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Cafe Fondue

French, Swiss, International, European, Fondue
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281 W 80th Pl, Merrillville, IN 46410-5431
219-793-1511
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wow. Great service

Never been to a fondue restaurant before and this was great experience. Owner and staff went out of their way to make us feel welcomed and appreciated. Food was good. Not sure if I am a fondue fan but great experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
Walter S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Never been to a fondue restaurant before and this was great experience. Owner and staff went out of their way to make us feel welcomed and appreciated. Food was good. Not sure if I am a fondue fan but great experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Great service and delightful atmosphere. The hostesses were gracious and polite. The place was clean and our table was beautifully set. The hostess took time to explain the process of fondue which was very interesting. Cooking your own food in this manner was fun. The food tasted great! Thank you for a wonderful evening. I will definitely visit again. My... More 

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Merrillville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It's not just a meal but a dining experience. The owner makes your visit personal. The food is great but the chocolate fondue with fruit is the perfect topper.

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Hammond, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great service and very nice people love the chocolate I think it was the owner she was great brought us stuff to try and also made up a togo container for my daughter who was not with us with cake and fruit and some chocolate on the side I will definitely be going back for the chocolate u have to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This place is a hidden gem! Love the food, super clean, super nice servers just an overall ten in my book! I will be back very soon with the family!

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I'm sad to rate this restaurant so low but neither my wife or I were very impressed. This was our third visit in the last couple of years and I don't think we will ever go back. We love the whole fondue dinning idea but the price to dine here just doesn't match the quality of food or service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Very unique, beautiful restaurant. Service was excellent, and prompt. Unlike any other fondue restaurant in Chicago, this is an authentic European restaurant. The food was very fresh and dessert was amazing! The owner of the restaurant was very caring to customers. My fiancé and I had a great time here. Can't wait to come back.

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I can't say enough GREAT things about this place! The service was Fabulous! The food was Excellent! It was such a relaxing and wonderful dining experience! The owner was walking around talking with all of us and making sure everything was perfect! Our server was so friendly and informative! Parents out there go here for date night, you will be... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Fondu is an experience. Eat with friends nice bottle of wine and a slow paced not hurried adventure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We come about once a month and have been doing so for 15 plus years. The experience is wonderful. Our son has been a regular since he was 2 yrs old. Although it is fine dining, children are accommodated quite well. This is the location where you can sit as a family and get reacquainted while enjoying the "fondue experience".... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 281 W 80th Pl, Merrillville, IN 46410-5431
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: 219-793-1511

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Swiss, International, European, Fondue
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 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?