We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Peggy Sue's Diner

American, Diner
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
117 South Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN 46304
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 40: English reviews
Level Contributor
23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Level Contributor
3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Level Contributor
430 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Level Contributor
23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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
Orion, MI
Level Contributor
37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The menu listed a large variety of foods to choose from and the food was good. The décor was auto-related and my brother-in-law enjoyed the car logo plaques on the walls. The diner needs a good cleaning including the menus and condiments on the table and a few furniture fixes.

Thank DaveDutton
Crestwood, Illinois
Level Contributor
91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

old fashion diner in the heart of downtown Chesterton,,closes at 3p.m. breakfast lunch sandwiches are all served cant go wrong here with old license plates on the wall w/old car photo's.

Thank Joseph I
Level Contributor
31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

It's a diner. Diner food, diner decor, employee owned restaurant. We were three adults but it is definitely a family friendly restaurant. We ordered Italian beef (really a French dip), omelette and pork sandwich. Since it is only open until 3pm, it's probably known more for its breakfast. We dined for lunch. My hesitation on 4 stars is the floor... More 

Thank Littmar
Chesterton, IN
Level Contributor
64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The food here is quite good, and quite plentiful. The place needs a cosmetic overhaul as it looks as if nothing's been replaced or fixed since the Eisenhower administration. Go for the food and wear blinders for everything else.

Thank Michael B
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I had the burger because I read on TripAdvisor that they were handmade which are usually pretty good. It was a very good burger, reasonably priced. I had the tater tots which were okay - your basic tater tots. I was disappointed because I wanted a shake to go with the burger, but they were out of ice cream, which... More 

Thank irishiz5
Savoy, Illinois
Level Contributor
46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

We went for breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed our choice - the Omelet bowl. Service was great and our food was out to us quickly. All in all it was good small town atmosphere and great food.

Thank mdively

Travelers who viewed Peggy Sue's Diner also viewed


Been to Peggy Sue's Diner? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 South Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN 46304
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Peggy Sue's Diner staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?