Located near Miller Station, Miller Pizza Company is owned by a father-and-son team for over 30 years. They started the establishment with the simple objective of creating deep-dish pizzas like the ones they grew up eating in Chicago. No matter which kind of pie you choose, it’ll be stuffed with toppings and gooey mozzarella.
Miller Pizza Company, 622 S Lake St, Gary, IN, USA, +1 219 938 7071
In Gary, the BBQ title goes to the award-winning Big Daddy’s BBQ. An ultra laid-back, no-frills kind of place, Big Daddy’s serves all the fixings. Come here for ribs slathered in sauce, fried chicken wings, beef brisket, pulled pork, collard greens, baked beans and more. Big Daddy’s is owned and operated by a dedicated couple, one of whom, of course, is Big Daddy himself.
Big Daddy’s BBQ, 4213 Cleveland St, Gary, IN, USA, +1 219 888 9592
NY Plate is a good spot to choose if you’re looking to please a group of diverse palates because it has an eclectic menu featuring items such as Philly cheesesteaks, gyros, catfish, chicken wings and more. NY Plate is perhaps most famous for its fried jumbo shrimps. The unpretentious interior is ideal for enjoying a casual lunch or dinner.
NY Plate, 5808 Melton Rd, Gary, IN, USA, +1 219 939 8800