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1720 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-4502
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Ranked #1 of 120 Restaurants in Michigan City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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121 reviews 121 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Still the most expensive for lunch you will find, $23.00 for two lunch sandwiches and two bottle's of water. HOWEVER, it is one of the best you will ever eat, people friendly, atmosphere great, parking difficult but you won't be disappointed. The chicken salad sandwich was the best I have ever eaten. Very up beat atmosphere, happening place for lunch... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My wife and I wanted lunch after spending the morning at the outlet mall. However, we wanted something a bit healthier and tastier than the typical fare at such a mall. We found it here! It is just down the road from the mall. We found a parking spot on the street in front of the restaurant. It is a... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stopped on our way to northern Michigan and this place was fabulous! We arrived at 3:00 for a late lunch and they were happy to accommodate us. Food was fresh and tasty, wide menu of standards and new things. The pesto chicken sandwich was great, served with a side of fresh greens. We even sampled the avocado cheesecake. The... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

My mom told me about this lovely cafe. After years of not finding a good place to eat near the Outlet Mall, we finally found one! The food is great! I ordered the Cubano sandwich. The crusty bread was great! I enjoyed the dressed greens on the side as well. My mon ordered the 1/2 turkey club with a cup... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Small European style restaurant, with good variety of food, I think it is more Italian style. I could see there were a lot of regular customers visiting. The food tastes very good, I believe it is due to the generous amount of different types of seasoning and spices. We all enjoyed the food.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

This is actually the building of my Italian grandfather's liquor store back during the 1950s-1970s. My grandfather, grandmother and two aunts lived behind the store. Seeing it changed into an Italian sandwich shop would have made my grandfather proud!! Great atmosphere. Great people! Amazing food!!

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Champaign, Illinois
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99 reviews 99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

The menu is extensive! Which, I realize sometimes, means everything is average and variety is the goal. Not here! Every item, from our soup, bread, pasta, sandwich, greens, fresh fruit and bakery items was FABULOUS! I eat out a lot! And honestly, I ordered the Pasta dish "Pappardelle with Beef", and it was one of the most delicious things I... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Every time I eat here I am just delighted with my food. I try something new each time and I have never been disappointed. Save room for the homemade cheesecake! You won't regret it.

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Chicago, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Spent the day at the beach a few weeks ago and was looking for something quick, but not fast food. Saw this on Yelp and decided to give it a try. Absolutely delicious! Had the pork loin club, the bread was amazing, the pork tender, and the bacon crispy and plentiful. Side salad was slightly dressed with a light vinaigrette,... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Panini Panini has the freshest food in Michigan City with a huge variety of sandwiches, soups and salads. The owners themselves make and deliver your meal with the utmost professionalism. They offer European flare in their dishes as well as the simple grilled cheese.

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Additional Information about Panini Panini

Address: 1720 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-4502
Phone Number: 219-873-1720
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michigan City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: European, Coffee Shop

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