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Pestos Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

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3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2610
219 462 0993
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyable Sunday Brunch. Food was good and outside seating was nice. Good service. Our two year old grandson enjoyed the pizza, breadsticks, and pasta. The Vodka Chicken and Pasta was very good.

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Thank Roberta2301
Valparaiso, Indiana
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very pleasant place to have dinner or an event. I have been here several times, the last time was for a bridal shower. The staff were wonderful handling this event. They had a limited menu for it which included some of their signature dishes. Of course the wonderful Vodka Chicken was one of them. I would recommend... More 

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Thank polskarpa
Valparaiso, Indiana
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner for my sons birthday. We had chicken Parmesan and it was served over broccoli as requested. The chicken was very good but the broccoli had no flavor at all. My son had the cheese ravioli and he said it was very good. My wife and son both had the minestrone soup and said it was just... More 

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Thank Timsdown
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ambiance. I had the veal marsala which was delicious! Our waitress was wonderful and handled our large group with ease. Would go back again to try other items on their large menu.

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Thank Victoria C
Indiana
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there a total of 1 time. That's how it will remain. I'm not sure if it was a manager or the owner, but it was an older woman that was incredibly rude and had an attitude..even going so far as to correcting one member of our party when they asked for more breadsticks, stating "please" after the... More 

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Thank JollyJerk
Palm Bay, Florida
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833 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their Wednesday Night Buffet begins @ 4:00 PM is well worth a trip. At least six different entries plus 4 kinds of pizza and dessert -- all for $12.

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Thank Ronald G
Valparaiso, Indiana
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy a relaxing Italian dinner in a very nice atmosphere. Restaurant has a very good reputation for their various pastas. The Vodka Chicken pasta dish is the best I have ever had and it seems the same sentiment that others I know have expressed. Parking is easy and ample.

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Thank d0l0mite
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great menu from salads to full dinners. Oh! don't for get the bread! It's to die for. When it's time for desserts, don't miss out on their tray of goodies. Always ask for the drink of the day too. Every waiter I've ever had, goes over and beyond to please you. Been here many times through out the years. From... More 

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Thank Mjobryan
Crown Point, Indiana
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my wife and i tried pestos the other night. we split the tortellini and the calzone - both were excellent, we both had a drink too - bill came to $33. i loved it - great beer and wine selection- the food was fantastic - cant wait to go back. Kim was our waitress and she was great too.

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Thank jeff l
LaPorte, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant atmosphere, service, food are excellent! Everyone at the restaurant went above and beyond for my birthday!

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Thank born2nit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2610
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: 219 462 0993

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