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Port Drive In - CLOSED

419 N Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2431
+1 219-926-3500
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  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fries” (6 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
419 N Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2431
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered a medium sundae and are still trying to figure out if they accidentally gave us a kiddie size or they really charge $4 for a tiny bowl of soft serve with some hot fudge. It seemed like a fun place and can't speak...More

Thank Josten F
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Recently the Port Drive In was purchased and has reopened! The food, service and nostalgia remains the same! You can eat in your car, at picnic tables behind the building or inside. Menu is varied and be certain to get root beer. Currently, they close...More

Thank Marie A
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Fun place for the family, hard to find drive-ins these days. The fresh fruit shakes are amazing(peach is my favorite). Cash only! Inside will take u back in time. Burgers and fries are good (what u expect) from a drive-in. Definitely worth the old time...More

Thank jzpurdue
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I hate to be the bearer of bad news but the Port Drive In closed this autumn for good. The building has been for sale since summer and still is in early 2017. Always a great place to go. If you missed it, I'm sorry...More

Thank Marie A
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is not fancy food but it is friendly with great service and food like there was in old drive-in restaurants. Hot dogs, hamburgers, great root beer, etc. Great for kids or for anyone to get a quick lunch.

Thank willie35
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Been stopping here for a frosty cold mug of root beer after hiking or beaching at the dunes since I was a kid in high school in the 70's.

Thank John K
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We passed by this place often and finally stopped in last month. Huge selection of ice cream and shake flavors. Very friendly staff and quick courteous service. We will now stop in every time we are in the area.

Thank DJBrooklyn
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The Port is a throw-back root beer stand with good food but you go there for the experience. There are not many opportunities to have the waitress come to your car ... then bring a "dog" and a mug of beer and hang the tray...More

Thank billnlindamorgan
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Car-hops, jute boxes, malted milk shakes, chilly dogs, green rivers, and root beer. OMG! I must be dreaming! Fantastic place. Bring the kids to see what 'cruising' was all about!

Thank Virgil1944
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We have visited here often while traveling to the Indiana Sand Dunes. Every time the food is delicious and my favorite is the fish and chips. My son enjoys the burgers and crinkle cut fries.

Thank IndyTravelDiva99
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 N Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2431
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton
  • Phone Number: +1 219-926-3500
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