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Valley Kitchen & Bar

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$$ - $$$
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55 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5656
+1 219 531 8888
16:00 - 00:00
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We used to love this place, but had a strange experience. It was so odd that I think it will bias people, so I'm not going to detail it. I'm going to chalk it up to one server having a very bad day and leave it at that. Will we go back? No. but it's the principle of the matter... More 

Thank boilerjeff21
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The duck was delicious! Great service, wonderful quality of food. Well worth the money. Very nice relaxing environment, wasn't made to feel rushed .

Thank Jeffrey H
Valparaiso, Indiana
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

The fried pickles are yummy and a must, and you can't go wrong with the caramel apple martini. Great atmosphere to give overall great experience.

Thank Mrskoolcub
Valparaiso, Indiana
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal here. Delicious food all fresh all homemade. Menu is limited but something for everyone. They have a vegetation,chicken,pork, fish and steak entrée daily. Which change a couple times a season. Farm to table gourmet dishes. If your looking for a quick meal this is not the place. Food made to order so enjoy.... More 

1 Thank doniellespencer2
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

$15 for a simple sandwich. $2 for a drink Prices are high for what you get. Parking is dangerous. Entrance is going around a corner and cars do not slow down behind you.

2 Thank richard e
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Farm to table food. Seasonal menu changes, and often they change, or add menu items (check facebook). Customers cannot change entrée orders (substitute items, subtract), but ingredients in food work very well together. And the chefs are very good at making anything (for example sweet potatoes) taste great! They are adding a second location due to demand.

Thank Steven V
Valparaiso, Indiana
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

I really enjoy this restaurant. They source all menu items locally, so the menu is short, but the food is excellently prepared. And the choices are interesting and appetizing.

Thank Stephanie S
Hammond, Indiana
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

We came in to try some of the interesting cocktails and really enjoyed them as well as the apps. that we ordered. The atmosphere was nice and relaxed, very casual. We had the truffle fries (delish, nice serving size), tempura fried pickles (so good), and buffalo chicken dip w/veggies and pita bread (again yummy). There were 2 of us and... More 

Thank Cherylyn A
Valparaiso, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

Fresh food (usually) expertly prepared and plated. Amish Brick Chicken is tender and steaks are flavorful if modestly cut. They also know what to do with pork. What they do not do well is table service. I've waited 20-30 minutes for a salad after I finished an appetizer. And once the salad was taken away, it was another 30 minutes... More 

Thank instanttraveler2015
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We love the farm to table model, the charming atmosphere, and the friendly service. The food was delicious and the beer menu was full of great local choices. This restaurant is a great example of farm fresh food done right.

Thank tviering19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5656
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219 531 8888

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