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Gamba Ristorante

455 E 84th Dr, Merrillville, IN 46410-6640
+1 219-736-5000
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“gambas” (30 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
455 E 84th Dr, Merrillville, IN 46410-6640
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place, with an exceptional staff. We made friends with owner. The food was amazing, from The calamari to the stuff ravioli, lasagna dessert. Must try..

Thank patti4214
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had a large group (12) and were seated in a room apart from the regular diners. It worked out well and afforded us a measure of privacy that was welcome and appreciated. With family members ranging in age from 11 months and up and...More

Thank Roy L
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here before and had a very good meal; however, when the waiter informed me that the fillet was by far the most popular item on the menu, I had to give it a try. It was outstanding for several reasons: the meat...More

Thank jonathb5
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

On 4-5-18 some coworkers and I attended a pharmaceutical company’s presentation at the establishment. It was the first time we all had dined at Gamba. The building is architecturally unique, but the layout is efficient. The ambience is romantic, which is great for date nights,...More

Thank KompassionateDr
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Service was pretty darn good the decor is interesting along with the building. It is in an unassuming location however unmistakable. The food was a bit bland for my taste

Thank Neal D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The food is good but portions are quite small and bring the brinks truck when you get the check. They think they are in Chicago with their prices. Ambience is quite nice but can't get over the prices. Way overrated.

Thank John B
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant where you can experience a truly elegant dining experience. You are greated by one of the Gamba family members and seated at a table with elegant appointments. There is a great selection of wine and several different beers. The bar...More

Thank ckramer4077
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

So I started off being impressed with the wide variety of unique dishes, everything from elk to rabbit to skate fin. Add to that a extremely knowledgeable waitstaff that took the time to go through some key dishes on the menu , with more elaborate...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 15 December 2017

A. Absolutely. We were greeted by the owner with a smile and "Buono Sera"! When you arrive at Gamba, you can feel the relaxed elegance of the ristorante. The surroundings are beautiful and the people even more so. We were there for our office Christmas...More

Thank PartyOnIndy
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This place is very nice. And the food is very good. I wish that the owner would be a little nicer. Unfortunately he can be quite condescending at times. The service was good from the wait staff and from the bartender.

Thank AnaTravelsForWork
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5 August 2017|
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Response from LFA11111 | Reviewed this property |
There is no children's menu. They are very accommodating and can modify the foods served to make them acceptable for children. When my kids were young it was not unusual for one to have pasta with butter and cheese... More
Richard M
22 July 2016|
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Response from KarenInMunsterIN | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. It is an upscale restaurant with impecable decor so no cut offs or swim gear. Outdoor dining is available in season.
13 February 2016|
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Response from KarenInMunsterIN | Reviewed this property |
I think the food is wonderful. If you have special needs, ask and they will accommodate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 E 84th Dr, Merrillville, IN 46410-6640
    (Connecticut St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-736-5000
  • E-mail
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