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Parea Restaurant & Lounge

69 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5630
+1 219-510-5428
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
69 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5630
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

What a treat we had last evening in downtown Valparaiso, Ind.at the Parea Restaurant. Our server was just a very personable young woman who obviously loves her job & the food she serves. The Smoked pork chops with cranberry chutney was so delicious that my...More

Thank Marvin G
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We ate dinner on a Friday night at Parea. There was no wait at 6:30 - unheard of at a downtown restaurant. Our server was very nice and the service was excellent. We started with calamari as an appetizer. It was ok - not the...More

Thank Sheri2605
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We ate in the bar this time and our server was amazing. The salmon special was fantastic! I hope they add it to their regular menu. I like that you can eat in the bar side with tv or the restaurant side for a more...More

Thank Jillyjillyjilly
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

We were starving and didn’t feel like waiting to eat. We chose Parea. Everyone got something different and everything was delicious. The nice thing about this place is you can eat in the restaurant side or in the bar side with TVs. We’ve done both...More

Thank Jillyjillyjilly
Reviewed April 8, 2018

was not crowded the night we were there service was excellent and the food was very good. Drinks not skimpy and the atmosphere at least quite when we were there, you could actually have a normal conversation.

Thank redrt
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Finally able to try this place out with my wife. Came in on a Wednesday night and almost had the whole place to ourselves. Restaurant is quite and modern with a nice bar in a separate room. Our server was polite and attentive. Our food...More

Thank jzpurdue
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Great find! Ample and attractive bar area, upscale decor, interesting menu, friendly service, delicious dinner - what more could you ask for!? In town working on wedding plans with our daughter and fiancé. Our meal at Parea was a treat to end a busy day....More

Thank LightningMom
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We go there for many special occasions and sometimes just for fun. The food is excellent, staff is courteous. Try the Flat Iron Steak, Chicken Schnitzel. Also great Spinach Salad and Caesar is very good too. Try it you'll like it :-)

Thank Don S
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Food is AMAZING... The owner Jimmy is very friendly and outgoing. I have never had a bad thing here. The bar is fun and cozy and the dinning room is very upscale (for Indiana) and elegant.

Thank MYKEL61
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Food was delicious, had the filet mignon which was so tender and juicy. Served with mashed potatoes, vegetables and their famous lemon soup. All was delicious. Only downside it's very expensive (this is Valpo not NY) and for 2 of us the bill was over...More

Thank Geo89_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5630
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-510-5428
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