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Santiago's Mexican Restaurant

124 Lincoln St, Porter, IN 46304
219-926-6518
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Ranked #3 of 6 Restaurants in Porter
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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Portage, Indiana
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75 reviews 75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The family and I were looking for a good Mexican place last Sunday and honestly didn't feel like the usual two we visit in Valpo. After a quick search on Trip Advisor we found Santiagos and since it was sort of on our way home, we decided to give it a shot. The chips are different, they serve half corn... More 

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Porter, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a great place to get real Mexican food. Very good price. The chips and salsa are homemade. I have never had a bad meal there. A great go to place when you want Mexican food.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We showed up at a time when there was literally 4 people in the restaurant. It took 10 minutes for the waiter to bring chips and salsa. We then were asked what we wanted to eat before we even had drinks. We then received our drinks and then we ordered apps and got them 20 minutes later. The apps were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We arrived around 6:30 and were seated fine. 15 minutes later we were served chips and salsa. We ate the chips and when they were gone, another 20 minutes, we decided to leave. No one ever took our order! We were the only people in the section so I know they weren't too busy! What a disappointment and embarrassing situation!... More 

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Chesterton, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

After reading the great reviews and recommendations of from a good friend me and my wife decided to give it a try. A huge disappointment followed. I am prior military and traveled all over and now travel a lot for work and get to taste food from all over. To start with service was lacking. We entered and waited to... More 

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Portage, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We tried Santiago's after hearing great things about it from a lot of locals. They have 2 kinds of chips for the homemade salsa that are excellent. I get a chicken burrito, my husband usually get steak something, and my daughter loves the pork. IF you can finish your meal, you leave stuffed. We almost always have left overs for... More 

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My husband and I and our three kids ate here while visiting the Dunes. I had the pork chimichanga and it was excellent. The pork was very flavorful but their chips and salsa stole the show. The chips were crunchy and better than any I've ever had. My son had the quesadilla and loved it. We all agreed we would... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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215 reviews 215 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

If your passing through this area east of the big city, Chicago, on your way north or south get off the big road and head in to downtown, Old Porter for a Mexican treat. Their flour tortilla chips are fantastic along with their home made salsa. I choose their pablano chili rellenos, my favorite Tex-Mex dish. I was not disappointed,... More 

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Crown Point, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Nice place to stop after spending the day at the beach! food is good and so was the service, prices aren't bad either

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Porter, Indiana
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3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I think the food is terrific, it comes quickly, and the atmosphere of this Mexican restaurant is festive and fun. It is inexpensive and the salsa is fantastic. I always get a carton to take home too.

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Additional Information about Santiago's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 124 Lincoln St, Porter, IN 46304
Phone Number: 219-926-6518
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Porter
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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