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Semento's Napoli Cafe

1200 West St, Valparaiso, IN 46385-6264
+1 219-548-9046
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
3 Nov 2018
“Really like this place”
26 Mar 2018
“old school”
Open Now
American, Bar, Italian, Pub
$$ - $$$
1200 West St, Valparaiso, IN 46385-6264
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Reviewed today

What a great place, shrimp was probably the best I've had in a long time, Nikki our server was the best, and even the people we met while there were absolutely fantastic. We all had a fantastic time last night. They even have a decorated...More

Thank Cliff M
Reviewed 3 November 2018

An old school kind of place. If it were smaller it would be the neighborhood bar( in Chicago) that served food. Love the decor...wide open comfortable. Smoke will get to you so we ate in smoke free dining room...small but comfortable. We both thought food...More

Thank john b
aprilfoolone, Owner at Semento's Napoli Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

John, Thanks so much for the positive review. I hope you come back again soon and try something else, hopefully it will be great! Look forward to seeing you again! Robin Semento

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Haven't been to this place in years as it had a bad reputation. We had heard several good things lately so decided to give it a try. Went on a Friday and they were very busy, many people get their whitefish special. I had the...More

Thank jr2017H2O
aprilfoolone, Owner at Semento's Napoli Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi, thanks so much for the review! We’re glad you came back to give us a try. Yes we are a smoking bar, our non smoking dining room was added so people could eat without the smoke right next to them. I’m sorry your perch...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

stopped in for a drink and had a great time. watched a bit of a game, great service and a couple of well mixed beverages. would gladly visit againMore

Thank jon s
aprilfoolone, Owner at Semento's Napoli Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Jon, Thanks for the nice review! I like the term “old school” you used. We are just that, a neighborhood tavern. We’ve been there for 75 yrs. now. We try to keep it simple, keep it clean and serve good food and drinks. If you...More

Reviewed 25 January 2018

Lake perch dinner is out of this world..love their Reuben Sandwiches! Enjoy the quiet room in the back. Bar area is noisy but it is a bar

Thank katherinemV9931JD
aprilfoolone, Owner at Semento's Napoli Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thanks Kathy for the great review! Yes, our Lake perch is one of my favorites. Hope we see you back real Soon! Robin Semento

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We are non smokers walked in walked out what can i say i dint like to have stinky clothes do more business smoke free 3 monkey's is a smoke free bar tavern in Hobart does good business smoking was cool 75 years ago, not so...More

Thank davea336
aprilfoolone, Owner at Semento's Napoli Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Dave, Just wanted to let you know that we do have a non smoking dining room with a separate entrance on the west side the building. You can enjoy the same food on either side. And, after Memorial Day our outside deck is open in...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We went to Semento's again last night for sandwiches this time. The place was packed but the service and quality was not lacking. Recommend again!

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Stopped here after a long trip. Waitress was exceptionally nice. Tara was her name. Good food. Lots of atmosphere and just good fun.

Thank Irishtiger525
aprilfoolone, Owner at Semento's Napoli Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thanks for stopping! Tar has been with us for quite some time, yes she is awesome! Hope you can stop in again. Robin

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stopped in with friends to have lunch. Didn't know they opened later. Came back for drinks and bocce ball. Great area out back with bocce ball, shuffle board, and hanging lanterns. Outside bar opens at 5. Fun place to bring friends. Will be back to...More

Thank LinJess1728
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place is kind of strange. People tend to think of it as a dive, but it really isn't at all. It's nice inside, and outside, they have a new deck and yard where they offer beanbags, shuffleboard, horseshoes, etc. The food has always been...More

1  Thank Jeff L
aprilfoolone, Owner at Semento's Napoli Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Hi Boilerjeff, So glad you found us !! We have always said we are the best kept secret in Valpo. A large amount of people still say they have never heard of us before. We have been here 75yrs! I think our outside beer garden...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 19
American, Bar, Italian, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 am - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 am - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 am - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 am - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 am - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 am - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 West St, Valparaiso, IN 46385-6264
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-548-9046
  • E-mail
Semento's Napoli Cafe is a local family owned business since 1939. We have a full menu with huge portions. From Sandwiches, bar appetizers, and dinners to seafood. We also have large selection of beer and liquor choices. Our seating capacity is quite large and we can handle large groups for well. ( Advance notice is always helpful for groups over 10). We have huge deck for a outside seating. Late this June we will be opening our new outdoor Beer Garden, Villa Court. We will have Bocce Ball and shuffleboard courts, Bags and horseshoes, and an outdoor seating area with a bar. We offer a shuffle board table, dart boards, Mega touch machine and more. We also have a Non smoking dining room with a separate entrance on the East side of the building, with a handicap ramp. Since we DO allow smoking in the bar room no minors are allowed in any section of the building. We cater to all walks of life! Great for dinner, and also for late night fun! We have a full wait staff to make sure you have a relaxing evening. "Why don't you come to our house for dinner!"
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