The Downtown Valparaiso Restaurants couldn’t be more excited to partner with Valparaiso University for a special Intro to Valpo Day visitors. As a team, we wish you the best visitor experience possible! After your on-campus visit, all visitors will receive a voucher to dine at the downtown restaurant of their choice, including:


Valpo’s Restaurants Love VU Students!


• Blue Point Oyster Bar & Seafood
blue point is great for seafood lovers and outdoor dining
•Don Quijote Restaurante and Imports (Spanish/Mediterranean )

candlelight dinner for romantic dining

•FURIN Japanese Restaurant & Bar
•Martinis in Valpo   (Mediterranean/Steakhouse)
•  Pikk’s Tavern  (Chicago-Themed American Cuisine)

pikks outdoor dining! A top pick for northwest indiana dining and innovation.

•RADIUS-Valpo  (Gourmet Burgers)
• Scarpe (Italian)
• Main+Lincoln (New American Style)


Students and families are invited to join us on campus for our Intro to Valpo Visit Day on 9/26! Take a campus tour and get an overview of academic opportunities, scholarships and financial aid info, and student life experiences. End the day with a voucher for a meal at one of several downtown Valparaiso restaurants! Capacity is limited and we are unable to admit unregistered students to this event. Registration closes 9/21 or when capacity is full – sign up today to secure your spot!
Participating in Downtown Valparaiso Restaurants:
• Blue Point Oyster Bar and Seafood
• Don Quijote Restaurante and Imports Spanish/Mediterranean
• FURIN Japanese Restaurant & Bar
• Martinis in Valpo Mediterranean/Steakhouse
• Pikk’s Tavern Chicago-Themed American Cuisine
• RADIUS-Valpo Gourmet Burgers
• Scarpe Italian
And don’t ask us for recommendations… because they are all on our Valpo downtown dining bucket list! 😋
sign up to attend our in-person Intro to Valpo Day visit at