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Pestos Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

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3123 Calumet Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383
219 462 0993
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great buffet

I think their Wed buffet is one of the best deals in town, providing a nice variety of foods for many different tastes. They have a reasonable selection of beverages, although I would like to see an expanded draft beer choice. Good friendly service

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
David R
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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houston
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I am in town for business. I read reviews and opted for this venue. I ordered the $24 seafood special specifically because it listed asparagus yet no asparagus. Have you ever watched chopped? Leaving ingredients out is a big error. Let me know so I can make an informed decision as to my order - perhaps something with spinach. The... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Pestos catered our baptism celebration and really made this special day perfect. Art was extremely accommodating and simplified the process for me since I didn't know much about what I should order for the number of people attending. He walked me through the selections and we were thrilled with the service, delivery, and setup. The vodka chicken and breadsticks are... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is an average restaurant, by today's standards. Not upscale, but good basic Italian dishes, great pizza, a bit old-fashioned. Comfortable/casual, good place to go with larger groups.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I think their Wed buffet is one of the best deals in town, providing a nice variety of foods for many different tastes. They have a reasonable selection of beverages, although I would like to see an expanded draft beer choice. Good friendly service

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Valparaiso
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Wednesday is their buffet night. If you are going get there early as its get very busy after 5:30 pm. Good selection of Italian food (at least five different pizzas) Service was excellent. All in all a very good place to eat

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Dyer, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We have been there numerous times over the years and my wife and I agree this is the best place around. We have tried different appetizers and dinners and have never been disappointed. But the best dish is Vodka Chicken - tender chicken breast in a FABULOUS vodka sauce over pasta. It is the closest I have ever come to... More 

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Radcliff
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Family of 20 brunch everyone could find something they liked The servers gave us attention with the children very helpful

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Hobart, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Pestos is one of the best Italian restaurants I have had the pleasure of dining in. The menu changes seasonably, so there is always something new on the menu. The drinks are delicious and, seriously, I could live on their breadsticks.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very friendly, beautiful atmosphere, delicious food. great prices. All around good experience. I love going to Pestos!

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My friends and I had a wonderful meal and the service was great as well. Like to go there as often as I can, is one of those places I think about when I need some comfort food.

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3123 Calumet Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: 219 462 0993

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
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

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