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Stop 50 Wood Fired Pizzeria

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500 El Portal Dr, Michiana Shores, IN 46360-1922
+1 219-879-8777
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got the sampler for an app. The roasted peas and stuffed peppers were awesome. We ordered the Fontina Val d'Aosta and it was fabulous. The arugula was perfect and the roasted walnuts were a great touch. Good mix of craft beer from Burnem and Greenbush. Ambience is a mix of old and new.

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Thank MikeInTheHood
Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife's parents took us here the night of our stay. They told me I was in for a real treat. They were right. The pizza there is so good. We had the sausage, the special (peach and bacon) and the margherita. All three were quickly devoured. They have a good craft beer list, too, so make sure to partake.

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Thank Garrett R
Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The thin crust wood roasted pizza was delicious as was the green salad we ordered to accompany it....just the right amount of dressing. It all went down well with some local brews and finished off with smooth gelato This family owned business goes out of their way to make you feel at home and well taken care of This is... More 

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Thank wnewtreynolds
Valparaiso, Indiana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

stopped here on our way back from Michigan. We ordered the breadsticks with spicy marinera...So yummy! My man ordered the special which was prosciutto and peach. When he received it he didn't realize it was covered with walnuts and onions. Not sure if we didn't hear that from the waitress or if she didn't tell us. Still good pizza just... More 

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Thank jkucik
Hinsdale, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We loved our meal and will definitely be back! The pizza was outstanding, as was the salad. Everything is clearly homemade and fresh! Our daughter has a peanut allergy, and the staff was very well-versed in all of their ingredients because everything is made on-site. It's very rare that we trust a restaurant enough to eat dessert there, but my... More 

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Thank Lynn M
Michigan
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We live about 30 mins from this place and always heard wonderful things about the staff and food. My wife called ahead and got us a reservation. We arrived and this place was busy with several people waiting. We were greeted by the female owner and daughter. Both were so polite and nice. We ordered the Firecracker bread sticks and... More 

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Thank Shawn M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The pizza dough was indeed homemade, but the crust is super thin and the pizzas are not very large at all. Our pizza was $18 and it served 2. The ingredients are all fresh though and seem very high quality -it's just not a super filling pizza because it's so thin. Good taste though!

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Thank SouthernIndianaGal
Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is how pizza should be! We've had the pleasure of wood fired pizza in Italy. This is as close as we've come in the U.S. to the crispy crust, and judicious use of toppings. We had the mixed appetizer of handmade bread sticks with marinara sauce, roasted broccoli, and sausage stuffed zucchini. Then, we had two pizzas, one prosciutto... More 

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Thank FranklyFrancophile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Had the firecracker breadsticks, it comes with a side of spicy marinara with just the right amount of goat cheese to cool it down. The pizzas are delicious as well, thin, crispy Naples style pizzas. Friendly service and great food.

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Thank Katie Z
Dyer, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Quite a surprise in the middle of nowhere. Had the sample appetizers; included green beans, Italian sausage stuff peppers, bread sticks and marinara. All were delicious! Ordered two pizzas, margarita and sausage both were 5 star. The dough was definitely worth the trip. Sauce and topping s fresh and delicious. We will definitely be back when we're out that way.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 El Portal Dr, Michiana Shores, IN 46360-1922
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michiana Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 219-879-8777
Description
We are located in the residential neighborhood of Michiana Shores Indiana, one mile inland from the shores of Lake Michigan. A quiet setting with occasional horse traffic from the stables to their pasture down the street.

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