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Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille

1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556
+1 219-465-1801
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (84 reviews)
“meatloaf” (43 reviews)
“burgers” (96 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556
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11 - 20 of 667 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Had dinner here while on an outing with my family. The decor is unique, to say the least. My kids loved the train that runs overhead while dining. The restaurant is great for families -- lots of food and drink options, but still very casual....More

Thank Bret H
Reviewed 5 September 2017

food and atmosphere make this a family favorite! Learning about early american inventors is always fun while we wait for the legendary train to makes its appearance.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 29 August 2017

There were four of us and we made a reservation, changed it twice, and "Amy" was so extremely nice! You can also make a reservation on their website. The décor will take your breath away as you realize the blue collar workers and inventors of...More

1  Thank kentucky101
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The food was great, and the service was even better. Our waiter was awesome. Definitely recommend when you are in the area.

1  Thank Megan G
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We were staying at a hotel in Chesterton and drove the short 10 minutes here. The atmosphere is different and fun, they have a "character" of the week with food specials built around that person (Buffalo Bill- a Buffalo Bill burger) and a little boo...More

Thank Annakru
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This was by far one of the best restaurants we've visited in quite a long time. From the moment you get into the parking lot, you're greeted by some unique and interesting history. I advise you to take the time to read the plaque beneath...More

2  Thank IndyHawker
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant food we've had in a long time, and a fun atmosphere with great service! Wonderful experience!

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went on a Saturday evening about 5pm. It was about half full. We sat in the bar area. The staff were very friendly and prompt with attention. Interesting decor, pictures, and quotes painted in the walls were everywhere to look at. The dining area...More

2  Thank Patti W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Industrial Revolution was on the side of the highway as I was heading into ValPo for a quick business meeting. It caught my eye and I decided to make a note to stop in some time in the future. On my second trip into town,...More

1  Thank Ron R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Food and service were excellent. I had the cheese burger and garlic fries. I had a very good pale ale.

2  Thank pkcush
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Martha K
14 March 2017|
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Response from DarD55 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call the restaurant for that information.
Steve Laura H
30 December 2016|
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Response from Ken C | Property representative |
Yes! We will be open normal hours, from 11am till 10pm - come see us!
Roxana B
3 September 2015|
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Response from Megan D | Reviewed this property |
Roxana, you can reach them at 1-219-465-1801, I'm sure they would be more than happy to answer any questions you have and thanks for the good review, going to have to try their salad next time 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1084 Linwood Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-6556 (Formerly Industrial Revolution)
    (Route 30)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-465-1801
Born out of a passion to create a bold, unique and exciting restaurant theme, the Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille fuses the finest handcrafted comfort cuisine with an atmosphere that pays tribute to the American spirit of Innovation and Greatness.We aim to connect with our guests by telling the story of our nation’s inspirational past while serving them delicious classic foods favored by the American worker. This unique environment, which we call Upscale Industrial, is meant to inspire diners with inspirational stories of both famous and ordinary people who have made great contributions building our country as well as the risks taken that best exemplify Greatness.
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