Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Need some ideas for a great restaurant in Northwest Indiana for a romantic dinner with your sweetie? Check out these terrific options, pick your favorite, make your reservation and get ready to impress your special someone with delicious cuisine and wonderful ambiance!

Asparagus Avocado Crispy Rolls

Asparagus, Merrillville

Experience fine dining at Merrillville's Asparagus in a serenely elegant, Zen-like environment while savoring dishes freshly fashioned from the cuisines of Thailand, Vietnam and the Americas, all infused with classic French culinary artistry. 

Blockhead Beerworks menu

Blockhead Beerworks, Valparaiso

If you are looking for great food while also trying new brews, Blockhead Beerworks is where it's at! This restaurant offers an Asian-inspired menu with limited time specials and is constantly adding new and exciting dishes. Their dishes include items like ramen, sushi, fried rice and more. Don't forget to grab a beer or two, or a specialty cocktail!

Byway Brewing Hammond

Byway Brewing, Hammond

Byway Brewing in Hammond is hosting a special dinner on Valentine's Day, presented by Byway's executive chef and his team. Each course is perfectly paired with beer or wine.

Council Oaks miso roasted Alaskan King Crab

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, Gary

Your dining experience will take you on a culinary journey that will exceed your palate's expectations at Council Oaks. Your taste buds will tickle with anticipation as you choose from their award-winning wine selection, featuring boutique wines brought to you from the Old World and the New.

Farmhouse Restaurant cake

Farmhouse Restaurant, Fair Oaks

With its many seating options and beautiful fireplace, Farmhouse Restaurant at Fair Oaks Farms is a wonderful place for a scrumptious meal, cocktails and a variety of wines.

Dinner at Goblin and the Grocer

Goblin & the Grocer, Beverly Shores

Conveniently located in Beverly Shores near the Indiana Dunes, Goblin & the Grocer is a cozy place to enjoy warm meals and yummy seafood options. Not only is it a restaurant, but they also have a small shopping area with locally made gifts. Check out their facebook for events like live music before you visit!

Lighthouse Restaurant on Cedar Lake

Lighthouse Restaurant, Cedar Lake

Nestled on the shores of beautiful Cedar Lake, Lighthouse Restaurant features a large menu with delectable offerings. Surrounded by windows, you can enjoy the scenery of the woods and the water while savoring cuisine that is found nowhere else in the region.

Couples at the bar at Patricks Grille Michigan City

Patrick's Grille, Michigan City

Patrick's, a fine dining restaurant in Michigan City, has a cosmopolitan, yet comfortable ambiance serving delicious steak, seafood, pasta and more.

Pikk's Tavern Valparaiso

Pikk's Tavern, Valparaiso

Located in downtown Valparaiso, Pikk's Tavern resembles a 1940s Chicago steakhouse with its warm and inviting ambiance. Diners can enjoy a delicious Valentine's Day dinner, topping it off with an amazing chocolate cake with raspberry sauce.

Prime Steakhouse Crown Point - crab cakes

Prime Steakhouse, Crown Point

Prime Steakhouse is Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland’s go-to steakhouse and fine dining restaurant located on the historic Crown Point Square. You are set to have a great time with a selection of top steaks and seafood paired with a martini or wine.

Tavern on Main

Tavern on Main, Crown Point

Tavern on Main focuses on high-quality and innovative pub fare from around the world. From Scottish eggs and homemade grits to delectable chicken and waffles, their gastro-styled menu boasts a variety of options. At Tavern on Main, come for the food and stay for the cocktails.

Teibel's fried perch

Teibel's, Schererville

Teibel's family-owned restaurant in Schererville is the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious meal with your special someone. You can choose to dine in their upscale dining room or go for a more casual approach in their cafe. Try one of their famous dishes like fried chicken or lake perch.

Theo's Steak and Seafood

Theo's Steak and Seafood, Highland

Theo's is Northwest Indiana's #1 steakhouse. They take pride in offering only the best cuts of meat and the finest fresh seafood available. 

White Hawk River Rock Chicken Parmesan

White Hawk's River Rock, Crown Point

White Hawk's River Rock Restaurant is located directly inside their clubhouse. With a wide variety of lunch and dinner options, alongside a full bar, you will find something to truly hit the spot.


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