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Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille

1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556
+1 219-465-1801
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (85 reviews)
“meatloaf” (41 reviews)
“potato wedges” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556
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11 - 20 of 648 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a little worried bringing my three young kids not quite knowing what the atmosphere or dress expectations would be. No worries! Great food but low stress and very casual. Food and service was great. Kids were disappointed that the train didn't run continuously.

5  Thank Jessie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here a few times. I raved about their pot roast the first time but didn't rave about a specialty burger( can't remember the name of the astronaut) that was fantastic. We went a couple of nights ago as it has become our...More

5  Thank john b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family recently moved to Indiana and we have already been to this restaurant twice. This is a great place to eat for both adults and children. The service was great too.

4  Thank RKJL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend had told us about the Indiana Dunes so we planned a short trip to check it out. we stayed at the Best Western in Valporaiso and this restaurant was down the street from us. I found it on here (Tripadvisor) when researching my...More

4  Thank mickeym0m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved eating here. The train is great for the kids to watch for. Love all the history. IF you get the GF sweet potato fries, make sure they give them time to cook! They are baked and well worth the wait!

1  Thank MrsBaileyof2
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing decor and food!! The best burgers for miles!! Would definitely go back again!! Had the sampler , husband had the bacon burger!! Both were awesome! ! S

2  Thank prium
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I called Wednesday afternoon to see if it was possible for them to accommodate 20 people at 11 the next day. The employee that answered the phone was so pleasant and helpful and promised it wouldn't be a problem. I called at 10:45 on Thursday...More

1  Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We were on vacation and looking for a good burger place. We saw this restaurant in the Indiana Dunes vaca guide. The prices seemed reasonable so we checked it out. This restaurant is AMAZING! We ordered frief pickles which were delicious and our burger platters...More

2  Thank Sharon J
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My wife, 11 year old son and I stopped for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the amazing atmosphere, high quality of the food and service. The restaurant's theme centers on "American Exceptionalism" and this restaurant as a whole is a representation of that theme....More

2  Thank yooper45
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

First time visit. It was wonderful. Nathan our server was fantastic. He took time to go over the menu and make sure our food was cooked the way we wanted. My husband and nephew had burgers, cooked to perfection. I had grilled chicken salad so...More

2  Thank Tammy S
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Martha K
14 March 2017|
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Response from DarD55 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call the restaurant for that information.
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30 December 2016|
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Response from Ken C | Property representative |
Yes! We will be open normal hours, from 11am till 10pm - come see us!
Roxana B
3 September 2015|
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Response from Megan D | Reviewed this property |
Roxana, you can reach them at 1-219-465-1801, I'm sure they would be more than happy to answer any questions you have and thanks for the good review, going to have to try their salad next time 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556 (Formerly Industrial Revolution)
    (Route 30)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-465-1801
Born out of a passion to create a bold, unique and exciting restaurant theme, the Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille fuses the finest handcrafted comfort cuisine with an atmosphere that pays tribute to the American spirit of Innovation and Greatness.We aim to connect with our guests by telling the story of our nation’s inspirational past while serving them delicious classic foods favored by the American worker. This unique environment, which we call Upscale Industrial, is meant to inspire diners with inspirational stories of both famous and ordinary people who have made great contributions building our country as well as the risks taken that best exemplify Greatness.
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