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Restaurante don Quijote

119 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5462
+1 219-462-7976
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (42 reviews)
“paella” (30 reviews)
“flan” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
119 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5462
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience makes you feel that you are visiting Spain. The hospitality, service, and quality are second to none. We have dined here on two occasions and both exceeded expectations. Don Quijote is truly a hidden gem.

Thank Rex R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stepped in the front door and felt like we were visiting home! A warm friendly greeting and very attentive, but not intrusive service was just the beginning! The food is spectacular. The quality and authentic Spanish cuisine is outstanding. The owners are native Spaniards...More

Thank R Bruce D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly service, interesting dishes and reasonable wine list makes for a satisfying experience. Don't be afraid to try some dish you have not heard of before. Sain awaits you.

Thank MichaelS4913028
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time. Loved the dining experience. It is beautifully decorated and the live music made it extra special! We had the bison steak and ostrich steak. So unique but delish. The desserts are out of this world! Must try the flan! We will be back!

Thank medicgurl23
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The atmosphere. the food the owner, Carlos all are amazing. We come here often and have NEVER been disappointed.

Thank MYKEL61
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch on a Friday and had a fabulous experience. I have lived in Spain, and the tapas here are very authentic in my opinion. There is an expansive variety of tapas as well as authentic entrees and deserts. I also sampled the...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here tonight and we had wonderful experience! The staff was friendly, helpful, and prompt. The appetizers were quick coming out. We had the Paella for 2 for our meal, and it was really delicious and very traditional. It was HUGE,...More

Thank Tabby T
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting the area and noticed the Toll Road billboard advertising ‘don Quijote’. Since tapas isn’t available near our home, we figured we’d give it a try. Great decision! We had a very good mushroom appetizer. I followed with the ‘combination...More

Thank M N
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We shared 3 tapas and all were outstanding. Pulpo a la Gallega (octopus only from Spain we were told), Albondigas (Spanish meatballs), and alachofas con jamon (artichoke hearts with cured Spanish ham). I can still taste everything a I write this review. A place to...More

Thank nancy t
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I took my mother to the restaurant to celebrate her birthday, and, a few weeks later, we are still talking about our wonderful experience. We can't wait to return! We were headed to Shipsehwana for a mini vacation and we got hungry right about the...More

Thank Lorelei B
DonQuijotevalpo, Owner at Restaurante don Quijote, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us, and Thank You very much for your beautiful and kind words.

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Christi B
17 February 2017|
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Response from DonQuijoteValpoIn | Property representative |
Hello, Yes! we can suggest you and walk you around our menu, also on certain items we substitute flour with corn starch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5462
    (Michigan Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-462-7976
  • E-mail
Don Quijote Restaurant, the heart of Spain in the heart of Valparaiso. We have been ahead of the "Tapas" trend for the last 26 years!! Serving Spanish cuisine since 1985 and featuring over two dozen different tapas, including, Octopus, Galician style meat pastries and the traditional "Tortilla Espanola", Spanish potato omelet. Our menu doesn"t stop there,but goes on to feature an array of tantalizing entrees, from fresh seafood, like Swordfish and Salmon to succulent Castilian style roast Lamb. The food is sure to please and fortify any traveler who might be roming the countryside. The National dish of Spain is the Paella, and we offer four different versions: Marinera, Vegetarian, Black and Valenciana. Delicious Homemade desserts round out our extensive menu. Our decor, complete with street lamps an a fountain, will transport you, to any out door cafe in Spain. "INDIANA'S ONLY SPANISH RESTAURANT"
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