rib with gorgonzola butter; cabernet braised short ribs with
wild mushroom risotto or polenta, etc. These usually range in price from
$16 to $24).
54 Main Street
Offers intimate atmosphere, comfortable
ambiance, charm, and excellent service. A wide variety of unique recipes
for beef, chicken, steak and ribs. Try one of the chef's treats.
3830 - 179th Street (located in the Holiday Inn)
8255 Georgia Street
An eatery which features authentic cuisine from
Jordan, Syria, Leboanon, Palestine, Egypt, & Turkey. Owners Aiman
Ahmed & Chessan Mohammed do not have a magic lamp in their kitchen,
but after sampling the cuisine, it seems like there is magic in the
kitchen. The cardamon spiced Turkish coffee is their dessert specialty!
3750 West 80th Lane
Open seven days a week.
Celebrating 10 years June 9, 2007! We invite you to dine with us
and experience our newly
added Martinis & Mojitos complimented by a diverse beer and wine
menu, great music, a caring wait staff and the best food in town.
2936 Highway Avenue
Share your simple vittles in the tradition of
the Threshers Dinner amid the hand hewn beams of the John T. Vawter's
bank barn. A spirit of neighborliness and thanksgiving is the tradition.
The barn was originally raised in 1870 and was reconstructed here in
1977. St Amish Acres the food is all on the table and more in the
kitchen, like a hungry thresher, don't be timid -- ask for more!
1600 West market
Beach Cafe -
NOW RE-OPENED!!! As of June 2011
903 N. Shelby (the intersection of Locust and North Shelby
streets) in the Miller Beach neighborhood of Gary. Restaurant hours: 10
a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays
and Saturdays; bar remains open for several hours after kitchen closes,
with appetizers on the menu.
Reservations are recommended for parties of 12 or more.
Phone: (219) 938-1100.
903 Shelby St.
Gary, IN 46304
Barker Inn offers an American and bar food menu an emphasis on burgers.
Expect the average entrée to cost for the most part in the range of $8
to $12, and dress casual.
607 East Barker
Bartlett's Gourmet Grill and Tavern (NEW 2010)
Bartlett’s Gourmet Grill & Tavern is the newest
addition to chefs Nicole Bissonette’s and Gary Sanders’ collection of
unique gourmet restaurants. Known for their passion for fresh cuisine,
fine wine and unforgettable presentation, the respected restaurateurs
personally prepare some of the best dishes at their already established
eateries. Their award-winning restaurant successes include the hip
Miller Bakery Café in Miller Beach, renowned for its contemporary flair
and lighter gourmet fares and the posh Bistro 157 in Valparaiso,
notorious for its Ameri-Asian, French fare. These restaurants receive
rave and consistently positive reviews by all Midwest media outlets,
food critics and residents.
131 E. Dunes Highway
Michigan City, IN 46360
Billie’s Beach Cafe - CLOSED|
Casual restaurant in unique setting offers
island, playground, volleyball and lake views.$
210 Beachwalk Lane
Bistro 157, in downtown Valparaiso, is a
Contemporary American restaurant with French and Asian influences
serving lunch and dinner daily. The Chef offers interesting fare
including Crab Cakes and Sushi as appetizers and a new fall menu
including game, fresh daily seafood specials and various pasta dishes.
Wine menu is extensive including French favorites from the Chef's time
spent abroad. Reserve now for your Christmas or New Year's Celebration
and remember that Gift Certificates are available for those "hard
to buy for" friends and business associates!
Open for lunch Tues- Fri., Fri-Sat til 10pm, & Sun 4-8pm. Part of
157 W. Lincolnway
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Billy Jack's Cafe & Grill
A truly unique fine dining experience in a
completely casual atmosphere. They have pride using only the freshest
ingredients like produce and fresh fish brought in daily from the
Chicago South Market place, and imported olive oil and cheeses. The
sauces are 100% homemade! They hope you will enjoy yourself - leaving
with a smile, and returning with a friend.
2904 North Calumet
Blue Water Bar & Grille
5982 Dunes Harbor Dr.
Banquet Facilities Only
Portage /Ogden Dunes, IN 46368
Bright Spot Restaurant
Open 7 days a week. Mon-Sat
5:30am-8:30pm; Sun 6am-2pm. Homemade Soups and Specials.
Carry Outs Available.
332 Main Street
There’s no gamble in this casino restaurant. Twenty-five-year-old Chef
Eric Vaughn is a wunderkind with global cuisine; rustic
Mediterranean-style dining room is on par with Rich Melman’s upscale
Chicago ventures. Start with lobster quesadilla accented by chipolte
maple sauce and black bean creme fraiche. Move to signature entree of
sweet pea ravioli with Boursin cheese sauce and balsamic vinegar
reduction, or prime porterhouse steak with olive-butter tapenade. After
December 1, savor dessert of s’mores with graham crackers and
marshmallow made on site.
2 Easy Street, in Blue Chip Casino
Welcome to Cafe Elise, serving fine cuisine
with unique presentations. They serve a wide variety of starters and
entrees that will please the most discriminating palates. Be sure to
save room for one of their delightful desserts!
435 Ridge Road
Cafe` Fondue Restaurant
The fondue pot is rubbed with garlic, heated
with white wine and grated Gruyere melted, The chocolate is superior.
The best of contemporary French and Swiss cuisine without the
"stuffiness." A light garden patio environment. Authentic
imported Copper Cappuccino & espresso, A variety of European
281 W. 80th Place
(One Block East of
Merrillville Post Office)
Chela's - Closed!
Fine Mexican Food ensembles featuring
Tomatoes and chilies, along with garlic and onion are very popular
flavorings in Mexican cuisine and are meld into many traditional Mexican
food recipes. You will find these ingredients as a foundation in most
main dishes. Popular Mexican dishes include salsas, quesadillas, tacos,
enchiladas, burritos, fajitas, tostadas, and guacamole. Traditional
Mexican meals are often paired with rice, beans, and fresh tortillas;
they contain many fresh vegetables, and are one of the healthiest of the
1927 45th Ave., Griffith
One of Munster's newest additions offering a
full menu of appetizers, authentic Mexican Cuisine, Mon - Sat.
closed Monday and Sunday
& Closed from 2-4pm Tue -
Fri., catering and Delivery available.
8241 Hohman Ave, Ste. C
Center Street Cafe
501 Center St.
Michigan City, IN
Aaron's Mortgage Inn
Family style restaurant specializing in Italian beef and
cheeseburgers with many daily specials available.
the sports bar concept to a new level. Menu features
grilled staples like barbecued ribs and steaks;
also find onion loaf, chicken pasta,
sandwiches and salads. Live and pre-recorded sports are
broadcast on giant video screens. Each table is
with a trivia network kiosk for interactive play. Open
6:30 am- 11 pm, Fri-Sat until midnight, Sun until 10 pm. Wednesday night
is Kid's Night, with special dinner prices and
5820 Franklin St., (in the
Michigan City, IN
don Quijote Restaurante
Discover the distinctive cuisine of the regions of Spain, with an
excellent introduction to the rich and varied flavors and aromas of
Liberian cooking. The menu includes grilled shellfish, swordfish steaks,
skewered pork and veal plus two versions Paella.Only authentic,
Only Spanish Restaurant in Indiana,
Exquisite Dining Experience, Winter Hours:
Lunch • M-F
11-2; Dinner • M-Th 5-9; F-Sat 5-10:30; No Saturday Lunch; Closed
119 E. Lincolnway
the valpodining Group)
Fine American food, exciting
atmosphere, magnificent martinis, catering available and private dining
room. Specialties include: Thick cuts of beef tenderloin with
Yukon Gold potato puree, grilled rack of lamb, crispy duck breast and
juicy veal loin chops,
Penne with chicken,
with braised veal,
pan seared or nut crusted Ahi tuna, halibut,
and salmon; exquisite dining atmosphere. Come in for Lunch -
Monday-Friday 11am-2pm; Dinner Daily after 5pm.
3907 N. Calumet
Duneland Beach Inn & Restaurant
A lovely 9 Room Inn, Cozy Bar &
Restaurant, Excellent Steak, Seafood, Pasta, a a warm fireplace.
3311 Pottawattamie Trail
Michigan City, IN
Welcome to the newest family owned European
restaurant in Merrillville. Offering many authentic Servian, Macedonian,
Hungarian, and Greek entrees, as well as American cuisine. Be sure to
stop by and try their delicious food!
7805 Taft Street
Come & experience El Presidio, one of
Northwest Indiana's newest mexican restaurants. They offer consistently great food & beautiful ambiance, in addition to featuring entree
creations of their traditional cuisine, for a fine dining experience
unlike any other. Serving cocktails, top shelf margaritas, & wine by
the glass or bottle.
7840 Wicker Ave. (US 41)
St. John, IN
El Salto Authentic Mexican Restaurant
A very unique and exciting restaurant located
in Valparaiso. A feeling that you have just crossed the border when you
step into El Salto, decorated like a quaint Mexican village. They
specialize in authentic Mexican food.
3304 Calumet Ave. (Chandana Point)
757 Indian Boundry Road
Chesterton, IN 46304-1518
805 Ridge Road,
Munster, IN 46321
El Taco Real Mexican Restaurant
El Taco Real is a neighborhood restaurant that has been owned and
operated by the Garcia Family for over 33 years. The kitchen and recipes
are a throwback to an era of home cooking. Everything starts from
"scratch" and all our products are of the highest quality. The
restaurant is closed Monday, and open Tuesday thru Thursday: 11
a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. - 9
p.m. Reservations accepted on Sunday. Mastercard, Visa, Discover,
American Express, and Diners Club accepted.
935 Hoffman St.,
(located between Calumet Ave, and Columbia Ave.)
Freddy's Steak House
Serves Lunch, Serves Dinner,
Takeout/Drive-Through featuring Serves Lunch, Serves Dinner,
Takeout/Drive-Through, Readers choice award best steakhouse
6442 Kennedy Ave.
Gamba Ristorante and
455 E. 84th Dr.,
Italian Dining, rabbit, veal, kobe beef, tuna, shrimp, scallops,
halibut, wine, open every day but Sunday.
Galveston Steak House
Enjoy a rustic family dining experience in the
restaurant, or a cozy cocktail in the steakhouse bar with fireplace.
Specializing in steaks 8 to 24 oz., chops, chicken, ribs and more!
10 Commerce Square
961 Dyer Ave.,
(excellent steaks; rebirth of Gino's in Harvey) (Italian;
steaks, lamb chops, lobster, roasted peppers, pastas, prime steak) Open
appetizers like oysters Rockefeller and stuffed mushrooms, eight steak
varieties, pastas, seafood, veal and chicken. Reasonable wine list. Open
for dinner from 4 to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 4 to 11 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays.
Munster, is the area standard for authentic
Italian dishes at reasonable prices. Big menu includes traditional
dishes like chicken vesuvio and veal piccata. In-season soft shell crab,
veal chop orrisotto with primavera vegetables may be among nightly
specials; wine recommendations come with specials. Excellent, generous
salads. Open Mon-Thurs 11 am- 10:30 pm; Fri until 11:30. Dinner Sat 5-
603 Ridge Rd. just west of Calumet Ave
Chicago-style atmosphere, with casual dress
code. Variety of daily specials at lunch and dinner. Great pizza and
59 Indiana Ave.
Classic roadside steak house with long and
loyal following. Savor award-winning prime rib with cuts up to 40 oz.
Enjoy fresh lake perch, Canadian walleye fillets, whole Maine
lobsters, soups, desserts homemade fresh and more! Award-winning prime rib
is served in variety of cuts, from 8 to 40 ounces. Combination
seafood-beef plates please hearty appetites. Friendly, efficient
service. Brand new addition opens the main dining room to more dramatic
1000 North and Fail Road
Hot Or Not -
Closed due to Fire
House of Kobe
Enjoy the best in Teppan-Yaki cooking the
specialty of this Japanese-American Steakhouse., Both Teppan-Yaki &
traditional Japanese dishes, such as sukiyaki you can cook yourself.
Enjoy tender juicy, aged steak, chicken, lobster, shrimp, fired rice and
a super show put on by your personal chef.www.Houseofkobe.com
House of Kobe
1951 U.S. 41
I Street Tavern
The Best Food in Town, since 1957,
friendly family staff. “I” Street Family Tavern First Opened it’s
Doors in 1957 by the Peterson Family. 1n 1969 the Peterson’s
Started the Now Famous “I” Street All-U-Can Eat Fish
Fry. Currently the Longest Running in LaPorte. Presently Owned
by the Fritzen Family, “I” Street has Strived to Set Themselves
Apart From the Chain Restaurants, by Offering That Certain Personal
Touch That the Chains Won’t Give You. In the 50 Plus Years That
“I” Street has Been Operating Many Things Have Changed in the
World. That’s Exactly Why We’ve Stuck to Our Guns to Offer a
Family Atmosphere, Affordable Prices, and a Wait Staff That
Cares. And if That’s Not Comforting I’m Not Sure What Is.
Pizza, Specials, prime rib, Fajitas, Fettuccine, Spaghetti, Chicken, BBQ
Chicken, Porterhouse, Seafood, and more.
1508 "I" Street,
LaPorte, Indiana 46350
T. J Mahoney's
Dining at its finest in an intimate atmoshphere.
Enjoy steaks, tender prime rib, fresh seafood, and pasta at this
critically acclaimed restaurant. Tableside cooking is one of J. Ginger's
specialities! Famous Sunday Brunch!
Hwy 30 and I-65
Jade Garden Restaurant
Their recipes have been carefully developed for
the finest flavor, texture and color, to be both appealing to both the
eye and the palate. Their foods tastes are savory, pungent, spicy, sour
and sweet. Try their "Ants on the Tree" entree.
6222 Central Ave.
JD's Crepe Company,
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Make your own or a wide variety of savory crepes made from fresh
ingredients. Also specializing in Sweet Crepes including a "Build
Your Own," for $6.25., breakfast crepes. Dine-In or Carry Out. Kids
menu. Closed Mondays.
3125 N Calumet Ave.,
Kelly's Table at Creekwood Inn
Creekwood Inn, Kelly's Table is a warm and intimate dining space
surrounded by windows looking out onto the gardens and wooded grounds of
the inn. The restaurant features a cozy fireplace on cold nights and a sun porch
bar for enjoying a drink before or after your meal. Enjoy
Rack of Lamb with Curry Glaze, Grilled
Cumin- Crusted Tuna with Mango Habanero Salsa just to name a couple.
Route 20/35 at I-94
Kelsey's Steak House
Family dining, steaks cooked on open charcoal
grill, prime rib, seafood, hand cut steaks, banquet facilities.
7311 Mallard Ln.
Corner Hwy U.S. 30 & Hwy 49 Bypass,
5630 U.S. Hwy 6
Button Pizza Company
10033 Wicker Ave.,
Recently Remodeled (2010), Enjoy breakfast all day, lunch, dinner or
dessert in Lindo's family dining room. Banquet facility available.
Family operated in Michigan City for over 30 years
3940 S. Franklin
Livio's Restaurant & Bar (Italian) New 2006
(Reported to us by a diner "Very good food; family of Lorenzeti's
restaurant in Chicago Heights") American cuisines, steaks, seafood,
pizza, casual and fine dining available, wine and beer. Located in the
south end of Lake Central Plaza.
8267 Wicher Dr.,
Their Website Click Below:
Longhorn Steakhouse - New 2006
2345 90th St.,
fare, very good steaks)
Lucrezia Cafe and Catering is an elegant little
trattoria located just a stone's throw from the Indiana Dunes. The
restaurant features classic Italian and continental cuisine served in a
casual setting. The al fresco dining area is open, weather permitting.
Michael and Nada Karas welcome you to their cafe. Restaurant. Recent
specials included lentil soup with capacola ham; crab cakes appetizer
with saffron cream sauce; grilled pork chops in porcini mushroom sauce,
and spaghetti with veal meatballs in tomato-basil cream sauce. Lamb
shank braised in wine, onions and garlic is house specialty. No
428 South Calumet Road
Main Street Cafe
Here For More Main Street Cafe is known for their welcoming
atmosphere, extensive menu, and fabulous breakfasts. Main Street Cafe
recently renovated their restaurant. The menu at Main Street Cafe is
likely one of the most sizeable you've seen in your life, with its 300
plus offerings, including daily specials and soups.
111 North Main Street
Crown Point, IN
Gelsosomos Italian Eatery
Family dining with fast service and friendly
casual atmosphere. Mancino's are famous for their "Grinder," pasta,
pizza and salads. Open 7 days a week.
5184 Franklin St.
"I" Street Family Tavern
The "I" Street Family Tavern
opened it's doors in 1957 by the Peterson family. In 1969 the Peterson's
started the now famous "I" street All-U-Can Eat Fish Fry.
Currently the longes running in LaPorte. Presently owned by the Fritzen
family, "I" Street has strived to set themselves apart from
the Chain Restaurants by offering that certain personal touch that the
chains won't give you. In the 50 Plus years that "I" Street
has been operating, many thanigs have changed in the world. That's
exactly why they've stuck to their guns to offer a family atmosphere,
affordable prices, and a wait staff that cares. And, if that's not
comforting, I'm not sure what is.
1508 "I" Street
LaPorte, IN 46350
Maria Elena's Restaurant & Lounge
Italian, Mexican, American Cuisine
Come visit Maria Elena's Restaurant for lunch
or dinner. The enjoyment of authentic Mexican, Italian, and American
cuisine is the reason for our continued success in the neighborhood.
They prepare our food daily with the highest quality ingredients.
454 S. Greenwich St.,
Marti's Place -
The banks of the Kankakee
are blessed with a gem spot for those who know value as well as fine
restaurants. A riverside setting featuring fish and seafood as well as
steaks. Home-style flavors are more than just the soups. Attire is varied
from casual to formal and everyone is comfortable.
219-996-3363. (Don't hesitate to call for directions.)
17519 N. & 700 W.
(similar to Manheim Steamroller)
every Thursday night.
every Friday and Saturday nights.
You are invited for dinner, they offer outstanding cuisine and
service that will bring you back again and again. Try one of the chef's
daily specials, or a special Italian treat, homemade Ravioli or Gnocchi.
Live entertainment on weekends.
Keenan Baxter performing on smooth jazz
and classical jazz on keyboards in
the dining room,
1004 Calumet Ave.
Great American food, their "almost world
famous" cajun seafood chowder and Lake Michigan perch. The town's
best sports bar and their rooftop outside deck for a great lake view.
110 Franklin St
Max & Erma's
An American bistro...with a touch of Europe.
Enjoy candle lit,warm atmosphere displaying local artists'work. Jazz on
weekends. Locals and world travelers alike are drawn to Basil Long’s
international menu and dramatic surroundings. (Think: New York Soho
meets Pacific West Lodge.) Dinner entrees include pot roast with mashed
potatoes, topped with julienned carrots and zucchini, and sautéed fresh
herb-crusted swordfish with angel hair pasta and champagne sauce.
Homemade ice creams and sorbets. Waitstaff is knowledgeable, efficient.
Detailed descriptions of wines on extensive list. Large outdoor dining
area, weather permitting. Live entertainment on weekends.
Open at 5:00.
Merrillville Florist Shop & Tea Room
In-shop dining at a landmark full-service
florist and home store.
Light lunches and tea pastries,
all made on site, include "mile high" quiche and phyllo-wrapped chicken and broccoli
on wine sauce. Desserts include cobblers,
crepes and cheesecake. Florist open Mon-Sat 9 am- 5 pm; tea room open
Tues- Sat 11 am- 4 pm.
7005 Madison St.
Miller Bakery Cafe
Mi Ranchito Restaurant
Authentic Mexican cuisine in a newly-renovated
restaurant. Come join in the festivities. Have one of our tasty
appetizers, and an entree, seasoned to perfection, it will make you
believe you are in Old Mexico.
The calm & warm atmosphere. Specialty of
the house is the Fisherman's Platter (shrimp, scallops, ocean & lake
perch), Daily specials, Freshly made homemade bread served with diner.
Owned by Nikos Gardikiotes.
216 S. Broad St. (from expressway, south on
Cline to Main St., over 1 block to Broad St. & over the R.R. tracks
8101 Wicher Ave.,
fare, hearty home cooking, great log cabin decor, large building)
Old Style Inn
The Old Style Inn offers steaks, chops,
seafood, & more. This is a great place to celebrate special
occasions. Complete your meal with one of their great desserts or after
dinner drinks. Catering & Sunday banquet facilities available.
Old World Cafe
Daily specials with a variety of quiches and cream of chicken soup
available Monday, chicken salad and chicken or sausage gumbo on Tuesday
and "something different that is sure to please" on
you will find dilled egg salad with vegetable soup and
on Friday tuna salad with the tomato basil soup. Gourmet specialty
desserts are baked daily and sure to please. Stop in and get a cup of
their excellent coffee, cappuccino or latte and one of the rich desserts
Box lunches include sandwich, soup or salad and cookie from $7.95 per
person. A breakfast muffin box is available with a fruit cup and juice
for $5.75 per person.
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76 S. Washington St.
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
Italian food and atmosphere. Family dining.
After spedning some time in Italy, the Olive Garden restaurants and
culinary schools were established in Italy.
1900 Southlake Mall
(219)769-2479 Fax: (219)791-9192
Paparazzi's in Valparaiso- CLOSED
Family restaurant with full breakfast menu
including cold/hot club and croissant sandwiches suited for every taste.
Salad lovers selections, Athenian style entrées, and more.
Banquet facilities for up to 100.
Rts. 6 & 51 (Save-More plaza), Hobart or
U.S. 30 West of Rt. 41,
The Patio looks forward to having you and your friends spend an
enjoyable time and dining experience with us at the Patio.
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The Patio restaurant extends an
invitation to you to join us for Lunch, Dinner, or an enjoyable evening
in the lounge. The Patio is proud to be family owned and
managed since 1967. In these past 33 years. The Patio has served you the
finest dishes, provided you with superior service and made thousands of
banquets a special experience.
Pepper Jack's Grill & Bar
One of Northwest Indiana's best kept secrets.
Authentic Mexican cuisine, served in a relaxed atmosphere, you'll feel
right at home, serving the BEST Margaritas in town! Pepper Jack's wants
to prove that they're not the only Mexican restaurant - they are the
best. You won't believe the food is so good!
9318 Indianapolis Blvd.
Peggy Sue's Diner
117 South Calumet Road,
Chesterton, IN 46304,
50s style restaurant serving homemade food for breakfast and lunch.
Pepe's Mexican Restaurant
In Griffith at Pepe’s Restaurant,
every Fri, Sat & Sun Karaoke starting at 9pm. Delivery available
with minimum $15 order. Lounge open til 3am; Kitchen 1am. We serve
Mexican and American food.
222 E. Ridge Road
Pesto's Italian Restaurant
An Italian eatery, The family can gather
around the fountain or have an area to themselves for private parties
& special occasions. The air wafts of fine Italian garlic and pasta,
3123 Calumet Ave.
American dining at it’s best. You can’t miss at this comfy, kick
back and hang atmosphere. Paul LoDuca brings his booming
Chicago-style Adobo Grill to Valpo’s Pikk’s Tavern.
Indulge in the mouth-watering 32-oz Porterhouse or savory hickory-smoked
barbeque ribs. Full Bar. Part of Valpodining.
62 W. Lincolnway,
Casual dining in a country club atmosphere.
Portofino offers steak, seafood, & pasta. A full menu, lunch and
dinner. Relaxed country club setting for steak, seafood, pasta and
salads. Signature dishes include medallions of beef with Roquefort bleu
cheese sauce and fresh Dover sole finished in brown butter-lemon sauce.
3233 N. State Road, at Briar Leaf Golf Club
LaPorte , IN
Pump House Grill
on Hwy 20 CLOSED
Portillo's Hot Dog
- New 2006
good food, super Italian beefs, may know them from the Taste of
Chicago) Visit their website:
Red Rose Restaurant & Lounge
A Great Place on a Great Lake" Enjoy
country ambience and superbly prepared cuisine. From Prime Rib to Orange
Roughy will delight your pallet and save room for dessert!
444 Pine Lake Ave.
Porker's Tavern & Grill (NEW)
A favorite neighborhood restaurant with
neighborhood prices, fine food, and a cheery family atmosphere which
will keep you coming back. The menu has all the standard favorites, from
appetizers to Italian pastas, to chicken, steak and seafood. Have a
cocktail from the full-service bar and top off your meal with a
delightful dessert! Dinner is served after 4pm.
9400 Indianapolis Blvd.
Fine dining at its best with succulent prime
rib, excellent service and room for the entire group. Great for romantic
dinners, special occasions or important lunches.
4125 S. Franklin St.
Michigan City, IN
Round the Clock
Good food for your whole family in a warm,
909 W. Lincoln Hwy, U.S. 30 (just west of Rt.
1800 W. Lincoln Hwy, U.S. 30
A brief history of Sanfratello's. Joseph Sanfratello first opened the
doors to Sanfratello's in Glenwood in 1969. Sanfratello's was and
still is a family business opened to serve families. Through the years
our customers have come to expect that they be treated like family.
These are the kind of customers our business has grown from and these
are the customers we are targeting our business and future on. From modest beginnings of three tables we've grown to seat 320 people
at our original Glenwood location, we are also expanding with other
locations and are ranked among the top 500 independent restaurants in
2100 45th St.,
Highland, Indiana OR
1050 US Route 30
Savery Seafood & More,
Every Friday from
4pm-8pm, Seafood choices (Lake
Perch, Mediterranean Baked Cod, Mustard Pecan Tilapia, Seafood
Platter) Serbian specialties, CBS Combo, (fried chicken, Sirloin &
Saurkraut platter) Chicken piccata, Chicken Ceasar Saled, Homemade
soups, Children's menu, desserts, carry out and full bar.
Halls of St. George,
905 E. Joliet ST.,
Come enjoy a great meal for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with the best homemade food, served all day long, as well as full catering services.
The best breakfast in town, period.
Their Bakery Cafe Features the Following: Homemade Pastries, Soups, & Sandwiches • Daily Specials • Breakfast Served All Day
• Senior Menu for Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner • Patio Seating • Handicap Accessible
Hours: Monday – Friday, 5 a.m. – 8 p.m. • Saturday & Sunday, 5 a.m. – 3 p.m.
1050 Southpoint Circle
Svago Cafe, NEW !
! ! !
Swingbelly's nautical atmosphere is perfect for
the casual diner. Our menu offers an inspiring variety, but Swingbelly's
is known for their half-pound Swingbelly Burger.
103 S. Lake Ave.
Michigan City, IN
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Strongbow Inn enjoys a national reputation as
an outstanding restaurant and banquet center. With professionally
trained chefs commanding the kitchen and an experienced staff, Strongbow
offers an extensive menu, on-site bakery and a choice of banquet rooms,
2405 East US Highway 30
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It all began in Ireland. Continue the tradition at
T.J. Maloney's. The Spirits beckon you to join them for stories, pints,
music and more and toast to the spirit of the legend.
Star Plaza Route 30 & I-65
Tandoor - Cuisine of India
If you enjoy good Indian food you will savor
eating at Tandoor Cuisine of India! Enjoy the sensational entrees or the
Mixed Tandoori. Have a vegetarian specialty with your meal and finish
with a selection of Indian sweets.
1535 US 41
Temple Internet Espresso
Started as a
true "News Agency", handling magazines of the day and being the central
distribution point for newspapers in town, Temple has become a LaPorte
institution. Adding an old-fashioned soda fountain, gourmet coffees and
chocolates and espresso-based drinks has turned Temple into the oddest
conglomeration of taste sensations ever to hit LaPorte
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Located on Easy Street Located in Blue Chip
Casino. Formerly called Brio, this upscale steakhouse, recently
redecorated in rich colors and dark wood, features global cuisine. New
menu under development at press time. Call for hours. $$$$ 219-879-7711
2 Easy St.
Michigan City, IN
Relax, enjoy your favorite cocktail and the
finest meal and service that Teibel's can offer. Thank you for your
continued patronage and may your dining experience be a memorable one.
72 years have brought vast changes in Teibel's ways of life, and the
restaurant business has also changed. What has not changed, however, is
the spirit and desire of the Teibel family to provide their guests with
the finest quality of food and service.
US 30 & 41
Theos Steak & Seafood House
An elegant establishmet, decorated with
contemporary mediteranean & serves the very best seafood, aged prime
steaks and gourmet entrees. Early bird specials Mon-Fri 4-6pm, Sat-Sun
Noon-4pm, Banquet room.
9144 Indianapolis Blvd. (1 mile south of I-80/94)
Top Dog/Great Lakes Catering
Eat in, carry out or drive through for a
delicious "Chicago-style" Vienna hot dog. Fresh hand-patted
hamburgers and roasted chickens. Let us cater your next party.
701 Washington St.
Michigan City, IN
Chef/owner Mark Enzo Danesi, formerly of
critically acclaimed Dakotah’s restaurant in New Buffalo, opened this
popular spot in 1999. Variety of pastas, fresh fish, specialty pizzas
and steaks is among excellent Italian/American fare. Specials may
include veal piccata with angel hair pasta or broiled fresh sea scallops
with white wine butter. Beautifully painted trompe l’oeil walls and
simple seating create charming, informal ambience. Private dining room
601 Michigan Avenue
LaPorte , IN
Tea Room on Madison
You can enjoy the quiet, elegant atmosphere of
days gone by. Their food is prepared fresh daily on the premises,
including their delicious homemade desserts, so be sure to save room!
Stop in and visit their wedding and gift shop located next door. Closed
7005 Madison St. (next to
The Garden's warm, comfortable garden
atmosphere, for formal or family dining, provides the perfect backdrop
for a wonderful eating experience. The Garden's Filet Mignon, Sautéed Chicken Breast marsala, or Grilled Atlantic Salmon are just a part of
the tempting array of entrees from which to choose. Enjoy The Garden's
Star Salad Bar and delicious desserts. Located in the Radisson Hotel at
Star Plaza corner of I-65 and Hwy 30.
800 East 81st Ave. (The Radisson Hotel)
This is a completely renovated building off
set in Valparaiso in a cute neighborhood named Aberdeen. The owners are
the people that own and run Margarita's in Lynwood, IL. They are SUCH
hard workers and it shows. This is a beautiful upscale restaurant and
the food is following suit. It is a great, cozy and romantic
atmosphere, recently, the owner has hired true Italinan cook/chef(s)
210 Aberdeen Dr
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Tyler's Tender LLC
service family restaurant is the perfect blend of great food in a
While you are having a conversation with your spouse or friend, your
children can play with the interactive O-scale model train, or enjoy
being the engineer on our ride-on train. Be sure to bring your camera to
capture the smile on your little ones' faces when their food is
delivered to them at the counter on a model flat bed train car.
350 E. US 30
Ursuline's Kitchen (NEW)
Porter (Near Indiana Dunes)
With its dark and cozy atmosphere and mismatched linens and china,
Ursuline's looks like a little cafe in Paris or New Orleans. It's
an effect chef-owner Leslie Kotvasz has perfected at the restaurant. IN
the same traditions as the old Bon Femme, everything is still made
from scratch. The wonderful, hearty bread is baked in-house daily and
French onion soup ($4.95) remains on the menu. One can find items such
as "Crusts," a kind of quiche, Dirty Rice, Cajun Catfish, Crab
Cakes, Bouillabaisse, Po' Boys, Beef Beaujolais and more, plus daily
specials. Look for authentic New Orleans-style chicory
among the list of usual beverage suspects.
Desserts ($3.95 to $5.95)
include an awesome bread pudding. Soup-and-bread or
dessert-and-coffee-only orders are welcomed. Soup and salad specials on
Mondays. Pig and lamb every Saturday.
Thursdays is biker night with
appetizer specials. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through
Thursdays, until 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Entree's begin at $4.95
for lunch and $8.95 for dinner, and wine and Abita, a New Orleans
microbrew, and other beers are available.
20 W. 79th Ave., Merrillville
Regarded as the best barbecue house(s) in the
region. Find baby back
ribs, broiled steaks, and Eli's cheesecake for dessert. New Chesterton location open Mon- Sat 10 am- 11 pm, Sun noon- 10 pm..
361 Wagner Rd.
Wagner's Express NEW! in 2008
This is express restaurant in a casual family dining atmosphere. (Order
and pay at the counter when you walk in) Ribs, steaks, Burgers and
more. Non-smoking WIFI.
754 Indiana Boundary Rd..
NEW! in 2008
This is express restaurant in a casual
family dining atmosphere. (Order and pay at the counter when you walk
in) Ribs, steaks, Burgers and more. Non-smoking WIFI.
2310 LaPorte Ave.,
Ye Olde Benny's
Casual roadside American/Italian dining with a
menu that covers it
all: prime rib, steaks, fresh perch, shrimp scampi, pizza and hot
sandwiches. Original Italian family recipes include a popular
lasagna. Open for lunch Mon-Fri 11:30 am-4 pm;
dinner daily 4 pm-10pm. Opens noon Sun.
Winey Beach Cafe
Winey Beach Cafe is the perfect
tropical vacation escape for lunch or dinner. They offer variety of
Floribbean themed dishes, with the focus being fresh bright flavors.
Their side dishes are peas and rice and a fresh fruit salsa made daily.
While dining enjoy tropical drinks and beers and a wine list that
features Round Barn Wines from Michigan. Winey Beach Cafe a landmark in
Whiting since March 2005.
1350 - 119th St.,
ZaZa's Italian Restaurant (NEW!)
3534 Calumet Ave.,
Zodiac Lounge: (New in 2011)
Located in the Old
Historic district of Crown Point, Zodiac Cafe Lounge offers a unique
dining experience with of old world charm. Whether it be an afternoon
latte, an after work cocktail, summer evenings with friends, the Zodiac
offers an experience unmatched in the Region. Their menu is casually
constructed with a flair for the Mediterranen to encourage a relaxed and
shared atmosphere with cheese flights, their signature hummus plate, or
the "mountain" size portion of bruschetta, Crisp salads, Pizzas, and
unique collection of hot and cold sandwiches and weekly specials that
round out the menu making the Zodiac the perfect place for a friendly
get together for lunch or dinner.Home to the most diverse beverage
program in Northwest Indiana, Zodiac welcomes beer aficionados, wine
lovers, and cocktail lovers alike. They have an impressive collection of
hand crafted cocktails designed by our staff and craft beers from all
over the world.Offering a wide variety of entertainment for everyone,
from singer & songwriter nights, soulful house, local art shows, comedy
nights, wine and beer tastings.
113 N. Main Street