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Aladdin Pita 3750 W 80th Ln, Merrillville
Aladdin Pita
Middle Eastern • $$

Aladdin Pita

3750 W 80th Ln, Merrillville, IN 46410

Loved the dinner buffet. It's a good deal and great prices! Good selection to choose from also. The waitress stopped by several times to make sure we were...

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  • Superb238 Reviews4.8
Gamba Ristorante 455 E 84th Dr, Merrillville
Gamba Ristorante
Bar & Grill • $$$

Gamba Ristorante

455 E 84th Dr, Merrillville, IN 46410

The food was wonderful and the buss boy Kalen was excellent and attentive he earned five stars. The evening had so many in a banquet garden that the wait...

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  • Superb272 Reviews4.5
Asparagus 7876 Broadway, Merrillville
Asparagus
Thai • $$

Asparagus

7876 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

I love this place! Tammy is the real deal. I started dining at her restaurants back in the 90's in Calumet City but this place always brings me back...

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  • Superb303 Reviews4.4
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant 2120 Southlake Mall, Merrillville
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
American

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant

2120 Southlake Mall, Merrillville, IN 46410

Michael is the best server they have his customer service is impeccable !! The luckiest diners are the ones who get him as their server. Request him and...

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  • Superb404 Reviews4.3
El Chaparral Mexican Restaurant 7849 Taft St, Merrillville
El Chaparral Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

El Chaparral Mexican Restaurant

7849 Taft St, Merrillville, IN 46410

my first time visiting. I had the steak fajitas. it was juicy and flavorful. the lettuce was fresh. sour cream was delicious also. the rice was cooked...

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Chick-fil-A 2385 Southlake Mall, Merrillville
Chick-fil-A
Chicken • $

Chick-fil-A

2385 Southlake Mall, Merrillville, IN 46410

Never tried it until today . (political reasons )But anywho , My boyfriend peeked my interest. I must comply with what all the craziness is for , Y'all...

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Spice Thai Cuisine 1491 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville
Spice Thai Cuisine
Thai • $$

Spice Thai Cuisine

1491 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

I have been here twice now and each experience has proven to be very good. Reservations are required due to limited seating which in turn allows for attention...

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  • Superb203 Reviews4.3
MISSION BBQ 2217 E 80th Ave, Merrillville
MISSION BBQ
Barbecue • $$

MISSION BBQ

2217 E 80th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

By far one of the best BBQ spots in NWI. Pricing is fair for the type of food they offer. Plus, the respect that they give to the US military and public...

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Cafe Stelios Breakfast Restaurant 7454 Broadway, Merrillville
Cafe Stelios Breakfast Restaurant
Breakfast

Cafe Stelios Breakfast Restaurant

7454 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

In Crown Point for a few days and decided to make the short drive to try out Cafe Stelios and it did not disappoint! I came on a Wednesday so it was not...

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  • Superb179 Reviews4.6
Fresh to Order 540 81st Ave, Merrillville
Fresh to Order
American • $$

Fresh to Order

540 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

Amazing! I finally found a place that serves a crispy fresh salad, lol! Menu looks great w/ plenty of healthy options. I can't wait to try again I had the...

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  • Superb145 Reviews4.4
House of Kobe 8101 Broadway, Merrillville
House of Kobe
Sushi Bar • $$

House of Kobe

8101 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

Absolutely amazing!! The food is delicious and they even give you different sauces for different types of food. The drinks are amazing too and it definitely...

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  • Good203 Reviews4.1
Red Lobster 1450 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville
Red Lobster
Seafood • $$

Red Lobster

1450 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

Monday night endless shrimp was amazing! Our servers were on point, bringing drink refills prior to the meal, and ensuring that our next course if shrimp was...

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  • Good198 Reviews4
El Poblano Mexican Restaurant 7600 Broadway, Merrillville
El Poblano Mexican Restaurant
Mexican

El Poblano Mexican Restaurant

7600 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

My favorite since they opened! Even had my son's first bday party there.. my family & friends enjoyed the food and the amazing service. Definitely...

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  • Superb147 Reviews4.6
Taste of India 761 E 81st Pl, Merrillville
Taste of India
Indian • $

Taste of India

761 E 81st Pl, Merrillville, IN 46410

Decent Indian fare. Prices were closer to the expensive side but it is the only Indian restaurant in the area so that could be it. Food was good which is...

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  • Superb183 Reviews4.3
Grand Park Cafe & Pizza 1599 E 85th Ave, Merrillville
Grand Park Cafe & Pizza
Pizza • $

Grand Park Cafe & Pizza

1599 E 85th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

Absolutely amazing food, great prices, and extremely friendly service!!! Hands down the best Eggplant Parmesan that I have ever had!! Huge servings! Cheesecake...

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  • Superb159 Reviews4.4
Saigon Noodle House 1515 81st Ave, Merrillville
Saigon Noodle House
Vietnamese • $$

Saigon Noodle House

1515 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

Amazing pho here. Broth from scratch, most meats I've ever seen in a bowl of pho and service was quick and with a big smile. Had the shrimp spring rolls...

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BC Osaka 2999 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville
BC Osaka
Sushi • $$

BC Osaka

2999 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410

It was a great dine-in experience. The food and service was excellent, and they had a larger variety to choose from than most buffets. Another great thing was...

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LongHorn Steakhouse 2345 E 80th Ave, Merrillville
LongHorn Steakhouse
Steak House • $$

LongHorn Steakhouse

2345 E 80th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

This is our favorite location. ALLIYAH is our favorite but all the staff is pretty awesome here. We celebrated our 12yr olds birthday large party 10+ We were...

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  • Good208 Reviews3.7
Texas Corral 312 81st Ave, Merrillville
Texas Corral
Family • $$

Texas Corral

312 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

Food is incredible. The staff was so helpful and friendly. The restaurant was CLEAN! The restrooms were very clean. All around it's a great and fun date...

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  • Good172 Reviews3.9
La Carreta Mexican Restaurant & Bar 269 81st Ave, Merrillville
La Carreta Mexican Restaurant & Bar
Mexican • $$

La Carreta Mexican Restaurant & Bar

269 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

An unexpected surprise on my travels going south I happened by this little restaurant, you walk inside and it's lovely, the colors, the atmosphere,...

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  • Good171 Reviews3.9
Gino's Steakhouse 600 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville
Gino's Steakhouse
Steak House • $$

Gino's Steakhouse

600 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410

They give you the most wonderful bread and marinated sweet pepper in a balsamic olive oil sauce. The coconut shrimp was delicious. The blood orange martini...

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  • Good218 Reviews3.6
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant 1900 Southlake Mall, Merrillville
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
Italian • $$

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

1900 Southlake Mall, Merrillville, IN 46410

I can't believe I never ate at this place until about a year ago. Me and my brother go here a lot. I'd say it's our first choice when we have...

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  • Good198 Reviews3.7
Taco Depot 851 W 57th Ave, Merrillville
Taco Depot
Mexican • $

Taco Depot

851 W 57th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

A friend suggested that I check out this taco Joint. I had no idea about this place. Good ass food, decent prices and girl at counter was cool and patient. I...

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  • Good162 Reviews4.2
Bob Evans 1446 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville
Bob Evans
American • $$

Bob Evans

1446 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

I came here with a friend and had the whole hog breakfast ?. It's actually enough for 2 people. You get 2 strips of bacon, 2 sausage links, 2 sausage...

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  • Good190 Reviews3.7
Simply Seafood 5516 Broadway, Merrillville
Simply Seafood
Seafood • $$

Simply Seafood

5516 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

Always love the shrimp here. I Usually visit when I come back in town. My only issue is I forget to ask for cole slaw & unlike other locations, they...

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Cafe Fondue 281 W 80th Pl, Merrillville
Cafe Fondue
Fondue • $$$

Cafe Fondue

281 W 80th Pl, Merrillville, IN 46410

One of the best restaurants I've ever been to! Owner was extremely nice and welcoming. Highly recommend the wine flight and white chocolate raspberry...

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Pepe's Off Broadway 260 84th Dr, Merrillville
Pepe's Off Broadway
Mexican • $$

Pepe's Off Broadway

260 84th Dr, Merrillville, IN 46410

Great place if u like Mexican food. Their guacamole is the bomb! Great margaritas, had to get a hotel room for the night, lol!! Great time headed back to indy...

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  • Good150 Reviews3.9
Angie’s BREAKFAST & GRILL 6740 Broadway, Merrillville
Angie’s BREAKFAST & GRILL
American

Angie’s BREAKFAST & GRILL

6740 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

I love Angies.. its very clean and fast service... the food is always good and fresh. I love the BLTs and Omelettes. I definitely recommend this place for...

  • Superb62 Reviews4.9
Portillo's Hot Dogs 555 E 81st Ave, Merrillville
Portillo's Hot Dogs
Italian

Portillo's Hot Dogs

555 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

First time customer.....lines are long, helps to preview the menu before you go to the drive thru. Took us about 20 minutes at the least and we arrived about a...

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  • Good266 Reviews3.7
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 6200 Opportunity Ln, Merrillville
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
American • $

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

6200 Opportunity Ln, Merrillville, IN 46410

We was there had dinner it was great the Southern fried chicken and a chicken dinner both were absolutely great so it would be great when over the next day...

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  • Good215 Reviews3.8

American Restaurants

American in Merrillville
Catch Table & Tap 500 E 81st Ave, Merrillville
Catch Table & Tap
American • $$

Catch Table & Tap

500 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

Try the BONELESS CHICKEN WINGS! Highly recommend because it’s made out of real chicken breast. When the bartender told me I thought like meh, he’s just...

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  • Good137 Reviews3.9
Hooters 771 E 81st Pl, Merrillville
Hooters
American • $$

Hooters

771 E 81st Pl, Merrillville, IN 46410

Highly recommend the pretzels appetizer. Best hooters in the area hands down time and time again. Unfortunately I do not have a complete plate to show their...

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  • Good174 Reviews3.6
Bar Louie - Merrillville 8239 Georgia St, Merrillville
Bar Louie - Merrillville
American • $$

Bar Louie - Merrillville

8239 Georgia St, Merrillville, IN 46410

I visit here as a place to study late at night. Happy to find a quiet corner, enjoy my drink, and cram for my exams.Good customer service, servers are sweet...

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  • Good176 Reviews3.4

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Merrillville
Old Chicago 740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville
Old Chicago
Pizza

Old Chicago

740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

First time doing carryout. I was warmly greeted, promptly served, and graciously welcomed back by Jess and Sarina who were friendly and professional--a most...

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  • Good226 Reviews3.6
Godfather's Pizza 6851 Broadway, Merrillville
Godfather's Pizza
Pizza • $$

Godfather's Pizza

6851 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

The best pizza in the area in my opinionEverything about the pizza is fantastic. I could literally eat the crust by itself. I eat there a lot. Not overly...

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  • Good62 Reviews4.1
Palermos of 63rd Merrillville IN 2893 E 81st Ave, Merrillville
Palermos of 63rd Merrillville IN
Pizza

Palermos of 63rd Merrillville IN

2893 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

One of our favorite pizzas and the Italian roast beef beats anything so far in the merrillville area. However getting charged inconsistent pricing and a...

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  • Good56 Reviews4.1

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Merrillville
El Salto Restaurant 5031 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville
El Salto Restaurant
Mexican • $$

El Salto Restaurant

5031 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410

They have the best Steak Tacos I have ever had highly recommended everything on the menu is Very Tasty and absolutely good the staff is nice and respectful...

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  • Good168 Reviews3.7
Chili's Grill & Bar 2425 Southlake Mall, Merrillville
Chili's Grill & Bar
Mexican • $$

Chili's Grill & Bar

2425 Southlake Mall, Merrillville, IN 46410

Excellent food (3 for $10) as well as excellent service! We had to wait about a half hour to be seated due to them being short on servers! But, it was worth...

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  • Good161 Reviews3.3
QDOBA Mexican Eats 333 E 81st Ave Unit 125, Merrillville
QDOBA Mexican Eats
Mexican • $

QDOBA Mexican Eats

333 E 81st Ave Unit 125, Merrillville, IN 46410

The people there r so nice and the place is clean and this is my 1st time getting food there nd there food is really good i got a burrito to go and it taste...

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  • Good120 Reviews3.9

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Merrillville
First Wok 5370 Broadway, Merrillville
First Wok
Chinese • $

First Wok

5370 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

I told my friends about this place with my warmest recommendations. I visit this place often. I get very good feedback from my friends. The the cooking is...

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C & J Restaurant 6174 Broadway, Merrillville
C & J Restaurant
Chinese • $

C & J Restaurant

6174 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

Used to order from here all the time when I lived in Hobart, but have sinced moved and unfortunately they don't deliver to my area. I still send hubby for...

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  • Superb66 Reviews4.3
Panda Express 31 81st St, Merrillville
Panda Express
Chinese • $

Panda Express

31 81st St, Merrillville, IN 46410

The meals were very good. There was a new guy handling the counter. He was very slow trying to put everything in the compartments and not giving you enough for...

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  • Average155 Reviews3.1

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Merrillville
Simon Sez Fast Food 2250 81st Ave, Merrillville
Simon Sez Fast Food
Fast Food • $

Simon Sez Fast Food

2250 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

August 2021 - We have wanted to try this place for some time. I had a loaded hamburger and a small fry and my wife had a hotdog and small fry. The food was...

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White Castle 1 E 81st Ave, Merrillville
White Castle
Fast Food • $

White Castle

1 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

Ok so from Out of Town, but lived here my whole life. Anyway had to get White Castle because it’s past the normal hours and it’s a staple. We had about 15...

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  • Good165 Reviews3.9
Philly Steak & Lemonade 2024 81st Ave, Merrillville
Philly Steak & Lemonade
Fast Food

Philly Steak & Lemonade

2024 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

So I live not 5 mins from this place. Im from Chicago southside, so yall know we like to eat. I always get the bacon chicken buffalo Philly sandwich and it...

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  • Good132 Reviews4.1

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Merrillville
Cajun Crab House 2124 Southlake Mall, Merrillville
Cajun Crab House
Seafood

Cajun Crab House

2124 Southlake Mall, Merrillville, IN 46410

Okay, so we'd been looking for a place up this way with a really good seafood boil for like a year. Guess what people? We found it!!! THIS IS IT! The...

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Cajun House 234 81st Ave, Merrillville
Cajun House
Seafood

Cajun House

234 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

This is a cozy restaurant with good food and a friendly staff. I like that it wasn't too crowded. Prices were on par with other crab boil places I've...

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Shark's Fish and Chicken 510 W Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville
Shark's Fish and Chicken
Seafood • $

Shark's Fish and Chicken

510 W Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410

By far, some of the best lemon pepper chicken you can find around here. Loved it so much, I bought two bottles of their lemon pepper seasoning. Fries are also...

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  • Good128 Reviews3.5

Burger Restaurants

Burgers in Merrillville
Culver's 1579 E 79th Ave, Merrillville
Culver's
Burgers • $

Culver's

1579 E 79th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

We are new to the area and are not familiar with Culver's well let me tell you something, we are Uber familiar now!!! The ice cream is so creamy and and...

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  • Good175 Reviews3.9
McDonald's 1939 E 80th Ave, Merrillville
McDonald's
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs • $

McDonald's

1939 E 80th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

would have gave 5 stars but i was disappointed when the drive thru was long at 11:30am and the inside was only open from 2pm-7pm cause of covid, what do they...

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  • Good141 Reviews3.6
McDonald's 6100 Mississippi St, Merrillville
McDonald's
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs • $

McDonald's

6100 Mississippi St, Merrillville, IN 46410

McKayla made my day!! Fast food restaurants need more well rounded employees like her!! She has a happy spirit!! She deserves a raise ?? and is manager...

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  • Good135 Reviews3.5
Firehouse Subs Crossings At Hobart 2627 E 80th Ave, Merrillville
Firehouse Subs Crossings At Hobart
Sandwich Shop • $

Firehouse Subs Crossings At Hobart

2627 E 80th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

Better than Subway and Jimmy Johns. The sandwiches can be a bit messy, so avoid eating in the car if possible. Whenever I come here for one sub, I wish I had...

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  • Superb127 Reviews4.3
Panera Bread 303 E 81st Ave, Merrillville
Panera Bread
Sandwich Shop • $$

Panera Bread

303 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

The kinds of people ordering here are menaces, if they paid any attention they'd realize the employees still showing up are working themselves to the core...

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  • Good153 Reviews3.6
Subway 9299 Broadway, Merrillville
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

9299 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

The food was fresh,I requested veggies on the side.The sandwich preparer appeared irritated.Cashier was awesome.So 4 stars because of the worker...

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  • Good63 Reviews4
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen 1555 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
Chicken • $

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

1555 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

The drive thru line today was never ending but boy oh boy was it worth! Everything was freshly made and seasoned well and the nuggets are a hit. Now I see why...

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  • Poor220 Reviews2.1
KFC 5700 Broadway, Merrillville
KFC
Chicken • $

KFC

5700 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

I've lived in this area for 24 years. This KFC used to be much better than it is, but it's still KFC and I feel my experience isn't out of the...

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  • Good97 Reviews3.4
Wingstop 407 81st Ave, Merrillville
Wingstop
Chicken Wings • $$

Wingstop

407 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

I like this wing stop because they have great wings. However I placed a DoorDash order and called back to add a cheese sauce. 2 different times. The girl on...

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  • Average69 Reviews2.9
Applebee's Grill + Bar 8425 Broadway, Merrillville
Applebee's Grill + Bar
Sports Bar • $$

Applebee's Grill + Bar

8425 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

I have always been a fan of Applebee's food for a quick bite. The staff was friendly and attentive. The manager engaging. Despite being shorthanded they...

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  • Good157 Reviews3.4
Hydad's 31 W 80th Pl, Merrillville
Hydad's
Sports Bar • $

Hydad's

31 W 80th Pl, Merrillville, IN 46410

What a wonderful visit. With what is going on, it has been a long time since I've seen the people I really miss. The place is, as always, impeccably clean...

  • Superb82 Reviews4.4
Sheffield's Sportsbar & Restaurant 1515 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville
Sheffield's Sportsbar & Restaurant
Sports Bar

Sheffield's Sportsbar & Restaurant

1515 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

Great food! Service can sometimes lack depending on how many people they have working. In the mornings it seems like the bartender is also the person cooking...

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  • Good136 Reviews3.8