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Old Chicago

€€ - €€€American, , Pizza
740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5537
+1 219-472-0616
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (72 reviews)
“artichoke dip” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5537
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ordered a thin crust and a regular deep dish pizza. Let me be honest, I loved both of them equally. The single serve pizza is plenty for 2 people with an appetizer! The person serving us was very helpful and a happy guy. When...More

Thank VegLionHoosier
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Very clean restaurant, right off of I -65, pizza delicious, chopped salad delicious, have children's menu, prices reasonable, Brandon our server was excellent.

Thank fredakarus
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Perfect place for our family to gather on our short vacation. All 10 of us seated immediately on a busy Friday evening...with great service and so many wonderful options. We enjoyed every selection...to the last bite!

Thank jbla1951
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Nice people and typical Chicago Pizza available. Type of visit you will have is a bit dependent on who occupies nearby tables. Customers during our dinner included some (but surely not all) that should only do carry out. (Loud, not as family friendly)

Thank patrickhS3831ZM
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit to this restaurant, this time during March madness. It was very busy but they were properly staffed and able to support the added customers. Food was great! Welcoming atmosphere. Recommend!

Thank Myboysmyworld
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We ordered pretzel bites and they tasted more like chunks of pizza crust. My son got Shepherds Pie and he really liked it. I ordered a salad and it was unimpressive, some cabbage and lettuce thrown in a bowl with a couple of chunks of...More

Thank Kelli S
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Baked spaghetti and meatballs is excellent! I came here from a recommendation and so glad I did! Awesome restaurant.

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A great menu to choose from. I love the artichoke dip appetizer. Has a family side and bar side, so works for families or a night out.

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop on the way back to Indianapolis after a day of shopping in Chicago. We wanted to get out of Chicago before rush hour so we decided to eat dinner in Merrillville. We still wanted Chicago deep dish pizza and found Old...More

Thank fins4me
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here for about a year and Stopped for a quick burger lunch at 1PM on a Saturday hoping to be in and out in an hour/ Server was very prompt, courteous and attentive . Restaurant was not busy and dining room we were...More

Thank Nikogee
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Marlo S
10 November 2015|
Response from Beth L | Reviewed this property |
So sorry...I am not sure if they do deliver. It is always worth the trip to the restaurant, tho. My favorite is the Thai Pizza!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5537
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-472-0616
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