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Cafe Borgia

10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
+1 219-922-8889
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“prosciutto” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Fresh daily menu friendly and quick staff. All orders made fresh daily fresh bread with oil and chesse.

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Cafe Borgia after attending a memorial service, 8 of us all together. We were greeted immediately, seated soon after and ordered promptly. Borgia offers a robust menu of Italian favorites, pastas, meat and fish. Ample portions, excellent flavor. Nice selection of beers, wine...More

Thank THartman17
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Excellent food, start your meal with the scallops, shrimp or calamari, the stuffed eggplant or any of the pastas are amazing, it's a bit loud in the main dining area but the bar is a really nice place to grab a table and its a...More

Thank yogajane07
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We sat in the bar area. The waitress, Sharlene was great. We had stuffed mushrooms that were good but the calamari marinara is what I always have there and it's excellent.

Thank scharleend
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The food is fabulous and the staff is the best. Laid back casual but the food is a special treat. Italian.

Thank customer1114
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

From the owner to the wait staff, from the bread to the main course, this place will not disappoint one bit. Food is fresh and ingredients come from local farmers markets or grown on site. Great business meeting location or dinner out with friends. The...More

Thank rwnecco
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Until getting back to a place like this with such outstanding service, one forgets how some old-world customer focus adds to any experience. That is standard here and, together with the great food, makes for a wonderful lunch or dinner experience. We'll be back every...More

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Café Borgia has gluten free options, and the food is good. I have never had an issue with cross-contamination there. The staff is professional, but I wish they were warmer and more welcoming. I have no complaints, but I have never felt as though the...More

Thank copperbrick
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Café Borgia used to be a great "special" place to eat. The last two times I have been there have left me disappointed. I had Lamb Shank on one visit, which used to be wonderful. This time it was not very good. The dish had...More

Thank mothra00
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Good experience. The wait staff was fantastic!!! Appetizers were very good (calamari marinara) and the entree was average. I would go back for appis & drinks.

Thank Landshark724
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
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, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
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
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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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