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Jimmy's Cafe

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55 Michigan Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5340
+1 219-462-9167
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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Breakfast at Jimmy's is a long-standing tradition, with good reason: it's excellent. Service is warm and friendly and no-nonsense competent, and while the food is generally great, the potatoes are absolutely, positively the best I've ever had at any breakfast spot anywhere in the world!

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Thank ParadoxTwo
La Crosse, Indiana
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love Jimmy's Cafe and Rea andNick the owners are great! They always greet you by name and Rea even remembers what you like to order. Great breakfasts and lunches!

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Thank kiki68225
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Jimmy's is a cozy family owned/run restaurant in downtown Valparaiso. Great Greek food and fabulous breakfast With ample portions and reasonable priced. One word of caution it is cash only. But worth the trip to the ATM 😊

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Thank Eric H
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

A cute little Greek restaurant serving breakfast and lunch. We mainly eat breakfast there and love the food. Really fast service if you are in a hurry, but want to eat and be on your way.

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Thank debbyc50
Valparaiso, Indiana
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236 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Really nice people but the food is very greasy. Says on the menu that they cook in butter. It's a decent cheap breakfast but nothing fancy. Very small room and it feels cramped and claustrophobic every time I've walked in there.

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Thank Laura99IN
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Jimmy's is a good home town restaurant for breakfast and lunch. The service is very good and the food is always fresh. If in the area it is worth a try.

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Thank BF665
Rice Lake
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Love the atmosphere in this breakfast/lunch only restaurant! Great place to eat after church or on Saturday morning!

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Thank Cathryn V
Plymouth, Indiana
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Very fast service and food is out to the table in no time. Only half a block from the 'main drag' to quite convenient. Food was good and well priced. The waitress was talking loudly on her cell phone (in another language) the entire time we were there and that was very distracting.But everything was as we ordered and she... More 

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Thank Coco413
Valparaiso, Indiana
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

We love to go to Jimmy's for breakfast on the weekends. The staff is beyond friendly and the food is fast, inexpensive and filling. We love a hearty breakfast, and that is what we always get. It is not fancy, which may be part of the reason we like it. Cash only.

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Thank Stephanie S
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Favorite place for breakfast. 😃 bring cash....if you go a second time staff seems to always remember you and treat you like family!!!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Michigan Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5340
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-462-9167

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