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Peggy Sue's Diner

American, Diner
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117 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2433
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were looking for a place to grab lunch not to far from the Dunes State Park. Peggy Sue's is a classic old school diner with good food and good service. Go for the grilled cheese and chicken noodle specials. The homemade chicken noodle soup is delicious and the sweet potato fries are also pretty tasty.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dyer, Indiana
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went to this diner for lunch. After she ordered blueberry pancakes and I ordered a reuben sandwich, we waited 47 minutes for our food. To be fair, it was hot but my sandwich had NO thousand island or Russian dressing. One half was corned beef with sauerkraut while the other half was just sauerkraut on bread.... More 

Thank willie35
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We used restaurants near us and found a different diner. It wasn't opened and we saw Peggy Sue's. It is a very nice place. We had breakfast which was yummy and good priced. You could tell lots of locals ate there. I would say if we lived close we would definitely frequent it often. We love little ma and pa... More 

Thank Dawn M
Hebron, Kentucky
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Interesting little old place right on the corner near the railroad tracks. Traditional breakfast items on the menu, and some pretty original ones too. Huge murals on the inside and outside walls - see who you recognize.... Marilyn, Dino, Buddy Holly, and oh, so many more!

Thank Kat K
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy here. Located right in downtown Chesterton - you can rub elbows with the locals if you're so inclined. Basic menu of average quality. Really nice staff. You go this restaurant for the convenience ... take a walk across the street after eating, around the park and sit in the band shell just for fun!

Thank billnlindamorgan
Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We love to find Lil family hole in the wall restaurants and this is a find. Yummy lunch. Everyone ate all the food. Cute Lil restaurant. Definitely will be back on our next trip

Thank Jaime H
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful old fashioned breakfast with friends. So good that while my family was camping at the Indiana Dunes for the weekend we skipped making a campfire breakfast and headed into town for a Peggy Sue Breakfast!

Thank Queenmamalisa
Auburndale, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Food is very, service is ok, but bathroom needs a cleaning. You dont get your money's worth here. I would definitely check other diners in the area

Thank Teresa C
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466 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

It was very crowded on Saturday morning when nearby European Market has its location. When I got there there were 2 tables available but no chairs (!?). Eventually I got a chair. Server show up quickly but the menu was very dirty. Food I order was just average. Although my waitress was very very nice and helpful (considering she didn't... More 

Thank Anna G
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

My husband and I went here for breakfast. food ok and price ok but place was dirty. Will not go back.

Thank Susan E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton

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