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Pestos Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

3123 Calumet Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383
219 462 0993
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Ranked #18 of 130 Restaurants in Valparaiso
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hammond, Indiana, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I had the lobster ravioli with lemon cream/dill sauce. WAY too much lemon. it would have been better with maybe alfredo. ANother in our party had the seafood alfredo and she said it was good, but not sure if she was just being polite because she was invited out. It DID look good, though. The breaksticks with alfredo dipping sauce... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Pesto's Italian Restaurant and Catering is open Mon-Sun 11am-10pm, providing a large variety of dishes (not just Italian), and at good prices. Interior is very comfortable with a nice ambiance. All areas are very clean. Service is great! Conveniently located on NW side of Valparaiso at 3123 Calumet, with ample parking.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

fantastic pastas, great wine list and very good specials! also have a buffet if you want to try a lot of things-good seafood dishes!!! some of the BEST desserts i've ever had!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

We visit Pesto's every Tuesday after my one year old son's swim lessons at the YMCA. Last week, a child at a table near us was unruly, loud, and annoying. The parents did nothing to correct the problem. This week JoAnn, the owner, sat my family in a completely empty and segregated area of the restaurant & we were treated... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Love Pesto's...very nice servers,very nice menu,love the vast selections of pastas, calzones, vodka chicken,bread and salad...always fresh...go to place...hate the "din" tho...(eat in the bar for quieter time)

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Hobart, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My family and I came in for the wednesday night buffet and were very pleased! We were able to accommodate everyone's wants and needs with all of the great options. We will be back! Thank you!

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

When we want italian food, we go see JoAnn and her staff. Great service, excellent food. The alfredo is the best around and the bread sticks are a meal in themselves. Special dishes all the time and the Wed nite buffet for under $13 - oh my!!

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Costa Mesa, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Totally unexpected from a buffet of Italian dishes. The Cajun-style Mahi-Mahi was perfectly prepared, the Chicken Parm was excellent, Spinach Tortellini must have been homemade, the Sausage Fra Diavlo over penne pasta was mangia, even the Chocolate-Bread Pudding was to top it all off. The owner and chef deserve MY business again... too bad I'm just passing through. Living in... More 

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Walkerton, Indiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I were trying out different restaurants in the Valpo area. The location was a little out of the way, but not hard to find. I was surprised to find the restaurant in what seemed to be the middle of a parking lot. I was pleasantly surprised when I entered at the quaint ambiance. The lighting was right... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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70 reviews 70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Valparaiso's downtown restaurants get and, in most cases deserve, the raves they've been receiving. Meanwhile, Pesto's, on Valparaiso's north side, continues to provide a nice selection of Italian cuisine, well prepared, well served, in a nice setting.One thing that they offer is that one can "customize" a dish with substitutions of a different sauce on an entree. The reasonable prices... More 

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Additional Information about Pestos Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Address: 3123 Calumet Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone Number: 219 462 0993
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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