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Northside Diner

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American, Diner
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100 N Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2426
+1 219-926-9040
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for breakfast. Food is served up hot and fresh, with a smile. Have never been disappointed going here.

Thank KASK2001
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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442 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I had the lobster bisque, which was very good, and a fried perch sandwich that was also tasty. Service was excellent. I liked the tradition diner decor.

Thank trvladdict
Hebron, Kentucky
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Interesting menu of traditional diner food, and some Northside Originals. Old fashioned, small, family diner type atmosphere. Great murals on the inside and outside walls. Stars of the 50s and 60s - see who you can recognize!

Thank Kat K
Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States
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126 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We were travelling in northern Indiana and stopped in Chesterton to visit my cousin. I looked on Trip Advisor for a recommendation on a place to meet her. Based on the menu and reviews, I chose the Northside Diner. It was a good choice. The decor looks like an old diner and the staff wear vintage looking uniforms too! The... More 

Thank BethWallace
Indianapolis, Indiana
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

How can you beat this diner? We came with our kids and both myself and my friend greatly loved the food ( stellar pancakes ) and huge portions!

Thank IndyTravelDiva99
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

this is a great locally owned old fashioned diner, open for breakfast and lunch, the food is very good, the staff is very friendly, and the diner itself is like a step back in time

Thank Sheila G
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We thought the food was good but not anything outstanding. We went for breakfast, the waitress asked for our order as soon as she filled our coffee cups, we said we needed a minute or two to look at the menu. She gave us literally a minute and then stood at the end of the table waiting for us to... More 

Thank Donna M
Northfield, Minnesota
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and great atmosphere. Very good food. Our son is a very messy eater and they were still very nice!

Thank kakes005
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful decor. Excellent food. Great people. Wonderful place for breakfast! Other meals too. Fast service. Fun servers. Soup of the day is lobster bisque.

Thank Westscot K
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Food is OK. Staff were better. An old-style diner with some history. I used to go here in the early 70's. - Article_86

Thank Vonzant S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2426
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton
  • Phone Number: +1 219-926-9040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?