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Valley Kitchen & Bar

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55 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5656
219-531-8888
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    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
Local Organic Food

Valley still is one of my favorite restaurants in Valpo. The staff is friendly, the bartender skilled and able to produce great coctails and the food is delicious. I went for the soup of the day, a lentil mushroom soup which was served in a cup and was only $2 as I skipped the house salad that came... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Raymond L
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Valley still is one of my favorite restaurants in Valpo. The staff is friendly, the bartender skilled and able to produce great coctails and the food is delicious. I went for the soup of the day, a lentil mushroom soup which was served in a cup and was only $2 as I skipped the house salad that came with the... More 

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union mills indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Four of us ate at Valley last night and the food was simply great. Started with fried pickles and we were presented with a bowl of lightly breaded goodies. Way more than expected. Two in our party had the ravioli, wonderful flavor, and I chose the special, rib eye. Probably the best steak I've ever had. Thank you Valley, for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a wonderful farm to table restaurant. Owned by a wonderful young couple, they strive to serve fresh, innovative dishes. We eat here weekly, and you really cannot order anything that is not delicious.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Took my girlfriend from out of town there on a whim. I had never been there and we like to try new things, that is until we visited there and now when she comes into town that's the first place she wants to go!!! Love the staff and the food is amazing! Always changing menu and nothing has been a... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana, Usa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is upscale comfort food. It's farm to table, so the food is very fresh. I like the laid back atmosphere that makes it a place you can go to anytime. My husband and I especially like to sit at the kitchen bar and watch the food being prepared.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Valley Kitchen is great in concept but leaves much to be desired. The menu is small and the descriptions do not match the outcome. I realize that locally grown food comes with a high price tag but I didn't realize it would mean being served flavorless food. The best thing about our meal were the tempura fries pickles. Portions are... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Valley is very easy to find, on the east side of the Valparaiso courthouse square. We arrived about 6 pm on a Friday night, and shortly thereafter the place became very busy. I would suggest reservations. The food portions were very large and very good - you get what you pay for! We both had the country pork chop, which... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Farm to table, everything is locally bought and fresh. Somewhat pricey, but the taste makes it worth every penny. Very small menu, but everything has so much flavor and tastes great, even food I typically wouldn't eat. Many beers from local breweries as well.

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Chesterton, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Its a really nice place for a meal... only down side is the menu is very small and when it changes it's usually just an ingredient or two... Beer selection is pretty good...

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I go to this establishment regularly for microbrew mondays to grab a drink and appetizer. I am always impressed with the food and their well-selected drink options! I also meet friends and family there for dinner occasionally. The chef always has some amazing options prepared!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5656
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: 219-531-8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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