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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 - 9:00 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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 34
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 5
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, Good atmosphere

The restaurant has some character inside with a pleasant decor. The food is good, we had a Sunday buffet.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
BobStep
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Radcliff
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

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

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Valparaiso, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

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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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The restaurant has some character inside with a pleasant decor. The food is good, we had a Sunday buffet.

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Dallas, Georgia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The food was decent - not great. We ate here trying to find a place to have a wedding rehearsal dinner. We tried many different main dishes We will keep looking.

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West Terre Haute, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have eaten here twice, both meals were great. I had Vodka Chicken the last time there, I recommend it!!

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Went with friends. Salads and warm bread were great. My wife had the Pesto Salmon. Said it was very good and the small taste I got confirmed that. One of our friends got the Blackened Salmon which looked great. I had the Chicken Marsala which was very good. Service was very good, as well. They also have a great Wednesday... More 

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

We always know what to expect when we visit Pesto's, delicious food and great service! This past visit I was especially pleased with the bus service. The young gentlemen offered to take my salad plate and I had left my knife on the plate. Our food came right after he took our salad plates and before I could ask the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Pestos has an authentic homey feel yet food that rivals any Chicago restaurant. Outstanding service but reservations are recommended esp on weekends snd Wednesdays for pasta buffet. Affordable prices and lots of selection. Generous portions include salad or soup..and bread with oil.

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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: Special occasions, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?