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Octave Grill

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137 South Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN 46304
+1 219-395-8494
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, Great stop, Right off of freeway

One of the best burgers I have ever had. I had the one with a onion ring and mushrooms and goat cheese. The sweet potato tator tots were to die for. Service was good. Restaurant is small, great decor, and great beer selection. Everyone enjoyed their meal. The desert was a grilled pound cake and was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Spokane, Washington
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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

One of the best burgers I have ever had. I had the one with a onion ring and mushrooms and goat cheese. The sweet potato tator tots were to die for. Service was good. Restaurant is small, great decor, and great beer selection. Everyone enjoyed their meal. The desert was a grilled pound cake and was amazing.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We make sure to stop at Octave Grill at least once a month. My husband enjoys the wide variety of craft brews and trying the burger of the month. I personally feel that there isn't a restaurant that comes close to a burger this good. Their ingredients are really fresh and I love getting a salad as a side because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Our party of 7 didn't have to wait that long and they were cool with letting us squeeze into a tiny table. Our food was amazing and the desserts were gone in a split second. While we waited we sampled the wine at the wine bar a couple doors down. It was a great night in downtown Chesterton.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The best burgers around!! Homemade tater tots are amazing as well. Small, really small dining area but so worth the wait! Tried the walleye last time, it was just okay. I'll be ordering the burger again next time.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Stopped by here as we were in the area and the reviews were good. We ordered the humus to start which was lovely, then we had a Hamburgesa Burger and a Panko Chicken burger with Sweet Potato Tots & Coleslaw - ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS!! The beef burger was cooked perfectly, the chicken was crispy but not dry. The buns were sweet... More 

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Orlando, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Incredibly small place which is really a trip compared to the bazillion huge chain restaurants that are besmirching our planet. Love it. They will probably be slammed...not to worry. Drop in, put in your name and go up/down the street for a stroll or a brewski (several places near) while you wait. They'll text you when it's time to come... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Grass fed beef burgers with creative toppings. My husband says his Clawhammer burger, which included goat cheese and beer battered onions was the best burger ever. They have tater tots!!! I got the sweet potato tots with honey mustard dip. Yes. Do it. It is not a large restaurant or a large selection. But it is so worth it.

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Porter, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Octave is a hidden gem in a quaint small downtown setting. The restaurant is small and only seats 25-30 at a time. However, it is well managed. They'll take your name and text you when your table is available. The focus is on the food not the place. It is primarily a burger place but does have other options. They... More 

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DeKalb, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This place is great! Everything from the food, service, beer, atmosphere, and price was great. My wife and I both had the best burgers we've ever eaten. They are made with grass fed beef and the combinations they have are crazy good! Beer selection is small, but good. Our service was great. I would recommend getting there early, however, as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We had heard about Octave Grill from TripAdvisor and after reading the positive reviews, we had to experience it on our own. Simply put, THE MOST UNIQUE AND BEST BURGERS we have ever tasted. They were well cooked with the freshest ingredients, The unique topping combinations were beyond tasty. The service was excellent----friendly and personable. We will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 137 South Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN 46304
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton
  • Phone Number: +1 219-395-8494

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 14
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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