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Old Chicago

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740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410
+1 219-472-0616
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11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Hobart, Indiana
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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great bar area with a huge selection of beers the food is good not great. Stick to the appetizers a lot of choices and better then the entrees. Nice place and atmosphere!

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Elburn, Illinois
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a business trip, I ordered pizza as carryout. I ordered the "Chicago 7". The pizza has a perfect crust, not too much bread, fresh ingredients, and cooked perfectly. The atmosphere was inviting (even though this was carryout) and the staff was friendly. Being from the Chicagoland area, I'm not so sure it was to my standard however, in this... More 

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Thank auggieson3
Milwaukee
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in during a business trip pizza was pretty good and service was excellent. Not much else to say but would definitely stop in again.

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Thank mkefoodie
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our waiter was very efficient, Pizza was very good, came very quick though. Salad & dressing was very good. Drinks were tasty. Enjoy everything. Great service.

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Thank fredakarus
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Sicilian Pepperoni Roll Mac n Cheese. Absolutely fantastic, don't get to much or too little, just enough, and the flavor is fantastic. Service was great, didn't have to ask for a thing!

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Thank Scott P
Gary, Indiana, Usa
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

love the pizza and the lunch buffet does not disappoint ...the service of the waiters and waitress could be better

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Thank Candice D
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 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.

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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!!!!

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Thank Becky W
Corbin, Kentucky
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Richard G
Dowagiac, Michigan
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118 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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.

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Thank Kleine

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Restaurant Details

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

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