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771 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5538
219-794-9464
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Bar scene
Large groups

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  • 5
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  • 8
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  • 1
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Unreal good

The food was just too good to be a Hooters but how pleasant it was to know that you were at Hooters. The other Chicagoland Hooters should use this locations food service as the standard. Bri provided great service with a smile. Ken came around and made us feel very welcome and invited us to come... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
SBM68
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Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chicago, Illinois
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

The food was just too good to be a Hooters but how pleasant it was to know that you were at Hooters. The other Chicagoland Hooters should use this locations food service as the standard. Bri provided great service with a smile. Ken came around and made us feel very welcome and invited us to come back. We definitely will... More 

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Hobart, Indiana
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Recently stopped at Hooters in Merrillville on a Saturday afternoon. Heard they had great burgers and deep fried pickles so, I tried them both. Establishment was busy because of the upcoming Christmas holiday. We were seated in an area that wasn't quiet as noisy as the central dining area. Our greeter was pleasant. Food was ordered and the fries came... More 

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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 4, 2014

The title says it all, if you're a hillbilly looking for greasy food, this is your place to park it, otherwise move on down the road to Outback.

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Bonny Town, Rivers, Nigeria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Enjoyed the Buffalo wings here, it was very tasty and its also a good place to have a beer and watch football. The reputation of the hostess speaks for itself :)

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I stopped here for dinner on a Monday night. It was a bit busy but not too crowded. We were seated right away. Being in the restaurant business myself, I'm not a big complainer because I understand how tough it can be, but our server frankly sucked. She didn't have a smile and barely talked to us... More 

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Merrillville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This was the slowest hooters I have ever ate at. Seriously. I came in with 4 friends to eat around 9:30pm on Saturday night. I was thinking we were going to get in and out just by the number of empty table that available. We sat down, led by our waitress. We all ordered drinks and one beer. The beer... More 

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Big Lake, Minnesota
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We went here because the one in North Dakota, this one was dirty, worn out, and just bad. Our service was slow and bad, my order was screwed up and we saw no help on the bill. Pass on this place and eat elsewhere.

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Franklin, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Good service and food was good. Like all hooters it's pricey for a wing place. However, guess paying for scenery as well.

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Indiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

it was very clean and the service was excellent. Our fries were cold but I have never had hot fries from any Hooters location. Our other food was excellent and drinks were good as well. I would go back again I love Hooters.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

great service, she was fast with our orders and our cups were always full. the husband and i love it here. its definitley not my favorite hooters but its pretty close.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 771 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5538
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: 219-794-9464

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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