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Northside Diner

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American, Diner
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100 N Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2426
+1 219-926-9040
06:00 - 15:00
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Chesterton, Indiana
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite breakfast place in the area. The employees are always kind and welcoming. The service is always great - both courteous and quick, but not rushed. The food is delicious and the prices are just right. I'd suggest Northside Diner to anyone looking for a good place to grab breakfast or lunch!

Thank Jen W
Chesterton, IN
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little diner. Menu is huge. Staff super nice . We have gone for breakfast and the food is always awesome.

Thank bwhite131
Michigan City, Indiana
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107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Had passed this place on occasion for years and never really noticed it. Stopped with a friend as she had heard it was really good. Definitely a "Diner" atmosphere. No hostess, next person in line just grabs a table when available, you can also sit at the counter. Seasoned wait staff that is helpful, friendly, and fast. Food was hot... More 

Thank Kris C
Chesterton, Indiana
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295 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on Sunday about 9. The diner was busy but no one was waiting to be seated. Order was taken quickly. Two guests were served their waffle and biscuits & gravy, and two of us weren't served. We waited. Those with food finished their meals before the waitress came back to share that our food was given to other... More 

1 Thank Marie A
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Northside has excellent diner food! We go here consistently for breakfast on weekends and have always had good service and good food. Mind you it is not health oriented or gluten free but just good old diner food!

Thank Katherine B
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is a tiny 50s diner, so full of atmosphere. When we walked in we saw a counter with stools occupied by some old men reading papers over their cups of coffee; there was a working jukebox, too. Felt like something out of a movie! The restaurant was packed the entire time we were there--a sign of the good food.... More 

Thank trueindigo
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great local place to stop in for breakfast or lunch! Glad we found it on the way to Chicago. Friendly conversation with regulars was a nice surprise as we're the free freshly baked cookies!

Thank Stacey E
Valparaiso, Indiana
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92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

You can't get better anywhere. The breakfast skillets are overloaded with ingredients and flavor. The decor is old fashioned just like the prices.

Thank Mark R
Chesterton, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017

got my food quick and it was great. service was very good nice view of the trains and the park across the street large parking lot

Thank micshotrods
Valparaiso, Indiana
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76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We are newer to the area and have been looking for a breakfast place that is just real food without all the small portion/high prices fluff that seems to be all over this area. The portions here are not huge, but they are plenty and the prices are really good. The biscuits and gravy is the best I have had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-2426
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Chesterton
  • Phone Number: +1 219-926-9040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?