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Cafe Borgia

10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
+1 219-922-8889
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

The founder ofCrate and Barrel stated customers don’t discuss good experiences but tell everyone about bad experiences we hope a lot of people see this. First the Lasagna tasted like moms if mom bought encore lasagna at the Jewel second we were served inedible risotto...More

Thank munstertravel
Reviewed 4 December 2017

One of the few upscale places in Munster. It has an open and inviting interior and ambiance. The food is excellent, and the service prompt and attentive - patient too with the kids in our party. The portions are large, so better shared family style....More

Thank DrParticle
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The restaurant is ok as there are not many better options in this area, outside Chicago. The place is pleasant, the staff too; the service is fast. The selection on the menu is rather limited. The restaurant has a good reputation among the locals, but...More

Thank AnneFDF
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Butternut squash ravioli was sweet and tasty. Great wine list or cocktails. Our waitress was friendly and helpful with the specials for the day. She took pleasure making sure we were satisfied. Very clean restaurant with exquisite decor. Have never had a dissatisfied visit.

Thank jeanmarie328
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have been going to this place since it was a tiny hole in the wall in Lansing, IL and have continued loyal patronage as a frequent. I was HIGHLY offended and disappointed to realize I was paying (not made aware to me by server),...More

Thank k0na69
Reviewed 7 November 2017

What a beautiful ambience, a definite feel of an Italian villa. The wide open dining room is a delight with granite topped wooden tables and colorful glass light fixtures camouflaging the unfinished ceiling. However, the harsh acoustics made it difficult for easy conversation. Service was...More

Thank LUchicago
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Kinda of pricey but food was awesome. Yes i would recommend but would also advise be prepared to send some money. Upside portions are so big you bring home half of your dinner.

Thank debedsept
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I cannot say anything bad about the place but I did not think it was all that !! We had a party of 4. We were seated on a Saturday promptly at 5:30 (when we left at 7:00 people were circling the parking lot and...More

Thank Deana9528
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I ordered the calamari appetizer to share. It had absolutely no taste to it and needed salt -- and I'm not an "over" salter. The portion was huge though and it came with a different kind of chunky sauce. Two of us ordered a halibut...More

Thank Char S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Solid meals with good service. but they need a LUNCH menu with LUNCH pricing!. Most of us liked it better in Lansing IL when it was a cozy little place that everyone RAVED about.

Thank James N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10018 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-4055
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Munster
  • Phone Number: +1 219-922-8889
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Established in 1986, Cafe Borgia features the Italian specialties of Chef-owner Mike Jesso. A popular meeting place in Chicagoland, this northwest Indiana eatery is known for homemade menu offerings in an artistic atmosphere. With high praise for it's wine list from ZAGAT, Chef Jesso has had recipies featured in Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines. The Chef's Garden enhances the dining experience.
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