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Parea Restaurant & Lounge

69 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5630
+1 219-510-5428
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“saganaki” (4 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
69 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5630
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I made reservations for dinner at 6:15 pm on Friday, Dec. 1, Holly Days in Valpo, the start of the Christmas season for our city. We picked Parea because we thought it would be less crowded. We were greeted and seated in reasonable time. Then,...More

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It may just be me, but I just plain don't like this place. I have been a few times, and every time I have been disappointed. I haven't likes any of the food I got. The service was okay. The prices were way too high...More

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This Restaurant very different than most restaurants downtown. Food was great with a variety of choices. Affordable. Nice atmosphere. Location was good. Great service.

Thank Evan D
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely family dinner here just before Christmas. Service and food were excellent. We love the saganaki! The lamb dish is another favorite. Always a great meal here!

Thank Erin H
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Had a fun family birthday dinner at this place. Staff attentive and food very good. Casual atmosphere. Everyone happy with their meals.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you are looking for a great night out, you have to check out this place. The bar is definitely the nicest in Valparaiso and the food here is second to none. They are family operated and one of them are always there to make...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We go here with some regularity. Decor is lovely, service professional, food authentically delicious, and bar well stocked.

Thank JKJ13
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We just moved to Valparaiso and decided to try this place. It was a pleasant visit. It is a Greek restaurant. I had the Pastitio and my wife had fish. Both dinners were very good. Wine list was good. Service was average. Worth a visit...More

Thank Kenneth Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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