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10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
+1 219-922-8889
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dyer, Indiana
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful decor. Great for a special night out. Romantic but also family friendly. Easy to find on Calumet Ave in Munster. Delicious Italian cuisine. Very professional staff and talented chef

Thank cindy m
Schererville, Indiana, USA
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A recent dining experience with out-of-town relatives was very disappointing. It has been a favorite for years, dating back to its first location in Lansing, Illinois. Recent visits were not good. We thought that we would give it another try. Our last visit on a Sunday night was very poor. It almost seemed as if the food was left-over from... More 

Thank Karen V
Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here while visiting our family. I can't believe what Cafe Borgia has become over the years. I used to go to the old location on Torrence Ave in Lansing in their beginning days. I was pleased to find that their food is still good. If a restaurant can be consistent after all these years then I guess that's... More 

Thank lynnr462
Peoria, Illinois
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a group of eight for dinner and were seated in a quiet semi-private area. Food is very good – well seasoned, flavorful, and not too salty – and brought out hot and together. Service is excellent with multiple people working together as a team. Menu selections seem limited for a more efficient operation. 20% gratuity automatically added for... More 

Thank cwnotes
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good service and food. Prices aren't too bad. Nice place to go with friends or family. The only negative is, it is a bit noisey when there is a lot of people there.

Thank Carol Ann C
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Traveling for work, we just picked this out of the blue, holy cow, worth the stop. The service was amazing as was the food - rather authentic and price was very reasonable for the quality.

1 Thank PeJm1093
Munster, Indiana, United States
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

I have been to Cafe Borgia many times and they never disappoint. I always try a new dish. This time it was the salmon fettchini, delicious. Atmosphere is very nice. My book club had eight members who all had nothing but good things to say.

Thank Monyette L
Canton, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My wife and I stopped for lunch at the Café Borgia and were pleasantly surprised with the nice atmosphere and great food. The first surprise was that all the bathrooms are single bathrooms and were very clean. Our waitress Pam was very helpful in selecting appetisers and entrees for lunch as well as a nice wine to complement the meal.... More 

Thank David D
Merrillville, Indiana, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Didnt enjoy the Grasshopper drink, asked to reorder a different drink. Manager came out and briskly let us know "they don't do that". She stated the drink was made per the bartenders manual. She did attempt to fix it, but not only the drink left a poor taste in my mouth, but the snippy attitude as well. Sadly, the food... More 

Thank JMP3333
Munster, Indiana
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62 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The food is good here. Try the grilled vegetables! But the big drawback is the noise. It's hard to talk across the table. And why paper napkins in a nice sit down restaurant???

Thank martha w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Munster
  • Phone Number: +1 219-922-8889
Established in 1986, Cafe Borgia features the Italian specialties of Chef-owner Mike Jesso. A popular meeting place in Chicagoland, this northwest Indiana eatery is known for homemade menu offerings in an artistic atmosphere. With high praise for it's wine list from ZAGAT, Chef Jesso has had recipies featured in Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines. The Chef's Garden enhances the dining experience.

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