Valparaiso Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Valparaiso; our list of the best things to see, including Valparaiso University, Valparaiso Memorial Opera House and Brauer Museum of Art.
  • The best place in Valparaiso: Valparaiso University

    Valparaiso University

    Valparaiso University is a private, independent Lutheran university located just one hour southeast of Chicago and two and one-half hours north of Indianapolis.
    food nearby
  • Valparaiso Memorial Opera House

    Valparaiso Memorial Opera House

    Built in 1893 as a memorial to Civil War veterans, this historic landmark theatre continues a long tradition of opening its doors to local and national talent.
    eat nearby
  • Brauer Museum of Art

    Brauer Museum of Art

    1709 Chapel Dr
    The mission of the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University is to educate and inspire campus and community members with original works of American art and international religious art.
    restaurants nearby
  • The Old Jail Museum

    153 Franklin St
    The Old Jail Museum
    food nearby
  • Ikea

    1000 Center Drive
    Mon-Fri 10am - 9pm; Saturday 10am - 9pm; Sunday 10am - 8pm; Restaurant Hours: Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 8 pm; Sat 8:30am - 8pm; Sun 9:30am - 6:30pm. This is a very big Ikea store. Ikea is famous for its inexpensive furniture and housewares and its Swedish store. The Swedish store sells traditional Swedish foodstuffs such as lingonberry and cloudberry jams, Swedish meatballs, and cardamom rusk, for homesick Swedish expatriates.
  • Kelsey's Steak House

    Kelsey's Steak House

    Infamous regional steakhouse known for their "6 Lb. Challenge." Eat three 32-oz top sirloin steaks, potato, salad and bread within one hour and your dinner is free. If not, you get to pay a big $42.95. You have to make reservations to take "the challenge" and if you win you get your picture on the website. Fresh seafood and steak is served up all evening. The earlier you arrive the better - grab a late lunch or early dinner - around 4pm - or you'll be swarmed by families, retirees, and large parties. Closed Mondays.
  • Starbucks

    2310 Laporte Ave Ste 900
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
  • Kelsey's Steak House

    Kelsey's Steak House

    2300 Morthland Dr
    Kelsey's Steak and Seafood House has had the priviledge of serving up great steaks and seafood to the residents of NWI for over 20 years. We look forward to serving you. Come on in and bring your appetite!
  • Don Quijote

    119 Lincolnway
    One of the only Spanish restaurants in Indiana; Don Quijote is a pleasant treat. It features unique dishes and has a romantic and exotic atmosphere that will invite you to stay for hours.
  • Valley Kitchen & Bar

    Valley Kitchen & Bar

    55 S Franklin Street
    Valley Kitchen & Bar
  • Valpo Velvet Ice Cream

    Valpo Velvet Ice Cream

    55 Monroe St
    No fancy marketing, no gimmicks, just great ice cream made from only the finest ingredients, and a lot of hard work by The Browns'. 57 Monroe Street Downtown Valpo 464-4141
  • Jade Garden

    3022 Calumet Ave
    Home description.
  • Uptown Coffee Tea Soda

    Uptown Coffee Tea Soda

    1400 E. Lincolnway
    We are an eco-responsible specialty coffee, tea, and soda bar with a dynamic food menu, set in a fusion of modern and classic design. Come in for a coffee to-go or open a tab and stay awhile. 1 block from the VU campus in the Uptown East building!
  • Shoe's Pizzeria

    Shoe's Pizzeria

    3300 N. Calumet Avenue
    Shoe's Pizzeria is happy to say we now serve pizza by the slice for our daily lunch specials. So if you are hungry and in a hurry stop by and "get your shoe's on!"
  • Bistro 157

    Bistro 157

    157 Lincolnway
    Located in downtown Valparaiso, Indiana, Bistro 157 serves up an ambiance that goes well with its gourmet cuisine.
  • Broadway Cafe

    Broadway Cafe

    1805 Morthland Dr
    We offer several ethnic cuisines from around the world such as Greek, Mexican, Oriental and Italian .
  • Cornucopia Coffee Company

    Cornucopia Coffee Company

    210 E. Lincolnway
  • Pestos Italian Restaurant & Catering

    Pestos Italian Restaurant & Catering

    3123 Calumet Ave
    Pestos Italian Restaurant is a Northwest Indiana and Valparaiso Indiana Italian food favorite!
  • El Salto Authentic Mexican Restaurant

    El Salto Authentic Mexican Restaurant

    3530 Calumet Ave
    El Salto Mexican Restaurant provides excellent mexican food at a great price.
  • Meditrina


    24 N. Washington
    A fresh new hot spot
  • Dynasty Buffet

    1805 E Lincolnway Ste 1
  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution

    1084 Linwood Ave
  • Suzies Cafe & Catering

    Suzies Cafe & Catering

    1050 Southpoint Cir
  • Strongbow Inn

    Strongbow Inn

    2405 US Hwy 30
    Strongbow Inn - NWI Fine Dining, Valparaiso, IN
  • Franklin House

    Franklin House

    58 Campbell St
  • Pikk's Tavern

    Pikk's Tavern

    62 w. lincolnway
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Valparaiso uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.