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Old Chicago

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740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5537
+1 219-472-0616
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service once again. My girlfriend and I stopped in for lunch before shopping at the mall across the street, will be back again.

Thank James Z
Indianapolis, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Their pizza is really good and their calzones are awesome! The restaurant is nice. They have a really good bar area. A large selection of beer. The waitress and waiters are very tentative. We come here every time we are in town, always great!!!!

Thank Becky W
Corbin, Kentucky
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We ate this Old Chicago because we liked the one in Lexington and they didn't disappoint. Food was very good. The Cubs were playing in the playoffs and we were right outside Chicago so everybody was cheering to the game. Very good atmosphere and great pizza.

Thank Richard G
Dowagiac, Michigan
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116 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We went here with our young daughter. It was noisy because it was full of families eating. The menu is huge and the food is good. The service was good also. Would love to go back.

Thank Kleine
Holland, Michigan
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Adults were thrilled with the extensive beer selection and huge menu while kids were thrilled with their menu that was picture based. They also gave each kid a small ball of pizza dough to play with. Food was great. We would definitely go back.

Thank lindsaylur
Lafayette, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We took a weekend trip to Merrillville and knew we wanted pizza for dinner. It was a Friday so the restaurant was busy, but the wait was considerably less than what was quoted. We were excited to try the pizza and were not disappointed. The ale crust was flavorful and the pizza toppings were fresh. Staff was friendly and the... More 

Thank tweatherford16
Utica, Michigan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went here with some friends. Ordered pizza as well as a few appetizers. Food was great , very fast service. Stuff very friendly. Restaurant layout and atmosphere very nice. Descent Prices .

Thank soc1956
Crown Point, Indiana
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The personal pizza the Chicago eight is enough for two with an appetizer and a drink the service is on it great bartender Megan what a joy to eat a quiet dinner today

Thank Jaime C
Moline, Illinois
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I love Thai Pie it's my most favorite food in the world I went to Old Chicago for Thai pie took it to go - it was the worst dry most awful pizza ever! The service was great loved the bartenders but they need to hire new cooks! That meet Old Chicago standards!!

Thank JPatrickX2
Cincinnati, Ohio
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81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I ate here with a large group. They handled our group with no problem with a lot of to go orders. The food was great. The prices were fair for the large portion you receive.

Thank Steve C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5537
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-472-0616

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?