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7501 Constitution Ave, Cedar Lake, IN 46303-8030
+1 219-374-9283
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16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 14:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary last night there. All decorated for Christmas, great food. One best filets I have had and service wonderful. Cant wait to go back.

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Thank chic121
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We have dined at the Lighthouse several times on different occasions, food here is very good, from the steaks, to the seafood entrees, to the desserts. Love the service there...

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Cedar Lake, Indiana
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The food is marvelous, however, I have been there on three occasions when I had reservations and had to wait 1 1/2 hours even though I had reserved.

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Chicago
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97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My friends parents recently moved to St. John, IN from Chicagoland. I've heard great things about this place and have been wanting to go, I finally did. It lived up to the hype. Buffalo shrimp appetizer was excellent. The lobster bisque was very tasty, it wasn't as chunky as I hoped for. I had the macadamia crusted walleye, which was... More 

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Portage, Indiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We have dined at the Lighthouse several times over the years. The food here is superb, from the steaks (a must-have), to the seafood entrees, to the desserts. They have a large bar and offer local craft beers from the many breweries we have here in northwest Indiana. The servers are friendly, the lakeside views are beautiful. We introduce the... More 

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Hobart, Indiana
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I have finally found a very good restaurant scratch that great restaurant in Indiana. Lighthouse Restaurant in Cedar Lake was phenomenal from the atmosphere to the service you can't go wrong. The steaks were cooked to perfection, the fish was good, the appetizers were great, the beer, and wine selection fantastic. The prices for being a restaurant that doesn't call... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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240 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A popular place with a two-tier menu. You can get sandwiches, burgers, mac & cheese and the like for $10-$15. And then there's steak, seafood, and the like for about twice that. Food was pretty good--a vegan friend got a portabella mushroom sandwich that was "amazing". I loved my 4-cheese mac and cheese. Perch was good; nothing great. Quantities are... More 

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Dyer, Indiana
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped here for Sunday lunch. Wife had the petite filet with sides and I had the Perch with sides. Simply excellent food, more than ample serving sizes, and very good and attentive waitstaff. Not for dining on a budget but high quality steaks (tender, juicy and tasteful) and my Perch was very good. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Randall S
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I have never been disappointed by this restaurant, the food and service have always been some of the best, and our last visit was no exception. We wanted to go to the Lighthouse once again while the weather was still nice enough to sit outside, in an rocker along the water, with a drink, and enjoy the beautiful sunset. Every... More 

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Chesterton, Indiana
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Food was great from the stuffed mushrooms to the walleye. Our server was very attentive and made sure we were taken care of. It's a fantastic place to spend an evening dining.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7501 Constitution Ave, Cedar Lake, IN 46303-8030
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Cedar Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 219-374-9283

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