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The Gino’s Story

Gino’s Prime and Surf is still the restaurant of choice for those wanting that true “Chicago” steakhouse experience in Northwest Indiana. Originally owned and operated by the Massignani family from 1950 to 1995, Gino’s continues the traditions that propelled this family-owned steakhouse to success in the Chicagoland area.

Tom and Dean Frangos purchased the rights to the Gino’s name and recipes in 2004, and are dedicated to maintaining the Gino’s tradition while evolving to appeal to the rising expectations of Northwest Indiana patrons.

Headed by our Executive Chef, Jose Vasquez, and his culinary team, Gino’s continues to serve the decades-loved classic recipes.

Featured Dishes

Our famous Oysters Rockefeller, Signature Filet topped with Roquefort Cheese, Fried Lake Perch, and Airline Chicken Vessuvio are just some of the favorites, as well as exciting new dishes such as tableside Cacio e Pepe! 

Gino’s Signature Marinated Peppers serve as one of the staples of the locally famous brand, which is also known for its house-made dressings and desserts.


We are proud to partner with purveyors such as Meats by Linz and Supreme Lobster to serve our patrons the highest quality proteins and freshest produce available.

Ginos Partners