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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: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 57
    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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Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We have gone to Pesto's for date night, Wednesday's buffet with our family of four, meeting friends out, and even used their party rooms a couple times. We have always been impressed with the delicious food and fantastic service. Pesto's is one of our favorites for sure!!

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Food is always great. Best restaurant in valpo. Chicken parm is the best. The prices are a little high but the food is worth it.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Fabulous Chicken Vodka. Chicken cooked perfectly in an outstanding sauce. Bread was warm and wonderful. Great service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We were in love with this restaurant! I would give it a 10 if I could. Food was amazing, staff was kind and accommodating. I would recommend anyone who visits to try Pestos!

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houston
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

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

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?