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Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille

1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556
+1 219-465-1801
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (85 reviews)
“meatloaf” (44 reviews)
“burgers” (96 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't figure out why people like this place. I didn't like it years ago so we hadn't gone back. We went with some friends this past weekend and solidified why we haven't gone back. I had the chicken pot pie and it was bland....More

Thank 4qqqq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is unusual in décor. It is large yet cozy. Exposed brick, wood trim and a train on a track above the room lend to a unique ambiance. Mark, the General Manager, is welcoming and chatty. He is quick to offer help or to...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had great service, and the food was just as great. Fun place to go. Train chugging away at ceiling, and bits of history all over

Thank HoosierFarmer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The service has improved imencely. We went here as a family with great food, my son loved the train that goes around the restaurant, definielty will be back. Also could be great for couples or business, many options!

1  Thank Cookiexoxo
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I had the risk taker burger and the sweet potato fries which were fantastic. The burger was every bit of the two pounds it says it is.

1  Thank Scott P
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were passing though Valpo, and I used Trip Advisor to choose an interesting place for luch. This place delivered! Atmosphere was intriguing, I liked how they took the theme down to the little details; the flag toothpicks, the salt and pepper shakers, etc. The...More

1  Thank Becky354
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Didn't take pictures of the food because it disappeared as fast as it was put down. Had the Mac and cheese , amazing, peas bacon, chicken, spicy cheese. To die fo r. Tesla burger was amazing too. Had fried pickles and cheese flatbread for appetizers....More

1  Thank Koala46614
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We remembered this restaurant from two years ago. I got the tea again that they shake in a glass with fresh fruit for you. The refill is cheaper and has really good flavor without the added fruit. My wife's potato soup was to mushy. It...More

Thank Wheels282
Reviewed 1 October 2017

All is good and well above average here, the exterior and interior decor is great, food is very good (try the 'Beamer Beef', this is one good sandwich!), we love the glass 'Strong-arm-beer mugs! Whenever we come through Valpo this pleasant restaurant, a solid performer,...More

Thank travelpr0123
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome. I eat here every time I’m in Valparaiso. They salute the American spirit that makes you proud to be an American.

1  Thank Daubenjl
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Martha K
13 March 2017|
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Response from DarD55 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call the restaurant for that information.
Steve Laura H
29 December 2016|
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Response from Ken C | Property representative |
Yes! We will be open normal hours, from 11am till 10pm - come see us!
Roxana B
2 September 2015|
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Response from Megan D | Reviewed this property |
Roxana, you can reach them at 1-219-465-1801, I'm sure they would be more than happy to answer any questions you have and thanks for the good review, going to have to try their salad next time 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556 (Formerly Industrial Revolution)
    (Route 30)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-465-1801
Born out of a passion to create a bold, unique and exciting restaurant theme, the Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille fuses the finest handcrafted comfort cuisine with an atmosphere that pays tribute to the American spirit of Innovation and Greatness.We aim to connect with our guests by telling the story of our nation’s inspirational past while serving them delicious classic foods favored by the American worker. This unique environment, which we call Upscale Industrial, is meant to inspire diners with inspirational stories of both famous and ordinary people who have made great contributions building our country as well as the risks taken that best exemplify Greatness.
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