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Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille

1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556
+1 219-465-1801
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (83 reviews)
“meatloaf” (39 reviews)
“potato wedges” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My kids always love going to Industrial Revolution! The train is fun to watch, the television programming is educational but interesting, and the food is alway quality.

Thank Vannan S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I go here a lot with friends, boyfriend, family, etc. Great service and atmosphere for an affordable cost. I've never been disappointed by any food item and service is always very kind.

1  Thank Chyanne H
Reviewed 5 March 2017

An interesting take on theme, well executed. Food choice, food, both well done. Server (Mary) was absolute best .

1  Thank Dick H
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We made reservations, highly recommend that. They even called the day of to confirm. They had a train running up above, and the history channel playing. It is very history orientated so that was neat and have a new burger after a different inventor each...More

Thank novakclan
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Dedicated to the men of the industrial revolution in America. It starts with the statues of workers sitting on the rooftop of the building along with the American flag. (I assume they are made of steel) The inside has pictures all over of workers. There...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I've always had a good meal at Industrial Revolution. It is decorated very uniquely and really stands for the innovators of the United States. There food is very good, especially the potato soup. They also had a good pot roast sandwich.

Thank Marlene H
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Not only are the nacho's great, the food this very good. Service is excellent and always friendly. The restaurant has great scenery and also a working train that runs above the whole seating area. Great place to come and relax.

1  Thank Karl U
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We were too early (because of the time change) to eat where we had planned. Upset, we started home. On the side of the highway we saw industrial revolution and pulled into the lot. What a good choice.The manager greeted us and told us one...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Pot Roast Mac and Cheese is outstanding as is their selection of draft beer. However, I got extremely ill after taking a bite of meatloaf that was served to me cold. I have not returned since.More

Thank Jeff K
Ken C, General Manager at Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Jeff, I am so sorry that you had a bad experience at my restaurant! We always strive to provide a 5-Star experience and, unfortunately, it looks like your experience fell far short of that. Our meatloaf is all pre-cooked and then immediately cooled, sliced, and...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Went to Industrial Revolution for lunch a few days ago with my girlfriend and had Ronnie as our server. I have never experienced someone so friendly as my server at any restaurant before. Extremely courteous. Going to be requesting him as our server every time...More

1  Thank Kyle H
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Martha K
We go out with a group ( about a dozen) of retired teachers each month. Would there be a place to seat us, maybe a bit out of the way? Sometimes noise is a problem in restaurants and we have trouble hearing each other! We love your food, and don't have trouble with just two of us. But it is harder in a group. Thanks!
14 March 2017|
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Response from DarD55 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call the restaurant for that information.
Steve Laura H
Are you open New Years Day?
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
I was a guest of a friend at your restaurant today and chose the Buffalo Chicken (grilled) Salad Bowl. It was fantastic! Can you pleaswe give me the Nutritional statistics for this item: i.e., fat, protein, fiber, carbs.
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, 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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