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Peggy Sue's Diner

117 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2433
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average30%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Diner
117 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2433
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Visited what I thought was still Peggy Sue's Diner in Chesterton for breakfast. Discovered this famous eatery has a "name and owner change" to Shorebird Café. Was told by our server that the interior and outside signage would be changing in the upcoming days. At...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We tried this place twice hopeful it would change our minds after the first time but the food is seriously lacking, especially compared to Northside Diner right down the street. The service was slow even when it was fairly empty, would not recommend unfortunately.

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We were excited to try this diner. We are new to the area and are trying everything. It is close to home and we like the downtown atmosphere. Please listen to the negative reviews that are listed. They are all correct. First, the diner is...More

Thank Nixon3
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The decor is about the best thing going for Peggy Sue's...lots of old license plates and a general auto theme. The place was cold, the service was incredibly slow and the food was marginal. My Italian beef was good. The vegetable soup wasn't very hot...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a place to grab lunch not to far from the Dunes State Park. Peggy Sue's is a classic old school diner with good food and good service. Go for the grilled cheese and chicken noodle specials. The homemade chicken noodle soup...More

Thank angelamcsc
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My wife and I went to this diner for lunch. After she ordered blueberry pancakes and I ordered a reuben sandwich, we waited 47 minutes for our food. To be fair, it was hot but my sandwich had NO thousand island or Russian dressing. One...More

Thank willie35
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We used restaurants near us and found a different diner. It wasn't opened and we saw Peggy Sue's. It is a very nice place. We had breakfast which was yummy and good priced. You could tell lots of locals ate there. I would say if...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Interesting little old place right on the corner near the railroad tracks. Traditional breakfast items on the menu, and some pretty original ones too. Huge murals on the inside and outside walls - see who you recognize.... Marilyn, Dino, Buddy Holly, and oh, so many...More

Thank Kat K
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy here. Located right in downtown Chesterton - you can rub elbows with the locals if you're so inclined. Basic menu of average quality. Really nice staff. You go this restaurant for the convenience ... take a walk across the street after eating, around...More

Thank billnlindamorgan
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We love to find Lil family hole in the wall restaurants and this is a find. Yummy lunch. Everyone ate all the food. Cute Lil restaurant. Definitely will be back on our next trip

Thank Jaime H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton
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