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Val's Famous Pizza and Grinders

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112 S 11th St, Chesterton, IN 46304-2133
+1 219-921-0056
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been there several times. They have good pizza. The calzones are really good and the antipasto salad is really good.

Thank Dorine K
Chesterton, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is very good, my family loves their wings, pizza and pasta. Of course, their signature bomb sandwich is awesome too. Sometimes the service leaves a little to be desired, but most staff are friendly and the food is reasonably priced.

Thank Katherine S
Valparaiso, Indiana
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pizza was ok....lot better in the area to choose from. Greasy is one word to decribe the food from appetizers to pizza. If u do take any of my advice - DO NOT EAT INSIDE, had to shower after I left, dirty!!!

Thank jzpurdue
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Mainly Italian food. Good pizza, breadsticks, and great salads. The salads can be ordered individually or as a table salad. Sicilian was great with pepperoni, mushroom, olives etc. served with a great balsamic vinaigrette. Also had a chicken& broccoli stuffed sandwich - really good. Just a little bar with a family section. Not fancy but good place for family dinner,... More 

Thank kayrae6
Chesterton, Indiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Love the stuffed pizza , great place to stop in and try out. Full bar and family area. Nice atmosphere comfy seating.

Thank Winterbird1087
Chesterton, Indiana
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295 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I have reviewed this restaurant before but I think the service has dropped off. Stopped in for lunch and the kitchen staff said sit where you would like. Fifteen minutes later a server from the bar area came through the dining room and said I didn't know you were here. Pizza was good but the sausage is sweet and not... More 

Thank Marie A
Valparaiso, Indiana
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Food here is excellent and inexpensive. Grinders are inexpensive, delicious and generous. My wife had the roast beef grinder with onions and peppers along with a dipping sauce. I had a sausage and pepperoni calzone which was delicious. Both of us had the Sicilian salad which was excellent. It was loaded with black and green olives and cheese. In addition,... More 

Thank d0l0mite
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Val's sandwiches are our favorite just really good the chips are the way to go for your salty carb fans get the bomb you won't be disappointed

Thank Steve G
Fairfield, Ohio
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211 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My wife and I try a local pizza in every city we stay, and here we opted for the basic cheese pizza (OK, but nothing to write home about) and their "Award Winning" Stromboli (basically a very stuffed calzone). In a word, DELICIOUS, Flavorful, Tangy, Zesty ... (OK, that's more than one word, but you get the point !!!) Try... More 

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Hebron, Indiana, United States
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I've been going here since they 1st opened in their old location across the street. I highly recommend their Italian Beef & Pasta Salad, they're both amazing!! Of course Pizza is good too.

Thank Robin Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S 11th St, Chesterton, IN 46304-2133
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton
  • Phone Number: +1 219-921-0056

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