Valparaiso's Best Restaurant Experience Starts Here!

don Quijote puts creative flair to Popcorn Fest offering.

What makes the Downtown Valpo Restaurants special goes well beyond just great food. They create remarkable experiences!

Although it is the remarkable food, wine and dining experiences that made the Downtown Valpo Restaurants a culinary destination, it is the insatiable desire to please customers that makes visiting downtown Valpo so special. Fans of Downtown Valpo’s unique culture love the innovative food offerings, outdoor dining (al fresco dining) and live music offerings.

So when these Chefs set out to create a website, it had to be more than just about food… it had to be about creating an experience! This website is an engaging experience that will be your source for culture and entertainment. From interactive menus to an events page that will always keep you in touch with the best things to do in the Vale of Paradise. Read More…

Radius Burger
Blue Point
Ricochet Taco


A Unique Culinary Experience
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Chef Eddy is known as one of Valpo’s most accomplished Chefs and has been with the Downtown Valpo Restaurants since it originated. This Chef knows Valpo and what his customers want….located in the heart of Valpo, across from the magnificent Court House, Blue Point serves Northwest Indiana’s largest fresh oyster selection. Although the Chef is known for his seafood, many locals will boast of his perfectly executed steaks, chicken entrees… [Read More]

Downtown Valpo Restaurants Carlos at Don Quijote

Passion…No other word can better capture the essence of Spanish cuisine or the don Quijote experience, says Chef Carlos Rivero. “In Spain, every meal is an opportunity to get together with friends and family, and food is one of the foundations of Spanish culture. Almost all Spanish food is made for sharing… whether its tapas, a huge paella pan shared between friends, or a fine bottle of Spanish Wine.” [Read More]

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Downtown Valpo Restaurants are made up of some real characters…perhaps none more than Sage‘s Chef Joe. Chef Joe exemplifies Valpo’s character. Tough, loyal, tenacious, passionate…and will do anything to create an amazing experience for his customers. His inspiration came from his Italian heritage, where cooking was an expression of love. Chef Joe never ceases to impress! Hand crafted entrees and unique dishes. [Read More]


Downtown Valpo Restaurants couldn’t be more excited to welcome Daniel Wang and his Japanese culture to Valpo’s world-class portfolio. Furin’s diverse menu includes classic Japanese cuisine with an infusion of modern rolls, steak, sushi, sashimi, ramen and teriyaki. Furin’s remarkable cultural experience that will capture your heart. Furin’s remarkable cultural experience that will capture your heart. Furin has quickly become a downtown favorite… [Read More]

Outdoor dining or a Romantic dinner Downtown Valpo Restauarnts

This is perhaps the most innovative restaurant you’ll ever go to. A 1940’s Chicago Tavern theme with a transfusion of American, Italian and Mexican cuisine. Chef Paul Loduca’s innovation was inspired by his father, a renown Chicago chef and restaurateur. If you’re looking for a classic Chicago dinner, Pikk’s” raises the steaks”. When it comes to Ribeye, New York Steak, and the Filet Mignon, nobody in Chicago does it better. [Read More]

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Radius has it all…a diverse menu, a great bar, and weekly live music, featuring Valpo’s best musicians. The menu is one of Valpo’s most diverse, which includes roast beef, sandwiches, hamburgers, alongside fresh and innovative cocktails. Radius also has one of Valpo’s best selections of craft beers. The Radius outdoor dining space is directly across from the iconic Courthouse. Many locals consider Radius the best spot in town for a al fresco… [Read More]

ricochet tacos is authentic and an outdoor dining destination
Ricochet Taco

Always fresh…always real. This is a restaurant that stands for values without compromise. Since 2011 husband and wife restaurateurs, Cory and Blair Muro, have been elevating the food scene in Valparaiso, IN with their inspired, unique concept eateries. Cory’s insatiable desire to innovate is only equaled by Blairs desire to create a fresh and wonderful experience for customers. Ricochet offers a limited menu of creative, thoughtfully delivered food… [Read More]


Chef George Djurovic brings international prominence to the Downtown Valpo Restaurants. Indeed, this renown Chef has the credentials to impress… he attended Paris’ Le Cordon Bleu in 1999 and apprenticed under famed chef Alain Senderens at his Michelin 3 star Lucas Carton. George’s training in classic fundamentals under this legendary French chef proved to be a touchstone in his development as a chef. [Read More]

Scarpe is as real as it gets...Italian food & wine for a remarkable Valentine's Day!

Our menu is always evolving based on local and seasonal produce, but I would say a customer favorite is our hand-cut Tagliatelle with San Marzano Tomato Sauce and Meatballs. Our wine list is composed of all Italian Wines, but our favorite and most versatile wine would have to be Renato Ratti Barbera d’Asti, 2018. It is easy drinking on its own, but it pairs with so many of Olivia’s dishes. [Read More]


Delicious food and unforgettable memories are both better when shared. Here at Martinis, we’ve got it all. With mouthwatering meals, colorful cocktails, a fully-stocked scratch kitchen, and live entertainment, you’re sure to find plenty of reasons to keep coming back. Our customers don’t call us “Old Faithful” for nothing — scratch-made meals prepared with the freshest ingredients means our dishes are consistently great. [Read More]

Happiness is …al fresco dining.

Your guide to culture and fun! Discover everything the downtown has to offer on the Downtown Valpo Restaurants Events Page. Discover culture pairings that include music, live-theater, festivals and events. Your guide to the best that downtown Valparaiso has to offer starts with the Downtown Valpo Restaurants Event page…


Sage place to be for popcorn festival

What can be better than a dinner date at Blue Point followed by live theatre at the Memorial Opera House? Chef Eddie is legendary for his fresh seafood offering. For a great concert experience at Central Park, nothing beats al fresco dining at Pikk’s Tavern. Looking for a romantic restaurant? Nobody knows passion quite like Chef Carlos! The Don Quijote experience has made Valpo a destination for its authentic Spanish food and wine. The Mediterranean experience also includes Sage, an Italian Restaurant with two outdoor dining experiences.

Fans of international cuisine love Furin Japanese for authentic sushi and Japanese atmosphere. Ricochet Tacos is another international sensation. Chef Daryn describes his Ricochet cuisine as New American. “New American cuisine takes classically-trained elements of French, Asian, Latin American, Mediterranean, and other cuisines combined with the comfort and accessibility as your common American fare.”

For people that love the All-American burger, live music, and a remarkable social scene, Radius’ is the place to be! Fans of Radius love Chef Chris’s insatiable drive to create a better experience that includes award-winning burgers, innovative menus (including a tasty keto menu), and a staff that loves to smile. Radius-Valpo was named 2019 Restaurant of the Year. Main + Lincoln’s Chef George attended Paris’ Le Cordon Bleu and enjoys a following for his seasonal American Cuisine.

The Chefs that make up the Downtown Valpo Restaurant Group were the originals in bringing live music, events and outdoor dining to Valparaiso’s historic downtown. So when these Chefs set out to create a website, it had to be more than just about food… it had to be about creating an experience!

From Interactive Menus to the Official Downtown Valpo Restaurant Events, this site promises a remarkable experience. – Cheers!

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