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Old Chicago

740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5537
+1 219-472-0616
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (69 reviews)
“artichoke dip” (2 reviews)
“mac n cheese” (3 reviews)
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Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5537
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop on the way back to Indianapolis after a day of shopping in Chicago. We wanted to get out of Chicago before rush hour so we decided to eat dinner in Merrillville. We still wanted Chicago deep dish pizza and found Old...More

Thank fins4me
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here for about a year and Stopped for a quick burger lunch at 1PM on a Saturday hoping to be in and out in an hour/ Server was very prompt, courteous and attentive . Restaurant was not busy and dining room we were...More

Thank Nikogee
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This restaurant was accross the street from our motel. We were beat and took a close place. It worked out as this is a nice, Chicago style pizza place. The food is good and the staff is friendly and competent.

Thank Ilona J
Reviewed 28 October 2017

6 for dinner. Hand full of appetizers. 2 pizzas & 2 calzones. Took 1-1/2 hours to get served main courses. While there were a bunch of people, no lines were forming. Food was mediocre, our server was just overwhelmed by the 5 tables he was...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Background: We booked a large party for a wedding rehearsal. First the pros: The food was excellent and the servers and hostesses are friendly and helpful. Now the cons: Other than the general manager (Dee Dee), who was helpful and friendly (she even came out...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Went to Old Chicago because a co-worker suggested it, and let me say I was not disappointed. My first visit was take out. I had the Chicago 7 calzone, and it was fabulous. The next night I took some colleges out for dinner. We had...More

Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Not much for pasta if looking for pasta, as the menu states. Pizza was good and so was the wine and waitress Emma very helpful.

Thank Carl W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

After attending a concert this was the only Restaurant that was open and it was really busy. We waited a long time to order our food and it was just ok when it finally came . We tried the Pizza and being from Chicago we...More

1  Thank fegunn001
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a large thick-crust pizza between four colleagues. The service was quick, the food was tasty (as advertised), and the price was very reasonable.

Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This place is great! Friendly/welcoming staff with awesome food to boot! Going to try to make it back before our business trip is over. Really cool decor. Exposed beams and duct work in the ceiling just adds to the embiance!

Thank Myboysmyworld
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Marlo S
11 November 2015|
Response from Beth L | Reviewed this property |
So sorry...I am not sure if they do deliver. It is always worth the trip to the restaurant, tho. My favorite is the Thai Pizza!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5537
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-472-0616
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