Indiana Dunes Country Dining & Nightlife

Scrumptious delights for every taste bud

Start your day sipping a perfect latte by the beach or digging into a hearty full breakfast. Enjoy a locally grown, seasonal menu in a contemporary atmosphere or grab a hot dog fully dressed with mouthwatering toppings. Treat your sweet tooth with a trip to one of our bakeries, dessert bars, cake shops or ice cream parlors. Drop in to a neighborhood hangout and savor a perfect burger, a juicy steak or a delectable seafood creation. Or discover flavors from further afield in one of our Chinese, Italian, French, Mexican, Japanese, Greek, Spanish or Indian restaurants. For the top 17 restaurants selected by Midwest Living, explore the Culinary Tour.

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Nicky's Gyros

6401 US Hwy. 20, Portage

Nicky's serves up gyros, burgers, hot dogs and other favorites.

T: (219) 850-4188

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Northside Diner

100 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton

This charming, 1950's-style country diner serves breakfast and lunch.

T: (219) 926-9040

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Northside Tap Bar & Grill

712 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso

Whether you are a long time resident of Valparaiso, a VU student, or are just...Read More

T: (219) 465-0885 | View Website

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Octave Grill

150 S. Calumet Rd., Chesterton

Located in the heart of downtown, Octave features gourmet burgers made with...Read More

T: (219) 395-8494 | View Website

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On the Roxx

2522 Portage Mall, Portage

Food, drinks, music, pool, darts, and featuring a variety of entertainment.

T: (219) 763-7300 | View Website

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Parea Restaurant & Lounge

69 S. Franklin St., Valparaiso

Parea specializes in steaks and seafood with Mediterranean influence. Enjoy...Read More

T: (219) 510-5428 | View Website

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Pat's Ice Cream Parlor

222 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso

This family owned and operated ice cream parlor has been in the same location...Read More

T: (219) 462-5613

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Pav's

642 N. Main St., Hebron

Cruise nights every Tuesday night 4-7pm, all summer. A wide variety of rides,...Read More

T: (219) 996-7287 | View Website

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Peggy Sue's Diner

117 S. Calumet Rd., Chesterton

A family diner where they live to have fun and sometimes can be loud. Good...Read More

T: (219) 926-8524