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Asparagus

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7876 Broadway, Merrillville, IN (Route 30)
219-794-0000
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Dyer, IN
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Red curry excellent and pad Thai awesome! Great service and suggestions on cocktails. Will return to try more dishes, as the menu is varied. Overall, wonderful experience

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Thank maygirls
Hammond
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been a customer of Asparagus since they opened but I didn't expect the prices to go up so drastically in a short period of time. Example of some favorite dishes of mine: Thai egg rolls went from $4.95 to $6.00, Sesame Chicken $14.95 to $20.00, Thai fried rice with chicken $9.95 to $15.95. The portions haven't changed but... More 

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food. I had Vietnamese spring rolls (not what I am used to--the dipping sauce was warm with whole peanuts--but tasty nevertheless) then "luxury clay pot" --- Flavor!---sea bass, scallops, shrimp in a carmelized broth with rice and a lightly vinegared slaw on the side. Cleaned the plate. Very pleasant cucumber martini to start. Ate at the bar. Bartender was... More 

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Thank goodhead14
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've come here on several occasions and I can say that the food is consistently tasty snd the service consistently good . Be warned however that if you like your satay like I do and start ordering those in addition to your main course, it can get pricey .

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Thank Johnny A
BD3856
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us went to dinner at Asparagus on a Friday night. We were seated within one minute. Our server was pleasant and very knowledgeable about the menu. With his help, ordering was very easy. The food was served promptly. The portions are HUGE. We over-ordered...each dish could have served two people. Our food was delicious. The prices are a... More 

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Thank BD3856
Lake Station, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Ate dinner with my family and was very happy with the friendly service and the food was amazing. The waiter was very nice.

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Barrington, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

As I am starting to write about my visit I see the recent reviews showing up to my right. One says TTTTTerible, the other one Overpriced below average Chinese buffet style food. They must have mixed up their dinner place they commented on. I travel a lot, mainly to big cities and enjoy always a good meal. This place ranks... More 

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munster, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Merrillville is not my first choice for fine dining but Asparagus is a first rate Asian fusion restaurant nevertheless. Their menu offers a large choice of appetizers and entrees as well as a good wine list. Ambiance is good, service is friendly and attentive, and the prices are reasonable. Reservations are generally advisable.

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Thank KarenInMunsterIN
Chicago, Illinois
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247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

TripAdvisor failed me big time on this place! We were seated early at 5 pm and forgotten. We had to go to front desk and ask for a server. My fiancé ordered their Asparagus plate because it had Bok Choy. They lied. It didn't. We waited another 10 minutes for waitress to return. She said she would get the Bok... More 

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Saint John, Indiana
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We went to this restaurant when it just opened and their food as well as the service were better than now. The won ton soup was absolutely tasteless. The service was so slow and terrible at the same time. We ordered seabass which was not only very small but saggy and flavorless. I cant believe they get away with charging... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Bar, International, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7876 Broadway, Merrillville, IN
    (Route 30)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: 219-794-0000

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