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Val's Famous Pizza and Grinders

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112 S 11th St, Chesterton, IN 46304-2133
+1 219-921-0056
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chesterton, Indiana
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230 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have reviewed this restaurant before but I think the service has dropped off. Stopped in for lunch and the kitchen staff said sit where you would like. Fifteen minutes later a server from the bar area came through the dining room and said I didn't know you were here. Pizza was good but the sausage is sweet and not... More 

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Thank Marie A
Valparaiso, Indiana
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food here is excellent and inexpensive. Grinders are inexpensive, delicious and generous. My wife had the roast beef grinder with onions and peppers along with a dipping sauce. I had a sausage and pepperoni calzone which was delicious. Both of us had the Sicilian salad which was excellent. It was loaded with black and green olives and cheese. In addition,... More 

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Thank d0l0mite
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Val's sandwiches are our favorite just really good the chips are the way to go for your salty carb fans get the bomb you won't be disappointed

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Thank Steve G
Fairfield, Ohio
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201 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My wife and I try a local pizza in every city we stay, and here we opted for the basic cheese pizza (OK, but nothing to write home about) and their "Award Winning" Stromboli (basically a very stuffed calzone). In a word, DELICIOUS, Flavorful, Tangy, Zesty ... (OK, that's more than one word, but you get the point !!!) Try... More 

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Hebron, Indiana, United States
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I've been going here since they 1st opened in their old location across the street. I highly recommend their Italian Beef & Pasta Salad, they're both amazing!! Of course Pizza is good too.

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Thank Robin Y
Chesterton, Indiana
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230 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The building needs some TLC and you won't be in and out quickly, but Val's has a vast menu and lots of space. Two of us split a salad that was delicious. The garlic cheese bread was brought to the table just minutes before the pizza arrived, but the pizza was delicious. Val's does a great carry-out business. There is... More 

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Thank Marie A
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We had a party of 7. Waitress was very nice. Double checking our order to make sure everything was correct. Food came out at the same time and everyone had delicious hot food. I had the calzone and it was great . The others had Italian beef sandwiches, bombs and salads. We stayed and talked for an hour afterwards with... More 

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2 Thank 297ceciliaw
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We ordered food from Val's to our hotel. The food was awesome, and the prices great. Only drawback is the wait, which we knew in advance because it was forewarned on the delivery flyer. Be sure to order a good hour before you want your food!

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1 Thank Bonnie V
Valparaiso
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Outside may look a bit rough but that just adds to the ambience. The food is good, pizzas are great. Good appetizers. The pretzel stick are incredibly good. Plenty of TVs to watch a game. Nice bar. Good selection of beers. Good for families or couples looking for a casual meal at a good price.

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1 Thank Richard B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great food! The kids meals where 2.50 and include drink. The food was great my husband said their meatball grinder was the best he ever had and that is saying a lot for him. I had the bomb stuffed sandwich and the name is fitting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S 11th St, Chesterton, IN 46304-2133
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton
  • Phone Number: +1 219-921-0056

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