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Asparagus

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Bar, International, Asian, Thai, Asian fusion
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7876 Broadway, Merrillville, IN (Route 30)
219-794-0000
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Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Superfood lovers dream

Romantic and cozy atmosphere. Coconut Soup with tofu rocks! Selections for any taste, full bar including wine list, attentive staff, worth the drive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Tmshaffer
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Romantic and cozy atmosphere. Coconut Soup with tofu rocks! Selections for any taste, full bar including wine list, attentive staff, worth the drive.

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Highland Lake County, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Warm and friendly greetings. Good service. Varied menu choices. Tasty food repared to appeal to sight and palate.

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Having gone here before, we decided to return, particularly since we knew they advertised live jazz on the 3rd Saturday of the month. We called almost a week in advance and had a detailed conversation about our reservation (i.e., live music? what time starts? who is playing? can get a reservation in the bar area? time?) We specifically requested a... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Clean, bright, inviting with well prepared fresh dishes of authentic cuisine! I recommend you the avocado crispy rolls as an appetizer, and nutty chicken is excellent as meal. The ginger chicken is good but salty, the good part is it comes with white rice. Service is great.

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indianapolis
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Excellent service. Good sized portions and very good food, tasty and very well presented. Server was very helpful in explaining the menu items and the wine list.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This place is a GREAT option in this market and should be visited by anyone looking for innovative food and is ready for a culinary adventure! The Kumquat martini is awesome and the avocado rolls were outstanding. The best item I tried was the sesame encrusted ahi tuna...would go back for just that one item! My entree choice was a... More 

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Nice ambience, great food and excellent service. A gem off of the 'main strip' in Merrillville, Asparagus would make for a nice date or impressive business meeting. Interesting menu items, and a few things not listed. Ask about the chocolate egg rolls!

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Crown Point, IN
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Although the restaurant doesn't look 5-star the food is definitely top quality. We had the Thai Egg Rolls, Beef Pho, Herb Panko Crusted Chicken, and Five Spice Duck. Everything tasted extremely good except my mom thought her duck lacked flavor. We also ordered Thai Tea and Tiramisu. I've never had tea like that before - it was different and delightful.... More 

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Schererville, Indiana
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It probably was because I was there on a Saturday night that the restaurant was packed with a party of 20, another of 10, and another of 6 plus various other couples, but the service was extremely slow. We waited for 45 minutes for our first cocktail. I will say the wait staff was well informed about the menu and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

You simply cannot find anything like this in Northern Indiana. Travelled over an hour just for this and I would do it again. Wine list is simple but accessible. Food selection is vast but they need a large menu to cover the huge range of the Chef! She is simply amazing. Classics like 5-Spice Duck are perfectly executed. Young lamb... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7876 Broadway, Merrillville, IN
    (Route 30)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: 219-794-0000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Bar, International, Asian, Thai, Asian fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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