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Cavalier Inn

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735 Gostlin St, Hammond, IN 46327-1418
+1 219-933-9314
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09:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:00
Sat 12:00 - 20:00
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Dyer, Indiana
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great place! Not fancy inside but comfortable. We tried the Polish beer on tap, excellent! Both the owners and our server were so very friendly. My husband had the Polish platter and everything on it was wonderful. The potato pancakes tasted just like the ones my grandma used to fry up in her kitchen. I had the perch and frog... More 

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Thank LizPip
NW Indiana
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The atmosphere is old school but we don't mind that because the food is so delicious! Eating here is like a flashback to the food my Polish mother in law made over the years. And the pricing is very reasonable.

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Thank MaryNWIndiana
Hammond, Indiana
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Food was good, staff was fantastic, very nice. Not to much to say seeing as how we were grieving.theu were nice though.

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Thank arica1986
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I used to live (literally) across the alley from the Cavalier Inn. I've eaten there so many times and I've never had anything that tasted bad EVER ! They make traditional Polish food, which is excellent, and the lake perch is wonderful. Although the inside looks a little dated, it's a really cozy and friendly place to have a good... More 

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Thank Michelle T
Hobart, Indiana
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198 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

I read an article in The Times newspaper about this restaurant/bar and decided to treat a friend of mine for her birthday dinner. This establishment is located in Hammond in the older neighborhood and, from first appearances, looked like your "typical neighborhood bar". We entered to find a very friendly bartender who invited us to sit in the restaurant section... More 

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Thank Mary M
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

They have the best tasting lake perch in the Region at the best prices. They give ample amounts of food. Restaurant is clean with friendly staff.

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Thank MFKsmom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Old school polish food at its best. Also good lake perch. Old place with original owners. Could use a spruce up, but it's been a staple in the area for years.

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Hammond, Indiana
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

If you want real Polish home cooking, try this restaurant. They make their own sauerkraut, Pirogies and polish sausage, all of which are wonderful. They also have a bar at the front of the restaurant. Their menu is small but it gives you a great selection to choose from.

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1 Thank Barbara M
The Villages, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

I now live in The Villages, Florida. I worked as server for nine years under Wally and Mary. I have so many many fond memories of Cavalier Inn. We had the best periodis around, besides all the other great dishes. I haven't been to Hammond for many years, but you will always be dear to my heart. I can remember... More 

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Thank Ginny H
Lansing, Illinois
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79 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

I have been here several times over the years.Friendly old school place with very good homemade food. They start you with a relish tray and white bread. This is probably the only polish place that does not serve rye bread! Pierogi , fish , polish sausage and fried chicken all very good.Walk in and seat yourself and do it before... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Polish, Bar, European, Pub, Eastern European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 735 Gostlin St, Hammond, IN 46327-1418
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: +1 219-933-9314

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?