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Old Chicago

740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5537
+1 219-472-0616
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (69 reviews)
“artichoke dip” (2 reviews)
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Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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740 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5537
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my second visit to this restaurant, this time during March madness. It was very busy but they were properly staffed and able to support the added customers. Food was great! Welcoming atmosphere. Recommend!

Thank Myboysmyworld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered pretzel bites and they tasted more like chunks of pizza crust. My son got Shepherds Pie and he really liked it. I ordered a salad and it was unimpressive, some cabbage and lettuce thrown in a bowl with a couple of chunks of...More

Thank Kelli S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Baked spaghetti and meatballs is excellent! I came here from a recommendation and so glad I did! Awesome restaurant.

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great menu to choose from. I love the artichoke dip appetizer. Has a family side and bar side, so works for families or a night out.

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop on the way back to Indianapolis after a day of shopping in Chicago. We wanted to get out of Chicago before rush hour so we decided to eat dinner in Merrillville. We still wanted Chicago deep dish pizza and found Old...More

Thank fins4me
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here for about a year and Stopped for a quick burger lunch at 1PM on a Saturday hoping to be in and out in an hour/ Server was very prompt, courteous and attentive . Restaurant was not busy and dining room we were...More

Thank Nikogee
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This restaurant was accross the street from our motel. We were beat and took a close place. It worked out as this is a nice, Chicago style pizza place. The food is good and the staff is friendly and competent.

Thank Ilona J
Reviewed 28 October 2017

6 for dinner. Hand full of appetizers. 2 pizzas & 2 calzones. Took 1-1/2 hours to get served main courses. While there were a bunch of people, no lines were forming. Food was mediocre, our server was just overwhelmed by the 5 tables he was...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Background: We booked a large party for a wedding rehearsal. First the pros: The food was excellent and the servers and hostesses are friendly and helpful. Now the cons: Other than the general manager (Dee Dee), who was helpful and friendly (she even came out...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Went to Old Chicago because a co-worker suggested it, and let me say I was not disappointed. My first visit was take out. I had the Chicago 7 calzone, and it was fabulous. The next night I took some colleges out for dinner. We had...More

Thank Carrie H
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Marlo S
11 November 2015|
Response from Beth L | Reviewed this property |
So sorry...I am not sure if they do deliver. It is always worth the trip to the restaurant, tho. My favorite is the Thai Pizza!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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