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Za Za Ristorante - CLOSED

3534 Calumet Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383
+1 219-465-6800
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good6%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
4 Mar 2014
11 Jan 2013
“Food was good but the place was dead!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
3534 Calumet Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383
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Reviewed 5 September 2011

Had to write a review after reading others nasty review regarding Zaza. My italian families favorite restaurant. We went there this Saturday and they informed us that they are waiting for their liquor license to come in and could not serve wine till next week....More

Thank mario t
Reviewed 27 August 2011

Food was acceptable, portions not overly awesome. Service could improve, atmosphere was quaint and Italian. Thought pricing was extreme for staple italian entrees. Small dining area, has never been filled to capacity when I visited.

1  Thank dmarruth
Reviewed 17 August 2011

We have been customers for over 10 years (they used to own another restaurant downtown before this one but had to close it because of mismanagement) the food was good so we put up with the bad service and exaggerated wait times for our entrees...More

Thank janethenry39
Reviewed 16 August 2011

We were meeting family members at this restaurant as it was in an area half-way between our homes. I called earlier in the day to secure a reservation, and all appeared fine. Once we entered the restaurant and were seated the server informed us that...More

Thank ZiaLia2011
Reviewed 21 July 2011

Chef/co-owner is from Rome. This is true Italian fine dining in a small room with a cozy atmosphere. Italian music and a nicely executed wall mural make it feel like a Roman trattoria. Everything is made from scratch, including some pastas. Pumpkin ravioli is exquisite:...More

Thank lawguy3
Reviewed 2 February 2011

In my travel I always look for a great place to eat and Trip Advisor helps me search.. I usually don't go to Valparaiso, Indiana. Due to work I was there for a week. Well the first two day's in town I tried the top...More

2  Thank Larrycooks
Reviewed 1 December 2010

We decided to try this place tonight (Wednesday) after some shopping. The atmosphere was OK and we could take any seat we wanted since only two other tables were occupied. It was obvious that there was a waitress/hostess and the cook. Period. We saw the...More

1  Thank GolfingGreat
Reviewed 11 July 2010

Dont mis this place, It may not have all the pretense of some of the so called 5 restaurants in valparaiso but it has wiithout a doubt the best food. Try the pumpkin ravioli with alfredo, its memorable. We tried to order it with a...More

1  Thank DivaiTail
Reviewed 7 June 2010

Hostess was so incredibly rude, we walked out and will never return.

1  Thank dpjp1129
Reviewed 14 March 2010

Great place. Italian food prepared by an Italian, how can you go wrong!! The staff is friendly and the food is delicious.

1  Thank DivaiTail
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3534 Calumet Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-465-6800
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