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Pestos Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2610
+1 219-462-0993
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“vodka chicken” (24 reviews)
“breadsticks” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2610
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is great here, but you must order the breadsticks. They are second to none. You also get a choice of three different sauces as a selection. My favorite is the alfredo which will put into cardiac arrest, but somethings are worth the sacrifice....More

Thank sdamron2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was amazing for all three of us. Austin, our waiter was so attentive even though it was super busy for a Saturday night. Will go back for sure.

Thank Michellelovesthebeac
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Art and Joanne have a gem here. You need to make reservations on buffet night (wed) or expect a long wait. Great Italian food and very creative dishes that taste outstanding!! Best bread pudding anywhere

Thank valpoinsurance
Reviewed 22 January 2018

we really liked the bread and seasoned oil. the service was good. our entree's were flavorful and plenty.

Thank Earlene K
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Great food. Whether you come as a couple or a big group this place can seat you. Never had a bad meat or a bad server.

Thank MYKEL61
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Service was superior from start to finish. Great to see so many friendly servers. We had the delicious variety of the Wednesday buffet. The wings were huge and the best I've ever had. Not the typucal hot wings but a mild sauce. The buffet selections...More

Thank Michellelovesthebeac
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Enjoyed yet another delicious lunch with some neighborhood friends yesterday. This was their first visit so we were all looking forward to some delicious Italian cuisine. Our server, Daniel, was very gracious and attentive. We enjoyed such offerings such as Eggplant Parmesan, Veal Marsala and...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 20 November 2017

JoAnn's place has very good food, very good service, huge portions, very reasonable prices. Home made bread with a delicious olive oil dipping sauce. Everyone in our party of 6 gave a thumbs up. Of course we were there with some repeat customers. Highly recommended

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The good the bad and the ugly, the good was the bread the dipping oil, the salad, and the service all were very good. Unfortunately the veal parm was a breaded piece of bread, not to sure if there was any veal in there, I...More

Thank redrt
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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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