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.

Viking chili Bowl

Is this your business?
105 East US Hwy 30, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6200
+1 219-462-0800
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“hash browns” (3 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner
105 East US Hwy 30, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6200
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (39)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a college visit and Trip Advisor comes through again with a gem for lunch. Our server was so nice and the homemade menu selections were vast. We loved the chili, potato soup, bacon cheeseburger and the baked meatloaf. Coffee was great and...More

Thank LloydDob89
Reviewed March 4, 2018

I love their veggie skillet...and the girls there are so friendly and really nice. It feels like a privately owned business...warm and friendly...My husband is always happy with his breakfast..

1  Thank rfetty613
Reviewed September 20, 2017

This is just a casual local hang out. I have never been very impressed with the food but I do know others that really like the food.

Thank Diane B
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Good food and friendly service. Locally owned, not a chain. Refreshing that I was offered fresh tomatoes as a breakfast side instead of potatoes. However, if you like hash browns they are really good if ordered extra crispy. Worth the wait.

Thank Trea9mm
Reviewed August 9, 2017

I primarily go here for breakfast, but the lunch menu is really good too. They get really crowed at breakfast on Saturday and Sundays so go early and be ready to wait a few minutes. The food is always really good, and the menu is...More

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Visiting family in the area and we went to the Viking Chili Bowl restaurant for breakfast on Sunday morning. Wow, place was packed but for a party of 7 it did not take too long to get seated. Found out the restaurant serves breakfast and...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed July 11, 2017

been going to "the chili bowl" for a little while now, wife and i love the omelets, Ham[to die for] and eggs, country fried steak, baked oatmeal, haven't had anything yet that we were disappointed with. [breakfast and lunch only, they close early]

1  Thank lgdaniels13
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Absolutely Great Big Breakfast. All two egg selections are three eggs. Excellent coffee. Very good burgers and other sandwiches for lunch - Soup & sandwich choices are many

1  Thank hgwilk1
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

This place is very special to me as I used to come here with my dad often before he passed away. Service has always been good, food is tasty. My only complaint is it truly needs a good cleaning. The nooks and crannys need it...More

1  Thank Explorerfam5
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

We LOVE this place. Great food, great portion size, fast, friendly service & inexpensive!! Has it all!!

Thank Susan M
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Valparaiso
Best Western University Inn At Valparaiso
208 reviews
.55 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Valparaiso
135 reviews
1.25 miles away
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Valparaiso, IN
320 reviews
1.34 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Valparaiso
123 reviews
1.40 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Stacks Bar & Grill
284 reviews
.64 miles away
Restaurante don Quijote
200 reviews
.64 miles away
Valpo Velvet Ice Cream
96 reviews
.50 miles away
Parea Restaurant & Lounge
59 reviews
.57 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Chapel of the Resurrection
76 reviews
.98 miles away
Memorial Opera House
44 reviews
.54 miles away
Chicago Street Theatre
22 reviews
.79 miles away
Porter County Museum
14 reviews
.54 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Viking chili Bowl staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 East US Hwy 30, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6200
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-462-0800
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