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Pestos Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2610
+1 219-462-0993
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“vodka chicken” (26 reviews)
“breadsticks” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2610
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from Pestos - took our elderly mom & cousin. The 4 of us were seated IMMEDIATELY on a Saturday night in the middle of a busy dinner hour. The staff couldn't have been more helpful. The food was superior by all accounts. We...More

Thank cokelover1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit there about once a week. Food and service are consistently excellent. Best Italian food between Chesterton, Valpo, and Portage!

Thank Don S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The appetizer had calimari, ravioli, and cheese sticks. My wife had the Vodka pasta huge shrimp and extra large scallops in a tasty sauce. I had the seafood Fettuccini and it was the best I have ever had. Make sure to get the excellent vodka...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for my sisters graduation and we were seated in a little alcove that was perfect for a group. My husband got the waiter recommended Chicken Vodka and loved it. The bread and oil was very good! They had a very good drink menu...More

Thank GBaby331
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Pestos has the greatest Italian food and fresh food around. Really good variety in case you don't want pasta or pizza. Good seafood dishes and salads/ bread come with the meal (a la Olive garden) They will make anything to order and you can rent...More

Thank Turpa
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We have lived in Valpo for 12 years and just made it to Pestos- we sure have been missing out! Delicious food and great service. A casual yet classy atmosphere that would be great for a family dinner or a couple’s night out. A large...More

1  Thank Bkelly270
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Rented their separate room for my daughter and son in laws baby shower and everything was wonderful. The manager and her staff were very accommodating and always helpful with whatever questions or needs I had. We did the Sunday buffet and it was delish with...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is so good. We loved the buffet they offer on Wednesday evenings. The vodka chicken is amazing and the pizza is great too.

Thank JuliaJaneG1989
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I have never had an average dinner here. Everything is always awesome. My husband & I have been going to Pestos since they were at their first location in the early 90's. I LOVE their chicken toscana. Salad with awesome house dressing. Fresh baked bread...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been visiting this establishment for over 20 years. Our favorites are Vodka Chicken and Seafood Alfredo.

Thank andymo5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2610
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-462-0993
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