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Purple Steer Restaurant

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1402 Indianapolis Blvd, Indianapolis Blvd. at Calumet Ave., Whiting, IN 46394-1133
+1 219-659-3950
00:00 - 23:59
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Chicago, Illinois
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2,723 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Purple Steer Restaurant is located at the intersection of Indianapolis Blvd. and Calumet Ave. in Whiting, Ind. There is plenty of parking in the lot behind it. The only reason that I am taking off a 1/2 star is because the restaurant is showing its age. BUT, the food was great, the portions were huge and delicious, the prices... More 

Thank Allen21096
Chicago, Illinois
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Passed this place quite a few times and decided to try it. I tried the veal parmesan didn't have much taste to it and my wife had cube steak it had no gravy. Not happy with dinner may try breakfast before I write this place off.

Thank phmasonb1
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Purple Steer restaurant located on major intersection, Indianapolis Boulevard and Calumet avenue, U.S. 41, 12, and 20. Open 24 hours with excellent food choices, well prepared. Good place to meet the locals, a regular group inhabits the counter on Sunday mornings. Have waitresses with over 30 years service who add to the ambience. For example, One Sunday morning while placing... More 

Thank Stan Z
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great selection, food was amazing and the variety is great. Definitely something for everyone. The dessert selection is great too, I definitely recommend everyone try it!

Thank 878gracielap
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

This restaurant has a fantastic selection all year round. It offers breakfast specials and has wonderful desserts.

Thank williama200
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

I never been to this place,I always pass by it and one day we decided to stop for breakfast...The prices are very reasonable! The food is delicious and plentiful!...The staff was friendly and prompt!...

Thank Kimberly P
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180 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Great place for good food, they're not competing for the best restaurant or Michelin stars type of recognition. So if that's what you're looking for, this isn't the place. We both love their liver & onions, I also enjoy their grilled Malibu chicken sandwich. They also have good soups & salads to choose from. They have friendly service and a... More 

Thank David S
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

I don't know what happened to the cook but it seemed to have change drastically..Won't be eating there for a while.

Thank Margaret V
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

A decent restaurant for the family or late night snack. Breakfast is always available. It needs a refreshing but still offers a good deal for the food served.

Thank 949victory
Chicago, Illinois
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150 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2013

The menu is the same as most diners but lately the amount of food is less and the price has gone up the wait staff can be grumpy some times but after a night of drinking who cares

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1402 Indianapolis Blvd, Indianapolis Blvd. at Calumet Ave., Whiting, IN 46394-1133
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Whiting
  • Phone Number: +1 219-659-3950

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