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225 South Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN 46304-2448, Chesterton, IN 46304
219-926-5552
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
This is a duplicate listing for Popolano's

This is a duplicate listing for Popolano's...which is amazing and has the best pizza ever. You should remove this listing as it might be confusing for people trying to navigate to this restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
Kaitii B
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
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101 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is a duplicate listing for Popolano's...which is amazing and has the best pizza ever. You should remove this listing as it might be confusing for people trying to navigate to this restaurant.

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Chesterton, Indiana
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This was my favorite restaurant for more than twenty years, sadly no longer. A group of us were there in August, ate outside, they had great service, great food! Today, the service stunk very slow waitress, and the food wasn't very good at all. If it was just the service, it would be a bad waitress, but when the food... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I went to their new location "Sequel by Popolanos" in Michigan City for a late Saturday lunch shortly after they opened. My party included, there were 8 patrons in the building. Service was SLOW. They burned the pizza and had to remake it. I ordered a pasta dish that was delivered without pasta. When it was brought up to our... More 

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Chesterton, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This smaller hometown eatery offers fresh pasta meals. They have an outdoor patio and a quaint bar area inside. The pot roast, lemon chicken scallopini and the Bus Tour are our favorites. Sometimes service can be slow, but the wait is worth it. They also have a kids menu.

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Huntington, Indiana
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We really enjoyed our meal here. We came on a Saturday night and had to wait just a short time for a table. Service was friendly, the atmosphere warm, and they were fast about bringing out our bread and starters. We both enjoyed our entrees, which were large portions--enough that we both asked to take our leftovers with us. The... More 

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Bequia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Lovely outdoor seating and comfortable nice booths inside. Food is yummy. Try their pot roast....always good...just like Grandma's :) You can depend on everything being tasty. Drinks are sometimes a little light but when we complained they refilled.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

An enjoyable place to dine after shopping in Chesterton. nice variety with their own little twist. I love dining outside on a warm summer night specially when they have entertainment.

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Chesterton, Indiana
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had a party of eight that set outside for lunch. Everyone chose different entrees and were happy with their meal. I would definitely recommend this place.

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NW Indiana
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Nice restaurant with indoor/outdoor reasonable dining & simple ambiance just south of downtown Chesterton on the main road. Attendant & friendly wait staff & good food. We had their pot roast specialty, which included a salad, & it was delicious. Dinner for two & one glass of good house wine plus tip &44.00. Four & a half stars. If weather... More 

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Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The food was just OK but the sparkling wine was flat. I asked for another glass and got the same thing. Next I asked the bartender to see the bottle. It was half empty! She just poured another glass from the same bottle after I said it was flat. After that I said I'll just take our check and obviously... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 225 South Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN 46304-2448, Chesterton, IN 46304
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton
  • Phone Number: 219-926-5552

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?