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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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

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Pesto's Italian Restaurant & Catering

3123 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso

A Valparaiso tradition. Authentic Italian entrees and desserts, full bar, great...Read More

T: (219) 462-0993 | View Website

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Phil-B's Cafe

908 Roosevelt Rd., #E, Valparaiso

A popular place to enjoy breakfast or lunch.

T: (219) 548-3100 | View Website

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Pikk's Tavern

62 W. Lincolnway, Valparaiso

This one-of-a-kind restaurant, built to resemble a 1940s Chicago-style...Read More

T: (219) 476-7455 | View Website

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Pops and Grammy's at the Depot

104 Railroad St., Kouts

This cool, convenient location offers a delicious variety of gourmet desserts,...Read More

T: (219) 510-9194

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Portage House of Pancakes & Restaurant

5900 US Hwy. 6, Portage

Omelets, pancakes, crepes are among the breakfast favorites. Stop in for lunch...Read More

T: (219) 762-9588

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Prime Smoked Meats

55 University Dr., Ste. 100, Valparaiso

Since the early 1900s...The story has it that Great Grandpa Joseph Pelzel was...Read More

T: (219) 242-8761 | View Website

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Quaker Steak & Lube

6245 Ameriplex Dr., Portage

This restaurant has one very simple goal: to get you recharged and having fun....Read More

T: (219) 706-6200 | View Website

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Radius

15 Lincolnway, Valparaiso

Featuring a gourmet burger and sandwich menu, alongside refreshing and...Read More

T: (219) 299-2551 | View Website

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Red Carpet Lounge

6481 Melton Rd., Portage

This bar serves up tacos and steak sandwiches.

T: (219) 762-7485