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1720 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-4502
219-873-1720
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Ranked #1 of 120 Restaurants in Michigan City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
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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English first
Michigan City, Indiana
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

exceptional food, many choices, friendly service, central location. What's not to like, here? if you haven't gone to Panini Panini you really don't know what you are missing.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Food was out of this world delicious. I had the tuna sandwich and french onion soup and creme brulee for dessert!! Staff was so friendly and helpful. It's a must try! Total meal was 14.50 but oh so worth it.

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West Chester, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great spot for homemade food, and a non-chain atmosphere and vibe. Chicken pesto panini was awesome, just the right balance of flavors. Nicely complemented by the small salad and cantaloupe. My sister had the curry chicken salad sandwich and that looked awesome also.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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126 reviews 126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
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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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109 reviews 109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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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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