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Pestos Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2610
+1 219-462-0993
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“vodka chicken” (25 reviews)
“breadsticks” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2610
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for my sisters graduation and we were seated in a little alcove that was perfect for a group. My husband got the waiter recommended Chicken Vodka and loved it. The bread and oil was very good! They had a very good drink menu...More

Thank GBaby331
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pestos has the greatest Italian food and fresh food around. Really good variety in case you don't want pasta or pizza. Good seafood dishes and salads/ bread come with the meal (a la Olive garden) They will make anything to order and you can rent...More

Thank Turpa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived in Valpo for 12 years and just made it to Pestos- we sure have been missing out! Delicious food and great service. A casual yet classy atmosphere that would be great for a family dinner or a couple’s night out. A large...More

1  Thank Bkelly270
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rented their separate room for my daughter and son in laws baby shower and everything was wonderful. The manager and her staff were very accommodating and always helpful with whatever questions or needs I had. We did the Sunday buffet and it was delish with...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is so good. We loved the buffet they offer on Wednesday evenings. The vodka chicken is amazing and the pizza is great too.

Thank JuliaJaneG1989
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I have never had an average dinner here. Everything is always awesome. My husband & I have been going to Pestos since they were at their first location in the early 90's. I LOVE their chicken toscana. Salad with awesome house dressing. Fresh baked bread...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been visiting this establishment for over 20 years. Our favorites are Vodka Chicken and Seafood Alfredo.

Thank andymo5
Reviewed 24 February 2018

The food is great here, but you must order the breadsticks. They are second to none. You also get a choice of three different sauces as a selection. My favorite is the alfredo which will put into cardiac arrest, but somethings are worth the sacrifice....More

Thank sdamron2017
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Food was amazing for all three of us. Austin, our waiter was so attentive even though it was super busy for a Saturday night. Will go back for sure.

Thank Michellelovesthebeac
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Art and Joanne have a gem here. You need to make reservations on buffet night (wed) or expect a long wait. Great Italian food and very creative dishes that taste outstanding!! Best bread pudding anywhere

Thank valpoinsurance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2610
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-462-0993
  • E-mail
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