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10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
+1 219-922-8889
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chicagoland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Café Borgia has gluten free options, and the food is good. I have never had an issue with cross-contamination there. The staff is professional, but I wish they were warmer and more welcoming. I have no complaints, but I have never felt as though the service has been truly outstanding. I like the private rooms -- great for business.

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Thank copperbrick
NW Indiana
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Café Borgia used to be a great "special" place to eat. The last two times I have been there have left me disappointed. I had Lamb Shank on one visit, which used to be wonderful. This time it was not very good. The dish had sat around for a long time. The roasted potatoes served with the lamb were so... More 

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Thank mothra00
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Good experience. The wait staff was fantastic!!! Appetizers were very good (calamari marinara) and the entree was average. I would go back for appis & drinks.

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Thank Landshark724
Munster, Indiana
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant several times and it's hit or miss. The atmosphere is nice, but some of the dishes are inedible. I've had great meals there, but more than once either I or someone I'm with have ordered the risotto and it's like soup. Some of the dishes are excellent, but it's like someone who didn't know anything... More 

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Thank RJD32
Munster
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

They have fresh loaves of bread which I would say was the highlight of the meal, room is very loud .it could use some sound deadening to help with echoing.was much better when it was in Lansing,il.

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Thank ronaldl962
Chetek, United States
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I am in this area on business all the time. Cafe Borgia has a good selection of Italian dishes and a nice bar list. Prices are very competitive ($10-30) I usually sit in the bar where service is quick and if you wish there are televisions (not my vibe). Definitely worth a try for lunch or dinner.

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Thank Colleen P
Highland, Indiana
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Never disappointed when we visit Cafe Borgia! Food is always great, I recommend the salmon fettuccini. If out for a cocktail definitely get the Stoli Noli. Friendly staff! Good for family or friends night out.

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Thank Lori M
Munster, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I can't believe some of the comment's. Please do not go to cloth napkin's. When you experience someone blowing their nose in one believe me you will always ask for paper. I have eaten at this restaurant since the early Lansing day's when you had to bring your own booze. The food is amazing !! As for the wait staff,... More 

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Thank jczrw
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I attended the wedding of a friend at Borgia. Everything was wonderful especially the food and the service.

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Thank Deirdre H
Dyer, Indiana
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127 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We went to the restaurant with a group of friends. We had a 20 minute wait to be seated which is totally acceptable on a weekend. They have a small bar area which is nice during your wait or searing outside. Appetizers were excellent all the way around! As were our dinners. Can't wait to go back!!

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Thank raynor5fam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Munster
  • Phone Number: +1 219-922-8889
Description
Established in 1986, Cafe Borgia features the Italian specialties of Chef-owner Mike Jesso. A popular meeting place in Chicagoland, this northwest Indiana eatery is known for homemade menu offerings in an artistic atmosphere. With high praise for it's wine list from ZAGAT, Chef Jesso has had recipies featured in Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines. The Chef's Garden enhances the dining experience.

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