We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cafe Borgia

10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
+1 219-922-8889
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (161)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just got home and I had to post this review since it was THE worst experience we have had at a local restaurant. We reserved the back room for my mother’s 75 th birthday dinner. Well when we got there we were notified that...More

Thank leeus86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit and I was really impressed with the quality service that we got. It was girls night and we were celebrating a birthday. We went to the location in Munster and were immediately greeted when we walked in and didn't have...More

Thank lola662018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. I’m not going to get too excited about it. My companion’s soup ( minestrone) was just so so. Not even as good as the Greek restaurant down the street The house salad was uninspired. Three measly thin cut mushrooms?? My seafood...More

Thank Basiajedna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great italian food with great atmosphere. They have these really cool light fixtures that are made out of glass and each one is different.

Thank Mish89
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

The founder ofCrate and Barrel stated customers don’t discuss good experiences but tell everyone about bad experiences we hope a lot of people see this. First the Lasagna tasted like moms if mom bought encore lasagna at the Jewel second we were served inedible risotto...More

Thank munstertravel
Reviewed 5 December 2017

One of the few upscale places in Munster. It has an open and inviting interior and ambiance. The food is excellent, and the service prompt and attentive - patient too with the kids in our party. The portions are large, so better shared family style....More

Thank DrParticle
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The restaurant is ok as there are not many better options in this area, outside Chicago. The place is pleasant, the staff too; the service is fast. The selection on the menu is rather limited. The restaurant has a good reputation among the locals, but...More

Thank AnneFDF
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Butternut squash ravioli was sweet and tasty. Great wine list or cocktails. Our waitress was friendly and helpful with the specials for the day. She took pleasure making sure we were satisfied. Very clean restaurant with exquisite decor. Have never had a dissatisfied visit.

Thank jeanmarie328
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have been going to this place since it was a tiny hole in the wall in Lansing, IL and have continued loyal patronage as a frequent. I was HIGHLY offended and disappointed to realize I was paying (not made aware to me by server),...More

Thank k0na69
Reviewed 7 November 2017

What a beautiful ambience, a definite feel of an Italian villa. The wide open dining room is a delight with granite topped wooden tables and colorful glass light fixtures camouflaging the unfinished ceiling. However, the harsh acoustics made it difficult for easy conversation. Service was...More

Thank LUchicago
Nearby HotelsSee all Munster Hotels
Springhill Suites Chicago Southeast/Munster IN
8 reviews
.88 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Munster
218 reviews
2.21 km away
Hampton Inn and Suites Munster
470 reviews
2.29 km away
Staybridge Suites Schererville
61 reviews
5.03 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Docs Smokehouse And Craft Bar
79 reviews
2.75 km away
Three Floyds Brewpub
293 reviews
.82 km away
True BBQ & Whiskey Bar
157 reviews
2.25 km away
Margarita's Bar & Grill - Lynwood
9 reviews
2.70 km away
Nearby Attractions
Three Floyds Brewing Co
171 reviews
.82 km away
Escape Room NWI
28 reviews
3.51 km away
Wicker Memorial Park
24 reviews
4.08 km away
Vino Tini Cocktail Lounge
12 reviews
4.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cafe Borgia staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
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, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Munster
  • Phone Number: +1 219-922-8889
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing