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Dog Days Ice Cream Parlor

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119 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304
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2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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La Porte, Indiana
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Old-fashioned atmosphere and service. Just the right place for the summer ice cream treat. And it's not all about kids, but it's great to take the kids. Fantastic owners!

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Thank Franster48
Valparaiso, Indiana
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, old school ice cream shop. They have a good selection of ice cream, gelato and milk free ice cream. The service is very friendly. Good place to go for a treat.

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Thank Nixon3
Chicago
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425 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very happy to stop by this ice-cream parlor not only because they have a large selection of delicious ice-creams but also because the owner turned out to be partially Polish. So because I am Polish I got to talk to him about some of the "artifacts" he proudly displayed on parlor walls. I live when people are proud... More 

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Thank Anna G
Chesterton, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place! Delicious one of a kind flavors. Fun environment and a friendly staff. They let you sample anything. Be sure to try "heaps of love".

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Thank nayrsiem
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful ice cream shop in downtown Chesterton that has premium ice cream and gelato available, the owner is very friendly and helpful

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Thank Sheila G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of flavors to choose from. Easy to find, plenty of parking on the park side. Cute deco inside. Fast friendly service. Delicious!

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Thank Terri B
Orlando, FL
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Right down town. Park across the street for the kids to run off some energy after a cone or cup. This place has a nice old, comfortable feel. Go ahead, stop in and get a cup/cone or splurge for the waffle cone (I did).

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Thank likeparty
Chesterton, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong stopping at dog days for ice cream! Whether you take it to go, and stroll around Thomas Centennial Park, or stay to enjoy your treat in the vintage booths, Dog Days is always a special treat. The owner is a truly nice guy who always greets us like friends. This place is a real gem in... More 

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Thank HeidiP319
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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721 reviews
545 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Yep, this is a good stop. Lots of flavors to choose from and all look delicious. Service was friendly and efficient. The location looked good.

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Thank Denny B
Crestwood, Illinois
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91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

serve up hand made ice cream at an old time soda fountain in a nice relaxing place on a hot summer afternoon while shopping the European Market on Saturday in downtown Chesterton.

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Thank Joseph I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton

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