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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%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I saw this on TripAdvisor when looking for things to do while visiting the Dunes. I loved the story of the place so wanted to make sure we stopped. My son tried the meatloaf and it was WONDERFUL! mine was ok, the roasted tomato pasta....More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Super cool industrial vibe. Fun menu including daily dish featuring prominent American. Love the historical quotes. Good family fare. Nice bar with good variety of draft beers. A toy train travels through every 20 minutes. Several TVs scattered about play old black and white shows...More

2  Thank Sylvia M
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

While passing through to get to Valpo for a quick visit, my wife noticed this unique restaurant sitting on a pie-slice corner. The food was delicious. The girls (10 and 12) got plenty to eat off of the kids' menu from chicken fingers to pizza....More

2  Thank Wiegs54
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a unique resturant. There is a lot to walk around and see including a train that runs above your head around the perimeter of the resturant every 20 minutes. To start out we ordered sodas and the Brick Oven Baked Pretzels with house...More

2  Thank RockyShoal
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Cool place to eat at. Very patriotic establishment. Portions are huge! Even for guys. The night we were there, their special was a doughnut burger with 2 Krispy Kreme's as buns, a burger, bacon, an egg and syrup. I did not dare try that so...More

1  Thank traveleramanda
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner here tonight. Our granddaughter enjoyed watching the train. All of our entrees were delicious. Husband had special burger and we got a history lesson. Rosie rivetor salad was great and daughter enjoyed prime rib sandwich. Granddaughter liked her kids meal too!

1  Thank lindakmom
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We ate here two nights in a row during a recent trip to Valpo. This restaurant has a lot of character. The staff is very friendly and enthusiastic. The food was great, and the menu has lots of options for everyone.

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 10 June 2017

First ate there 6 years ago on a trip to the Indiana Dunes, my wife and I were there again this past week on a trip to Chicago and the dunes, made it a point to go there again. Great atmosphere and service, the food...More

1  Thank culpdavide
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We really liked the way it was decorated, things to read and look at on the walls, etched glass, and even a model train running thru the restaurant over your heads. It is very clean, friendly staff and a comfortable atmosphere. The food was good,...More

1  Thank AL H
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with a group of friends and we all were impressed with the place. The atmosphere was really unique and comfortable. Our server was great. The menu had a large selection with reasonable prices. The food was outstanding! By all means, stop...More

1  Thank AdventureMythsJon
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Martha K
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Response from DarD55 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call the restaurant for that information.
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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