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Panini Panini

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$$ - $$$
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1720 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-4502
+1 219-873-1720
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I couldn't believe the large variety on the menu for such a small place. The service was delightfully friendly, the food extremely tasty and the portions very large. This was the fist time my wife said, "We have to make sure we come back here" and she's a vegetarian. Get there early. The place gets packed at lunch time.

Thank philmatous
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a bistro the presentation is beautiful and the quality is delicious. You can't go wrong here. From the ride it looks tiny but once inside they warm you up with so much delicious food. Nice size servings.

Thank Linette G
Michigan City, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very unique place to have lunch. Get there early and then you may have to stand in line and wait, but you will find it well worth it. Unique sandwiches and homemade soups, as well as desserts made by a pastry chef. No one who goes there leaves disappointed.

Thank mamanach
Beverly Shores, Indiana
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous, fresh meals pour out of this tiny kitchen. Sandwiches served on planks are generous and creative. not only delicious but with creative flair. The owner may sneak you a pastry bite and will always offer a cool or hot drink. Don't miss this little jewel of Michigan City.

Thank juana s
Evanston, Illinois, United States
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a healthy, pleasant stop for lunch in Michigan City and found Panini Panini through the strong TripAdvisor reviews. Our expectations were high but as Chicagoans we're a bit spoiled with great restaurants. Panini Panini exceeded those. Per the picture, they have several large chalkboards with sandwiches, pastas, soups, a few burgers, and several entrees that look... More 

Thank John S
Michigan City, Indiana
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

the food is good the staff friendly and the large windows create on openness and enjoyable dining experience

Thank T4177JTchris
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband go here every chance we get. By far the best sandwiches we have ever had!! Very friendly staff and fast service. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Alishea W
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food, large menu of unique items and the service was by far the most superior experience we've had in years. All three of us couldn't stop talking about this place! So friendly, such beautiful presentation of food, such good tasting food. Have told many people of this place when they happen to be in town for shopping or catching... More 

1 Thank Beenatna
LaPorte, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

The food here is AMAZING! We've never been disappointed. The sandwiches are unique and so tasty. Try the Grilled Scallops sandwich. YUM! The owner is so sweet and friendly. The only downside is their limited hours.

1 Thank Glenna H
Collinsville, Illinois
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Stayed a night in Michigan City while on our honeymoon road trip. Ate lunch at Panini panini, and it was fantastic. The place has an awesome european cafe feeling to it which we loved. The food was phenomenal. I had the meatloaf sandwich which was huge, and one of the best sandwiches I've ever eaten, and my new wife had... More 

1 Thank Ben P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1720 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-4502
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michigan City
  • Phone Number: +1 219-873-1720

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