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Popolano's - CLOSED

225 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2448
+1 219-926-5552
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
15 Jun 2016
“Popolano's is CLOSEDOWN ”
2 Mar 2016
“outdoor seating”
Restaurant Hours Closed
225 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2448
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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

It was a pretty good place, with one very special pasta dish and -- one night a week -- pizza at a super-bargain price. Outdoor seating was available in a very nice setting partially shielded from traffic on Calumet Road, Chesterton's main north-south street. It...More

Thank ValpoTraveler
Reviewed 2 March 2016

used to have a place in downtown Lansing,IL.at one point..now here in Chesterton,In. good burgers,beer, and sandwiches for the average guy or girl..great place to go after the market on a Saurday afternoon.

Thank Joseph I
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We went there to celebrate our 15 Year Anniversary. The Staff was so Helpful offering a table in the back (for more privacy) and also offering to have flowers (Of course I would pay for them but they would have them at the table when...More

Thank marshallfamily508
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Seldom are we disappointed in a chance to have a meal out. We used to truly love this restaurant. The lovely murals on the walls, good food and good service used to mean an enjoyable night out. Times changed and three consecutive bad experiences(food once,...More

Thank Mizkmc
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I love this restaurant! The atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Service is excellent! There are a myriad of dishes to choose from. I highly recommend this place for dinner or lunch.

Thank Cathy N
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I have worked within walking distance of this restaurant for more than two years now, and I have yet to have a GOOD meal from them. The service, regardless of our neighborly proximity, is poor and unaccommodating. I have taken clients there for lunch, but...More

Thank Marygump
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

We used to love this place....delivery, pick up, or dine in it was always good.....however the last 3 times we have ordered it the food was subpar at best. Twice the pick up order was incorrect, and all three times the food was under cooked,...More

Thank erincollins84
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This place has pleasant outdoor dining when the weather agrees. The food is good, but not as good as Mom's home cooking.

Thank NotRealHoosiers
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We took the family here last night for a quick dinner. Sad to see it was pretty empty for a Thursday night. Everyone loved what they ordered- pizza, Cajun chicken pasta, pesto chicken sandwich and Caesar salad. Agree with some of the other recent reviews...More

Thank Ashlee C
Reviewed 12 November 2015

A restored home, one of Chesterton's oldest is the center of this local restaurant. Try the tree shaded front yard are where there always seems to be a cooling breeze on hot summer days.

Thank Steve K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
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: 225 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2448
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton
  • Phone Number: +1 219-926-5552
In Italian, the word popolano means popular or of the people, which describes our award-winning, family owned restaurant to a T. On any given night, you'll see everyone from beach-going vacationers to businessmen to sweethearts to the local Little League team. A rehabbed circa- 1870's mansion in the heart of downtown Chesterton, Popolanos offers something for everyone at reasonable prices. Complete with large, sheltering trees, an outdoor dining patio, the restaurant reflects the intimate charm of an Italian Bistro. The eclectic menu features excellent made-to-order pizzas, creative pastas and a wide selection from sandwiches to steak.
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