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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 good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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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 2 days ago via mobile

That building itself is super neat with all the Iron and wood designs. There is a small train that runs along the ceiling every 20 mins that the kids love to see. They have a nice concept where they highlight a person from the Industrial...More

Thank serafina6
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a uniquely (to us) themed restaurant based on... unsurprisingly... the industrial revolution. Loved the design of the place along with the sculpture and train. The food was cooked to perfection... we thoroughly enjoyed it

3  Thank Shannon L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has a toy train that goes around a track above the guests and it is wonderful to watch. They have extra amenities in the restrooms and delicious food!! Try the pot roast mac and cheese!!

3  Thank Rboender84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn’t been to this local restaurant in years because of previous owners. The new owner offers great food at commensurate prices. Very clean and great service. We’ll definitely be back!

3  Thank KeithandCharlotte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not impressed with the food at all here. No one at our table was. However, we really would have enjoyed the train but it was not working. I rated it a two because we have had it before and the food was no...More

Thank lorikleist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This celebration of America’s ingenuity will delight kids and adults alike - from the model train circulating above your head, to the daily salute to a celebrated American and thematic dishes which elevate the relatively traditional culinary offer. Burgers, sandwiches, soups, etc...

Thank trautmaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is better than the average American chain family restaurant, but it has similar kinds of things - pizza, burgers, pot roast, meatloaf, sandwiches, chili, etc. Don’t expect vegetarian, and don’t expect low calorie. The decor and the theme are fun and not...More

Thank Mark37Chicago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a blessing it was to find the Industrial Revolution Eatery yesterday. The food was superb but the establishment was ONE OF A KIND! The brilliant result of designer/ owner Mike Leeson's desire to celebrate the hard working people who made America Great! Also, at...More

4  Thank Marvin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience yesterday. Our Server was right there every time we needed him. cleared the tables let us sit and visit...kept checking to make sure that we were doing okay. thank you Nathan Everyone was happy with their order.Onion soup out of this...More

3  Thank katherinemV9931JD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went out with friends to one of our favorite restaurants, waiter Nathan was funny and attentive. Will keep coming back!

3  Thank Amber M
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Martha K
March 13, 2017|
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Response from DarD55 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call the restaurant for that information.
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December 29, 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
September 2, 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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